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Open-air markets in Central asia driving economic growth

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

Stock markets in Asia generally give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets were quiet on Friday, mostly trading in negative territory.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 92.41 ...

Google accused of spying on children

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal ...

U.S. stocks dive while greenback accelerates recent gains

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Thursday but the biggest market-mover was the U.S. Dollar which soared ...

Netherlands capital ponders new vision for 'red light district'

PanARMENIAN.Net - Amsterdam is considering moving part of its red light district indoors to an "erotic" complex where prostitutes no ...

Asian stocks boosted by big fall in coronavirus cases

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging news on the coronavirus front spurred a strong reaction on Asian stock markets on Thursday.The number ...

Hub for technology-based startups to be developed in Philippines

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Feb. 19 (PIA) - Silliman University (SU) and Ubix Corporation inked on Monday a deed of donation and ...

Wall Street makes solid gains as coronavirus fears recede

NEW YORK, New York - U. S. stocks were solidly higher on Wednesday. The dollar too made good ground, particularly ...

We?re taking short-term pain to build a bigger Discovery, says Gore

Discovery will reverse the shocking loss in its UK VitalityLife in the next financial year, and shareholders who are concerned ...

Measuring Central Asia's shadow economies

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

China's Economy at Risk From Epidemic Recovery Cures

As China's economy struggles to recover from the damage of the coronavirus, it may be in more danger from excessive ...

Pressure and expulsions: The trials of foreign media in China

China's expulsion of three Wall Street Journal reporters this week over a headline that displeased Beijing highlights the precarious status ...

What the Trump budget says about the administration's health priorities

The Trump administration recently released its budget blueprint for the 2021 fiscal year, the first steps in the complex budgetary ...

Coronavirus to hit India's cut polished diamond industry: ICRA

New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI): The coronavirus impact in China coupled with weak demand conditions in key markets is ...

Groupe ADP to hold 49% stake in GMR Airports Limited

New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI): GMR Infrastructure Limited (GIL) announced on Thursday it has signed a Share Purchase Agreement ...

Australia, we need to talk about who governs our city-states

In 1971, a Time magazine article, titled "Should New York City Be the 51st State?", observed:Of course, the United States ...

Local bourse erases earlier gains as risk aversion returns

The JSE erased earlier gains to close softer on Thursday as pressure mounted on European stocks. The local bourse had ...

Northeast to become 'Samasya Mukt' by 2024: Home Minister

Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that the vision of Prime Minister ...

Equities remain range-bound, Cipla falls by 2.4 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed 0.37 per cent lower on Thursday as concerns over the ...

Amplats appoints Anglo American's Natascha Viljoen as its new CEO

Anglo American Platinum has announced Natascha Viljoen as its new CEO following the decision of Chris Griffith to step down.Viljoen, ...

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Williamson, Taylor ensure New Zealand head India

Wellington - Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor combined to ensure New Zealand held a first innings lead in the first ...

India all out for 165 against NZ in first test

Wellington [New Zealand], Feb 22 (ANI): New Zealand restricted India to a total of 165 runs as the visiting country ...

David Gower names his T20 World Cup finalists

Cape Town - Former England captain David Gower has named the two sides he believes will contest this year's T20 ...

3 key match-ups for Wales v France in Six Nations

Cardiff - France head into round three of the Six Nations this weekend atop the table having kicked off their ...

Jamieson walks tall with dream debut for New Zealand

Wellington - The towering Kyle Jamieson had a dream Test debut for New Zealand with three wickets, including the prized ...

Cap-heavy Wales seek to derail rejuvenated French

Cardiff - Wales have opted for experience in their bid to derail Six Nations table toppers France and stay alive ...

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