Wed, 25 Nov 2020

Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...

Sharp gains on Japanese and Australian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks mostly strengthened in the Asian trading zone on Tuesday.The biggest mover was the Japanese market ...

China's double-digit export growth surprises analysts

SHANGHAI, China - China's double-digit export growth has surprised analysts, lifting hopes for a faster recovery as the COVID-19 crisis ...

Irish government to help small business sector cope with Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Monday opened a new scheme to help small businesses prepare for Britain's exit ...

Brits and Canadians agree to transitional trade pact for after Brexit

OTTAWA, Canada, November 22 (ANI): Canada and the United Kingdom have reached an interim post-Brexit trade agreement, Canadian Prime Minister ...

France to ease restrictions between now and January

PARIS, France - Aware that the French are becoming weary of lockdown and need to have a better sense of ...

Dublin Airport's Terminal 2, ten years on

DUBLIN, Ireland - Dublin Airport this week marked the tenth anniversary of Terminal 2.Since it opened on 19 November, 2010 ...

Russian Influence Peddlers Carving Out New Audiences on Fringes

WASHINGTON - After four years of warnings and preparations, the 2020 presidential election did not see a repeat of 2016, ...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Reaches 30,000 for First Time

The Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 30,000 for the first time on Tuesday, buoyed by favorable investor sentiment over coronavirus ...

In Pandemic Era's Isolation, Meaning of 'Self-Care' Evolves

NEW YORK - These days, with a pandemic raging, this is what life can look like: out the days in ...

Four key trends for travel, tourism recovery - report

There is a need for the public and private sector to work together to recover the millions of jobs impacted ...

Israeli Delegation Visit to Sudan Aims to Improve Relations

KHARTOUM - A delegation from Israel visited Sudan Monday for talks aimed at advancing a U.S.-brokered deal to establish formal ...

Slight uptick in consumer sentiment about SA property market

Consumers with an overall positive sentiment about the property market in South Africa improved slightly (2%) in the third quarter ...

Economic activity picks up, but still short of pre-lockdown levels

The economy is in recovery mode, but it has not yet back a pre-lockdown levels, data from the SA Reserve ...

Stocks boosted as Biden begins White House transition

Stock markets mostly rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden ahead of his ...

NYC's First African American Mayor, David Dinkins, Has Died

NEW YORK - David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City's first African American mayor, but was doomed to ...

Reasons to choose the Bajaj Finance FD over a Bank FD

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], November 24 (ANI/BusinessWire India): For those with a low risk appetite, the bank FD is usually looked ...

Tokyo's Nikkei ends up 2.5% as Biden gets transition help

Tokyo's Nikkei index closed up 2.50% on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump dropped opposition to government aid for Joe ...

Stocks boosted as Biden starts White House transition

Most stock markets rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden to begin his ...

Asia stocks boosted as Biden starts White House transition

Most Asian markets rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden to begin his ...

Gold drops to four-month low on vaccine news, Biden transition

Gold dropped to the lowest level in four months amid optimism over Covid-19 vaccine developments and the triggering of a ...

Call for Code names India-based AI Farm as the APAC Regional Winner

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], November 24 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Where most people see challenges, developers see possibilities. That's certainly been the case ...

What Canada's top CEOs think about remote work

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, millions of Canadians switched from working in a central office location to working ...

NYC dead stay in freezer trucks set up during spring COVID-19 surge: media

Trucks used as storage for bodies of victims who died of COVID-19 are seen in New York, the United States, ...

Swift Wins Top Prize At AMAs, Says She's Re-Recording Music

NEW YORK - Taylor Swift won her third consecutive artist of the year prize at the American Music Awards, but ...

Stock markets rise on Covid vaccine results

Global equities rose Monday following mixed Covid vaccine results, while investors also digested gloomy economic data that could herald another ...

Farm Liberalisation to Bring Prosperity to Entire Food Supply Chain

New Delhi [India], November 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): When the Union Finance Minister proposed 16-point action plan to boost agriculture and farmers' ...

AMAs 2020: List of winners at mega event

Washington [US], November 23 (ANI): The 2020 American Music Awards (AMA) took place on Sunday night (local time), and like ...

Nograles pushes for 'vegetito, vegetita'culture

DAVAO DEL NORTE, Nov. 23 (PIA)- Flower and plant enthusiasts "plantitos, plantitas" are encouraged to become "vegetito and vegetita" advocates ...

US moves to ban tech exports to 89 Chinese firms, Reuters says

The Trump administration is close to issuing a list of 89 Chinese aerospace and other companies that would be unable ...

DTI ' CAR reports continuing support to Cordillera MSMEs

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 23 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry affirms continuing support to Cordillera Micro, Small ...

What Singapore analysts say about DBS takeover of Lakshmi Vilas Bank

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, November 23 (ANI): Last week, news emerged that DBS Bank (DBS), Southeast Asia's largest lender, has ...

Asian markets mostly up but surging infections fuel fear

Asian markets mostly rose again Monday but investor sentiment remains divided between optimism over vaccine developments and concern about surging ...

Vaccine news buoys European stock markets

European stock markets opened firmer Monday, buoyed as positive news on another coronavirus vaccine trial helped offset concerns over soaring ...

Equity markets rise by vaccine hope, surging infections fan fear

Equity markets rose again Monday on growing optimism over vaccine developments but concern about surging virus cases around the world ...

Prosus on hunt for deals after cash reaches $4.3 billion

Prosus is on the lookout for acquisitions after the e-commerce giant reported a 28% rise in first-half earnings and a ...

The heartbreak at seeing the demise of the SABC

It is heartbreaking to see institutions such as the SABC being technically phased out due to insatiable greed and maladministration.This ...

Equity indices open in the green, Sensex up by 371 points

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 23 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened in the green on Monday with Sensex up by 371.84 ...

Pompeo, Stoltenberg Talk China at Halifax Security Forum

Everyone had something to say about China at this year's Halifax International Security Forum.From U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ...

Bitcoin revival unleashes animal spirits and $300 000 forecast

Bitcoin mania is back and with it, the return of sky-high predictions from celebrity crypto fund managers to Wall Street ...

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White House formally engages in transition to Biden presidency

WASHINGTON, DC - The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the "apparent winner" of the November ...

Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...

Trump-appointed head of VOA has authority dashed by court judgement

The chief executive overseeing the Voice of America and its sister networks has acted unconstitutionally in investigating what he claimed ...

Nicaraguan passenger truck crashes, killing 17, injuring dozens

MANAGUA, Nicaragua, November 24 (ANI): At least seventeen people died and 25 others sustained injuries in a single-vehicle road collision ...

Investigators in Xinjiang blocked by Chinese government

Investigators looking for evidence of forced labor in clothing supply chains in the northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang on behalf ...

U.S. pulls out of international open skies treaty

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States is no longer a party to the Open Skies Treaty. The U.S, formerly left ...

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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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