Nearly 100 flights cancelled as strong winds cause chaos at Sydney airport

Sydney Airport is using only one runway due to gusty wind of up to 55km/h that's causing delays for domestic and worldwide flights in and out of the city. Melbourne has also been buffeted with reduced runway operations. Sydney Airport cancelled ... More..

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Black Friday shoppers wake up early to take advantage of holiday deals
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Black Friday shoppers wake up early to take advantage of holiday deals

Springboard said that by 13:00 GMT, footfall at shops was down 7% from a year ago. "We are shopping for toys on Amazon this year as well". They spent a similar amount at Gap, where items were discounted by abou...More..

Huawei ban: China hopes countries can provide fair environment for Chinese firms
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Huawei ban: China hopes countries can provide fair environment for Chinese firms

One of the government's concerns is based on the use of Chinese telecom equipment in countries that host U.S. military bases, such as Germany, Italy and Japan, the report added. "If a government's behaviour ext...More..

Ghosn received six houses from Nissan, including in Tokyo and NY
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

Ghosn received six houses from Nissan, including in Tokyo and NY

The board also made a decision to strip representative director status from Greg Kelly, the American director accused of being a co-conspirator in Ghosn's alleged misdeeds. "Ghosn's era is over". Nissan exe...More..

Tesla takes Price Cut in China to absorb Trade War effect
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

Tesla takes Price Cut in China to absorb Trade War effect

China is the world's largest electric vehicle market, and the segment is only bound to get more prominent in the coming years due to the country's aggressive push towards renewable transportation. The move mark...More..

Damian Hinds: MPs don't need to 'love every line' of Brexit deal
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Damian Hinds: MPs don't need to 'love every line' of Brexit deal

And Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "It is my view that the House of Commons will stop no-deal". Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson urged her to "junk" her b...More..

Dolce & Gabbana ask for China's 'forgiveness' after racism claims
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Dolce & Gabbana ask for China's 'forgiveness' after racism claims

Just as Dolce & Gabbana prepared to mount their heavily anticipated The Great Show in Shanghai last night, attendees were informed the event would no longer be going ahead. "Our dream was to bring to S...More..

Businesses planning to open ahead of Black Friday
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Businesses planning to open ahead of Black Friday

Black Friday deals and doorbusters available include 50% off Amazon Echo Dots , $280 off a KitchenAid mixer, and a Toshiba 43-inch Smart TV for $130. Macy's is open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, with loads o...More..

Blast in Orakzai Agency kills almost 30, injures over 40
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Blast in Orakzai Agency kills almost 30, injures over 40

In Orakzai, a suicide bomber drove a motorcycle into a crowd attending a festival and market that attracts people from different religious communities, before detonating his explosives. "Let there be no doubt i...More..

Reserve Bank raises repo rate to 6.75%
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Reserve Bank raises repo rate to 6.75%

Ahead of the announcement, analysts had been divided over whether the central bank would hike the rate or keep it unchanged. Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has explained that rising oil prices, and a ...More..

North Shore leaders react to new ride-hailing legislation timeline
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

North Shore leaders react to new ride-hailing legislation timeline

It's a feeling of frustration for a coalition pushing to bring ride-hailing to B.C., one day after the province announced its plan to bring services like Uber and Lyft here. The B.C. Federation of Labour expres...More..

Dow dives 2.2%, moves into the red for 2018
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Dow dives 2.2%, moves into the red for 2018

Caterpillar fell 3.1 percent to $125.98 and Nike lost 3 percent to $72.52. Target shares plunged 10.2 percent to $69.27 after it reported earnings that missed Wall Street's estimates due to higher expenses. The...More..

Range Rover Evoque previewed as wire sculpture ahead of its debut
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Range Rover Evoque previewed as wire sculpture ahead of its debut

Gerry McGovern, Land Rover chief design officer, said; "The wire forms have been created to preview the new Evoque - which is the embodiment of Range Rover's modernist design approach". GoAuto has contacted ...More..

Ikea to cut 7,500 jobs worldwide as customer behaviour changes
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Ikea to cut 7,500 jobs worldwide as customer behaviour changes

The same report noted that Ikea has been experimenting with retail concepts aimed at expanding beyond the massive suburban stores the company is known for. The company is opening stores in 30 major city cen...More..

Busy roads, some airport delays as holiday travel gets underway
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Busy roads, some airport delays as holiday travel gets underway

Over four million will fly and over one million will travel by other modes of transportation like bus and train. Travelers check in for flights at John F. They say people having more money and lower gas price...More..

Northern Irish kingmakers send UK PM May a warning over Brexit deal
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Northern Irish kingmakers send UK PM May a warning over Brexit deal

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned she would not turn up to the European Union summit on Sunday if the final negotiations weren't agreed within the next 48 hours. He pointed out that he would do so if S...More..

Amazon blames technical error for exposing customer information
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Amazon blames technical error for exposing customer information

In its notifications to customers, the company said that they did not need to change their passwords or "take any other action". If you're an Amazon customer you may have received a rather unusual email this ...More..

Renault keeps Carlos Ghosn as CEO despite arrest in Japan
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Renault keeps Carlos Ghosn as CEO despite arrest in Japan

Ghosn's position as board chair for Renault will be temporarily occupied by the lead independent director, Phillipe Lagayette. Mr Bollore, 55, a soft-spoken French national from Brittany, joined Renault in 20...More..

