Fri, 30 Sep 2022

With eye on competition, Tata Motors selling $10,000 EV in India

NEW DELHI, India: As it seeks to attract more buyers, Tata Motors, the country's only electric vehicle maker, has introduced ...

40,000 Chinese workers to be deported as Manila ends online gaming

MANILA, Philippines: The justice ministry in Manila said it will close 175 Chinese-owned "Philippine offshore gambling operators" and deport some ...

Investors cop haircuts as U.S. stock markets reel, Nasdaq drops 314 points

NEW YORK, New York - A day after investors breathed a sigh of relief, sellers swarmed U.S. stock markets on ...

Enormous debt forces Garuda Indonesia to file for bankruptcy

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Irfan Setiaputra, CEO of Indonesian flag carrier Garuda Indonesia, has confirmed to Reuters that last week the airline ...

Demand for Turkish drones rises, Malaysia, Indonesia voice interest

"Many Asian countries, especially Malaysia and Indonesia, show great interest in our defense industry products. Agreements are being signed," Turkish ...

Asian stock markets end mostly higher despite British pound weakness

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia made broad brush gains on Thursday despite a sudden upturn in the U.S. ...

Apple says will manufacture iPhone 14 in India by end of 2022

CUPERTINO, California: In line with its efforts to move some of its production from China, Apple has announced that it ...

Australia forced to review regulations following Optus cyber-attack

CANBERRA: Australia: After hackers targeted Optus, the country's second-largest telecoms firm, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said the country will ...

U.S. stocks shoot higher as pound stabilizes, Nasdaq gains more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks, after plunging to year lows, finally changed direction Wednesday, with investors snapping up ...

GM to spend $760 million to build parts for electric vehicles in Ohio

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced that it will invest $760 million in its Toledo, Ohio factory to build drive ...

After Covid shutdown, China allows reopening of Macao in November

MACAU, Macao: After Macao's chief executive Ho Iat Seng announced this week that China would resume an e-visa scheme for ...

Stocks in Asia fall across-the board as recession fears take hold

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia plummeted on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar continued to surge.Fears of higher interest ...

Deutsche Bank analyst warns Bank of England to raise rates

FRANKFURT, Germany: Deutsche Bank analyst George Saravelos said the Bank of England must raise interest rates as early as next ...

Shortage of materials, inflation slow Japanese factory output

TOKYO, Japan: As Japanese firms are coping with a global economic slowdown and high energy and raw material costs exacerbated ...

Stocks in U.S. mixed Tuesday, U.S. dollar rally extends

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were choppy on global markets Tuesday as investors struggled with a slew of bad ...

After end to Covid aid, Canada has $4.67 billion budget surplus

OTTAWA: Canada's finance ministry has said that partly due to higher tax revenues and the end of COVID-19-related benefits, the ...

Bond sell-off spreads, US dollar rises

LONDON, England: If worldwide government bond losses continue, 2022 marks the worst year since 1949 as investor sentiment falls to ...

Sterling firms, Asian stock markets strengthen

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly stronger on Tuesday after the heightened volatility of the previous day.Markets, ...

Labor shortages forcing UK to take in more foreign workers

LONDON, England: To tackle labour shortages in key industries, British Prime Minister Liz Truss is set to review the country's ...

Antonio Guterres agrees to hold donors' conference to help Pakistan: Shehbaz

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has stated that Pakistan may need to import over a million tonnes of ...

U.S. stock markets slide amidst turmoil on currency and bond markets

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had a choppy day Monday, which was marred by severe gyrations in bond ...

100th anniversary of renowned Hollywood sign calls for repaint

HOLLYWOOD, California: Ahead of its 100th anniversary, the world famous Hollywood sign on Mount Lee overlooking Los Angeles is being ...

US Senate targets Facebook, Google for money shared with news groups

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a bill that will allow news organizations to jointly negotiate with ...

