Tue, 23 Oct 2018

Hong Kong stock index drops 778 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Geopolitical concerns weighed on stock markets in Asia on Tuesday while regionally a rebound in Chinese stocks ...

Regional cooperation in Asia Pacific necessary, says report

METRO MANILA, Philippines - Regional cooperation is increasingly necessary to tackle a rising number of cross-border challenges in Asia and ...

Saudi's crucial annual conference website hacked, defaced

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Amid mounting global pressure to come clean on the circumstances surrounding the death of its veteran ...

Uber to appeal Singapore competition watchdog's penalty

SINGAPORE - Months after Uber Technologies sold its Southeast Asian business to the Singapore-based firm Grab, both the companies were ...

Chinese government adds to tax deductions

BEIJING, China – In a bid to boost the economy, China is to allow an increasing number of items as ...

China reports no growth in industrial capacity utilization

BEIJING, China - China’s industrial capacity utilization rate was largely unchanged in the third quarter, according to the country’s National ...

NAB admits misconduct, works towards winning back trust

CANBERRA, Australia - Faced with appalling allegations of corruption and greed, bosses at Australia's big four banks were forced to ...

Italy gets rating downgrade from Moodys

NEW YORK, New York – Moody’s has downgraded Italy’s sovereign debt rating once more, taking it a step closer to ...

Argentina records shock September inflation figure of 6.5%

BEUNOS AIRES, Argentina - Shocked by an inflation rate of 6.5% last month, Argentina’s treasury minister was insisting Friday that ...

U.S. stocks finish week on mixed note

NEW YORK, New York - Concerns about trade tariffs and rising U.S. interest rates kept investors on Wall Street cautious ...

JPMorgan to hire 1,000 at its new Silicon Valley campus

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to attract more talent at its California office, JPMorgan Chase & Co announced that ...

OPIC commits USD 125 mn to help medium-sized companies in India

London [UK], Oct 23 (ANI): The United States government's development finance institution, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), on Monday signed ...

Iranian Traders Sentenced To Death For 'Disrupting Economy'

Iran's Supreme Court has upheld death sentences given to two financial traders convicted of illegal currency trading and 'disrupting the ...

DA brings TienDA in Taguig

TAGUIG CITY, Oct. 22 (PIA)--Department of Agriculture Secretary Manny Pinol and the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Taguig through Mayor ...

Putin charms Uzbekistan with big deals, huge delegation

Russian President Vladimir Putin was accompanied by a colossal retinue on his visit to Uzbekistan last week - as sure ...

Afghan Elections Hit By Violence, Problems At Voting Stations

KABUL -- Afghanistan's long-delayed parliamentary elections were marred by deadly attacks and descended into chaos with many polling stations hit ...

Windows 10 October Update May Lead to Data Loss Again

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Windows 10 File Explorer appears to have another issue in the October 2018 update which can ...

US stocks edge up at start of heavy earnings week

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NMC Health raises full-year core earnings forecast

DUBAI: UAE-based health care provider NMC Health on Monday raised its full-year core earnings and revenue forecasts, citing strong organic ...

Only the Bond Market Can Put the Boot Into Italy

Indeed, an outright rejection of Italy's budget plan by Brussels would only add fuel to the populist fire. An Ipsos ...

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U.S. officials confirm Syrian mosques now being targeted

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S.-led coalition has targeted a number of mosques and a religious building in the past week ...

Two deaths after boat carrying migrants sinks

ISTANBUL, Turkey – A boat carrying migrants has sunk in the Aegean Sea, just 50 metres off Turkey’s Mugla coast, ...

Trump seeks disarmament, then threatens Russia with nukes

MOSCOW, Russia - Two days after the U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intentions to withdraw the U.S. from the ...

Trump's bid to nix a nuclear arms treaty imperils its allies

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The U.S. President Donald Trump, who has proactively pursued better ties with Russia ever since assuming office, ...

Turkish President Erdogan to reveal details of Khasoggi case

ISTANBUL, Turkey - In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its ...

In shocking plot switch, Saudi claims Khashoggi was murdered

WASHINGTON, U.S. - For 17 days, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remained unfazed despite mounting fears of anarchy, threats 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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