Mon, 08 Mar 2021

Brent at $67 per barrel, production to remain high at least till April

BANGALORE, India: Contrary to analysts' predictions, OPEC and its allies decided to leave oil production unaffected until April, citing the ...

Target holiday sales surge 21% during holiday season

U.S. retail giant Target saw its revenues rise 21 percent year-on-year to $28.34 billion in the quarter ending in January, ...

Musk moves home to Texas, after locating companies throughout state

AUSTIN, Texas: Aviation and aerospace company SpaceX is expanding its presence to align with global demand by setting up a ...

Volvo said all car purchases to be only online

GOTHENBURG, Sweden: Volvo targets to only manufacture electric cars by 2030 by significantly increasing the size of its U.S. South ...

Confident of safety measures, Apple reopens all retail stores

CUPERTINO, California: Apple announced on Monday that all 270 of its store locations in the U.S. have officially opened for ...

Zoom revenues surge in 2020 to $882.5 million as people work from home

Zoom Video Communications' fourth-quarter results trumped forecasts of moderate growth following its meteoric rise in 2020, with revenues surging 369 ...

On strength of data, Indian PM Modi takes Bharat Biotech vaccination

BENGALORE, India: The Covid vaccine manufactured by Bharat Biotech has been found to be 81 percent effective, in an analysis ...

Wall Street rescues world from stocks sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied on Friday following the release of positive economic data.U.S. employers added 379,000 ...

Disney+ streaming service reports 98 million subscribers

Subscriptions to Walt Disney Company's Disney+ streaming service surpassed initial estimates, primarily owing to adults from households with no children ...

Arttha Payments selected to modernize the core system

Singapore March 8 (ANI/PRNewswire): PureSoftware announced today that LinkAja, Indonesia's leading e-money wallet operated by PT FINTEK KARYA NUSANTARA, has ...

Singapore ranks First, India 26th in Asia-Pac in EFI

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, March 8 (ANI): Singapore topped the global ranking for the second year in a row in ...

5 Bacolod doctors, nurse make vaccine history

BACOLOD CITY, March 8 (PIA) -- A strong manifestation on the safety of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines was ...

Alliance Air celebrates Women's day with all-women crew

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], March 8 (ANI): Air India's subsidiary company Alliance Air on Monday celebrated International Women's Day ...

VW considers turning Spanish factory into electric-car hub

Volkswagen plans to turn the Martorell factory of its Spanish Seat brand near Barcelona into a fully electric car site, ...

Absa Deputy CEO Peter Matlare has died from Covid-19 complications

Well-known businessman Peter Matlare, the deputy chief executive officer of Absa, has died from Covid-19 complications.Matlare had a storied business ...

MK Stalin announces DMK's vision for TN in 10 years

Trichy (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 7 (ANI): Ahead of Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK ...

Dalai Lama: Be Brave and Get Vaccinated

The Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, urged the world to "be brave and get vaccinated," Saturday after he was inoculated ...

Shake Off Your Ill Will, Britain Tells EU over Post-Brexit Trade

LONDON - The European Union should shake off its ill will and build a good relationship with Britain as sovereign ...

Cambodia Aims to Reduce Dependency on US Dollar

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA - The National Bank of Cambodia, the country's central bank, is aiming to reduce the country's dependence ...

Hackers breach thousands of Microsoft customers around the world

Microsoft says the attach started with a Chinese government-backed hacking group.The rapidly escalating attack has drawn the concern of US ...

Will increase turnover of village industry to Rs 5 lakh cr

Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], March 7 (ANI): Union Minister for Micro, SmallMedium Enterprises (MSME) Nitin Gadkari on Saturday has asserted that ...

FDA warns against one-dose regimen for coronavirus vaccines

Washington [US], March 7 (ANI/Sputnik): Scientists at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are strongly against administering only single ...

Sixers C Joel Embiid donating ASG earnings to homeless

Sixers center Joel Embiid is donating $100,000 in earnings from Sunday's All-Star Game to combat homelessness in Philadelphia. The four-time ...

