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Amazon court win defeats EU drive to tax corporations

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In a setback to competition chief Margrethe Vestager's campaign against preferential deals, Amazon won its fight against an ...

As alternative to electric, BMW hydrogen SUV on sale in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: BMW is introducing a limited series hydrogen fuel-cell powered SUV in 2022 as a zero-emission alternative to electric ...

Alaska Air buys Boeing 737 MAX, Embraer aircraft

SEATTLE, Washington: Alaska Airlines announced on May 12 its purchase of 13 737-9 MAX aircraft from Boeing, as well as ...

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 ...

To lure short features, YouTube to create $100 million fund

SAN BRUNO, California: Alphabet Inc's YouTube has announced it will launch a $100 million fund to pay content creators whose ...

American businesses in China voice concern over consumer boycotts

BEIJING, China: A group representing U.S. business interests in China has demanded that China end what it calls its "implicit ...

Tech stocks all the rage on Wall Street, Nasdaq gains more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply on Friday despite weak economic data.The moves on Wall Street mirrored ...

Tech companies join together to seek funding for chip manufacturing

WASHINGTON D.C.: A novel alliance of major chip purchasers, comprising Google, Apple, and Microsoft, and leading chip manufacturers, including Intel, ...

Gambling public returns as casinos have record breaking quarter

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey: America's casinos announced that they had matched their best-ever earnings during the first quarter of 2021. ...

Strong day on Asian markets, Japan's key index rises more than 2%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia ended the week on a positive note, with all the major indices rising ...

Mall operator Simon Property says recovery might take till 2023

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Results for the quarter ending March 31, 2021 exceeded expectations for real estate investment firm Simon Property Group ...

Washington looks to financial reforms to stop massive postal losses

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. House of Representatives is seeking solutions to reduce the $10 billion annual loss suffered by the ...

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 ...

Congo president names son among new government

The president of the Republic of Congo, has included his son among the new government.President Denis Sassou Nguesso son will ...

'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 ...

Oliveira 'lion of lions' KOs Chandler to win UFC lightweight belt

Brazil's Charles Oliveira rallied with brutal efficiency to knock out American Michael Chandler early in the second round at UFC ...

Spotify CEO says billionaire Arsenal owner rejected his bid for club

Spotify Technology SA Chief Executive Officer Daniel Ek said he made a bid for London's Arsenal Football Club that was ...

Twitter might be working on its subscription-based service

Washington [US], May 16 (ANI): Micro-blogging site Twitter had previously confirmed that it is exploring a paid subscription model for ...

DTI-SBCorp adopts digitalization for loan application

ILIGAN CITY, May 15 (PIA) -- To make government services closer to Filipinos during the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, ...

Iligan, Lanao del Norte MSMEs urged to tap COVID-19 loans

ILIGAN CITY, May 15 (PIA)--The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Lanao del Norte Provincial Office encouraged micro, small, and ...

US mounts pressure on Chinese firms to share audits

Washington DC [US], May 16 (ANI): A United States accounting oversight board proposed a draft rule to advance the implementation ...

Sam Burns takes one-shot lead into final round at Byron Nelson

Sam Burns maintained his lead with a 3-under 69 Saturday in the third round of the ATT Byron Nelson in ...

PIL seeking reduction of COVID vaccine price filed in HC

By Sushil BatraNew Delhi [India], May 15 (ANI): A public interest litigation has been moved in the Delhi High Court ...

Australia winning trade war with China

Perth [Australia], May 15 (ANI): Though China has imposed punitive trade restrictions on Australian coal, barley, meat and wine, it ...

IRB InvIT's Q4 distribution stands at Rs 2.50 per unit

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 15 (ANI): India's first listed infrastructure investment trust IRB InvIT said on Saturday it will be ...

Industry leaders hope lockdown to last till May-end: CARE

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 15 (ANI): A recent survey by CARE Ratings shows that a majority of industry leaders perceive ...

Pirates, fighting for their jobs, host Giants

If the Pittsburgh Pirates have reached the point of looking for good signs for the future as much as they ...

Disney World will no longer require guests to wear masks

Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): People planning a visit to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, now have a reason ...

Microsoft to release Dolby Vision gaming test for Xbox

Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): Dolby Vision gaming will soon be arriving on the Xbox Series X and S for ...

India's investment-grade rating remains under strain: Fitch

London [UK], May 15 (ANI): Downside pressures on India's creditworthiness remain prominent and the ongoing health crisis will depress economic ...

Shalby acquires implant assets from Consensus Orthopedics

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], May 15 (ANI): Multi-specialty hospital Shalby said on Saturday it has entered into a definitive agreement to ...

Rossari Biotech posts 37 pc revenue growth at Rs 218 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 15 (ANI): Speciality chemicals manufacturer Rossari Biotech has posted 37 per cent increase in its revenues ...

Sam Burns charges to lead at ATT Byron Nelson

Sam Burns, seeking wins in consecutive PGA Tour starts, fired a career-low, 10-under-par 62 on Friday to lead the ATT ...

Phil Mickelson receives special exemption into US Open

Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson has received a rare special exemption into the 121st US Open, where he will try ...

Second year of Covid-19 pandemic set to be far more deadly WHO chief

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the second year of the ongoing pandemic is set ...

With Eye on China, India and Europe to Restart Stalled Trade Talks

NEW DELHI - The decision by India and the European Union to restart stalled talks on a free trade pact ...

Naspers-Prosus share-swap deal remains a short-term fix

It's one of the most successful investments of all time. The $32 million (R452 million) that Naspers invested in China's ...

DTI 11 lines up series of training on virtual platforms for MSMEs

DAVAO CITY - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 11 has lined up several activities to equip the micro, ...

Powerships: How the multibillion-rand tender was (legally) rigged

The government's multibillion-rand emergency power programme rules were skewed towards a "predetermined end", evidence suggests.It treated leased powerships as new ...

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With 10,000 vacancies, McDonalds boosts pay for food workers

CHICAGO, Illinois: McDonald's Corporation announced on May 12 that it would increase the average hourly pay at its 660 corporate-owned ...

Amazon court win defeats EU drive to tax corporations

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In a setback to competition chief Margrethe Vestager's campaign against preferential deals, Amazon won its fight against an ...

As alternative to electric, BMW hydrogen SUV on sale in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: BMW is introducing a limited series hydrogen fuel-cell powered SUV in 2022 as a zero-emission alternative to electric ...

Alaska Air buys Boeing 737 MAX, Embraer aircraft

SEATTLE, Washington: Alaska Airlines announced on May 12 its purchase of 13 737-9 MAX aircraft from Boeing, as well as ...

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 ...

To lure short features, YouTube to create $100 million fund

SAN BRUNO, California: Alphabet Inc's YouTube has announced it will launch a $100 million fund to pay content creators whose ...

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