Fri, 13 Dec 2019

Mkhwebane: Lowlight of the year was ConCourt personal costs order

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has reflected on the work her office has done this past year, saying it received positive ...

European Central Bank Chief Sees Slowdown Bottoming Out

FRANKFURT, GERMANY - Central banks in the United States and Europe say they've done their part to help the economy ...

Brazil's benchmark interest down to 4.5% a year

For the fourth consecutive time, the Brazilian Central Bank lowered the economy's benchmark interest rate. Its committee unanimously decided to ...

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 ...

Inventor of Bar Code Dies at 94

George Laurer, who invented the universal product code, has died at his home in North Carolina. He was 94.The UPC ...

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 ...

Not worried over slow GDP growth: Pranab Mukherjee

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said that he is not worried over ...

Taste share price falls on poor earnings forecast

Taste Holdings' share price fell on Wednesday after it announced it expects to make losses for the half-year ended August ...

On brink of 'man-made' starvation, Zimbabweans struggling to cope

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe - Every morning, just before the daily power cut kicks in, Juliet Gumbo enters her kitchen to start ...

Inside the boxful of Georgians dreams

Once upon a time, the richest man in Georgia collected people's dreams.At a May 2012 campaign rally of the then-opposition ...

Mexico transformed? Challenges, changes after a year of leftist government

A year ago, the first leftist president in Mexico's modern history took office.The victory of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, commonly ...

Private sector in the NHS - growing but unlikely to take over

The Labour Party has tried throughout the general election campaign to steer attention towards the NHS. Polls show that Labour ...

USMCA: The 3 most important changes in the new NAFTA and why they matter

President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders agreed on a deal to pass a new trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico ...

JSE firmer as inflation slows for a consecutive month

The local bourse edged higher on Wednesday on the back of modest gains across all the major indices.There was positive ...

Can African smallholders farm themselves out of poverty?

A great deal of research on agriculture in Africa is organised around the premise that intensification can take smallholder farmers ...

Ramaphosa: 'There has been a measure of sabotage' behind power cuts

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that sabotage contributed to recent uninterrupted load shedding.Ramaphosa is briefing the media on Eskom after ...

Boris Johnson's Brexit policy explained

Boris Johnson's mantra for the 2019 election has been that a vote for the Conservatives is a vote to "get ...

Netflix could lose 4 million subscribers in 2020

PanARMENIAN.Net - Needham and Co was the fourth Wall Street brokerage in two months to cut its rating for Netflix ...

Sensex closes 173 points higher but Yes Bank plunges by 13.8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): The last hour of trading on bourses capped a volatile session on Wednesday with ...

PH labor market remains vibrant but gains need to be sustained-NEDA

QUEZON CITY, Dec. 11 (PIA)--The country's labor market continues to thrive, with increased employment level and lower unemployment rates in ...

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2 Australian boys die in hospital after volcano disaster

SYDNEY, Australia - Two Australian schoolboys severely injured in the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand on Monday have ...

Trump orders Jewish people to have ethnic categorization

WASHINGTON, DC - An executive order issued by President Donald Trump interpreting members of the Jewish religion as part of ...

Britain braces for third election in 4 years

LONDON, UK - With Britons heading to the polls on Thursday to vote in their third general election in under ...

Peace, justice and good will an elusive dream for Palestinians

Peace, Good Will and Joy on Earth at Christmas! But what does that mean for Palestine and Palestinians? Every year, ...

Democrats formally charge Trump with abuse of office

WASHINGTON - Leading House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, accusing him of ...

Intensive search underway for Chilean Air Force Hercules 130

SANTIAGO, Chile - There has been no sign of the Chilean Air Force C130 Hercules aircraft which went missing on ...

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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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