Tue, 04 Aug 2020

Dwayne Johnson takes 50% stake in XFL

Former World Wrestling Entertainment star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has reportedly teamed up with an investment firm to purchase the ...

Asian stocks take breather as dollar roars back

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as the U.S. dollar attempted a comeback, after weeks ...

Former Bausch Health CEO, CFO and FC sanctioned over SEC disclosures

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that Bausch Health, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in ...

Twenty-six airlines now operating at Dublin Airport

DUBLIN, Ireland - Good news for the tourism industry in Ireland. A total of twenty-six airlines have now resumed operations ...

Three people including a minor face charges over Twitter attack

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Three people, including a teenager and a juvenile, were charged on Friday for their alleged roles ...

Irish nightlife to get shot in arm from government support

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland is to establish a new taskforce which will see a range of departments, agencies and groups ...

Trump Gives Microsoft 45 Days to Seal TikTok Deal

WHITE HOUSE - The Chinese-owned social media app TikTok "is going to be out of business in the United States" ...

Trump Fires TVA Chair, Cites Hiring of Foreign Workers

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing the ...

Major decline in new car sales, with rental industry at a near halt

The July 2020 new passenger car market registered a substantial decline of 35.8% to 18 905 units compared to the ...

Trump Says Not Opposed to Microsoft Acquiring TikTok

U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he would ban the popular video app TikTok by Sept. 15 unless U.S ...

Beckham Jr.: 'The season shouldn't happen'

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made some pointed comments about NFL owners and the upcoming season, saying in ...

China business briefing: Unclear borders, uneasy neighbors

China once again brandished both carrots and sticks in July.The month saw the first of a new type of diplomatic ...

Spain records 98% drop in tourism

PanARMENIAN.Net - Spain received 204,926 international tourists in June 2020, 97.7% fewer than last year, CNN reported citing a study ...

Central Energy Fund chair Monde Mnyande dies after short illness

Dr Monde Mnyande, chair of the Central Energy Fund, has died after a short illness, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister ...

Responses of users and media to Trump threatening a TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- What happened to TikTok in the United States? What are the responses of users and ...

Uganda's coffee export earnings reach record high

Gerald Katabazi, chief executive officer of Volcano Coffee cafeteria, makes coffee in Kampala, Uganda, July 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Hajarah Nalwadda)Uganda's coffee ...

Development Bank of Southern Africa sees profits falling on Covid-19

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has warned that full year profits will fall as the lender expects some ...

Victoria's child-care shutdown is a hard blow for working mothers

How do you occupy a child for long enough to get any work done?This will be the question confronting more ...

Kansai Nerolac Paints posts 71 pc fall in Q1 PAT at Rs 43 cr

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 3 (ANI): Kansai Nerolac Paints on Monday reported 71 per cent fall in its profit after ...

NHRC seeks ATR from States, UTs over plight of transgenders

New Delhi [India], Aug 3 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an Action Taken Report (ATR) from ...

Microsoft's takeover would be a win for TikTok and tech giants - not users

In what seems to be a common occurrence, Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is once again in the headlines.After months of ...

7-Eleven parent to buy US convenience store Speedway for $21 billion

Texas [USA], Aug 3 (ANI): 7-Eleven Inc has entered into an agreement to acquire Speedway, a leading convenience store chain, ...

Emerging-market rebound hangs in balance as economies struggle

Rand slips to three-week low in the wake of poor US growthWhich makes the start of August - typically one ...

Health of Indian manufacturing declines at quicker pace: IHS Markit

New Delhi [India], Aug 3 (ANI): The IHS Markit India manufacturing latest Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data released on Monday ...

Job prospects for foreigners dim as Singapore unemployment rise

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, August 03 (ANI): Singapore's total employment contracted dramatically, and retrenchment doubled as earlier warnings that the ...

Siemens Healthineers to buy US Varian Medical for $16bn cash

Siemens Healthineers agreed to buy Varian Medical Systems for about $16.4 billion in cash in the biggest medical acquisition of ...

Nepal govt to appoint Sushil Bhatt as CEO of Investment Board

Kathmandu [Nepal], August 2 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is likely to appoint Sushil Bhatt as Chief Executive ...

Researchers trace enzyme behind body odour

Washington D.C. [USA], August 2 (ANI): A team of researchers has now found a unique enzyme responsible for the pungent ...

How Covid-19 impacts forex risk management

As one of the most liquid foreign exchange markets in the world and the gateway to the African continent, South ...

Chilean experts highlight V-shaped recovery of Chinese economy

Aerial photo shows the installation scene of the final stayed cables for a grand cable-stayed railway bridge over Xijiang River ...

Eastman Kodak Executive Got Trump Deal Windfall on 'Understanding'

NEW YORK/LONDON - Eastman Kodak Co. on Monday granted its executive chairman options for 1.75 million shares as a result ...

Trump Sets Clock Ticking for TikTok

STERLING, VIRGINIA - President Donald Trump went to one of his private golf courses Saturday in Virginia after threatening to ...

Lockdown tax losses exceed value of two virus loans

SA to miss tax target by over R300bnTo help the battered economy and fight the pandemic, South Africa has borrowed ...

Restricted Hajj hits Somalia's livestock economy

The Hajj, which began last week, is mandatory for all Muslims, who are physically and financially able, to undertake at ...

SB Corporation opens P100M loan facility for repatriated OFWs

CALOOCAN CITY, Aug. 1 (PIA)-- The Small Business Corporation (SB Corporation) has launched a P100 million loan facility for repatriated ...

Microsoft reportedly in talks to buy TikTok

PanARMENIAN.Net - TikTok, the Chinese-owned video app that has been under scrutiny from the Trump administration, is in talks to ...

US Oil Giants Report Big Losses, Prepare for Longer Downturn

NEW YORK - Exxon Mobil and Chevron reported hefty losses in the latest quarter Friday as the weakened economic outlook ...

President Trump struggles for a winning image as losing looks likely

Unwilling to accept defeat or his declining popularity in the polls, President Trump is attempting to sow doubt and division ...

No Signs Trump Has Pandemic Plan despite Warnings

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Donald Trump's top government experts now say that the pandemic is entering a new phase as it ...

July numbers prove pandemic progress

Countries successfully controlling the coronavirus are in all regions of the world, although under-represented in the Americas. Alan Austin examines ...

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van Rooyen accepts temporary PGA Tour membership

South Africa's Erik van Rooyen has accepted Special Temporary Membership for the remainder of the 2019-20 season, making him eligible ...

COVID-19 Strikes Gambian Government Officials

Three ministers in the Gambian government have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the government.The State House of the Gambia ...

Major decline in new car sales, with rental industry at a near halt

The July 2020 new passenger car market registered a substantial decline of 35.8% to 18 905 units compared to the ...

Football and politics: when Algeria won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

With African football on hold and the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) rescheduled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there's plenty ...

France in the Sahel: a case of the reluctant multilateralist?

France is presenting its current involvement in the Sahel as a new, and more multilateral, form of intervention.But is it? ...

SEE | Escaped Lichtenburg Lions have all been rounded up

Lockdown: Beachgoers flee from authorities on Durban beachThe fence was fixed before the search party left.This is unlike the fate ...

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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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