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Apple Removes App Used By Hong Kong Protesters To Track Police Movements

Apple Removes App Used By Hong Kong Protesters To Track Police Movements

The tech giant's pulling of HKmap.live was blasted as bowing to China and comes as high-profile brands, including the National Basketball Association and its Houston Rockets franchise, come under pr...

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China-US set to talk with global economy facing trade crucible

Without significant progress during the talks, US President Donald Trump is set to hike the tariff rate on US$250 billion worth of Chinese goods to 30 per cent from 25 per cent next Tuesday. Presi...

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Canada's pot gets cheaper, but black market still offers best deals

Canada's pot gets cheaper, but black market still offers best deals

Services, which owns Cannabis Benchmarks, in a phone interview. That has not happened yet. A gram of cannabis purchased from government-sanctioned sellers cost C$10.23 ($7.68) in the third quarter, ...

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China Plans Visa Restrictions for US Visitors with 'Anti-China' Links

China Plans Visa Restrictions for US Visitors with 'Anti-China' Links

Oil prices extended declines as United States visa restrictions on Chinese officials and the addition of more Chinese companies to a United States trade blacklist weighed on already slim hopes that ...

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HSBC to Axe Up to 10,000 Jobs in Cost-Cutting Drive — Financial Times

HSBC to Axe Up to 10,000 Jobs in Cost-Cutting Drive — Financial Times

After the decision to see 4,700 out of their jobs in August, HSBC Bank Plc, one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world has chose to kick an extra 10,000 staff mem...

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Jobs saved as Hays Travel buys 555 Thomas Cook stores

Jobs saved as Hays Travel buys 555 Thomas Cook stores

Hundreds of Thomas Cook stores and staff have been thrown a lifeline after Hays Travel struck a deal to buy the failed company's entire store portfolio. Thomas Cook had around 600 stores on United Kin...

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OECD floats sending tech tax proceeds to countries where revenues are generated

OECD floats sending tech tax proceeds to countries where revenues are generated

Currently, multinationals tend to pay most of their tax in the country where they are based. Researchers found that the additional tax recovered from corporate tax havens would mainly benefit the ri...

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SoftBank's investment damage could top $5B

SoftBank's investment damage could top $5B

Two of SoftBank's flagship investments, Uber and WeWork , have both been disappointing recently. Workplace rental start-up Wework - which has been handed $10bn by SoftBank - has suffered a shoc...

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Beijing ready to discuss partial trade deal with Washington & increase agricultural purchases

Beijing ready to discuss partial trade deal with Washington & increase agricultural purchases

However, the source noted that China was willing to strike a limited agreement as long as Trump drops the added duties set to take effect this month and December. agricultural products by $10 billion ...

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Class Action Accuses Tether and Bitfinex of Market Manipulation

Class Action Accuses Tether and Bitfinex of Market Manipulation

The plaintiff claims the defendant's actions amounted to over $1.4 trillion United States dollars in losses. This comes some months after the company was dragged for lying to the general public that...

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USA economy likely to keep growing: Federal Reserve's Powell

USA economy likely to keep growing: Federal Reserve's Powell

As Powell has stated before the US economic outlook is favorable, but there are risks to that outlook, mostly from global developments. The "time is now" for the Federal Reserve to increase its se...

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Police arrest man who barged onto American Airlines flight

Police arrest man who barged onto American Airlines flight

The man, who has not been identified, had a ticket for Flight 1060, which was going to Newark. Once on the plane, the man repeatedly asked other passengers for the time, according to cellphone video a...

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UAW Union Pushes GM To Boost US Auto Production

UAW Union Pushes GM To Boost US Auto Production

Two issues separating General Motors and the UAW during weeks of contract talks are also keeping union janitors from reaching a new deal with Aramark, a top union negotiator said Tuesday, Oct. "We h...

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Brexit deal 'essentially impossible' says Downing Street, blames Angela Merkel

Brexit deal 'essentially impossible' says Downing Street, blames Angela Merkel

A No 10 source has said a Brexit deal is "essentially impossible" after a call between the PM and Angela Merkel . The need to keep Northern Ireland in the European customs union - at least unti...

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Philippines slips in World Economic Forum competitiveness ranking

Philippines slips in World Economic Forum competitiveness ranking

It dropped to 6th from 5th in the ASEAN Region, according to the 2019 Global Competitiveness Index . The Global Competitiveness Report , which is now in its 40th year, said the U.S.is losing groun...

