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Exclusive: Buyout firms KKR, Blackstone among bidders for Philippine hospitals group - sources

Buyout firms KKR , Blackstone and CVC are among bidders competing for a stake in the hospital unit of Philippines' Metro Pacific Investments Corp , people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....

Exclusive: Buyout firms KKR, Blackstone among bidders for Philippine hospitals group - sources

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Group That Includes TPG Is on Shortlist of Bidders for Group of Asian Hospitals A consortium that includes American private-equity firm TPG Capital is one of three shortlisted bidders for a $2 billion collection of Asian hospitals owned by Columbia Pacific Management....
20:00, 07/04/2019

Exclusive: Smartphone protective case maker Zagg fields buyout interest - sources Zagg Inc, a U.S. manufacturer of protective cases for smartphones and tablets, is weighing options that include a potential sale after attracting acquisition interest from buyout firms, people familia...
11:24, 08/06/2019

Blackstone, Brookfield among bidders for Anbang's U.S. luxury hotels portfolio - FT Private equity firms such as Blackstone , Brookfield Asset Management, Mirae Asset Management, and SoftBank-owned Fortress have put in bids of up to $5.8 billion for Anbang Insurance's portfolio of U....
10:00, 05/21/2019

Exclusive: India aims to raise $47 billion from stake sales in state firms over 5 years - sources The Indian government has plans to raise as much as 3.25 trillion rupees ($47.4 billion) in the next five years by reducing its stakes in some large state-owned firms to 40%, two senior government off...
05:24, 07/12/2019

Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint could sell Boost for up to $3 billion, potential bidders say A group of potential buyers are preparing bids for prepaid wireless brand Boost Mobile in an upcoming sale valuing the offshoot of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp at up to $3 bi...
19:36, 05/28/2019

Indigo joins likely bidders for Thomas Cook airline: sources Indigo Partners and Lufthansa are among the likely bidders for Thomas Cook's airline business, with a deadline of May 7 set for expressions of interest, sources said....
06:12, 05/02/2019

Leoni scouts market for bidders for wire and cables division - sources German car parts maker Leoni has started holding meetings with prospective buyers for its wire and cables division, which it has put on the block in a bid to bolster its cash position, people close to...
10:12, 07/29/2019

Bidders scramble to break up British Steel ahead of June 12 deadline - sources Steelmakers and private equity are working on proposals for only parts of the collapsed British Steel pending a June 12 deadline for binding bids, sources close to the process said....
08:00, 06/05/2019

Zayo agrees to $14.3 bln buyout offer from investment firms U.S. communications infrastructure provider Zayo Group Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it agreed to be sold to investment firms Digital Colony Partners LP and EQT in a deal valued at $14.3 billion....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: Buyout firm Apollo Global in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Inc after making the highest offer for the U.S. digital imaging company, people familiar with the matter said on M...
05:36, 06/10/2019

Anbang's Japan properties up for sale, Blackstone seen bidding: sources China's troubled Anbang Insurance Group has put its $2.4 billion property portfolio in Japan up for sale and previous owner Blackstone Group is bidding, two people familiar with the company's plans s...
00:37, 08/14/2019

Buyout firm Centerbridge nears $1.5 bln deal for GoHealth -sources Private equity firm Centerbridge Partners LP is nearing a deal to acquire a majority stake in GoHealth LLC that could value the U.S. online health insurance marketplace at about $1.5 billion, people f...
22:00, 08/18/2019

Bribes and Backdoor Deals Help Foreign Firms Sell to China’s Hospitals G.E., Siemens and others have prospered in a country where corruption pervades the market for medical equipment, according to a New York Times investigation. China’s 1.4 billion people pay the price....
15:12, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Anbang's Japan properties up for sale, Blackstone seen bidding -sources China's troubled Anbang Insurance Group has put its $2.4 billion property portfolio in Japan up for sale and previous owner Blackstone Group is bidding, two people familiar with the company's plans sa...
03:12, 08/14/2019

Anadarko likely to deem Occidental's buyout offer superior to Chevron's bid on Monday: Sources Anadarko is likely to determine that Occidental's buyout offer is superior to the agreement its board reached last month with Chevron, sources tell CNBC's David Faber....
11:36, 05/06/2019

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in two-four weeks - official The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign President Donald Trump's recent effort to ease res...
01:00, 07/15/2019

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent ...
18:48, 06/09/2019

Exclusive: Top Japanese chip gear firm to honor U.S. blacklist of Chinese firms - executive Japan's Tokyo Electron, the world's No.3 supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washington, a senior company executive told Reuters....
00:24, 06/11/2019

Exclusive: China hacked eight major computer services firms in years-long attack Hackers working for China's Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world's biggest technology service providers in an effort to steal commercial secrets from their clients, acc...
07:00, 06/26/2019

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban - sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , two people familiar with the matter told Re...
03:24, 06/09/2019

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two people familiar with the matter told Reu...
02:36, 06/09/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit: sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Re...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Exclusive: UniCredit advances toward bid for Germany's Commerzbank – sources UniCredit has stepped up preparations for a potential bid for Germany's Commerzbank by drafting in investment bankers including a former top German official, three people familiar with the matter said...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: FIS to win EU approval for $35 billion Worldpay deal: sources U.S. financial services provider Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) is set to gain unconditional antitrust approval from the European Union for its $35 billion bid for payments company...
08:36, 07/01/2019

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe - sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using their size to act in an anti-competitive manner, two ...
13:24, 06/03/2019

Exclusive: Italy's UniCredit puts possible Commerzbank bid on ice for now - sources Italy's UniCredit has put a possible bid for Commerzbank on ice as the German rival does not want to engage in negotiations so soon after the collapse of merger talks with Deutsche Bank, four sources ...
08:12, 06/24/2019

India warns foreign e-commerce firms like Amazon, Flipkart over discounts: sources India has told foreign e-commerce firms such as Amazon and Walmart's Flipkart that they must ensure compliance with new foreign investment rules aimed at deterring them from providing steep online dis...
09:24, 06/25/2019

Exclusive: Iraq close to pipeline deal with BP and Eni, rather than Exxon - sources Iraq is close to reaching a deal with oil majors BP and Eni for an export pipeline project that was initially planned as part of a mega-deal with U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, according to five senior...
10:12, 08/08/2019

Exclusive: Verizon sought buyers for Yahoo Finance - sources Verizon Communications Inc earlier this year looked for buyers for Yahoo Finance, one of the most popular internet destinations for financial news and portfolio management tools, three people familiar...
12:24, 07/11/2019

Exclusive: Zambian government has no plans to seize First Quantum - sources Zambia has no plans to seize the assets of Quantum Minerals Ltd and the copper producer intends to stay in the country despite the government's move to wrest control of a rival miner, government and i...
02:36, 06/11/2019

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two U.S. officials...
21:00, 06/17/2019

Exclusive: UniCredit advances toward takeover bid for Germany's Commerzbank – sources UniCredit has stepped up preparations for a potential bid for Germany's Commerzbank by hiring investment bankers, including a former top German official, three people familiar with the matter said....
08:00, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: Johnson courts financiers in race to become British PM - sources Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, has met hedge fund and private equity executives to raise donations for his leadership campaign, according to source...
05:24, 06/25/2019

Exclusive: China backtracked on almost all aspects of U.S. trade deal - sources The diplomatic cable from Beijing arrived in Washington late on Friday night, with systematic edits to a nearly 150-page draft trade agreement that would blow up months of negotiations between the wor...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: BlackRock in talks to take over Cofense after U.S. security concerns - sources BlackRock Inc , an investor in Cofense Inc, is in advanced talks to take over the U.S. cyber security firm, after a U.S. national security panel asked buyout firm Pamplona Capital Management LLP to se...
03:00, 07/29/2019

Exclusive: Democrats consider a lawyer and a law professor for commissioner seat at SEC - sources Democrats are considering an attorney and a law professor to replace Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson when he steps down from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), expected in comin...
16:12, 08/02/2019

Exclusive - Democrats consider a lawyer and a law professor for commissioner seat at SEC: sources Democrats are considering an attorney and a law professor to replace Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson when he steps down from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), expected in comin...
21:48, 08/02/2019

Exclusive: U.S. set to give Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers - sources The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, ...
22:48, 08/16/2019

Exclusive: After 50 years in UK North Sea, Exxon eyes the exit - sources Exxon Mobil is considering a sale of its assets in the British North Sea after more than 50 years in the oil and gas basin as it focuses on U.S. shale production and new projects....
14:24, 08/13/2019

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulators concluded many of the agency’s initial ideas r...
14:24, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: U.S. seen open to mechanism to end aircraft subsidy fight - sources The United States is expected to be open to negotiations on an "enforceable mechanism" that could allow European planemaker Airbus to receive government funding on commercial terms and ease the risk o...
15:12, 06/18/2019

Exclusive: U.S. seen open to mechanism to end aircraft subsidy spat - sources The United States is expected to be open to negotiations on an "enforceable mechanism" that could allow European planemaker Airbus to receive government funding on commercial terms and ease the risk o...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Exclusive: J.C. Penney taps debt restructuring advisers - sources J.C. Penney Co Inc has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on ...
17:48, 07/18/2019

Exclusive: U.S. will not accept more Turkish F-35 pilots over Russia defenses - sources The United States has decided to stop accepting any additional Turkish pilots who planned to come to the United States to train on F-35 fighter jets, U.S. officials say, in a clear sign of the escalat...
22:24, 06/06/2019

Exclusive: FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut - sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd , acc...
21:48, 06/09/2019

Exclusive: China backtracked on nearly all aspects of U.S. trade deal - sources The diplomatic cable from Beijing arrived in Washington late on Friday night, with systematic edits to a nearly 150-page draft trade agreement that would blow up months of negotiations between the wor...
03:36, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: Department store Barneys New York explores bankruptcy - sources U.S. luxury department store Barneys New York Inc is exploring a bankruptcy filing as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, people familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
14:24, 07/13/2019

