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WTO: Higher trade barriers hitting jobs and growth
Business

WTO: Higher trade barriers hitting jobs and growth

admin- December 13, 2019

GENEVA,. More than 100 new trade restrictions imposed during the year to mid-October affected goods and services worth an estimated US$747 billion (RM3.1 trillion), the ... Read More

Wall Street hits records on news of US-China trade deal
Business

Wall Street hits records on news of US-China trade deal

admin- December 13, 2019

NEW YORK,. Wall Street’s main indexes hit record highs yesterday following news that the United States had reached a “deal in principle” with China to ... Read More

Facebook pledges US$130m to content oversight board, delays naming members
Business, Technologies

Facebook pledges US$130m to content oversight board, delays naming members

admin- December 13, 2019

NEW YORK,. Facebook said yesterday it committed an initial US$130 million (RM540.8 million) to fund an independent oversight board, but said it would not announce ... Read More

Pound jumps as exit poll shows Conservative majority in British vote
Business

Pound jumps as exit poll shows Conservative majority in British vote

admin- December 13, 2019

NEW YORK,. The pound sterling leapt higher yesterday after exit polls showed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ruling Conservative Party on track to win a wide ... Read More

Boris Johnson ― Britain’s divisive Brexit champion
World

Boris Johnson ― Britain’s divisive Brexit champion

admin- December 13, 2019

LONDON,. Boris Johnson persuaded British voters to back Brexit in 2016 and if exit polls are correct now has a chance to deliver, but he ... Read More

French govt says ready to talk as pension strike bites
World

French govt says ready to talk as pension strike bites

admin- December 13, 2019

PARIS,. French officials said yesterday that they were open to negotiating a pension overhaul that has sparked crippling transport strikes, as unions warned of walkouts ... Read More

Officials: Jersey City shooters driven by anti-Semitism
World

Officials: Jersey City shooters driven by anti-Semitism

admin- December 13, 2019

NEW JERSEY,. A shooting at a kosher deli in a New York suburb was fueled by anti-Semitism and hatred of police, authorities said yesterday, the ... Read More