Tue, 18 May 2021

U.S. to boost manufacturing of chips to lessen Chinese influence

WASHINGTON D.C.: In response to the shortage of semiconductor chips, which has temporarily closed some U.S. auto plants, news reports ...

Airbnb up 52% as travel begins to recover

SAN FRANCISCO, California: As more people become vaccinated against COVID-19 and restrictions are eased, Airbnb's gross bookings have jumped 52 ...

Post-It Notes inventor dies at 80 in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minnesota: The inventor of the 3M Post-it Note has died. Spencer Silver, age 80, died May 8 at ...

Some 8 million U.S. jobs unfilled in March, setting new record

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job openings grew to a record high 8 million in March, fueling criticism of the Biden administration's ...

Dates confirmed for Cape Town's hosting of Rugby World Cup Sevens

The dates for the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 have been announced.Cape Town Stadium will play host to 24 men's ...

Asia markets mostly rise but virus, inflation fears linger

Most markets rose in Asia on Tuesday as investors looked past rising virus infections in the region and bet on ...

Learn how to generate high-quality leads

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI/SRV Media): Mehak Suri, a B2B Lead Conversion Specialist is on a mission to help ...

IMF calls for major reforms to turn Zimbabwe's economy around

Zimbabwe needs a "broader reform and stabilization agenda" to sustain an almost yearlong effort by authorities to support the local ...

Navigating a new digital era means changing the world economic order

COVID-19 has accelerated the growth in the digital economy through a dramatic increase in working from home, online shopping, digital ...

Schwartzel on the rise in world golf rankings

Charl Schwartzel climbed 48 places on the latest list of the Official World Golf Ranking after his share of third ...

Sam Burns continues march up Ryder Cup standings

Sam Burns fell short of backing up his maiden PGA Tour victory with a win at the ATT Byron Nelson, ...

No NEFT service for 14 hours on May 23: RBI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 17 (ANI): The National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) service will not be available for 14 hours ...

Asian markets mixed as traders weigh recovery and new infections

Asian markets were mixed Monday as optimism about the global recovery was offset by concerns about a spike in new ...

Japan's accusations of Chinese military cyberattacks

Tokyo [Japan], May 17 (ANI): After Japanese police chief Mitsuhiro Matsumoto officially identified China as responsible for a cyberattack on ...

Bill Gates resigned in 2020 amid relationship with staffer

Washington [US], May 17 (ANI): Resignation of Bill Gates in 2020 from Microsoft's Board of Directors came after the board ...

Kyoung-Hoon Lee wins first PGA Tour event at ATT Byron Nelson

South Korean Kyoung-Hoon Lee won his first PGA Tour event on Sunday, shooting a 66 for a 4-stroke win at ...

'This Is Us' cast reacts to series ending news

Washington [US], May 16 (ANI): It is not only the fans of the American romantic drama 'This Is Us' who ...

Justin Timberlake enjoys day out with son

Washington [US], May 16 (ANI): American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake enjoyed the 'coolest' visit to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Walt ...

Can The West Devise An Alternative To China's Belt And Road?

Since it was announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has channeled hundreds ...

Macron hosts global summit on financing Africa's post-Covid recovery

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday hosts African leaders and the heads of global financial institutions for a summit meeting ...

France pledges billion euro loan to Sudan's transitional government

Sudan will be one step closer to paying off its foreign debt on Monday, after French President Emmanuel Macron promised ...

Macron says agreement in place to cancel Sudan's $5 billion IMF debt

Countries attending a conference, including the United States and Britain, have agreed to clear Sudan's arrears to the International Monetary ...

Macron hosts African leaders for summit on Sudan, post-Covid economy

France's President Emmanuel Macron is this week to host African heads of state and global financial leaders for twin summit ...

Ireland rejects Facebook bid to block regulatory data probe

Ireland's High Court has rejected Facebook's bid to block an investigation that could potentially stop data transfers from the European ...

The Coalition's debt far outstrips Labor's

Some commentators drew parallels between the deep deficits and soaring debt the Coalition embraced in last week's Budget and Labor's ...

Seaspiracy's Nightmarish Odyssey

Seaspiracy is a powerful new documentary about the hazardous, unruly world of industrial fishing and stomach-churning abuse, overuse, disregard for ...

Giants release official 2021 NFL schedule

Michael Eisen EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Three primetime road games, including Monday night contests against Super Bowl LV participants Kansas ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, May 18

MINSK -- Belarusian gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 2.5 percent in the first four months this year, the National ...

Macao banks' int'l business share rebounds in Q1

MACAO, May 18 (Xinhua) -- The proportion of international business in Macao's local banking sector rebounded in the first quarter ...

U.S. stocks fall as tech, communication services shares lag

NEW YORK, May 17 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks finished lower on Monday, weighed down by weakness in tech and communication ...

U.S. dollar weakens amid economic data

NEW YORK, May 17 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar moved lower in late trading on Monday, as market participants digested ...

Ryanair reports 815-mln-euro loss for fiscal year 2021

DUBLIN, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Europe's largest budget airline Ryanair on Monday reported a net loss of 815 million euros ...

Gold up on weak U.S. dollar

CHICAGO, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose on Monday ...

UN chief calls for continued int'l support for Sudan

UNITED NATIONS, May 17 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for continued international support for Sudan, ...

Chinese contractors win majority of mega projects in Africa

Beijing [China], May 17 (ANI): Despite accusations of debt-trap diplomacy by Beijing, Chinese companies are winning a majority of mega ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 1000 GMT, May 17

SEOUL -- South Korea's foreign currency deposit hit a record high last month amid strong demand from both companies and ...

China's central bank injects liquidity into market

BEIJING, May 17 (Xinhua) -- China's central bank pumped cash into the financial system through open market operations Monday to ...

China science, technology news summary -- May 16

BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The following is a summary of published science and technology news of China. MARS LANDING ...

Gabon, Costa Rica call for new UN protocol on wildlife trade

The United Nations Commission against Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice meeting kicked off in Vienna on Monday with a call ...

All these decades later, little 'JT' Bell gets his day at Miss. State - Mississippi Today

All these decades later, little 'JT' Bell gets his day at Miss. State Mississippi Today ...

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770 barges backed up on Mississippi River due to damaged bridge

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: Some 770 barges on the lower Mississippi River have backed up due to a damaged bridge near Memphis, ...

Following cyber attack on pipeline, Biden acts to stop online hacking

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity defenses.This follows recent high-profile incidents that ...

Rangers settle in at home, hope to start new streak vs. Yankees

The Texas Rangers experienced a week of frustration on the road and then returned home and played a flawless game ...

Book on landmark tunnel seen to propel tourism industry in Tinoc

TINOC, Ifugao, May 18 (PIA) - - Authorities in the province are hopeful that the launching of a book that ...

Tigers activate C Wilson Ramos off IL

The Detroit Tigers activated catcher Wilson Ramos from the 10-day injured list prior to Monday night's game against the host ...

Congressman Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking Charges

ORLANDO, FLA. - A Florida politician who emerged as a central figure in the Justice Department's sex trafficking investigation into ...

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