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Asian stock markets accelerate higher, then reverse course

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia initially extended gains following an overnight rally in Europe and Wall Street."There's everything ...

Largest Chinese oil company, called government tool, faces delisting b

NEW YORK, New York: After delisting three of China's biggest telecommunications companies this year - China Mobile, China Telecom, and ...

Wall Street in big revival, Nasdaq gains three percent

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks made a solid comeback on Monday, following last week's puncturing losses.All the major ...

Shortage of chips slowing auto production in U.S.

WASHINGTON DC: A group of eight bipartisan governors from U.S. auto states has written to U.S. President Joe Biden asking ...

Brent drop 1.1% to $66.13 per barrel on strong dollar

NEW YORK, New York: Oil prices took a beating on Friday, as the U.S. dollar strengthened, while the crude supply ...

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 ...

11th Edition of Aegis Graham Bell Awards (Virtual)

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): Aegis Graham Bell Awards (AGBA) is an initiative Aegis School of Data Science, Cyber ...

Lifting lockdown: how much should we listen to the views of business?

After the long COVID winter, there has been a cautious sense of turning the corner in the UK. The vaccination ...

Stock indices close 1 pc higher, auto and IT stocks surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 2 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices maintained momentum despite lacklustre trading on Tuesday on the back of ...

Beijing's financial health 'extremely severe'

Beijing [China], March 2 (ANI): China's fiscal situation is "extremely severe with risks and challenges", former finance minister Lou Jiwei ...

Bombay HC grants bail to BARC CEO in TRP scam case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 2 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Partho Dasgupta, former Chief executive ...

India ranks third in 10th Hurun Global Rich List 2021

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 2 (ANI): India climbed up to third spot in the Hurun Global Rich List 2021 with ...

Chinese senior citizens seeking retirement homes scammed

Washington [US], March 2 (ANI): Rooms and beds for Chinese retirees are in short supply as the population is ageing, ...

NASSCOM launches campaign to accelerate AI-led innovation

New Delhi [India], March 2 (ANI): In an effort to promote artificial intelligence (AI)-led innovation in the country, the National ...

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha channels merged into Sansad TV

New Delhi [India], March 2 (ANI): Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha TV channels have been merged into one channel- Sansad ...

China asks Australia to abandon its interference in HK's affairs

Beijing [China], March 2 (ANI): China has condemned Australia for granting protection visas to Hong Kong passport holders in December ...

Pak may witness third wave of COVID-19

Islamabad [Pakistan], March 2 (ANI): Pakistan may witness a resurgence in the number of COVID-19 cases that might lead to ...

International Student Enrollment in US Takes Hit

After big economic hits to the U.S. higher education sector over the past few years, experts say recruiting international students ...

China asks Australia to abandon its interference in Hong Ko

Beijing [China], March 2 (ANI): China has condemned Australia for granting protection visas to Hong Kong passport holders in December ...

Global markets rebound from last week's slump

World stock markets rebounded Monday from last week's heavy selloff, as falling US Treasury yields soothed inflation concerns, dealers said.London ...

French envoy visits Bharat Biotech facility in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], March 1 (ANI): French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain on Monday visited Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech and said ...

Turkey's economy grows 1.8 pct in 2020

© Provided by Xinhua Despite the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, Turkey's economy grew by 1.8 percent in 2020.ISTANBUL, March 1 ...

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 ...

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Government says 48 million have received first vaccination

WASHINGTON DC: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that it has distributed 96,402,290 doses of Covid vaccines ...

In 227 to 200 vote, House approves bill to expand protected lands

WASHINGTON DC: An additional 3 million acres of land in the United States will come under federal protection following the ...

Wider distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccine expected this week

FRESNO COUNTY, California: There is new hope for those anxiously awaiting the coronavirus vaccine, as thousands of doses of the ...

Officials act to stop clinic vaccinations due to complaints

A California healthcare provider is no longer receiving supplies of COVID vaccinations after their staff members allegedly allowed ineligible people ...

Australia embroiled in further sexual abuse controversy

Rocked by another horrific scandal, the Coalition Government has again attempted to avoid confronting the issue of an alleged rape ...

NATO 2030 commits members to war with Russia and China

The February meeting of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Defense Ministers, the first since President Biden took power, revealed an ...

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