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Toronto firefighters were called in early Friday to rescue a rescue dog that got stuck in the undercarriage of a car. District Chief Stephan Powell says the dog had been rescued from ill treatment an
The Dow was on track to break its 10-day record-setting streak on Friday, as investors turned cautious after recent comments from Trump administration suggested that pro-growth policies may take longe
(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average was on track to break its 10-day record-setting streak on Friday, as investors reassessed the "Trump rally" after recent comments suggested that pro-growth
Employees at the University of Mississippi Medical Center face possible layoffs after the teaching hospital received an unexpected $35 million reduction in Medicaid funding.       
MONTREAL - La Caisse de depot said Friday it earned a 7.6 per cent return on investments last year, driven by the recovery in oil and commodity prices. Net assets grew to $270.7 billion as of Dec. 31
(Reuters) - Department store operator J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a bigger-than-expected drop in same-store sales for the holiday quarter citing weak demand and competition from online retailers, sen
A woman was shot in the leg while she was out walking or jogging in Brandon Friday morning, according to media reports.The incident happened in the Castlewoods area and the bullet passed through her l
TORONTO - Stock markets in Toronto and New York settled into negative territory this morning as investors took in another batch of corporate earnings. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite i
A LOCAL business group is alarmed over the series of hoax bomb threats hitting schools and commercial establishments in Bacolod City as it will eventually erode the sector’s growth confidence. Police
TORONTO - Public health officials in Toronto say there are now 17 confirmed cases of mumps linked to bars in the city's downtown. Earlier this week, Toronto Public Health said they had been investiga
OTTAWA - The federal government ran a budgetary shortfall of $14 billion over the first nine months of the fiscal year, compared with a $3.2-billion surplus over the same period a year earlier. The F
MANILA, Philippines - The stock market tumbled yesterday mirroring the general weakness in regional bourses which were mostly muted amid renewed worries on t
MANILA, Philippines - Indian businessmen in the Philippines are urging their fellow countrymen practicing “5-6” money lending to legalize their business to r
MANILA, Philippines - Foreign investment pledges approved by the country’s seven investment promotion agencies (IPA) declined 10.7 percent to P219 billion in
Who would have thought that Filipinos would go for ice hockey as a sport, or even be a fan of it, considering that we are in a tropical country?  But ice and
MANILA, Philippines - The government is spending about P647.11 million for the promotion – both here and abroad — of the Philippines’ chairmanship for the As
MANILA, Philippines - The government’s national budget will transition to a new structuring system in 2018, which classifies expenditures by programs to impr
MANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has simplified its licensing system for supervised financial institutions to put it at par with i
MANILA, Philippines - Citi has unveiled the Philippines’ first digital credit card application and approval program, banking on the continued growth of the e
MANILA, Philippines - The profit of Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) climbed 4.4 percent last year, fueled by the increase in the thrift bank’s core income.
MANILA, Philippines - Listed BDO Unibank Inc., the country’s largest bank, delivered promised earnings last year with a record P26.1 billion on the back of s
According to Manchester Digital’s latest skills audit the gender gap in the north’s technology sector is continuing to widen. Lucy Roue speaks to three women about the barriers to di
Shell and Team Penske have renewed their sponsorship agreement for both NASCAR and INDYCAR. But the deal is far, far bigger than a traditional motorsports sponsorship. Here's how the deal is the quine
The chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers has been dropped from the new administration’s cabinet, depriving it of the council’s academic expertise.
Faced with increasing regulatory scrutiny -- Indian drug makers working more closely then ever before on Friday said they have been investing on automation, simplifying and standardizing systems and
Apple shareholders will decide next week whether to force the tech giant to diversify its leadership -- possibly by tying executives' compensation to racial diversity goals -- in the industry's latest
Dr. Wargha Enayati has purchased a 51 percent stake in Intermedicas, the clinic providing second opinion services. The whole deal is valued at EUR 400,000 and it includes a capital injection and addit
U.S. stocks fell Friday morning as investors again were looking for safer places to put their money. Shares in business technology company Hewlett Packard Enterprises dropped after it announced we
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. single-family home sales rose less than expected in January, likely hurt by flooding in California, but continued to point to a strengthening housing market despite hig
OTTAWA - A surge in gasoline prices helped drive Canada's annual inflation rate well beyond expectations in January to 2.1 per cent — an increase that coincided with the implementation of new carbon-p
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to rehear the case of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship in the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades. The 4th U.S. Circuit C
FREDERICTON - A New Brunswick court has set aside a woman's drug trafficking conviction after her trial was mistakenly conducted in French for no apparent reason. The provincial Court of Appeal has o
NEW YORK (AP) — A late push helped U.S. stocks finish higher Friday after indexes spent most of the day lower. There was far more selling than buying on Wall Street overall, but the Dow Jones industr
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are declining Friday morning as investors again look for safer places to put their money. Business technology company Hewlett Packard Enterprises is falling after it annou
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Friday morning as investors again look for safer places to put their money. Business technology company Hewlett Packard Enterprises is falling after it announc
The number of jobs at the Ford factory from Craiova city might growth, taking into account that employers might receive European finance from the state, worth EUR 250 for every person hired as apprent
(Reuters) - Kraft Heinz's bid has jolted Unilever into focusing more on delivering on its strategy in the short-term, the Anglo-Dutch company's finance chief said on Friday.