Apple Cuts Production Orders for All 3 New IPhone Models
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Apple Cuts Production Orders for All 3 New IPhone Models

According to the report , "Lower-than-expected demand for Apple Inc .'s new iPhones and the company's decision to offer more models have created turmoil along its supply chain and made it harder to predict th...More..

Theresa May fights for Brexit deal, says 'agreed in full'
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Theresa May fights for Brexit deal, says 'agreed in full'

Under last week's draft withdrawal agreement , the transition would end in December 2020. CBI chief Carolyn Fairbairn gave qualified support for May's draft deal, telling the conference that "it is not ideal...More..

Russian Federation plans to sign deal with OPEC
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Russian Federation plans to sign deal with OPEC

Brent crude oil futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil prices , were at $66.37 a barrel at 0752 GMT, down 42 cents, or 0.6 percent, from their last close. Total volume traded was about 5 percent below the...More..

Renault shares PLUNGE as chief Carlos Ghosn 'faces arrest in Japan'
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Renault shares PLUNGE as chief Carlos Ghosn 'faces arrest in Japan'

Director Greg Kelly was also found to have under-reported his compensation and had "deep involvement" in Ghosn's schemes, according to the company. Ghosn has also been a nemesis for French unions and left-w...More..

After a marathon meet, RBI and Govt find middle ground
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

After a marathon meet, RBI and Govt find middle ground

RBI, which had taken a stern stance, is likely to relax the PCA norms only on those banks that are showing signs of a turnaround through faster resolution of non-performing assets (NPAs) and shedding of non-c...More..

Scott Morrison plays down US, China APEC Summit division
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Scott Morrison plays down US, China APEC Summit division

The 21 nations at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Port Moresby struggled to bridge differences on issues such as trade protectionism, making it likely their final statement Sunday will be an a...More..

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Could Crash Below $300
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Could Crash Below $300

At the time of writing, Bitcoin was up 0.92% to $5,680, a relatively bullish start to the day seeing Bitcoin move from a morning low $5,626.7 to a morning high $5,688.4 before easing back. Its launch date was N...More..

Nissan's Ghosn to be arrested in Japan for alleged financial violations: Asahi
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Nissan's Ghosn to be arrested in Japan for alleged financial violations: Asahi

Nissan's Carlos Ghosn, one of the auto industry's star executives, now faces dismissal by the Japanese vehicle maker, and has been arrested. "Nissan has been providing information to the Japanese Public Prose...More..

Ireland has no plans to prepare infrastructure for hard border - foreign minister
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Ireland has no plans to prepare infrastructure for hard border - foreign minister

In the event of a no deal, a hard border and inevitable impact to the Irish economy, the fall out could impact the Fine Gael leadership who aligned themselves so closely to the withdrawal negotiations. The DUP'...More..

Honda Teases New Passport
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Honda Teases New Passport

Honda has confirmed the Passport will be built at its plant in Lincoln, Alabama, where the Pilot is made. The Japanese automaker was coy about any other details on the new vehicle. A report from Automotive...More..

Jeff Bezos: 'I Predict One Day Amazon Will Fail'
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Jeff Bezos: 'I Predict One Day Amazon Will Fail'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made a rather bold acknowledgement this week, predicting the future demise of his 24-year old juggernaut valued at almost $1 trillion. "It's reasonable for large institutions of any kind,...More..

‘Seeking justice’: parents of Lion Air victim file lawsuit against Boeing
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

‘Seeking justice’: parents of Lion Air victim file lawsuit against Boeing

Both Lion Air and the APA have now rejected the company's assertion. This news comes after the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that Boeing withheld information about the potential dangers related to...More..

Hotels apologize in China after video shows how they clean:The Asahi Shimbun
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Hotels apologize in China after video shows how they clean:The Asahi Shimbun

This is not the first time that some of China's most expensive and sought-after hotels have been caught in shoddy cleaning practices. A repost of the video on Weibo, China's equivalent of Twitter, by state-...More..

Jennie-O products recalled after one death linked to salmonella outbreak
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Jennie-O products recalled after one death linked to salmonella outbreak

Symptoms can include fever, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, headache, nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite that start within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated product. Just in time for Thanksgiving, the US...More..

Apec leaders at odds over globalisation and free trade
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Apec leaders at odds over globalisation and free trade

The President's plane landed at Jacksons International Airport in Port Moresby, the capital of Papua New Guinea which is hosting the November 17-18 meet. The Intellectual Property Rights regime is designed to p...More..

Meet the all-new 2020 Toyota Corolla
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Meet the all-new 2020 Toyota Corolla

That begins with sportier proportions: the new auto is lower and wider than its predecessor , and though the wheelbase is unchanged, Toyota says it shortened the front overhang and extended the rear one - ...More..

Woman's Death Aboard Princess Cruise Ship May Be Murder
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Woman's Death Aboard Princess Cruise Ship May Be Murder

The woman's identity and hometown have not been released; neither have her husband's. "We are deeply saddened by this incident and offer our honest condolences to the family and those affected ", the line sa...More..