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Dec 11 2020

United Kingdom and Singapore sign free trade deal

The UK has signed a free trade deal with Singapore covering trade worth 17.6 billion pounds (USD 23.4 billion, ) the latest in a series of trade pacts that Britain is see...

Dec 08 2020

Brexit: Trade deal hangs ‘on a knife-edge,’ says Irish PM

Negotiations have been intensifying, with just 24 days left to salvage a deal before the Brexit deadline on December 31. Both sides agreed that "significant differences...

Dec 06 2020

U.S. suspends exchange programs with China, calling them 'propaganda'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the restrictions would apply to Chinese Communist Party officials or any individual taking part in propaganda or influence campaigns...

Dec 04 2020

Kamala Harris appoints senior members of White House staff

Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have already announced the first-ever all-woman senior White House communications team. Yellen was the first woman to l...

Dec 03 2020

Australian PM seeks apology after 'repugnant' tweet by Chinese official

Australia's iron ore exports were worth A$102 billion ($75 billion) in the 2019-20 fiscal year, about 40% of the total value of all its commodity exports, official data s...

Dec 01 2020

Microsoft to let some staffers work remotely ... permanently

The company's internal guidance outlines the "hybrid workplace" model, offering insights into Microsoft's flexible working plans for the future. U.S. Additionally, th...

Dec 01 2020

Opec reaches consensus to extend oil cuts by three months, Algeria says

The announcement of three different COVID-19 vaccines aided oil prices, leading to fuel demand. Still, Erduan Reid , head of crude swaps at Eagle Commodities , summar...

Nov 30 2020

India to allow Uber and rivals to charge 20% commission

The State Government may directly charge two per cent over and above the fare. States can suspend the aggregator's licence if there is "systemic failure" to ensure the ...

Nov 30 2020

World Health Organization scientists agree, 'More data on Oxford's Coronavirus Vaccine Trial'

Now after expressing concern over the vaccine for experts in the U.S., scientists at Oxford University as well as the World Health Organization (WHO) have indicated m...

Nov 28 2020

India enters recession for the first time

The financial, real estate and professional services sector contracted 8.1 per cent, whereas construction fell 8.6 per cent. Taking to twitter , Rahul said 'Under PM ...

Nov 27 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak warns United Kingdom economy will shrink by 11% this year

The Chancellor said he "cannot justify a significant, across-the-board" pay increase for all public sector workers given the difficulties faced in the private sector. "Ev...

Nov 27 2020

Oil hits highest since March on third Covid vaccine

AstraZeneca on Monday said that its COVID-19 shot was 70% effective in trials and could be up to 90% effective, giving the fight against the pandemic a third potential va...

Nov 27 2020

U.S. shares set records as investor optimism grows

Market participants said they expected USA stocks to climb even higher, with a recent Reuters poll showing the S&P 500 is poised to rise 9% between now and the end of 2...

Nov 26 2020

Recipharm to produce some of Moderna`s COVID-19 vaccine in France

At a time the world is racing against time to find a safe and effective vaccine against Covid-19, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said that India has...

Nov 25 2020

Biden Reportedly to Choose Janet Yellen as US Treasury Secretary

The speculation over whom Biden would choose to lead the Treasury Department had been particularly intense after he said he would choose a history-making appointee - lead...

Nov 25 2020

Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to grab world’s second-richest ranking

Elon Musk's 12 months of dizzying ascents hit a brand new apex Monday because the Tesla Inc.co-founder handed Bill Gates to turn into the world's second-richest part...

Nov 25 2020

United States President, Trump, Agrees To Transition Of Power To Biden

He mentioned Emily Murphy , the GSA administrator, saying that she has "harassed, threatened, and abused". Trump, who has made so far baseless claims about electoral...

Nov 24 2020

Apple Launches Iphone 12 Series With 5G Support

It was kind of odd to see that T-Mobile and Sprint customers would have to pay $30 more for the same iPhone 12 than AT&T and Verizon customers, especially after Apple a...

Nov 24 2020

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine could get UK approval this week

Dr Moncef Slaoui, head of the U.S. vaccine programme, told CNN that the vaccine could be rolled out "maybe a day or two after approval, on the 11th or the 12th of Decembe...

Nov 22 2020

Apple agrees to pay Dollars 113 million in iPhone 'batterygate' settlement

Apple representatives have already turned to service centers with a request not to accept smartphones with this malfunction for fix. Users of Apple iPhone 12 have ...