Tue, 09 Mar 2021

Saudis voice doubts over oil recovery

LONDON, England - Saudi Arabia and other major oil producers agreed this week to largely continue with cuts in oil ...

White House blocks Rio Tinto's plan for Native tribes sacred land

GLOBE, Arizona -- Native Americans, conservationists, and a host of other advocates are cheering a Biden administration move to delay ...

U.S. stocks end mixed Monday, techs sold-off, industrials bought up

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets were decisively mixed on Monday with the technology sector taking the brunt ...

Disney, baseball could begin April 1 with Covid rules in place

LOS ANGELES, California: After remaining closed for nearly a year, California officials released new rules on Friday that would allow ...

Costco profits suffer from employee pandemic costs, safety measures

NEW YORK, New York: Second-quarter profits for Costco Wholesale Corp have failed to align with analysts' estimates, as the warehouse ...

Virtual events being staged in Oregon for Sequestration Week

PORTLAND, Oregon -- This week, groups are holding virtual events in Oregon for "Sequestration Week," and the potential of carbon ...

Biden relief bill fails to stem sell-off of Asian stocks

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia mostly fell on Monday, although the Australian market managed a modest gain.The passage ...

Brent at $67 per barrel, production to remain high at least till April

BANGALORE, India: Contrary to analysts' predictions, OPEC and its allies decided to leave oil production unaffected until April, citing the ...

Target holiday sales surge 21% during holiday season

U.S. retail giant Target saw its revenues rise 21 percent year-on-year to $28.34 billion in the quarter ending in January, ...

Musk moves home to Texas, after locating companies throughout state

AUSTIN, Texas: Aviation and aerospace company SpaceX is expanding its presence to align with global demand by setting up a ...

Volvo said all car purchases to be only online

GOTHENBURG, Sweden: Volvo targets to only manufacture electric cars by 2030 by significantly increasing the size of its U.S. South ...

Confident of safety measures, Apple reopens all retail stores

CUPERTINO, California: Apple announced on Monday that all 270 of its store locations in the U.S. have officially opened for ...

Zoom revenues surge in 2020 to $882.5 million as people work from home

Zoom Video Communications' fourth-quarter results trumped forecasts of moderate growth following its meteoric rise in 2020, with revenues surging 369 ...

Avail funds for small business from Ziploan

New Delhi [India], March 9 (ANI/BusinessWire India): MSMEs contribute to a great extent when it comes to the GDP of ...

US Denounces Russian 'Disinformation' Over COVID-19 Vaccines

WASHINGTON - The United States denounced Monday what it called a Russian disinformation campaign against U.S.-made COVID-19 vaccines, saying Moscow ...

Equity indices ride high, UPL gains 7 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 9 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were on upswing during early hours on Tuesday tracking firm trends ...

Daniel Pearl murder case: Pak's denial of justice exposed

Washington [US], March 9 (ANI): Last month, in yet another outrage, Pakistan's Supreme Court freed Omar Saeed Sheikh, the man ...

US to continue assisting Taiwan's self-defense capabilities

Washington [US], March 9 (ANI): As Taiwan continues to remain at the forefront of the escalating tensions between the United ...

Average rent in SA increased by just R10 the past year, index shows

The average rental in in the fourth quarter of 2019 increased by only R10 in the fourth quarter of 2020, ...

'Total system shutdown' as Ghana hit by countrywide power blackout

Ghana said on Sunday it was facing a "total system shutdown". The power cut affected the entire country. Ghana has ...

ED arrests four for duping Pune Co-operative Bank

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], March 8 (ANI): Four persons were arrested on Monday for defrauding the Shivaji Bhosle Co-operative Bank Ltd, ...

China's rebounding defense budget marches on

Hong Kong, March 8 (ANI): China announced its 2021 defense budget in the fourth session of the 13th National People's ...

