Fri, 13 Dec 2019

ADB approves 2020 administrative budget of $727 million

Manila [Philippines], Dec 13 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved a 2020 administrative budget of 726.7 million ...

World's biggest cricket stadium takes shape in India

Ahmedabad - The world's biggest cricket stadium, with space for 110 000 spectators, is taking shape in India and is ...

SA face joint Australia, NZ bid for 2023 Women's World Cup

Melbourne - Australia and New Zealand on Friday launched a joint bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, which ...

Experts Question Washington's Timing on Seoul's Share of Defense Cost

WASHINGTON - Washington's call for a sharp increase in Seoul's share of its defense costs is an untimely demand that ...

Equity indices on upswing amid trade deal optimism

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices ruled higher during early hours on Friday following reports that the ...

Pentagon Tests Long-banned Ballistic Missile over Pacific

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon on Thursday flight-tested a missile that had been banned under a treaty that the United States ...

Vietnamese Dissident Who Died Behind Bars is Buried at Prison

A retired teacher who died in prison this week while serving a 13-year term for 'subversion' because of Facebook postings ...

Indian Capital Hosts Its First Queer Literature Festival

NEW DELHI - Marketing consultant Bhuwan Kathuria was among those who had flashed victory signs outside the Supreme Court in ...

Michelle Obama Tells Girls to Fight Man's 'Presumption' to Power

KUALA LUMPUR - Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama on Thursday urged girls to resist the "imposter syndrome" she had ...

SUEZ to handle water distribution service in Mangalore

New Delhi [India], Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): A global leader in water management and environmental services, 'SUEZ' has won the contract ...

Sensex, Nifty close on positive note led by metals and banks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices mirrored global sentiment and extended gains after making a positive start ...

Tech Mahindra bags Rs 500 crore smart city project in Pune

New Delhi [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Digital transformation provider Tech Mahindra on Thursday announced its largest smart city project worth ...

Nomura to acquire Greentech Capital Advisors

Tokyo [Japan], Dec 12 (ANI): Asia's global investment bank Nomura on Thursday announced the proposed acquisition of Greentech Capital Advisors, ...

African airlines set to make almost R3bn loss in 2020

African airlines continue to suffer due to high costs and are projected to show a loss of $200m (about R2.9bn) ...

Equity indices tick up on global cues, metal and pharma stocks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on Thursday with metal and pharma ...

China, Vietnam Lead Asia in Jailed Journalists

China and Vietnam are Asia's leading jailers of journalists, with at least 48 now held in China and 12 held ...

Randall Schriver, Pentagon's Top Asia Official, Resigns Post

Assistant Secretary of Defense Randall Schriver, the top Asia hand at the Pentagon who has criticized China's Uyghur internment camps ...

Senate Panel Passes Bill To Impose Sanctions On Turkey And Russia

WASHINGTON -- A U.S. Senate committee has passed legislation with bipartisan support to hit Turkey and Russia with sanctions amid ...

Senate Panel Passes Bills To Impose Sanctions On Turkey And Russia

WASHINGTON -- A U.S. Senate committee has passed legislation with bipartisan support to hit Turkey and Russia with sanctions amid ...

India, Germany agree to deepen cooperation in combating terrorism

New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI): India and Germany on Wednesday agreed to further deepen cooperation in combating terrorism through ...

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Buyers weigh into stopcks on Asian bourses, Nikkei rises 2.55%

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks roared in Asia following record-breaking gains in New York overnight.Taking global markets by surprise was the ...

Wall Street celebrates as indices hit new all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hit record highs on Thursday as reports circulated that the U.S. and China ...

China Says it is Committed to Resolving Issues in Trade Deal With US

BEIJING - China's Foreign Ministry, when asked about the trade deal with the United States, said it is committed to ...

UK Conservatives Secure Historic Parliamentary Majority

LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has won a solid majority of seats in Britain's Parliament - a ...

US, China Near Deal That Would Suspend Planned Tariffs

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration and China are close to finalizing a modest trade agreement that would suspend tariffs that ...

Equity indices on upswing amid trade deal optimism

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices ruled higher during early hours on Friday following reports that the ...

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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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