9:26 am March 3, 2015 | No Comment
The European Union will need radical new policies to reach goals for safeguarding the environment by 2050 after limited progress in curbing pollution and climate change, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said on Tuesday.
9:20 am March 3, 2015 | No Comment
It may be by far the most valuable American company but Apple still can't get into at least one exclusive club — the 30-member Dow Jones Industrial Average.
9:11 am March 3, 2015 | No Comment
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was on hostile turf on Monday as spoke to executives at the world's biggest annual gathering of the mobile industry, renewing attempts to win their backing to help reach billions of users with no Internet access.
9:01 am March 3, 2015 | No Comment
China will hold a military parade this year to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, and invite the leaders of major countries involved in the war to attend, the foreign ministry said, events probably aimed at Japan.
8:45 am March 3, 2015 | No Comment
South Korea's annual inflation in February slowest to a 16-year low on Tuesday as the recent collapse in global oil pressured consumer prices, backing expectations for another rate cut to ward off deflation in Asia's fourth-largest economy.
8:38 am March 3, 2015 | No Comment
Malaysia's CIMB Group Holdings said it replaced its chief financial officer with his deputy a few days after the bank reported its fourth-quarter profit fell 76 percent due to a sharp increase in provisions and slower revenue growth.
8:33 am March 3, 2015 | No Comment
Approvals to build new homes in Australia surged to record highs in January as more people embrace apartment-style living, evidence that record low interest rates are helping housing to fill the hole left by a cooling mining sector.
8:26 am March 3, 2015 | No Comment
Australian officials have handed life bans to five greyhound trainers who used live animals as bait to train their dogs.
10:55 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
Newmont Mining’s Indonesian copper export permit will not be renewed beyond March 19 unless it strikes a deal with Freeport-McMoRan to invest in the latter’s planned smelter, an energy ministry official said on Monday.
10:13 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
Myanmar President Thein Sein had a rare meeting on Monday with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss constitutional changes and the first election under the country's new democratic system, a minister said.
10:08 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
The main talking point at this week’s Geneva car show is likely to be a vehicle that may never be built: the Apple car.
8:47 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday there had been some progress in talks with Iran on its nuclear program but there was "a long way to go and the clock is ticking."
8:12 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
More than one in 10 people picked for the top jobs in British finance pull out during a regulatory vetting process, which has got tougher since the financial crisis. People put forward for chief executive, chairman and for a handful of other senior roles in banking now face a more grueling interview by British financial watchdogs.
7:34 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
India’s government and central bank have agreed to commit to inflation targeting, in the biggest change to monetary policy since the country’s economy was opened up more than two decades ago, putting priority on subduing almost chronically volatile prices.
6:29 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
The main talking point at this week’s Geneva car show is likely to be a vehicle that may never be built: the Apple car. The world’s automakers will gather in the Swiss city to tout their latest minivans, city cars and sport utility vehicles against an uncertain market backdrop, with growing signs of recovery in Europe offset by slowing demand in emerging markets.