Tue, 16 Jul 2019

Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...

Britain facing first recession since GFC

LONDON, UK - Recessions are bad for living standards, in both the short term and the longer term. And because ...

More jobs for Milwaukee, thanks to Donald J. Trump

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin - Derco, a Lockheed Martin company, is planning to expand its plant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by up to ...

Chernobyl to be opened up to tourists

KIEV, Ukraine - The Chernobyl nuclear reactor in Ukraine which exploded in 1986 causing a disaster on a global scale ...

U.S. stocks reach record levels Friday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose strongly on Friday amidst a widening belief that the Federal Reserve will ...

Ireland rejects criticism and legal threats from oil industry

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton has rejected criticism and threats of legal ...

Steinhoff crushed resources rally

US markets rallied on Friday pushing equity markets into record territory levels. The momentum continued to favour the bulls on ...

EOH board rocked by multiple resignations

EOH has announced the resignations of several of its directors, including Zunaid Mayet, Rob Godlonton and Pumeza Bam.Mayet is Executive ...

Uganda plans $263m vehicle plant with eye on region

Uganda will invest $40m in the first phase of a $263m vehicle-assembly plant with the view of starting production by ...

German Defense Minister Resigns to Pursue EU's Top Job

BERLIN - German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen says she is resigning from Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet to focus ...

The real midlife crisis confronting many Americans

The way my mom imagined it, midlife was going to be great: counting down days until retirement, spending winters in ...

Disneyland makes surveillance palatable - and profitable

We're in the heat of the summer blockbuster season, when Walt Disney is taking over theaters with releases like Toy ...

How China Will Dominate Taiwan's 2020 Presidential Election Campaign

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan's presidential race kicked off Monday with China the top issue as a Beijing-friendly mayor won the ...

China's Economic Growth Cools Further

BEIJING - China's economic growth slowed to its lowest level in a decade last quarter amid a tariff war with ...

Better access to funding for entrepreneurs, minister pledges

Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni announced during her budget vote on Friday morning that the Small Enterprise Finance Agency ...

Public Protector, EFF slam Sunday Times 'rogue unit' report

Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has dismissed a Sunday Times report which claims that a major source in her report ...

Why central banks need to take human rights more seriously

Many central banks are rethinking their approach to the environmental and social impact of their operations. This is because their ...

Eskom's quickest fix is giving it cash now, swapping debt later

Ask Nedbank Group Chief Executive Officer Mike Brown how to save South Africa's beleaguered state-owned power utility and his approach ...

How to roast a chicken: Climate change and farming in Nigeria

In the wake of a severe heatwave, popular Nigerian television host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu laments that the brand of eggs he ...

Trump's angry at Twitter, but not enough to quit tweeting

Donald Trump's frustration with social media companies including Twitter only goes so far: aides say he has no intention, at ...

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14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...

Widespread floods in Nepal lead to death and destruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Search and rescue operations are occurring across Nepal as the southeast Asian nation continues to be hit ...

Tensions between Ottawa and Beijing heightened after third arrest

BEIJING, China - A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada said ...

Huge death toll in wake of hotel attack in Kismayo, Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least two journalists were among the 26 people killed in the terror attack at a Somali ...

Ten dead after extensive lightning strikes across Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Lightning has wreaked havoc across the southeast Asian nation of Bangladesh.At least ten people died on Saturday ...

All settlements to stay regardless of peace plan, Netanyahu says

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - In his strongest pledge yet, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed that no settler ...

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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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