Exclusive: Barneys New York explores options that include bankruptcy - sources U.S. luxury department store operator Barneys New York Inc is exploring options that include a bankruptcy filing, as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, people familiar with the...
16:36, 07/13/2019

Exclusive: Nike explores sale of surfwear brand Hurley - sources Nike Inc , the world's largest sportswear maker, is exploring options for its surfwear brand Hurley International, including its possible divestment, according to people familiar with the matter....
04:00, 07/25/2019

Exclusive: Citgo to appoint new CEO to navigate political, legal turmoil - sources Citgo Petroleum Corp has selected Carlos Jorda as its next chief executive, according to three people familiar with the matter, turning to a seasoned refinery expert and native Venezuelan to run a com...
09:12, 08/13/2019

Exclusive: China's BAIC seeks to buy 5 percent Daimler stake - sources China's BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese Mercedes-Benz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive, three sources famil...
02:24, 05/11/2019

Exclusive: Department store Barneys New York Inc explores bankruptcy - sources Luxury department store Barneys New York Inc is exploring a bankruptcy filing as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, people familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
13:36, 07/13/2019

Exclusive: Exxon eyes UK North Sea exit after 50-year presence - sources Exxon Mobil is considering an exit from the British North Sea after more than 50 years in the oil and gas basin as it focuses on U.S. shale production and new projects....
09:12, 08/13/2019

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting - sources French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, rais...
15:48, 06/12/2019

Exclusive: India raises cost of refinery project with Aramco by 36% - sources India has increased the cost estimate of a giant refinery and petrochemical project to be jointly built with Saudi Aramco and Abu Dhabi National Oil Co by more than 36%, after protests by farmers forc...
01:48, 08/06/2019

Exclusive: Anadarko to pursue deal talks with Occidental Petroleum - sources Anadarko Petroleum Corp, the U.S. oil and gas exploration and production company that agreed this month to sell itself to Chevron Corp for $33 billion, decided on Sunday to begin negotiations to sell ...
00:00, 04/29/2019

Exclusive - Codelco's Chuquicamata smelter restart delayed until end-October: sources The reactivation of a smelter belonging to Chile's state-run Codelco, the world's top copper producer, will be further delayed until the end of October this year after missing a previous target of Apr...
15:00, 08/01/2019

Exclusive: Amazon interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint - sources Amazon.com Inc is interested in buying prepaid cellphone wireless service Boost Mobile from U.S. carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
16:24, 05/30/2019

Exclusive: U.S. set to grant tentative approval to American, Qantas venture - sources The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter...
20:12, 06/02/2019

Exclusive: Deutsche Bank braced for continued Fed restrictions on U.S. business - sources Deutsche Bank AG executives expect U.S. regulators to continue to impose restrictions on its Wall Street investment bank even if it passes an annual health check, three sources familiar with the matte...
13:12, 06/20/2019

Exclusive: Deutsche Bank's problem derivatives cloud recovery - sources Deutsche Bank AG's turnaround strategy rests in large part on shedding 288 billion euros of unwanted assets. Three bank insiders said it will take years, tying up capital that could have generated in...
17:12, 07/23/2019

Exclusive: Airbus, Boeing indicate they may pull out of Canada fighter jet race - sources Airbus SE and Boeing Co may pull out of a bidding process to supply Canada with new fighter jets because they say the contest is unfairly tilted toward Lockheed Martin Corp, two sources with direct kn...
14:36, 07/08/2019

Exclusive: Chevron Phillips Chemical in bid to acquire Nova Chemicals - sources ​Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, a joint venture between Chevron Corp and Phillips 66, has offered to acquire Nova Chemicals Corp for more than $15 billion including debt, people familiar with t...
13:12, 06/20/2019

Exclusive: WeWork to host Wall Street analyst day in IPO push - sources The We Company, parent of flexible workspace operator WeWork, plans to host an analyst day for Wall Street banks on July 31, as the company steps up its preparations for an initial public offering (IP...
17:48, 07/18/2019

Hindu group sees Chinese telecom firms as security risk for India A Hindu nationalist group close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has stepped up criticism of Chinese telecom equipment makers, warning that their presence in India posed "an unacceptable...
13:37, 08/18/2019

Exclusive: Muslim insurgent group says it met with Thai government The main group fighting an insurgency in Thailand's largely Muslim south said it had held its first meeting with officials from the new Thai government and had set out demands as a condition for any f...
04:24, 08/17/2019

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. aviation agency 737 MAX ungrounding in U.S. could happen by late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect an ungrounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets in the United States as early as l...
16:24, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Wells Fargo board weighs keeping interim CEO in place - sources Wells Fargo & Co board members are considering keeping interim Chief Executive Allen Parker in the job permanently even after saying they would seek an outsider to fill the role, according to two sour...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Exclusive: China warns India of 'reverse sanctions' if Huawei is blocked - sources China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] from doing business in the country, warning there could be consequences for Indian firms operating in China, sources with knowledge o...
07:24, 08/06/2019

Exclusive: U.S. pursues sale of over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, sources say, in test for China The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war bet...
21:48, 06/05/2019

Exclusive: Philadelphia Energy Solutions seeks to permanently shut oil refinery - sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) is expected to seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial damage to the complex, two sources familiar with the pl...
22:36, 06/25/2019

Exclusive: PES may report toxic chemical release in June refinery blast -sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions was expected to report to government officials on Friday that the toxic chemical hydrofluoric acid may have been released from its refinery in June, when a series of blas...
13:48, 08/02/2019

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma - sources JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people familia...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Jaitley unlikely to remain Indian finance minister in Modi's new term - sources India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term, according to four sources with knowledge of...
03:12, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: Hedge funds target Centene, may oppose WellCare deal - sources Hedge funds Corvex Management LP and Sachem Head Capital Management LP have built stakes in U.S. health insurer Centene Corp and are exploring challenging its planned $17.3 billion acquisition of Well...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked 'Russia's Google' Yandex to spy on accounts - sources Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people wi...
12:12, 06/27/2019

Exclusive: Germany's Bayer seeks animal health merger with Elanco - sources Bayer has approached U.S. drug firm Elanco Animal Health to discuss a possible combination of their pet-health businesses to create an industry giant, three sources familiar with the matter told Reu...
09:36, 07/09/2019

Exclusive: Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudis on U.S. child soldiers list - sources Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been u...
10:24, 06/18/2019

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medicare and other government programs, according to tw...
08:12, 07/25/2019

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare - sources U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medicare and other government programs, according to tw...
17:24, 07/24/2019

Exclusive: Ping An-backed Lufax to ditch P2P lending on regulatory woes - sources Lufax, one of China's largest online wealth management platforms that is backed by financial giant Ping An Insurance , plans to exit its once-core peer-to-peer lending (P2P) business, three sources wi...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Exclusive: Advent readies new $2.2 billion Latam private equity fund - sources U.S. private equity firm Advent International Corp is preparing to launch a $2.2 billion fund to invest in Latin American companies, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
09:36, 04/28/2019

Exclusive: Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project - sources Several of the world's largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology to settle financial transactions, according to peopl...
20:12, 05/16/2019

Exclusive: Shared Afghanistan interests create opening for U.S.-Iran back channel - sources Western intermediaries are trying to persuade arch foes Iran and the United States to cooperate on bolstering security in Afghanistan as U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to extract America from its l...
14:48, 08/16/2019

Exclusive: T-Mobile prepares for Boost auction if Dish Network talks stall - sources T-Mobile US Inc is preparing an alternative plan if a deal to sell wireless assets to Dish Network Corp falls through, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
20:36, 06/19/2019

Exclusive: Canada set to postpone Huawei 5G decision to after vote, given sour ties with China - sources Canada is likely to postpone a decision on whether to allow China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to supply 5G network equipment until after the October federal election, given increasingly strained rela...
14:48, 07/15/2019

Exclusive: Exxon's $53 billion Iraq deal hit by contract snags, Iran tensions - sources Just weeks ago, U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil looked poised to move ahead with a $53 billion project to boost Iraq's oil output at its southern fields, a milestone in the company's ambitions to expand ...
02:48, 06/21/2019

Exclusive: Tesla expects global shortage of electric vehicle battery minerals -sources Tesla Inc expects global shortages of nickel, copper and other electric-vehicle battery minerals down the road due to underinvestment in the mining sector, the company's global supply manager for batt...
03:12, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: Sequoia China to cut up to 20 percent of investment staff as tech growth slows - sources Sequoia Capital China, widely viewed as a bellwether for Chinese tech investment, is set to lay off as much as 20 percent of investment staff as a slowdown in the country's tech sector saps appetite f...
01:36, 05/06/2019

Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules - sources The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, wide...
12:00, 06/19/2019

Exclusive: Nissan, Dongfeng in talks to form fleet-management venture with Didi - sources Nissan Motor Co and its China partner Dongfeng Group are in talks with Didi Chuxing to launch a joint venture to manage car fleets for Didi's ride-hailing and car-sharing services, five people familia...
10:36, 06/27/2019

Exclusive: Arbitration court rejects India's plea in case against Nissan - sources, document The Permanent Court of Arbitration in Singapore has rejected India's argument that the court does not have the jurisdiction to rule on a case brought against India by Japan's Nissan Motor, according t...
04:12, 05/29/2019

Exclusive: Boeing seeking to reduce scope, duration of some physical tests for new aircraft - sources Boeing Co engineers are reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemaker's new aircraft, according to industry sources and regulatory officials....
03:48, 06/16/2019

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. panel it expects Boeing 737 MAX approval as early as late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect approval of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets to fly in the United States as early as ...
16:24, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Operator of Venezuelan PDVSA's fleet seeks to detain tankers: document, sources German shipping firm Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has moved to legally detain three of Venezuelan PDVSA's oil tankers to collect on late payments owed to it by the state-run oil company, acco...
12:12, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations - sources Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, cutting short ambitious plans to challenge traditional ...
13:24, 05/31/2019

