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Thai government considering partners other than China for Kra Canal

BANGKOK, Thailand - In a major blow to China, Thailand has claimed that many countries including India, the U.S., as ...

U.S. dollar jumps in Asia, stocks weaken

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks on Asian markets were considerably lower on Thursday after a Fed announcement assuring that interest ...

Asian stocks mostly stronger Wednesday, China's main index slips

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday, as was the U.S. dollar.The Australian market did best ...

China's Economy Sends Mixed Signals on Recovery and Demand

China's economy has sent mixed signals on its recovery in a little over a week as retail sales rose slightly ...

Centre approves creation of National Technical Textiles Mission

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): To promote technical textiles in the country, the Central government has approved the proposal ...

Equity indices close lower on profit booking, Dr Reddy's up 10 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices swung into the red territory during second half of trading session ...

Equity indices trade higher, pharma stocks rally

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded higher during early hours on Friday amid mixed cues from ...

Mayer, 17, foils Playoff drivers with win at Bristol

A 17-year-old stole the thunder from the Playoff drivers at Thunder Valley. Driving in a part-time role for GMS Racing, ...

Equity indices nudge lower on weak global cues, banking stocks dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 17 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Thursday on the back of ...

Asian Markets Plunge Thursday

Asian markets sustained losses across the board Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve failed to offer a new pandemic economic ...

Can we use the RAAF to bring home stranded Aussies overseas?

Amid mounting concern about Australians stranded overseas during COVID-19, Labor leader Anthony Albanese has offered a solution.This week, he suggested ...

Hitachi scraps UK nuclear power plant project

| After Huawei, spotlight on China's role in UK nuclear powerAs recently as last month, Hitachi's Horizon Nuclear subsidiary had ...

New Ford Endeavour Sport Arrives At Dealer - First Look Video

Ford India has officially teased the Endeavour Sport edition on social media, and confirmed that it is coming soon. It ...

2020 Toyota Yaris gets 5 Star Safety Rating in EURO Ncap Crash Test

Yaris is the first car to undergo crash test as per the updated EURO NCAP testing normsOEMs across the globe ...

Tokyo stocks close slightly higher after halt in yen's appreciation

TOKYO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed slightly higher Friday as investors were heartened by a halt in the ...

S. Korea's overseas direct investment keeps falling for 2nd quarter

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's overseas direct investment kept falling for two straight quarters through the second quarter ...

Tokyo stocks flat in morning after halt in yen's rise

TOKYO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks were flat Friday morning as buybacks on a halt in the yen's appreciation ...

Tokyo stocks open slightly higher after halt in yen's appreciation

TOKYO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks opened slightly higher on Friday as a halt in the yen's rise triggered ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Sept. 17

ISLAMABAD -- After the passage of three Financial Action Task Force (FATF) related bills on Wednesday by a joint session ...

Roundup: Tokyo stocks close lower on yen's rise after Fed's rate forecast

TOKYO, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve indicating its interest rates will ...

Tokyo stocks close lower on yen's rise after Fed's rate forecast

TOKYO, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve indicating its interest rates will ...

Sony PlayStation 5 to launch in November

TOKYO: Sony said on Thursday (Sep 17)the next-generation PlayStation 5 console will belaunchedin Singapore on Nov 19, priced at S$599 ...

US says WeChat users will not be penalised

WeChat users will not face civil or criminal penalties even if the United States bans the Chinese-owned messaging app through ...

Kia Motors halts work at factories near Seoul as 8 workers contract COVID-19- Union official

Kia Motors has suspended production at all of its factories near Seoul from late on Wednesday as eight of its ...

New Zealand plunges into recession as economy shrinks record 12%

WELLINGTON: New Zealand plunged into recession for the first time in a decade Thursday (Sep 17), as data confirmed a ...

Australian unemployment falls, raising recovery hopes

Australia's unemployment rate fell slightly to 6.8 percent in August, spurring hopes that the worst of a coronavirus-fuelled recession may ...

Electric vehicle charge network ChargePoint nears deal to go public- Sources

ChargePoint Inc, one of the world's oldest and largest electric vehicle charging networks, is nearing a deal to go public ...

Exclusive- In the weeds - How Bayer, US government teamed up against Thailand's glyphosate ban

Chemicals giant Bayer and the U.S. government cooperated closely last year to lobby Thailand to reverse its ban on glyphosate, ...

Huawei phone prices rise in China on fears of chip shortage

Chinese consumers are rushing to buy smartphones from Huawei Technologies Co Ltd featuring its high-end Kirin chips, fearing curbs on ...

Southwest says half of grounded Boeing 737-800 planes back in service

Southwest Airlines Co said on Thursday it has now returned to service about half the 115 Boeing 737-800 aircraft it ...

US-China investment flows slide to nine year-low as bilateral tensions escalate

Investment between the United States and China tumbled to a nine-year low in the first half of 2020, hit by ...

'It's their call'- Australia regulator dares Facebook to block news content

Facebook Inc will be "weakened" if it stops Australians from sharing news so the company can avoid paying for content ...

ByteDance rival Kuaishou aims to raise up to US$5 billion in Hong Kong IPO s

Chinese online short video start-up Kuaishou aims to raise up to US$5 billion in a Hong Kong initial public offering ...

The Musk Method- Learn from partners, then go it alone

Elon Musk is hailed as an innovator and disruptor who went from knowingnext tonothing about building carsto running the world's ...

The future is cyborg- Kaspersky study finds support for human augmentation

LONDON: Nearly two thirds of people in leading Western European countries would consider augmenting the human body with technology to ...

ByteDance's bid to keep most of TikTok faces major hurdles

China's ByteDance faces an uphill struggle to convince the White House to allow it to keep majority ownership of its ...

GM faces unexpected bills as India-China tensions delay sale of India plants

Delays to General Motors' sale of its Indian plant to Great Wall Motor due to tensions between India and China ...

Malaysia's Top Glove quarterly profit soars on coronavirus-driven demand

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian glove maker Top Glove Corporation reported a multi-fold jump in quarterly profit on Thursday (Sep 17), beating ...

France's Le Maire- We will fight Bridgestone's plan to close Bethune factory

The French government is looking into options to try to save jobs and prevent the closure of the Bethune tyre ...

Deloitte hit with record 15 million pound fine for Autonomy audit

Britain's accounting regulator said on Thursday it has fined Deloitte a record 15 million pounds (US$19.4 million) for its audit ...

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Stocks in Asia rise as U.S. dollar continues fall

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia broadly rose on Friday in a positive end to the week.The Australian bourse ...

Thai government considering partners other than China for Kra Canal

BANGKOK, Thailand - In a major blow to China, Thailand has claimed that many countries including India, the U.S., as ...

U.S. dollar jumps in Asia, stocks weaken

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks on Asian markets were considerably lower on Thursday after a Fed announcement assuring that interest ...

Asian stocks mostly stronger Wednesday, China's main index slips

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday, as was the U.S. dollar.The Australian market did best ...

China's Economy Sends Mixed Signals on Recovery and Demand

China's economy has sent mixed signals on its recovery in a little over a week as retail sales rose slightly ...

Centre approves creation of National Technical Textiles Mission

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): To promote technical textiles in the country, the Central government has approved the proposal ...

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