Mon, 10 Aug 2020

News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...

Despite job gains too many Americans still out of work, says official

WASHINGTON, DC - Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States rose by 1.8 million in July, and the unemployment ...

Kroenke Sports Entertainment partners with global sportsbook operator

PointsBet, a global sportsbook operator, and Kroenke Sports Entertainment, LLC announced Friday an entrance into a new, multi-year partnership. The ...

Switch revenue jumps 13% in second quarter

Switch is the latest data centre operator to post strong financial results as the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to fail ...

Equity indices close in the green, Cipla gains 9.5 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 10 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices shaved off early gains but ended in the positive terrain on ...

Nucleus Software posts PAT of Rs 36 cr on revenue of Rs 128 cr

New Delhi [India], Aug 10 (ANI): Nucleus Software has posted a net profit after tax of Rs 36 crore on ...

COVID-19 effect: Walt Disney World to shorten theme park hours

Washington D.C.[USA], Aug 10 (ANI): Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Walt Disney World will shorten its theme park hours starting in ...

Equity indices trade higher, pharma and auto stocks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 10 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices advanced by 0.8 per cent during early hours on Monday with ...

Startup Helps Ugandan Diaspora Build Back Home ? Without Losing Money

Innovation Startup Helps Ugandan Diaspora Build Back Home - Without Losing Money view team An online hardware store offers expatriates ...

Reforming 'dad leave' is a baby step towards greater gender equality

Grattan Institute research published today shows the average 25-year-old woman who goes on to have a child can expect to ...

Saudi Aramco Profits Dive 73% as Virus Batters Oil Demand

RIYADH - Energy giant Saudi Aramco said on Sunday its second-quarter profits plunged a massive 73 percent due to sharply ...

Twitter, TikTok have had preliminary talks about merger - Dow Jones

Twitter has held early talks about a potential combination with TikTok, the Chinese-owned video-sharing app that the Trump administration has ...

DBP, DA and fintech firm forge alliance to back agripreneurs

CALOOCAN CITY -- State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has partnered with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and a ...

Kenya is struggling to deliver justice online: what needs to be done

Kenya ordered the closure of courtrooms to the public in April in keeping with government measures to limit gatherings and ...

NBA: LeBron, Giannis and Harden named MVP finalists

New York [USA], Aug 9 (ANI): The National Basketball Association (NBA) on Saturday announced the finalists for six major awards ...

U.S. Fed official calls for economic lockdown to "crush the virus"

Children play on the Charging Bull in New York, the United States, July 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)The imperative for a ...

With eye on presidential election, Trump takes tough stand on China

Washington [US], Aug 9 (ANI): US President Donald Trump has of late intensified his actions against China due to upcoming ...

Who Will Win in 2020

WASHINGTON - Ahead of the U.S. presidential election in November, numerous public opinion polls show presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe ...

Windows, Gates and a firewall: Microsoft's delicate castle in China

Microsoft, which is in talks to buy part of Chinese video app TikTok, is one of the few US tech ...

Continued recovery a must as country's GDP shrinks 16.5%

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 7 (PIA)- Pundits in the business and economic field has said that recovery efforts and moves to ...

Bayanihan 2 to help economy recover

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 8 (PIA) - National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary Karl T. Chua, in an online press ...

Biden Risks Alienating Young Black Voters After Race Remarks

WASHINGTON - Joe Biden's controversial remarks about race this week risk alienating young Black voters who despise President Donald Trump ...

Wirecard suspected of lending to partner firms before collapse

German prosecutors suspect Wirecard extended large loans to partner companies before its implosion in June, at a time when the ...

TikTokThreatens toSueafter USMovestoBanApp

TikTok reacted to President Donald Trump's executive order barring U.S. companies and individuals from doing business with its parent company, ...

Last-ditch Virus Aid Talks Collapse; No New Help for Jobless

WASHINGTON - A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive collapsing Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money ended in ...

Democratic Leaders Try to Revive COVID Aid Talks

WASHINGTON - Democratic leaders sought to revive Washington talks on COVID-19 rescue money, summoning Trump administration negotiators to the Capitol ...

Naspers caught in Trump-China feud

Nilan Morar, VP of trading at GT247 said the announcement by Trump relates to the US trade tensions with China. ...

Cape Town protests: 91 cases of unrest over four weeks, says City

Cape Town protests: 45 people arrested on MondayNot only does the City have to direct resources away from other priority ...

China Threatens Retaliation for US Denial of Journalist Visas

China has threatened to retaliate after the United States did not renew visas for some 40 Chinese journalists, whose 90-day ...

US jobs growth tops estimates as rebound grinds on

The US labor market continued to regain ground in July, though at a slower pace, indicating the economic rebound is ...

US-China tensions send Asia markets tumbling

A new China-US flare-up sent markets tumbling Friday, while the mood was also soured by US lawmakers' struggles to agree ...

128 COVID-affected MSMEs benefit from DTI Bataan's livelihood program

BALANGA CITY, Aug. 7 (PIA) -- A total of 128 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Bataan benefitted from ...

US Adds 1.8 Million Jobs in Sign Hiring Has Slowed

WASHINGTON - The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June ...

Poor decisions are wrecking Australia's economy, not the virus

Australians don't have far to look to see governments effectively guiding their economies through the COVID-19 pandemic. Alan Austin surveys ...

Reclaiming our freedoms from big tech and government amid COVID-19

Issues of freedom of the press and privacy are threatened across the world, but not all hope is lost, writes ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Aug. 10

BRUSSELS -- The European Union (EU) on Sunday pledged 30 million euros (35.4 million U.S. dollars) in additional funding for ...

News Analysis: COVID-19 pandemic in India causing grim fallout

MUMBAI, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- India crossed the grim mark of over 2 million cases of COVID-19 last week, with ...

Foreign investors buy S.Korean stocks in 6 months

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Foreign investors turned into net buyers in the South Korean stock market for the first ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Aug. 10

BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Aug. 9

SARAJEVO -- The foreign trade volume of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in the first six months of 2020 amounted to ...

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Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...

Samar Day goes non-traditional

CATBALOGAN CITY, August 10 (PIA) -- The Provincial Government of Samar adapted a non-traditional way of celebrating Panurundon: Samar Day ...

Indians are the most confident in world to travel post COVID-19

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, August 10 (ANI): Indians, among the most travelled before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, are the most ...

MLB roundup: Benches clear as A's sweep Astros

Oakland tattooed rookie Cristian Javier for three early home runs and Jesus Luzardo recorded his first major league win by ...

Int'l community pledges aid to blasts-stricken Lebanon

Damaged buildings are seen at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon, Aug. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)"To help Lebanon overcome the ...

Anti-China protest held at Capitol Hill

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], Aug 10 (ANI): Vietnamese Americans and members of the Tibetan community joined a group of Indian-origin ...

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