Fri, 25 Jun 2021

Asian sharemarkets on the money, solid gains across the board

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were soundly higher on Friday, following on from the exuberance on Wall Street, ...

U.S. postal contract for new trucks could be worth $6 billion

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin: - Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Defense said this week that it will hire 1,000 employees when it opens a Spartanburg, ...

New home sales fall in U.S. as prices jump and market cools

WASHINGTON, D.C.: High prices are responsible for the sale of new U.S. single-family homes to have fallen to a one-year ...

Nasdaq and Standard and Poor's 500 close at all-time high

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks traded higher on Thursday after the Senate signed off on President Joe Biden's ...

Trade Rep Tai says no incentives offered to move jobs from U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration chief trade representative, Katherine Tai, has said no incentives will be offered to American companies ...

British government works to join trans-Pacific free trade pact

LONDON, England: Britain is set to initiate negotiations for joining the trans-Pacific free trade pact that would allow its businesses ...

Lacklustre day for stock and currency traders in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia hardly moved on Thursday with little news to drive markets in any direction.Foreign ...

IKEA France fined $1.2 million for spying on employees

PARIS, France: The French branch of Ingka Group, which owns most IKEA stores worldwide, was ordered to pay a $1.2 ...

Spanish designer uses 3-D printing to mold artificial arms

MADRID, Spain: Juan Moyolema, aged 8, was ecstatic on receiving a prosthetic hand developed by a designer in Madrid who ...

U.S. stocks struggle to make gains, Nasdaq however adds 18 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were directionless on Wednesday with minor adjustments in all major indices.The Nasdaq did ...

UK upgraded by Fitch after economy rebounds post-Covid

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Rating agency Fitch has raised the outlook for the UK's sovereign debt score to 'stable' ...

Belarus companies, individuals sanctioned after forced landing of jet

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union will expand travel bans and the freezing of asset of 86 Belarusian individuals and companies ...

Stocks in Asia trade sideways, little movements in either direction

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia traded in tight ranges on Wednesday, with little headway being made in either ...

Agreement means Adevinta to purchase eBay advertising group

OSLO, Norway: U.S. e-commerce group eBay and Adevinta of Norway have received permission to work jointly in selling global classified ...

AirAsia says industry could return to normal in 2 years

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The founder of AirAsia Group has said the aviation industry could return to normal within two years. ...

Wall Street forges ahead, Dow adds another 69 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks continued their recovery which began on Monday.Tuesday saw the major indices all make ...

To receive Covid vaccination, Indonesians heading to U.S.

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Some Indonesian residents are traveling to wealthier countries to receive Covid vaccinations."It just so happens that I haven't ...

Pilots, aircrews to hold protests against UK travel restrictions

LONDON, England: Britain's airlines and holiday and tour companies are planning a "day of action" on Wednesday, in a bid ...

Covid-19 shifts fiscal consolidation targets for states

Singapore, June 25 (ANI): SP Global Ratings said on Friday that Covid-19 pandemic can worsen structural deficits and indebtedness of ...

India claimed for next generation Economic Model

Geneva [Switzerland]/ New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI/ThePRTree): Recently, WIPO Geneva published the mechanism and concept of H.R Economic Model, ...

Sensex gains 226 points, RIL dips 2.3 pc post AGM

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 25 (ANI): Equity indices traded with small positivity on Friday with index heavyweight Reliance Industries being ...

Japan ratifies world's biggest free trade agreement

Tokyo [Japan], June 25 (ANI): Japan on Friday ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a free trade agreement between ...

Here's everything Microsoft is removing from Windows 11

Washington [US], June 25 (ANI): Microsoft announced Windows 11 on Thursday night, with a brand new design, a centered start ...

Nigerian artists and entrepreneurs bank on crypto-art

The crypto-art market is a growing business in Nigeria.Pop-artist Osinachi sells paintings on Microsoft Word for several thousand euros.Between January ...

Japan ratifies RCEP, world's biggest FTA including China, ASEAN

© Provided by Xinhua Japan has ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, which is expected to feasibly enter force later ...

Chinese banks now hold over $1 TRILLION in foreign reserves

Foreign currency deposits in Chinese banks jumped by more than $260 billion in the year through May, having surpassed $1 ...

Equity indices flat, RIL dips 2 pc post AGM

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 25 (ANI): Equity frontline gauges were flat during early hours on Friday with index heavyweight Reliance ...

Hungary has no place in EU, says Dutch PM

Brussels [Belgium], June 25 (ANI): Hungary "has no place" in the European Union (EU) after passing a contentious bill banning ...

Cambodian gov't spokesman says Sino-Cambodian ties to be closer, stronger

© Provided by Xinhua "At the time of this economic downturn, the BRI remains as a driving force to continue ...

Nirmala Sitharaman addresses USISPF

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday participated in the Global Investors Roundtable organized ...

Judge Threatens to Toss DEA Agent's Plea in Corruption Case

TAMPA, FLORIDA - A federal judge Wednesday threatened to throw out the guilty plea of a veteran U.S. narcotics agent ...

Microsoft adds Android apps to Windows 11

Washington [US] June 24 (ANI): American tech giant Microsoft, during its Windows 11 launch event on Thursday revealed that it ...

Tanzanian billionaire sees business booming under new president

Private business in Tanzania is set to expand rapidly as President Samia Hassan moves to reassure investors and improve the ...

UN chief urges EU solidarity in managing migration

© Provided by Xinhua In 2015, the EU faced an unprecedented migration crisis resulting from conflicts in northern Africa and ...

US cautions Taliban, says won't accept forced govt in Kabul

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): Amid intelligence reports that the current government in Kabul could collapse within six months after ...

Pradhan urged OPEC to phase out production cuts sooner, mai

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): In a high-level consultation meeting on Thursday, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas ...

Lawyer Says Death of McAfee Surprised US Mogul's Family

MADRID - Authorities in Spain say that a judge has ordered an autopsy on the remains of John McAfee, the ...

Windows 11 launch event to be live-streamed publicly

Washington [US] June 24 (ANI): American tech giant Microsoft is all set to reveal the next generation of its operating ...

Equity guages drift higher, Reliance dips 2.6 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices drifted higher on Thursday due to heavy buying in IT stocks ...

After 'negative spiral', EU seeks new Russia strategy

EU leaders plan to engage with Russian President Vladimir Putin to improve the relationship.French and German envoys proposed a summit ...

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Delta memo says company to hire 1,000 pilots by summer 2022

ATLANTA, Georgia: Amid news that several U.S. carriers are hiring more pilots and staff in response to increasing travel demand, ...

EU citizens missing deadline to receive 28-day notice for UK residency

LONDON, England: Those European Union citizens living in Britain will be issued a 28-day notice in which they can apply ...

To prevent spread of Covid, Tokyo Olympics to bar alcohol

TOKYO, Japan: With under one month before the start of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, media reports that officials ...

Police capture 8-foot Burmese python outside NY home

DEER PARK, New York: Police have captured an 8-foot Burmese python which was found on the driveway of a resident's ...

WHO to teach countries to manufacture Covid vaccine in South Africa

PARIS, France: The World Health Organization will establish a hub in South Africa where scientists from low- and middle-income countries ...

Two men in Western Australia alleged to have imported $1.6m in cocaine

PERTH, Western Australia - A man appeared in a Perth court on Thursday charged with smuggling nearly four kilograms of ...

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