Tue, 25 Jun 2019

Ireland to play key roles on energy efficiency commission

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Loe Varadkar is to be appointed Honorary Patron of the International Energy Agency (IEA)'s new Global ...

Taiwanese carrier takes delivery of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Taiwanese airline EVA Air has taken delivery of the first of its order for twenty ...

Myanmar leader and Asian Development Bank president in talks

BANGKOK, Thailand - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao on Sunday ...

Fokker F28 aircraft put under scrutiny to advance safety research

RICHMOND, Virginia - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) has performed a crashworthiness test ...

$72 million housing development in Brooklyn gets underway

NEW YORK, New York - Construction has commenced on the Nevins Street Apartments complex, a $72 million mixed-use affordable and ...

Sanders' Proposal Would Cancel All Student Debt

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and two congressional representatives proposed legislation Monday to cancel $1.6 trillion in student loans by ...

Warner Bros. Names BBC's Ann Sarnoff as Its New CEO

NEW YORK - BBC executive Ann Sarnoff was named chief of Warner Bros. on Monday, making her the first woman ...

Zimbabwe Ends Decade of Dollarization in new currency reform

HARARE, ZIMABABWE - Zimbabwe made its interim currency the country's sole legal tender on Monday, ending a decade of dollarization ...

Trump's New Sanctions On Iran Target Supreme Leader Khamenei

U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing 'hard-hitting' sanctions on Iran, including on the office of Supreme Leader ...

Financials weigh on JSE

The JSE opened the week on the backfoot on Monday as it closed weaker mainly on the back of losses ...

Cautionary tale of tax incentives for cigarette makers from Zambia

Tobacco companies are zeroing in on one of the last global markets still ripe for exploitation: the African continent.Much of ...

Zim's dollar returns, a decade after it became worthless

Zimbabwe has brought back its own currency, the Zimbabwe dollar, just over a decade after its usefulness was destroyed by ...

Cash-in-transit company acted like unregulated bank, inquiry hears

Judge Raymond Zondo, the chairperson of the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture, said on Monday that the commission ...

Microsoft losing to Android greatest mistake ever, says Bill Gates

Washington [USA], June 24 (ANI): Google's triumph over Microsoft in the mobile business is irreversible and Bill Gates considers the ...

Microsoft planning a foldable Surface with Android apps: Report

Washington [USA], June 24 (ANI): Microsoft is reportedly planning to introduce a smaller Surface-like tablet that will have a foldable ...

RBI introduces 'Complaint Management System'

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Monday launched "Complaint Management System ...

Apple's Workaround Takes Bite Out of Tariffs

U.S. tech giant Apple has reportedly asked its major suppliers, mainly China-based manufacturers from Taiwan, to consider moving 15 to ...

IBM representatives visit Armenia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Pascale Xelot, Director for Developer Ecosystems & Startups of Europe at IBM, and Clemence Lebrun, Cloud Developer Advocate ...

Zim dollars only: Finance minister Ncube bans foreign currency

Foreign currencies are no longer acceptable as legal tender in Zimbabwe, with Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube saying Monday that the ...

'Get Israel off our backs': Palestinians react to Kushner plan

Analysts have rebuked the economic part of the United States' Middle East peace plan for failing to address the main ...

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Italy's minimal competition to host the 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy will host the 2026 Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee announced on June 24. The IOC, which organizes the ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro to Meet China's Xi for First Time at G-20

BRASILIA - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who criticized China last year for "buying" up his country, will meet with Chinese ...

Jury Finds Illinois Man Guilty of Murdering Chinese Student

A federal jury has convicted a former University of Illinois student of killing a visiting Chinese scholar in 2017.It took ...

Financials weigh on JSE

The JSE opened the week on the backfoot on Monday as it closed weaker mainly on the back of losses ...

Dutchman swims epic ice-skating course threatened by climate change

The Hague - A Dutchman on Monday completed a marathon swim along the route of the country's most famed ice ...

China's Gas Supplies Shadowed by Stalled Pipeline

After years of false starts and unexplained delays, China is still counting on completion of a new Central Asian gas ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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