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UK's Johnson has questions to ask Amazon's Bezos over payment of taxes

LONDON, England: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face off with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos regarding his company's tax payments, ...

Deal with Evergrande's bondholders soothe Asian market fears

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia settled down on Wednesday a China Evergrande announced that it was paying ...

India bans issuing new MasterCards over data storage concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: In U.S. government emails, as reported by Reuters, India's decision in July to ban MasterCard from issuing new ...

Teamsters target Canada Amazon workers for union membership

TORONTO, Canada: The Teamsters Union has begun a campaign to organize workers at nine Amazon facilities in Canada.The Teamsters, among ...

Only Nasdaq Composite makes gain Tuesday, index rises 32 points

NEW YORK, New York - Investors in U.S. stocks were hesitant Tuesday although all the main exchanges managed modest gains ...

Seeking to cut fares, U.S. to award slot at Newark to low cost airline

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Transportation Department has announced that it will grant permission to a single low-cost or ultra-low-cost carrier to ...

India says Google abuses competitors through market dominance

NEW DELHI, India: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has declared that Google abused the dominant position of its Android ...

Japanese shares lose more than two percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian markets side-stepped the global turmoil on Tuesday as bourses in mainland China, South Korea, and ...

World Economic Forum to return to Davos early next year

DAVOS, Switzerland: Organizers say the World Economic Forum will be again held in the mountain resort of Davos, Switzerland, from ...

Travel industry hopes US to issue new rules for international travel

WASHINGTON D.C.: A senior White House official said the Biden administration is drafting a new system for international travel, to ...

U.S. stocks dive, Dow Jones drops 614 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday amidst concerns about the global economy's ability to bounce back ...

Leading countries agree to ensure microchip supplies remain plentiful

TOKYO, Japan: During next week's meeting in the United States, leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia will ...

Ireland regulator concerned about privacy and Facebook smart glasses

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's data privacy regulator has asked Facebook whether its new smart glasses can photograph others without properly notifying ...

Hong Kong stocks dive, China Evergrande bonds yielding more than 500%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Chinese, South Korean, and Japanese stock markets were closed on Monday with their respective countries enjoying ...

Ad revenue on Australian commercial radio stations surges in August

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Australian commercial radio ad revenue has bounced back up despite ongoing lockdown restrictions across the country.Revenue ...

From street cart to Wall St., Oregon's Dutch Bros Coffee launches IPO

PORTLAND, Oregon: Dutch Bros Coffee, which began in business by selling espresso-based coffee drinks from a pushcart in the Oregon ...

China seeks membership in Asia trade group Trans-Pacific Partnership

BEIJING, China: Seeking to expand its influence, China is seeking to join an 11-nation Asia-Pacific free trade group, the Comprehensive ...

With new Covid rules, U.S. to allow entry to international visitors

WASHINGTON D.C.: A senior White House advisor has said that the Biden administration is considering mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations and contact ...

Boeing: Domestic air travel recovering, international remains slow

CHICAGO, Illinois: The airline industry is showing signs of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Boeing said on Tuesday, predicting rising ...

For first time since March 2020, Broadway theaters reopen

New York City, New York: The largest musicals on Broadway returned on this week, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced them ...

Saudi A., like China, ends Brazil meat imports over Mad Cow findings

BRASILIA, Brazil: Brazil's Agriculture Ministry announced that beef imports from some Brazilian meatpackers were suspended by Saudi Arabia after the ...

Majority of Japanese companies say business to recover in 2021

TOKYO, Japan: A survey by Reuters found that most Japanese companies believe the recovery of the country's economy has reached ...

Volatile day Friday for U.S. stocks, major indices tumble

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Friday while the U.S. dollar rallied."It was a volatile week and ...

Piyush Goyal launches National Single Window System

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Wednesday launched the National Single ...

One year on, China moving closer to carbon neutrality

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Exactly one year ago, China announced that it would strive to ...

Taiwan applies to join TPP free trade group

Taipei [Taiwan], September 22 (ANI): Taiwan on Wednesday filed an official application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for ...

Energy transitions: The role of institutions and market structures

Many studies indicate that the root causes of climate change are mostly human activities. The 2021 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate ...

Ronaldo topples Messi as Forbes' highest-earning footballer

Manchester [UK], September 22 (ANI): Cristiano Ronaldo's big-money move to Manchester United saw him replacing Lionel Messi as the highest-paid ...

Signs of global economy emerging from Covid impact: RBI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 22 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday the world is ...

Cryptocurrencies continue to slide amid global market uncertainty

The world's most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin, continued trading in the red on Wednesday, after a day which saw it briefly ...

Finance Blocks appoints Jake Seltzer as Chief Executive

Los Angeles (California) [US], September 22 (ANI/Heylin Spark): Jake Seltzer, a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Fintech is now ...

HDFC ERGO launches its website in Hindi language

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): HDFC ERGO General Insurance, India's leading non-life insurance company in the private sector, announced ...

Telangana Government signs MoU with Wingsure

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], September 22 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The Telangana government has entered into an agreement today withAs a part of ...

Priyadarshni Academy felicitates Global Achievers

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): The 37th Anniversary edition of the very prestigious Priyadarshni Academy Global Awards 2021 held ...

ADB trims India 2021 growth outlook to 10 pc

Manila [The Philippines], September 22 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday downgraded its 2021 economic growth outlook for ...

Jyotiraditya Scindia interacts with Uttarakhand CM, LGs

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday virtually interacted with Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar ...

LA County responds to Seth Rogen

Washington [US], September 21 (ANI): Comedian Seth Rogen expressed his disappointment over the lack of COVID-19 safety protocols at the ...

Russian economy completely restored to pre-pandemic level Putin

Russia has completely overcome the economic decline caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday during a ...

Russia's GDP growth expected to reach 4.2% this year

The Russian government expects the country's economy to grow by 4.2% this year, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced at a ...

EU leaders express dismay at AUKUS deal, demand clarifications

© Provided by Xinhua European Council President Charles Michel also expressed concerns about the AUKUS agreement, demanding an explanation from ...

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Spanish police report students celebrate easing of Covid restrictions

MADRID, Spain: Some 25,000 students took part in the largest illegal drinking party in Madrid since the start of the ...

Foreign affairs ministers: France, India working to create new allianc

PARIS, France: French and Indian foreign affairs ministers Jean-Yves Le Drian and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar have agreed to work on a ...

European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

Greece building migrant holding camps on islands near Turkey

ATHENS, Greece: On Saturday, Greece announced it has opened a new migrant holding camp on the island of Samos close ...

Justin Trudeau set for third term after 156 seat victory

OTTAWA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Canada's Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau is to continue his third mandate as prime minister ...

After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...

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