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Stocks in Japan jump, rest of Asia pulls back

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday, as the two-day rally that began the week appeared to ...

German institute creates app to self-test for coronavirus

BERLIN, Germany - German citizens will now be able to use a special app on their smartphones, smartwatches or fitness ...

McConnell wants more funds beyond $2.2 trillion, for small business

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Republican majority leader says he will attempt to ...

Share markets in Asia rise, greenback slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Optimism that the coronavirus may have peaked may be misguided, but investors and traders continued to bid ...

Insurance companies in India commit to coronavirus payouts

MUMBAI, India - The Life Insurance Council in India has announced that all life insurers, both public and private, are ...

Fruit and vegetable markets in Europe left scrambling for business

Picture a traditional English summer. For many, Wimbledon and strawberries come to mind.Since 1877, the lawn tennis tournament at Wimbledon, ...

Local stocks weaker as volatility in Sasol persists

The JSE opened marginally softer on Wednesday but sunk deeper into losses as European counters traded under pressure.The outlook was ...

OPINION | A pandemic is no time for fiscal distancing

These are very difficult days, as the world faces one of its worst challenges ever: the novel coronavirus pandemic. And ...

Lockdown | Rent relief not guaranteed, Canal Walk tells tenants

CEO of Canal Walk, Gavin Wood, told the shopping centre's tenants in a letter addressed to them on Tuesday that ...

Airbus cuts production by a third

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus on Wednesday said it had cut production of its planes by around a third, as global ...

The Infodemic: Do Plagues Occur Once Every 100 Years

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkClaim: Plagues ...

Coronavirus Scams: Guard Against Fraud Cures and Other Cons

TRENTON, N.J. - Con artists are finding lots of marks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watchdog groups and authorities report a ...

Winter comes for Georgian hospitality

Ezo, a cafe tucked into Tbilisi's historic center, is usually crowded and lively. But on a recent visit its only ...

Head of EU's Top Science Panel Quits Over COVID-19 Response

BRUSSELS - The head of the European Union's top science organization has resigned in frustration at the height of the ...

Five ways coronavirus lockdowns increase inequality

There are still many things we do not yet know about coronavirus, including the mortality rate. We also do not ...

Sensex slips by 173 points in choppy trade, banking stocks suffer

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 8 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed half a per cent lower in Wednesday's volatile session with ...

DBP offers payment holiday on salary loans

BUTUAN CITY, April 8 -- State-run Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is implementing a 60-day moratorium on the payment ...

NGCP donates P1-B to aid COVID-19 medical frontliners

ILOILO CITY, April 8 (PIA) --The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines is donating P1-billion to aid the medical frontliners ...

Solly Moeng | When it comes to lockdown, one size doesn't fit all

The rumour mill is speculating over a possible extension of the lockdown beyond 21 days - and it's just that, ...

Trump Threatens to Cut US Funding to WHO

WHITE HOUSE - The United States is "going to put a very powerful hold" on money it sends to the ...

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Saudis jump aboard Carnival cruises, picks up 8.2% stake

MIAMI, Florida - Saudi Arabia is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the global cruising industry.The Saudi sovereign wealth ...

Stocks in Japan jump, rest of Asia pulls back

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday, as the two-day rally that began the week appeared to ...

German institute creates app to self-test for coronavirus

BERLIN, Germany - German citizens will now be able to use a special app on their smartphones, smartwatches or fitness ...

McConnell wants more funds beyond $2.2 trillion, for small business

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Republican majority leader says he will attempt to ...

Share markets in Asia rise, greenback slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Optimism that the coronavirus may have peaked may be misguided, but investors and traders continued to bid ...

Insurance companies in India commit to coronavirus payouts

MUMBAI, India - The Life Insurance Council in India has announced that all life insurers, both public and private, are ...

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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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