Wed, 28 Oct 2020

FCC targets foreign support of electronic media in U.S.

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing a rule change that would require television and radio ...

Stocks in Asia flat to lower, U.S. dollar steadies

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were relatively quiet on Tuesday compared to the volatility and substantive sell-offs on ...

State of Victoria in Australia relaxes coronavirus restrictions

CANBERRA, Australia, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has welcomed the easing of strict coronavirus restrictions in ...

UK needs to decide between bargaining power and negotiation strategy

LONDON, UK - Reaching an agreement in trade deals is, in the best of times, a long process. There are ...

Hong Kong's Hang Seng only glimmer of light on Asian markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were limp on Monday, although the Hong Kong market showed some life.In Tokyo, ...

Citroen India to open fifteen showrooms across country in first phase

Earlier this year in February, the first photos of a Citroen showroom in India were posted. This Citroen showroom was ...

Foreign exchange reserves in Kenya tumbled $615 million in past month

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's foreign exchange reserves have declined by 66.4 billion shillings (about $615 million) in ...

Blink and you'll miss it: what the budget did for working mums

Working mothers get something in the budget, but not much, and not for long.Before the budget the second earner in ...

Tech gains but Dow falls as Wall Street accepts stimulus fate

Tech stocks climbed in opening US trading on Tuesday but the Dow struggled to find traction as it became clear ...

Facebook India policy head Ankhi Das steps down

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI): Facebook India policy head Ankhi Das has stepped down from her post in the ...

The risk of 'peak oil demand' for Canada's Conservatives

It's no secret that the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) is the energy sector's greatest ally in federal politics. The ...

Dua Lipa plans 'something special' for 2020 American Music Awards

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI): After the 2020 American Music Awards nominations were announced, English singer and songwriter Dua ...

European stock markets steady at open

European stock markets steadied at the start of trading Tuesday following hefty losses the previous session on soaring cases of ...

Most markets drop after virus woes hammer Wall Street

Most Asian and European markets fell Tuesday following a sharp sell-off in New York that was fuelled by fears a ...

Korean manufacturing industry collaborates with TradeIndia

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): In a remarkable display of international camaraderie and business cooperation, TradeIndia, one of ...

Tokyo stocks close lower on US falls

Tokyo stocks edged lower on Tuesday as bargain-hunting purchases failed to fully offset losses in early trade following a rout ...

Asia markets drop after virus woes hammer Wall St, Europe

Most Asian markets fell Tuesday following a sharp sell-off in New York and Europe that was fuelled by fears a ...

Wall Street open sharply lower on downbeat stimulus talks

Downbeat comments from a White House official on the prospects of a new fiscal stimulus package for the US economy ...

Trump's trade war - what was it good for? Not much

The 2016 election was a referendum on free trade, which many blamed for destroying millions of American manufacturing jobs. In ...

Xbox head Phil Spencer hints at xCloud streaming stick

Washington [US], October 26 (ANI): The head of Xbox, Phil Spencer has teased that TV streaming sticks may soon come ...

Siyaya: Ramaphosa promises improved public transport system

President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday that the government was convening a National Taxi Lekgotla to chart the course towards ...

Singapore targets more FTAs to help economy recover from COVID

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, October 26 (ANI): Singapore must continue with its strategy of global integration underpinned by free trade ...

Gold drops as investors weigh US stimulus prospects, virus cases

Gold declined to trade near $1 900 an ounce as investors weighed fading prospects for a US stimulus deal, while ...

Pakistani PM: French Leader Stoking 'Islamophobia'

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused French President Emmanuel Macron of "attacking Islam" by defending the publication ...

Why Nigeria can't fix its development agenda: and where the solutions lie

Nigeria has an estimated population of about 206 million, making it the seventh most populous country in the world. The ...

U.S. dollar dips amid economic data

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar weakened in late trading on Tuesday as market participants digested some ...

Gold up on weak economic data

CHICAGO, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose on Tuesday ...

Lao gov't expects 3.3-pct economic growth this year despite COVID-19

VIENTIANE, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Lao government predicted that the country's economy will grow by 3.3 percent in 2020 ...

Finnish forestry giant UPM reports major profit decline in Q3

HELSINKI, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Finland-based forest industry giant UPM-Kymmene on Tuesday reported a major profit decline in the third ...

Wuhan posts strong growth pickup in Q3

WUHAN, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, the part of the country once hit hardest ...

Ant Group launches IPO in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Ant Group, the parent company of China's leading mobile-payment business Alipay, started its initial ...

Chinese courier giant's net profit up strongly

SHANGHAI, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- China's express delivery giant S.F. Holding Co., Ltd. reported strong earnings growth in the third ...

Hong Kong's exports up 9.1 pct in September

HONG KONG, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- The value of Hong Kong's total exports increased to 379.3 billion Hong Kong dollars ...

Xinhua world economic summary at 0900 GMT, Oct. 27

SEOUL -- South Korea's gross domestic product (GDP) recorded the first rebound in three quarters amid a lingering uncertainty over ...

Tokyo stocks end flat on COVID-19 concerns, hopes for earnings

TOKYO, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks ended essentially flat Tuesday as losses from earlier concerns over spikes in COVID-19 ...

1st LD Writethru: S. Korea's real GDP grows 1.9 pct in Q3

SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's real gross domestic product (GDP), adjusted for inflation, grew 1.9 percent in the ...

Angola's GDP shrinks 8.8 pct in Q2

LUANDA, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Angola's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) shrank 8.8 percent in the second quarter of this year ...

S.Korea's real GDP grows 1.9 pct in Q3

SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's real gross domestic product (GDP), adjusted for inflation, grew by 1.9 percent in ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Oct. 27

WASHINGTON -- A divided U.S. Senate voted mostly along party line Monday to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald ...

Brazil's financial market forecasts 4.81 pct drop in GDP in 2020

BRASILIA, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian financial analysts upgraded their economic growth forecast for 2020, from a 5 percent drop ...

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Acute malnutrition among children in Yemen at highest level ever

Yemeni children are suffering acute malnutrition at unprecedented rates as the world's worst humanitarian crisis grinds on and funding falls ...

27% of passengers on Mideast flight to Dublin diagnosed with Covid-19

An outbreak of coronavirus in Ireland has been attributed to a flight from a country in the Middle East into ...

NASA says water on moon far more widespread that previously thought

The U.S. space agency, NASA, reported Monday it has confirmed water can be found in sunlit areas of the moon, ...

America, damaged and divided, prepares to go to the polls

US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling for the presidency of a deeply divided country, ...

20 year prison term for Californian man convicted of terrorism

RIVERSIDE, California - A U.S. man has been sentenced to twenty years in federal prison for conspiring to commit terrorist ...

U.S. vice president's chief of staff diagnosed with coronavirus

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's Chief of Staff Marc Short is the latest White House official to ...

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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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