GROWINGYOURNEWSWEBSITE.COM: Latest News and Analysis 2019-08-16, 13:00

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 hospital...
2019-07-05, 05:16

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 acq...
2019-08-06, 20:32

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 ...
2019-07-12, 13:00

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 carr...
2019-05-29, 04:00

Bidders line up offers for Portugal's largest motorway operator Brisa- sources At least three infrastructure funds and a Spanish toll road operator are lining up offers for a stake in Portugal's largest motorway manager Brisa, t...
2019-07-18, 21:48

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...
2019-06-10, 14:48

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 in...
2019-08-19, 06:16

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 invest...
2019-06-15, 01:48

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...
2019-07-15, 10:16

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in 2-4 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...
2019-07-15, 03:00

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 Hu...
2019-06-10, 05:00

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 th...
2019-06-04, 00:16

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 Washing...
2019-06-11, 08:48

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 C...
2019-06-09, 13:32

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 C...
2019-06-09, 12:32

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 ...
2019-06-11, 16:32

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 ca...
2019-06-10, 08:00

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. co...
2019-08-17, 07:00

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. sha...
2019-08-13, 21:00

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,...
2019-06-07, 09:16

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 governm...
2019-06-18, 23:48

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 governm...
2019-06-18, 17:32

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 an...
2019-07-11, 23:32

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. Securiti...
2019-08-03, 01:16

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 regula...
2019-05-24, 05:48

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...
2019-08-08, 22:00

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 t...
2019-07-19, 05:48

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 governme...
2019-08-17, 12:00

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 operat...
2019-06-03, 07:32

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 y...
2019-07-24, 03:32

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 inter...
2019-06-12, 23:16

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...
2019-06-20, 22:32

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 ...
2019-06-20, 22:32

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 towa...
2019-07-09, 04:32

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...
2019-08-13, 18:32

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 producti...
2019-08-13, 18:32

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, two source...
2019-05-31, 02:00

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 Octob...
2019-08-01, 23:32

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...
2019-07-14, 03:32

Exclusive: WeWork to host Wall Street analyst day in IPO push - sources The We Company, parent of shared office space manager WeWork, plans to host an analyst day for Wall Street banks on July 31, as the company steps up ...
2019-07-19, 05:48

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 ...
2019-08-06, 10:32

Exclusive: Despite threats, Italy's 5-Star ready to compromise with Atlantia - sources Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement is noisily threatening to rip up Atlantia's motorway concession over last year's deadly bridge collapse in Genoa, but ...
2019-07-04, 15:16

Exclusive: Citgo chooses 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...
2019-08-13, 11:32

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 ba...
2019-05-24, 01:16

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 ...
2019-06-06, 00:01

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 C...
2019-05-24, 00:48

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to sell over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, testing China - sources 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,...
2019-06-05, 21:00

Exclusive: Morgan Stanley likely to gain majority control of China securities JV in H2 - sources Morgan Stanley is likely to get regulatory approval for owning a majority stake in its Chinese securities joint venture in the second half of this y...
2019-06-28, 09:16

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 secon...
2019-05-24, 12:32

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,...
2019-06-06, 06:16

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...
2019-08-06, 18:00

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...
2019-06-27, 20:32

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 gia...
2019-07-09, 19:48

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 releas...
2019-08-02, 22:48

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 Medic...
2019-07-25, 01:16

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 pe...
2019-07-18, 11:48

Oilfield services firms Keane Group, C&J Energy to merge in deal valued at $1.8 bln Oilfield services company Keane Group Inc said on Monday it will buy rival C&J Energy Services in a deal valued at about $1.8 billion, including debt...
2019-06-17, 14:16

UPDATE 1-Lobby group tells China to focus on reform, not retaliation on U.S. firms China should focus on market reforms and avoid restricting access for U.S. financial firms if the trade war escalates and spills into the financial s...
2019-06-13, 06:00

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 ...
2019-08-18, 18:16

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 famil...
2019-06-20, 03:48

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 de...
2019-05-22, 13:16

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...
2019-06-21, 10:16

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...
2019-07-15, 21:16

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 sour...
2019-06-19, 22:48

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. Preside...
2019-08-17, 00:00

