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CBI keeps key interest rate unchanged

CBI keeps key interest rate unchanged

-- 2017-12-13 04:31:25

The Central Bank of Iceland (CBI) has kept its key deposit rate unchanged at 4.25 per cent after a meeting on Wednesday. The central bank officials said that they expected higher economic growth th...

Matlub Ahmad takes charge of IBCCI president

Matlub Ahmad takes charge of IBCCI president

FE Online Desk 2017-12-13 03:38:12

Outgoing president of India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI) has handed over charge of the IBCCI to the newly elected president of the chamber Abdul Matlub Ahmad, recently. He has...

Dying businessman throws 'end of life' party

Dying businessman throws 'end of life' party

BBC 2017-12-13 03:04:48

A Japanese businessman diagnosed with terminal cancer has thrown a huge party to say thank you and goodbye. Satoru Anzaki invited about 1,000 guests including friends, former school mates, business p...

Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza, responding to rocket fire

Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza, responding to rocket fire

-- 2017-12-13 02:56:11

The Israeli military says it has carried out airstrikes in Gaza is response to rocket fire toward southern Israel. The military says it struck a Hamas military compound in southern Gaza early on Wedn...

US chopper window falls on Japan school

US chopper window falls on Japan school

-- 2017-12-13 01:42:31

A window fell from a US helicopter onto a school sports field near a US Marines air base on Okinawa on Wednesday, the Marines said, the latest in a series of accidents that have fanned safety concerns...

Asian shares rise ahead of Fed decision

Asian shares rise ahead of Fed decision

-- 2017-12-13 01:37:57

Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to a likely US interest rate hike. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.3 per cent to 3,289...

HK  shares firm ahead of Fed decision

HK shares firm ahead of Fed decision

-- 2017-12-13 01:26:08

The Hong Kong share market was firm on Wednesday ahead of a widely expected interest rate hike from the US Federal Reserve. The sub-index of the Hang Seng index tracking energy shares rose 0.7 per ce...

China stocks dip as financials weaken

China stocks dip as financials weaken

-- 2017-12-13 01:24:42

China stocks dipped slightly as financial shares weighed. At 04:05 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was down 3.98 points or 0.12 per cent at 3,276.83. The blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.14...

Australian shares inch up

Australian shares inch up

-- 2017-12-13 01:22:31

Australian shares inched up to a two-week high on Wednesday as financial shares rose in line with their US peers. The real estate sector was bumped up by shopping centre company Westfield Corp after...

Consumer stocks pull down NZ shares

Consumer stocks pull down NZ shares

-- 2017-12-13 01:21:26

Consumer staples and healthcare stocks pulled down New Zealand shares on Wednesday. New Zealand shares clocked their biggest intraday loss in a week. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.5 per...

Keylogger found in over 460 HP laptop models

Keylogger found in over 460 HP laptop models

BBC 2017-12-12 12:16:17

Hidden software that can record every letter typed on a computer keyboard has been discovered pre-installed on hundreds of HP laptop models. Security researcher Michael Myng found the keylogging code...

Japanese stocks post modest gains

Japanese stocks post modest gains

-- 2017-12-12 12:13:07

Japanese stocks rose slightly on Tuesday morning in choppy trade supported by gains in financial stocks, mining shares and shippers, with investors on tenterhooks ahead of Fed policy meeting. The Nik...

ASX rises to two-week high, NZ falls

ASX rises to two-week high, NZ falls

-- 2017-12-12 12:03:26

Australian shares rose to a near two-week high on Tuesday, supported by materials stocks on the back of higher commodity prices, while financials extended gains into their fifth consecutive session....

Amnesty claims EU ‘complicit’ in Libya migrant abuse

Amnesty claims EU ‘complicit’ in Libya migrant abuse

-- 2017-12-12 12:00:00

European governments are “complicit” in grave human rights violations in Libya through their support for authorities there that often work with people smugglers and torture refugees and mi...

Surprises, snubs of the Golden Globe nominations

Surprises, snubs of the Golden Globe nominations

Reuters 2017-12-12 12:00:00

Women were shut out of the directors race at the 2018 Golden Globe nominations on Monday, while Ridley Scott’s scramble to reshoot “All the Money in the World” led to a surprise nod...

