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Flight cancellations, delays continue to plague US airlines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: In another frustrating day for U.S. travelers, on the morning of August 9, 153 flights ...

Tesla agrees to pay $5 billion for Indonesian minerals

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A senior cabinet minister in Indonesia has told CNBC Indonesia that U.S. carmaker Tesla has signed contracts worth ...

Stock markets rally across Asia, the exception Japan's Nikkei 225

SYDNEY, NSW, 2000 - Stocks in Asia, with the exception of Japan, rallied on Thursday following the release of July ...

Calif. drinking water, irrigation harmed as saltwater enters rivers

LOS ANGELES, California: Since early May, Charlie Hamilton has not irrigated his vineyards with water from the Sacramento River, despite ...

Japanese company in Myanmar plans expansion despite workers' criticism

YANGON, Myanmar - Honeys Holdings, a Japanese clothing retailer that manufactures much of its product line in Myanmar, has decided ...

U.S. stocks surge, dollar crumbles on CPI data, Nasdaq Composite up 2.89%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply on Wednesday despite the latest reading that inflation in the United ...

Indian fighter jet draws interest, orders from nations worldwide

DELHI, India: India's defense ministry has said that the country has offered to sell 18 Tejas light single-engine jet combat ...

East Europe tourism takes dramatic downturn due to Ukraine war

WARSAW, Poland: Julie, who preferred not to give her full name, booked a group of trips to Warsaw last year, ...

Asian stocks in retreat, Nikkei 225 and Hang Seng fare worst

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks traded lower in Asia on Wednesday. Technology stocks were the hardest hit, and the exchange ...

Home grocery deliveries fall in U.S. due to increase in food costs

WASHINGTON D.C.: As prices for food and other basic staples are rising, U.S. demand for grocery deliveries is cooling, with ...

Bangladesh to send 600,000-800,000 migrant workers to Malaysia in six months

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - After almost four years, the Bangladesh High Commission in Malaysia on Tuesday welcomed the first group ...

U.S. stocks on the defensive, Nasdaq slips 151 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell Tuesday, with broad-based losses across the board. The technology sector, however, wore ...

Survey of economists says 2022 Turkey deficit could grow to $40.2 bln

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey's current accounts are expected to record a deficit of $3.4 billion in June and end the year ...

Japan's Nikkei 225 drops 249 points as Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed Tuesday while in the Pacific, markets rose. The scene mirrored events ...

Bangladesh cuts fuel subsidies, raises fuel prices by 50 percent

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Bangladesh raised fuel prices by some 50 percent this week, which is aimed at reducing the country's subsidy ...

U.S. stocks start week on mixed note, Nasdaq Composite loses 13 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed mixed on Monday as investors fret about CPI data due to be ...

Amazon pays $1.7 billion for vacuum maker iRobot

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon announced this week that it had purchased robotic vacuum maker iRobot for approximately $1.7 ...

$9 billion wind farm to be built in Atlantic Ocean off Virginia

RICHMOND, Virginia: Dominion Energy Virginia has received state approval to build an enormous offshore wind farm off the coast of ...

Asian stock markets rack up modest gains, losses

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday, but gains and losses were modest.There is concern the ...

Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...

US considers rules for refunds to air passengers suffering delays

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Department said it could require airlines to offer passengers a refund if their flight schedules ...

US baseball teams to play for UK crowd in London in 2023

LONDON, England: In 2023, America's Major League Baseball is set to return to London for the first time since 2019, ...

Crypto platforms say they're exchanges, but they're more like banks

There is a well-known saying shared by both crypto experts and skeptics: "Not your keys, not your coins." The phrase, ...

WazirX episode has exposed darker side of crypto transactions: Govt source

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Emphasising that the WazirX episode has "exposed a darker side of crypto transactions" and ...

Russian oil output could plunge IEA

EU import ban may result in a 20% drop in production, the International Energy Agency saysProduction of crude in Russia ...

Cochin Shipyard assures delivery of India's first indigenous Hydrogen-fuelled electric vessel by next year

Kochi (Kerala) [India], August 11 (ANI): Chairman and Managing Director of Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) Madhu S Nair on Thursday ...

US-based NRI philanthropists join hands to fight hunger in India

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): The United States-based Indian diaspora have joined hands to provide food and livelihood support ...

Over 100 French municipalities still without drinking water

Europe is suffering a historic drought and July was one of the warmest on record, according to the UNAs nearly ...

Sensex surges 515 points; IT, banking, financial stocks soar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 11 (ANI): The Indian stock market's key indices surged by around one per cent on Thursday ...

Myanmar's Sanctions-Hit Junta Still Netting Vast Oil, Gas Profits

Bangkok - Vast oil and gas profits continue flowing to, and propping up, Myanmar's military junta a year and a ...

Distributing freebies serious issue, amount has to be spent for infrastructure etc, says SC

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that promising and distributing freebies by political parties ...

Congress to hold protest rallies against price rise, unemployment starting August 17

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Congress party has geared up its attack on the central government on the issue ...

India, UK bilateral trade may double by 2030: Grant Thornton-CII report

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Bilateral trade between India and the United Kingdom (UK) is likely to double by ...

India, UK conclude fifth round of talks for FTA

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): India and the United Kingdom concluded the fifth round of talks for an India-UK ...

At 75, India Seeks Way Forward in Big but Job-Scarce Economy

NEW DELHI - As India's economy grew, the hum of factories turned the sleepy, dusty village of Manesar into a ...

Indian stocks rise sharply as inflation in US moderates

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Indian stocks rallied sharply on Thursday morning after consumer inflation in the US showed ...

Bank credit grows 14.5 per cent as on July 29, shows RBI data

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Bank credit grew 14.5 per cent year-on-year as on July 29, data released by ...

Consumer inflation in US moderates in July

Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): Consumer inflation or Consumer Price Index in the US has moderated to 8.5 per cent ...

China's aim to boost country's economy collapses as Belt and Road Initiative becomes a burden

Beijing [China], August 11 (ANI): China's belt and road initiative, which was launched in 2013 with an audacious plan to ...

U.S. inflation keeps elevated level in July amid Fed's rate hikes

© Provided by Xinhua Progress on U.S. inflation front "all too likely" will come at the expense of a hard ...

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US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Japanese company in Myanmar plans expansion despite workers' criticism

YANGON, Myanmar - Honeys Holdings, a Japanese clothing retailer that manufactures much of its product line in Myanmar, has decided ...

China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

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