Financial crisis hits Asian markets, British pound collapses

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - An extraordinary plunge in the British pound to an all-time low on Monday has spooked investors, ...

1.1 million Teslas in U.S. recalled for software update

AUSTIN, Texas: Due to increased risks caused by a fault in its automatic window reversal system, electric vehicle maker Tesla ...

Surging costs to result in vegetable shortages, says EU farmers

PARIS, France: Throughout northern and western Europe, vegetable producers are considering not planting crops due to the financial effects of ...

Asian Development Bank cuts Asia growth forecast

MANILA, Philippines: Amidst increased central bank monetary tightening, Russia's invasion of Ukraine and COVID-19 lockdowns in China, the Asian Development ...

RBI hikes repo rate by 50 bps to fight high inflation, tightening policies of advanced economie

Mumbai [India], September 30 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India's Governor Shaktikanta Das today announced the hike of the repo rate, ...

Sluggish global demand poses major threat to trade Beijing

A flagging global economy keep squeezing the consumption of goods, the vice commerce minister warnsDemand for goods made in China ...

Pentagon to create Ukraine command media

The new military unit will reportedly be modeled on ?train-and-assist efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan? over the last 20 yearsThe ...

RBI hikes repo rate by 50 bps to 5.90 pc, inflation projection retained at 6.7 pc

Mumbai [India], September 30 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday hiked repo rate by 50 basis points ...

Indian markets open in negative territory during morning trade

Mumbai [India], September 30 (ANI): Indian markets on Friday were volatile and in negative territory during the morning trade. At ...

China's crashing economy: A deflationary effect of Zero Covid Policy

Beijing [China], September 30 (ANI): The World Bank concluded in its recent forecast that Beijing's economy will grow at a ...

UN Chief calls annexation of Ukraine territories by Russia a violation of int'l law

New York [US], September 29 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that any annexation of a state's territory by another ...

Obesity, overweight may cost 10 trillion to China

Beijing [China], September 29 (ANI): China has the world's largest number of people with overweight or obesity and they are ...

UK 'working intensly' with India for FTAs: UK Foreign Secy

London [UK], September 29 (ANI): UK is "working intensely" with India to achieve the Free Trade Agreements soon, UK Foreign ...

India's current account deficit widens to 2.8 per cent of GDP in April-June

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 29 (ANI): India's current account deficit (CAD) widened to $23.9 billion or 2.8 per cent of ...

China's COSCO bid big win for Hamburg port, says CEO

© Provided by Xinhua HHLA, the logistics company of the Port of Hamburg, agreed in September 2021 to sell a ...

Government lowers borrowing target for 2022-23 by Rs 10,000 crore

New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI): The government on Thursday lowered the market borrowing target for the current financial year ...

Indian markets end flat: Sensex down 188 pts, Nifty down 41 points

Mumbai [India], September 29 (ANI): The benchmark indices on Indian equity markets closed flat on Thursday, due to the selling ...

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After Roger Waters urges end to support for Ukraine, concert canceled

KRAKOW, Poland: Organizers said an April Roger Waters concert planned in Krakow, Poland, has been canceled due to Waters' support ...

Israeli forces in West Bank given green light to use drones for assassinations

TEL AVIV, Israel - The Israeli army has approved using drones to carry out assassinations in the West Bank.The extraordinary ...

Picture of King Charles to slowly become circulated on UK currency

LONDON, England: As Britain adjusts to its first new head of state in 70 years, the government printers responsible for ...

Women, children among 25 dead after Bangladesh ferry sinks

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Jahurul Islam, district administrator of northern Panchagarh, Bangladesh, has confirmed that a boat carrying Hindu devotees sank in ...

Government of India warns students in Canada about hate crimes

NEW DELHI, India: The Indian government has advised students and other nationals in Canada to be wary of "incidents of ...

Pope Francis asks Italians: 'More births, more children'

MATERA, Italy: In off-the-cuff remarks on September 26, Pope Francis urged Italians to have more children. While in southern Italy ...

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