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Hub for technology-based startups to be developed in Philippines

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Feb. 19 (PIA) - Silliman University (SU) and Ubix Corporation inked on Monday a deed of donation and ...

Wall Street makes solid gains as coronavirus fears recede

NEW YORK, New York - U. S. stocks were solidly higher on Wednesday. The dollar too made good ground, particularly ...

International court overturns appeal, Yukos shareholders win billions

MOSCOW, Russia - An international appeals court in the Netherlands has ordered Russia to pay $50 billion in compensation to ...

U.S.-India trade deal not expected during Trump visit next week

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump has signalled that a "big trade" deal might not be on the agenda during ...

U.S. stocks largely weaker, greenback in demand

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was sharply weaker on Tuesday, joining a global meltdown in stocks. Only the ...

Europe's biggest bank to restructure in major reorganization

HONG KONG - HSBC, the largest of Hong Kong's three currency-issuing banks, said on Tuesday it plans to cut as ...

Amazon founder to donate billions to combat climate change

NEW YORK, New York - Amazon founder Jeff Bezos says he will give $10 billion of his own money to ...

Securities and Exchange Board of India to allow fintech products tests

MUMBAI, India - Stock market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Monday decided to allow live ...

Northeast to become 'Samasya Mukt' by 2024: Home Minister

Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that the vision of Prime Minister ...

Equities remain range-bound, Cipla falls by 2.4 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed 0.37 per cent lower on Thursday as concerns over the ...

Amplats appoints Anglo American's Natascha Viljoen as its new CEO

Anglo American Platinum has announced Natascha Viljoen as its new CEO following the decision of Chris Griffith to step down.Viljoen, ...

Mind the gender gap: India's women's cricketers bat for higher pay

New Delhi - India's women cricketers could be forgiven for feeling a little jealous during the Twenty20 World Cup in ...

South Korea Reports First Coronavirus Death

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - South Korea confirmed its first death from the new coronavirus, local media reported Thursday, as the ...

Myntra accelerates digital transformation journey with Microsoft

New Delhi [India] Feb 20 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Myntra, India's leading destination for fashion and lifestyle, has partnered with Microsoft to ...

Increase your monthly savings with a Systematic Deposit Plan

Pune (Maharashtra) [India] Feb 20 (ANI/BusinessWire India): As someone earning a salary, you know the importance of savings. After all, ...

Debt-ridden DHFL posts Q3 net profit at Rs 934 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Debt-ridden mortgage lender Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL) on Thursday reported a standalone ...

China Cuts Loan Rate in Attempt to Blunt Coronavirus Impact

BEIJING - China announced Thursday that it would cut interest rates in a bid to boost the economy, as it ...

International Journalists Face Changing Regulations in China, US

WASHINGTON - China and the United States in the past year have unveiled new regulations that force some news media ...

DOST turns over 350T to DepED Siquijor

SIQUIJOR, Feb. 13 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Siquijor recently turned over P350,000 worth of check ...

BIR sets P2.5 trillion tax collection target for 2020

Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Caesar Dulay. (Photo by Nonette Castillo/PIA-NCR)QUEZON CITY, Feb. 20 (PIA)--The Bureau of Internal Revenue ...

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Former U.S. congressman denies Trump offer to WikiLeaks founder

LONDON, UK - The White House has denied a claim aired in a London court this week that President Donald ...

Israelis and Saudis reportedly discussing cooperation on air travel

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is having discussions about the implementation of direct flights from Tel ...

WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged ...

Whereabouts of concelebrating priests not established at Pell trial

Dr Chris Friel examines another of the many concerning aspects of the child sexual abuse case against Cardinal George Pell.This ...

NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik gets presidential pardon from Trump

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. ...

European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...

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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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