Exclusive: Tencent and Riot Games developing mobile version of League of Legends - sources China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is working with its U.S. unit Riot Games to develop a mobile version of "League of Legends", the world's most popular desktop-based game, three sources with knowledge of t...
07:24, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Tesla expects global shortage of electric vehicle battery minerals - sources Tesla Inc expects global shortages of nickel, copper and other electric-vehicle battery minerals in the near future due to underinvestment in the mining sector, the company's head of minerals procurem...
10:24, 05/02/2019

Exclusive: Tencent and Riot Games developing mobile version of League of Legends -sources China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is working with its U.S. unit Riot Games to develop a mobile version of "League of Legends", the world's most popular desktop-based game, three sources with knowledge of t...
11:12, 05/22/2019

Exclusive: India orders anti-trust probe of Google for alleged Android abuse - sources India's antitrust watchdog has ordered an investigation into Alphabet Inc's unit Google for allegedly abusing the dominant position of its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals, two ...
07:36, 05/10/2019

Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes - sources Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product wanes amid an intensifying U.S.-C...
01:24, 08/02/2019

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledg...
19:36, 06/11/2019

Exclusive: Influential Hindu group says India should not issue foreign currency bonds An influential Hindu nationalist group close to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has demanded his government review its plan to raise money by selling foreign currency bonds....
15:00, 07/16/2019

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar......
18:24, 07/09/2019

Exclusive: U.N. bid to curb North Korean missile tests, revive air traffic, delayed amid U.S. concerns - sources A U.N. agency's bid to curb North Korea's missile program with an airspace safety audit and at the same time revive its air traffic has been delayed amid U.S. concerns that it may breach U.N. sanction...
02:36, 06/03/2019

Exclusive: PepsiCo accused of coercing farmers by group close to India's ruling party An influential Hindu nationalist group with close ties to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has accused PepsiCo Inc of coercing four Indian farmers who have been sued ...
08:36, 04/29/2019

Foxconn's chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group's next chairman: sources The world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, who plans to run in Taiwan's presidential election, two people w...
22:36, 05/12/2019

Exclusive: Anti-smoking group finds tobacco images up in shows popular with young viewers Tobacco images on TV are up, according to a study, as Netflix promises to eliminate such images in programming aimed at youths.        ...
09:12, 07/02/2019

Foxconn poised to nominate chip boss as Taiwan group's next chair: sources iPhone assembler Foxconn is poised to nominate its chip unit head as group chairman to succeed Taiwan presidential hopeful Terry Gou, in what is internally seen as a surprise move, two people with dir...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Over 1,000 illegal immigrants apprehended in El Paso sector, largest group ever at single time, sources say More than 1,000 illegal immigrants were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection near the U.S.-Mexico border early Wednesday, the largest ever group of migrants ever apprehended at a single t...
10:24, 05/30/2019

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two B...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Israel gets three bidders for huge desalination plant Israel has received bids from three groups interested in building and operating a desalination plant that will supply more than a fifth of the country's household water and help battle shortages that ...
08:24, 05/16/2019

Bidders get chance to own Goals Soccer Centres The UK's second-largest five-a-side football venue owner‎ is being circled by potential bidders after its lender drafted in advisers to explore a review of its options....
04:48, 06/15/2019

Scout24 bidders say now have 8.7 pct stake ahead of deal deadline The private equity houses seeking to take over Scout24 said on Monday that they now control a stake of 8.7 percent, as the clock ticked down on their tender offer to buy the Germany-based car and prop...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Bidders invited to shop for retailer Karen Millen The Icelandic owner of Karen Millen has decided to kick off an auction of the fashion chain, paving the way for another of the high street's best-known brands to change hands....
11:36, 06/27/2019

Stockholm Olympic bidders confident Swedes will back 2026 Games Officials for Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believe the majority of Swedes will eventually back the project if the city wins the Games on Monday....
08:24, 06/21/2019

REFILE-Carlyle, Bain among shortlisted bidders for S.Korea's Woongjin stake-report Carlyle Group and Bain Capital are among four shortlisted bidders for a stake in South Korean water purifier rental firm Woongjin Coway Co Ltd, the Korea Economic Daily reported on Tuesday....
21:00, 08/05/2019

How to ask new management for a buyout Dear Greg, New management has taken over the company, and their focus on the “bottom line” is soul-sucking. I’d love a buyout. What is the best way to approach my boss about this without putting my jo...
12:12, 06/02/2019

Blackstone, Prologis Separately Bid for U.S. Arm of GLP Blackstone Group and Prologis are vying to buy the U.S. arm of Singapore’s GLP in a deal that could be worth more than $20 billion and create an industrial-warehouse giant....
13:48, 05/23/2019

Blackstone says: We still like the UK but Brexit hurting growth Blackstone, one of the world's biggest private equity investors, said on Tuesday it still liked the United Kingdom as a long term prospect because assets were attractively priced even though Brexit ha...
08:12, 05/14/2019

Blackstone to buy warehouses from Singapore-based GLP for $18.7 bln -WSJ Blackstone Group LP is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses from Singapore-based GLP for $18.7 billion, including debt, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday https://on.wsj.com/2IchlBR....
18:24, 06/02/2019

Blackstone Close to Deal to Buy CRH Division Global buyout firm Blackstone Group Inc. is in advanced talks to buy the European distribution arm of CRH PLC, one of the world’s largest building-materials suppliers, according to people familiar wit...
11:36, 07/15/2019

Blackstone sues RCS owner over disputed HQ sale U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group has launched legal action against the chairman and controlling shareholder of Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup over a disputed property sale, a copy of the la...
10:36, 05/02/2019

Blackstone reports better-than-expected Q2 distributable earnings Blackstone Group Inc , the world's largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday its distributable earnings in the second quarter rose 1% year-on-year,...
12:24, 07/18/2019

Lego Owner, Blackstone to Buy Madame Tussauds The family behind toy giant Lego is teaming up with Blackstone and a Canadian pension fund to buy the owner of Madame Tussauds wax museums and Legoland theme parks in a deal that values the company at...
11:12, 06/28/2019

RPT-Springer heirs tender some shares in KKR buyout The grandchildren of the founder of German publisher Axel Springer have tendered some of their shares to KKR, the U.S. private equity investor that has offered to buy out minority shareholders....
05:36, 08/16/2019

Paul Singer retreats on price of yet another buyout bid Yet another bold buyout engineered by Paul Singer is in danger of fizzling. The hard-charging billionaire’s activist hedge fund Elliott Management has slashed the price of its takeover bid for energy ...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Anadarko to Resume Talks With Occidental on Buyout Bid Anadarko Petroleum said it was considering Occidental Petroleum’s $38 billion offer, weeks after agreeing to be taken over by Chevron for about $33 billion, raising the likelihood of a bidding war for...
11:36, 04/29/2019

Steel pension fund in talks about £10.5bn buyout The trustees of the £10.5bn British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) are in secret talks to offload it two years after it was handed £550m to secure a rescue of the UK's biggest steel producer....
06:36, 06/29/2019

Springer heirs tender some shares in KKR buyout The grandchildren of the founder of German publisher Axel Springer have tendered some of their shares to KKR, the U.S. private equity investor that has offered to buy out minority shareholders....
05:36, 08/16/2019

Lego family's Kirkbi and Blackstone to buy Merlin Entertainments -FT Britain's Merlin Entertainments Plc is to be acquired for 6 billion pounds ($7.6 billion) by a group made up of Kirkbi, the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family, private equity firm Blackstone...
19:36, 06/27/2019

Blackstone Starts Selling Out of Home-Rental Empire The private-equity firm late Tuesday sold more than a $1 billion worth of shares of Invitation Homes Inc., the giant single-family home landlord it launched following the financial crisis....
11:24, 05/29/2019

Blackstone CEO blames gap between rich and poor on income 'insufficiency' Steve Schwarzman outlined what he called a Marshall plan for the middle class that would introduce a higher minimum wageIncome “insufficiency”, not inequality, is to blame for the widening gap between...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Blackstone sues RCS owner directly over disputed HQ sale U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group has launched legal action against the chairman and controlling shareholder of Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup over a disputed property sale, a copy of the la...
01:36, 05/02/2019

Blackstone reports better-than-expected second-quarter distributable earnings Blackstone Group Inc , the world's largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday its distributable earnings in the second quarter rose 1% year-on-year,...
08:48, 07/18/2019

Blackstone may buy out Indiabulls Real Estate's commercial properties -ET Blackstone Group is set to buy the remaining 50% stake in Indiabulls Real Estate's commercial properties for about 48 billion rupees ($688.8 million), the Economic Times (ET) reported https://economic...
22:48, 08/04/2019

Blackstone's Schwarzman Gives Oxford Record Gift of $188 Million Stephen Schwarzman, the billionaire co-founder of the Blackstone Group, is giving £150 million ($188 million) to the University of Oxford to create a center for the humanities, which he hopes will hel...
21:24, 06/18/2019

Blackstone chief donates $150 million to Oxford University The head of private equity firm Blackstone has pledged $150 million to Oxford University, the biggest single donation in its history, to fund a center for humanities that would also house an institute...
18:12, 06/18/2019

Blackstone CEO says Kushner's Mideast peace plan 'not unachievable' Blackstone Group chief executive Stephen Schwarzman said on Tuesday that an economic plan presented by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner for the Palestinian territories was "not unachievable"....
12:36, 06/25/2019

Blackstone Chief Donates $188 Million To Oxford University The head of private equity firm Blackstone has pledged $188.37 million to Oxford University, the biggest single donation in its history, to fund a centre for humanities that would also house an......
03:24, 06/19/2019

Blackstone pursuing RCS owner for up to $600 million over HQ sale: source Blackstone Group is seeking up to $600 million in damages from the chairman and controlling shareholder of Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup over a disputed property sale, a source close to the fund sa...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Blackstone Strikes $18.7 Billion Deal for U.S. Warehouse Network Blackstone Group is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses from Singapore-based GLP for $18.7 billion, in the largest private real-estate transaction ever and a big bet on the continued explos...
22:48, 06/02/2019

Brazil's Centauro lifts Netshoes buyout offer by 11% Grupo SBF SA, operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, again boosted its offer for online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd, this time to $4.10 per share, the latest move in a bidding war with Magazine...
16:12, 06/13/2019