Microsoft, FICCI launch whitepaper on inclusive growth

New Delhi [India], March 8 (ANI): Microsoft in collaboration with industry body FICCI on Monday released a whitepaper underscoring the ...

Future careers 2021

New Delhi [India], March 8 (ANI/Mediawire): While there is much brouhaha about engineers and doctors, it is little known that ...

Most Asian markets fall as inflation fears trump signs of recovery

Asian markets mostly fell Monday as persistent inflation fears overshadowed a forecast-busting US jobs report and Senate approval of Joe ...

SA Rugby warns WP Rugby to get its house in order - report

SA Rugby has reportedly warned the Western Province Rugby Football Union (WPRFU) that it could be forced to intervene if ...

Microsoft starts testing Edge Chromium browser on Xbox

Washington [US], March 8 (ANI): Xbox consoles are getting a much better browser soon! Microsoft has started testing its new ...

COVID-19 vaccination continues in La Union

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Mar. 8 (PIA) -- The COVID-19 vaccination among health workers in La Union continues after its ceremonial ...

Private hospital chief lauds gov't for Sinovac vaccines

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Mar. 8 (PIA) -- Dr. Nanette Pingoy-Franco, chief executive officer and medical director of the Dr. ...

Arttha Payments selected to modernize the core system

Singapore March 8 (ANI/PRNewswire): PureSoftware announced today that LinkAja, Indonesia's leading e-money wallet operated by PT FINTEK KARYA NUSANTARA, has ...

Singapore ranks First, India 26th in Asia-Pac in EFI

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, March 8 (ANI): Singapore topped the global ranking for the second year in a row in ...

5 Bacolod doctors, nurse make vaccine history

BACOLOD CITY, March 8 (PIA) -- A strong manifestation on the safety of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines was ...

Alliance Air celebrates Women's day with all-women crew

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], March 8 (ANI): Air India's subsidiary company Alliance Air on Monday celebrated International Women's Day ...

VW considers turning Spanish factory into electric-car hub

Volkswagen plans to turn the Martorell factory of its Spanish Seat brand near Barcelona into a fully electric car site, ...

Absa Deputy CEO Peter Matlare has died from Covid-19 complications

Well-known businessman Peter Matlare, the deputy chief executive officer of Absa, has died from Covid-19 complications.Matlare had a storied business ...

MK Stalin announces DMK's vision for TN in 10 years

Trichy (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 7 (ANI): Ahead of Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK ...

Dalai Lama: Be Brave and Get Vaccinated

The Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, urged the world to "be brave and get vaccinated," Saturday after he was inoculated ...

Shake Off Your Ill Will, Britain Tells EU over Post-Brexit Trade

LONDON - The European Union should shake off its ill will and build a good relationship with Britain as sovereign ...

Cambodia Aims to Reduce Dependency on US Dollar

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA - The National Bank of Cambodia, the country's central bank, is aiming to reduce the country's dependence ...

Hackers breach thousands of Microsoft customers around the world

Microsoft says the attach started with a Chinese government-backed hacking group.The rapidly escalating attack has drawn the concern of US ...

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Feb. saw most people detained at Mexican border since 2006

WASHINGTON D.C.: Officials report that 100,000 people seeking to enter the United States were detained at the Mexican border in ...

To reduce court, insurance costs, new guidelines adopted in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland: In a bid to reduce claims in personal injury lawsuits, along with insurance costs, judges in Ireland met ...

British PM Johnson says being overweight complicated his Covid care

LONDON, England: In a bid to reduce Covid infections among overweight Britons, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is promoting his own ...

Martin urges continued caution and maintaining restrictions in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland reached a milestone in the battle against Covid-19, as it was announced that half a million vaccinations ...

Confident of safety measures, Apple reopens all retail stores

CUPERTINO, California: Apple announced on Monday that all 270 of its store locations in the U.S. have officially opened for ...

Gilani recommended for Senate Chairman post

Islamabad [Pakistan], March 9 (ANI): Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on Monday formally nominated Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani of the Pakistan ...

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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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