Sunday, January 20, 2019
A massive fire swept through a temple in India's southern Kerala state on Sunday, killing nearly 100 people and injuring more than 200 who had gathered for a fireworks display to mark the start of the local Hindu new...
Palm oil production in Malaysia, the world’s second largest producer, is expected to increase by 15.5 per cent this year and will grow by 2.5 per cent in 2018, the government said on Friday. Malaysian output is forecast to rise...
Coca-Cola reported a jump in third-quarter profits Wednesday due to lower expenses as it broadens offerings of non-cola drinks to offset sluggish demand for its namesake product in North America. Earnings for the quarter ending September 29 came in at...
Bank of Japan’s balance sheet bigger than nation’s GDP - The Central Bank of Japan has become the first among G7 nations to own assets collectively worth more than the country’s entire economy, following a half-decade spending spree designed to...
Qatar has set a temporary minimum wage for migrant workers worth around $200 a month, aside from free accommodation. The country’ s labour minister announced Thursday, the benchmark reform following widespread criticism of Doha’s preparations for the 2022 World Cup. Issa...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked the global central banks to keep watch over the improving financial system across the world, as there are looming dangers in the form of rising financial risks. The warning came, as there were...
Trade war: China’s trade surplus with U.S. reduces - Official data on Wednesday showed that China’s trade surplus with the United States declined in July after President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on Chinese goods in a showdown between the world’s...
Govt criminalizes Writing on currency notes - Any damage caused to currency notes and coins by tearing, burning, writing and drawing lines on them without the order of authorised person will be crime in Nepal. Nepal authorities said on Thursday in...
Trump and Xi Jinping: China, US Trade war escalates - The United States escalated its trade war against China, slapping steep tariffs on another $16 billion in Chinese goods on Thursday. The move triggered a swift tit-for-tat retaliation from Beijing, even...
Venezuela’s Inflation hits 1 million% as currency exchanges 119,900 bolivar to 1$ - Venezuelans need 100,000 bolivar to buy a stick of cigarette and one billion to buy a pair of reading glasses and 119,900 Venezuela’s bolivar to exchange for...
The British Pound Sterling slipped to a near three-week low against the dollar on Monday as investors focused on underlying weakness in the British economy and the governing Conservatives gathered for what could be a fraught party conference. Data on...
Two Chinese Sukhoi Su-30 jets have conducted an “unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. aircraft, the U.S. military said. The U.S. WC-135 plane was on a mission to detect radiation in international airspace over the East China Sea. One of the Chinese...
French President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity rating slumped a further 14 points in August to hit 40 percent, following a sharp 10-point drop the previous month, according to a poll released Sunday. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe also saw his popularity fall...
US President Donald Trump has arrived in Israel as he continues his first foreign trip. He flew in from Saudi Arabia, a key US ally, where he gave a speech to Arab and Muslim leaders at a summit. Mr Trump will...
France on Thursday banned politicians from employing their spouses or children as parliamentary assistants under rules adopted in response to a scandal involving former Prime Minister, Francois Fillon and his wife. The law, one of the first to be approved...
The euro slipped against the dollar on Monday after a violence-marred independence vote in Spain’s Catalonia region and as higher U.S. Treasury yields drove the dollar up across the board. Investors were watching the political situation in Spain nervously, after...
President Donald Trump has invited Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte to the White House “to discuss the importance of the United States-Philippines alliance,” according to a White House readout of the leaders’ phone call on Saturday. “It was a very friendly...
President Barack Obama spent the past four days in Europe visiting his two oldest and closest foreign political allies, spending considerable political capital on issues close to their hearts. The time and energy put into the visits to London and...
North Korea launched four ballistic missiles on Monday in another challenge to President Donald Trump. Three of the missiles landed provocatively close to America’s ally Japan, AFP reports. Seoul and Washington began annual joint military exercises last week that always infuriate...
The Global economy is expected to grow by 3.5 per cent this year, and would edge higher to 3.6 per cent by 2018, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), forcasts have indicated. The world financial body in a release yesterday by...
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