Monday, September 21, 2015

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Delta Air Lines and United Airlines on Saturday became the latest major corporations to sever marketing ties with the

Bank of America aims at gun making clients

Bank of America Corp on Saturday became the latest financial heavyweight to take aim at gunmakers, saying it would

NAFTA talks aim to clear pathway to toughest issues

Mexico and Canada aim to finish reworking less contentious chapters of the NAFTA trade deal with the United States

Consumer prices stay flat in S'pore

There was no change in the consumer price index - the main measure of inflation - compared with the

China, voracious buyer of foreign agricultural land

A Chinese tycoon's purchase of vast wheat fields in France highlights China's increasing acquisition of foreign farmland as the

EIB investigates loans to Daimler in light of diesel questions

The European Investment Bank may ask Daimler to pay back loans extended for research and development in light of

Berlin films journey into agribusiness wastelands

From bulldozers ripping through virgin forests to planes spraying pesticides on village schools, documentary film-makers in Berlin are showing

Mexico to host 'difficult' new round of NAFTA talks

Negotiators from the United States, Mexico and Canada open a new round of talks Sunday on overhauling the North

AI and 5G in focus at top mobile fair

Phone makers will seek to entice new buyers with better cameras and bigger screens at the world's biggest mobile

Nordstrom family group finalizing take-private offer

Nordstrom Inc's founding family group is finalizing plans to submit an offer to take the US department store operator

Fed officials fret over next US recession

Federal Reserve policymakers are fretting that they could face the next US recession with an arsenal of policies little

Dropbox files for IPO of up to $500 million

Data-sharing business Dropbox Inc on Friday filed for an initial public offering of up to $500 million with the

India seizes jeweler's farmhouse, power plant

Indian authorities said on Saturday they seized a farmhouse, a solar power plant and land belonging to billionaire jeweler

Global stocks stay subdued as dollar edges higher

A stronger dollar and slightly higher global borrowing costs kept world shares subdued on Friday and left gold limping

RBS bank posts 1st annual net profit in 10 years

State-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland on Friday announced its first annual post-tax profit since 2007, or the eve of

Under pressure from animal rights campaign

With his tight trousers and boots, Luis Miguel Castrillon is dressed to kill as he prances, feints and pirouettes

Latvian central bank boss denies bribery allegations

Latvia's central bank governor Ilmars Rimsevics, who is suspected of bribe-taking by anti-corruption authorities, claimed he was innocent in

China seizes control of Anbang Insurance as chairman prosecuted

The Chinese government on Friday seized control of Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd and said its chairman had been

Easy Ride trial to mark Nissan's 1st stop on road to taxi services

Nissan Motor Co is taking its first steps to becoming an operator of autonomous vehicle services, hoping to break

EU-South America deal 'could kill 20,000 French farms'

Over 20,000 French farms could go bankrupt if the European Union concludes a major trade deal with four South

BMW plans electric Mini production in China

German auto giant BMW said Friday it plans to build an electric version of its compact Mini in China,

Global disaster costs batter profits at Swiss Re

Soaring financial costs from natural disasters sent profits plummeting at Swiss Re last year, the reinsurance giant said Friday.Combined

Singapore helps migrant workers track income after reports of unpaid wages

Singapore will help migrant workers set up bank accounts to ensure wages are paid after a report by a

UK growth faltered in 2017 amid Brexit

The British economy did not grow as strongly as initially thought during 2017 as consumers and businesses were held

Uber will aggressively invest in Southeast Asia: CEO

Uber Technologies Inc's chief executive pledged to continue investing aggressively in Southeast Asia even though the U.S. ride hailing

Spain's Repsol to sell 20% stake in Gas Natural

Spanish oil and energy giant Repsol said Thursday it has agreed to sell its 20-percent stake in rival Gas

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