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-ha...
2019-06-27, 19:48

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 de...
2019-05-22, 15:48

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 73...
2019-05-24, 00:48

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 ...
2019-06-16, 14:48

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, cutt...
2019-06-01, 03:16

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 al...
2019-06-12, 04:32

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 deman...
2019-08-02, 11:00

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 rai...
2019-07-16, 19:32

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...
2019-07-10, 03:32

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 ...
2019-06-03, 11:48

UPDATE 1-GPA sells control in appliance retailer Via Varejo to group led by shareholder Klein -sources Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family are taking over control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA, spending less than initially expec...
2019-06-15, 02:00

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...
2019-06-15, 17:00

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-kno...
2019-06-27, 18:48

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 Mond...
2019-06-21, 17:16

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 indu...
2019-05-23, 22:16

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 t...
2019-06-03, 01:32

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-ma...
2019-07-15, 19:32

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 Jou...
2019-06-03, 04:16

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 e...
2019-07-18, 21:16

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 Legola...
2019-06-28, 12:32

CRH to sell European distribution arm to Blackstone in $1.9 bln deal Irish cement maker CRH said on Tuesday it has agreed to sell its European distribution arm to private equity funds managed by Blackstone Group Inc fo...
2019-07-16, 10:16

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)...
2019-08-05, 09:16

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 Leg...
2019-06-28, 04:32

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 cente...
2019-06-19, 06:48

Blackstone Starts Selling Out of Home-Rental Empire The private-equity firm late Tuesday sold more than $1 billion of shares of Invitation Homes, the giant single-family home landlord it launched follo...
2019-05-29, 22:16

Blackstone Strikes $18.7 Billion Deal for U.S. Warehouse Network Blackstone is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses for $18.7 billion, in the largest private real-estate transaction ever that represents a...
2019-06-03, 03:32

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...
2019-06-19, 02:16

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 ce...
2019-06-19, 15:00

UPDATE 1-CRH to sell European distribution arm to Blackstone in $1.9 bln deal Irish building materials supplier CRH Plc said on Tuesday it has agreed to sell its European distribution arm to private equity funds managed by Bla...
2019-07-16, 10:16

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 i...
2019-05-21, 23:48

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 ha...
2019-07-19, 02:00

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 se...
2019-06-29, 14:16

Crane goes hostile with $894 mln buyout offer for Circor U.S. industrial manufacturer Crane Co on Monday began a tender offer for all outstanding shares of smaller rival Circor International Inc at $45 per ...
2019-06-17, 14:16

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 h...
2019-08-16, 14:00

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 h...
2019-08-16, 14:00

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 p...
2019-07-18, 22:32

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 a...
2019-06-28, 16:48

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% corr...
2019-07-10, 09:48

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, Braz...
2019-05-21, 15:16

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 sh...
2019-06-14, 04:48

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 , end...
2019-08-08, 21:32

UPDATE 4-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 , end...
2019-08-09, 01:32

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 , en...
2019-08-08, 18:00

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 Nichushki...
2019-06-29, 21:16

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...
2019-06-28, 09:16

Embrace of Blackstone's Change Is Good News for Private-Equity Stocks Investors’ warm welcome for Blackstone Group’s debut as a corporation is an encouraging sign for rivals that are also considering abandoning their pa...
2019-07-01, 23:32

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 $...
2019-07-22, 23:00

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 i...
2019-06-14, 14:16

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 t...
2019-06-30, 17:32

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, bringin...
2019-08-05, 09:16

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 ...
2019-07-19, 11:32

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 investme...
2019-06-28, 04:32

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 ...
2019-06-28, 09:16

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 digita...
2019-05-28, 15:16

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 issu...
2019-07-03, 13:48

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...
2019-06-27, 23:48

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...
2019-06-24, 10:00

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 jo...
2019-07-12, 19:00

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 ye...
2019-06-13, 14:00

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...
2019-06-23, 08:48

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...
2019-06-23, 09:00

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 a...
2019-06-28, 15:00

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...
2019-07-11, 22:32

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 Na...
2019-07-12, 15:00

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, att...
2019-07-12, 06:16

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, a...
2019-07-02, 21:32

UPDATE 4-Barrick's buyout offer for Acacia unit irks minority shareholders Barrick Gold Corp's proposal to take full control of its Acacia Mining Plc unit to resolve a long-standing tax dispute with Tanzania has drawn the ir...
2019-05-23, 00:00

UPDATE 3-Transat accepts Air Canada's buyout offer, deal needs shareholder approval Air Canada said on Thursday that Canadian tour operator Transat AT Inc accepted its all-cash bid of C$520 million ($396 million), but some Transat sh...
2019-06-27, 20:32

Australian regulator flags concerns over Saputo's Tasmanian cheese business buyout Australia's competition watchdog on Thursday raised concerns about Canadian dairy firm Saputo Inc's acquisition of the Australian cheese business of ...
2019-08-08, 02:32

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...
2019-06-14, 04:48

| '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 ...
2019-07-23, 07:48

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persiste...
2019-07-16, 05:01

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...
2019-07-08, 06:00

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before ...
2019-05-21, 15:48

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, anothe...
2019-06-29, 14:32

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 v...
2019-06-28, 15:48

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 wha...
2019-07-08, 11:00

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 ...
2019-05-21, 14:48

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 comm...
2019-05-28, 16:00

'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...
2019-07-04, 19:32

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 candidate...
2019-06-22, 00:48

UPDATE 1-Australian regulator flags concerns over Saputo's Tasmanian cheese business buyout Australia's competition watchdog on Thursday raised concerns about Canadian dairy firm Saputo Inc's acquisition of the Australian specialty cheese bu...
2019-08-08, 03:32

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-o...
2019-07-05, 01:32

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 support...
2019-07-03, 20:48

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 guis...
2019-07-08, 10:48

Suspected militant attack on Philippine army camp kills 5 MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials say suspected Muslim militants have attacked a military camp in southern Sulu province, kill...
2019-06-28, 15:32

Philippine President Mocks "Ice-Eating" Iceland Over UN Vote On Drug War Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a U.N. resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, say...
2019-07-12, 22:48

"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-o...
2019-07-04, 19:48

Duterte mocks 'ice-eating' Iceland over U.N. vote on Philippine war on drugs Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a U.N. resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, say...
2019-07-12, 15:00

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...
2019-07-04, 19:48

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 i...
2019-07-18, 01:16

Philippine official seeks strong protest over boat sinking MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine defense chief will recommend Manila file a strongly worded diplomatic protest after a fishing boat was hit ...
2019-06-13, 06:32

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 ...
2019-07-05, 06:16

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...
2019-07-05, 06:48

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 we...
2019-06-27, 21:32

'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...
2019-06-17, 11:16

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 of...
2019-06-23, 09:16

Hospitals offer free CPR training courses TUCSON – Carondelet hospitals are providing free CPR training courses for Southern Arizonans during National Emergency Medical Services Week. T...
2019-05-22, 04:16

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...
2019-06-18, 09:32

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 of...
2019-06-23, 21:16

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 t...
2019-06-19, 19:32

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 industr...
2019-08-02, 02:32

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...
2019-06-13, 21:48

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 peopl...
2019-07-10, 20:32

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...
2019-05-23, 06:48

Australia's Crown Resorts shares drop as stake sale to Melco dampens buyout hope Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd saw its shares tumble on Friday, after a surprise $1.2 billion selldown by founder James Packer to Hong Kon...
2019-05-31, 06:00

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 Phi...
2019-07-25, 08:48

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 stro...
2019-08-04, 15:48

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 el...
2019-06-10, 00:48

Imelda Marcos' jewels to go on sale after green light from Philippine president The jewelry of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos, famed for her extravagant spending and vast shoe collection, will go on sale with the proc...
2019-05-30, 18:32

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...
2019-06-13, 17:16

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 islan...
2019-07-31, 21:00

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 poli...
2019-07-08, 10:16

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 exc...
2019-07-23, 04:32

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 Wedn...
2019-05-21, 14:31

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, calli...
2019-07-19, 09:16

‘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 ...
2019-05-29, 19:48

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 ...
2019-05-21, 18:16

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....
2019-08-01, 14:32

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...
2019-07-05, 18:48

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 ...
2019-07-10, 02:48

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....
2019-07-03, 07:48

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...
2019-06-10, 11:16

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,...
2019-08-01, 18:48

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 t...
2019-07-04, 00:16

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...
2019-06-19, 15:16

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 ...
2019-06-20, 21:00

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 poi...
2019-07-04, 01:16

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 c...
2019-05-31, 11:48

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 th...
2019-07-09, 11:32

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...
2019-07-10, 13:00

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...
2019-05-22, 12:16

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 Midlan...
2019-07-10, 11:16

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...
2019-08-07, 06:00

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 m...
2019-06-10, 19:32

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, acco...
2019-08-14, 19:32

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 admit...
2019-07-02, 20:16

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....
2019-08-01, 21:16

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 bombin...
2019-08-14, 07:32

