Tue, 21 May 2019

Thousands of jobs to go at Ford

DEARBORN, Michigan - Ford Motor Company is to slash its global workforce by about 10% over the next three months. ...

Sell-off in Nasdaq leads Wall Street lower

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks led Wall Street lower on Monday. The Nasdaq Composite fell sharply. One bright ...

Aussie stock market hits 11-year high

SYDNEY, Australia - Australian stocks soared on Monday, the first trading day since the sitting Liberal-National Party Coalition was re-elected ...

30 months age limit on beef exports in Ireland removed

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has changed the terms of the export health certificate for beef so that the previous age ...

Real estate woes impacting banks in Qatar, sasy Fitch

DOHA, Qatar - The oversupply of real estate in Gulf countries which has seen a collapse in property prices, commensutate ...

Japanese automaker hits back at Trump declaration

TOPKYO, Japan - The Japanese automotive giant Toyota Motor Corporation has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration that imported cars ...

Former Trans World Airlines terminal at JFK now a hotel

NEW YORK CITY, New York - The historic TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport, a transformation of the former Trans ...

Data management and regtech specialist chooses Cork for new hub

CORK, Ireland - Data management and regtech specialist RIMES has established a new office at City Gate, Mahon, in Cork, ...

2019 National Games underway in Davao City

DAVAO CITY,  Philippines - A total of 5,000 athletes from all parts of the country have converged on Davao City ...

UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...

Bowen carries baggage into Labor leadership contest

Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen is running for Labor leader, despite carrying the baggage of being the architect of election policies, ...

De Beers diamond sales slump again in another warning sign

De Beers's diamond sales plunged to the lowest since 2017 in the company's latest offering, underlining a slump in the ...

Fuel in Zimbabwe will now cost over R20 a litre

Zimbabwe has announced a massive fuel price hike after the country's central bank said it would no longer provide fuel ...

Malawians Vote for President, Parliament

Malawian President Peter Mutharika is seeking a second term as voters in the southern African nation cast ballots in Tuesday's ...

Indian Exporters Eye Gains Amid Intensifying US China Trade Dispute

NEW DELHI - As work on establishing a massive garment-manufacturing unit by one of India's leading apparel exporters enters the ...

US temporarily eases restrictions on use of Huawei products

Washington D.C. [USA], May 21 (ANI): The United States on Monday announced temporary ease of restrictions to American companies using ...

Selling pressure in auto, banking indices erases morning gains

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 21 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened with a sober note on Tuesday ahead of the general ...

How 10 key emerging technologies are changing manufacturing

Many of the key emerging technologies shaping manufacturing today aren't as new as we might think, with some dating back ...

Chicago's First Black Female Mayor Takes Office

History was made Monday in Chicago when Lori Lightfoot was sworn in as the first black woman mayor of the ...

AP Explains: US Sanctions on Huawei Bite, But Who Gets Hurt

Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear. U.S. companies that supply the ...

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Kentucky couple nearly escaped being charged for fraud

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky couple nearly escaped prosecution for setting a fire that burned their rented home to the ...

At least 11 dead in mass shooting in northern Brazilian city

BELEM, Brazil - At least eleven people have been killed in a mass shooting in Brazil. Gunmen opened fire on ...

U.S. Navy Seal pleads guilty to causing death of colleague

WASHINGTON DC - A U.S. Navy SEAL who killed a Green Beret in extraordinary circumstances in the West African nation ...

Attack on UN mission in Mali which left peacekeeper dead condemned

BAMAKO, Mali - A violent attack in the West African nation of Mali on Saturday has left at least one ...

Report: GCC countries to host U.S. troops to counter Iranian threat

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A newspaper in Saudi Arabia in a report published on Saturday says the kingdom and other ...

Incumbent PM Scott Morrison snatches victory in Australian election

CANBERRA, Australia - In Australia, the Liberal-National Party Coalition has been re-elected in a shock result in which Labor lost ...

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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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