Sat, 27 Feb 2021

Engine parts from 777 fall over Denver, bringing more woes for United

CHICAGO, Illinois - After engine parts fell onto a residential neighborhood in Denver, USA this weekend, Boeing Co. has recommended ...

COVID-addled Spurs back home for Pelicans

The San Antonio Spurs play at home for the first time in 18 days when they host the New Orleans ...

Rand slips as the reality of SA's debt trajectory sets in

The rand was the worst performing emerging market currency on Thursday, it weakened beyond R15/$ in the overnight session.The local ...

Asia markets tumble as rate hike fears take hold

The rollout of vaccines, slowing of infections and Joe Biden's impending huge US stimulus are proving to be a double-edged ...

Sitharaman virtually participated in first G20 meeting

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman virtually participated in the first ...

News Analysis: Draghi govt's foreign policy part of domestic priorities

© Provided by Xinhua Ferdinando Nelli Feroci, a former ambassador and president of Italy's Institute for Foreign Affairs, said that ...

World stock markets climb on Powell reassurance, vaccine hopes

World stock markets advanced on Thursday. Oil prices briefly hit fresh 13-month peaks on keen demand, while the European single ...

Asia markets track Wall St record after Powell's soothing words

Expectations the global economy will rocket have helped equities surge in recent weeks.Fed boss Jerome Powell for a second day ...

Spiralling crisis: Covid-19 sparking 'oxygen emergency' says UN

The Covid-19 pandemic has left an already strained medical oxygen supply gasping for breath, with the UN and its partners ...

Africa's biggest fibre company raises $840 million in bond sale

Liquid Telecom, majority owned by telecoms tycoon Strive Masiyiwa, raised $840 million in a bond sale to refinance debt and ...

Mboweni's budget bolsters bullish stock call, says JPMorgan

PMorgan Chase & Co. strategists said the South African budget has increased their confidence in an overweight call on the ...

US Unemployment Benefit Claims Drop Sharply

WASHINGTON - U.S. unemployment compensation claims dropped sharply last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, in what could signal improved ...

Watchdog Reviews Complaint about FBI Surveillance Warrant

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department's internal watchdog is reviewing a former Boeing engineer's allegations that he was unfairly investigated by ...

Patrick Cantlay withdraws from WGC-Workday

An upset stomach and dehydration forced Patrick Cantlay to withdraw prior to the start of the World Golf Championships-Workday Championship ...

Equity indices edge higher, Coal India up 8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 25 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices advanced on Thursday due to favourable global cues amid optimism over ...

Finding way in the Labyrinth of cyber warfare

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 25 (ANI/PNN): As the world gradually evolves into a global village, there has been an accelerating ...

Xoxoday Empuls integrates with Microsoft Teams

Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], February 25 (ANI/PRNewswire): Xoxoday recently announced an integration with Microsoft Teams through Empuls, its employee engagement social ...

MSME sector emerges as growth engine of economy: RBI

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector has emerged as the growth engine ...

MSME emerged as growth engine of economy: RBI

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) has emerged as the growth ...

Rugby: the next frontier for hungry sports investors

Rugby's crown jewels are in the sights of investors seeking to exploit the untapped potential of the market as struggling ...

European stocks climb despite Asia losses

European stocks rose Wednesday after Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell sought to allay fears around rising inflation.Asian markets closed with ...

Rehabilitated bridge boosts local economy in La Union town

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Feb. 24 (PIA) - The rehabilitated bridge in Rosario, La Union is aimed to boost local economic ...

Year of the Ox: Let's make it a green one

We have ushered in the Year of the Ox and have said goodbye to the Year of the Rat (masked).But, ...

FAA Orders Immediate Inspections of Some Boeing 777 Engines

WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Tuesday it was ordering immediate inspections of Boeing 777-200 planes with ...

Bulgarian Taxpayers Paying For Officials' Cheap Vacations

SOFIA -- Remnants of a communist-era hotel and resort network that once provided subsidized vacations for millions of Bulgarian workers ...

Tokyo's Nikkei ends sharply lower

Tokyo's benchmark stock index closed down more than one percent on Wednesday.Markets have become jittery over prospects that pandemic recovery ...

Asian markets sink as rate fears trump Powell reassurances

Asian markets suffered fresh losses Wednesday as concerns about rising inflation and frothy equity prices continued to sap confidence.Global stock ...

US orders deeper inspections of some plane engines

The FAA ordered more detailed inspection of the Pratt & Whitney engines on Boeing 777 aeroplanes.Metal fatigue was identified as ...

G20 finance chiefs talk Covid recovery, equitable access to vaccines

G20 finance ministers and central bankers gather on Friday for a video conference led by Italy, hoping to hammer out ...

Your Privileges Are Not Universal: The Eighth Newsletter (2021)

Greetings from the desk of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research.By Vijay Prashad - @vijayprashadStenciled in red on the walls ...

'State of the art in sport science innovation, technology'

Emory Healthcare and the Atlanta Falcons held a ribbon cutting on Thursday, officially opening the doors to a new musculoskeletal ...

The Illegal Arms Trade and Israel

By Terry Crawford-BrowneAn Israeli documentary film called The Lab was made in 2013. It was shown in Pretoria and Cape ...

No to the privatization of the Brazilian Central Bank

Why have a Central Bank?Central banks are by nature public because they formulate and administer the MONETARY POLICY. And the ...

China's outstanding yuan funds for forex edge up in January

BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- China's outstanding yuan funds for foreign exchange edged up month on month in January, central ...

IMF chief calls for strong G20 policies to counter "dangerous divergence"

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Friday called for "strong and determined ...

Furlough scheme: UK has to extend it, but there are serious risks

Finance ministers usually rejoice when businesses and employees alike both plead for a signature scheme to be extended. But for ...

Bulgaria: Banks Are Fleecing Us, Their Charges Have Rocketed

For the most trivial service - opening a regular current account. the banks charge BGN 2.55 on average. The service ...

Xinhua world news summary at 1100 GMT, Feb. 26

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House on Thursday voted to pass an act that will prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation ...

1st LD: Boeing 777 flight makes emergency landing in Moscow

MOSCOW, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- A Boeing 777 flight on Friday made an emergency landing here because of engine problems, ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, Feb. 26

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday urged finance ministers of the Group of 20 (G20) to strengthen ...

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Texas hearings to focus on failures that left people without power

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas lawmakers have begun hearings into the causes of the enormous power outages that plagued Texas residents at ...

U.S. Senate votes 78-20 to confirm Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

WASHINGTON DC: - Career foreign service diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield was approved to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations this ...

Improvements seen, but 8.7 million Texans still boiling water

Some 8.7 million Texans remain under orders to boil their water before drinking or cooking with it, following a massive ...

US Immigration Officials to Deport 13 Haitians Arrested in Florida

WASHINGTON - U.S. Immigration officials are planning to deport to Haiti 13 Haitian nationals who were arrested in Florida along ...

Nets look to extend win streak vs. visiting Mavs

The last time the Brooklyn Nets won nine in a row, it was part of a franchise-record-tying, 14-game winning streak ...

Nets look to extend win streak vs. visiting Mavericks

The last time the Brooklyn Nets won nine in a row, it was part of a record-setting 14-game winning streak ...

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