Mon, 25 Jan 2021

Pandemic-induced job losses at KLM likely to rise to 6,000

Dutch airline KLM is to lay off up to another 1,000 people, following the 5,000 job losses of last year.Like ...

60% of Albuquerque citizens rate quality of life as good or excellent

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Nearly 60 percent of residents rate Albuquerque's quality of life as excellent or good, according to ...

Wall Street closes mixed on fears of prolonged lockdowns

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks closed lower on Friday as fears of prolonged lockdowns due to the ...

IEA anticipates less oil demand in 2021

PARIS, France - The International Energy Agency (IEA) reduced its 2021 global oil forecast this week as fresh coronavirus lockdowns ...

Sellers take charge on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were sold off on Friday.All the major indices lost ground, while the rout ...

Giant telco supplier based in Ireland heralds international expansion

LIMERICK, Ireland - A boost for Ireland's expanding tech sector are plans by a giant telco supplier to recruit scores ...

Curb population growth to tackle climate change: now that's a tough ask

Population growth plays a role in environmental damage and climate change.But addressing climate change through either reducing or reversing growth ...

Anirban Lahiri to return to action next week

California [USA], January 24 (ANI): Anirban Lahiri will return to action next week but before that his fellow Asian professionals ...

Kim shares third-round lead in American Express tournament

California [US], January 24 (ANI): Korea's Si Woo Kim shot a 5-under 67 at The American Express goal tournament on ...

In Zimbabwe, coronavirus sick told to buy their own ventilators

Two decades of economic stagnation has left Zimbabwe with few resources to face an outbreak that's gaining momentum despite a ...

Tony Finau among three atop The American Express

Tony Finau overcame a double bogey to shoot a 5-under-par 67 on Saturday and grab a share of the 54-hole ...

India controlled by 'male chauvinist' RSS: Rahul Gandhi

Tiruppur (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 23 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) for its ...

Beijing's PM2.5 density drops 53 pct over past half decade

© Provided by Xinhua | Photo taken with a mobile phone shows a turret of the Palace Museum in Beijing, ...

Xbox Live Gold price hike withdrawn by Microsoft

Washington [US], January 23 (ANI): American multinational technology company Microsoft has now backtracked on its controversial Xbox Live Gold price ...

Sungjae Im of Korea rode hot putter to seize one-shot lead

California [US], January 23 (ANI): Sungjae Im of Korea rode a hot putter to seize a one-shot lead at The ...

Vacancies rise as landlords battle rough rental market

Improved affordability, due to lower interest rates, has made buying property more attractive than renting.This is one of the reasons ...

More Pangasinan LGUs cited as most competitive nationwide

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan 23 (PIA) - More local government units (LGUs) in Pangasinan have made it to the Top 20 ...

Im shoots 65 to seize PGA lead in California desert

South Korea's Im Sung-jae, a Masters runner-up last year, fired a bogey-free seven-under par 65 to grab a one-stroke lead ...

Biden, Trudeau agree to meet next month

Washington [US], January 23 (ANI): US President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agree to meet next month ...

NG troops deployed at Capitol test COVID positIve

Washington [US], January 23 (ANI/Sputnik): Nearly 200 members of the National Guard deployed to Washington, DC for the inauguration of ...

Sungjae Im grabs lead at The American Express

South Korea's Sungjae Im matched the best score of the day, a 7-under-par 65, and grabbed the lead at the ...

PGA to keep players' spouses, families off site for Farmers Open

There's currently a stay-at-home order in San Diego County, Calif., because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, so the upcoming Farmers ...

Biden signs executive orders to tackle COVID economicimpact

Washington [US], January 23 (ANI): US President Joe Biden has announced two executive orders on Friday including one related to ...

Coronavirus expected to kill over 6,00,000 people in US: Bi

Washington [US], January 23 (ANI): The coronavirus pandemic is expected to kill more than 600,000 people in the United States, ...

Will Biden Reverse Trump's China Policies

China is gearing up to deal with a new U.S. administration after a particularly difficult year during which it suffered ...

European stocks drop at open

European stocks fell at the open Friday, extending the previous session's falls as the focus switches back to the economic ...

Tokyo stocks open lower on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Friday.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.56% at 28 594.39 in early trade, while ...

Asian markets drop after Biden-fuelled rally

Asian markets fell Friday as investors took a breather following a strong week for global equities.Asia was in the red, ...

Barloworld to sell car sales business for almost R1 billion

Industrial company Barloworld is one step closer to partially exiting the vehicle retail market after reaching an agreement on a ...

Hagy edges An, Kim to grab PGA lead in California desert

American Brandon Hagy sank a career-best 10 birdies in shooting an eight-under-par 64 to grab the lead after Thursday's opening ...

Friday Round-Up: S Jamal Adams Eyes Comeback, Motivated For 2021

After sustaining numerous injuries during the 2020 regular season, Seahawks safety Jamal Adams is more motivated than ever for 2021. ...

Australia exists for the rich and powerful but that can change

Australia isn't for its people but for plutocrats: for the billionaires, the coal barons, the media oligarchs and the corrupt ...

How I Learned to Stop Loving the Bomb and Signed on to the TPNW

Growing up in America I loved the Atomic bomb. I was told by adults that the bomb loved me too ...

Saudi Arabia to pump 40 bln USD annually in economy

RIYADH, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Saudi Arabia approved on Sunday the five-year strategy of the Public Investment Fund, including pumping ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, Jan. 24

LA PAZ -- The state-owned oil company Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) and its subsidiaries are planning an investment of ...

Weekly snapshot of China's local business news

BEIJING, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- The following are highlights of China's local business news from the past week. -- FAW, ...

China's Hainan sets 10-pct target for GDP growth

HAIKOU, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- China's southernmost province of Hainan is targeting economic growth of more than 10 percent this ...

China's Hubei targets 10-pct GDP growth after virus-ravaged year

WUHAN, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Central China's Hubei Province, once hit hard by the COVID-19 epidemic, set its gross domestic ...

Shanghai targets 6 pct GDP growth in 2021

SHANGHAI, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- After achieving a 1.7-percent GDP growth in 2020 despite the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, ...

"Big Red Envelope" leads China box office for 2nd straight day

BEIJING, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Comedy film "Big Red Envelope" continued to lead China's daily box office chart Saturday, the ...

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International drug lord compared to Pablo Escobar is finally caught

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - A Canadian man, one of the world's most wanted fugitives, has been arrested by the Central Unit ...

Legendary TV host Larry King is dead at the age of 87

LOS ANGELES, California (ANI/Big News Network) - American award-winning TV and radio host Larry King, who became a household name ...

Thousands of Hong Kong residents told to stay in homes

PanARMENIAN.Net - Hong Kong's government declared its first lockdown on Saturday, ordering thousands of people to stay in their homes ...

Trump enablers Cruz and Hawley face questions over Jan. 6 insurrection

WASHINGTON - Seven Democratic senators asked the Senate Ethics Committee on Thursday to investigate the actions of Republican Senators Ted ...

As Trump said, Joe Biden is going to need a lot of luck

While Joe Biden's Presidency gives people a chance to rebuild, it also faces the bitterness and opposition of Trump's ever-loyal ...

Europe says it is ready for a new start with U.S.

LONDON, UK - World leaders have congratulated Joe Biden following his inauguration Wednesday as the 46th U.S. president. Many allies ...

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