AP source: Stars place Nichushkin on waivers for buyout A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press the Dallas Stars have placed former first-round draft pick Valeri Nichushkin on waivers to buy out the final year of his contr...
14:24, 06/29/2019

Anadarko shareholders go for the cash in $38 billion Occidental buyout Shareholders of Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to sell the company for $38 billion to rival Occidental Petroleum Corp , ending a short-lived contest that pitted two of the m...
10:12, 08/08/2019

Onex's WestJet buyout gets nod from Canada's Transport Minister Private equity firm Onex Corp said on Monday its C$3.5 billion buyout offer for WestJet Airlines Ltd received approval from Canada's Minister of Transport, clearing the first of several regulatory hur...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Kevin Shattenkirk signs with Lightning after Rangers buyout Rangers South just added another member. Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, who was bought out last week by the Rangers, has agreed to a one-year, $1.75 million contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning. The 3...
09:00, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 1-KKR has 6.7% acceptances for Axel Springer buyout offer U.S. private equity investor KKR said on Friday its tender to buy out minority shareholders in Axel Springer had received acceptances on behalf of 6.7% of the shares in the German publisher....
08:12, 07/26/2019

Russian buyout of Spanish supermarket chain Día succeeds Investment fund owned by Russian tycoon takes majority control of struggling Spanish supermarket chain, which also operates stores in Argentina, Brazil and Portugal....
09:12, 05/17/2019

WestJet shareholders approve private equity buyout Shareholders of WestJet Airlines on Tuesday voted in favor of its deal to be acquired by billionaire Gerry Schwartz's private equity firm Onex Corp for C$3.5 billion....
17:48, 07/23/2019

The Hull City AFC ‘cryptocurrency’ buyout has quietly fallen through Contrary to what reports from last year suggested, English Championship football club Hull City AFC won’t be getting acquired by cryptocurrency crowd funding platform SportyCo. According to sources fa...
11:48, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Anadarko shareholders go for the cash in $38 bln Occidental buyout Shareholders of Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to sell the company for $38 billion to rival Occidental Petroleum Corp , ending a short-lived contest that pitted two of the mo...
11:48, 08/08/2019

Merlin to go private in $7.5 billion deal with Lego family and Blackstone Madame Tussauds owner Merlin said on Friday it had agreed to be acquired by the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone Group LP in a $7.5 billion deal....
02:24, 06/28/2019

Blackstone's Profit Drops as Private-Equity Portfolio Lags Blackstone’s second-quarter earnings fell as the value of its private-equity portfolio appreciated less than the broader market, but the portion of profits it could return to shareholders ticked up....
13:12, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Australia's Scentre sells Sydney towers to Blackstone for $1.1 bln The owner of Westfield-branded shopping malls in Australia, Scentre Group , announced on Thursday the sale of three city-centre towers in Sydney for A$1.52 billion ($1.06 billion) and an A$800 million...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Blackstone strategist: Market is too dovish on Fed policy, will lead to up to 15% correction The chief investment strategist at Blackstone said market expectations for Federal Reserve policy are too dovish and that could lead to a 10-15% correction....
19:00, 07/09/2019

Blackstone acquires S.Korean pharma wholesaler Geo-Young with co's founder U.S.-based Blackstone Group said on Tuesday it had agreed to acquire South Korean wholesale drug distributor Geo-Young in a deal with the company's founder....
22:36, 04/29/2019

Lego family, Blackstone take Merlin private in $7.5 billion deal Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone are taking Britain's Merlin private again in an agreed deal valuing the Madame Tussauds and Legoland owner at $7.5 billion....
07:48, 06/28/2019

Blackstone sues RCS owner directly over disputed headquarters sale U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group has launched legal action against the chairman and controlling shareholder of Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup over a disputed property sale, a copy of the la...
02:12, 05/02/2019

Green REIT narrows buyout field to four - Sunday Times Green REIT, the 1.3 billion euro-valued Irish real estate investment trust that put itself up for sale in April, has narrowed the field of bidders to four, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
06:00, 06/30/2019

Buyout firm Apollo Global agrees to acquire Shutterfly Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC said on Monday it had agreed to acquire U.S. digital imaging company Shutterfly Inc for $2.7 billion, including the company's $900 million debt....
20:24, 06/10/2019

Buyout tycoon Hands in care home sale talks Guy Hands, one of Britain's most prominent financiers, is in talks to sell a disputed portfolio of two dozen care homes to a specialist real estate investor for more than £200m....
03:48, 06/14/2019

Miner Acacia agrees to increased buyout offer from Barrick The world's second biggest gold miner Barrick Gold Corp has agreed a deal to buy Tanzania-focussed Acacia Mining that values the firm at 951 million pounds, Acacia said on Friday....
00:48, 07/19/2019

‘Pissed off’ Kevin Shattenkirk signs with Lightning after Rangers buyout Rangers South just added another member, and this one has something to prove. Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, who was bought out last week by the Rangers, has agreed to a one-year, $1.75 million contrac...
13:24, 08/05/2019

KKR buyout at Axel Springer clears minimum acceptance threshold KKR's offer to buy out minority shareholders in Axel Springer has cleared its minimum acceptance threshold of 20%, both firms said on Monday, bringing a plan to take the German publisher private clo...
23:36, 08/04/2019

Kevin Shattenkirk buyout is least painful solution for Rangers’ mess Regarding the Rangers, the cap situation and what I believe to be an impending Kevin Shattenkirk buyout: 1. This is an imperfect solution to the problem that was created when contracts to Shattenkirk,...
10:36, 07/28/2019

India's Coffee Day to sell Bengaluru tech park to Blackstone, cut debt Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd said on Wednesday it planned to sell a tech park it owned in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru to Blackstone for up to 30 billion rupees ($421 million), in an effort t...
04:48, 08/14/2019

Blackstone hires Caxton manager for global macro, emerging markets Blackstone Group has hired a portfolio manager from hedge fund Caxton Associates to head its global macro and emerging markets strategies as uncertainty about interest rates is creating fresh investme...
09:12, 07/17/2019

Embrace of Blackstone's Change Is Good News for Private-Equity Stocks Investor’s warm welcome for Blackstone Group’s debut as a corporation is an encouraging sign for rivals that are also considering abandoning their partnership structures....
13:36, 07/01/2019

Madame Tussauds owner Merlin to be bought by Lego family and Blackstone Madame Tussauds owner Merlin said on Friday it had agreed to be acquired by the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone Group LP in a deal valuing the company...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Blackstone weighs Cheniere Energy Partners stake sale: Bloomberg Blackstone Group Inc is considering selling its stake in LNG producer Cheniere Energy Inc's limited partnership seven years after investing about $1.5 billion, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing p...
15:24, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Scout24 takeover offer by Hellman & Friedman, Blackstone fails A takeover bid for Germany's Scout24 led by Hellman & Friedman and Blackstone has failed as it did not secure the required support of 50 percent of shares, the bidders said on Tuesday....
04:48, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Miner Acacia agrees to increased buyout offer from Barrick Barrick Gold Corp has agreed to buy out fellow shareholders in Acacia Mining in a deal that values the firm at 951 million pounds, ending a two-month standoff between the world's second biggest gold m...
00:48, 07/19/2019

Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail versus real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as...
01:12, 06/23/2019

Bosch in talks to sell packaging unit to buyout firm CVC -source Car parts maker Bosch is in advanced talks to sell its packaging machinery business to buyout firm CVC in a deal valuing the company at up to 850 million euros ($959 million), a person close to the ma...
06:48, 07/04/2019

RPT-FOCUS-Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail vs real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as...
00:24, 06/24/2019

Russia-Linked Buyout Firm Violates Deal to Sell Stake A U.S. national-security panel is threatening to fine Russian-oligarch-backed Pamplona Capital Management for missing a deadline for selling its stake in a cybersecurity company....
04:12, 07/30/2019

Barcelona sign Antoine Griezmann and make buyout clause €800m Atlético say they will take Barça to court to get €200m for playerSpanish champions met forward’s reduced €120m buyout clauseAntoine Griezmann has joined Barcelona from Atlético Madrid after the Catal...
09:12, 07/12/2019

FOCUS-Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail vs real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as...
22:12, 06/22/2019

Buyout Won't Solve Saks Owner's Big Issue: Department Stores Are Dying Taking Hudson’s Bay private doesn’t change the fact that department stores like its Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor have been losing share for years to discount chains, e-commerce companies and ot...
19:12, 06/13/2019

Chico's FAS board rejects latest buyout offer from Sycamore Partners Women's apparel retailer Chico's FAS Inc said on Thursday its board had rejected an unsolicited buyout offer from private equity Sycamore Partners LP as it substantially undervalued the company....
15:36, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Lego family's Kirkbi and Blackstone to buy Madame Tussauds owner Merlin- FT Britain's Merlin Entertainments Plc is to be acquired for 6 billion pounds ($7.6 billion), including debt, by a group made up of Kirkbi, the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family, private equit...
19:36, 06/27/2019

Blackstone-backed tech company, Bitfury team up on trade finance project Mphasis Ltd, an Indian technology firm majority-owned by Blackstone Group LP, has teamed up with blockchain startup Bitfury to create either a digital token or a platform aimed at automating financial...
06:24, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Madame Tussauds owner Merlin to be bought by Lego family and Blackstone Madame Tussauds owner Merlin said on Friday it had agreed to be acquired by the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone Group LP in a deal valuing the company a...
01:12, 06/28/2019

Would Medicare-for-all mean hospitals for none? John Delaney's claim is a good case study in how a snappy talking point can stray far from reality, especially when it comes to a complex policy issue such as health care....
05:00, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Acacia says valuation higher than Barrick buyout offer, extends bid deadline Tanzania's largest gold miner Acacia Mining Plc said on Tuesday it is worth more than a buyout proposal by majority shareholder Barrick Gold Corp values it at, and extended the deadline for a firm bid...
21:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Centauro lifts Netshoes buyout offer by 11%, deepens bidding war Grupo SBF SA, operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, again boosted its offer for Netshoes Cayman Ltd, this time to $4.10 per share, the latest move in a bidding war over the online sports retailer with...
19:48, 06/13/2019

