Tue, 14 Jul 2020

Long-term economic fallout of Covid-19 could persist for a generation

The COVID-19 pandemic's toll on economic activity in recent months is only the beginning of the story. While the rapid ...

Tokyo leads Asian markets higher, across-the-board gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks advanced on Monday in a positive start to the week.The big action was in Tokyo where ...

UK to spend hundreds of millions of pounds on border infrastructure

LONDON, UK - The British government on Sunday announced a £705 million funding package for border infrastructure, jobs and technology ...

India's D-Mart supermarket chain has shocking first quarter

MUMBAI, India - On Saturday, Avenue Supermarts reported an 87.61% fall in consolidated net profit for the June quarter, compared ...

Gov't financing program helps MSMEs restart operations

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, July 14 (PIA) -- Some 23 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) engaged in the culinary school, ...

Under pressure, expansionist China begins to wilt

New Delhi [India], July 14 (ANI): China's brazen attempts at annexing territories from its neigbouring countries has been widely covered ...

Miss Universe PH candidate endorses QC's 'Why I Wear a Mask' campaign

CALOOCAN CITY, July 14 (PIA) - Miss Universe Philippines candidate and national team volleyball player Michelle Gumabao who hails from ...

Singapore enters technical recession as GDP plunges 12.6 pc in Q2

Singapore, July 14 (ANI): Singapore's economy shrank by 12.6 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter as circuit breaker measures ...

Isaah Mhlanga | There's no extremist path to SA's recovery

To reconstruct an economy implies to rebuild that which is broken in this economy. There is a need to clearly ...

Equity indices trade lower, HDFC twins dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 14 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Tuesday due to weak global ...

NBA announces 0.6 percent positive test rate

The first week of the NBA's "bubble" plan to keep its teams safe from the coronavirus proved successful. The league ...

US budget deficit hits record high of $864 billion in June

Washington [US], July 14 (Sputnik/ANI): The US federal budget deficit hit a record $864 billion in June amid the coronavirus ...

Dire Wolves reveal Spiller as owner

Oceania esports team Dire Wolves announced Jason Spiller as their owner on Monday as part of a series of moves ...

Indian 'Parotta masters' await to go back to China

Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu) [India], July 13 (ANI): Hundreds of 'parotta masters' working in hotels in China who were forced to ...

A Reporter Looks Back: China Should Never Underestimate India

The current standoff between the Chinese and Indian Armies in the Himalayas took me back nearly five decades to a ...

US Budget Deficit Hits All-Time High of $864 Billion in June

WASHINGTON - The federal government incurred the biggest monthly budget deficit in history in June as spending on programs to ...

European Commission greenlights 3.4-bln-euro state aid to virus-hit KLM

An airplane of the Dutch airline KLM is parked at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 31, 2020. (Photo ...

Families of Italy's Coronavirus Dead Seek Answers, Solace, Justice

ROME - It started out as way for grief-struck families to mourn their coronavirus dead online: a Facebook group where ...

North Macedonia: Ballot Boxes Carried to Quarantined Homes

SKOPJE, NORTH MACEDONIA - Election officials in North Macedonia carried ballot boxes to the homes of voters suffering from COVID-19 ...

How to stay honest when filing taxes in a pandemic year

Many in the U.S. will be filing their personal income tax returns in the next few days, as the deadline ...

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Isaah Mhlanga | There's no extremist path to SA's recovery

To reconstruct an economy implies to rebuild that which is broken in this economy. There is a need to clearly ...

Ron Derby | Painted into corner, what does Mboweni do about SAA?

Without Treasury's support and importantly that of Mboweni, the Department of Public Enterprises, as the shareholder representative, has been backing ...

Scholar Vows to Step Up Fight to Repatriate African Artifacts

After a Paris auction house defied his requests and those of Nigerian authorities to halt the sale of artifacts over ...

UK has 100 000 modern slaves but most go undetected, study says

Escaping modern slavery"Whilst Britain has made progress fighting modern slavery, not least in the passing of the Modern Slavery Act ...

OPINION | Corruption hampers growth and development in Africa

(1999), summarises it as follows: "Colonial administrations were both centralised and authoritarian. Just as important, the rulers manifested a sense ...

SA faced with double storm of Covid-19 and hunger, warns Zulu

Zulu also announced that over two million of those applications were active on various databases, including those who are currently ...

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