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Restaurants, stadiums, party sites to reopen in Massachusetts

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Massachusetts restaurants will no longer be required to limit their seating capacities beginning March 1. Government sources say ...

China's Hong Guang Mini EV outselling Tesla's high-end cars

BEIJING, China: The Chinese public seems to have developed a penchant for the pocket-friendly Hong Guang Mini EV, priced at ...

Unemployment in Ireland reaches 25% due to pandemic

DUBLIN, Ireland - It will take until 2023 for Ireland to return to full employment following the Covid pandemic, Ireland's ...

Concerned about security, Biden seeks to produce supply chain goods

WASHINGTON, DC: In order to reduce the United States' reliance on the imports of advanced batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and ...

U.S. stocks breakdown continues, techs however gain

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were like a tug of war Friday. Industrials lost ground, while technology stocks ...

Ability to transfer money prevented by Wednesday failure at U.S. Fed

WASHINGTON, DC - Several payment services belonging to the U.S. Federal Reserve came to a standstill on Wednesday, including the ...

Stocks in Tokyo drop more than twelve hundred points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia were slammed on Friday sending the major indices tumbling."The bond market is signalling ...

US home values rise by 10% in one year

The US is witnessing the strongest housing market boom since 2014, with record-low mortgage rates and a limited supply of ...

Nelly Korda captures fourth career title at Gainbridge LPGA

Florida native Nelly Korda converted her third-round lead into a three-shot win on Sunday, carding a bogey-free round of 3-under ...

First of 28 heritage sites to be reconstructed in Indian ai

Nepal [Kathmandu], February 28 (ANI): The restoration work of Seto Macchindranath Temple, one of the 28 heritage sites which will ...

Livelihood kits help economic survival of PWDs

PAGADIAN CITY, Feb 28 (PIA) - The people with disabilities (PWDs) in Zamboanga del Sur are overjoyed to receive livelihood ...

Foundation stone laid for restoration of Seto temple

Kathmandu [Nepal], February 28 (ANI): Indian Ambassador Vinay Mohan Kwatra, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil ...

Hezbollah and Israel's richest were both welcome at a DRC bank

Swiss-based Afriland First Group SA star's performer is its banking unit in the Democratic Republic of Congo.Information provided by whistleblowers ...

Zimbabwean business leaders sound an unfamiliar note: optimism

Zimbabwe is reaping the benefits of a commodities boom and good summer rains that are bolstering farm output.A series of ...

At Bicoastal Globes on Sunday, 'Borat' Could Triumph

NEW YORK - When drained of glamour, what's left of the Golden Globes?That's one of the biggest questions heading into ...

Somalia Issues First License to Mobile Money Service

Somali officials on Saturday issued the country's first license to a mobile money service, bringing regulation to the widely used ...

Prasa CEO appointment marks beginning of new era: Mbalula

The Passenger Rail Agency (Prasa) of South Africa has not had a permanet CEO since the departure of Lucky Montana ...

US Peace Corps Marks 60 Years of Global Volunteerism

The U.S. Peace Corps turns 60 Monday.Since its establishment through executive order by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, ...

Ind-Ra upgrades FY21 credit growth estimates to 6.9 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 27 (ANI): India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has upgraded its FY21 credit growth estimates to 6.9 ...

Peace Corps Marks 60 Years of Global Volunteerism

The U.S. Peace Corps turns 60 Monday.Since its establishment through executive order by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, ...

Urdu Bulletin: Assembly Elections date announcement covered

New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): In today's editions various Urdu publications gave prominent coverage to the Election Commission's announcement ...

COVID-addled Spurs back home for Pelicans

The San Antonio Spurs play at home for the first time in 18 days when they host the New Orleans ...

How reading aloud can be an act of seduction

Reading aloud is an activity that we associate with the cosy comfort of children's bedtime stories. Certainly, children's classics from ...

MTN to fight Syria's decision to put its business under supervision

MTN says it plans to appeal a decision by the Syrian authorities to place its business under judicial guardianship, in ...

Aged care, death and taxes after the royal commission

The Governor General was handed the report of the aged care royal commission on Friday. It will be made public ...

Speaker Velasco hopes for earlier COVID-19 vaccine rollout

BOAC, Marinduque, Feb. 26 (PIA) -- Marinduque Representative and Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco recently expressed high hopes the country's ...

Rand slips as the reality of SA's debt trajectory sets in

The rand was the worst performing emerging market currency on Thursday, it weakened beyond R15/$ in the overnight session.The local ...

Skeptical Moody's sees SA debt burden rising

Ratings agency Moody's noted that although government's deficit forecasts have been revised lower, the country can't avoid a rising debt ...

Asia markets tumble as rate hike fears take hold

The rollout of vaccines, slowing of infections and Joe Biden's impending huge US stimulus are proving to be a double-edged ...

Kosovo Investigative Reporter Beaten in Midnight Attack

PRISTINA, KOSOVO - Kosovo journalist Visar Duriqi was returning to his apartment outside the capital, Pristina, just after midnight Thursday ...

Gov't encourages public to invest early

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 26 (PIA) -- The public is encouraged to invest for a retirement fund at an earlier age ...

Western Sahara returns to European Court of Justice

Luxembourg (AFP)The European Court of Justice is next week to discuss EU-Morocco accords allowing Rabat to export goods from Western ...

G20 finance chiefs talk Covid recovery, equitable access to vaccines

G20 finance ministers and central bankers gather on Friday for a video conference led by Italy, hoping to hammer out ...

The Artz gets Small Business Boost from Texans & Amegy Bank

Drew Dougherty The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on small businesses across the world. The Texans have ...

'State of the art in sport science innovation, technology'

Emory Healthcare and the Atlanta Falcons held a ribbon cutting on Thursday, officially opening the doors to a new musculoskeletal ...

Factbox: Four takeaways from China's poverty alleviation drive

BEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- Which lessons have China learned from its successful battle against poverty? New China Research, the ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Feb. 28

WASHINGTON -- The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a nonpartisan watchdog group, said Saturday that the House-approved 1.9-trillion-U.S.-dollar COVID-19 ...

China's bond market sees 4.3-trillion-yuan issuances in January

BEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- The total bond issuances in China amounted to 4.3 trillion yuan (about 664.5 billion U.S. ...

Roundup: U.S. equities post weekly losses amid rising bond yields

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks declined in the volatile past week as a surge in bond yields ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 1030 GMT, Feb. 27

WASHINGTON -- The Democrats-held House approved a 1.9-trillion-U.S.-dollar COVID-19 relief package early Saturday morning amid unanimous Republican opposition, sending the ...

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CDC cannot prevent landlords from evicting tenants, says court

TYLER, Texas: A federal judge on Thursday struck down as unconstitutional regulations preventing landlords from evicting residential tenants. The regulations ...

Restaurants, stadiums, party sites to reopen in Massachusetts

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Massachusetts restaurants will no longer be required to limit their seating capacities beginning March 1. Government sources say ...

China's Hong Guang Mini EV outselling Tesla's high-end cars

BEIJING, China: The Chinese public seems to have developed a penchant for the pocket-friendly Hong Guang Mini EV, priced at ...

Unemployment in Ireland reaches 25% due to pandemic

DUBLIN, Ireland - It will take until 2023 for Ireland to return to full employment following the Covid pandemic, Ireland's ...

Concerned about security, Biden seeks to produce supply chain goods

WASHINGTON, DC: In order to reduce the United States' reliance on the imports of advanced batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and ...

U.S. stocks breakdown continues, techs however gain

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were like a tug of war Friday. Industrials lost ground, while technology stocks ...

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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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