UN launches 'comprehensive' review of Philippine drug war Human rights commission votes to ‘get the facts’ on three years of bloodshed claiming an estimated 20,000 livesThe human rights body of the United Nations has agreed to begin investigating President R...
05:36, 07/12/2019

U.N. adopts resolution to investigate Philippine drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Thursday to investigate the thousands of deaths connected to the Philippines' ongoing war on drugs, attracting swift condemnation from the Duterte adminis...
00:12, 07/12/2019

Duterte allies appear to have won Philippine Senate seats President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies appear to have won seats in the Philippine Senate, one of the opposition’s last bulwarks against a brash populist leader accused of massive human rights violations...
19:12, 05/14/2019

Lego clan, Blackstone take Madame Tussauds owner Merlin private in $7.5 billion deal Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone are taking Britain's Merlin private again in an agreed deal valuing the Madame Tussauds and Legoland owner at $7.5 billion....
05:48, 06/28/2019

Blackstone's Byron Wien: Markets are terrified of far-left Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Wall Street is pricing in the assumption that President Trump will be reelected, in addition to a U.S.-China trade deal and a Fed rate cut, Wien says....
17:12, 07/11/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying The Affordable Care Act was supposed to expand Medicaid nationwide, but the Supreme Court’s decision to allow states to opt out of Medicare expansion has had dramatic, deadly consequences. New data sh...
16:36, 07/30/2019

Are Hospitals Really More Dangerous in July? July 1 marks the beginning of a new academic year at teaching hospitals. That means it’s the date when newly minted doctors begin their first jobs, and some people (often including hospital staff) wil...
12:36, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 5-Quebec real estate developer tops Air Canada buyout offer for Transat Real estate developer Group Mach Inc said on Tuesday it offered to acquire Canadian tour operator Transat AT Inc for C$527.6 million ($392.9 million), topping an earlier offer from Air Canada....
15:12, 06/04/2019

Nestle revamp advances with $10 billion sale of skin health unit to buyout funds Nestle has entered exclusive talks to sell its skin health business to a consortium led by EQT Partners for 10.2 billion Swiss francs ($10.12 billion), as the food group shifts its portfolio in respon...
03:24, 05/16/2019

Philippine army says attack on base likely a suicide bombing A bomb attack that killed eight people at a military base in the southern Philippines was likely a suicide bombing, the army said on Saturday, another blow to government efforts to rein in militants i...
03:12, 06/29/2019

Death toll in capsized Philippine ferries climbs to 31 The death toll from the capsize of three Philippine ferries in bad weather rose to 31 on Sunday as rescuers found more bodies, a coast guard official said....
04:48, 08/04/2019

'S*** happens': Child's death in Philippine drug raid shrugged off A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs has defended the killing of child during a police raid as "s*** happens"....
09:36, 07/04/2019

Millions vote in Philippine elections crucial to Duterte MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Filipinos have begun voting in midterm elections highlighted by a showdown between President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies who aim to dominate the Senate and an opposition ...
19:12, 05/12/2019

Amnesty seeks international probe to end Philippine killings Amnesty International has urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in the Philippine president’s ant...
21:36, 07/07/2019

| 'Worse than prison': Abuses in Philippine youth homes Eleven-year-old Jerry's crime was breaking curfew laws after fleeing violence at home. His punishment? Being sent to a youth detention centre, where he says he endured sexual abuse....
21:24, 07/22/2019

Amnesty International Is Calling for a U.N. Probe Into the Philippine Drug War MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in t...
01:24, 07/08/2019

Police: Indonesian couple carried out Philippine bombing Police say they believe an Indonesian couple carried out the suicide bombing of a cathedral in the southern Philippines in January that killed more than 20 people...
20:24, 07/23/2019

Alleged massive corruption halts Philippine lotteries The Philippine president has ordered the indefinite closure of popular lotteries run by the government’s sweepstakes agency due to alleged massive corruption and says even courts can’t stop his order...
02:36, 07/27/2019

Deadly earthquakes rattle northern Philippine isles At least eight people are dead and 60 more hurt after three strong earthquakes rocked islands in the northern Philippines on Saturday morning, local time....
08:12, 07/28/2019

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the futu...
10:24, 05/21/2019

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court says she was barred for hours from entering H...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Farewell to jeepneys: Philippine transport changes gear – in pictures Jeepneys are being phased to help ease city congestion, but the move will also cause unemployment for experienced drivers – and higher fares for commuters Continue reading......
06:36, 05/28/2019

Coin toss settles rare Philippine election tie MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine election officials have settled a rare tie in a mayoral race by tossing a coin. They proclaimed Sue Cudilla the new mayor of the town of Araceli in western Palawa...
06:36, 05/17/2019

Blast at Philippine military camp kills three soldiers An explosion at a military base in the Philippines killed three soldiers and wounded nine on Friday, in a region of the country plagued by Islamist violence....
07:00, 06/28/2019

8 taken to hospitals after fumes on aircraft in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say eight people were taken to hospitals after a Spirit Airlines flight returned to a Las Vegas airport gate because of fumes or an odor in the cabin. The plane had not take...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Medicare for All would shutter rural hospitals Support for “Medicare for all” — the marketing rebrand of government-run, single-payer healthcare — has become a litmus test for Democratic candidates for president....
14:24, 06/21/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying, and So Are Their Patients It is a dreary Monday on the East Coast, and I have a dreary story of American neglect and misery for you: the Washington Post published a remarkable story this weekend on the desperate times at a rur...
09:00, 05/13/2019

Philippine drug war enforcer defends police killing of toddler A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs on Thursday shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a sting operation, saying the world was ...
03:36, 07/04/2019

Ex-Philippine First Lady's Children Apologise After Guests Fell Ill At Party The children of Imelda Marcos apologised on Thursday for the food poisoning suffered by over 450 guests after they attended a celebration to mark the former Philippines First Lady's 90th birthday....
03:36, 07/04/2019

US briefing: China trade war, Iran tensions and Philippine election Monday’s top story: markets dip as investors brace for China’s retaliation to US tariffs. Plus, a farewell to Veep, the funniest, sweariest show on TVGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essentia...
04:48, 05/13/2019

8 dead, 60 hurt as quakes shake northern Philippine isles MANILA, Philippines — Two strong earthquakes hours apart struck a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines early Saturday, killing at least eight people, inj...
22:48, 07/26/2019

Philippine official seeks strong protest over boat sinking Philippine defense chief will recommend a strongly worded diplomatic protest after a fishing boat was hit in the South China Sea by a suspected Chinese vessel that abandoned the crew of sinking boat...
19:36, 06/12/2019

Ex-Philippine First Lady's 90th Birthday Bash Ruined As 261 Hospitalised Chaos erupted at a huge party to celebrate the 90th birthday of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos on Wednesday, with 261 friends and supporters rushed to Manila hospitals with suspected food....
05:36, 07/03/2019

Suspected militant attack on Philippine army camp kills 5 Philippine military officials say suspected Muslim militants have attacked a military camp in southern Sulu province, killing three soldiers and two civilians...
04:24, 06/28/2019

Philippine President Flicks Off Cockroach, Jokes It's Opposition's. Watch Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seemed unfazed when a finger-sized cockroach scrambled onto his shoulder as he spoke at a campaign rally on Wednesday night....
04:24, 05/09/2019

Enforcer of Philippine drug war defends police killing of toddler A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a sting operation, saying on Thursday the world was ...
21:24, 07/04/2019

Burst of Violence Grips Philippine Island, and Some See Duterte’s Hand Local politicians and educators have been killed in a spasm of violence that has taken 20 lives in the last two weeks on the central Philippine island of Negros....
20:36, 07/29/2019

Former Philippine police general defends killing of toddler in drug war A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs shrugged off the killing by police of a three-year-old girl in a sting operation....
21:00, 07/04/2019

Philippine President Blasts "Idiot" Critics As UN Reviews Drug War Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Friday branded as "idiots" the governments behind a UN rights body investigation into his narcotics crackdown that has killed thousands and drawn international......
11:24, 07/12/2019

Duterte allies seek to dominate Philippine midterm polls Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's name is not on the ballot but Monday's midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with a brutal crackdown on illegal drugs, unorthod...
20:36, 05/11/2019

Philippine president calls on Trump to park US Navy outside China President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines wants President Trump to park the Navy's 7th Fleet on China's doorstep in response to ongoing tensions in the Pacific....
19:12, 07/17/2019

Philippine police file sedition case against vice president Philippine officials say police have filed sedition and other criminal complaints against the vice president, three opposition senators and others for allegedly conniving to destabilize Duterte’s admi...
06:48, 07/18/2019

Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty Impunity and unlawful killings are going on unabated in the Philippines, three years into a war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guise of police sting operations and a state unwilling ...
01:36, 07/08/2019

Duterte expected to strengthen clout after Philippine mid-term 'referendum' Voting was underway in the Philippines on Monday in mid-term elections seen as a referendum on the rule of maverick President Rodrigo Duterte, who looks set to strengthen his grip on power and further...
22:48, 05/12/2019

"Shit Happens": Philippine Drug War Enforcer On Police Killing Of Toddler A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs on Thursday shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a sting operation, saying the world was....
06:48, 07/04/2019

A pirated copy of 'Avengers: Endgame' was aired on Philippine cable TV Maybe the Russo brothers should've added a postscript in their "don't spoil Avengers: Endgame" letter to remind fans not to pirate it either. According to the Philippine News Agency, a cable...
11:12, 05/02/2019

Greece's hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might offer a solution, but it remains incomplete....
05:24, 06/23/2019

4-Day-Old Dies As Hospitals Shuttle Her Around For 3 Hours In Bareilly An ailing four-day-old infant died after being shuttled around from one government hospital to another in western Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly for over three hours today. The Uttar Pradesh government has....
10:48, 06/19/2019

