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Tajikistan to partly privatize state-owned Talco

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - Tajikistan is reportedly on the cusp of selling a stake in its main industrial concern to a ...

Australian stocks rebound, All Ords climbs 1.14%

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia firmed on Thursday, after Wall Street rebounded on positive trade comments by President Trump.In ...

Indian telecom giant to raise up to $3 billion

NEW DELHI, India - The board of directors at telecom major Bharti Airtel has approved fund raising of up to ...

U.S.. stocks in sharp rebound after Trump back-flip on trade

NEW YORK, New York - U.S, stocks rebounded on Wednesday as President Trump back-flipped again on comments about progress on ...

ADB and ACAMS join together for anti money-laundering initiative

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) are partnering in ...

Selling on Australian stock market continues

SYDNEY, Australia - Australian stocks continued to be sold off on Wednesday, a day after losing $47 billion of their ...

Google CEO promoted to head of Alphabet

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - Tech giant Google on Tuesday appointed Indian-origin Sundar Pichai as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ...

Wall Street tumbles, U.S. dollar plummets on Trump comments

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump said a trade deal ...

Love it or hate it, Tesla's Cybertruck is revolutionary

With a collective gasp and puzzled looks, the world was recently introduced to Tesla's newest vehicle. The so-called Cybertruck is ...

Australian stocks have biggest one-day fall in 4 months

SYDNEY, Australia - The Australian All Ordinaries tumbled on Tuesday after the Reserve Bank of Australia left official interest rates ...

Remote areas in Pacific to be opened up to Internet access

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $50 million agreement with Kacific Broadband Satellites International Limited ...

Kansas Joins Other States in Accepting Refugees Under New Trump Rule

Kansas is the latest U.S. state to commit to resettling refugees under a new Trump administration rule that requires cities ...

JSE softer as domestic pressures weigh

The local bourse closed softer on Thursday on the back of broad-based losses across all the major indices.Although the losses ...

US House Speaker Denies Hating Trump, Declares 'Don't Mess With Me'

WASHINGTON - At the close of the news conference, an indignant Pelosi, the top Democrat in the U.S. Congress, took ...

What did Peter the Great have in his treasury

Peter the Great was the first of the Russian tsars who began collecting pieces of art; precious, interesting, and peculiar ...

Close Associates of Israeli PM to Be Indicted in Graft Case

JERUSALEM - Israel's state prosecutor said Thursday he intends to indict seven men, including close associates of Israeli Prime Minister ...

Moderate slowdown in passenger demand growth: IATA

Geneva [Switzerland], Dec 5 (ANI): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for October on Thursday ...

Huawei sues FCC in fight for greater share in US market

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec 5 (ANI): Chinese tech giant Huawei on Thursday sued the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for unleashing ...

Industry leaders disappointed over no change in interest rates

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 5 (ANI): Divergent industry views emerged after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday kept ...

After PMC debacle, RBI to issue draft norms for cooperative banks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 5 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Thursday it will take steps to ...

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ZAMBOANGA CITY, Dec 6 (PIA) - Lawmakers in both the House of Representatives and in the Senate are pushing for ...

Cambodian Government Revokes Passports of 27 CNRP Members

Cambodia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revoked the passports of 27 members of the outlawed opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party ...

Australia Should Demand Release of Vietnam Detainees: Rights Group

Australia's government should press Vietnam to free an Australian citizen and two other men convicted on charges of engaging in ...

Explainer: why homicide rates in Australia are declining

According to the latest figures, homicides in Australia are at historic lows and compare well against international trends.So what do ...

Irfan Pathan slams Abdul Razzaq for calling Bumrah 'Baby Bowler'

New Delhi [India], Dec 5 (ANI): Veteran Indian fast bowler Irfan Pathan gave a befitting reply to Abdul Razzaq and ...

Central Luzon MSMEs showcase products at SEA Games 2019

NEW CLARK CITY, Tarlac, Dec.5 (PIA) -- About 80 micro, small and medium enterprises in Central Luzon currently showcase their ...

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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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