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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 ...

Intuit announces purchase of Mailchimp for $12 billion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: California-based Intuit, known for its small-business accounting and DIY tax-filing software, including TurboTax and QuickBooks, announced that ...

Ireland investigates TikTok transferring children's data to China

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) said it has opened two investigations into video sharing platform TikTok.The first investigation ...

Freefall in iron ore price pressures Australian stock exchange

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most Asian stock markets rose on Friday, however, the ASX fell sharply as the Australian market ...

Britain's inflation up 3.2 percent, greatest jump on record

LONDON, England: August saw inflation rates in the U.K. soaring to the highest-ever recorded rate, official figures show.Inflation rose to ...

South Korea fines Google $177M for antitrust violations

SEOUL, South Korea: In what could be one of South Korea's largest-ever antitrust cases, Google has been fined at least ...

Rise in retail sales in August fails to lift U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data failed to boost Wall Street Thursday.Stocks meandered in and out of positive ...

Predatory lending targeted in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana -- A new coalition is forming to push back against predatory lending and urge state lawmakers to take ...

Food delivery companies sue New York City over commission caps

NEW YORK CITY, New York: DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats filed a lawsuit in a New York federal court on ...

Hang Seng dive puts skids under Asian stocks

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Hong Kong tumbled again on Thursday, dragging most of the Asian region's bourses down.The ...

Confederation of British Industry calls for lower taxes

LONDON, England: The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has urged the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, to stop ...

Australia halt Qantas-Japan Airlines flight sharing

SYDNEY, Australia: Citing competition concerns as international travel is soon to resume, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has ...

Solid gains on Wall Street, Nasdaq punches out 124 points advance

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street went against the global trend on Wednesday with all stock indices making solid ...

Ireland government calls for building 33,000 new homes per year

DUBLIN, Ireland: The Irish government has announced a multibillion dollar plan to resolve the nation's ongoing housing crisis, which has ...

Greek PM announces surprise economic growth of 5.9% in 2021

ATHENS, Greece: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Saturday that the nation's economy is predicted to grow by 5.9 ...

Chips down in Hong Kong as Macau's casinos take beating

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Hong Kong tumbled on Wednesday as casino stocks were sold heavily on the back ...

Marks & Spencer rumored to weigh closing French stores

LONDON, England: As new trade rules following Britain's departure from the European Union continue to impact product availability in stores, ...

U.S. House stops opening of copper mine after residents complain

WASHINGTON D.C.: A United States House of Representatives committee has stopped all work at Rio Tinto Limited's Resolution copper mine ...

U.S. stocks cascade lower, Dow Jones drops 292 points.

NEW YORK, New York - A less-than-expected CPI jump in August failed to lift U.S. markets on Tuesday."We're in a ...

U.S. court rules to limit some Apple App Store rules

SAN FRANCISCO, California: In a partial win for Epic Games, creator of "Fortnite," and other app makers, U.S. District Judge ...

Democrats seek to up tax incentive for buying union-made EVs

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Toyota and Honda have sharply criticized a proposal in Congress that would provide a $4,500 tax incentive for ...

European businesses yearn for Chinese market despite COVID-19 pandemic

- "The importance of the Chinese market is paramount."- "The Chinese market is very important to British companies, especially by ...

Australia hints at rejecting China's proposal to sign TPP

Canberra [Australia] September 18 (ANI): Canberra on Friday gave hints that it will not accept the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) proposal ...

EV Jagat launched to usher in electric vehicles ecosystem

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 18 (ANI/NewsVoir): Powered by government advisory firms and stalwarts from the EV domain,EV Jagat is a ...

China shapes narratives to defame democracy and promotes au

Beijing [China], September 18 (ANI): China is continuously channelising ideologies to defame the democracy and promote authoritarian governance model all ...

Disaster film "Cloudy Mountain" leads Chinese box office chart

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Domestic disaster movie "Cloudy Mountain" topped the Chinese mainland box office ...

Pakistan sees closer trade relations with China

© Provided by Xinhua The trade volume between Pakistan and China has shown an upward trajectory over the years, jumping ...

Maverick McNealy grabs lead at Fortinet Championship

Maverick McNealy, a Northern California native and Stanford product, moved to the top of the Fortinet Championship leaderboard after an ...

Congress observes Modi birthday as National Price Rise Day

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Protesting against the rising prices of cooking oil, All India Mahila Congress observed 'National ...

Kailash Satyarthi appointed as SDG Advocate

New York [US], September 18 (ANI): UN chief Antonio Guterres on Friday appointed Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi as new Sustainable ...

How women voters could decide the Canadian federal election - again

Heading into the federal election campaign's final days, the Liberal and Conservative parties are in a dead heat nationally in ...

Users can remove passwords from Microsoft accounts

Washington [US], September 17 (ANI): Users can now remove a password completely from the Microsoft account and can sign in ...

Taiwan calls EU for trade talks amid rising Chinese threats

Taipei [Taiwan] September 17 (ANI): Taiwan on Friday called on the European Union (EU) for trade talks after the bloc ...

State of the EU: tech and defence challenges cloud COVID success

In her second "state of the European Union" speech, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen used the political momentum ...

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Malaysia reports 15,549 new COVID-19 cases

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], September 19 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia reported another 15,549 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Saturday, bringing the national ...

Swarnim Vijay Varsh: Seminar focusing India-Bangladesh to b

Guwahati (Assam) [India], September 19 (ANI): India is observing Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations throughout the country to mark 50 years ...

Philippineslogs 19,271 new COVID-19 cases

Manila [Philippines ], September 19 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 19,271 new infections of COVID-19 on Sunday, ...

Uncle of Osama under custody of special cell

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): The uncle of terrorist Osama, who was among six terrorists arrested in Delhi earlier ...

Pakistan reports 71 COVID-19 deaths in last 24 hours

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 19 (ANI): Pakistan on Sunday reported 2,580 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, reveals ...

CDS to visit Russia and US

New Delhi (India), September 19 (ANI): In his first visit abroad after taking over as the Chief of Defence Staff ...

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