Tue, 20 Aug 2019

System to reduce pollution, cut traffic congestion planned for China

BEIJING, China, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to China.The funding is to support the ...

Chinese central bank adjusts interest rate-settings, stocks advance

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong made solid gains on Monday.Support for Chinese stocks followed a decision on ...

In Kim's Threats and Appeasement, Experts See Move to Manipulate Trump

Connie Kim and Oh Taek-sung of the VOA Korean Service contributed to this report.WASHINGTON - North Korean leader Kim Jong ...

Kudlow defends Trump attempt to restructure trade relations with China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser has ridiculed the idea that the country is facing a ...

Argentine president replaces treasury minister

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Nicolas Dujovne has been replaced as Minister for the Treasury in Argentina, in a shock move ...

Expo 2020 Dubai to feature 220,000 square metres nursery

DUBAI, UAE - In October next year, Dubai will take to the world stage for a long antipated international event ...

UK commits 600 million pounds to new housing projects in England

LONDON, UK - Up to 50,000 new homes in high demand areas will be delivered through over £600 million of ...

Historical global interest rates may yet go lower

More than ten years on from the global financial crisis and economies around the world are still struggling to fully ...

Vacation rentals company stopped guests from posting bad reviews

WASHINGTON, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges that five ...

When tax planning becomes tax avoidance - experts weigh in

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants is looking into whether aggressive tax planning is ethical, even if it is ...

IMF rumours may be the scare SA needs

The threat of an International Monetary Fund bailout, unthinkable a few years ago, may force South Africa's government to push ...

US grants 90-day extension to Huawei to trade with American suppliers

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 20 (ANI): US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday said that the US government will reprieved ...

Mugabe VP flees Zimbabwe anti-corruption probe

Zimbabwe's former vice president on Monday fled from anti-corruption questioning after he was summoned over alleged criminal abuse of office, ...

Tesla offers no-contract solar panel rentals, with a catch

Tesla Inc.'s latest bid to revive its foundering solar division may sound familiar: rentals.The Palo Alto, California-based company is now ...

China Seeks Solutions For Economic Slump

China's government may have few remaining remedies for declining economic growth as it faces the combined pressures of U.S. tariffs ...

Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire to host 2019 CMA Awards

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 19 (ANI): American singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood is all set to host the 2019 CMA Awards but ...

US gives Huawei 90-day reprieve on ban

The Trump administration gave Huawei Technologies a 90-day reprieve on Monday from a ban on doing business with US companies, ...

G-7 Leaders Prepare For Summit Amid Fears Over Global Economy

LONDON - The G-7 host, Emmanuel Macron, has made fighting inequality the theme for the annual meeting of the seven ...

Trump Calls on Federal Reserve to Cut Interest Rates

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates by at least a full ...

Juncker has Successful Surgery; Will Miss G7 Biarritz Summit

BRUSSELS - The EU says European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has undergone a successful operation to remove his gallbladder but ...

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Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

Advancing techology forcing changes in U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Navy and the world it operates in are a far cry from what they were four ...

Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...

Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...

4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

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