Fri, 25 Sep 2020

European Union takes steps to boost international role of euro

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission on Thursday unveiled plans to expand the European Union's (EU) Capital ...

Wall Street's Robinhood traders come up for air

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks managed modest gains on Thursday as lawmakers again went to work on a ...

UK restaurants and pubs brace for fallout from new restrictions

LONDON, UK - Britain became the latest European country to impose restrictions on socializing Wednesday following a sharp rise in ...

China to enhance corporate governance of listed companies

An employee arranges products to be exported to Russia at a food processing company in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, ...

'Anti-farmer' legislation in India triggers nationwide protests

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], September 23 (ANI): Several farmers and Congress workers held a 'tractor protest' at Mullanpur Dakha in Ludhiana, ...

Coprom: Long-term inflation expectations in Brazil remain anchored

BRASILIA, Brazil, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Central Bank of Brazil's Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) on Tuesday warned of short-term ...

Uzbekistan turns to its massive gold reserves for economic relief

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan is turning to its massive gold reserves to help fight its way out of an economic ...

Vietnam's Economic Hopes Fade as COVID-19 Takes Away Business

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Vietnamese officials have lowered expectations for their country's normally fast-growing gross domestic product in 2020 as the ...

RBI authorises Vakrangee to manage Bharat Bill payments

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 25 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has authorised non-banking company Vakrangee Ltd to manage ...

Aid for local tourism highlights COVID-19 Economy Task Group confab

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sep 25 - Representatives from the Tourism sector presented initial policy recommendations to support the ailing ...

Rate cuts won?t cure SA's skills shortage, Kganyago says

Additional interest-rate cuts won't resolve the real problems holding back the country's economy, South Africa's central bank governor said."No amount ...

US House Democrats Crafting New $2.2 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

WASHINGTON - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are working on a $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package that could ...

Attempt being made to discredit Mumbai film industry, says Shiv Sena

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 25 (ANI): An attempt is being made to discredit the film industry based in Mumbai, probably ...

Frydenberg is setting his budget ambition dangerously low

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's announcement that he'll prioritise reducing unemployment ahead of reducing government debt is welcome news.The government is required ...

US judge orders Trump admn to defend or postpone ban on TikTok

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): A US federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to postpone its ban on downloads ...

Weekly jobless claims rise unexpectedly in US

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of first-time filers of unemployment benefits in the United ...

President Trump's son Eric ordered to testify in fraud probe

A New York judge on Wednesday ordered Eric Trump, the president's son most involved with running the family business, to ...

9 ICONIC Soviet photographers who captured the zeitgeist

We've boiled down a larger-than-life list of Soviet photography legends that captured the spirit of their era. 1. Alexander Rodchenko ...

From psychopaths to 'everyday sadists': why do humans harm the harmless?

Why are some humans cruel to people who don't even pose a threat to them - sometimes even their own ...

Sensex crashes by 1,115 points on panic selling amid global sell-off

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices crashed by nearly 3 per cent on Thursday following a rout ...

UNHCR wins 1m prize for novel water tech in refugee camps

BRUSSELS - When David Githiri arrived in Uganda in 2017 to oversee the technical team delivering services to refugees and ...

India ranks second among top global online learners: Coursera

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): With 9.8 million online learners, India ranks second on online learning platform Coursera's inaugural ...

BML Munjal University conducts its first-ever e-convocation

Gurugram (Haryana) [India] September 24 (ANI/NewsVoir): BML Munjal University (BMU), a Hero Group initiative, today announced its first "e-convocation" (Fifth ...

Oil drops after warnings on US economy and global crude demand

Oil dropped toward $39 a barrel, even after a decline in American crude and fuel stockpiles following warnings over global ...

Advantage Club launches a Work from Home product category

New Delhi [India] September 24 (ANI/NewsVoir): Work from Home has become the new norm for employees across various fields across ...

What can our shared history as South Africans teach us?

As we, as a South African nation, prepare to celebrate Heritage Day on 24 September, and as we reflect on ...

South Australia to host opening four rounds of Sheffield Shield

Melbourne [Australia], September 24 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) on Thursday announced that South Australia will be hosting the opening four ...

PH govt allots P3-B for displaced tourism workers

PARAnAQUE CITY, Sept. 24 (PIA) -- The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Wednesday said around three billion pesos has been ...

The spirit of Ubuntu is a tried and tested antidote for Covid-19

It may be a cliche, but if you want to get things done more efficiently, one needs to work together ...

Automakers Sue US Government Over Tariffs on Chinese Imports

NEW YORK - Automakers Tesla, Volvo, Ford and Mercedes-Benz have sued the U.S. government over tariffs on Chinese goods, demanding ...

Coronavirus watch updates, Sept. 24

People walk in Times Square during the COVID-19 pandemic in New York, the United States, Sept. 13, 2020. (Photo by ...

Equity indices down by 1.5 pc, metals and PSU banks drag

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices plunged by nearly 1.5 per cent during early hours on Thursday ...

Pirates aim for third straight win over Cubs

With a win Thursday, the Pittsburgh Pirates can pick up their third straight victory and win their four-game series with ...

Would be hard for China to maintain stable economic expansion

Nay Pyi Taw [Myanmar], September 24 (ANI): While China continues to claim that it is steadily recovering from the coronavirus-induced ...

MEPs asking for a reshaping of EU-China relations framework

Brussels [Belgium], September 24 (ANI): The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have asked the European Union to reshape the ...

Livelihood assistance for small business start-up given by PESO DavOr

DAVAO ORIENTAL - In the bid to help individuals from the marginalized sector start up their small business, the provincial ...

Release of Disney's 'Black Widow' Delayed Again

Fans disappointed once by the delayed release of superhero movie Black Widow are now disappointed twice after The Walt Disney ...

Cowboys, Seahawks clash after season-defining wins

It's not often that Week 3 of the NFL season provides a matchup of teams with a common opponent. But ...

Ethnic Chinese Creative Workers Say Hollywood Has a China Problem

Creative workers overseas have hit out at Hollywood over what they say is the movie industry's long-running failure to stand ...

Brussels Unveils New Migrant Plan

PARIS - Five years after Europe's migrant crisis, the European Union is unveiling a long-awaited migration plan Wednesday that stresses ...

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Stocks in Asia steady, modest gains in Japan, Australia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were generally stronger on Friday, at least in Japan and Australia."What we've seen ...

European Union takes steps to boost international role of euro

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission on Thursday unveiled plans to expand the European Union's (EU) Capital ...

Wall Street's Robinhood traders come up for air

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks managed modest gains on Thursday as lawmakers again went to work on a ...

UK restaurants and pubs brace for fallout from new restrictions

LONDON, UK - Britain became the latest European country to impose restrictions on socializing Wednesday following a sharp rise in ...

China to enhance corporate governance of listed companies

An employee arranges products to be exported to Russia at a food processing company in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, ...

'Anti-farmer' legislation in India triggers nationwide protests

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], September 23 (ANI): Several farmers and Congress workers held a 'tractor protest' at Mullanpur Dakha in Ludhiana, ...

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