Mon, 30 Mar 2020

Transport trucks finding it difficult to navigate closed borders

KANPUR, Uttar Pradesh, India - Several truck drivers, many with goods loaded on their vehicles, have been stuck in Uttar ...

Wall St tumbles despite Congress finally passing $2.2 trillion law

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sold off sharply on Friday, despite the House of Represnetatives passing a ...

Time to reboot American manufacturing

The coronavirus crisis has turned the fact that we don't make anything in America anymore from a topic for philosophical ...

Australian shares tumble 5%, Japan rises nearly 4%

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares were decidedly mixed across Asia on Friday. In Japan they soared in value. In Australia they ...

Multi-billion dollar relief package passed by parliament in Europe

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Parliament on Thursday evening passed a $40 billion emergency package to help countries and their ...

Greenback loses lustre as stocks roar back into favour

NEW YORK, New York - The U.,S. dollar was continuing its recent correction on Friday, losing ground to the major ...

Thailand Faces Record Drought

For some Thais who are turning on their faucets this month, what they are getting in return is a stream ...

Germany's Merkel Shines in Virus Crisis Even as Power Wanes

BERLIN - In her first address to the nation on the coronavirus pandemic, German Chancellor Angela Merkel calmly appealed to ...

Earth Hour goes digital for first time due to COVID-19

Beijing [China], Mar 29 (ANI): The annual observation of Earth Hour in the night of the last Saturday of March ...

South Africa may approach IMF over coronavirus impact

South Africa may approach the International Monetary Fund for the first time ever to help with funding to deal with ...

Daniel Silke | A black swan and a downgrade will test SA

It was perhaps naive to think that the last remaining ratings agency keeping the country within investment grade parameters would ...

Hunger games? Tennis foot soldiers struggle in time of coronavirus

With careers spent scratching around dusty outposts, sometimes with "just $100" in their pockets, tennis' unheralded army of foot soldiers ...

Bukidnon allots P700M to "no-work no-pay" workers

MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, March 29 (PIA) - In an effort to help the province's thousands of "no-work no-pay" workers who ...

US Journalists Expelled From China Invited to Taiwan

Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu invited three U.S. journalists whose credentials were revoked by China to work from the island.Wu's ...

Cancel County Championship if it can't be played in full - Cook

Former England captain Alastair Cook on Saturday called on cricket chiefs to cancel the English County Championship if the season ...

Report: PGA Tour to aid golfers, caddies in financial need

The PGA Tour is stepping in to assist golfers and caddies who are financially struggling as a result of the ...

Reserve Bank takes steps to ease bank lending

South Africa's banking regulator has published proposals to drop the minimum capital requirements and compulsory reserve funds for lenders to ...

Gurugram real estate developers laud RBI measures

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Mar 28 (ANI/ NewsVoir): Gurugram realty developers have lauded RBI measures to inject liquidity into the Indian ...

How much money did Lenin and Stalin make

Bolshevik thug lifeGlobal Look Press; Alexander Demyanchuk/TASS; MartinHansV(CC BY 3.0) Lenin worked as a translator, and Stalin worked in an ...

Sifiso Skenjana | Moody's downgraded SA. What happens now?

Moody's Ratings Agency has downgraded South Africa's sovereign credit rating to sub-investment grade from Baa3 to Ba1 (also known as ...

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KZN man dies of coronavirus as infections rise to 1 280

South Africa has recorded a second death as the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country reached 1 ...

Bok hero Vermeulen home safe after travel nightmare

Springbok Rugby World Cup winner Duane Vermeulen has returned to South Africa after fearing that he would be stranded in ...

Absa launches extensive coronavirus payment relief programme

After careful consideration and engagements with regulators, Absa announced on Sunday that it is introducing a comprehensive customer, business and ...

Absa Premiership finish date 'unrealistic', warns doctor

Former South Africa national team doctor Ntlopi Mogoru says it is "unrealistic" to expect the Absa Premiership to finish by ...

ANC members accused of selling land for illegal occupation

Holding an umbrella to protect herself from the hot sun, Mxolosi Mthetwa finally sits down next to her shovel and ...

Jonty Rhodes enjoys home workout with kids amid lockdown

New Delhi [India], Mar 29 (ANI): Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes on Sunday shared his workout videos along with ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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