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...
2019-08-06, 18:00

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...
2019-07-24, 03:16

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 s...
2019-08-18, 19:16

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. ...
2019-05-21, 18:16

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...
2019-07-17, 20:48

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 cont...
2019-06-18, 18:48

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 ...
2019-06-28, 10:00

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 priva...
2019-07-03, 00:32

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 b...
2019-05-28, 18:00

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 leak...
2019-06-18, 09:32

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 t...
2019-07-17, 08:00

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 ...
2019-06-24, 06:00

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.  ...
2019-07-22, 19:48

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...
2019-07-31, 18:32

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 sco...
2019-06-17, 09:32

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.     ...
2019-05-21, 16:00

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...
2019-08-14, 22:32

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 ho...
2019-07-04, 12:48

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...
2019-08-13, 00:32

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." &#...
2019-06-19, 15:48

Philippine's Rodrigo Duterte says he was once gay but 'cured myself' Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte used to be gay but says he 'cured' himself by marrying beautiful women, drawing outrage from at least ...
2019-06-03, 18:32

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 bee...
2019-07-03, 14:32

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 te...
2019-07-09, 20:16

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 digita...
2019-07-23, 17:16

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 sec...
2019-07-16, 21:48

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...
2019-08-18, 10:00

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 ...
2019-05-23, 00:00

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 ...
2019-07-24, 01:48

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 manag...
2019-06-15, 09:16

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, s...
2019-07-10, 12:48

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...
2019-06-14, 18:32

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 HuaweiR...
2019-05-21, 18:48

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, mark...
2019-06-06, 13:16

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 moo...
2019-06-21, 00:48

US says could sanction Turkish defence 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 A...
2019-06-17, 18:48

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 f...
2019-05-23, 20:16

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. adminis...
2019-05-22, 09:48

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 trans...
2019-07-19, 12:00

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...
2019-06-29, 14:00

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 ...
2019-07-24, 19:48

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 l...
2019-07-24, 09:48

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,* effect...
2019-08-09, 07:32

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 Chi...
2019-05-23, 15:16

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax ...
2019-07-12, 10:00

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 ca...
2019-08-15, 07:00

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 ...
2019-07-31, 19:48

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 c...
2019-06-12, 13:00

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 inten...
2019-07-31, 21:00

The yuan is creeping toward 7 against the dollar, and that could be a problem for some Chinese firms The yuan has inched toward 7 to the U.S. dollar, as the trade war worsens — and that could mean real economic costs for China and its businesses, exp...
2019-05-31, 08:16

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...
2019-05-27, 09:32

Mnuchin Said to Advise 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 Ch...
2019-07-11, 05:48

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...
2019-06-20, 05:48

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 figu...
2019-05-21, 16:00

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 $...
2019-06-10, 09:16

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 busi...
2019-07-16, 12:32

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 ...
2019-05-21, 22:48

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...
2019-06-28, 13:48

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles, the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up th...
2019-06-04, 12:32

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 Ch...
2019-07-11, 04:00

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 deliberat...
2019-06-19, 12:16

New Jersey seeks applicants for new medical marijuana firms TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is seeking applicants to operate as many as 108 new medical marijuana businesses. The state Health Department announc...
2019-06-03, 17:32

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 ...
2019-06-13, 05:32

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...
2019-05-31, 07:32

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 ...
2019-06-06, 13:16

Tech war with US is spurring Chinese firms to develop their own chips, says VC The U.S.-China trade war and the threat that Chinese firms could be cut off from using American technology is boosting China's push for its own ...
2019-07-02, 05:16

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...
2019-06-05, 15:00

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government a...
2019-07-02, 10:32

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 fi...
2019-06-12, 19:16

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...
2019-06-09, 04:16

Amazon says French digital tax will hit consumers, small firms Amazon said on Friday it would pass on the cost of a new French digital tax to consumers and business partners, warning that the measure could make i...
2019-08-02, 19:48

Firms look to attract and retain tomorrow's financial advisors As the nation's financial advisors start to age out of the workplace, the industry is facing the fact that the number of graduates from universi...
2019-06-27, 20:00

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...
2019-06-27, 20:00

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 Chin...
2019-06-06, 13:16

Sealed Air, Under Federal Investigation, Switches Audit Firms Sealed Air Corp. has dismissed audit firm Ernst & Young and hired PricewaterhouseCoopers, citing dissatisfaction over the audit-firm selection proces...
2019-08-14, 23:00

