Mon, 19 Aug 2019

UK commits 600 million pounds to new housing projects in England

LONDON, UK - Up to 50,000 new homes in high demand areas will be delivered through over £600 million of ...

Historical global interest rates may yet go lower

More than ten years on from the global financial crisis and economies around the world are still struggling to fully ...

Vacation rentals company stopped guests from posting bad reviews

WASHINGTON, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges that five ...

U.S. stocks rally Friday, all indices jumo

NEW YORK, New York - U.,S. stocks ended a roller-coaster week on a positive note on Friday.A rally in tech ...

Southeast Asian carrier takes delivery of first Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The first of eight 787-10 Dreamliner airplanes has been delivered to Vietnam Airlines.The Southeast Asian ...

Euro slides, Asian equities flat Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - The euro tumbled on Asian markets on Friday, extending losses of recent days.The friendless euro dropped as ...

Fears for UAE economy as Consumer Price Index in Abu Dhabi retreats

ABU DHABI, UAE - The UAE economy, while technically still recording growth, has been flat for years.Property prices have crashed, ...

Dow Jones, S and P 500 gain, Nasdaq slips

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks recovered a little ground on Thursday after substantial falls a day earlier, while ...

Why the debt relief bill will see loan sharks circling consumers

The new National Credit Amendment Bill mentions in its preamble that there are consumers within South Africa for whom existing ...

Lower-Priced Colleges Offer Options to Student Debt

This story was first reported in VOA Learning English.As tuition and fees have increased sharply in the U.S. over the ...

Joe Jonas celebrates 30th birthday with James Bond-themed bash

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 18 (ANI): 'Sucker' singer Joe Jonas turned New York's Cipriani Wall Street into a James Bond-themed ...

Margot Robbie, Quentin Tarantino discuss uncertainty in Hollywood

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 18 (ANI): Basking in the success of her latest release 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood', ...

Bhutan, India 'living definition of true friendship': Lotay Tshering

Semthoka [Bhutan], Aug 17 (ANI): Expressing gratitude for the support extended by India to Bhutan through a slew of initiatives ...

Zimbabwe has a plan to end 20-year standoff with creditors

Zimbabwe's government has said it's ready to settle with global lenders, sell assets and make the difficult spending decisions needed ...

Sources: US to Give Huawei More Time to Buy American-Made Parts

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese ...

Greenland cold-shoulders Trump's buyer's interest

Greenland is not for sale, local authorities said Friday, after a newspaper reported that US President Donald Trump is looking ...

Recession Fears Prompt Many to Rethink Global Economic Integration

Fears of a global recession mounted this week, as a host of factors combined to send investors retreating to the ...

Apple set for September showdown with EU over record tax bill

Apple's 13bn-euro (around R219bn at current rates) battle with the European Union reaches the bloc's courts next month in a ...

Trump Not First US President Who Wants Greenland

WHITE HOUSE - The government of Greenland is dismissing the idea that the island is for sale, following media reports ...

Microsoft is not working on streaming-only Xbox console: Phil Spencer

California [USA], Aug 16 (ANI): The gaming industry might be pushing for cloud-based solutions, but Xbox thinks otherwise. In an ...

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4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

Hundreds of prisoners in U.S. jails commit suicide each year

Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in New York's Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention to the troubling reality ...

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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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