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Hong Kong Disneyland raises ticket prices by another 3%

28 min 16 sec ago
SINGAPORE: Loss-making Hong Kong Disneyland Resort has hiked ticket prices for The Happiest Place On Earth by an average of 3 per cent. Effective Wednesday (Apr 24), those aged 12 to 64 will have to pay HK$639 (US$82) for a one-day entrance ticket, while children above 3 years old will have to pay ...

Former Barcelona FC President acquitted in graft probe - court document

30 min 9 sec ago
Former Barcelona football club president Sandro Rosell has been acquitted of charges related to an investigation in to money laundering, a High Court document showed on Wednesday.

AT&T misses revenue estimates as WarnerMedia, wireless unit disappoint

35 min 30 sec ago
AT&T Inc on Wednesday posted a surprise gain in first quarter net wireless subscribers who pay a monthly bill, as it rolled out a series of price-cut promotions for smartphones.

Newcastle's Almiron to miss rest of season with hamstring injury

40 min 30 sec ago
Newcastle United playmaker Miguel Almiron will miss the last three games of the season due to a hamstring injury, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.

Boeing profit falls 21 percent after 737 MAX groundings

42 min 12 sec ago
Boeing Co reported a 21 percent fall in first-quarter profit on Wednesday and suspended its 2019 outlook as the world's largest planemaker worked to get its 737 MAX jets back in the air after two deadly accidents.

Caterpillar raises 2019 profit outlook on tax gain

43 min 45 sec ago
Caterpillar Inc raised its full-year profit forecast on Wednesday as it booked a tax gain in the first quarter stemming from the overhaul of U.S. tax laws.

Water levels at Johor dams expected to normalise in 6 weeks: State exco member

54 min 51 sec ago
JOHOR BAHRU: The low water level situation at major dams in Johor is improving, said a state executive council member on Wednesday (Apr 24), adding that things are expected to be back to normal in six weeks when more rain is expected. When contacted by CNA, Johor International Trade, Investment ...

Nasdaq reports rise in first quarter earnings

1 hour 4 min ago
Nasdaq Inc on Wednesday reported a rise in first quarter profits on Wednesday as a pickup in the exchange operator's non-transactional businesses, including market technology, helped offset a softer trading environment.

Anthem beats earnings estimates, raises 2019 profit forecast

1 hour 4 min ago
Anthem Inc's first-quarter profit beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday as it reined in expenses, and the U.S. health insurer raised its earnings forecast for the year.

Football: Newcastle record signing Almiron in doubt for Copa America

1 hour 6 min ago
Paraguayan midfielder Miguel Almiron could be a doubt for his country's Copa America campaign after Newcastle revealed he will miss their final three Premier League matches due to a hamstring injury.

Spain court acquits former FC Barcelona president of money laundering

1 hour 7 min ago
A Spanish court on Wednesday acquitted former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell, who spent nearly two years in pre-trial custody, of money laundering.

Occidental offers to buy Anadarko in US$57 billion deal, topping Chevron

1 hour 9 min ago
Oil and gas producer Occidental Petroleum Corp on Wednesday offered to buy rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp in a US$57 billion deal, topping Chevron Corp's agreement to buy Anadarko for US$50 billion.

Undeterred by Khashoggi murder, global executives return to Saudi Arabia

1 hour 10 min ago
Global finance chiefs who boycotted a Saudi investment summit last year following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi returned to Riyadh this week as the Gulf kingdom gets business back on track.

MOE rolling out new system for fund collection at all schools

1 hour 18 min ago
SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Education (MOE) is rolling out a new billing system to all schools in Singapore to manage collection of money from students. This comes as court cases of school staff members mishandling money made the news recently. Mr Clarence Tang, MOE’s divisional director of ...

Five Eyes will not use Huawei in sensitive networks - senior US official

1 hour 19 min ago
GLASGOW, Scotland: None of the Five Eyes intelligence sharing nations will use technology from Huawei in the "sensitive" parts of their telecoms networks, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday. A British security source said earlier on Wednesday that Britain would allow China's Huawei access to ...

Uber's Amit Jain to leave, company names new Asia-Pacific unit chief

1 hour 19 min ago
Uber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday the head of its Asia-Pacific operations will leave the company at the end of next month, and will be replaced by Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty.

Sri Lanka admits 'major' lapse over deadly blasts

1 hour 19 min ago
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's government on Wednesday (Apr 24) acknowledged "major" lapses over its failure to prevent the horrific Easter attacks that killed more than 350 people, despite prior intelligence warnings. Recriminations have flown since suicide bombers blew themselves up in packed churches and ...

Biogen beats first-quarter profit estimates on Spinraza strength

1 hour 19 min ago
Drugmaker Biogen Inc reported a 20 percent rise in first-quarter profit on Wednesday on higher sales of its muscle disease treatment Spinraza.

Older workers helped fuel recent US growth. Can it last?

1 hour 30 min ago
As a record-breaking economic expansion nears the decade mark, people like Marty Groth may determine whether it is forced into a lower gear.

Armed New Zealand police to deploy for Anzac day, royal visit

1 hour 37 min ago
Armed police will patrol Anzac Day services across New Zealand Thursday in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks, as thousands honour the country's war dead and Britain's Prince William arrives on a visit.