Wed, 17 Jul 2019

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, ...

U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

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 ...

Member States' Nominee Von der Leyen Wins EU Top Job

STRASBOURG, FRANCE - German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen was narrowly elected president of the European Commission on Tuesday ...

Financials lead the surge on the JSE

The JSE advanced on Tuesday mainly on the back of a rally led by the financials index which rose on ...

Turkmenistan: Motherland of prosperity, or famine

Hot off the press - Turkmenistan's president likes kittens.Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov is on holiday, but this does not mean state media ...

Merkel Urges Moldova To Speed Up Reform Pace

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Moldova's new pro-European government to continue on the path of reforms and step up ...

Facebook's New Currency Plan Is Under Scrutiny in Congress

Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it's shadowed ...

How Luxembourg is positioning itself to be the centre of space business

The Japanese Space Agency's Hayabusa2 spacecraft recently landed on the asteroid Ryugu to collect samples for return to earth on ...

Tongaat CEO seeking to freeze payments on R11bn of debt

Tongaat Hulett is asking 10 lenders for a break from payments on as much as 11 billion rand ($790 million) ...

What Africa's key central banks will discuss in the next 10 days

Central banks in sub-Saharan Africa's key economies will take direction from US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell when they make ...

Sensex closes above 39,000 mark, Yes Bank gains 14 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 16 (ANI): Equity traded with a positive bias on Tuesday as investors shrugged off trade data ...

Risk outweighs rewards for Indian business venturing into Myanmar?

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, July 16 (ANI): The saying goes that "fortune favours the brave". If you had bought a ...

Moody's affirms ONGC's Baa1 ratings with stable outlook

Singapore, July 16 (ANI): Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday affirmed Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd's (ONGC) Baa1 local and ...

Network18 revenues grow by 11 pc in Q1 FY20 to Rs 1,245 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 16 (ANI): Network18 Media and Investments said on Tuesday that its revenues during the first quarter ...

US House to Vote on Resolution Condemning Trump's 'Racist Comments'

WHITE HOUSE - The Democrat-led House of Representatives is set to vote Tuesday on a resolution "condemning President Trump's racist ...

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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 ...

Dear UN secretary-general, dont forget the internally displaced

Last year, UN member states endorsed two landmark "compacts" designed to improve the global response to refugees and migration. Unfortunately, ...

Can free schools in South Africa reduce HIV risk?

South Africa has the largest HIV epidemic in the world. An estimated 7.2 million people are living with HIV and ...

Zim mulls tariff hike as electricity becomes 'very big problem'

The electricity situation in Zimbabwe is now dire and has "graduated from being a challenge to a very, very big ...

Zimbabwe miners told to pay utility bills in foreign currency

Mining companies in Zimbabwe will have to use foreign currency to pay for power but can make their own arrangements ...

Guinea axe coach Put after poor results

Conakry - Guinea coach Paul Put was sacked on Tuesday following the team's last 16 exit at the Africa Cup ...

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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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