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Expansion of the Morupule Coal Mine (MCM), which was due to start in April next year, is hanging in the balance following revelations that its off takers, Marubeni Corporation has not yet secured fu
As part of the plan a â??few hundredâ?? employees have been offered or will shortly get the option of the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) floated by the company to bring in force the organizationa
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Taiwan’s “digital minister” Audrey Tang, a computer prodigy and entrepreneur who taught herself programming at age 8, says she’s a “civic hacke
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Monday as investors weighed the results of the first round of the French presidential election. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 1.3 percent
The company#39;s arm, LG Electronics India, plans to launch a new range of affordable smartphones equipped with features tailored for local requirements around Diwali.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose sharply on Sunday on relief that centrist Emmanuel Macron took the first round of voting in the French presidential election, reducing the prospect o
Hyped as the biggest rivalry in soccer the game between Real Madrid and Barcelona matched the billing and more. Played at a furious pace, there was blood, a red card, a last-kick-of-the-game winning g
The Philippines has “to reinvent its logistics sector” to raise its visibility as a favored business destination in Asia, or increasingly lose out to neighboring countries, according to analysts. Owin
The National Association of Broadcasters show, which is closed to the public and taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Las Vegas hotels, drew more than 100,000 people last year; official
Consul General Russel Brown of the United States Embassy Manila on Friday urged that “US travel advisories be taken seriously.” While these may have a negative impact on trade and tourism, these trave
Global finance leaders sought to avoid conflict with the Trump administration over trade and environmental policy and welcomed signs the world economy is pulling out of the doldrums. The International
Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) is stepping up its network improvement program this year and increasing its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) coverage to include 785 towns by the end of 2017. This is in
VANCOUVER - Leaders of British Columbia's main political parties are continuing to take shots at each other's election promises and past performances as the campaign nears the halfway mark. NDP Leade
Waking up and finally smelling the coffee and realizing the fruitlessness of trying to be something they are not, Savannah State University has announced it is beginning the process to reclassify all
Ms. Camerota, a former anchor, said Mr. Ailes, the former network chief, had made “grossly inappropriate” statements to her and once invited her to a hotel room.
AmazonCrossings, the unit devoted to scouring the world for good tales, accounted for 10% of all translations in 2016.             
Armed with 'the Graham Plan,' the veteran of city and county government makes his run for mayor of Jackson.              
State government offices are closed Monday in Mississippi and Alabama, the only states left observing holiday.              
The state's governor signed a proclamation declaring April Confederate Heritage Month without including the word 'slavery' anywhere.              
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The euro vaulted to five-month peaks in choppy Asian trading on Monday after the market's favored candidate won through the first round of the French election, reducing the risk of
The decision by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to reverse cuts to financial allowances for civil servants and military personnel is being seen as helping the kingdom avoid recession this year while smooth
Kenya is looking to intensify tourism product diversification with the planned setting up of an entity specifically tasked with marketing the country as a business and conference tourism destination.
Cigarette maker welcomes tax cuts. Low-end cigarette maker Mastermind Tobacco has welcomed the move by the National Treasury to cut taxes on unfiltered cigarettes.
Tanzanian gold producer Acacia Mining will have to review its mining operations if the Government's ban on gold and copper ore exports remains in place, a senior executive has said.
An actuary who allegedly occasioned a lawsuit by 134 former employees of National Bank of Kenya (NBK) has now sued the bank's staff retirement benefits scheme trustees.
Kenya is looking to intensify tourism product diversification with the planned setting up of an entity specifically tasked with marketing the country as a business and conference tourism destination.
Cigarette maker welcomes tax cuts. Low-end cigarette maker Mastermind Tobacco has welcomed the move by the National Treasury to cut taxes on unfiltered cigarettes.
Tanzanian gold producer Acacia Mining will have to review its mining operations if the Government's ban on gold and copper ore exports remains in place, a senior executive has said.
An actuary who allegedly occasioned a lawsuit by 134 former employees of National Bank of Kenya (NBK) has now sued the bank's staff retirement benefits scheme trustees.
MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Still a relatively new business in the parish, business process outsourcing (BPO) company Sutherland Global Services took top spot at this month’s Manchester Chamber of
NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — The recent arrest of Vijay Mallya highlighted the problem of bad loans in India, but analysts say the tycoon’s unpaid debts are just the tip of an iceberg that is
WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is costing US companies dearly, as General Motors can attest following the unexpected nationalisation of its
Seattle startup ID Genomics has developed technology to identify bacteria in 30 minutes, giving doctors all the information they need to prescribe the best treatment while a patient is still in the c
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose sharply on Sunday on relief that centrist Emmanuel Macron took the first round of voting in the French presidential election, reducing the prospect o
EDMONTON - Police say they believe two people arrested Saturday are responsible for the death of a toddler whose body was found outside a Edmonton church, but no charges had been laid by Sunday evenin
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Global security companies and their smaller Chinese rivals are jostling for business along Beijing's modern-day "Silk Road", the grandiose plan for land and sea routes con
With votes in the French general election’s first round pointing to no major upset and the strong likelihood of a pro-EU, pro-euro president, markets are reading the situation positively with stocks,
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The euro vaulted to five-month peaks in choppy Asian trading on Monday after the market's favored candidate won through the first round of the French election, sparking a mass unwin
Conrad Mwanawashe Business Reporter BAKERS have hinted on an increase in the price of bread and other flour products following a rise in the prices of bread flour of between 10-25 percent as a result
Business Reporter THE regulatory role of the Agricultural and Marketing Authority has come under spotlight ahead of the start of the cotton marketing season, amid revelations that some private compani
Business Reporters POWER utility Zesa Holdings intends to raise as much as $40 million from ferrochrome producers as prepayment for electricity to cushion it from liquidity challenges. Sources familia
Business Reporter THE Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company says revenue inflows have increased by over 35 percent since the adoption of the prepaid meter system, which has also h
Business Reporter Asa Resources Plc has notified financial institutions in the region and in China of suspicious transactions involving its sacked directors in adherence to money laundering laws. The
Jeffrey Gogo Climate Story WHEN Cyclone Dineo rammed Masvingo earlier in the year, floods unleashed a glut of silt on Tokwe-Mukosi, the biggest in-land dam built in post-colonial Zimbabwe, rivalled on
For the first time in nearly two decades, Bill O’Reilly will not be kicking off Fox News’s prime-time lineup. The other cable networks have noticed.
SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Oregon resident Brennan Agranoff spends his days going to school, doing chores and running his custom-design sock business. Television station KATU reports (h
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank Group and the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank said on Sunday they agreed to deepen their cooperation with a framework for knowledge sharing, staff
AT&T has told federal regulators it needs the merger to compete with cable companies. But it has acted like a powerhouse in dealings with cities and states.
Not only has Pennsylvania surged its own natural gas production, but the state has really been the driving force behind a national "dash to gas." And there's so much more to come for the Keystone Stat
MONTREAL - French nationals in Montreal expressed mixed reactions on Sunday as preliminary results showed far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading in the first-round French
HANNOVER, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel fueled expectations of a future EU-U.S trade deal on Sunday, saying she was "very encouraged" talks were being looked at after her recent
OTTAWA - The federal government has been quietly making changes to passport offices in a bid to improve security and address concerns that the facilities could be easy targets for a terrorist attack.
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will face one another in the final round of the French presidential election on May 7, according to exit polls released at 8:00 p.m. local time. Global markets breath
PHOENIX - A project to build a 1.6-mile tram that would take visitors into the Grand Canyon is on hold for a few months after failing to gain enough support from Navajo Nation lawmakers. The proposal
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said Sunday one of its US monitors in Ukraine died after a mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in the Russian-backed separatist east. Read the
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A Newfoundland fisherman was hauled off in an ambulance 11 days into his hunger strike in front of the federal fisheries headquarters in St. John's. Richard Gillett says he has con
Expect greater transparency and cost efficiency with respect to future bid cycles for Olympic Games and World Cups, because a lack of each in the past has negatively harmed the reputation of both the
WATERLOO, Ont. - The Ontario city best known for headquartering BlackBerry may soon be known for an entirely different commodity — dog poop. Waterloo will soon be the home of a pilot program that wil
TORONTO - Two Canadians are the latest addition to the United State's list of most-wanted terrorists that says the men are a threat to American national security and economic interests. The decision
OTTAWA - A naval engineer accused of trying to spy for Beijing is asking a federal judge for full access to information about Canadian Security Intelligence Service wiretaps of the Chinese Embassy. Q
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