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Japanese stock market leads Asian bourses higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were sharply higher on Monday, while profit-taking trimmed recent gains in the U.S. ...

Shortage of chips slowing production at Tesla, other manufacturers

FREMONT, California: After a two-day shutdown due to parts shortages, Tesla's Fremont, California plant reopened on Wednesday, Chief Executive Officer ...

Costco starting wage to be $1 per hour more than Walmart

WASHINGTON, DC: Joining other major U.S. retailers who have announced a hike in minimum wage for employees, Costco has said ...

CDC cannot prevent landlords from evicting tenants, says court

TYLER, Texas: A federal judge on Thursday struck down as unconstitutional regulations preventing landlords from evicting residential tenants. The regulations ...

Restaurants, stadiums, party sites to reopen in Massachusetts

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Massachusetts restaurants will no longer be required to limit their seating capacities beginning March 1. Government sources say ...

China's Hong Guang Mini EV outselling Tesla's high-end cars

BEIJING, China: The Chinese public seems to have developed a penchant for the pocket-friendly Hong Guang Mini EV, priced at ...

Unemployment in Ireland reaches 25% due to pandemic

DUBLIN, Ireland - It will take until 2023 for Ireland to return to full employment following the Covid pandemic, Ireland's ...

Concerned about security, Biden seeks to produce supply chain goods

WASHINGTON, DC: In order to reduce the United States' reliance on the imports of advanced batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and ...

U.S. stocks breakdown continues, techs however gain

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were like a tug of war Friday. Industrials lost ground, while technology stocks ...

Ability to transfer money prevented by Wednesday failure at U.S. Fed

WASHINGTON, DC - Several payment services belonging to the U.S. Federal Reserve came to a standstill on Wednesday, including the ...

Biden to Meet with Mexican President Amid Migration Issues

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is planning a virtual meeting Monday with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador - a ...

Economy gathers steam but pvt investments missing: RBI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 1 (ANI): Economic activity is gaining steam in India as Covid-19 incidences recede but private investments ...

Sensex gains 750 points, auto and metal stocks surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 1 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded firm on Monday due to upbeat sentiment in global markets ...

India businesses benefit from Myanmar coup?

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, March 1 (ANI): When Myanmar's military seized power after detaining Aung San Suu Kyi and other ...

Ratings agency Fitch downgrades Transnet

Ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Transnet's long-term foreign and local currency issuer default ratings due to a downgrade of the ...

SBI reduces home loan interest rates to 6.7 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 1 (ANI): State Bank of India (SBI) has sweetened its offers on home loans by reducing ...

Equity indices trade firm, auto stocks surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 1 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded firm during early hours on Monday on the back upbeat ...

Kerala CM slams opposition for discrediting KIIFB

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], March 1 (ANI): Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday hit out at the opposition in the state ...

Factbox: China's economic and social progress in 2020

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, March 1 (Xinhua) -- Braving the virus test and challenges in domestic and international situations, ...

Nelly Korda captures fourth career title at Gainbridge LPGA

Florida native Nelly Korda converted her third-round lead into a three-shot win on Sunday, carding a bogey-free round of 3-under ...

First of 28 heritage sites to be reconstructed in Indian ai

Nepal [Kathmandu], February 28 (ANI): The restoration work of Seto Macchindranath Temple, one of the 28 heritage sites which will ...

Livelihood kits help economic survival of PWDs

PAGADIAN CITY, Feb 28 (PIA) - The people with disabilities (PWDs) in Zamboanga del Sur are overjoyed to receive livelihood ...

Foundation stone laid for restoration of Seto temple

Kathmandu [Nepal], February 28 (ANI): Indian Ambassador Vinay Mohan Kwatra, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil ...

Hezbollah and Israel's richest were both welcome at a DRC bank

Swiss-based Afriland First Group SA star's performer is its banking unit in the Democratic Republic of Congo.Information provided by whistleblowers ...

Zimbabwean business leaders sound an unfamiliar note: optimism

Zimbabwe is reaping the benefits of a commodities boom and good summer rains that are bolstering farm output.A series of ...

At Bicoastal Globes on Sunday, 'Borat' Could Triumph

NEW YORK - When drained of glamour, what's left of the Golden Globes?That's one of the biggest questions heading into ...

Somalia Issues First License to Mobile Money Service

Somali officials on Saturday issued the country's first license to a mobile money service, bringing regulation to the widely used ...

Prasa CEO appointment marks beginning of new era: Mbalula

The Passenger Rail Agency (Prasa) of South Africa has not had a permanet CEO since the departure of Lucky Montana ...

US Peace Corps Marks 60 Years of Global Volunteerism

The U.S. Peace Corps turns 60 Monday.Since its establishment through executive order by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, ...

Peace Corps Marks 60 Years of Global Volunteerism

The U.S. Peace Corps turns 60 Monday.Since its establishment through executive order by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, ...

How reading aloud can be an act of seduction

Reading aloud is an activity that we associate with the cosy comfort of children's bedtime stories. Certainly, children's classics from ...

MTN to fight Syria's decision to put its business under supervision

MTN says it plans to appeal a decision by the Syrian authorities to place its business under judicial guardianship, in ...

Aged care, death and taxes after the royal commission

The Governor General was handed the report of the aged care royal commission on Friday. It will be made public ...

Speaker Velasco hopes for earlier COVID-19 vaccine rollout

BOAC, Marinduque, Feb. 26 (PIA) -- Marinduque Representative and Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco recently expressed high hopes the country's ...

Rand slips as the reality of SA's debt trajectory sets in

The rand was the worst performing emerging market currency on Thursday, it weakened beyond R15/$ in the overnight session.The local ...

Skeptical Moody's sees SA debt burden rising

Ratings agency Moody's noted that although government's deficit forecasts have been revised lower, the country can't avoid a rising debt ...

Asia markets tumble as rate hike fears take hold

The rollout of vaccines, slowing of infections and Joe Biden's impending huge US stimulus are proving to be a double-edged ...

Kosovo Investigative Reporter Beaten in Midnight Attack

PRISTINA, KOSOVO - Kosovo journalist Visar Duriqi was returning to his apartment outside the capital, Pristina, just after midnight Thursday ...

EU to propose Covid-19 vaccine passports in March

The European Commission will present a proposal in March on creating an EU-wide digital vaccination passport, an issue that has ...

Western Sahara returns to European Court of Justice

Luxembourg (AFP)The European Court of Justice is next week to discuss EU-Morocco accords allowing Rabat to export goods from Western ...

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Shortage of chips slowing production at Tesla, other manufacturers

FREMONT, California: After a two-day shutdown due to parts shortages, Tesla's Fremont, California plant reopened on Wednesday, Chief Executive Officer ...

China's Hong Guang Mini EV outselling Tesla's high-end cars

BEIJING, China: The Chinese public seems to have developed a penchant for the pocket-friendly Hong Guang Mini EV, priced at ...

Sensex gains 750 points, auto and metal stocks surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 1 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded firm on Monday due to upbeat sentiment in global markets ...

Himanshu Patel got recognised as "The Global Icon 2020"

New Delhi [India], March 1 (ANI/Digpu): Himanshu sealed his fate when he dropped out from school in eleventh grade to ...

Maruti Suzuki's sales up 11.8 pc in Feb at 1.64 lakh units

New Delhi [India], March 1 (ANI): Maruti Suzuki on Monday reported total sales of 1.64 lakh units during February, up ...

Canucks look for some breaks as they head to Winnipeg

The Vancouver Canucks feel like they are getting a raw deal, that their game is better than the results show. ...

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