Wed, 24 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 ...

Absence of bond market is fuelling banking crises: CAG

By Shailesh Yadav New Delhi [India], Oct 23 (ANI): In the wake of the crisis ensuing in the Infrastructure Leasing ...

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 ...

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 ...

American Express earnings Q3 2018

American Express beat Wall Street's expectations for third quarter earnings, saying Thursday it had earnings per share of $1.88 on ...

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Deadly train accident in Taiwan kills 22, hundreds injured

TAIPEI, Taiwan - In a tragic incident that took place in the city of Taitung in Taiwan on Sunday, a train ...

Polling day violence in Afghanistan kills 67, injuries 126

KABUL, Afghanistan - Despite a threat of violent attacks, thousands of Afghans bravely headed to the polls on Saturday to ...

Imran Khan to resume peace talks post 2019 general elections

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Oct 23 (ANI): Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he will resume peace talks with ...

Pakistan Hopeful Nascent US-Taliban Peace Talks Will Stabilize Region

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan appeared upbeat Tuesday about the recently launched U.S.-led dialogue with the Taliban, saying ...

Pakistani PM Khan Vows to Hold Peace Talks with India

RIYADH - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday vowed to hold peace talks with arch-rival India following elections in the ...

Singaporean paraglider found dead in Kangra Valley

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh), [India], Oct 23 (ANI): Kok Choonk Na, a paraglider of Singaporean descent who was missing since yesterday ...

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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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