It is hard to argue with the contention that we should have a balanced economy. It means an economy that not only has a broad mix of industries where we are highly effective and competitive but an eco
Diageo has secured the go-ahead for its €25m plan to construct a new distillery at its St James’s Gate base in Dublin for its new premium blended Irish whiskey, Roe & Co.
Opec and non-member oil producers have moved closer to clinching a deal on extending output cuts by nine months to clear a global stocks overhang and prop up the price of crude.
A finance deal to upgrade the Cork to Limerick road could be drawing closer after discussions held with the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg and Finance Minister Michael Noonan and Expenditure M
Soft drinks manufacturer Britvic Ireland is calling for more clarity around the Government’s sugar tax proposals, due for implementation next April.
Norwegian Air said it remains confident that a deal can be struck with Ryanair or another airline to transport passengers from continental Europe to the US using the low-fare model.
Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary stepped up his warnings over Brexit saying the outcome of the talks would lead to an “inevitable” hard landing and bring major disruption to flights int
Providence Resources boss Tony O’Reilly Jr has said landing a development partner for the company’s headline asset — the Barryroe oil and gas field off the Cork coast — remains
Retailer Marks & Spencer said improving profit margins and steady market share showed its struggling clothing business was on the mend, despite a 10% drop in annual earnings and sliding sales in t
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The decision by Moody's Investors Service to downgrade China's credit rating is "illogical" and overstates the levels of government debt, a commerce ministry researcher said in an
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose ahead of an OPEC meeting on Thursday that is expected to extend a production cut aimed at tightening the market well into 2018, adding at least nine months to an
The motorcycle maker serves as an example of the economic realities that are pushing U.S. companies to set up new factories overseas. Global trade barriers and proximity to new customers play roles,
Environmental groups file administrative protest over planned June 13 auction for new oil and gas leases across almost 196,000 acres in central Nevada, calling the action a prelude to a possible lawsu
THE Provincial Government-run Negros Occidental Language and Information Technology Center (NOLITC) is scaling up the implementation of its programs through the establishment of an extension center in
Here are the five biggest developments in MMA Biz from the week-and-a-half gone by, featuring Conor McGregor, Georges St-Pierre, Cris “Cyborg” and more.
A bill seeking to resurrect Nevada’s rooftop solar industry would create new costs of more than $48 million a year over the 20-year life of the measure, an NV Energy analysis shows.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares eked out modest gains on Thursday while the dollar and U.S. bond yields slipped after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled a cautious approach to future rate hikes and the
TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar was on the defensive early on Thursday after minutes of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting were not as hawkish as anticipated, while the euro edged back up towards
Getting new customers involved in more interactive experiences is going to be a big part of the future for casinos in the United States and around the world, participants in a major gambling conferenc
Prosecutors say an employee of a Washington consulting firm obtained information about policy decisions at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A California-based workers advocacy group released a report on Wednesday saying that Tesla Inc data showed its workers have been injured at a rate a third higher than the au
Tracinda Corp., the fund managing the wealth of the late Kirk Kerkorian, is selling more than $300 million of MGM Resorts International shares as it seeks to diversify its assets from gaming.
TORONTO - Metrolinx has filed an appeal questioning the decision of an Ontario judge last month that preserved the transit agency's contract with Bombardier Transportation. The notice of appeal deepe
ShipRush’s technology helps small and midsize e-commerce companies deliver packages. It’s being acquired by Waterloo, Ontario-based Descartes Systems Group.
The vehicle carrying the Toyota Racing Development label is big and built to absorb off-road rambles and wet landscapes.
Online survey service SurveyMonkey announced Serena Williams’ appointment to its board. She says she’s embarking on a new mission to help tech companies diversify their workforces and solve one of th
The robots Laundroid and FoldiMate will fold a load of laundry on their own — albeit rather slowly. They are coming to market soon, their makers say.
Kiana Davis, South Jones High grad, overcame numerous obstacles, including homelessness, to graduate from Barnard College on May 17.
Jurors have sided with a California research university in its dispute with a renowned plant scientist credited with developing tasty strawberries as a professor there. Jurors in a San Francisco f
The Transportation Security Administration has been quietly testing a new screening procedure that more closely examines electronic devices in carry-on bags at LAX and nine other airports. Under t
TOKYO (Reuters) - Most Japanese firms believe the Tokyo bourse should be cautious in its approach to any delisting of embattled Toshiba Corp , concerned about the potential impact on its clients, subc
The government-controlled mortgage-finance giant said it had stopped selling properties to Vision Property Management after conducting a review of the firm’s rent-to-own program.
Travellers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined more closely. The Transportation Security Administra
The network said Andrea Tantaros’s lawyer did not properly vet facts in accusing it of using fake Twitter accounts to torment her in retaliation for a sexual harassment complaint.
Bottling operations can draw 130 million gallons a year from one site at almost no cost to Nestlé. Its application to pump even more has opened a political fight.
The ratings spread between CBS’s late night show and NBC’s is marginal. But that gap is expected to widen, by about a million, once delayed data is collected.
The Spanish Supreme Court has rejected FC Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi's appeal, confirming his conviction on tax fraud charges. His prison sentence will stand.
