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Hong Kong's Hang Seng close down over two percent, greenback rises

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares were mostly weaker in Asia on Monday, while the U.S. dollar and the Japanese yen ...

Shanghai to play increasingly important role as financial center

NEW YORK, New York, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai is expected to play an increasingly important role as a financial ...

Property owners in Buffalo accused of exposing families to lead poison

BUFFALO, New York A number of companies and individuals renting homes to predominantly impoverished Black communities are being sued for ...

Trump's executive order to ban TikTok heading for the courts

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - TikTok has asked a federal judge in Washington to block the Trump administration from enacting a ban ...

Women's buying power reshaping SA property market

There has been a steady increase in women's buying power in the residential property market, according to data analysed by ...

J-K govt signs MoU with Army to operationalise Kishtwar Airstrip

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 21 (ANI): The Government of Jammu and Kashmir and the Indian Army on Monday ...

Retailers rethinking business models for survival - survey

Despite retail trade confidence edging up in the third quarter of the year, underlying business conditions remain tough and retailers ...

SCUF offers highest interest rate

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI/NewsVoir): Even as other banks and NBFCs have slashed interest rate on fixed deposits in ...

Bajaj Finance FD helps in financial planning

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], September 21 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Amid falling repo rates and steps taken by RBI for injecting liquidity in ...

560 Global Corporations Urge Government Action to Protect Nature

Hundreds of the world's biggest companies are calling on governments "to act with courage and urgency" to protect the world's ...

Increase in China's Warplane Activity Starts to Unnerve Taiwanese

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The increasing number of air force incursions from China is starting to fray nerves among ordinary Taiwanese, ...

Cyril Ramaphosa | 75 years of the UN: Reform is needed

Dear Fellow South African,The United Nations will this week begin the 75th session of its General Assembly, where the nations ...

Khambatta Securities gives buy call on G G Engineering

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 21 (ANI/NewsVoir): BSE listed G G Engineering (An authorized OEM for Tata motors), has been given ...

Here's the complete list of winners at 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards

Los Angeles [USA], September 21 (ANI): The Primetime Emmy Awards that took place on Sunday (local time) bestowed some of ...

HBO's 'Succession' wins Outstanding Drama Series at Emmys 2020

Los Angeles [US], September 21 (ANI): HBO's drama series 'Succession' has won an Emmy award for 'Outstanding Drama Series'. Succession ...

Andrij Parekh wins Emmy Award for directing 'Succession'

Los Angeles [USA], September 21 (ANI): Andrij Parekh on Sunday (local time) won the Primetime Emmy Award for directing the ...

'Watchmen' wins big, gets Emmy Award for Oustanding Limited Series

Los Angeles [USA], September 21 (ANI): American superhero drama 'Watchmen,' on Sunday (local time) won the Primetime Emmy Award in ...

Uzo Aduba wins Emmy 2020 for her supporting role in 'Mrs America'

Los Angeles [USA], September 21 (ANI): Uzo Aduba on Sunday (local time) won the third Primetime Emmy Award of her ...

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II takes home Emmy for his role in 'Watchmen'

Los Angeles [US], September 21 (ANI): American actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has won an Emmy award for Outstanding Supporting Actor ...

Maria Schrader wins direction accolade for 'Unorthodox' at Emmys 2020

Los Angeles [US], September 21 (ANI): German director Maria Schrader has won an Emmy Award for 'Outstanding Directing for a ...

Regina King wins Emmy 2020 for her lead role in 'Watchmen'

Los Angeles [USA], September 21 (ANI): Academy-award winning actor Regina King on Sunday (local time) won the Emmy Award 2020 ...

Schitt's Creek adjudged Outstanding Comedy Series at Emmys 2020

Los Angeles [US], September 21 (ANI): Netflix's sitcom 'Schitt's Creek' has won an Emmy Award for 'Outstanding Comedy Series'. So ...

Andrew Cividino, Dan Levy win Emmy 2020 for helming 'Schitt's Creek'

Los Angeles [US], September 21 (ANI): Leaving their seven other contenders trailing, Andrew Cividino and Dan Levy won the Emmy ...