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 remo...
2019-07-19, 00:32

PRECIOUS-Gold firms above $1,500/oz, on track for second weekly rise Gold prices rose on Friday, holding above the key $1,500 per ounce pivot, as fresh concerns about the U.S.-China trade dispute and worries over globa...
2019-08-09, 05:32

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 ...
2019-06-07, 10:48

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 measu...
2019-07-31, 19:00

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...
2019-07-02, 14:00

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...
2019-07-10, 10:32

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%...
2019-05-21, 22:48

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 Atla...
2019-07-10, 22:48

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 a...
2019-06-18, 11:48

|EXCLUSIVE:OrganisedcrimebehindmassiveR1.6bndebitorderscam An extensive investigation into illegal debit order scams involving the country’s major commercial banks has revealed the existence of organised crim...
2019-06-02, 07:32

NYC’s new exclusive gym is catered to the stars Fifteen-foot Himalayan pink-salt walls, infrared saunas, doggie daycare — when it comes to his massive new Flatiron District gym, celebrity fitness m...
2019-06-05, 15:00

'Doctor Who' will be an HBO Max streaming exclusive in the US Finding the shows you want to stream is about to get more complicated in the coming months as some big-name companies launch their own services to ta...
2019-08-01, 22:48

FTSE 250 firms exposed to possible cyber-attacks, report finds Cybersecurity company says keeping older versions of software online can pose risksThe average FTSE 250 company exposes 35 different avenues of attac...
2019-06-11, 16:32

David and Goliath: Large firms working with tiny startups Big multinationals are increasingly bringing startups in-house or supporting them. Now software giant SAP plans to help out 200 startups founded by w...
2019-07-23, 12:16

Power crisis turns night into day for Zimbabwe's firms and families Around 9 p.m., a siren pierces the pitch-black night at the Willowvale industrial park in Zimbabwe, signalling that power has been restored after a d...
2019-08-01, 16:32

For Tax Relief Foreign Investors Can Register As Firms: Finance Minister While presenting the Union Budget for Financial Year 2019-20, Ms Sitharaman proposed to raise surcharge on the super-rich. Those with an annual incom...
2019-07-18, 21:48

CEOs of some U.S. firms to meet Chinese Premier Li this week - Bloomberg Top executives of at least five U.S. companies are scheduled to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing pe...
2019-06-19, 18:32

Hire firms may face £500 fines over dumped bikes in London Bike-share firms face being fined up to £500 a time in an effort to stop dockless cycles being left strewn around London under plans being considered...
2019-07-17, 18:32

Turkey says defense firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet program but the industry will em...
2019-07-18, 17:16

PM seeks new powers to fine firms exploiting customer loyalty Plans have been announced to bolster the powers of UK regulators, as the government seeks to end so-called loyalty penalties costing households billi...
2019-06-18, 10:16

In conversations with investors, defense firms double down on hypersonic weapons Large defense manufacturers including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman are seeking to profit from a growing arms race in hypers...
2019-08-03, 06:48

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electr...
2019-06-18, 01:00

Tech firms 'limit' engineer discussions with Huawei on 5G standards Several major technology firms, including Intel and Qualcomm, have reportedly told staff to cease informal discussions with Huawei over 5G standards ...
2019-06-10, 18:48

Some Tech Firms Said to Cut Employee 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 Hu...
2019-06-10, 16:00

35% Minimum Shareholding Rule For Listed Firms To Be Put On Hold: Report The government is also looking for ways to ease concerns of foreign portfolio investors that have pulled out of equity markets after a budget announc...
2019-08-02, 23:48

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration h...
2019-06-05, 03:16

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra ...
2019-06-19, 10:32

World's biggest firms foresee $1 trillion climate cost hit More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, with much ...
2019-06-04, 13:48

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad ant...
2019-07-24, 00:48

World's biggest firms foresee a $1 trillion climate cost hit More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, accor...
2019-06-04, 15:16

Tech firms to check suppliers after mining revelations in Tanzania Apple says it is ‘deeply committed to responsible sourcing of materials’Electronics companies, including Canon, Apple and Nokia, are re-evaluating th...
2019-06-18, 19:48

China steel firms lagging on carbon compliance: study Chinese steel companies have fallen behind their international counterparts on energy efficiency and carbon compliance, putting them at risk of a sur...
2019-07-31, 20:16

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a repor...
2019-06-14, 16:32

White House expands health accounts for small firms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will expand options for small companies to use special accounts to help workers buy their own heal...
2019-06-14, 00:48

Workplace parking levy could charge firms £750 a year per car space Businesses could be charged at least £750 a year for each of their employee workplace car spaces under plans being considered by town halls in London...
2019-07-23, 14:00

Major global firms accused of concealing their environmental impact More than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, lack transparency, campaign group claimsA $10tn (£7.9tn) investor alliance has accus...
2019-06-16, 21:00

Shoppers to be able to view firms' policies on supply chain slavery Theresa May is to announce a series of measures to build on the Modern Slavery Act and help protect people against forced labour, sexual exploitation...
2019-06-11, 07:16

Child Sex-Abuse Claims Are a Growing Risk to Insurance Firms State laws expanding the statute of limitations for child sexual-abuse claims pose a growing financial risk to insurance companies. Seventeen states ...
2019-07-21, 17:48

Weary firms gear up to hit the Brexit pause button – for a second time Manufacturers face a repeat of March’s deadline tensions and worst-case planningBritish manufacturers are preparing for a re-run of the tense build-u...
2019-07-21, 14:00

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and th...
2019-06-19, 14:32

Dockless bikes dumped: Firms told to help retrieve them from canals A charity says it is spending "time and effort" removing dockless bikes from canals around Britain - partly because some of the firms hiring them out...
2019-07-22, 20:32

US firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electr...
2019-06-18, 13:32

US utility firms hit by state-sponsored spear-phishing attack Three US entities from the utility sector were targeted by a spear-phishing campaign which used a new malware that featured a remote access Trojan (R...
2019-08-02, 21:16

China's top steel city Tangshan summons 48 firms over air pollution China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan has summoned executives from 48 regional companies with high pollution emissions to a meeting and ordered th...
2019-06-17, 11:32

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment t...
2019-07-13, 06:00

"Bombed Our Livelihoods": Sri Lanka Tourism Firms Struggle After Attacks Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka's most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers attacked churches a...
2019-07-15, 18:32

RBI To Regulate Housing Finance Firms, Review Assets: Report That could have major repercussions for about 80 HFCs, the largest of which include Indiabulls Housing Finance, Housing Development Finance Corporati...
2019-07-03, 15:16

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
2019-07-02, 01:48

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said i...
2019-08-14, 12:00

SEC says may give firms more time to comply with Europe's research rules The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could extend a 30-month grace period granted to Wall Street firms to comply with European Union inv...
2019-08-07, 12:00

E-Commerce Firms Face New Limitations on Direct Seller Products The Delhi High Court has restrained e-commerce majors like Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal from selling health and beauty products of direct sellers.....
2019-07-10, 18:01

China says U.S. block on nuclear firms a 'misuse' of export controls A U.S. decision to stop China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN) and its subsidiaries from dealing with U.S. companies was a misuse of export control m...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Canada hints at penalties for internet firms that allow child exploitation Internet companies that do not actively combat the online exploitation of children should face financial consequences, Canada's public safety ministe...
2019-08-06, 23:32

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big t...
2019-07-12, 01:32

US Blacklisting of Huawei Prompts Global Firms to Follow Suit Huawei has vigorously denied the assertions of spying and the Trump administration allegation that the Chinese government exerts undue influence on H...
2019-05-23, 13:48

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with Ameri...
2019-05-23, 18:16

A lack of innovation could be why investments in China's tech firms are plunging The value of venture capital investment in China fell 77% year-on-year in the second quarter. Investors say a lack of innovation is one major factor....
2019-07-15, 07:48

Tariffs prompt US firms to rethink China business: survey US businesses in China are increasingly worried about the trade conflict between the US and China. They are bearing the brunt of tariffs and non-tari...
2019-05-22, 11:32

REFILE-U.S. FTC chief says prepared to break up big tech firms - Bloomberg U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology platforms if necessary by undoing their past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said...
2019-08-14, 02:00

Millions in US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This stor...
2019-07-11, 18:48

Norway sets Aug 27 deadline for oil firms to apply for APA license stakes Norway has asked oil firms to apply for exploration blocks in its so-called mature areas licensing round by Aug. 27, with up to 90 blocks on offer, t...
2019-05-29, 12:00

