Wed, 23 Jun 2021

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 ...

Japanese sharemarkets dominate Asian trading again Tuesday

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan did an almost complete about-face on Tuesday with the Nikkei 225 soaring 873.20 ...

Dubai Airport sees 8% jump in passengers in 2021

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Officials at Dubai International Airport are hoping for a "flood" of travelers as the coronavirus pandemic ...

Boeing unveils 230 passenger 737 MAX 10 jet

SEATTLE, Washington: The latest and largest 737 edition from Boeing -- the MAX 10 -- is being introduced as part ...

Dow Jones rises by nearly 600 points as Wall Street rebounds

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks finished sharply higher on Monday as bargain-hunters bought up big.The Dow Jones led ...

Paypal merchant fees jump from 2.9 to 3.4 percent

SAN JOSE, California: PayPal is raising merchant fees one half percent to merchants as it solidifies its dominant position in ...

Biden ends 25% Trump tariff on Scotch whiskey, other EU imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has lifted a 25 percent tariff on Scotch whiskey, as well as other goods imported ...

Sharemarkets in Asia sold off, main Tokyo index sheds 953 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were thrashed in Japan, Australia, and Hong Kong on Monday. Shares in China finished flat.The ...

New cancer drug is goal of partnership between Bristol-Myers and Eisai

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb has entered into a collaboration agreement worth up to $3.10 billion with ...

After JBS hacking, ranchers creating smaller meat processing plants

LINCOLN, Nebraska: Overwhelmed by pandemic-related closures of large slaughterhouses and a recent cyberattack on meatpacking giant JBS, which upended meat ...

Spain's successful vaccination drive leads to end of face masks

BARCELONA, Spain: Spain will no longer require the wearing of face masks outdoors beginning June 26, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez ...

Involvement by China's Huawei halts laying Pacific telecom cable

SYDNEY, Australia: Concerns over Chinese participation have prevented the awarding of a contract to lay underseas communication cables for Pacific ...

UN envoy sees dire situation in Afghanistan

© Provided by Xinhua "For the Taliban to continue this intensive military campaign would be a tragic course of action. ...

Regulatory delays impact Stadio, but two mega campuses still on track

Higher education provider Stadio held a virtual AGM on Tuesday.Stadio's investments include Milpark Education, Stadio Higher Education and AFDA.It is ...

Zimbabwe says it lost a third of its gold output to smugglers

Zimbabwe estimates gold smuggling costs its economy over R21 billion in lost revenue per year. Most of the gold is ...

Aston Martin's R50 million supercar embroiled in Swiss spat

Aston Martin Lagonda Global said it's suing a company affiliated with one of its dealers in Switzerland, alleging that it ...

US Food BanksFear Rising Prices Will Affect Mission to Feed Needy

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA - A food pantry in Fairfax, Virginia, serves as a lifeline for Mandy Recinos in her constant struggle ...

Pfizer in final stages of approval for COVID-19 vaccine in

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Tuesday said it is in the "final stages" of ...

Industry leaders expect major uplift in market sentiment

New Delhi, (Delhi), [India], June 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Despite the setback suffered on the economic front due to the onslaught of ...

Google's ad tech services face EU antitrust probe

Brussels [Belgium], June 22 (ANI/Sputnik): The European Commission said it has opened an antitrust investigation to see whether Google has ...

EU launches probe into Google online ads

The EU launched a wide-ranging antitrust probe against Google on Tuesday over concerns that it is forcing out rivals in ...

Equities indices end flat, auto stocks in top gear

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 22 (ANI): Equity bourses traded gap up following global cues in morning hours on Tuesday but ...

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas advises on corporate insolvency

New Delhi/Mumbai [India], June 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (Firm) acted as the legal counsel to Committee of Creditors (CoC) ...

Reforms by conviction and incentives says PM Modi in blog

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and in the backdrop of a ...

Paisabazaar rolls out its neo-lending strategy

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], June 22 (ANI/NewsVoir):A key part of Paisabazaar's long-term growth strategy is building neo-lending products with partners, to ...

China crypto clampdown sends Bitcoin closer to key $30,000 Level

China's intensifying cryptocurrency crackdown has left Bitcoin flirting with $30,000, a price level seen as key to the short-term outlook ...

Trimble helps remove 7 million metric tons of greenhouse

New Delhi/ Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Global construction technology leader Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) released its 2020 Sustainability Report ...

Hana Bank to obtain approval to open Taiwan branch

Seoul [South Korea], June 22 (ANI/Global Economic): Hana Financial group announced that it has obtained the approval to open Hana ...

Equity indices upbeat as auto, PSB stocks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices extended recovery during early hours on Tuesday as investors focussed on ...

Poverty in Pakistan rises to over 5 pc in 2020: WB

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 22 (ANI): The World Bank (WB) has estimated that poverty in Pakistan has increased from 4.4 per ...

How five Hong Kong anti-govt protesters escaped persecution

Taipei [Taiwan], June 22 (ANI): Almost a year after five anti-government protesters fled Hong Kong in July 2020 to escape ...

Georgia's fast and furious delivery business

Careering through tight traffic, Zaza steered his scooter into the oncoming bus lane and hit the gas. A car ahead ...

COVID-19: why lab-leak theory is back despite little new evidence

President Biden has ordered the US intelligence agencies to deepen their investigation of whether the coronavirus emerged naturally from animal-to-human ...

Germany's anti-monopoly watchdog opens probe against Apple

Germany's Federal Cartel Office (FCO) has launched an investigation into Apple to see if the corporation is thwarting competition by ...

Mozambique gas plan on track despite violence, says Eni

Italian energy company Eni on Monday said that an offshore gas project in Mozambique's insurgent-hit north was still on track ...

Prosus to expand 'dark stores' in $16 billion food business

Prosus, Europe's largest consumer internet company, is planning to expand its grocery services using "dark stores" as competition booms in ...

PPC slashes debt to R2.6bn and may avoid a rights issue

Cement maker PPC has slashed its R5.8 billion debt to R2.6 billion, following a debt-restructuring deal with lenders and disposals.The ...

Equity gauges close higher, PSB and realty stocks surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 21 (ANI): Market bulls reversed morning losses as traders engaged in broad-based buying on Monday with ...

China's growth-obsessed development model

Beijing [China], June 21 (ANI): China's growth-obsessed development model is changing the landscape of the country. Changyao Mountain in Yunnan ...

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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 ...

Japanese sharemarkets dominate Asian trading again Tuesday

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan did an almost complete about-face on Tuesday with the Nikkei 225 soaring 873.20 ...

Dubai Airport sees 8% jump in passengers in 2021

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Officials at Dubai International Airport are hoping for a "flood" of travelers as the coronavirus pandemic ...

Boeing unveils 230 passenger 737 MAX 10 jet

SEATTLE, Washington: The latest and largest 737 edition from Boeing -- the MAX 10 -- is being introduced as part ...

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