Hospitals Stand to Lose Billions Under ‘Medicare for All’ Private insurance pays hospitals much more than the federal government does for patient care. If Medicare for all means Medicare rates, expect an industry backlash....
09:36, 04/28/2019

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Two U.K. Hospitals Allow Vape Shops in Bid to Promote Smoking Ban Although e-cigarettes have met with criticism in the United States, public health officials in Britain have embraced their use as effective for people who want to quit smoking....
11:00, 07/10/2019

Opinion: Syrian hospitals have become death traps Hospitals in Syria have been bombed and medical staff killed as the war continues. There's no one to help those who are trying to help, writes Dr. Ahmad Tarakji, former president of the Syrian America...
05:00, 07/30/2019

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy Martínez was 17 when she went into labour. Though ...
01:48, 06/17/2019

With 1 Doctor Every 20,000 Patients, UP Government Hospitals Need Care At the elite, specialised government hospital in Firozabad town, western Uttar Pradesh, the biggest government health facility in the area, not a single ultrasound has been performed in the last 24......
09:00, 06/26/2019

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the ot...
23:24, 05/22/2019

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life and death. As a Monday report in the Washington Po...
22:24, 06/17/2019

The US hospitals suing the poor over bills they can't afford Methodist University hospital in Tennessee is among facilities wielding courts as a hammer against struggling patientsIn July 2007, Carrie Barrett went to the emergency room at Methodist University ho...
04:00, 06/27/2019

In Greece, hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might offer a solution, but it remains incomplete....
23:12, 06/22/2019

Hospitals offer free CPR training courses TUCSON – Carondelet hospitals are providing free CPR training courses for Southern Arizonans during National Emergency Medical Services Week. The first class was held at St. Joseph’s Hospital, o...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Mixed reality will help us navigate labyrinthine hospitals In ten years I’m confident that we’ll all be surprised by the innovative application of VR and AR for wayfinding in healthcare and many other industries.Read More...
16:48, 08/01/2019

A popular Philippine cop show is real political theater as its actors run for office “Provincial Man,” one of the Philippines’ most popular and enduring soap operas, produced at least seven candidates from its cast in May’s midterm elections. Three of them won seats....
09:36, 06/09/2019

Burst of Violence Grips Philippine Island, Negros, and Some See Duterte’s Hand Local politicians and educators have been killed in a spasm of violence that has taken 20 lives in the last two weeks on the central Philippine island of Negros....
13:00, 07/30/2019

Philippine rights office condemns child’s death in drug raid The Philippine Commission on Human Rights has condemned the killing of a 3-year-old girl during a police raid in which her father, a drug suspect, was gunned down along with another civilian and a pol...
03:24, 07/04/2019

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Says He Can’t Stop China in Disputed Seas MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday there was no way to stop Chinese from fishing in his country’s exclusive economic zone and he would not risk losing F...
20:12, 07/22/2019

Philippine midterm elections deliver a resounding vote of confidence for Duterte The president’s allies dominated midterm elections in the Philippines, strengthening the strongman’s grip and indicating widespread support for his policies....
23:12, 05/13/2019

Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty report Impunity and unlawful killings continue unabated three years into the Philippines' war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guise of police sting operations and a state unwilling to invest...
23:00, 07/07/2019

‘I’ll keep fighting’: Philippine women keep alive memory of sex slave horrors during World War II The sad history of Asian women forced to become sexual chattel during World War II — so-called “comfort women” — is most often associated with South Korea. But there were more women in other countries...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Duterte foes cry foul as Philippine police push sedition charges Opponents of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed shock and outrage on Friday at police moves to charge dozens of them with sedition, calling it persecution aimed at stamping out scrutiny of...
23:12, 07/18/2019

Philippine workers are on the front lines of the battle to keep the Internet safe, but at what cost? Silicon Valley correspondent Elizabeth Dwoskin speaks about The Washington Post’s investigation into job conditions for content moderators in the Philippines....
22:12, 07/24/2019

Sinking of Philippine Boat Puts South China Sea Back at Issue The Philippines accuses a Chinese fishing vessel of intentionally ramming the vessel in the disputed waterway, and the government is demanding action from China....
06:12, 06/13/2019

Stop bugging him: Philippine leader brushes off finger-sized pest Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seemed unfazed when a finger-sized cockroach scrambled onto his shoulder as he spoke at a campaign rally on Wednesday night....
23:48, 05/08/2019

Oops... a Pirated Copy of Avengers: Endgame Was Aired By a Philippine TV Station Spoilers be damned, a local Philippine cable station has invited the fury of theaters and fans by airing a pirated version of Avengers: Endgame just one day after the film premiered in the country.Rea...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Duterte set to strengthen rule as loyalists lead Philippine Senate vote Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies held the top spots as unofficial results of a mid-term Senate election trickled in on Monday, signaling broad public backing for the maverick leader....
09:48, 05/13/2019

Ferries capsize in Philippine waters; 25 dead, 55 rescued, 6 missing, officials say At least 25 people were dead and six others were missing off the coast of the Philippines on Sunday after three ferry boats capsized as they hit strong winds and waves the day before, officials said....
06:24, 08/04/2019

Netherlands 'burka ban' introduced in schools, hospitals and on buses The Netherlands has introduced a so-called burka ban which prevents people from wearing face coverings in hospitals, schools and on public transport....
14:12, 08/01/2019

Migrants in Custody at Hospitals Are Treated Like Felons, Doctors Say Dozens of migrants a day are being taken to community hospitals, where doctors are challenging security procedures that they say are harming patients....
03:00, 06/10/2019

Superbugs found lurking in London underground and hospitals Scientists have found multidrug-resistant "superbug" bacteria lurking on cash machines, escalators and handrails in London's underground rail system, shopping centers and hospitals and say they pose a...
11:48, 08/01/2019

Don't forget about WannaCry: Hospitals are still at risk of cyber-attack Despite the chaos caused by the WannaCry attack, healthcare systems are still at risk from attacks that could endanger patient safety say researchers, who are calling for more investment....
14:00, 07/05/2019

UP Is Running But Electricity In Hospitals Is Out: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday hit out at the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over reports of patients being treated in some hospitals under mobile phone flashlights or......
17:24, 07/09/2019

Free CPR courses being held this week at two local hospitals TUCSON – It is National Emergency Medical Services Week and to celebrate Carondelet Hospitals are hosting free CPR training. There will be two training sessions this week: Tuesday, May 21 – St. ...
00:24, 05/21/2019

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb the problem, a new study says....
16:24, 07/03/2019

TMC among first hospitals to offer advanced heart-valve technology Heart valves anatomy. Mitral valve, pulmonary valve, aortic valve and the tricuspid valve. / Getty Images TUCSON –Tucson Medical Center is among the first 10 hospitals in the nation to offer advanced ...
09:12, 06/20/2019

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass-Casualty Wildfire With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the country unprepared....
08:00, 06/19/2019

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
16:48, 08/01/2019

Trump to order hospitals to be transparent about healthcare costs President Donald Trump will sign an executive order aimed at requiring hospitals to be more transparent about prices before charging patients for healthcare services, Secretary of Health and Human Se...
07:48, 06/24/2019

NYC hospitals, shelters struggling thanks to city’s extensive red tape As of the end of May, 480 properties owned by non-profits across the five boroughs — including shelters and hospitals — owed the city a total of $54.15 million and were on a lien list....
19:00, 07/02/2019

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful painkillers and forced medical centers to deal with ...
05:48, 05/01/2019

Firebrand Philippine president pushes the US to send the entire 7th Fleet into the South China Sea US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jessica O. Blackwell Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte dared the US on Monday to send the entire US 7th Fleet into the South China Sea to c...
04:24, 07/09/2019

Rodrigo Duterte Cements Power as Allies Sweep Senate in Philippine Vote President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies won almost every seat up for grabs in a crucial Senate race in the Philippines’ midterm elections, a victory for the popular president and the rightward, authoritari...
05:12, 05/22/2019

Philippine army camp blast kills five; Islamic State claims responsibility An explosion at a military base in the restive southern Philippines on Friday killed five people, including three soldiers, and wounded nine others in what Islamic State said was an attack by its suic...
09:48, 06/28/2019

Dutch birdwatcher held hostage by terrorists killed in gun battle with Philippine army Ewold Horn from the Netherlands was Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf's longest-held hostage. The military said that it also killed the Abu Sayyaf commander's wife during its raid....
04:12, 05/31/2019

260 get food poisoning at former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday party Officials took more than 260 friends and supporters of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos to the hospital after they became ill from food poisoning at her 90th birthday celebration in Pasig....
15:12, 07/03/2019

Shares of Philippine airline sent on a roller coaster ride after alleged 'fat finger' error Shares of Philippine airline Cebu Pacific were sent on a roller coaster ride after an alleged error in a sell order, according to the Financial Times....
02:36, 07/10/2019

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops....
01:00, 05/31/2019

Despite high costs, less than half of hospitals deliver above average care Only 40 percent of the hospitals in the United States have above average safety, quality, mortality and imaging rates and effectiveness of care, according to a new report....
08:00, 08/14/2019

Even the Flies Inside Hospitals Carry Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Upwards of 90 percent of insects found in British hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, according to new research. Alarmingly, a significant portion of this bacteria is resistant to one or mor...
17:36, 06/24/2019

British hospitals may be poorly prepared for high casualty incidents (Reuters Health) - More than half of key hospital doctors in England who would likely be involved in responding to a major incident, such as a bombing or massive fire, are ill prepared for it, a new r...
14:48, 08/13/2019

Scam robocalls are even fooling hospitals. Here’s how Congress can make that can stop Your heart races as your cellphone on the bedside table comes alive and wakes you in the middle of the night. Through blurry eyes, you see the number flash across your screen and recognize it instantl...
21:48, 08/06/2019

Border personnel taking 800 migrants to hospitals daily: DHS official The country's top border official told the Senate Tuesday morning that federal law enforcement assigned to the U.S.-Mexico border are transporting approximately 800 sick migrants in federal custody to...
11:00, 07/30/2019

Bengal Doctors' Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals Health services in Bengal may be headed for a total shutdown today as senior doctors at the state-run hospitals join the protest called by the junior doctors. Services at the state-run institutions......
22:48, 06/11/2019