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Trump says despite pullout plan United States has not 'abandoned the Kurds'

Trump says despite pullout plan United States has not 'abandoned the Kurds'

The area is about 620 kilometers, or 385 miles, northwest of Tehran. Iran, along with Russian Federation, are both key allies of Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime and both have troops stationed...

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Oil falls as worries on US-China trade negotiations build

Oil falls as worries on US-China trade negotiations build

Brent crude futures LCOc1 edged down 28 cents to $58.09 a barrel by 0300 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI) crude CLc1 was at $52.64, down 17 cents. "The market's focus remains on trade ...

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Oyo Hotels & Homes raises $1.5bn in new funding

Oyo Hotels & Homes raises $1.5bn in new funding

Of the $1.5 billion, Agarwal's RA Hospitality Holdings will spend approximately $700 million and the rest will be supplemented by existing investors. Agarwal's push to raise his stake in the company...

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Chinese Media Slams NBA's

Chinese Media Slams NBA's "About Face" For Tweet On Hong Kong

It's not a new stance for Silver; he's referenced how basketball now can be similar to the phenomenon known as "pingpong diplomacy" - when table tennis players from the US and China played in the ea...

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Domino's drops as slower sales growth drives less robust outlook

Domino's drops as slower sales growth drives less robust outlook

Domestic same-store sales were up 2.4% rather than the 2.6% expected. The slowing growth has anxious Wall Street, which has sent Domino's stock down 13% over the past year. It said it now expects sa...

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Global economy in synchronised slowdown, effects more pronounced in India

Global economy in synchronised slowdown, effects more pronounced in India

The research takes into account the US's planned tariffs on Chinese imports. So far, the repercussions have included broken supply chains and a growing digital divide. The lasting solution to the trad...

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September Producer Price Data Sets the Stage for Another Fed Rate Cut

September Producer Price Data Sets the Stage for Another Fed Rate Cut

The U.S. Labor Department said on Tuesday its producer price index for final demand dropped 0.3% last month, the largest decline since January, after edging up 0.1% in August. In the 12 months through...

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Twitter misused security information for advertising purposes

Twitter misused security information for advertising purposes

I'm willing to bet this issue wasn't so much "allowed" to occur as it was actively implemented by someone, and the company is hoping to save face by revealing it now and saying it's "taking steps to m...

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Tusk hits out at PM's 'stupid blame game' over Brexit

Tusk hits out at PM's 'stupid blame game' over Brexit

You don't want a deal, you don't want an extension, you don't want to revoke. Labour said the Prime Minister was guilty of a "cynical" attempt to "sabotage" the talks, saying his strategy had always...

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Trump threatens to ‘obliterate’ Turkey’s economy if it takes ‘off-limits’ actions

Trump threatens to ‘obliterate’ Turkey’s economy if it takes ‘off-limits’ actions

Contrary to what many critics of the move say , the USA has "in no way..." The Pentagon also refuted reports that the United States president did not consult with his military advisers over withd...

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Brit wins £170m Euromillions jackpot to become country's biggest-ever winner

Brit wins £170m Euromillions jackpot to become country's biggest-ever winner

The National Lottery is still waiting to hear from the lucky ticket-holder and has issued a fresh appeal to players in North County Dublin to check their tickets. There was one victor of the EuroMill...

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Australian business confidence eases further in September -NAB survey

Australian business confidence eases further in September -NAB survey

NAB's analysts said the survey, which was conducted between September 18 and 30, indicated that cuts to the cash rate in June and July did not provide a solid boost in sentiment. "This result, along w...

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Nissan names executive Makoto Uchida as next CEO, Gupta as COO

Nissan names executive Makoto Uchida as next CEO, Gupta as COO

Both of the sources spoke on condition of anonymity. Saikawa had admitted to being improperly overpaid following revelations that came to light in a report based on an internal investigation into sus...

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Huge drop: Samsung Electronics flags 56% fall in Q3 operating profit

Huge drop: Samsung Electronics flags 56% fall in Q3 operating profit

Samsung Electronics said its consolidated sales for Q3 fell 5.3 percent to $51.8 billion (₩62 trillion). The plunge is also another troubling indication Samsung Electronics hasn't overcome its ma...

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China gold reserves rise for 10th straight month

China gold reserves rise for 10th straight month

Russian Federation is on course to become the world's fourth largest reserve holder, largely thanks to the steady interest in buying gold. The performance of the gold price this week will monitor se...

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