Sun, 19 Jan 2020

New York to spend $6.8 billion over 5 years to combat climate change

ALBANY, New York - New York state is to spend an additional $2 billion on energy efficiency and building electrification ...

China economy slows to 3-decade low, stocks finish flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets in Asia finished in the black on Friday, despite the release of economic data in ...

Lower expenses and low debt highlights of New Zealand financial report

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The New Zealand government's books are in good shape with the accounts in surplus and expenses ...

ADB issues 3 and 10 year USD bonds worth $4.25 billion

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) returned to the U.S. dollar bond market on Wednesday with the pricing ...

Website manager offered investors returns of 15% to 25%

WASHINGTON, DC - The Securities and Exchange Commission has frozen the assets of an Illinois man and his company after ...

JSPL reports net loss of Rs 219 cr in Q3 of current fiscal

New Delhi [India], Jan 18 (ANI): Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) on Saturday said to have posted a consolidated ...

Putin's Moves Leave Russian Opposition With Few Options

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin played it differently this time.Instead of openly declaring plans to extend his rule like ...

Rahul Gandhi pitches for spice park, mega food park in Wayanad

New Delhi [India], Jan 18 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has requested Union Minister Piyush Goyal to set up a ...

Fowler, Scheffler share American Express lead

Rickie Fowler and Scottie Scheffler each carded an 8-under-par 64 on Friday at PGA West's Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course, and ...

US-China trade deal will help reduce some uncertainty: IMF Director

Washington D.C. [US], Jan 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The newly-signed US-China trade agreement will help relieve some uncertainty that has hindered worldwide ...

'Lennon Walls' herald a sticky-note revolution in Hong Kong

Months of anti-government protests in Hong Kong have physically reshaped the city. As a scholar of urban landscapes, I have ...

China's Investment in Belt and Road Initiative Cools

As much of the world looks to China as a major source of investment, the country's economic slowdown has driven ...

JSE surges along with global markets

The JSE surged on Friday in line with other global markets which were buoyed by easing trade tensions and good ...

UPDATE: 'Resigning from where?' Mboweni clarifies he plans to stay

Finance Minster Tito Mboweni clarified his latest tweets - which sparked speculation that he might leave National Treasury - to ...

PFC raises $750 million through dollar-denominated bonds

New Delhi [India], Jan 17 (ANI): Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC), a leading non-banking finance company (NBFC) in power sector, ...

Google's parent Alphabet joins USD 1 trillion club

California [USA], Jan 17 (ANI): Google's parent company Alphabet became the fourth US company to hit USD 1 trillion market ...

Budget 2020: Industry Expectations from the Government

New Delhi [India], Jan 17 (ANI/NewsVoir): Realising the dream of India becoming a Five Trillion Dollar Economy by 2025 truly ...

What interest rate cut means for residential property market

Industry leaders in the residential property sector have praised the SA Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee for cutting the repo ...

Lawyers dump Prasa after failure to pay R19m

Werksmans Attorneys, a law firm that has been representing the Passenger Rail Association of South Africa in many court battles ...

China birth rate hits lowest level since 1949

China's birth rate dropped last year to its lowest level since the Communist country was founded in 1949, adding to ...

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Patriots CB McCourty reveals he had groin surgery

New England Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty revealed Friday that he recently underwent groin surgery. McCourty addressed the surgery during his ...

It's massive honour to be captain of Manchester United, says Maguire

Manchester [London], Jan 18 (ANI): After being named as the captain of the side, Manchester United Harry Maguire said it ...

WHO Does Not Rule Out Human to Human Spread of New Coronavirus

GENEVA - The World Health Organization reports there is no evidence of human-to-human spread of the new coronavirus that has ...

Crisis-hit Saracens set for relegation - reports

London - English and European champions Saracens face almost certain relegation from the Premiership this season as they are set ...

Russia Touts Arms Across Southeast Asia

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - Russia is rapidly expanding foreign arms deals worldwide, with Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin confirming to the ...

Federer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog

Melbourne - Roger Federer demanded better communication about air quality at the Australian Open on Saturday after smoke from bushfires ...

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