Tue, 04 Oct 2022

Lego closes stores in Russia, being reopened under name World of Cubes

MOSCOW, Russia: After Danish toy maker Lego exited Russia due to Moscow's February invasion of Ukraine, 65 of its stores ...

Switzerland loosens water regulations to increase hydropower capacity

GENEVA, Switzerland: In an effort to ease power shortages this winter, the Swiss government said it will temporarily loosen water ...

Stocks in Asia quiet, but Japan's Nikkei 225 advances 279 points

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Stocks in Asia on Monday were mostly lower, following substantial falls on Wall Street on Friday.Trading ...

Lyft taxi service puts hold on hiring due to US recession

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Ride-hailing firm Lyft said it is freezing all U.S. hiring through the end of the year, in ...

Ford to spend $700 million in Kentucky truck plant, add 500 jobs

DETROIT, Michigan: Ford Motor Co. has announced that it will invest $700 million in its Kentucky plant, which will assemble ...

German politicians agree on need for $194 billion energy shield

BERLIN, Germany: As Germany grapples with surging gas and electricity costs caused largely by a collapse in Russian gas supplies ...

After Covid, US struggles to process Indian visa applications

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S. is working to reduce the backlog in visa applications ...

US 50 states agree to standardized connections at EV charging stations

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved the electric vehicle charging station plans in all 50 American states, ...

China prepares wide-body C919 jet for passenger service

BEIJING, China: During a ceremony this week, China certified its C919 narrow-body passenger jet, which is part of the country's ...

U.S. stocks sold off sharply, Nasdaq Composite drops 162 points

NEW YORK, New York - It was another volatile day on Wall Street on Friday as investors weighed up more ...

US capital goods orders rise 1.3% in August, surprising experts

WASHINGTON D.C.: New orders for U.S.-manufactured capital goods in August increased more than expected, indicating that businesses are still keen ...

Asian stocks close out month and quarter on dismal note

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stocks closed out the month and the quarter on a dismal note Friday."The 'troubling triad' ...

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 ...

Why elementary and high school students should learn computer programming

Ontario recently announced a partial reform of its elementary and secondary school curricula to include mandatory learning on coding, as ...

Mini-budget: lessons from the UK's long history of economic crises

It was a mini-budget with a major impact. Shortly after the UK chancellor announced his plans for a "new era" ...

EU asylum system has failed Austria

The country has seen a near 200% increase in applications this yearAustrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer declared on Monday that the ...

Surveys show downturn in UK economy

© Provided by Xinhua Manufacturers linked lower production to a reduction in new work intakes. The level of new business ...

Credit quality of India Inc strengthens in April-Sept 2022: ICRA

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 3 (ANI): The credit quality of India Inc continued to strengthen in the first half of ...

Why UK final-salary pensions may now be unpayable without state support

When long-dated UK government bonds fell sharply following the consistent criticism of the new economic measures laid out by the ...

Truss exposes the inherent instability of Western democracies

The current turmoil in British politics can lead to disastrous consequences. It also mirrors the current state of the wider ...

Delhi Excise Policy case: Court extends Vijay Nair's CBI custody till Oct 6

New Delhi [India], October 3 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Monday extended Vijay Nair, communication strategist of Aam Aadmi Party ...

Pakistan: KP govt's financial health deteriorates, fails to pay salaries to employees

Peshawar [Pakistan], October 3 (ANI): Amid the ongoing economic slump across Pakistan, the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province failed to ...

China looking for new ways to resolve current debt quagmire: Report

Beijing [China], October 3 (ANI): After the first version of China's flagship Belt and Road initiative was blocked, Beijing is ...

China falls into its own debt trap as loans under Belt and Road Initiative pile up

Beijing [China], October 3 (ANI): China is falling into its own debt trap as the country's banks have sharply reduced ...

Sensex plunges 638 points; Maruti Suzuki, HUL, ITC slump

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 3 (ANI): The Indian stock market's benchmark Sensex slumped 638 points on Monday dragged by last-hour ...

Crypto winter takes away 40% of WazirX's workforce.

New Delhi [India], October 3 (ANI): Indian exchange WazirX laid off 40 per cent of its total workforce, the company ...

Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

New Delhi [India], October 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister, Dr S Jaishankar to visit New Zealand and Australia from October ...

Rupee depreciates 38 paise to 81.78 against dollar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 3 (ANI): On Monday, rupee was trading at 81.78 against US dollar in early trade, tracking ...

With one eye toward playoffs, Cardinals visit Pirates

The St. Louis Cardinals and host Pittsburgh Pirates will be peering beyond their series that starts on Monday, but in ...

Indian markets start flat during Monday morning trade

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 3 (ANI): Indian markets traded flat and were in negative territory during morning trade on Monday, ...

Scientists warn of cold winter in Europe

There will also be less wind and rainfall ? a setback for alternative power sources ? a weather tracker saysEuropean ...

China's falling yuan worries Xi Jinping ahead of 20th National Congress

Beijing [China], October 2 (ANI): Ahead of the 20th National Congress later this month, the fall of the yuan, also ...

Apple responds to junkyard crash tests not always triggering its detection feature

Washington [US], October 2 (ANI): As the latest iPhone 14 lineup was announced last month, these new devices have been ...

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U.S. stocks kick October off with major rally

NEW YORK, New York - A correction in bond yields saw a surge in stocks Monday. The 10-year U.S. treasury ...

Lego closes stores in Russia, being reopened under name World of Cubes

MOSCOW, Russia: After Danish toy maker Lego exited Russia due to Moscow's February invasion of Ukraine, 65 of its stores ...

Switzerland loosens water regulations to increase hydropower capacity

GENEVA, Switzerland: In an effort to ease power shortages this winter, the Swiss government said it will temporarily loosen water ...

Stocks in Asia quiet, but Japan's Nikkei 225 advances 279 points

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Stocks in Asia on Monday were mostly lower, following substantial falls on Wall Street on Friday.Trading ...

Lyft taxi service puts hold on hiring due to US recession

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Ride-hailing firm Lyft said it is freezing all U.S. hiring through the end of the year, in ...

Ford to spend $700 million in Kentucky truck plant, add 500 jobs

DETROIT, Michigan: Ford Motor Co. has announced that it will invest $700 million in its Kentucky plant, which will assemble ...

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