Sun, 21 Jul 2019

UAE leads Middle East in wooing China

ABU DHABI, UAE - Whilst the United States and China are at odds, impacting the economies of both countries, as ...

U.S. dollar in sharp recovery, stocks fall

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. defied the global trend on Friday and lost ground. Markets elsewhere ...

Publishing group announces 135 new tech jobs in Waterford, Ireland

WATERFORD, Ireland - The Agora Companies, the global publishing consortium, are to increase their workforce in Ireland by the creation ...

In Tokyo, Nikkei 225 rises by 420 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks soared in Asia on Friday, while the U.S. dollar rebounded from sharp falls in New York.In ...

Education the biggest growth sector in UAE job postings

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates has registered an impressive 18 percent growth in online job postings compared to ...

U.S. stock markets close slightly higher, dollar drops sharply

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Thursday with the main action on foreign exchange markets ...

China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...

Japanese stocks fall by nearly 2% as world sell-off continues

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stocks fell sharply on Thursday, as the global sell-off continued.In Tokyo stocks shattered with the key ...

DAB+ digital radio to go on-air and online in Canberra Friday

CANBERRA, Australia - Commercial radio will officially switch on DAB+ digital radio broadcasts in Canberra on Friday.All four commercial radio ...

Toast expands Irish operation, announces new hires

DUBLIN, Ireland - The fastest-growing restaurant management platform has opened a new office in Dublin, Ireland to house a major ...

FACT CHECK: Trump and Democrats on an Incendiary Week

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an ...

Got R2.2m lying around? Try one of these luxury jet trips

For some of the world's wealthiest, checking off their travel bucket list just got easier.In April, Four Seasons Hotels & ...

Europe considers Brexit extension for next PM

The European Union is preparing to offer the next British Prime Minister a Brexit extension beyond Oct. 31 to provide ...

Equifax to Pay $700 Million in Breach Settlement

SAN FRANCISCO - The Wall Street Journal says Equifax will pay around $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade ...

Why isn't Australia in deep space?

This weekend marks 50 years exactly since humans first walked on the Moon. It also marks Australia's small but significant ...

New York signs America's biggest-ever purchase of offshore wind

New York has signed the biggest-ever deals for offshore wind power in US history, a key part of the state's ...

JSE rises as market participants bet on more central bank stimulus

The JSE rose on Friday primarily on the back of gains recorded on the mining index as well as advances ...

Cellphones a flight danger? Could be on some Boeing jets

US government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose ...

Tesla's surprise $6 410 price cut sparks a rant from one devotee

Laurence Blau, 78, woke up on Tuesday morning to a frustrating figure: $6 410.That's the dollar amount that Tesla had ...

How geological maps made the Apollo moon landings worthwhile

I still remember a cartoon in a newspaper in July 1969, just before the first Apollo moon landing. It showed ...

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Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...

Libya: Gaddafi era politician released from jail

Tripoli [Libya], July 21 (ANI): The former prime minister of Libya, Baghdadi Ali Mahmoudi, who served in ousted Muammar Gaddafi's ...

Le Clos scratches from 50m butterfly heats

Cape Town - South African star swimmer Chad le Clos has pulled out of the heats of the men's 50m ...

We expect to peak at RWC, says Cheika

Johannesburg - Australia coach Michael Cheika refused to blame two disallowed tries in the first half for their 35-17 defeat ...

Zambians march against graft in government

Hundreds of people wearing yellow T-shirts rallied on Saturday in Zambia's capital Lusaka - to kick start a campaign against ...

BMW speedster nabbed in Laingsburg

A 36-year-old man was arrested in Laingsburg in the Western Cape, on Saturday after clocking 161km/h in a 120km/h zone.According ...

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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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