Fri, 03 Apr 2020

What now for tennis in 2020?

Wimbledon cancelled for the first time since World War II and no resumption of the ATP and WTA Tours until ...

Taiwan Moves to Compete with China's World Medical Diplomacy

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan, widely watched from abroad for controlling the spread of COVID-19, started this week spreading medical aid ...

PM Modi boosting India's spirit to fight COVID-19, say experts

Oberhausen [Germany]/Glasgow [UK], April 3 (ANI): As the world is fighting COVID-19 pandemic, the initiatives taken by Indian Prime Minister ...

Most Asian Markets Closed Slightly Down Friday

Most Asian markets closed slightly down on Friday's trading session, while Nikkei 225 in Japan closed just 0.01 percent in green.As ...

Air passenger demand plunges on COVID-19 travel restrictions

Geneva [Switzerland], April 3 (ANI): Passenger traffic data for February released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) shows that ...

BCDA prepares 3 Clark facilities as quarantine centers

NEW CLARK CITY, Tarlac, April 3 (PIA) -- Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) currently prepare three facilities in Clark ...

India's growth to slow to 4 pc in FY20, recover to 6.2 pc in FY21

Manila [The Philippines], April 3 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) projects India's gross domestic product (GDP) will slow to ...

Lupin's Aurangabad facility gets EIR from US FDA

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 3 (ANI): Pharma major Lupin Ltd said on Friday it has got an establishment inspection report ...

Coronavirus | A silver lining for SA? The cost of living could fall

The cost of living in countries with volatile currencies - like South Africa - is likely to decrease as the ...

Hong Kong Orders Bars to Close as it Ramps Up Social Distancing

HONG KONG - Hong Kong has ordered pubs and bars to close for two weeks from 6 p.m. Friday as ...

Equities edge lower amid rising number of COVID-19 cases

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 3 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Friday with investors remaining focused ...

US concerned over revoking of convictions for Daniel Pearl's murder

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 3 (ANI): The US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs expressed its "deep concerns" over ...

Fnatic, EG capture ESL One L.A. Online titles

Despite losing their first two matches in the ESL One Los Angeles Online's Southeast Asia bracket, Fnatic captured the division's ...

Oil Spike Pushes US Stocks Higher

U.S. markets closed higher Thursday, as a record jump in the rise of the price of a barrel of oil ...

JSE wrap: Markets spurred on hopes of oil production cuts

The JSE closed firmer on Thursday on the back of a charge led by the resources index, and all major ...

Linde admits Proteas debut gave him confidence for domestic summer

Cape Cobras all-rounder George Linde says he never expected to win the Most Valuable Player of the Season Award (MVP) ...

Global air passenger demand sees 'steepest decline since 9/11'

The coronavirus pandemic sent global air passenger demand plunging 14% in February, marking the steepest decline in traffic since the ...

Sindh HC reduces penalty of accused in Daniel Pearl murder case

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 2 (ANI): The Sindh High Court on Thursday reduced the death sentence awarded to the main accused ...

Tajikistan provides solace to soccer junkies

With soccer leagues around the world grounded thanks to the novel coronavirus, action-starved fans are looking to some less well-known ...

Chinese business briefing: Force majeure

As soon as the nature of China's battle with the novel coronavirus became apparent in January, the Central Asian states ...

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Asian markets have soft end to week

SYDNEY, Australia - It was a downhill day on Asian bourses on Friday, with all the major indices losing ground. ...

NFL working on two options on how to go about draft

As the NFL maintains its plan to hold the draft April 23-25, the originally scheduled dates, the league reportedly issued ...

U.S. stocks jump sharply, Dow gains 469 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks made strong gains on Thursday as oil prices turned up sharply, on the ...

Some in U.S. expecting worst job losses since World War II

WASHINGTON, DC - A staggering 10 million US workers have lost their jobs in the second half of March as ...

Chinese markets rally, elsewhere stocks fall

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Thursday with good gains being made by markets in China, while ...

City in Philippines recruits sewers to produce masks

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines April 2 (PIA6) -- Hitting two birds with one stone, the local government of Philippines city Bacolod, ...

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