FREDERICTON - A man left reeling by a child-sex conviction has been cleared after his step-granddaughter recanted, saying she was forced to make up the story by another family member. The New Brunswi
A JAPANESE investor has purchased a 14-storey condominium building in Liloan to serve as a retirement and leisure facility for Japanese nationals. Gracing the groundbreaking ceremony of One Tectona to
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans bought more new homes in January after a steep fall-off the previous month, a sign the housing market is healthy despite higher mortgage rates. New home sales rose 3.7 per
Business Review will present each week the articles that got most views online. Here are the pieces that got most traction this week. Key Move. Brewers of Romania Association appoints new leadership R
J.C. Penney said Friday it will be closing 130 to 140 stores as well as two distribution centers over the next several months as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping. The
RESPONDENT William C. Alivio had been under successive contracts with petitioner Blue Ocean Ship Management Ltd. since 1991, starting as general purpose (GP) I, then able seaman (AB), until he was mad
ONE of the more debated issues in recent weeks was the suggestion of United States Homeland Security that visitors to the US might be asked to relinquish their social media passwords, or even unlock t
IndiaFirst Life Insurance is looking at achieving overall premium of Rs 2,000 crore by March-end from Rs 1,750 crore at present, a top company official said here.
CANNON BALL, N.D. - Oil could be flowing through the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline in less than two weeks, according to court documents filed by the developer just before police and soldiers sta
A JAPANESE logistics firm has canceled plans to expand in Cebu, Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino said. “I find this occassion befitting to reveal to you about the supposed plan of (
THE Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) is seeking to build mineral processing economic zones in the country to lessen the export of raw minerals. Peza Director General Charito Plaza said the co
THE Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (Metrobank) reported a consolidated net income of P18.1 billion in 2016. Net income in the fourth quarter alone was at P5.5 billion, three percent higher than
BUSINESS optimism on the economy was broadly steady for Q1 2017, with the overall confidence index (CI) declining slightly at 39.4 percent from 39.8 percent for Q4 2016.
LONDON (Reuters) - The head of French carmaker PSA played down the threat to British factories when he discussed the potential takeover of GM's European operations with union officials and politicia
The government’s resolution to recapitalize nationalized PrivatBank for the amount of Hr 9.8 billion by the issue of 15-year government domestic loan bonds with the indexed value (with reference
AURORA, Ont. - Canadian auto parts giant Magna International Inc. (TSX:MG) raised concerns Friday about protectionist trade measures as it reported its latest quarterly results. The Aurora, Ont.-base
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4:00 p.m. A late burst of buying erased losses in U.S. indexes and left the Dow Jones industrial average with its 11
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are moving lower in midday trading on Wall Street, led by declines in banks and energy companies.
OTTAWA - The man who once successfully harnessed populist sentiment in Canada into political success is warning of what's at stake if today's political leadership fails to do so. Preston Manning, fou
(Reuters) - U.S. auto sales in February will increase less than 1 percent from a year earlier, even as consumer discounts remain at record levels, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive sa
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Graduate students from a half dozen departments at Yale University have voted to form unions. Elections were administered Thursday by the National Labor Relations Board for gr
Interior Minister Carmen Dan and US Ambassador Hans Klemm stressed the importance of intensifying cooperation between the two countries during a Friday meeting. During yesterday’s meeting, the R
It was an early dinner by Parisian standards, 8.40 pm, on a mild spring evening at Prunier, an opulent seafood restaurant near the Arc de Triomphe. Amid the hum of conversation, the cracking of shellf
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