Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said at a meeting between Asian and European leaders in Brussels that China will continue to open up its economy, push forward reforms and improve its business environment, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Saturday. Li said Asian and EuropeanRead more »
Independent candidate Kerryn Phelps is still favored to win the seat vacated by former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull after he was ousted in a Liberal Party coup in August. “If (the gap) gets as close as 100 votes then an automatic recount is triggered,” Morrison said Sunday. The previous night he
Libby Leffler, a former Facebook executive and Google employee, is now the vice president of membership at SoFi. Leffler recommends that, before you ask your boss for a raise, you put yourself in their shoes. What are they going to be thinking and feeling when you start negotiating?
Deutsche Lufthansa AG is exploring options including a sale for its catering arm LSG Sky Chefs, people with knowledge of the matter told Joyce Koh, Manuel Baigorri, Richard Weiss, and Aaron Kirchfeld of Bloomberg News this week. With HNA Group Co. also in effect selling off half of its Gategroup Holding
Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding with General Electric Co. on Oct. 15 after U.S. officials warned Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi that U.S.-Iraqi relations would be at risk if his government accepted the deal with Siemens, Bloomberg reported. Adel Jeryan, Iraq’s deputy electricity minister for
The vast majority of British firms are poised to implement their Brexit contingency plans by Christmas if there isn't greater clarity over the country's exit from the European Union, a leading business lobby group warned Sunday. The Confederation of British Industry said these could include
Reversing earlier denials of involvement in Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance on Oct. 2, Saudi authorities said Saturday an initial probe showed that the Washington Post contributor was killed after “discussions” at the consulate turned physical. Khashoggi died after he was placed in a choke hold, a person
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has canvassed the country with a "Poland First" message, painting the pro-European opposition as out-of-touch elites. Law & Justice has bolstered support via handouts and hikes to pensions and state wages, as well as non-stop coverage on state-controled media
Bolsonaro’s team would signal intentions to start negotiating economic reforms during the transition period from the current administration. While Bolsonaro’s team has indicated it would like to keep Ilan Goldfajn as the head of the monetary authority, former central bank director Luiz Fernando Figueiredo
They were the toast of Reno in the 1950s, when the growing casino industry sparked a boom that for a time turned northern Nevada into the West's top gambling destination. Dozens of downtown motor lodges provided spare but comfortable retreats for motorists who took to the nation's new highways
The sheer cost and technological burden of developing self-driving cars, electric vehicles and other advancements has companies that have historically been fierce competitors becoming, at the very least, frenemies. They're forming new alliances, joint ventures and agreements to help develop and
The Las Vegas Sands Corp. chief executive officer and his wife were among the big-dollar donors who lavished tens of millions on political committees during September ahead of the first national elections of Donald Trump’s presidency. The couple’s latest contribution was to the Senate Leadership Fund
Conservative apps deliver curated partisan news feeds on what are effectively private social networks, the New York Times reports.
"Most people are used to working a job, getting a paycheck. Simple. With live streaming and YouTube, it's much more complex."
Hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to Britain's impending exit from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday, demanding a new referendum and to have a say on the government's final Brexit deal with the EU. Organizers say another public vote is needed because new
Italy's government vowed Saturday to engage in constructive talks with the European Union as it still gave final approval to a rule-busting budget and brushed off a ratings downgrade triggered by its higher-than-expected deficit targets. Premier Giuseppe Conte said the budget plan was definitively
“Finally we end two or three surreal days,” with an accord that clears things up, Salvini told reporters in Rome on Saturday after a cabinet meeting. Di Maio said the government is united and will try to explain its reasoning to the EU.
Google has announced major changes to the way its mobile software Android will work inside Europe. It will start charging phone makers to preinstall Google apps on their devices, theoretically opening the door to competing services. It's hard to know exactly how this will play out, but it may worsen
Elevated valuations and crowded positioning have been blamed for the waning leadership of the market’s biggest industry, along with everything from rising bond yields to corporate earnings. The truth is, computer and software makers are cheaper than they’ve been historically, and fund managers currently
Eighth-grader Rishab Jain is on a mission to help diagnose and treat pancreatic cancer using artificial intelligence (AI).
Organizers of a major protest in London calling for a new Brexit referendum are estimating that 670,000 people have turned up for the event. London Mayor Sadiq Khan joined students, families, health workers and scores more for Saturday's march, which ended with a rally at Parliament Square. Among
Fabiano Caruana says the World Chess Federation – and players like himself – need to do more to bring chess to the mainstream.
Minutes from the Fed’s last gathering indicated it’s willing to keep lifting rates even to the point of restricting growth, providing a boost to yields. The coming week will provide insights on the U.S. growth picture from gross domestic product data, and potentially some clues into Fed thinking, with
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China's propaganda machine has taken aim at American soybean farmers as part of its high-stakes trade war with the Trump administration. The publication last month of a four-page advertising section in the Des Moines Register opened a new battle line in China's effort to break the administration
(This October 19 story corrects penultimate paragraph to show that Tenable shares have gained, not declined, since the company's IPO) By Liana B. Baker and Carl O'Donnell NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Cybersecurity software maker CrowdStrike Inc has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs