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Goldman selects Mazars to audit European operations

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 21:15
Goldman Sachs said on Monday it has appointed Mazars to audit its European operations in a major coup for the Paris headquartered accounting firm.

All shook up: Brexit Party's Nigel Farage doused with milkshake on campaign

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 21:12
Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain's Brexit Party, was doused in milkshake by a protestor on Monday, the latest anti-EU figure to be targeted during campaigning for the European parliament elections.

First batch of flats in Tengah's Garden District to be launched for sale in May

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 21:00
SINGAPORE: The first housing project in Tengah's Garden District will be launched for sale in the Build-to-Order (BTO) exercise this month, said the Housing and Development Board (HDB) on Monday (May 20).  Garden District is the second of five housing districts in Tengah to be developed, after ...

Potter set to be named Brighton manager

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 20:50
Brighton and Hove Albion are poised to name Swansea City boss Graham Potter as their new manager, British media reported on Monday.

Ford Motor Co cutting about 10per cent of global salaried workforce

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 20:31
Ford Motor Co said on Monday it will eliminate about 10per cent percent of its global salaried workforce, cutting about 7,000 jobs by the end of August as part of its larger restructuring in a move that will save the No. 2 automaker US$600 million annually.

US telecom regulators, Sprint, T-Mobile to agree on deal: sources

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 20:21
Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc announced a series of changes to their proposed US$26 billion deal on Monday, while U.S. regulators were expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said.

India stocks soar as polls point to Modi election win

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 20:20
MUMBAI: Indian shares soared 3.75 per cent on Monday (May 20) - the biggest jump in nearly six years - as markets greeted exit polls indicating conservative Prime Minister Narendra Modi secured a new term in a general election. The Bombay Stock Exchange's Sensex index ended at a record high 39,352 ...

Tata Motors profits fall 47% amid Jaguar Land Rover China slowdown

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 20:18
Indian carmaker Tata Motors on Monday reported a 47 percent fall in quarterly profits after being hit by new struggles to sell its luxury Jaguar Land Rover cars in China and other key markets.

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 20:05
TEL AVIV: Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports to consumers. Like MyHeritage's at-home DNA ancestry test, the new product provides a percentage breakdown of ethnic origins and matching ...

Holder Halep shrugs off expectations ahead of French Open

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:40
French Open champion Simona Halep has said won't be burdened by expectations that she can repeat last year's triumph and would rather focus on enjoying the Grand Slam which starts on Sunday.

Thousands protest strict Alabama abortion law

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:40
Thousands took to the streets in the southern US state of Alabama on Sunday to rally against the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions in decades.

Britain prepares for new spying law after Salisbury poisoning

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:37
Britain is preparing to bring in a new spying law and is considering updating treason legislation to counter the threat from hostile states in the wake of the nerve agent poisoning in Salisbury last year, Home Secretary Sajid Javid said on Monday.

FCC, Sprint, T-Mobile to announce agreement on deal: source

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:35
Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc on Monday will announce a series of changes to their US$26 billion deal, while U.S. regulators are expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said.

Italy's Salvini fumes as ruling partner slows anti-migrant bill

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:32
Italy's governing populist Five Star Movement appeared to have coalition partner Matteo Salvini on the back foot Monday, as it challenged the strongman over his latest anti-migrant decree.

Swine fever sending pork prices higher

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:30
PARIS: In a cruel irony in the Chinese Year of the Pig, outbreaks of African Swine Fever are forcing huge culls that could send pork prices to levels never seen before. According to the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization, pork prices "have begun to soar", rising by up to 50 per cent both in ...

Coca-Cola ends plan to refranchise Africa bottling unit, keeps majority stake

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:25
Coca-Cola Co said on Monday it had dropped plans to refranchise its Africa bottling business, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), and would instead keep its majority stake in the unit for the time being.

Beijing denounces US warship sail-by in South China Sea

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:18
China on Monday denounced a US warship sail-by near disputed islands in the South China Sea as a violation of its sovereignty, amid mounting tensions over trade between the two countries.

India's Hindu groups to double down on demands as Modi set for big win

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:12
A Hindu temple on a disputed site, life in jail for killing cows and ending the autonomy of India's only Muslim-majority state are some demands Hindu groups plan to push Prime Minister Narendra Modi on if he wins the general election as expected.

Canberra MRT station to open on Nov 2

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:10
SINGAPORE: The new Canberra MRT station on the North-South Line will open on Nov 2, Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan announced on Monday (May 20) during a visit to the site.  Located between Sembawang and Yishun stations, Canberra station will be a 10-minute walk away for more than 17,000 ...

Stock futures drop on concerns over spiraling fallout of Huawei crackdown

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:06
U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from Washington's crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies added to concerns over worsening trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies.