Sat, 17 Aug 2019

Southeast Asian carrier takes delivery of first Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The first of eight 787-10 Dreamliner airplanes has been delivered to Vietnam Airlines.The Southeast Asian ...

Euro slides, Asian equities flat Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - The euro tumbled on Asian markets on Friday, extending losses of recent days.The friendless euro dropped as ...

Fears for UAE economy as Consumer Price Index in Abu Dhabi retreats

ABU DHABI, UAE - The UAE economy, while technically still recording growth, has been flat for years.Property prices have crashed, ...

Dow Jones, S and P 500 gain, Nasdaq slips

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks recovered a little ground on Thursday after substantial falls a day earlier, while ...

Asian stocks mixed, Aussie market tumbles

SYDNEY, Australia - Australian stock markets shattered on Thursday, extending losses on Wall Street and European exchanges overnight.Japanese stocks fell, ...

Atlanta federal court jury convicts broker of insider trading

ATLANTA, Georgia - A securities broker on Wednesday was convicted of insider trading by jurors in Atlanta federal court.New Jersey ...

Recession fears send global stocks tumbling

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks have sustained heavy falls on Wall Street Wednesday, after fears of a global recession ...

Chinese industrial output for July well below expectations

BEIJING, China - The Chinese economy is slowing faster than expected, new data released on Wednesday revealed.Industrial output for July, ...

Modest gains on Asian bourses Wednesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Disappointing economic data from China failed to dent markets across the region on Wednesday.All the major bourses ...

Sources: US to Give Huawei More Time to Buy American-Made Parts

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese ...

Greenland cold-shoulders Trump's buyer's interest

Greenland is not for sale, local authorities said Friday, after a newspaper reported that US President Donald Trump is looking ...

Recession Fears Prompt Many to Rethink Global Economic Integration

Fears of a global recession mounted this week, as a host of factors combined to send investors retreating to the ...

Apple set for September showdown with EU over record tax bill

Apple's 13bn-euro (around R219bn at current rates) battle with the European Union reaches the bloc's courts next month in a ...

Trump Not First US President Who Wants Greenland

WHITE HOUSE - The government of Greenland is dismissing the idea that the island is for sale, following media reports ...

Microsoft is not working on streaming-only Xbox console: Phil Spencer

California [USA], Aug 16 (ANI): The gaming industry might be pushing for cloud-based solutions, but Xbox thinks otherwise. In an ...

Jooste: Steinhoff's R850m claim 'vague and embarrassing'

Steinhoff's former Chief Executive Officer Markus Jooste sees the retailer's claim for more than R850m against him as "vague and ...

ShareChat raises $100 million in series D funding

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Aug 16 (ANI): Regional social media platform -- ShareChat -- said on Friday that it has raised ...

Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg resigns amid Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong, Aug 16 (ANI): Cathay Pacific's Chief Executive Officer Rupert Hogg resigned on Friday amid mounting Chinese regulatory scrutiny ...

Sasol delays results for review of $13bn investment

Sasol plunged the most in more than two decades after the company delayed its financial results for a month to ...

Stocks remain resilient, Nifty closes above 11,000 mark

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 16 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices reversed early losses on Friday and closed marginally higher with auto ...

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Government in eastern Libya denies abducting Seham Sergewa

TRIPOLI, Libya - An international human rights group has called on the Interim government in eastern Libya to exert all ...

Number of people dead after oil tanker explosion in Tanzania hits 89

DODOMO, Tanzania - The number of people who were killed when an overturned fuel tanker exploded last Saturday has been ...

People should not fall under spell of Boko Haram says former captee

To mark next week's International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, UN News travelled to ...

Bangladesh appoints Russell Domingo as head coach

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Aug 17 (ANI): Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday appointed South African Russell Domingo as national team head ...

Fuel price hikes - no end in sight for weary consumers

High oil prices have seen rising petrol prices globally, and for already cash-strapped South African motorists, there appears to be ...

Three Russians Among Crew Taken Hostage By Pirates Off West Africa

Three Russians were among five crew members taken hostage from a cargo ship by pirates off the coast of Cameroon, ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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