OTTAWA - Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould's father is calling the national public inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women a "bloody farce." Bill Wilson, a hereditary chief, says the c
(Reuters) - HP Inc reported better-than-expected results in what its chief executive termed a "breakthrough" quarter as both its PC and printer businesses grew for the first time since 2010.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency on Wednesday said it will invest up to $146 million in an alliance with Boeing to build an experimental spaceplane
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV believes a software update can address U.S. regulators' contention that its diesel vehicles are producing excess emissions, a lawyer for the compan
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's budget chief delivered a spirited defence of the plan's deep spending cuts, but his agriculture secretary offered only a half-hearted endorsement of proposed redu
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentine federal agents searched the offices of the Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht in Buenos Aires on Wednesday as part of an investigation into alleged bribe
Conrad Mwanawashe Business Reporter BUOYED by the achievements coming out of the initial phases of the Ease of Doing Business Reforms, Government has widened the scope of the reforms to cover various
Business Reporters CABINET is evaluating the three tenders from companies Government short-listed for final selection to upgrade and modernise Beitbridge Border Post in a move which will improve effic
Business Reporter NMBZ Holdings expects its June 30 half-year performance to be better than last year’s and its 2017 performance to surpass that of 2016, barring a significant deterioration in the eco
Tinashe Makichi Business Reporter Listed retail giant, OK Zimbabwe reported a near nine-fold jump in net profit to $6,1 million for the year ended March 2017 compared to the previous year on the back
E-commerce offers businesses many ways to reach consumers and conduct business without the need for physical shops. The world is going digital and so is every business and your model should be centred
Many parents take pride in their children being more technologically savvy than them. In numerous families, it is usually children and teenagers that are called upon to help with gadgets and tech tips
Dr Gift Mugano Continued from last week The diaspora are seen as sources of financial flows, economic opportunities, technology transfer, political support, progressive attitudes, and a good image of
Business Reporter Caledonia Mining Corporation which controls 49 percent of Zimbabwe gold miner, Blanket Mine, will list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE MKT) as the group looks for increased trad
Business Reporter A local ICT company Rubiem Technologies has designed an application that is set to revolutionalise the agriculture industry, which is the conerstone of the country’s economy. Dubbed
Golden Sibanda Senior Business Reporter AIR ZIMBABWE has some of the best pilots and engineers in the world, a strength the local airline’s Canadian suitor Nextjet says could be used to earn more mone
TORONTO - A painting by the late Quebec artist Jean Paul Riopelle sold for more than $7.4 million on Wednesday, good for second on the list of Canada's most expensive ...
On June 1, The first Virtual Reality and Healthcare Symposium focused on the impact that virtual reality on health and medicine will take place at George Washington University.
VERNON, B.C. - Cool and wet weather is helping crews fighting two wildfires in British Columbia. A fire discovered Tuesday in the Okanagan, northwest of Lumby, was fanned by high winds ......
President Donald Trump's 2018 Department of Defense budget includes a $52.7 billion increase in military spending for readiness and procurement of new systems.
It’s still early in the year, but the head of McCarran International said the airport is already on track to serve a record-setting number of airline passengers in 2017.
Old World coffee giant Lavazza is buying control of Kicking Horse Coffee, the company known for its cheekily named blends that can trace its roots to a garage in the ...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended up slightly on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 hitting a record high close, after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed policymakers view a rate hik
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Protesters demanding the resignation of Brazilian President Michel Temer staged running battles with police and set fire to a ministry building in Brasilia on Wednesday, prompting
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of Tibet's government in exile said on Wednesday it would be "logical" for Donald Trump to meet the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, since the U.S. president h
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, the first such challenge
According to earlier reports, Lesosibirsk is one of the populated localities that have been most hit by wildfires, which destroyed a number of dwelling houses
Greg Townsend Jr. wasn’t around for much of it, but from 1983-93 and again in 1997, his dad, Townsend Sr., was making life miserable for NFL quarterbacks.
Over 100 trucks loaded with US armaments and ammunition, including heavy mortars and anti-tank missiles, have reached the Kurdish controlled northern Syrian city of Hasakah over the pas
Roger Boesche, a beloved Occidental College professor of four decades whom President Obama cited as sparking his interest in politics, died Tuesday. He was 69. Boesche, a scholar of Alexis de Tocq
Metro officials are expected to vote Thursday on a motion that would shift hundreds of millions of dollars away from a bitterly debated tunnel project, effectively killing it, backers say.
Officials say eight California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to hospitals after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control. Correctional officers fired 19 bullets from s
The deadly suicide bombing in Britain and threats of more attacks thrust counter-terrorism to the top of President Trump’s agenda for talks with NATO leaders here on Thursday, buttressing his bid
Police in Florida have managed to arrest the Joker without Batman's help following reports of a green-haired man with tattoos on his face pointing a gun at traffic. A Miami-Dade police report says
Eight California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to hospitals Wednesday after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control and required live ammunition to stop, corrections
A meeting of top-five featherweights and a crossroads bantamweight fight have been added to the UFC 214 card in Anaheim that is headlined by Daniel Cormier’s anticipated light-heavyweight title re
The death toll from nearly eight weeks of Venezuelan street protests rose to 56 on Wednesday after three opponents of President Nicolas Maduro were reported killed by gunfire in Barinas state, the
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday agreed to settle lawsuits brought by Culver City and Inglewood that alleged the potential environmental impacts of modernization projects at Los Angeles I