Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Google, Facebook face crackdown over market power

SYDNEY: Google and Facebook Inc. face a regulatory crackdown in Australia after the nation’s competition watchdog joined a chorus of international criticism over their...

Barclays profits slip as bank sets aside £150m for Brexit

LONDON: Profits missed estimates at Barclays last year, the bank revealed, as it set aside £150m for Brexit and paid out billions of pounds...

Xiaomi sews up deals for smart homes

SAN FRANCISCO: Chinese technology giant Xiaomi Corp announced it has teamed up with Sweden's furniture titan Ikea to offer smart home products. The tie-up is...

Tesla starts hiring for new $2 billion Shanghai plant

BEIJING: Tesla Inc has started hiring for a new factory in Shanghai, according to job postings on its website, just a month after the...

ADB boosts efforts for good governance, transparency

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is intensifying ongoing efforts to promote good governance among its developing member countries (DMCs), according to the Office...

Search for next Bank of England governor starts

London: The search for the next governor of the Bank of England is officially under way after the chancellor, Philip Hammond, said he was...

London attractions adopt Alipay to boost tourism

LONDON: Tourist attractions around the world are stepping up their efforts to deploy Chinese mobile payment methods as the country’s outbound tourism market has...

ICICI Bank must answer for CEO scandal

NEW DELHI: India’s ICICI Bank Ltd. is seeking to claw back bonuses and stock options paid to departed Chief Executive Officer Chanda Kochhar. That...

Glacier Bancorp, Inc appoints board member

KALISPELL: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.’s Board of Directors, at a recent meeting announced the appointment of David C. Boyles as a Director of the Company,...

Wrong Lady Liberty on stamp to cost US Postal Service $3.5M

A stamp that mistakenly featured the image of a Statue of Liberty replica in Las Vegas instead of the original New York Statue will...

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