Thu, 01 Dec 2022

Canada looks to defend Indo-Pacific, protect from China

OTTAWA, Canada: Canada has launched its Indo-Pacific strategy, which includes spending worth $1.7 billion, with the aim of enhancing military ...

Hyundai, LG Energy weigh building battery plants in US Georgia

SEOUL, South Korea: Online news outlet Dailian has reported that South Korean companies Hyundai Motor Co and LG Energy Solution ...

New Zealand stocks rally despite lethargy on other Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia on Wednesday took their cue from Wall Street overnight with limited moves ...

Italy to raise billions with windfall tax on energy companies

ROME, Italy: A draft of the government's 2023 budget seen by Reuters indicates that Italy plans to charge energy companies ...

Rolls-Royce and easyJet upbeat about hydrogen-powered jet engine

LONDON, England: In a world aviation first, British company Rolls-Royce has announced that it has successfully tested a hydrogen-powered aircraft ...

Nasdaq Composite drops 66 points in otherwise uneventful day

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets remained on edge on Tuesday, with the major indices all finishing flat ...

Twitter signing up two million users per day, says Musk

SAN Francisco, California: As he struggles with a mass exodus of advertisers and users switching to other platforms, Twitter Chief ...

Raids begin in Tokyo Olympics corruption investigation

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese prosecutors raided the headquarters of advertising company Dentsu, as part of a widening investigation into corruption during ...

U.S. stocks drop sharply following Chinese protests, Nasdaq sheds 177 points

NEW YORK, New York - Concern about the spreading of Covid-19 across China kept investors on edge Monday, with all ...

UK holds $65 million in alleged criminal bank account

LONDON, England: The UK National Crime Agency has obtained a civil recovery order for some $65 million of suspected criminal ...

Holiday iPhone shipments threatened by unrest at Foxconn plant

TAIPEI, Taiwan: After thousands of employees quit, Foxconn's flagship Zhengzhou iPhone plant in China anticipates a reduction in November shipments, ...

Stocks markets across Asia Pacific rattled by protests in China

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Widespread protests sweeping through a number of cities in China sent jitters through Asian stock markets ...

US targets Huawei, ZTE technology, bans all imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. is banning the importation of all communications equipment made by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE, citing ...

US smartphones record 48% of $9 billion online sales on Black Friday

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Just-released sales results show U.S. consumers spent a record $9.12 billion in online purchases during ...

Workers to decide on joining union at new Ohio auto battery plant

WARREN, Ohio: Next month, workers at a General Motors-LG Energy battery cell manufacturing plant in Ohio will decide whether to ...

Self-driving Tesla software available in North America, says Musk

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has announced that Tesla's Full Self-Driving Beta software is now available in North America. The electric ...

After eight fires, braking problems, Ford recalling 700,000 SUV's

DETROIT, Michigan: Ford Motor Co. announced this week that it is recalling 737,000 vehicles in the U.S. due to a ...

Ghana to purchase oil with gold as foreign cash reserves dwindle

ACCRA, Ghana: Ghana's Vice-President, Mahamudu Bawumia, said on Facebook this week that due to dwindling foreign currency reserves, the country's ...

Yellen hints at national security probe into Twitter purchase

The senior US official previously said there was ?no basis? for an investigation into the $44 billion dealUS Treasury Secretary ...

Foreign investors infused Rs 36,239 crore in Indian stock markets in November

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have infused funds worth Rs 36,239 crore in Indian stock ...

Indian stock indices hit fresh highs on strong fundamentals

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): Indian stock indices traded sharply higher on Thursday morning and hit their lifetime highs ...

US Fed Chair says moderation in rate hike likely in next policy meet

Washington [US], December 1 (ANI): The US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday (local time) hinted about moderating interest ...

India to receive over record USD 100 billion in remittances in 2022: World Bank

Washington [US], December 1 (ANI): Retaining its spot as the world's top recipient of remittances, migrant workers from India are ...

Khokhloma: All you need to know about the gold painted tableware

Khokhloma is one of the most recognizable of Russian-related designs. When you look at it, you realize that it can't ...

US: Russian Attacks on Ukraine's Infrastructure Will Not Divide West

The United States said Wednesday that Russia's weeks-long campaign targeting attacks on Ukraine's vital heating, electrical and water infrastructure would ...

What the compromise IR deal means for wage negotiations, and pay rises

The Albanese government's Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill is all set to become law, after Workplace Relations Minister Tony Burke ...

What the compromise IR package means for wage negotiations, and pay rises

The Albanese government's Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill is all set to become law, after Workplace Relations Minister Tony Burke ...

'Earth's empty quarter': many Pacific nations now have falling populations

In 1989, distinguished Australian geographer Gerard Ward wrote that the Pacific was emptying out. As people on smaller islands left ...

US Central Bank Hints at Less Severe Interest Rate Hikes

Washington - The U.S. central bank could scale back the pace of its interest rate hikes 'as soon as December,' ...

EAM Jaishankar meets Lord Rami Ranger

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Lord Rami Ranger, a member of House of ...

Lord Rami Ranger meets EAM Jaishankar

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Lord Rami Ranger on Wednesday and lauded his ...

RBI, Financial Services Agency of Japan exchange letters of cooperation

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 30 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan, on ...

"Overdue recognition of important relationship between India and Australia": Australian expert on trade deal

By Ayushi AgarwalNew Delhi [India] November 30 (ANI): Calling the trade deal between India and Australia "important" and "an overdue ...

China would be facing serious geopolitical, other challenges during Xi's third term: Report

Beijing [China], November 30 (ANI): China faces a once-in-a-generation economic challenge and the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP's) decisions will significantly ...

EU chief's assessment of Ukrainian casualties deleted

Ursula von der Leyen had earlier said around 100,000 Kiev troops had been killed to dateA claim about the number ...

US: Russian Attacks on Ukrainian Infrastructure Will Not Divide West

The United States said Wednesday that Russia's weeks-long campaign targeting attacks on Ukraine's vital heating, electrical and water infrastructure would ...

China Vows 'Resolute' Crackdown as Protests Mount

China's ruling Communist Party vowed a new crackdown on demonstrations against the government's tough anti-COVID-19 restrictions even as police clashed ...

India-Australia ECTA to enter into force on Dec 29, duties on 100 pc tariff lines to be eliminated

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (Ind-Aus ECTA) will enter into force on December ...

India's GDP growth in July-Sep quarter in line with most market participants' expectations: CEA

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): Chief Economic Advisor V Anantha Nageswaran on Wednesday said the country's gross domestic product ...

100,000 Ukrainian soldiers have died in conflict EU

Ursula von der Leyen provided the estimate, adding that around 20,000 civilian lives have also been lostEuropean Commission president Ursula ...

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King could step in if Malaysia parliament cannot choose leader

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: As support for a conservative Islamic alliance prevented major coalitions from winning a simple majority in its ...

Six feet of snow falls in western New York for first storm of year

BUFFALO, New York: Just ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday week, western New York state was hit by a snowstorm, ...

After 73 years, Biden tells Palestinians to wait until conditions are right

NEW YORK CITY: Granting Palestine full state membership status at the UN would be a "practical" step that could preserve ...

Naomi Biden, granddaughter of president, married at White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: Naomi Biden, the 28-year-old granddaughter of U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, was married on ...

Scores dead after 5.6 magnitude quake rocks Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The casualty toll in Monday's magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Indonesia keeps rising.At the latest count on Tuesday, ...

US to remove dams on west coast river to protect endangered salmon

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the largest dam removal undertaking in U.S. history, a U.S. agency last week approved the decommissioning of ...

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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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