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Japan's key index drops 4.50%, Asian markets otherwise mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia closed sharply lower on Wednesday, except for Australia where the major index made ...

Companies in Ireland win financial backing from European Commission

DUBLIN, Ireland - The European Commission on Tuesday approved a €200 million support package for Irish companies impacted by the ...

Chinese economic data boosts Asian stocks

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging economic data out of China provided a boost to Chinese share markets on Tuesday, b ut ...

U.S. government may take equity in airlines

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. airlines set to receive $25 billion in an initial tranche from the Federal Government may not ...

Real Estate market in Dubai under severe pressure

DUBAI, UAE - The Dubai property crash Mark II which began in 2014 is gaining momentum due to the coronavirus ...

Australian stocks defy Asian regional trend, finish higher

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Asia generally were sharply weaker on Monday, as investors and traders brace themselves for another ...

Wuhan stays grounded, but rest of Hubei province starts flying again

WUHAN, China - China's Hubei province has resumed domestic flights except for Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus after a ...

Kazakhstan: President unveils more coronavirus mitigation plans

The president of Kazakhstan addressed the nation on television on March 31 to talk about fresh measures intended to soften ...

Coronavirus: what is the European Union doing to manage the crisis?

European leaders are struggling to agree on how to handle the coronavirus pandemic. Their most recent disagreements are undermining European ...

Coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to create affordable cities

Every crisis shows cracks in the current system and points a glaring spotlight on the inequities that were overlooked before. ...

UN General Assembly to Decide on Rival COVID-19 Resolutions

UNITED NATIONS - How should the U.N. General Assembly and its 193 member states respond to the coronavirus pandemic? Members ...

You can now use Slack to join Microsoft Teams video calls

California [USA], April 1 (ANI): To make working from home less of a hassle, productivity app Slack launched integrations for ...

Shaping Africa's urban areas to withstand future pandemics

The power of cities comes from the number of interactions they enable, between people, firms and markets - they are ...

SA Revenue Service's tax collection grows despite sluggish economy

SARS has collected R1.356 trillion in tax revenue so far for the 2019/20 fiscal year up 5.3% from the previous ...

Premier League accused of 'moral vacuum' as clubs cut staff wages

Premier League clubs have been accused of living in a "moral vacuum", with players urged to take their share of ...

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare merges with Hindustan Unilever

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 1 (ANI): India's largest fast-moving consumer goods company Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) said on Wednesday it ...

Coronavirus | Manufacturing outlook at all-time low

Manufacturing activity in South Africa has contracted for the 14th consecutive month, falling to its lowest levels since 2009. The ...

Coronavirus | Manufacturing sector's outlook score at all-time low

Manufacturing activity in South Africa has contracted for the 14th consecutive month, falling to the lowest levels since 2009. The ...

Australia suspends grassroots football, training till May 31

Sydney [Australia], Apr 1 (ANI): In the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Football Federation Australia (FFA) on Wednesday ...

ADB sells 2-year global bonds in largest-ever single tranche outing

Manila [The Philippines], Apr 1 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has returned to the US dollar bond market with ...

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U.S. military mobilizes in several states to combat Covid-19

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. military is rapidly ramping up its efforts to support the federal, and state governments in ...

United Nations to concider coronavirus resolutions

UNITED NATIONS - How should the U.N. General Assembly and its 193 member states respond to the coronavirus pandemic? Members ...

European leaders disagree on Covid-19 strategy

European leaders are struggling to agree on how to handle the coronavirus pandemic. Their most recent disagreements are undermining European ...

U.S. accepts help from Russia in fight against coronavirus

Moscow has the biological strains that Washington needs to create a vaccine against its 2020's uninvited guest.U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Worldwide cases of Covid-19 approaching 800,000

WASHINGTON, DC - As the cases of coronavirus worldwide approaches 800,000, deaths in the United States have now passed 3,700.The ...

Thousands of stranded cruise ship passengers told to 'piss off'

SYDNEY, Australia - Australia has taken a hard line, turning away six cruise ships with thousands of people on board.The ...

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