Eugene Levy wins Emmy for his portrayal in 'Schitt's Creek'

Los Angeles [US], September 21 (ANI): Canadian actor Eugene Levy won the Emmy Award for 'Outstanding Actor in a Comedy ...

Yes government debt is cheap, but that doesn't mean it comes risk-free

The financial response of Western governments to the COVID-19 crisis has been gargantuan, with boosts to health expenditure, enhanced JobSeeker-like ...

Gauteng e-tolls: Sanral urges govt to make a decision - report

The South African National Roads Agency needs the government to make a decision on the future of electronic tolls in ...

Gauteng e-tolls: Sanral urges govt to make a decision - reports

The South African National Roads Agency needs the government to make a decision on the future of electronic tolls in ...

Elon Musk's showy events gin up hype Tesla doesn?t always live up to

Tesla was less than 20 months removed from its initial public offering and hadn't delivered its first Model S sedans ...

Agriculture sector Bills will turn farmers into slaves: DMK

New Delhi [India], September 20 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP TKS Elangovan on Sunday said that the Bills on ...

Ilocos Sur youth to execute online the 7-day A.N.N.A.K Congress

ILOCOS SUR, Sept. 20 (PIA) - In contrast with previous years, the Panlalawigang Pederasyon ng mga Sangguniang Kabataan's (PPSK) A.N.N.A.K. ...

Trump Backs Proposed Deal to Keep TikTok Operating in US

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump said Saturday he's given his blessing to a proposed deal that would see the ...

Feds Intercept Envelope with Ricin Sent to White House, Officials Say

WASHINGTON - An envelope addressed to the White House contained a substance identified as ricin, a deadly poison, several media ...

Tigers skipper Gardenhire retires with 8 games left

Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire announced his retirement Saturday, effective immediately, with eight games remaining in the team's season. Gardenhire, ...

New Zealand's McMillan pulls out from Bangladesh coaching role

Former New Zealand cricketer Craig McMillan on Saturday pulled out as Bangladesh's batting consultant for their series in Sri Lanka ...

Uncertain future for migrant workers, in a post-pandemic world

Gary Ryhhart, Senior Specialist on Employers' Activities, ILO, by Gary RyhnartGary Rynhart: When COVID-19 spread around the world, many migrants ...

LMP prexy donates automated payment machines to LGUs, NGAs

ILOCOS SUR, Sept. 19 (PIA) - League of the Municipalities of the Philippines National President and Narvacan, Ilocos Sur Mayor ...

An uncertain future for migrant workers, in a post-pandemic world

Gary Ryhhart, Senior Specialist on Employers' Activities, ILO, by Gary RyhnartGary Rynhart: When COVID-19 spread around the world, many migrants ...

Trump Administration Announces Bans of TikTok, WeChat

The Trump administration issued a sweeping ban Friday that will begin barring downloads and use of the Chinese-owned mobile apps ...

US Sanctions Chinese Company Developing Resort in Cambodia

The U.S. Treasury Department has imposed economic sanctions on a Chinese company that operates in Cambodia, citing its land seizure ...

Graft Alleged as Kenya's Fight Against COVID-19 Struggles

NAIROBI - Organizations have contributed aid worth more than $2 billion to help Kenya's in its fight against COVID-19. But ...

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We wouldn't start playing if we weren't ready, says Arno Botha

Typical of the way the Covid-19 pandemic has played on people's minds, South African rugby's long-awaited return with the Superfan ...

Mpumalanga man gets life sentence for raping 65-year-old neighbour

A life sentence was handed down to a 25-year-old man in the Ermelo Regional Court on Monday for raping his ...

Has the skin lightener industry learned from Black Lives Matter?

Black Lives Matter activism has jolted the skin lightener industry. In June, manufacturers of skin lighteners joined other corporations in ...

COVID-19 and HIV: so far it seems the outcome is not what was feared

Based on official figures - which may be somewhat under reported - COVID-19 has not been as devastating in South ...

Tuesday's weather: Cool to cold conditions in store for most of SA

Cool to cold weather is expected in several parts of the country, while the west of the country will be ...

KZN man arrested for allegedly shooting two women in their heads

A KwaZulu-Natal man who allegedly killed two women by shooting them in their heads, has been arrested, police said on ...

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