Cambodia's RMG export growth to slow next year: GMAC

Cambodia's RMG export growth to slow next year: GMAC

-- 2017-12-12 12:00:00

The Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia (GMAC) said that the growth of the Southeast Asian country’s garment industry will slow down next year. Concerns about the impact of next year&...

Two soldiers die in Pakistan militant ambush

Two soldiers die in Pakistan militant ambush

-- 2017-12-12 03:25:24

Two soldiers have been killed after militants in Pakistan's northwestern tribal area of North Waziristan ambushed an army vehicle on Tuesday, an official statement said. The Inter-Services Public Ser...

Australian town plans 150th anniversary in wrong year

Australian town plans 150th anniversary in wrong year

BBC 2017-12-12 03:18:48

Plans to celebrate the 150th anniversary of an Australian town have hit a hurdle, after local authorities found they were three years too late. The town of Charleville, in Queensland, had begun plann...

US soldier dies in Afghan vehicle accident

US soldier dies in Afghan vehicle accident

-- 2017-12-12 02:55:11

An American soldier has succumbed to wounds sustained during a vehicle accident in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, says the US military. A statement released by the US forces on Tuesd...

Australian senator resigns amid China controversy

Australian senator resigns amid China controversy

-- 2017-12-12 02:14:11

Prominent Australian opposition Senator Sam Dastyari said on Tuesday he would resign from parliament after a series of allegations emerged about his links with Chinese-aligned interests in Australia....

Asian shares mostly lower

Asian shares mostly lower

-- 2017-12-12 01:34:29

Asian shares were mostly lower on Tuesday as investors stepped back as the markets are awaiting the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday and the outcome of a major Chinese planning conference. Japan&...

Artwork seizure from Catalan museum sparks rage

Artwork seizure from Catalan museum sparks rage

-- 2017-12-12 01:00:03

Police in Spain's Catalonia region have begun transferring medieval artefacts on Madrid's orders in an ownership battle with neighbouring Aragon. The operation, which started before dawn on Monday, i...

Rock singer ‘sorry’ for concert kick

Rock singer ‘sorry’ for concert kick

BBC 2017-12-11 12:33:43

Queens of the Stone Age musician Josh Homme has apologised after a female photographer said he kicked her in the head during a concert in Los Angeles. Chelsea Lauren posted a video on social media th...

Maduro bans Venezuela opposition parties from election

Maduro bans Venezuela opposition parties from election

Agencies 2017-12-11 12:00:00

Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro, says the country's main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next year's presidential election. He said only parties which took part in Sunday's ma...

UK gets highest mountain

UK gets highest mountain

BBC 2017-12-11 12:00:00

Britain has a new tallest mountain. Mt Hope, which is sited in the part of the Antarctic claimed by the UK, was recently re-measured and found to tower above the previous title holder, Mt Jackson, by...

Leopard strays into Mumbai pre-school

Leopard strays into Mumbai pre-school

-- 2017-12-11 12:00:00

Residents of Sher-e-Punjab Colony in Mumbai’s Andheri (East) had an unexpected visitor on Sunday. A female sub-adult leopard moved around, climbed trees – creating panic – and final...

How’s about personal relationship in Asia?

How’s about personal relationship in Asia?

-- 2017-12-11 12:00:00

2017 Prudential Relationship Index (PRI) reveals continued high levels of fulfilment in personal relationships across Asia. In order to gain a deeper understanding of personal relationships in the re...

Asian shares rise after US job report

Asian shares rise after US job report

-- 2017-12-11 11:44:38

Asian shares rose on Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the US that took the S&P 500 index to its third straight weekly gain on Friday despite weakness earlier in the week. Japan&...

Germany accuses China of cyber spying

Germany accuses China of cyber spying

-- 2017-12-11 10:35:55

China is using fake LinkedIn profiles to gather information on German officials and politicians, the German intelligence agency (BfV) has said. The agency alleges that Chinese intelligence used the n...

India in talks with Singapore for cruise tourism

India in talks with Singapore for cruise tourism

-- 2017-12-11 10:30:28

India’s Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that talks are on with Singapore for cruise connectivity. Keen on promoting cruise tourism on a mega scale, India has huge potential for cruise tou...