White House says closely following Microsoft email breach

Washington [US], March 6 (ANI): The US government said it is closely following the breach of a Microsoft email application ...

Elon Musk loses $27 billion in days as Tesla shares tumble

Musk's topped Jeff Bezos last week as the world's richest person. However, he has lost $27 billion since Monday as ...

Recovery hopes push US stocks higher, oil hits records

US stocks ended sharply higher on Friday after a whipsaw session in which the belief the US economy was recovering ...

Women leaders forging partnerships

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], March 6 (ANI/NewsVoir): With International Women's Day just around the corner, the United Nations has set the ...

Stop Fussing and Whining Over COVID Response, Says Brazil President

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center has recorded more than 116 million global coronavirus cases. The U.S. is on the verge ...

Solly Moeng | So, what do we pay taxes for?

A friend of mine, we shall call her Fatine, a single mother, shared her payslip with me the other day ...

China's Media Repression Extends to Hong Kong, Report Finds

TAIPEI - China is becoming an increasingly hostile environment for foreign media who are experiencing "tumultuous times" in the country, ...

Pagbabakuna kontra COVID-19 sinimulan na sa La Union

LUNGSOD NG SAN FERNANDO, Mar. 6 (PIA) -- Opisyal nang inilunsad ang pagbabakuna kontra COVID-19 sa dalawang referral hospitals sa ...

US Job Creation Beats Expectations While Jobless Rate Still Above 6%

The U.S. economy created 379,000 jobs last month as the nation slowly reopens following coronavirus shutdowns.Economists had predicted job creation ...

Asia markets track Wall St losses as rate hike fears grow

Asian markets fell further Friday after Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell failed to soothe fears of a surge in inflation ...

US stocks rebound after jobs data

US stocks rebounded on Friday following encouraging jobs numbers, while oil prices jumped further.The US economy added a better-than-expected 379,000 ...

Zim reports massive growth in production in 2020, despite Covid-19

While many countries have experienced negative economic growth in 2020 owing to Covid-19, Zimbabwe has recorded a surprising spike in ...

Oil soars to $65 with Saudi supply gamble buoying market bulls

A surprise decision on Thursday spurred a wave of crude price forecast upgrades by major banks and a surge in ...

How the world ran out of semiconductors

There's a global shortage in semiconductors, and it's becoming increasingly serious. The US is currently reviewing of its supply of ...

Benno Ndulu: Tanzania's central banker who left an indelible legacy

In a 1967 article, the late Professor Ali Mazrui spoke about "Tanzaphilia", explaining it as "a romantic spell which Tanzania ...

WHO Cancels Interim Report on China COVID Investigation

A Wall Street Journal report says World Health Organization investigators who recently visited China to determine the origins of the ...

Swiss voters back proposal to ban full-face veils in public places

Voters in Switzerland backed a proposal on Sunday to ban full facial coverings in public places, despite women in Islamic ...

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Haiti's Doctors, Lawyers Join Pro-Democracy, Anti-Kidnapping Protest

WASHINGTON/PORT-AU-PRINCE - Thousands of Haitians filled the streets of the capital, Port-au-Prince, again Sunday to call on President Jovenel Moise ...

IPU Women Still Underrepresented in Parliaments Worldwide

GENEVA - A report coinciding with International Women's Day on Monday finds the number of women parliamentarians globally is increasing, ...

I backed myself and executed my plans: Fabian Allen

St John's [Antigua], March 8 (ANI): After delivering a match-winning performance in the third T20I against Sri Lanka here at ...

Windies defeat Sri Lanka in third T20I

St John's [Antigua], March 8 (ANI): Fabien Allen played an unbeaten knock of 21 runs off just six balls as ...

Spring training roundup: Royals rally to knock off Padres

Kelvin Gutierrez belted a go-ahead two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied ...

Test squad members Thirimanne, De Silva leave for WI

Colombo [Sri Lanka], March 7 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) informed that Test squad members Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya De Silva, ...

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