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Open-air markets in Central asia driving economic growth

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

Stock markets in Asia generally give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets were quiet on Friday, mostly trading in negative territory.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 92.41 ...

Google accused of spying on children

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal ...

U.S. stocks dive while greenback accelerates recent gains

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Thursday but the biggest market-mover was the U.S. Dollar which soared ...

Netherlands capital ponders new vision for 'red light district'

PanARMENIAN.Net - Amsterdam is considering moving part of its red light district indoors to an "erotic" complex where prostitutes no ...

Asian stocks boosted by big fall in coronavirus cases

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging news on the coronavirus front spurred a strong reaction on Asian stock markets on Thursday.The number ...

Hub for technology-based startups to be developed in Philippines

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Feb. 19 (PIA) - Silliman University (SU) and Ubix Corporation inked on Monday a deed of donation and ...

Wall Street makes solid gains as coronavirus fears recede

NEW YORK, New York - U. S. stocks were solidly higher on Wednesday. The dollar too made good ground, particularly ...

International court overturns appeal, Yukos shareholders win billions

MOSCOW, Russia - An international appeals court in the Netherlands has ordered Russia to pay $50 billion in compensation to ...

U.S.-India trade deal not expected during Trump visit next week

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump has signalled that a "big trade" deal might not be on the agenda during ...

Measuring Central Asia's shadow economies

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

China's Economy at Risk From Epidemic Recovery Cures

As China's economy struggles to recover from the damage of the coronavirus, it may be in more danger from excessive ...

Pressure and expulsions: The trials of foreign media in China

China's expulsion of three Wall Street Journal reporters this week over a headline that displeased Beijing highlights the precarious status ...

What the Trump budget says about the administration's health priorities

The Trump administration recently released its budget blueprint for the 2021 fiscal year, the first steps in the complex budgetary ...

Coronavirus to hit India's cut polished diamond industry: ICRA

New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI): The coronavirus impact in China coupled with weak demand conditions in key markets is ...

Groupe ADP to hold 49% stake in GMR Airports Limited

New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI): GMR Infrastructure Limited (GIL) announced on Thursday it has signed a Share Purchase Agreement ...

Australia, we need to talk about who governs our city-states

In 1971, a Time magazine article, titled "Should New York City Be the 51st State?", observed:Of course, the United States ...

Local bourse erases earlier gains as risk aversion returns

The JSE erased earlier gains to close softer on Thursday as pressure mounted on European stocks. The local bourse had ...

Northeast to become 'Samasya Mukt' by 2024: Home Minister

Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that the vision of Prime Minister ...

Equities remain range-bound, Cipla falls by 2.4 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed 0.37 per cent lower on Thursday as concerns over the ...

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Rudiger demands German fans, FA and league do more to combat racism

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Klopp writes to 'cheeky' Man United fan who wants Liverpool to lose

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Reaching Champions League would be among top triumphs, says Mourinho

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