Vape shops open in two UK hospitals to help smokers kick the habit West Midlands trust brings in £50 fines for lighting up as part of clampdown on smokingVape shops have opened in two NHS hospitals in the West Midlands as part of efforts to eradicate smoking.The outl...
01:24, 07/10/2019

Some hospitals turn away ambulances when the patients are more likely to be poor, study finds A study found private hospitals are more likely to turn away ambulances when a public hospital is on diversion.        ...
15:36, 05/13/2019

CORRECTED-Trump to order hospitals to be transparent about healthcare costs President Donald Trump will sign an executive order aimed at requiring hospitals to be more transparent about prices before charging patients for healthcare services, Secretary of Health and Human Se...
09:12, 06/24/2019

Working toward zero maternal deaths: Hospitals and health systems are doing the work Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of working with mothers and babies across the care continuum. From working as a nurse providing prenatal care in a clinic, and helping deliver babies in th...
00:12, 08/06/2019

Patients give more '5-star' ratings to hospitals with fewer services (Reuters Health) - Compared to smaller facilities, hospitals that provide complex care for critical illness or serious injury may find it harder to make patients happy, a U.S. study suggests....
11:00, 06/10/2019

Only 43% Doctors, 29% Nurses In Hospitals, Bihar Tells Supreme Court Hospitals in Bihar are woefully understaffed at every level -- from doctors and nurses to lab technicians and pharmacists, the state government admitted in the Supreme Court today. The government,......
17:48, 07/02/2019

Low-rated US hospitals are deadlier due to mistakes, botched surgery, infections About a quarter of hospitals got a B and 36% earned Cs. The five states with the highest percentages of “A” hospitals were Oregon, Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts and Utah. There were no A...
09:00, 05/15/2019

Denied Ambulance, Pregnant Jharkhand Woman Taken To 3 Hospitals On Bike An unconscious and profusely bleeding pregnant woman on Wednesday was brought to a community health centre in Jharkhand's Latehar on a motorcycle as the hospital did not send an ambulance, her family....
07:48, 06/28/2019

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are deliberately targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
20:00, 08/01/2019

Three-quarters of food bought in UK hospitals is unhealthy, audit shows NHS staff, patients and visitors shun nutritious snacks in favour of crisps, sweets and cakesResearchers have called for radical restrictions on junk food in UK hospitals after an audit of NHS health ...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Libel Trial Opens Of Maria Ressa, Philippine Journalist Critical of President Duterte A libel trial against Maria Ressa, the editor of the Philippines-based news site Rappler, began Tuesday, the latest step in what is widely seen as an attempt from the Philippine government to intimida...
13:24, 07/23/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union officials said....
13:36, 05/16/2019

Rattled by Cyberattacks, Hospitals Push Device Makers to Improve Security U.S. hospitals are pressing medical-device makers to improve cyber defenses of their internet-connected infusion pumps, biopsy imaging tables and other health-care products as reports of attacks rise....
05:24, 05/12/2019

Philips acquires Boston start-up Medumo to help hospitals communicate with patients Philips has acquired a start-up that texts you about your poop. That's Medumo, a Boston-based company, which works with hospitals to guide their patients through common procedures....
11:36, 07/17/2019

Syrian hospitals bombed by Assad, Russian troops after coordinates were shared with the UN Over the past two weeks, Syrian and Russian warplanes have hammered the last remaining rebel-held bastion in Syria’s north – killing dozens and prompting almost 200,000 people to flee. Not only is the...
07:48, 05/11/2019

A woman had a stroke next to one of Wisconsin's best hospitals. But her ambulance was turned away - and she died Tiffany Tate collapsed next to a hospital closed to ambulances. This little-known "ambulance diversion" policy has been shown to endanger patients.        ...
13:36, 04/28/2019

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in contact — a hospital's phone system goes down, potentia...
10:36, 06/18/2019

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the las...
06:00, 05/28/2019

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Update: Border personnel taking 80 migrants to hospitals daily: DHS official Federal law enforcement assigned to the U.S.-Mexico border are transporting approximately 80 sick migrants in federal custody to hospitals for medical care each day, according to U.S. Customs and Bord...
13:00, 07/30/2019

EESL Partners With Apollo Hospitals to Install Public Charging Stations Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power has announced its first partnership with the private sector. The world's largest public energy services.....
11:36, 08/18/2019

Top Court Seeks Details On Alleged Kerala Hospitals' Organ Racket The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked a doctor to bring on record specific instances showing that patients were prematurely declared brain dead by private hospitals in Kerala to harvest their organs as.....
17:48, 07/02/2019

SK Telecom signs deals for 5G hospitals, smart cities, self-driving infrastructure SK Telecom has signed a series of MOUs to partner on smart cities, smart hospitals, smart offices, and self-driving infrastructure backed by its 5G mobile network in Korea....
22:36, 04/28/2019

Trump Proposes Forcing Hospitals to Disclose Discount Rates Negotiated With Insurers Hospitals would have to disclose the discounted prices they negotiate with insurance companies under a Trump administration rule that could upend the $1 trillion hospital industry by revealing rates l...
13:24, 07/29/2019

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at ...
22:12, 06/23/2019

Hong Kong Hospitals Accused of Leaking Protestors' Patient Data to Cops A lawmaker and doctor in Hong Kong claimed on Monday that he received tips that the statutory body that runs all the hospitals in the region was leaking the patient information of protestors. Several ...
18:24, 06/17/2019

Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Doctors In West Bengal: Updates Doctors' Strike Live Updates: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a.....
22:36, 06/16/2019

Hospitals are putting Native American patients at risk for opioid abuse, audit says U.S. government hospitals placed Native American patients at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses, according to a federal audit.        ...
12:00, 07/22/2019

Trump administration proposes requiring hospitals to publish the prices negotiated with insurers The Trump administration is proposing a rule that would require hospitals to publish the prices that are negotiated with insurers or risk being fined....
15:00, 07/29/2019

Senate surprise billing legislation would cut pay for hospitals and doctors, budget office finds Payment rates to doctors and hospitals could fall by as much as 20% on average nationally under a bill making its way through the Senate, according to a projection published Tuesday by the Congression...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Trump to Sign Order Requiring Hospitals to Disclose Test and Procedure Prices (WASHINGTON) — Administration officials say President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and proced...
10:24, 06/24/2019

Hospitals now required to reveal secret prices lists online for every medical procedure, service Hospitals across the country rang in the New Year with a federal mandate to reveal their once-secret master price lists.        ...
13:12, 04/28/2019

Research: Nation's low-rated hospitals are deadlier due to mistakes, botched surgery, infections About a quarter of hospitals got a B and 36% earned Cs. The five states with the highest percentages of “A” hospitals were Oregon, Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts and Utah. There were no A...
22:36, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said o...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Drug-resistant superbug 'highly adapted' to spread in hospitals, contaminate food, study finds A bacterium that can inflame the colon and cause “debilitating” diarrhea is evolving into two separate species, one of which could target — and could contaminate — hospital food, posing a risk to thos...
04:48, 08/15/2019

Sadiq Khan: London crime victims 'sew up their own knife wounds to avoid hospitals' The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan today said shooting victims are using tweezers at home to remove shrapnel because they fear reprisals from going to hospital....
17:12, 07/04/2019

Randy Ribay's moving 'Patron Saints of Nothing' a YA tale of grief, Philippine drug war A teenage immigrant returns to the Philippines to investigate the death of his cousin in Randy Ribay's fantastic "Patron Saints of Nothing."        ...
07:48, 06/19/2019

Bills from out-of-network doctors rising at in-network hospitals A growing number of Americans treated at hospitals that are part of their insurance networks are getting billed for out-of-network care, a U.S. study suggests....
14:48, 08/12/2019

Our IT Is So Good, Let's Sell It, Firms Say Companies outside the technology sector are stepping into the software market, selling digital tools developed by their own information-technology teams to other businesses, with some firms even spinn...
03:24, 07/09/2019

Gas and oil firms reclassified under non-renewables on LSE Trade group says change may have opposite intended effect towards low carbon futureOil and gas companies listed on the London Stock Exchange have been reclassified under a non-renewable energy categor...
03:48, 07/03/2019

US could blacklist up to five Chinese surveillance firms Following the recent executive order that banned US firms from doing business with Huawei, the US is now considering adding up to five Chinese firms specializing in video surveillance to a blacklist t...
13:12, 05/22/2019

How 100-year-old firms stay relevant Many legacy Fortune 500 firms are no longer market leaders because their focus remains on protecting their traditional business in this era of digital transformation...
10:24, 07/23/2019

China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their overall re...
10:24, 08/18/2019

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply chain....
05:36, 05/21/2019

One-third of EU firms hit hard by US-China trade war The ongoing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies and tit-for-tat tariffs have adversely affected the fortunes of many European companies in China, a new survey reveals. The outlook...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Outlook for Second-Quarter Growth Firms American shoppers increased their spending in June and factories picked up production, adding to evidence the U.S. economy is wrapping up a solid second quarter despite challenges from abroad....
15:24, 07/16/2019

Advisory firms say AIG shareholders should vote 'no' on executive pay American International Group Inc shareholders should vote against compensation packages for top executives at the insurer's annual meeting next week, according to two advisory firms that hold sway ove...
19:12, 05/15/2019

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, AG Barr says Enlarge / Graffiti urging people to use Signal, a highly encrypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage | G...
13:48, 07/23/2019

Oil firms as OPEC+ poised to extend supply cut Oil prices were up on Monday as OPEC and its allies looked on track to extend supply cuts until at least the end of 2019 at their meeting in Vienna this week....
08:36, 07/01/2019

China issues 5G licenses to four local firms China's tech industry ministry on Thursday granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp, marking a major benchmark in China's race to deploy and...
02:36, 06/06/2019

Security firms losing out on top tech talent Just as businesses fight to attract and retain top talent, so to do cybercriminals and new research from Symantec has revealed that almost half (48%) of cybersecurity leaders in France, Germany and th...
14:12, 06/25/2019

