Fri, 05 Jun 2020

New Zealand setting high standards in housing developments

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - New public housing that will save tenants money in energy bills, and provide warmer, healthier and ...

Nationwide protests finally catch up with Wall Street

SYDNEY, Australia - Wall Street took a breather on Thursday following more than a week of protests across the U.S., ...

World food prices fall for fourth consecutive month

ROME, Italy - Global food commodity prices fell for the fourth consecutive month in May as the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic ...

Stocks in Tokyo, Sydney and Hong Kong advance, Shanghai flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia advanced on Thursday but gains were limited, and not universal.China's Shanghai Composite finished flat.The ...

Long time Packers board member Peter Platten passes away

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - Peter Platten, a former Green Bay Packers Executive Committee lead director and longtime member of the ...

Real contradition on U.S. call for unity at G7, says France

PARIS, France, June 3 (Xinhua) -- France will maintain its planned tax on digital services at the Organization for Economic ...

ASX leads Nikkei 225 and Hang Seng to strong gains, Shanghai lags

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia made strident gains on Wednesday, although on the Chinese mainland the advance was limited.The ...

Facebook, Instagram in tie-up with Saregama India

MUMBAI, India - Saregama India on Wednesday announced a global deal with Facebook to license its music for video and ...

Chinese solid waste imports down by nearly 50% this year

BEIJING, June 2 (Xinhua) -- China is now moving closer and vows to achieve its goal of halting all imports ...

Equity indices close 1 pc higher, SBI up 8.8 pc after Q4 results

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 5 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed higher on Friday led by gains in PSU banks, metal ...

Reserve Bank bought R10.2 billion worth of govt bonds in May

The SA Reserve Bank again purchased over R10 billion worth of SA government bonds in May, as it continues to ...

Daily shot of Express-o - MyTwoCents

johnnyrocket - MyTwoCentsDaily sports briefs | Liverpool voted most popular team, Cristiano Ronaldo trains with rugby studs, NBA heads to ...

There is no easy path out of coronavirus for live classical music

The coronavirus pandemic has silenced the world's concert halls and opera theatres.Organisations specialising in live performance face an existential crisis ...

Caraga MSMEs apply for SBWS

BUTUAN CITY, June 5 (PIA) -- With an aim to help the struggling workers who are greatly affected by the ...

Equity indices on upswing, Reliance hits new high

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 5 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on Friday due to gains in ...

Kanye West tops the list of highest-paid musicians by Forbes

Washington D.C. [USA], June 5 (ANI): Kanye West has not just topped the list of the highest-paid musicians for 2020, ...

Silver walks back idea of restrictions for older NBA coaches

After initially saying that older coaches might not be able to return to the bench this summer due to the ...

How Chinese citizens view their government's coronavirus response

Outside China, opinions about China's performance during the COVID-19 pandemic is divided between praise and blame. But little is known ...

Stock market rally peters out as oil prices fall

London, June 4, 2020 - A rally in global stock markets petered out Thursday, while oil prices fell, with investors ...

Absa puts growth on hold to preserve cash

The coronavirus pandemic has halted Absa's growth ambitions for now. The banking group told shareholders during a virtual annual general ...

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75% of consumers in UK, Australia and U.S. slam Chinese government

LONDON, UK - More than 75% of consumers in the UK, US and Australia blame the Chinese government for the ...

Proposed Israeli developments in east Jerusalem draw Palestinian ire

JERUSALEM - The only Palestinian industrial area in East Jerusalem is to be demolished, and the present occupiers of the ...

Texans players, coaches to attend George Floyd funeral if allowed

HOUSTON, Texas - Over 60,000 people showed up for a Houston protest and rally in the wake of George Floyd's ...

Pakistan's MQM asks U.S. to halt civilian and military aid to Pakistan

LONDON, UK - Altaf Hussain, the founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has appealed to the United ...

U.S. policing's darkest hour, a nightmare re-lived again and again

There is no need to wonder why George Floyd (age 46) was murdered in broad daylight in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on ...

Further U.S. hegemony could spark global nuclear arms race

With the U.S. deciding to walk out of the Open Skies agreement, the U.S. is signaling to the world that ...

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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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