Thu, 12 Dec 2019

Wall Street slightly weaker Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - The looming U.S. tariffs proposed to be implemented on Sunday continued to keep buyers at ...

Can African smallholders farm themselves out of poverty?

A great deal of research on agriculture in Africa is organised around the premise that intensification can take smallholder farmers ...

Ramaphosa: 'There has been a measure of sabotage' behind power cuts

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that sabotage contributed to recent uninterrupted load shedding.Ramaphosa is briefing the media on Eskom after ...

Boris Johnson's Brexit policy explained

Boris Johnson's mantra for the 2019 election has been that a vote for the Conservatives is a vote to "get ...

Netflix could lose 4 million subscribers in 2020

PanARMENIAN.Net - Needham and Co was the fourth Wall Street brokerage in two months to cut its rating for Netflix ...

Sensex closes 173 points higher but Yes Bank plunges by 13.8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): The last hour of trading on bourses capped a volatile session on Wednesday with ...

PH labor market remains vibrant but gains need to be sustained-NEDA

QUEZON CITY, Dec. 11 (PIA)--The country's labor market continues to thrive, with increased employment level and lower unemployment rates in ...

ADB trims India's GDP growth forecast to 5.1 pc in current fiscal

Manila [Philippines], Dec 11 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in developing ...

Equity indices edge higher, Yes Bank in focus

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on Wednesday with most sectoral parameters ...

Newspaper Criticizes Film's Take on Olympic Bombing Coverage

ATLANTA - After a bomb exploded in a downtown Atlanta park midway through the 1996 Olympics, a security guard initially ...

Pelosi Announces Support for New North American Trade Deal

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi endorsed a modified North American trade pact Tuesday, declaring it is a significant improvement over ...

Bolsonaro invites Senegalese president to visit Brazil in 2020

Amid the increasing growth in African countries, as gauged by GDP indicators worldwide, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro invited the president ...

India reduced emission intensity of GDP by 21 pc: Prakash Javadekar

Madrid [Spain], Dec 10 (ANI): India has reduced the emissions intensity of its GDP (emissions per unit of GDP) by ...

Nampak appoints Erik Smuts as new CEO

Nampak [JSE:NPK] has announced the appointment of Erik Smuts as its new chief executive officer to replace Andre de Ruyter, ...

Judge Rules for Exxon Mobil in Suit Over Climate Regulations

NEW YORK - Exxon Mobil prevailed Tuesday in a lawsuit accusing the energy giant of downplaying the toll that climate ...

Turkmenistan: Many children left behind

The trial has begun in Germany of a former manager at Munich-based engineering company MAN who is accused of arranging ...

CEA Subramanian calls for investments in human capital

New Delhi [India], Dec 10 (ANI): Investments in human capital enhance productivity while improvement in productivity creates jobs, Chief Economic ...

Report: U.S. Misled Public On Afghanistan War

The Washington Post has published a report based on a confidential cache of U.S. government documents showing that three White ...

Nedbank to dispose of Malawi operations

Following a strategic review by Nedbank Group [JSE:NED], the financial services provider will dispose of its Malawi operations.The financial institution ...

Load shedding could slash SA's GDP growth to just 0.3% - Intellidex

At the start of 2019, the World Bank and other financial institutions predicted that South Africa's economy would grow at ...

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Democrats formally charge Trump with abuse of office

WASHINGTON - Leading House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, accusing him of ...

Parliament clears CAB, 125 MPs vote for Bill in RS

New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI): The landmark Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Wednesday got the nod of Parliament after ...

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill clears Rajya Sabha test too

New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which seeks to ...

Pak court orders freezing of properties of Shahbaz Sharif, family

Lahore [Pakistan], Dec 11 (ANI): An Accountability Court in Lahore on Wednesday ordered the freezing of all immovable properties belonging ...

CAB not to do any injustice to India's minorities: Amit Shah

New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI): The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2019 will neither do any injustice to India's minorities ...

Voting underway over CAB amendments in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI): Voting is currently underway on 14 amendments moved by members to the Citizenship (Amendment) ...

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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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