Tue, 18 Jan 2022

At auction, $3.3 million paid for single page of Spiderman comic

DALLAS, Texas: The original drawings of a single comic book page from a 1984 issue of Spiderman has sold for ...

Nikkei 225 advances more than two hundred points, Hang Seng slips

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher Monday, although the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lagged.The U.S. ...

Seeking money for programming, Netflix raises monthly price to $15.49

LOS ANGELES, California: Netflix has raised its monthly subscription price from $13.99 to $15.49 per month in the United States. ...

British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Delta Airlines reports $408 million quarterly loss due to Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: With a business slowdown caused by a COVID-19 surge in December, Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in ...

Outpacing industry, TSMC set for huge chip manufacturing expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), a supplier of Apple, Qualcomm and other major tech companies, has ...

NYC Mandarin Oriental Hotel bought by Indian billionaire Ambani

NEW YORK CITY, New Your: Mukesh Ambani, India's wealthiest person, has gained a controlling stake in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel ...

At $100 billion valuation, Ford races past General Motors

DETROIT, Michigan: The market value of Ford Motor Company has reached over $100 billion for the first time, as more ...

Proposal claims insulation could save UK households 500 pounds a year

LONDON, England: According to the Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group (EEIG), made up of business organizations and charities, improved insulation could ...

Volatile day on Wall Street, Dow loses more than two hundred points

NEW YORK, New York - American and global stock markets traded lower on Friday as U.S. Treasury and European bond ...

Judge rules gruyere cheese name not owned by Europe's Gruyere region

RICHMOND, Virginia: A U.S. federal judge has ruled that Gruyere cheese does not have to come from the Gruyere region ...

Chinese education company fires 60,000 due to government restrictions

BEIJING, China: In response to Beijing's sweeping overhaul of the private education industry, New Oriental Education, China's largest private education ...

Asian stocks slide while U.S. dollar correction accelerates

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Concerns about interest rate highs and mounting inflation kept buyers at bay on Asian markets on ...

Twitter, Reddit, Google parent get subpoenaed by Jan 6 House committee

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol subpoenaed Meta, Alphabet, Twitter, and ...

Sajha Yatayat to run electric minibusses on Lalitpur inner roads

LALITPUR, Nepal - Sajha Yatayat, a Nepali public transportation bus system, says it is preparing to run electric minibusses on ...

Major falls on Wall Street as technology shares tumble

NEW YORK, New York - Major falls in Amazon and Microsoft undermined U.S. stocks on Thursday.The technology sector took the ...

Whole Foods says rights violated in preventing staff to wear slogans

AUSTIN, Texas: In a court filing, Whole Foods has said that the U.S. forcing it to allow its employees to ...

Japan's Panasonic offers staff four day work week

TOKYO, Japan: Panasonic said it will offer its Japanese workers a four-day work week, in a bid to improve productivity ...

Stocks in Asia run into brick wall, Australian market the exception

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Asia came under pressure on Thursday, although the Australian market gained.U.S. inflation fears were ...

In U.S. $2.9 billion paid out to cash-strapped tenants in November

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Treasury Department has announced that states and localities paid out $2.9 billion of rental assistance in ...

Papa Johns plans to open over 1,350 stores in China

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky: International pizza chain Papa Johns plans to open over 1,350 stores in South China by 2040, in partnership ...

Wall Street moves higher despite dollar dive

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks moved higher on Wednesday, in line with a global trend."The Nasdaq went down ...

Self-driving tractors are next big change for farmers

MOLINE, Illinois: Self-steering tractors are nothing new to Minnesota farmer Doug Nimz, who, four years ago, first used a new ...

UN Chief: Global Economic Recovery Uneven

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged international business leaders and economists on Monday to do their part to make post-COVID19 economic ...

China throws down the gauntlet in chip war with US

Beijing is speeding up efforts to boost microchip output in a push for self-sufficiencyChina's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said ...

COVID-19 continues to take political, economic toll on U.S.

© Provided by Xinhua The federal government faced a significant setback in its efforts to curb the virus spread when ...

FTA marks new phase in India-UK strategic, trade relationship: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): India-UK strategic and trade relationship has been boosted with the recent Free Trade Agreement ...

Gspatial.ai- One of its kind platform for bulk historical air quality and weather data launched

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 17 (ANI/NewsVoir): Ambee, a climate intelligence company that supplies hyperlocal environmental data in real-time, has launched ...

Top banker resigns over violating Covid-19 restrictions

Credit Suisse says former boss broke quarantine rulesCredit Suisse chairman Antonio Horta-Osorio resigned after just eight months on the job ...

Kings Infra creates a world record by harvesting 80 gm L Vannamei Shrimps

Kochi (Kerala) [India], January 17 (ANI/NewsVoir): Kings Infra Venture Limited, a technology-driven sustainable aquaculture company, has set a world record ...

40 new Indians enter billionaire club in 2021 while incomes of 84 per cent households decline: Oxfam

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): During 2021, 40 new Indians became billionaires, taking the total count to 142, while ...

Sri Lanka struggles to repay loans, China's 'debt trap' for developing countries

Beijing [China], January 17 (ANI): China's loans to Sri Lanka have been a contentious subject, with fears that the government ...

Pandemic mysteriously disappears

The digital board game ?Pandemic? has been pulled from all platforms, developers give no reasonSteam users have noticed that the ...

Xi stresses both ecological conservation and economic growth

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- China should never grow the economy at the cost of resource ...

Xi voices confidence in the future of China's economy

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- "We have every confidence in the future of China's economy," Chinese ...

Wealth of 10 richest person doubled while incomes of 99 per cent people declined during pandemic

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): The world's ten richest men more than doubled their fortunes from $700 billion to ...

China's surveyed urban unemployment rate drops in 2021

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- China's job market remained generally stable in 2021, with the surveyed ...

Sensex up 98 points, Nifty soars past 18,300 mark; Maruti, TCS, NTPC surge

Mumbai [India], January 17 (ANI): The Indian equities markets key indices rose on Monday with Sensex gaining 98 points and ...

Oxfam: World's 10 Richest Men Doubled Wealth During COVID Pandemic

PARIS - The world's 10 wealthiest men doubled their fortunes during the first two years of the coronavirus pandemic as ...

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Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

FedEx asks US to let it install laser defenses to planes

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: FedEx is seeking permission to arm its cargo planes with defensive systems to thwart attacks by heat-seeking missiles. ...

Australians rejoice in potential death of Djokovic's sporting career

Not since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin has a government tried to prevent an athlete from competing in a sporting ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

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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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