Seeking Stability in Europe, U.S. Firms Get Out the Vote Several big American companies are joining European peers and business associations in urging employees and the general public to vote in elections for the European Union Parliament....
04:48, 05/23/2019

EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to take greater action or risk ...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Panasonic Joins Firms Stepping Away From Huawei After US Ban Japan's Panasonic said Thursday it would stop supplying some components to Huawei, joining a growing list of firms distancing themselves from the Chinese telecoms giant....
06:12, 05/23/2019

Brexit drives firms to relocate to Germany More foreign firms are relocating their operations to Germany than ever before, according to new figures. There was a big increase in the number of British firms setting up, apparently because of Brex...
04:12, 05/13/2019

More U.S. firms making changes in response to climate concerns A survey found that two-thirds of corporate decision-makers who are aware of grave climate-change reports have reviewed or changed their energy management strategies....
17:48, 06/14/2019

APAC firms must transform cybersecurity approach With the number of data breaches escalating and threat landscape fast evolving, Asia-Pacific enterprises will have to think outside the box and transform their cybersecurity strategy, especially since...
20:36, 07/18/2019

Broadband firms must tell customers about best deals-UK regulator British broadband, phone and pay-TV firms must tell customers about their best deals to encourage them to switch away from uncompetitive contracts long after the initial offer period ends, British tel...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
06:00, 07/10/2019

US to open antitrust review of big tech firms Technology giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are now the subject of a US federal antitrust investigation. The Justice Department is looking into whether large tech companies have harme...
19:48, 07/23/2019

How tech firms pulled the plug on 8chan Companies hit a breaking point after the El Paso mass *shooting*, removing the 8chan message board as a client and ‘deplatforming’ *the site,* effectively shutting it down....
15:48, 08/08/2019

The Latest: Huawei: US actions should worry other firms too BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Chinese tech giant Huawei’s top executive in the European Union is lashing...
06:12, 05/21/2019

Consortium of Tech Firms Sets AI Benchmarks A consortium of tech companies, including Facebook and Google, has released a set of benchmarks for evaluating the performance of artificial-intelligence tools, aiming to help businesses navigate the ...
16:12, 06/25/2019

Sharks Circle Around America's Big Tech Firms History shows that society's appetite for knocking big, successful companies off their profitable pedestals has been a useful harbinger of social mood trends — and consequently, the stock market...
09:24, 06/20/2019

U.S. says could sanction Turkish defense firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, ...
09:48, 06/17/2019

Investors keep food firms on warning over antibiotics An investor group managing some $5 trillion said it was pleased with the steps taken by fast-food companies to cut the use of antibiotics in their products and will continue to monitor firms as its th...
04:36, 05/20/2019

US Firms Can Sell Technology to Huawei, Trump Says "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," Trump told reporters in Osaka hours after sealing a tariff truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
13:00, 06/29/2019

The Municipal-Bond Market Is Now Controlled by Just a Few Firms A few behemoths are increasingly dominating the municipal market, helping to lower prices for investors but sparking worries about concentration and influence....
03:24, 07/24/2019

China says opposes U.S. trying to smear Chinese firms China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China opposes the United States smearing Chinese companies, after media reports that the U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chi...
00:36, 05/22/2019

Only half of UK firms are insured against data loss A large number of UK firms are failing to insure their valuable data, putting them at risk of major losses if attacked.New research from Accenture found that only half of businesses in the UK are insu...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14% of all the economically active firms in the countr...
08:24, 04/29/2019

New rules force telecoms firms to tell customers of better deals Broadband, TV, mobile and landline phone companies will have to tell customers when their contract is coming to an end and show them the best deals available under new rules....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Dollar firms, stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations The dollar strengthened while U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday amid growing expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates to stimulate the economy and after China said it pla...
13:12, 08/16/2019

UK firms likely to cancel investments after a no-deal Brexit: BoE's Broadbent British companies are likely to cancel projects that they have put on hold because of uncertainty about Brexit if the country leaves the European Union without a deal to smooth the shock, Bank of Engl...
10:48, 05/20/2019

UK firms join to develop ‘world-leading’ EV powertrain GKN, Drive System Design and University of Nottingham collaborate on ACeDrive electric powertrain project A new British consortium aims to design and develop a global-use, world-leading fully electr...
02:24, 06/18/2019

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberately disrupt or phase out business areas that are un...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was removing Turkey from the program over its purchase of a...
11:00, 07/18/2019

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don't go green The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressur...
02:00, 05/18/2019

UK firms report weakest growth since April 2013: CBI British businesses reported their weakest growth in nearly six years during the past three months due to fears of a no-deal Brexit and rising global trade barriers....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their c...
03:36, 06/20/2019

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family businesses rejects the IMF's stance, and claims the opp...
02:24, 07/16/2019

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security con...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” to protect US communication networks.The Presid...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties Leading electronics manufacturers in Japan and Taiwan are facing a crisis because of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to possibly place 25 percent tariffs on another $300 billion worth of "Chine...
11:36, 05/15/2019

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other firms going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
18:48, 08/14/2019

Financial advisory firms offer 'returnship' programs Internships for professionals, many middle-aged, who've taken a break from the labor force are becoming more popular at financial advisory firms....
06:12, 06/24/2019

Chinese EV start-up boss: new premium firms won't survive WM Motor EX5 Freeman Shen, who runs ambitious Chinese newcomer WM Motor, says his firm won't follow Tesla by aiming at premium market The boss of new Chinese EV firm WM Motor believes the challenge...
05:24, 05/14/2019

UK car firms have 'spent £330m on no-deal Brexit plans' UK car manufacturers have stepped up their warnings over a no-deal Brexit, saying they have spent £330m collectively to date on mitigation measures....
03:24, 07/31/2019

Patent guidelines put tech firms, carmakers on collision course Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and internet-linked vehicles have set tech firms and carmakers on a collision course....
11:48, 06/12/2019

Firms must document climate impact on profits, Treasury says Companies will be asked to reveal how extreme weather could jeopardise financesBritain’s leading companies, investment funds and pension schemes must show by 2022 how the climate emergency could jeopa...
00:36, 07/02/2019

US To Propose H-1B Visa Application Fee Hike, Indian Firms May Be Hit The Trump administration is proposing a hike in the H-1B visa application fee to increase funding for the expansion of an apprentice programme, which trains American youths in technology related......
02:00, 05/07/2019

Trump suggests EU is out of line with lawsuits against U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line bringing lawsuits against U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google , saying legal action ...
07:00, 06/26/2019

Mnuchin Urges U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
17:00, 07/10/2019

China warns tech firms against cooperating with US trade ban China is determined to fight the US ban on Huawei through any means possible, and that might include scaring the companies required to honor that ban. New York Times sources report that Chinese offic...
12:24, 06/08/2019

U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened production....
12:00, 07/10/2019

We don't believe US on Huawei, but we're still working with other firms, says Russian mobile giant Russia's top mobile operator MTS defended its decision to allow China's Huawei to build out its 5G networks but will continue to work with other firms, the company's CEO told CNBC Frida...
02:36, 06/07/2019

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
21:36, 05/26/2019

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This is according to credit rating agency S&P. Huawei's ...
00:12, 06/13/2019

U.S. firms see little clarity on Huawei as U.S.-China talks resume A month after President Donald Trump said he would allow U.S. companies to resume selling to blacklisted Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei , his administration has done little to clarify what sa...
20:12, 07/29/2019

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing cou...
04:12, 06/12/2019

Med crude-Urals diffs up in Baltic, while CPC Blend firms Urals crude oil differentials firmed in northwest Europe on high demand for August cargoes of the grade, while light Caspian CPC Blend differentials also improved as lower supply and arbitrage shipmen...
11:24, 07/31/2019

Industrial Firms Report Big Swings in Typical Worker's Pay Several S&P 500 companies in the industrials and materials sector posted big swings in what they said their median worker was paid in 2018 compared with 2017, according to a Wall Street Journal analys...
04:24, 05/02/2019

U.S. firms find way around Huawei ban, Trump administration is divided about what to do Yesterday we told you that U.S. based chip maker Micron Technologies did some research and discovered that it could legally ship some of its products to Huawei. The latter is banned from obtaining par...
14:12, 06/26/2019

U.S., China firms scramble as new tariffs hurt business Shanghai wine importer Alex Chen has spent the last 10 days moving all his American wines - from chardonnays to zinfandels - out of warehouses in the city's free trade zone before they are hit with an...
01:12, 05/31/2019

Saudi allows two firms to test computerized investment advice Saudi Arabia's capital market regulator on Tuesday approved two companies to test using robo-advisory services, or computer-generated advice for investors, as part of moves by the Arab world's biggest...
15:48, 07/30/2019

Most big CO2 emitting firms not on track for climate goals - report Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals, a study funded by investors with $14 trillion und...
16:48, 07/09/2019

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—whi...
07:12, 05/02/2019

Trump suggests EU out of line in 'suing' U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line in "suing" U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google, saying legal action against those fi...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Hollywood’s 2 Biggest Public Relations Firms to Merge PMK-BNC and Rogers & Cowan, whose clients include Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Katy Perry, join forces as competition from boutique firms intensifies....
07:00, 07/30/2019

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least $1bn (£786m) than any other company in Europe, accor...
08:00, 06/10/2019

China says list of ‘unreliable’ foreign firms coming soon BEIJING (AP) — China’s Commerce Ministry says it will release a list of “unreliable” foreign companies in the near future. The Chinese commerce ministry spokesman did not give a spec...
03:48, 06/06/2019

Boeing's MAX Grounding Lifts Firms That Rent Out Airplanes The global grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners has upended air travel, but one little-noticed corner of the aviation industry is benefiting from the problems: companies that rent out planes and st...
03:48, 06/06/2019

Firms sued over water contaminated by chemicals in Delaware BLADES, Del. (AP) — Residents of a small Delaware town whose water supply is contaminated by chemicals linked to health issues ranging from cancer to infertility are suing several companies who manufa...
05:36, 06/05/2019