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Online resale store thredUP said on Wednesday it received US$175 million in funding which it will use to expand its platform to offer resale clothing services to retailers.
The Irish High Court on Wednesday granted Ryanair an injunction to prevent its Dublin-based pilots from going on strike later this week.
Target Corp beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales on Wednesday, as the big box retailer benefited from higher online sales and an increase in shoppers at its stores, sending shares up 5per cent in pre-market trading.
The number of South Korean tourists visiting Japan fell last month to its lowest in nearly a year as visitors cancelled travel plans amid deteriorating relations between the neighbours, Japanese government data showed on Wednesday (Aug 21).
Former France and Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery is to join Fiorentina, the Serie A side said on Wednesday.
BEIJING: China on Wednesday (Aug 21) blasted a huge planned US arms shipment to self-ruled Taiwan and threatened to sanction firms involved in the sale of F-16 fighter jets. The US State Department on Tuesday approved the transfer of 66 Lockheed Martin-built F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan in a US$8 ...
Danes expressed shock and disbelief on Wednesday over US President Donald Trump's cancellation of a state visit to Denmark after its prime minister rebuffed his interest in purchasing Greenland.
SINGAPORE: An Indian national received a jail sentence on Wednesday (Aug 21) for peddling duty-unpaid cigarettes and for possessing chewing tobacco, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) and Singapore Customs said in a joint news release. Veerappan Vimalraj, 33, was prosecuted for storing and ...
India's cricket board (BCCI) said on Wednesday it will earn 58per cent more per match for the next four years as Paytm retained the title sponsorship rights for international and domestic matches, underlining the game's undiminished popularity in the country.
John Gosden and Frankie Dettori are probably the best trainer-jockey combination since Vincent O'Brien and Lester Piggott ruled the "Sport of Kings" 40 years ago and in Enable and Stradivarius provide the two star attractions at the prestigious York Ebor meeting this week.
Apple Inc is in the final stages of certifying advanced screens from Chinese display maker BOE Technology Group Co Ltd for its iPhones, as it attempts to reduce reliance on Samsung Electronics, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday.
German auto maker Daimler AG plans to build Mercedes Benz-branded heavy trucks in China by revamping truck plants owned by its local joint venture, according to a document seen by Reuters and two sources familiar with the matter.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday Tehran may act "unpredictably" in response to the United States' "unpredictable" policies under U.S. President Donald Trump.
Pope Francis allowed a girl suffering from an undisclosed illness to move around undisturbed clapping and dancing on the stage for most of his general audience on Wednesday, delighting the crowd.
PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Cabinet has given the green light for Go-Jek to offer motorcycle ride-hailing services in the country, Entrepreneur Development Minister Mohd Redzuan Yusof said on Wednesday (Aug 21). Speaking to reporters, he said the Cabinet discussed the matter thoroughly and agreed in ...
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte handed in his resignation on Tuesday after accusing his interior minister, Matteo Salvini, of putting his League party before the needs of Italy.
Single-use plastics will be banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said on Wednesday (Aug 21).
HONG KONG: China has deployed a three-pronged strategy to suffocate protests in Hong Kong - propaganda, economic leverage and intimidation. Here is a look at Beijing's efforts so far to squash a movement that has refused to die. SHAPING THE NARRATIVE As protests erupted in June, discussion ...
SINGAPORE: Noble Group Holdings (Noble Holdings) plans to rebuild its liquefied natural gas (LNG) and core energy businesses and develop rare earths as it seeks new life as a niche, Asia-focused commodity trader, sources aware of the matter said. "We have enough credit lines to expand the LNG ...
Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said on Wednesday (Aug 21).