Fri, 19 Jul 2019

China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...

Japanese stocks fall by nearly 2% as world sell-off continues

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stocks fell sharply on Thursday, as the global sell-off continued.In Tokyo stocks shattered with the key ...

DAB+ digital radio to go on-air and online in Canberra Friday

CANBERRA, Australia - Commercial radio will officially switch on DAB+ digital radio broadcasts in Canberra on Friday.All four commercial radio ...

Toast expands Irish operation, announces new hires

DUBLIN, Ireland - The fastest-growing restaurant management platform has opened a new office in Dublin, Ireland to house a major ...

Stocks across the board in U.S. lose ground as trade tensions bite

NEW YORK, New York - A major fall in the rail freight giant CSX Corp and continuing trade tensions weighed ...

National Broadband Ireland and government yet to finalise contract

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Wednesday outlined the progress being made towards finalising the contract for the National ...

Sterling slides to 27-month low, Asian markets quiet

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound fell to a more than two-year low on Wednesday amidst burgeoning concerns about Brexit, ...

New York State bans sale of cigarettes to under-age smokers

NEW YORK, New York - A state bill to ban sales of cigarettes to under 21 year-olds was signed by ...

Stocks slide on Wall St as buyers evaporate

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were patchy and weak on Tuesday with no news to drive ...

International Monetary Fund begins search for new managing director

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has intiiated a process to find a new managing director following the ...

Stocks fall, dollar gains in quiet day on Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks skidded in Asia on Tuesday with falsl recorded across the board.The U.S. dollar continued to gain ...

RCSI and Stryker to work together on digital health solutions

DUBLIN, Ireland - Stryker on Monday announced the opening of its Digital Platform Services Centre of Excellence in Dublin, Ireland, ...

Zimbabweans Move to Rural Areas As Opportunities in Cities Dry Up

Economy Zimbabweans Move to Rural Areas As Opportunities in Cities Dry Up view team Zimbabwe's economic crisis has caused massive ...

How public libraries can help prepare us for the future

For generations, libraries have helped people explore knowledge, information and culture. The invention of the public library meant more and ...

Rate cut good news, but don't get too excited - economists

The SA Reserve Bank's decision to cut the repo rate by 0.25% has been met with cautious optimism by analysts, ...

SA Reserve Bank cuts repo rate for first time in more than a year

The SA Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee has cut the benchmark repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.5% from ...

Here's what the rate cut could mean for the property market

Thursday's announcement of a rate cut by the SA Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee has been met with enthusiasm by ...

Rand rallies on news of rate cut

The rand climbed against every G10 currency on Thursday afternoon, despite the South African Reserve Bank cutting interest rates for ...

Magashule speech takes aim at Reserve Bank, again

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule on Thursday took on the SA Reserve Bank yet again in a prepared speech for ...

US Senator Warren Pitches New Constraints on Private Equity

White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing new regulations on the private equity industry, pitching constraints designed to end what ...

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Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...

Briefing: The outlook for Libya's migrant detention centres

More than two weeks after an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya's capital left at least 53 people ...

Trump's Latest Target for Ridicule: A Muslim Congressional Newcomer

Mark LaMet and Lynn Davis contributed to this report.U.S. President Donald Trump has found his latest target for acerbic ridicule ...

Zimbabweans Move to Rural Areas As Opportunities in Cities Dry Up

Economy Zimbabweans Move to Rural Areas As Opportunities in Cities Dry Up view team Zimbabwe's economic crisis has caused massive ...

Sudan Urged to Ensure Justice for Raped Women Protesters

NAIROBI - Sudanese women were a driving force during months of protests that ousted veteran autocrat Omar al-Bashir, but the ...

Argentina pick 13 Jaguares to face All Blacks

Buenos Aires - Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma on Thursday named 13 players from beaten Super Rugby finalists the Jaguares ...

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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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