Wed, 30 Sep 2020

International freight depressed due to lack of planes in air

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday released data for global air freight markets in August ...

Global stocks rebound runs out of steam on Asian markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The worldwide rally in stocks of the previous 24 hours came to a halt in Asia ...

Criticism mounts in China over 'bullying' of social media platform

The logo of TikTok is seen on a smartphone screen in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, Aug. 30, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu ...

Fifth most visited city in world prepares for long Winter

SINGAPORE - These days, the desolate streets and shuttered businesses in popular tourist areas in Singapore like Little India and ...

Asian stocks mixed Monday, British pound edges up

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan and Hong Kong rose strongly on Monday, while in China and Australia stock ...

Investors in BMW corporate bonds misled by company, says SEC

WASHINGTON, DC - German automaker BMW has agreed to pay $18 million to settle claims it misled and deceived investors ...

EU greenhouse gas ambitions realistic and achievable

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Last week, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen made an ambitious proposal. By ...

China's domestic and international air cargo transport sectors recover

BEIJING, China, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- China's air cargo transport has maintained gradual recovery momentum with cargo volume in August ...

Update: China's manufacturing PMI rises in September

An employee works at a workshop of a beer factory in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, on Sept. 9, 2020. ...

Live COVID-19 updates, Sept 30: Global death toll surpasses 1 mln: WHO

Funeral workers wearing face masks and protective suits carry the coffin of a suspected COVID-19 victim at Pondok Ranggon cemetery ...

COVID-19: Disney to lay off 28,000 theme park employees in US

California [US], September 30 (ANI): Entertainment giant Disney on Tuesday announced that it will lay off 28,000 theme park jobs ...

Pakistani Supreme Court Accepts Appeal From Daniel Pearl's Family

Pakistan's Supreme Court has accepted an appeal by the family of slain American journalist Daniel Pearl challenging the acquittal of ...

Democrats Unveiled New COVID-19 Aid Bill, Pelosi Says

WASHINGTON - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday that Democratic lawmakers unveiled a new, $2.2 trillion ...

New office bearers for AMAI

New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI/NewsVoir): Jayant Dua, CEO of Chlor-Alkali Division in Grasim Industries Ltd has taken over as ...

SA sheds 2.2 million jobs in the second quarter

South Africa shed 2.2 million jobs during the second quarter, according to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA).While the employment figures ...

Going cashless isn't straightforward. Ask Sweden, or Zimbabwe

"No Cash Accepted" signs are increasingly common in Australian shops, thanks to COVID-19. Even before the the pandemic struck, though, ...

Trump, Biden set to square off in first Presidential debate

Washington [US], September 29 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden will come face to face ...

Anger as Xi Jinping Doubles Down on Repressive Xinjiang Policies

President Xi Jinping has vowed to carry on what he called China's "totally correct" strategy in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous ...

JK ERA inspects oxygen-filling installations in Jammu

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] September 29 (ANI): In order to prevent any disruption to oxygen supply to hospitals in ...

Asian markets mostly up as Biden-Trump debate moves into focus

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday but investors struggled to extend a global rally as they weighed a fresh US stimulus ...

Police departments across US report 911 outage, some restored

Washington [US], September 29 (ANI): A number of US police departments around the United States on Monday (local time) reported ...

Pelosi Says Democrats Unveil New COVID-19 Aid Bill

WASHINGTON - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday that Democratic lawmakers unveiled a new, $2.2 trillion ...

New drainage system being bulit with WB funding in Srinagar

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 28 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir government has started work on a new drainage ...

Mzansi Super League postponed due to Covid-19

Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday announced the postponement of this year's Mzansi Super League (MSL) due to the coronavirus ...

CSA announces postponement of Mzansi Super League

Johannesburg [South Africa], September 28 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday announced that the Mzansi Super League (MSL) has ...

Microsoft study finds 4 in 10 consumers in India involved in bullying

New Delhi [India], Sep 28 (ANI): Nearly 38 per cent of consumers across India comprising 34 per cent of adults ...

Save smartly with the Bajaj Finance Systematic Deposit Plan

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], September 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): Funding long-term goals requires smart investments. However, most investments warrant a lump sum amount ...

RBI postpones MPC meet on key interest rates

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 28 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has rescheduled the meeting of its Monetary Policy ...

IPGA welcomes the amendment to the Essential Commodity Act

The apex traders body applauds government's efforts to open up the farm sectorNew Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI/Hunk Golden and ...

The reality of recovery for SA's devastated hospitality industry

Before the pandemic, the hospitality industry in South Africa was secure. A recent survey of 7,000 guesthouses, B&Bs, hotels, and ...

US judge halts Trump's ban on TikTok downloads

Washington [US], September 28 (ANI): US federal judge on Sunday (local time) suspended President Donald Trump's ban on TikTok downloads. ...

'Disorder, debacle, rebellion': backers turn on Britain's PM

Described as dejected and dogmatic even by his partisans, Boris Johnson is enduring a torrid time in his tumultuous premiership, ...

Cyprus: Asylum Seekers Summarily Returned

Pushbacks Against Surge of Arrivals by Boat From LebanonCypriot coast guard forces summarily pushed back, abandoned, expelled, or returned more ...

Tokyo stocks track U.S. shares lower

TOKYO, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks lost ground Wednesday morning after inheriting a weak lead from Wall Street overnight. ...

1st LD: China's manufacturing PMI rises in September

BEIJING, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's manufacturing sector came in at 51.5 in September, ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 30

BEIJING, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Tokyo stocks open lower

TOKYO, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks opened lower Wednesday, tracking losses on Wall Street overnight, with investors keenly eyeing ...

U.S. stocks fall as Wall Street awaits presidential debate

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Wall Street's major averages finished lower on Tuesday as investors awaited a U.S. presidential ...

Portugal not to resort to EU recovery fund loans: PM

LISBON, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said Tuesday that his country will not resort to loans ...

U.S. dollar slips as traders await presidential debate

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar weakened in late trading on Tuesday as market participants awaited a ...

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Trump wants Biden to be tested for drugs prior to debate

WASHINGTON, DC, September 28 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has once again suggested that he and Democratic presidential nominee Joe ...

Indian prime minister laments India's role at United Nation

New York/New Delhi [US/India], September 26 (ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for the reforms "in the responses, ...

Nobody can dare to touch Army in Pak: Gilgit-Baltistan leader

New Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI): Gilgit-Baltistan leader and activist Sajjad Raja on Tuesday slammed the Pakistan government over the ...

No Signs North Korea Moving Toward Denuclearization

NEW YORK - North Korea gave no indication Tuesday that it has moved any closer to denuclearization in its statement ...

Monitor: Turkey Sending Syrian Fighters to Azerbaijan

WASHINGTON - Several hundred Syrian fighters have been sent by Turkey to support Azerbaijan in its ongoing conflict with Armenia, ...

US Intelligence Reports Warn of Extremist Threat Around Election

WASHINGTON - U.S. security officials are warning that violent domestic extremists pose a threat to the presidential election next month, ...

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