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Easing U.S. political tensions buoy Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets celebrated the extraordinary milestone attained by the Dow Jones overnight, when it reached ...

Philippine Department of Energy preparing for low carbon scenario

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, Nov. 25 (PIA) - The Department of Energy (DOE) is preparing for a low carbon scenario as ...

Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...

China's double-digit export growth surprises analysts

SHANGHAI, China - China's double-digit export growth has surprised analysts, lifting hopes for a faster recovery as the COVID-19 crisis ...

Irish government to help small business sector cope with Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Monday opened a new scheme to help small businesses prepare for Britain's exit ...

Brits and Canadians agree to transitional trade pact for after Brexit

OTTAWA, Canada, November 22 (ANI): Canada and the United Kingdom have reached an interim post-Brexit trade agreement, Canadian Prime Minister ...

France to ease restrictions between now and January

PARIS, France - Aware that the French are becoming weary of lockdown and need to have a better sense of ...

Trump's legacy in Africa and what to expect from Biden

Donald Trump was propelled to the US presidency by promising to rewrite globalisation rules. This included restricting trade when it ...

Listed tech firm EOH made payments to Zizi Kodwa and former Zuma PA

A probe has found that payments were made from listed ICT firm EOH's public sector head Jehan Mackay to certain ...

112 years Japanese legacy brand Brother

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 25 (ANI/Mediawire): Brother Group, the Japanese legacy brand of 112 years, is leader in the development ...

Covid-19: Home is the new hangout

In 1981, Faith Popcorn, dubbed the Nostradamus of Marketing by Fortune magazine, coined the term "cocooning", defining it as "the ...

First EU citizens may be vaccinated against COVID-19 by December end

Brussels [Belgium], November 25 (ANI/Sputnik): First European Union citizens could be vaccinated against the coronavirus by the end of the ...

Markets mixed as early rally loses momentum

Asian markets were mixed Wednesday as an early rally fizzled out on profit-taking and lingering worries about the impact of ...

PSA: Agriculture contributes P28.8B to CAR's economy in 2019

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 25 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Administrative Region ranked fourth among regions in the country in terms ...

Indian equity markets at new high, Sensex crosses 44,800

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 25 (ANI): The Indian equity indices hit a fresh high on Wednesday, in line with the ...

Equity indices open in the green, Sensex up by 277 points

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 25 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened in the green on Wednesday with Sensex up by 277.40 ...

Russian Influence Peddlers Carving Out New Audiences on Fringes

WASHINGTON - After four years of warnings and preparations, the 2020 presidential election did not see a repeat of 2016, ...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Reaches 30,000 for First Time

The Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 30,000 for the first time on Tuesday, buoyed by favorable investor sentiment over coronavirus ...

In Pandemic Era's Isolation, Meaning of 'Self-Care' Evolves

NEW YORK - These days, with a pandemic raging, this is what life can look like: out the days in ...

Four key trends for travel, tourism recovery - report

There is a need for the public and private sector to work together to recover the millions of jobs impacted ...

Israeli Delegation Visit to Sudan Aims to Improve Relations

KHARTOUM - A delegation from Israel visited Sudan Monday for talks aimed at advancing a U.S.-brokered deal to establish formal ...

Slight uptick in consumer sentiment about SA property market

Consumers with an overall positive sentiment about the property market in South Africa improved slightly (2%) in the third quarter ...

Economic activity picks up, but still short of pre-lockdown levels

The economy is in recovery mode, but it has not yet back a pre-lockdown levels, data from the SA Reserve ...

Stocks boosted as Biden begins White House transition

Stock markets mostly rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden ahead of his ...

NYC's First African American Mayor, David Dinkins, Has Died

NEW YORK - David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City's first African American mayor, but was doomed to ...

Reasons to choose the Bajaj Finance FD over a Bank FD

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], November 24 (ANI/BusinessWire India): For those with a low risk appetite, the bank FD is usually looked ...

Tokyo's Nikkei ends up 2.5% as Biden gets transition help

Tokyo's Nikkei index closed up 2.50% on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump dropped opposition to government aid for Joe ...

Stocks boosted as Biden starts White House transition

Most stock markets rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden to begin his ...

Asia stocks boosted as Biden starts White House transition

Most Asian markets rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden to begin his ...

Gold drops to four-month low on vaccine news, Biden transition

Gold dropped to the lowest level in four months amid optimism over Covid-19 vaccine developments and the triggering of a ...

Call for Code names India-based AI Farm as the APAC Regional Winner

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], November 24 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Where most people see challenges, developers see possibilities. That's certainly been the case ...

What Canada's top CEOs think about remote work

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, millions of Canadians switched from working in a central office location to working ...

NYC dead stay in freezer trucks set up during spring COVID-19 surge: media

Trucks used as storage for bodies of victims who died of COVID-19 are seen in New York, the United States, ...

Swift Wins Top Prize At AMAs, Says She's Re-Recording Music

NEW YORK - Taylor Swift won her third consecutive artist of the year prize at the American Music Awards, but ...

Stock markets rise on Covid vaccine results

Global equities rose Monday following mixed Covid vaccine results, while investors also digested gloomy economic data that could herald another ...

Nograles pushes for 'vegetito, vegetita'culture

DAVAO DEL NORTE, Nov. 23 (PIA)- Flower and plant enthusiasts "plantitos, plantitas" are encouraged to become "vegetito and vegetita" advocates ...

US moves to ban tech exports to 89 Chinese firms, Reuters says

The Trump administration is close to issuing a list of 89 Chinese aerospace and other companies that would be unable ...

DTI ' CAR reports continuing support to Cordillera MSMEs

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 23 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry affirms continuing support to Cordillera Micro, Small ...

Asian markets mostly up but surging infections fuel fear

Asian markets mostly rose again Monday but investor sentiment remains divided between optimism over vaccine developments and concern about surging ...

Vaccine news buoys European stock markets

European stock markets opened firmer Monday, buoyed as positive news on another coronavirus vaccine trial helped offset concerns over soaring ...

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Banners rolled out in Durban, protest against Pakistan

Durban [South Africa], November 25 (ANI): Several mobile banners have been rolled out in Durban, South Africa, protesting against human ...

As cobalt demand booms, companies must do more to protect Congolese miners

The Democratic Republic of Congo is the major source of some of the minerals used to manufacture components in household ...

BREAKING | Full Fundudzi report into CSA's affairs finally released

As promised, Cricket South Africa (CSA) released the full Fundudzi Forensic Services report into the affairs of cricket dating back ...

Trump's legacy in Africa and what to expect from Biden

Donald Trump was propelled to the US presidency by promising to rewrite globalisation rules. This included restricting trade when it ...

How values, interests and power must shape South Africa's foreign policy

The COVID-19 crisis is one of many indicators that we live in dangerous and uncertain times. Others include the international ...

Athletics South Africa releases fixtures for 2021 season

Athletics South Africa (ASA) on Wednesday announced provisional fixtures for the upcoming 2021 season.The sport has been somewhat on hold ...

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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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