Mon, 26 Aug 2019

Some Chinese-imposed tariffs on U.S. goods to start 1 September

BEIJING, China - Behind the sharp sell-off on Wall Street on Friday was the announcement earlier by China that it ...

No one is above law, not even Zakir Naik: Malaysia Home Minister

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Aug 26 (ANI): Days after controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik was banned from giving public speeches in ...

Apple's R674bn drop shows growing cost of China reliance

Apple's reliance on China is looking increasingly like its biggest handicap.The world's most influential consumer electronics company shed $44bn (about ...

As yuan slumps to 11-year low, China offers dialogue with US

Beijing [China], Aug 26 (ANI): After Chinese yuan slumped to a fresh 11-year low against the US dollar, China on ...

Sensex gains 375 points to 37,077, Nifty financial services up 1.7 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 26 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices recouped early losses around noon on Monday despite global fall. This ...

India-Thailand trade up 60 percent in 2 years: Will this continue?

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, Aug 26 (ANI): Trade relations between India and Thailand, the second-largest economy in the Southeast Asian ...

OPINION: Trump's trade war could be fueling Amazon fires

The fires currently consuming Brazil's Amazon rainforest seem a world away from the tense diplomacy in the US trade war ...

Asian Stocks Fall Amid US-China Trade Uncertainty

Stock markets in Asia traded down Monday as investors processed the latest round of reciprocal tariffs imposed by the United ...

7 killed, 11 Injured in bus accident in China

Beijing [China], Aug 26 (Sputnik/ANI): At least seven people were killed and 11 were injured in a bus accident on ...

Rupee starts the week lower at 71.98 for a US dollar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 26 (ANI): The Indian rupee opened the week lower and slipped by 32 paise at 71.98 ...

United Airlines to suspend daily flight from Chicago to Hong Kong

Chicago [USA], Aug 26 (ANI): US-headquartered United Airlines is suspending its daily flight service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to ...

US, Japan agree to 'big trade deal' on G7 sidelines

Biarritz [France], Aug 26 (ANI): The United States and Japan agreed to a "big" trade deal on the sidelines of ...

Week ahead: Trade war back with a vengeance after Jackson Hole

The escalating trade war means investors won't have long to chew over the outcome of weekend meetings of central bankers ...

Extinction Bites: Countries Agree to Protect Sharks, Rays

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a ...

White House: Trump Wishes He'd Boosted China Tariffs Higher

U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday he had "second thoughts" about escalating his reciprocal tariff war with China, but the ...

Trump at Odds with G-7 Leaders on Trade, Iran, N. Korea, Russia

SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, FRANCE - U.S. President Donald Trump insists discussions are going well at the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, despite ...

Piaol assumes MinDA post

DAVAO CITY August 19 (PIA) Former Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol formally assumes as chair of the Mindanao Development Authority, for ...

G-7 Meets in France

The leaders of the world's major industrialized countries are holding their annual summit.The Group of Seven, or G-7, is meeting ...

Hong Kong protest: Police fire water cannons at demonstrators

Hong Kong, Aug 25 (ANI): The Hong Kong police on Sunday used water cannon trucks and fired several rounds of ...

Police arrest 29 people as Hong Kong braces for more protests

Protesters have begun gathering in a steady rain for Hong Kong's latest pro-democracy march despite the arrest of 29 people ...

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Currencies react to trade frictions, Asian stocks fall sharply

BEIJING, China - The Chinese currency, the yuan, fell sharply on Monday after Friday's savage reaction to U.S. President Donald ...

Its been a long flight, BA notches up 100 years

LONDON, UK -Sunday marked the 100th birthday of British Airways. "We have had a fabulous year so far marking our ...

Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe discuss trade at G7

BIARRITZ, France - U.S. President Donald Trump says he and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed on the principles ...

Some Chinese-imposed tariffs on U.S. goods to start 1 September

BEIJING, China - Behind the sharp sell-off on Wall Street on Friday was the announcement earlier by China that it ...

U.S. Justice Department approves sale of Fox regional sports networks

WASHINGTON, DC - Sinclair Broadcasting's takeover of various assets sold by Rupert Murdoch's parent company to Disney, has been given ...

Ireland to introduce stricter standards for marketing mobile phones

DUBLIN, Ireland - New guidelines relating to the advertising of mobile phone and broadband services by the Advertising Standards Authority ...

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