Sat, 17 Apr 2021

China begins push to crack down on anti-competitive companies

BEIJING, China: China's competition watchdog, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), plans to add more staff and resources as ...

Ireland to build first wind farm in Atlantic

DUBLIN, Ireland: Bold plans call for Ireland to power 1.6 million homes from electricity generated by offshore wind farms within ...

Africa cashew nut farmers not reaping benefits: UN agency

The three million African farmers who supply most of the world's cashew nuts aren't cashing in on the booming demand ...

Business process outsourcing: an island of hope for jobs?

South Africa has been voted the most favoured offshore Business Process Outsourcing destination in 2021, according to the annual

SpiceJet aircraft windshield crack, diverted to Zaydhan

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 16 (ANI): A SpiceJet aircraft was diverted to Zaydhan in Iran after its side windshield ...

Asian markets rise after record China growth, Wall St surge

Asian markets rose Friday as record Chinese economic growth reaffirmed the country's strong recovery.Officials in Beijing said the world's second-biggest ...

Yankees, Rays renew rivalry in weekend series

While there will be attention on a hostile rivalry involving inside pitches and hit batters, the New York Yankees and ...

Does US Economic Stimulus Boost the Global Economy

The United States has poured trillions of dollars into its economy during the pandemic, and if President Joe Biden has ...

IEA: Goodbye oil glut thanks to OPEC+ and recovery

A glut in global oil markets is being worked off as the world economy begins to recover from the Covid-19 ...

Kganyago sees room to keep rates low

The South African Reserve Bank is likely to maintain its accommodative monetary policy stance to support the economy for as ...

US Unemployment Benefit Claims Drop to Lowest Level in Over a Year

WASHINGTON - U.S. unemployment compensation claims dropped last week to their lowest level in more than a year, the Labor ...

Asian markets mixed as traders stuggle to build on rally

Markets were mixed in Asia on Thursday as investors put the brakes on a recent rally.After hitting a series of ...

Stock markets mostly higher, oil drops

Stock markets mostly rose Thursday, supported by a strong start to the US earnings season.The dollar traded mixed against its ...

Blinken in Afghanistan to Sell Biden Troop Withdrawal

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday to sell Afghan ...

Boeing collaborates with IAAcademy for safety training

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): US aerospace major Boeing said on Thursday it has facilitated a safety management system ...

Improving Pirates have shot to take series against Padres

Maybe the Pittsburgh Pirates have had to dig under some rocks or visit a mystic. Somehow, they have found some ...

RTGS facility to be unavailable for 14 hours on Sunday

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 15 (ANI): The Real Time Gross Settlement (RGTS) service for fund transfers will not be available ...

Update: IMF chief says "confident" to distribute new SDR by mid-August

© Provided by Xinhua The chief said the upcoming SDR allocation is "significant" as it will provide much-needed reserves boost ...

Syrian government sacks central bank governor

The Syrian government dismissed central bank governor Hazem Karfoul, whose three-year tenure coincided with a severe economic crisis.Karfoul was named ...

Google unveils R29 billion data hub in Poland

US tech giant Google on Wednesday launched a new cloud data hub in Warsaw - its first in Central and ...

Ponzi Schemer Bernard Madoff Dies, Says Federal Bureau of Prisons

NEW YORK - Bernard Madoff, who was convicted for running the largest known Ponzi scheme in history, died Wednesday in ...

Matsuyama targets Olympic title after Masters win

Newly minted Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama set his sights on Tokyo Olympics gold on Wednesday after returning to Japan clutching ...

Malawi farmers begin to bounce back after banana blight

Masauko Maulidi looks out on his banana fields, content that he is finally back in action as a banana farmer ...

Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison aged 82

Bernard Madoff, the mastermind behind the worst financial scam in history, has died in prison at the aged of 82, ...

IMF warns delays in Covid vaccination major risk for global economy

IMF says delays in Covid-19 vaccinations are the top risk facing the global economy, and getting people in poor countries ...

JOHN QUIGGIN: The end of the zombies: Inflation targeting

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, outdated "zombie" economic policies require fundamental rethinking, writes Professor John Quiggin.THE ECONOMIC CRISIS ...

Turkey Bans Cryptocurrency Use for Payments

The Turkish central bank (also known as CBRT or TCMB) has issued "Regulation on the Disuse of Crypto Assets in ...

European Commission supports digital euro project

BRUSSELS, April 16 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission is backing the digital euro project proposed by the European Central Bank ...

China's central bank to double down on green finance

BEIJING, April 16 (Xinhua) -- China's central bank will take a slew of measures to improve its support for green ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, April 16

WASHINGTON -- China's continuing reforms towards high-quality, sustainable, and balanced growth can help curb carbon emissions, International Monetary Fund (IMF) ...

Asian-American businesses hit hard amid COVID-19: media

BEIJING, April 16 (Xinhua) -- Asian-owned businesses in the United States have suffered heavy losses amid the COVID-19 pandemic mainly ...

Gold rises on U.S. bonds weakness

CHICAGO, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose on Thursday ...

UN humanitarian chief asks for more funding for Yemen response

UNITED NATIONS, April 15 (Xinhua) -- UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock on Thursday asked for more funding for ...

Sub-Saharan Africa's economy to grow by 3.4 pct in 2021: IMF

NAIROBI, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Sub-Saharan Africa's economy is expected to increase by 3.4 percent in 2021, recovering from 1.9 ...

U.S. regional manufacturing continues to improve in April: survey

HOUSTON, April 15 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday reported that manufacturing conditions in the region ...

Interview: Swiss brewery eyeing thriving China market

by Martina Fuchs GENEVA, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Traditional Swiss brewery Appenzeller Bier, known locally for its specialty beers, is ...

Polestar raises 550 mln USD to develop future e-cars

STOCKHOLM, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Swedish electric car maker Polestar said Thursday that it has raised 550 million U.S. dollars ...

Chinese investment spurs Africa's transformation agenda: experts

NAIROBI, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Massive injection of capital from China into Africa's economies is hastening the realization of the ...

Australian airlines eye faster recovery amid favorable conditions

SYDNEY, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Australia's national airline Qantas is talking up the prospects of more domestic flights and the ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, April 15

TOKYO -- Secretary-General of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Toshihiro Nikai said Thursday that cancelling the Tokyo Olympics this ...

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to Perth Herald.

More Information
20
Fair in Mount Lawley

Australia

Section
Had serious talks about China's influence in world: Suga

Washington DC [US], April 17 (ANI): Japan and the United States had serious talks about China's influence in the Indo-Pacific ...

Ons Jabeur cruises into Charleston semifinals

Top-seeded Ons Jabeur of Tunisia cruised to a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Japan's Nao Hibino on Friday to reach the ...

LGBT People Fleeing Harassment in Iran Find Life No Easier in Turkey

WASHINGTON / VAN, TURKEY - For hundreds of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Iranians who fled their homeland because of ...

Biden, Japan's Suga Commit to Work Together to Meet China Challenge

U.S. President Joe Biden says he and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga are committed to working together to counter challenges ...

Japan's PM to Visit India, Philippines to Strengthen Regional Ties

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is expected visit India and the Philippines in late April, in a move to strengthen regional ...

'Shortcomings of current multilateral system laid bare'

New Delhi [India], April 17 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday noted that the shortcomings of the current ...

Movie Review

The Wild Bunch
wild bunch

Featured story

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 ...

Read More