Fri, 18 Oct 2019

Finance Ministry in Japan to restrict foreign investment in stocks

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese Finance Ministry's proposal to restrict international investors in their equity investments in Japan, has come ...

British pound jumps sharply on Brexit optimism, Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region were mixed on Thursday. The main action was on foreign exchange markets ...

Climate bond to fund Hanuman wind farm in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 3 billion Thai baht ($98.7 million) in Energy Absolute's maiden ...

Contraction in U.S. retail sales disappoints Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks softened on Wednesday as economic data released on the day showed the U.S. ...

Low-carbon future vital for combating climate change in Asia-Pacific

HUNAN, China - Countries in Asia and the Pacific must adopt more effective and innovative low-carbon policies and technologies to ...

British pound falls on Brexit deal skepticism, Asian stocks mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Japan were trending higher again Wednesday, following on from a more than 400-points rise on ...

Government-owned Turkish bank hit by U.S. justice department charges

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Justice has charged a state-owned Turkish bank with fraud, money laundering, and sanctions offenses related ...

Optimism on Brexit drive U.S., European markets higher

NEW YORK, New York - Optimism about a trade deal between the U.S. and China and increasing hopes Boris Johnson ...

San Francisco-based Patreon opens new European HQ in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Patreon, the crowdfunding membership and payment platform for independent artists is expanding its international footprint with the ...

Japanese shares in demad after 3-day break

SYDNEY, Australia - Japanese investors weighed into stocks on Tuesday, after an extended weekend break.Trading for the first since since ...

Energy Secretary Perry Tells Trump He Plans on Resigning

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Energy Secretary Rick Perry has notified the president that he intends to leave his job soon.That's ...

Nigerian Authorities to Alleviate Millions From Extreme Poverty

ABUJA - Nearly half the total population in Nigeria lives in extreme poverty. Nigerian authorities are working to improve the ...

Consultancy fights Comair after acquisition turns sour

A strategic leadership consultancy, Metaco, acquired by Comair in July last year, now accuses the aviation company of reneging on ...

Local bourse closes softer after muted session

The JSE closed softer on Thursday following a relatively lukewarm session in which the bourse struggled for direction.The local bourse ...

Billionaire Governor's Family Farms Get Subsidy

LLEWISBURG, W.VA. - A family business of West Virginia's billionaire governor has maxed out a taxpayer-funded subsidy program meant to ...

Factbox - British Reactions to New Brexit Deal

LONDON - The European Union and the British government have clinched a new deal setting the terms of Britain's exit ...

Second edition of US-India IP dialogue, concludes in the capital

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): The US Chamber of Commerce's Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) and Industry body Federation ...

How to make your online shopping more environmentally friendly

Online shopping continues to grow at a phenomenal rate. In 2018, the market value of UK retail was Pound 381 ...

Datatec profit growth boosts share price

On Thursday, the IT group Datatec [JSE: DTC] posted an increase in profit and revenue for the six months to ...

Pell Grants are getting their due in the 2020 campaign

Just as it did in the 2016 election, college affordability has become a critical issue in the 2020 election.One key ...

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US Border Agents Find Dozens of Migrants Inside Produce Truck

WASHINGTON - Two people face human smuggling charges after U.S. border agents found dozens of Mexican and Ecuadorian nationals hidden ...

Joker: holding up a mirror to our disillusioned times

Even though Joker is supposedly set in the 1970s, Todd Phillips' arresting film could easily be read as a metaphorical ...

High Court Weighs State Role in Prosecuting Immigrants

The Supreme Court is trying to sort out whether states can prosecute immigrants who use fake Social Security numbers to ...

Why the guillotine may be less cruel than execution by slow poisoning

Concerns about the drugs used for executions are being raised again after the federal government announced it will once again ...

Joaquin Phoenix-starrer 'Joker' crosses Rs 50 crore mark in India

New Delhi (India), Oct 16 (ANI): Joaquin Phoenix's latest outing 'Joker' is proving to be a winner. The film, which ...

Concentration camps have deep roots in liberal democracies

The New York Times recently reported that U.S. President Donald Trump wanted to authorize shooting Central American migrants in the ...

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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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