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Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 3:46 PMAP

  Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with fond words and promises of friendship that could not disguise the historic nature of the schism — or the years of argument and hard-nosed bargaining ahead as the...

Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 3:27 AMAP

The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbours, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing...

Published:Wednesday | March 15, 2017 | 3:43 PMAP

The United States Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and signalled that any further hikes this year will be gradual. The move reflects a consistently solid US economy and will likely mean...

Published:Wednesday | March 15, 2017 | 3:58 AMAP

The United States announced charges Wednesday against two Russian intelligence officers and two hackers, accusing them of a mega data breach at Yahoo that affected at least a half-billion user accounts. The hack targeted the email accounts of...

Published:Tuesday | March 7, 2017 | 3:52 AMAP

General Motors is selling its unprofitable European car business to the French maker of Peugeot, marking the American company's retreat from a major market and raising concerns of job cuts in the region. With the €2.2 billion (US$2.33...

Published:Tuesday | February 28, 2017 | 2:42 PMAP

Usually people don't notice the "cloud" — unless, that is, it turns into a massive storm. Which was the case Tuesday when Amazon's huge cloud-computing service suffered a major outage. Amazon Web Services, by far the world...

Published:Monday | February 27, 2017 | 2:07 PMAP

For 82 years, accounting and consulting firm PwC has enjoyed a reputational boon from handling the balloting process at the Academy Awards. Now it’s hard-won image as a dependable partner is under threat. The company has apologised for a...

Published:Wednesday | February 22, 2017 | 2:35 PMAP

The first multilateral trade agreement reached under the World Trade Organization since it was created over a generation ago has taken force, aiming to streamline cross-border trade to the benefit of the developing world in particular. WTO...

Published:Thursday | February 16, 2017 | 2:04 PMAP

The US$3.3 billion acquisition by SoftBank Group Corp, the Japanese telecommunications, internet and solar energy giant, of Fortress Investment Group marks tycoon Masayoshi Son's latest step in building an investment empire. New Fortress Energy...

Published:Monday | February 13, 2017 | 2:47 PMAP

Prosecutors in Panama say they have formally arrested the partners of a law firm involved in last year's ‘Panama Papers’ scandal, in which thousands of pages of documents related to offshore accounts were leaked. The arrests...

Published:Wednesday | February 1, 2017 | 2:12 PMAP
Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2017 | 1:11 PMAP

The Dow Jones industrial average crossed the 20,000 mark for the first time Wednesday, the latest milestone in a record-setting drive for the stock market. Strong earnings from Boeing and other big companies helped push the Dow past the threshold...

Published:Monday | January 23, 2017 | 1:34 PMAP

Samsung says a thorough investigation into the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 phone has confirmed widely held suspicions that its batteries were to blame, marking a first but important step towards restoring consumer confidence. Samsung announced...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 1:47 PMAP

After months of repeating the mantra that ‘Brexit means Brexit’, Prime Minister Theresa May is set to reveal details of the United Kingdom’s closely guarded plans for leaving the European Union, in a speech that has already...

Published:Thursday | January 5, 2017 | 1:00 AMAP

The smoothie has become ubiquitous because it makes healthy eating sound easy and attainable. I'll admit to you right here: I love smoothies - throwing a bunch of things into a blender and then sipping on my breakfast.The more nutrients I can cram...

Published:Wednesday | January 4, 2017 | 1:57 PMAP

Governor Andrew Cuomo has unveiled a US$10 billion plan to transform New York's ageing John F. Kennedy International Airport into a world-class hub with easy access. The governor told a gathering of the Association for a Better New York on...

Published:Thursday | December 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP
Published:Wednesday | November 23, 2016 | 11:00 AMAP

The Dow Jones industrial average surpassed 19,000 for the first time Tuesday as a post-election rally drove indexes further into record territory.Stocks opened solidly higher after setting records on Monday. They gave up some of their gains around...

Published:Sunday | November 20, 2016 | 11:00 AMAP

The International Monetary Fund is projecting an economic contraction of 9 per cent this year in struggling Suriname.A visiting IMF team says that without major policy adjustments, Suriname "risks deepening instability" with sharp exchange rate...

Published:Thursday | November 17, 2016 | 11:00 AMAP
Published:Wednesday | November 9, 2016 | 11:17 PMAP
Published:Tuesday | November 8, 2016 | 11:00 AMAP

A strong batch of new films drew audiences to the theaters in large numbers this weekend, including Marvel's Doctor Strange, the animated Trolls and Mel Gibson's WWII drama, Hacksaw Ridge , effectively waking up the sleepy fall box office. The top...

Published:Wednesday | November 2, 2016 | 11:26 PMAP
Published:Wednesday | September 7, 2016 | 9:00 AMAP

Denmark will buy data leaked from a Panamanian law firm that helped customers open offshore companies to avoid paying taxes, the Scandinavian country's taxation minister said Wednesday. Karsten Lauritzen said Danish tax authorities had...

Published:Wednesday | August 17, 2016 | 8:00 AMAP

The pound's sharp drop following Britain's vote to leave the European Union is starting to weigh on companies, particularly manufacturers, by increasing the cost of the imported raw materials and goods they require to do business.Official figures...

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