Tue, 14 Jul 2020

Tokyo leads Asian markets higher, across-the-board gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks advanced on Monday in a positive start to the week.The big action was in Tokyo where ...

UK to spend hundreds of millions of pounds on border infrastructure

LONDON, UK - The British government on Sunday announced a £705 million funding package for border infrastructure, jobs and technology ...

India's D-Mart supermarket chain has shocking first quarter

MUMBAI, India - On Saturday, Avenue Supermarts reported an 87.61% fall in consolidated net profit for the June quarter, compared ...

Pakistani pilots suspect qualifications lead to PIA ban from U.S.

LAHORE, Pakistan - The US Department of Transportation on Thursday (local time) suspended Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) special permit into ...

European Commission greenlights 3.4-bln-euro state aid to virus-hit KLM

An airplane of the Dutch airline KLM is parked at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 31, 2020. (Photo ...

Families of Italy's Coronavirus Dead Seek Answers, Solace, Justice

ROME - It started out as way for grief-struck families to mourn their coronavirus dead online: a Facebook group where ...

North Macedonia: Ballot Boxes Carried to Quarantined Homes

SKOPJE, NORTH MACEDONIA - Election officials in North Macedonia carried ballot boxes to the homes of voters suffering from COVID-19 ...

How to stay honest when filing taxes in a pandemic year

Many in the U.S. will be filing their personal income tax returns in the next few days, as the deadline ...

Millionaires ask for higher taxes to help pay for virus aid

Dozens of millionaires from the US and six other countries have a message for their governments: "Tax us. Tax us. ...

Equity indices trim early gains, Reliance up 3.2 pc on new high

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices shaved off early gains on Monday but closed in the green ...

Experts weigh in nature conservation amid COVID-19 pandemic

According to some experts, carving out 30 percent of the Earth's surface for protection can be the wisest economic decision ...

Pak to resume Afghan exports through Wagah border

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 13 (ANI): Pakistan on Monday said it has decided to resume Afghan exports through Wagah border crossing ...

Peace and Order programs get P9.3M budget in Tacurong City

TACURONG CITY, Sultan Kudarat, July 13 (PIA) - Making sure that peace and order programs do not take a back ...

Wall Street's Big Tech enthusiasm getting stronger

Tech stocks were going strong even before Covid-19, but behavioral shifts during the pandemic have lifted the sector further into ...

PIC told to ensure Eskom viability before taking equity

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC), Africa's biggest fund manager, must ensure that state-owned power utility Eskom will operate profitably before ...

Visa Delays Could Hamper VOA News Coverage, Journalists Say

"I start looking around the house thinking, 'How long does it take to sell a couch on craigslist? How long ...

Zimbabwe's ruling party appears to back expulsion of Old Mutual

Zimbabwe's ruling party said it will expel Old Mutual from its financial system, sowing confusion over the status of the ...

DTI-10 adopts new interventions to assist MSMEs under 'new normal'

CAGAYAN DE ORO, July 11 (PIA) - Following a recent report from the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)-10 that ...

Disney World to Reopen as Coronavirus Cases Surge in Florida

"The Most Magical Place on Earth" is reopening after nearly four months with new rules in place to help prevent ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | What we are seeing now is nothing new

In her latest column, political editor Qaanitah Hunter writes poignantly about our South African national trauma.She vividly recounts examples of ...

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Bahrain to execute two men 'convicted as result of torture'

MANAMA, Bahrain - The High Court of Bahrain has upheld death sentences against two pro-democracy activists who were charged and ...

Humanitarian aid to continue after UNSC pact on access points

NEW YORK, New York - Sanity prevailed on Saturday as last minute efforts to stitch up a renewal of the ...

Human rights commissioner alarmed at plight of Lebanese population

GENEVA, Switzerland - Lebanon, faced with an economy in upheaval, mass protests, and the crippling effects of the coronavirus is ...

USAGM CEO Defends Firings After Senators Expressed Concerns

Amid concerns expressed by a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators over some of his actions, U.S. Agency for Global Media ...

Three things we learned from the Premier League weekend

Chelsea crumbleFrom start to finish, Chelsea's chastening defeat at Bramall Lane was a sobering lesson for Frank Lampard as the ...

Vande Bharat flight brings back 152 Indians from UAE

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 13 (ANI): A special flight under Vande Bharat Mission bought back 152 stranded Indians here ...

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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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