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China to enhance corporate governance of listed companies

An employee arranges products to be exported to Russia at a food processing company in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, ...

U.S. stocks shake-out, Nasdaq Composite drops more than 3%

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks closed sharply lower in the United States on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones plunging ...

'Anti-farmer' legislation in India triggers nationwide protests

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], September 23 (ANI): Several farmers and Congress workers held a 'tractor protest' at Mullanpur Dakha in Ludhiana, ...

Coprom: Long-term inflation expectations in Brazil remain anchored

BRASILIA, Brazil, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Central Bank of Brazil's Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) on Tuesday warned of short-term ...

Uzbekistan turns to its massive gold reserves for economic relief

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan is turning to its massive gold reserves to help fight its way out of an economic ...

Trump and Yoshihide Suga confer on Japan-U.S. security alliance

TOKYO, Japan - Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday discussed the importance of pursuing ...

What can our shared history as South Africans teach us?

As we, as a South African nation, prepare to celebrate Heritage Day on 24 September, and as we reflect on ...

South Australia to host opening four rounds of Sheffield Shield

Melbourne [Australia], September 24 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) on Thursday announced that South Australia will be hosting the opening four ...

PH govt allots P3-B for displaced tourism workers

PARAnAQUE CITY, Sept. 24 (PIA) -- The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Wednesday said around three billion pesos has been ...

The spirit of Ubuntu is a tried and tested antidote for Covid-19

It may be a cliche, but if you want to get things done more efficiently, one needs to work together ...

Automakers Sue US Government Over Tariffs on Chinese Imports

NEW YORK - Automakers Tesla, Volvo, Ford and Mercedes-Benz have sued the U.S. government over tariffs on Chinese goods, demanding ...

Coronavirus watch updates, Sept. 24

People walk in Times Square during the COVID-19 pandemic in New York, the United States, Sept. 13, 2020. (Photo by ...

Equity indices down by 1.5 pc, metals and PSU banks drag

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices plunged by nearly 1.5 per cent during early hours on Thursday ...

Pirates aim for third straight win over Cubs

With a win Thursday, the Pittsburgh Pirates can pick up their third straight victory and win their four-game series with ...

Would be hard for China to maintain stable economic expansion

Nay Pyi Taw [Myanmar], September 24 (ANI): While China continues to claim that it is steadily recovering from the coronavirus-induced ...

MEPs asking for a reshaping of EU-China relations framework

Brussels [Belgium], September 24 (ANI): The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have asked the European Union to reshape the ...

Livelihood assistance for small business start-up given by PESO DavOr

DAVAO ORIENTAL - In the bid to help individuals from the marginalized sector start up their small business, the provincial ...

Release of Disney's 'Black Widow' Delayed Again

Fans disappointed once by the delayed release of superhero movie Black Widow are now disappointed twice after The Walt Disney ...

Cowboys, Seahawks clash after season-defining wins

It's not often that Week 3 of the NFL season provides a matchup of teams with a common opponent. But ...

Ethnic Chinese Creative Workers Say Hollywood Has a China Problem

Creative workers overseas have hit out at Hollywood over what they say is the movie industry's long-running failure to stand ...

Brussels Unveils New Migrant Plan

PARIS - Five years after Europe's migrant crisis, the European Union is unveiling a long-awaited migration plan Wednesday that stresses ...

OYO crosses 50 million app downloads

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): OYO, the world's leading hospitality chain crossed the 50 million app downloads mark today, ...

StackRoute announces programs in Data Engineering

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI/BusinessWire India): StackRouteTM, an NIIT venture announced the launch of programs in Data Engineering. Titled, ...

Equity indices reverse early gains, Bharti Airtel drops 8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 23 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices wiped out early gains and closed in the negative terrain on ...

Pound drops after surge in virus cases revives risk of lockdown

The pound extended its decline to a two-month low as investors fretted over the possibility of a new lockdown in ...

Baguio-R1 travel corridor to revitalize local tourism launched

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 23 (PIA) - - The Department of Tourism in partnership with the city government of Baguio and ...

No intention to fight either 'cold or hot war': Xi Jinping

New York [US], September 23 (ANI): China has no intention to fight either a "cold war or a hot war" ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Sept. 23)

BEIJING, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Biocon appoints Anupam Jindal as new CFO

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 23 (ANI): Biocon Ltd has appointed Anupam Jindal as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and ...

Rs 517 cr spent on PM Modi's visit to 58 countries since 2015: MEA

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): Since 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited 58 countries and Rs 517.82 crores ...

US stocks rebound on Fed reassurance

New York [US], September 23 (ANI/Xinhua): US stocks climbed on Tuesday on policy reassurance from a top Fed official following ...

Partisan Websites Fill Media Void

WASHINGTON - Headlines never tell the entire story, but they do set a tone. That's certainly the case with some ...

Hyderabad: BTech student delivers food on cycle to make ends meet

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], September 22 (ANI): Due to financial woes when it became difficult for Mohammed Aqeel Ahmed's family to ...

EU summit postponed as Michel quarantined

European Council President Charles Michel attends a press conference after a special EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, July 21, 2020. ...

RBI appoints AK Dixit as new administrator of PMC Bank

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed AK Dixit, ex-General Manager of Union Bank ...

Why do bankers behave so badly? They make too much money to ask questions

Over the past 16 months journalists have been scouring through more than 2,000 Suspicious Activity Reports originally sent by banks ...

TFBM chief: Gov't envisions Marawi rehab as 'catalyst for growth'

QUEZON CITY, Sep. 22 - The primary objective of the massive rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City is to establish a ...

New emoji will help express the anguish of 2020

PanARMENIAN.Net - A new crop of emoji has just been approved by the Unicode Consortium. They probably won't reach your ...

Early signs of economic recovery underway, Reserve Bank says

There are early signs the SA economy is slowly starting recover but it's nowhere near the performance recorded in the ...

Turkmenistan: Everybody yurts, sometimes

It is a sobering day in Turkmenistan when the president starts urging his underlings to think about reality.But Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov ...

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Why Biden should not pick Michele Flournoy as defense secretary

If the Democrats manage to push Joe Biden over the finish line in November's election, he will find himself presiding ...

U.S. stocks shake-out, Nasdaq Composite drops more than 3%

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks closed sharply lower in the United States on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones plunging ...

Life could be habitable underground on Mars, scientsts say

MASSACHUSETTS, September 23 (ANI): Recent science missions and results are bringing the search for a life closer to home, and ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slams U.S. at UN General Assembly

NEW YORK, New York - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used the killing of American African George Floyd under US police ...

Frantic efforts to rescue whales trapped on sandbars off Australia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Rescuers were scrambling on Tuesday, September 22 to save 270 whales stranded off the coast of the Australian ...

Earth-sized planet discovered by scientists at Massachusetts institute

CAMBRIDGE, UK - Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), along with others, have discovered an Earth-sized "Pi Planet" ...

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