Tue, 11 Aug 2020

Auto sales in Ireland dropped 18% last month

DUBLIN, Ireland Aug. 10 (Xinhua) - A total of 15,329 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...

Stocks rise in China, Australia; fall in Japan, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, NSW Australia - Stocks in China and Australia were on the move on Monday.In China, stocks rose after data ...

News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...

Despite job gains too many Americans still out of work, says official

WASHINGTON, DC - Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States rose by 1.8 million in July, and the unemployment ...

Kroenke Sports Entertainment partners with global sportsbook operator

PointsBet, a global sportsbook operator, and Kroenke Sports Entertainment, LLC announced Friday an entrance into a new, multi-year partnership. The ...

Spend 8% of state GDP on health: Union health minister tells MP CM

New Delhi (ANI) [India], August 10 (ANI): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday asked Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj ...

Perspectives | Arbitrations are not a good look for Georgia

A commentaryThe investors behind Anaklia, an ill-fated deep-water port project in Georgia, late last month filed arbitration claims against the ...

Global Markets Begin Trading Week on Upswing

Global markets are mostly higher Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders aimed at extending ...

Equity indices close in the green, Cipla gains 9.5 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 10 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices shaved off early gains but ended in the positive terrain on ...

Nucleus Software posts PAT of Rs 36 cr on revenue of Rs 128 cr

New Delhi [India], Aug 10 (ANI): Nucleus Software has posted a net profit after tax of Rs 36 crore on ...

COVID-19 effect: Walt Disney World to shorten theme park hours

Washington D.C.[USA], Aug 10 (ANI): Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Walt Disney World will shorten its theme park hours starting in ...

Equity indices trade higher, pharma and auto stocks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 10 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices advanced by 0.8 per cent during early hours on Monday with ...

Startup Helps Ugandan Diaspora Build Back Home ? Without Losing Money

Innovation Startup Helps Ugandan Diaspora Build Back Home - Without Losing Money view team An online hardware store offers expatriates ...

Reforming 'dad leave' is a baby step towards greater gender equality

Grattan Institute research published today shows the average 25-year-old woman who goes on to have a child can expect to ...

Saudi Aramco Profits Dive 73% as Virus Batters Oil Demand

RIYADH - Energy giant Saudi Aramco said on Sunday its second-quarter profits plunged a massive 73 percent due to sharply ...

Twitter, TikTok have had preliminary talks about merger - Dow Jones

Twitter has held early talks about a potential combination with TikTok, the Chinese-owned video-sharing app that the Trump administration has ...

DBP, DA and fintech firm forge alliance to back agripreneurs

CALOOCAN CITY -- State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has partnered with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and a ...

Kenya is struggling to deliver justice online: what needs to be done

Kenya ordered the closure of courtrooms to the public in April in keeping with government measures to limit gatherings and ...

NBA: LeBron, Giannis and Harden named MVP finalists

New York [USA], Aug 9 (ANI): The National Basketball Association (NBA) on Saturday announced the finalists for six major awards ...

U.S. Fed official calls for economic lockdown to "crush the virus"

Children play on the Charging Bull in New York, the United States, July 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)The imperative for a ...

With eye on presidential election, Trump takes tough stand on China

Washington [US], Aug 9 (ANI): US President Donald Trump has of late intensified his actions against China due to upcoming ...

Who Will Win in 2020

WASHINGTON - Ahead of the U.S. presidential election in November, numerous public opinion polls show presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe ...

Windows, Gates and a firewall: Microsoft's delicate castle in China

Microsoft, which is in talks to buy part of Chinese video app TikTok, is one of the few US tech ...

Continued recovery a must as country's GDP shrinks 16.5%

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 7 (PIA)- Pundits in the business and economic field has said that recovery efforts and moves to ...

Bayanihan 2 to help economy recover

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 8 (PIA) - National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary Karl T. Chua, in an online press ...

Biden Risks Alienating Young Black Voters After Race Remarks

WASHINGTON - Joe Biden's controversial remarks about race this week risk alienating young Black voters who despise President Donald Trump ...

Wirecard suspected of lending to partner firms before collapse

German prosecutors suspect Wirecard extended large loans to partner companies before its implosion in June, at a time when the ...

TikTokThreatens toSueafter USMovestoBanApp

TikTok reacted to President Donald Trump's executive order barring U.S. companies and individuals from doing business with its parent company, ...

Australia's 'Titanic' economy is sinking

In many ways after almost 30 years without a recession, the hubris surrounding the Australian economy is quite similar to ...

Poor decisions are wrecking Australia's economy, not the virus

Australians don't have far to look to see governments effectively guiding their economies through the COVID-19 pandemic. Alan Austin surveys ...

Reclaiming our freedoms from big tech and government amid COVID-19

Issues of freedom of the press and privacy are threatened across the world, but not all hope is lost, writes ...

Cyprus, Russia agree to amend double tax treaty: Cypriot minister

NICOSIA, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Cyprus and Russia have agreed to amend their Double Tax Avoidance Treaty after talks in ...

U.S. dollar rises as traders focus on coronavirus stimulus

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar rose in late trading on Monday as market participants eyed fiscal ...

SeaWorld reports 131-mln-USD loss in Q2 amid pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., one of the largest theme park operators in the United States, ...

COVID-19 vaccine could be available by year-end or early next year: report

BERLIN, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- The first vaccine against COVID-19 may be available towards the end of this year or ...

UNICEF hails Tanzania's simplified birth registration system for children

DAR ES SALAAM, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday hailed Tanzania's new simplified birth ...

Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, Aug. 10

BRUSSELS -- European Council President Charles Michel on Sunday urged an independent investigation into the cause of the deadly explosion ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Aug. 10

BRUSSELS -- The European Union (EU) on Sunday pledged 30 million euros (35.4 million U.S. dollars) in additional funding for ...

News Analysis: COVID-19 pandemic in India causing grim fallout

MUMBAI, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- India crossed the grim mark of over 2 million cases of COVID-19 last week, with ...

Foreign investors buy S.Korean stocks in 6 months

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Foreign investors turned into net buyers in the South Korean stock market for the first ...

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Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...

Raptors beat Bucks in matchup of top East teams

Chris Boucher had a career-best 25 points to go with 11 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks ...

Grizzlies under pressure ahead of matchup with Celtics

If the sense of urgency for the Memphis Grizzlies to snap out of their funk weren't already at critical, it ...

Bucks scratch Antetokounmpo (oral surgery) vs. Raptors

Milwaukee Bucks All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo was scratched before Monday's game against the Toronto Raptors following oral surgery. Antetokounmpo was listed ...

Trump Nomination Speech to Be at White House or Gettysburg

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday he will make his Republican presidential renomination acceptance speech from either the ...

Raptors look for 1st win vs. Giannis-less Bucks in 1-2 battle

The Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks four times in the span of seven days in the Eastern Conference finals last ...

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