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Hyundai, LG Energy weigh building battery plants in US Georgia

SEOUL, South Korea: Online news outlet Dailian has reported that South Korean companies Hyundai Motor Co and LG Energy Solution ...

New Zealand stocks rally despite lethargy on other Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia on Wednesday took their cue from Wall Street overnight with limited moves ...

Italy to raise billions with windfall tax on energy companies

ROME, Italy: A draft of the government's 2023 budget seen by Reuters indicates that Italy plans to charge energy companies ...

Rolls-Royce and easyJet upbeat about hydrogen-powered jet engine

LONDON, England: In a world aviation first, British company Rolls-Royce has announced that it has successfully tested a hydrogen-powered aircraft ...

Nasdaq Composite drops 66 points in otherwise uneventful day

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets remained on edge on Tuesday, with the major indices all finishing flat ...

Twitter signing up two million users per day, says Musk

SAN Francisco, California: As he struggles with a mass exodus of advertisers and users switching to other platforms, Twitter Chief ...

Raids begin in Tokyo Olympics corruption investigation

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese prosecutors raided the headquarters of advertising company Dentsu, as part of a widening investigation into corruption during ...

U.S. stocks drop sharply following Chinese protests, Nasdaq sheds 177 points

NEW YORK, New York - Concern about the spreading of Covid-19 across China kept investors on edge Monday, with all ...

UK holds $65 million in alleged criminal bank account

LONDON, England: The UK National Crime Agency has obtained a civil recovery order for some $65 million of suspected criminal ...

Holiday iPhone shipments threatened by unrest at Foxconn plant

TAIPEI, Taiwan: After thousands of employees quit, Foxconn's flagship Zhengzhou iPhone plant in China anticipates a reduction in November shipments, ...

Stocks markets across Asia Pacific rattled by protests in China

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Widespread protests sweeping through a number of cities in China sent jitters through Asian stock markets ...

US targets Huawei, ZTE technology, bans all imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. is banning the importation of all communications equipment made by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE, citing ...

US smartphones record 48% of $9 billion online sales on Black Friday

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Just-released sales results show U.S. consumers spent a record $9.12 billion in online purchases during ...

Workers to decide on joining union at new Ohio auto battery plant

WARREN, Ohio: Next month, workers at a General Motors-LG Energy battery cell manufacturing plant in Ohio will decide whether to ...

Self-driving Tesla software available in North America, says Musk

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has announced that Tesla's Full Self-Driving Beta software is now available in North America. The electric ...

After eight fires, braking problems, Ford recalling 700,000 SUV's

DETROIT, Michigan: Ford Motor Co. announced this week that it is recalling 737,000 vehicles in the U.S. due to a ...

Ghana to purchase oil with gold as foreign cash reserves dwindle

ACCRA, Ghana: Ghana's Vice-President, Mahamudu Bawumia, said on Facebook this week that due to dwindling foreign currency reserves, the country's ...

To combat shoplifting, stores install more cameras before holiday

LOPS ANGELES, California: To deter shoplifters and thieves during the post-COVID-19-pandemic rush of holiday shoppers this year, many U.S. retailers, ...

"Overdue recognition of important relationship between India and Australia": Australian expert on trade deal

By Ayushi AgarwalNew Delhi [India] November 30 (ANI): Calling the trade deal between India and Australia "important" and "an overdue ...

China would be facing serious geopolitical, other challenges during Xi's third term: Report

Beijing [China], November 30 (ANI): China faces a once-in-a-generation economic challenge and the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP's) decisions will significantly ...

EU chief's assessment of Ukrainian casualties deleted

Ursula von der Leyen had earlier said around 100,000 Kiev troops had been killed to dateA claim about the number ...

US: Russian Attacks on Ukrainian Infrastructure Will Not Divide West

The United States said Wednesday that Russia's weeks-long campaign targeting attacks on Ukraine's vital heating, electrical and water infrastructure would ...

China Vows 'Resolute' Crackdown as Protests Mount

China's ruling Communist Party vowed a new crackdown on demonstrations against the government's tough anti-COVID-19 restrictions even as police clashed ...

India-Australia ECTA to enter into force on Dec 29, duties on 100 pc tariff lines to be eliminated

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (Ind-Aus ECTA) will enter into force on December ...

India's GDP growth in July-Sep quarter in line with most market participants' expectations: CEA

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): Chief Economic Advisor V Anantha Nageswaran on Wednesday said the country's gross domestic product ...

100,000 Ukrainian soldiers have died in conflict EU

Ursula von der Leyen provided the estimate, adding that around 20,000 civilian lives have also been lostEuropean Commission president Ursula ...

EU chief's comment on Ukrainian military losses retracted

Ursula von der Leyen had earlier said around 100,000 Kiev troops had been killed to dateA claim about the number ...

Kiev reacts to redacted EU assessment of its casualties

The number of killed troops is 'sensitive? and up for President Vladimir Zelensky to voice, his spokesman told mediaA claim ...

India's economy slows to 6.3 pc in July-Sep quarter

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): India's gross domestic product (GDP) slowed to 6.3 per cent during the July-September (Q2) ...

EU chief estimates Ukraine's military losses

Ursula von der Leyen claimed that around 100,000 Ukrainian troops have been killed in conflict with RussiaEuropean Commission president Ursula ...

EU Seeks Special Court for Russian Crimes Against Ukraine

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen called Wednesday for a special court to prosecute Russian crimes against Ukraine.Von der ...

China's factory activity shrinks amid COVID-19 resurgence

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's manufacturing sector came in ...

India-Australia trade deal expected to boost gems, jewellery sector; annual volume seen at USD 2 bln

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): The India-Australia trade agreement is expected to unlock millions of dollars of additional trade ...

The energy crisis is a major threat to the world. Is there a way out

How anti-Russian sanctions, a planned transition to greener fuels, and the West's short-sighted financial policies reaped a whirlwindThe West is ...

Govt to release Q2 GDP data at 5.30 pm today

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): The government will release the gross domestic product for the July-September (the second quarter) ...

Worst largely over for Rupee, may appreciate towards 80/USD by end of 2022-23, says ICICI Direct

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): The rupee has come substantially off its all-time low. Currently, it is trading around ...

"Date is set": India, Australia trade deal to enter into force on December 29

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): The Aus-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA) will enter into force on 29 ...

Indian stock indices steady but around their all-time highs

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): Indian stock indices traded largely steady on Wednesday morning and continued to stay at ...

In numbers: Why Chinese Dream matters to global economy

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- A decade after the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation was first ...

India to showcase Nagaland's Hornbill Festival at G20

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): India is planning to showcase Nagaland's Hornbill Festival after it assumes the G-20 presidency ...

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Scores dead after 5.6 magnitude quake rocks Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The casualty toll in Monday's magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Indonesia keeps rising.At the latest count on Tuesday, ...

Sanctions, drop in demand cause Russian car sales to collapse

MOSCOW, Russia: As Western sanctions are sending annual car sales in Russia crashing to below 1 million for the first ...

Northwest Ohio residents on alert after 40,000 minks released

CLEVELAND, Ohio: After vandals broke into a farm and released up to 40,000 minks from their cages this week, thousands ...

US approves new terminal at JFK Airport in New York

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York state Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ...

Jump in UK windfall profit tax on energy companies approved

LONDON: In a bid to raise tens of billions of pounds to fill a major shortfall in public finances, the ...

Cambodian prime minister leaves G20 after positive COVID test

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen was forced to return home early this week from the G20 Summit ...

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