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Japan’s 2021 LNG imports slip, gives up world’s top buyer spot to China

TOKYO - Japan's imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fell 0.2per cent in 2021 to 74.32 million tonnes, giving up the world's...

China says will roll out more steps to boost effective demand – state media

BEIJING : China will roll out more steps to boost effective demand, state media on Thursday quoted Premier Li Keqiang as saying.

Thailand plans $42.5 billion infrastructure investment this year

BANGKOK - Thailand plans new infrastructure projects worth 1.4 trillion baht ($42.55 billion) this year, which are expected to create 154,000 new...

Bills targeting Big Tech to go before US Senate panel

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee is set to decide Thursday whether the full Senate should vote on two bills aimed...

Microsoft-Activision deal gives merger speculators a new darling

Hedge funds that earn returns speculating on precarious acquisitions were handed a gift this week when Microsoft Corp agreed to buy "Call...

ZURICH : A group of more than 100 billionaires and millionaires has issued a plea to political and business leaders convening virtually...

Poland raises cybersecurity terror threat after Ukraine cyberattack

WARSAW: Poland on Tuesday (Jan 18) raised its nationwide cybersecurity terror threat in the wake of a cyber attack on Ukraine last...

US regulators must provide more clarity on crypto rules, says BNY Mellon CFO

WASHINGTON - U.S. regulators need to provide more clarity on the rules of the road for cryptocurrencies and other digital assets amid...

Moncler says key data on customers safe despite hacking incident

MILAN - Italian luxury down jacket maker Moncler said that key data on its customers was safe following a cyber attack it...

Airlines scramble to rejig schedules amid US 5G rollout concerns

Major international airlines rushed on Tuesday to rejig or cancel flights to the United States on the eve of a 5G wireless...

Popular BTM Operator: Bitcoin of America Surpasses 1500+ BTMs

CHICAGO - Bitcoin of America, a popular digital currency exchange, has surpassed 1500 plus Bitcoin ATMs. Bitcoin of America is a popular virtual...

Okanagan Indigenous Business Leader Chosen as 2022 CCAB Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Kelowna - Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) announced business leader, Robert Louie, as the 2022 recipient of the annual Aboriginal Business Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Quick loop: IMF’s Georgieva says more than central bankers need to fight inflation

WASHINGTON - IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday it is not just central bankers who need to fight inflation, but...

EU health ministers seek common line over fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose

BRUSSELS - European Union health ministers will try to find a common line on Friday (Jan 21) over a potential fourth dose...

Australia records deadliest day of pandemic with 80 deaths

CANBERRA - Australia on Friday (Jan 21) reported its deadliest day of the pandemic with 80 coronavirus fatalities, as an outbreak of the...

China Southern Airlines completes Boeing 737 MAX test flight

BEIJING/SYDNEY - China Southern Airlines, one of the country's three biggest carriers, completed a test flight of the Boeing 737 MAX on...