'Edge of catastrophe': report warns firms and governments off Turkmenistan Citizens of gas-rich, isolated state subject to food shortages and human rights abusesInvestors and governments should stop cosying up to gas-rich Tu...
2019-07-14, 23:00

Norway's sovereign fund will no longer own stakes in cannabis firms Norway's sovereign wealth fund will no longer own stakes in companies with direct exposure to the cannabis industry, a spokesman for the fund's manag...
2019-05-24, 20:16

The government or the people. Telecoms firms trapped in internet shutdowns Several African governments have ordered some form of internet restriction in recent years. The blackouts are a major risk, especially for telecoms, ...
2019-07-22, 18:00

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have st...
2019-07-12, 23:48

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tens...
2019-06-22, 11:48

U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into tech firms Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department ...
2019-06-21, 22:32

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s pr...
2019-05-31, 16:32

Hundreds of gigabytes of emails from Fortune 100 firms exposed online Leaving sensitive information publicly accessible on the web is a recipe for disaster and according to new report from cybersecurity firm UpGuard, th...
2019-06-29, 02:16

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its IT, telecom sectors Japan's government said on Monday that high-tech industries will be added to a list of businesses for which foreign ownership of Japanese firms is re...
2019-05-27, 08:16

Dollar firms, global stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday on expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates but the dollar pared gains against the eu...
2019-08-17, 20:00

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei: officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Techno...
2019-08-10, 09:32

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million 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...
2019-05-27, 08:16

The Dream review – a podcast tale of how firms manipulate our brains A shocking podcast tells the story of how poor people are being exploited by new kinds of companies that have turned the insights of cognitive scienc...
2019-05-21, 17:48

Xi tells Trump he hopes U.S. treats Chinese firms fairly Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday that he hopes the United States can treat Chinese companies fairly, China's...
2019-06-29, 08:32

Timex joins firms seeking to block tech’s ill effects How much for that tin foil hat? Products that block electromagnetic waves are becoming a big business as a growing number of people look for ways to ...
2019-08-12, 06:32

CEOs of some U.S. firms to meet Chinese Premier Li this week: Bloomberg Top executives of at least five U.S. companies are scheduled to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing pe...
2019-06-19, 20:00

Volkswagen investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pitts...
2019-07-12, 15:48

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, say...
2019-06-01, 22:32

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory-Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligat...
2019-05-25, 12:48

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations hav...
2019-07-04, 10:01

ISRO Plans to Source 5 PSLV Rockets From Domestic Firms Targeting to realise 12 Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLV) per year from the domestic private sector, Indian space agency ISRO's commercial has i...
2019-08-19, 13:16

Security firms demonstrate subdomain hijack exploit vs. EA/Origin Israeli security firms Check Point and CyberInt partnered up this week to find, exploit, and demonstrate a nasty security flaw that allows attackers ...
2019-06-27, 20:32

Quarter of world's biggest firms 'fail to disclose emissions' Grantham Research Institute found half do not factor climate crisis in decision-makingAbout a quarter of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed...
2019-07-10, 04:32

Hotels, firms cut back on water use as taps run dry in India's Chennai Hotels in India's southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million ...
2019-06-19, 19:00

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei - officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Techno...
2019-08-10, 00:00

China Pledged to Give Foreign Financial Firms More Access. How’s That Going? China pledged in late 2017 to allow overseas financial firms greater access to its economy, the world’s second-largest. Then came the trade war with ...
2019-05-22, 07:16

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory: Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligat...
2019-05-25, 07:16

"Crap You Think Of Is Unbelievable": Trump Hits Out At Social Media Firms President Donald Trump assailed Facebook, Google and Twitter on Thursday, accusing them of exhibiting "terrible bias" and silencing his supporters, a...
2019-07-12, 04:16

China Threatens 'To Blacklist' Foreign Firms Post Huawei Ban China has said that it was drawing up a list of "unreliable" foreign companies, organisations and individuals for targeting in what could signal reta...
2019-06-01, 17:16

'The Orville' season 3 will be a Hulu exclusive You'll have to forget about watching The Orville's third season on Fox. Hulu has announced that it will offer season 3 of the sci-fi serie...
2019-07-21, 02:48

HBO Max will be the exclusive streaming home of 'Friends' AT&T's WarnerMedia finally has a name for its streaming service -- and some unfortunate news for people hoping it would share some classic s...
2019-07-09, 20:48

India Exclusive Review: BMW X7 xDrive30d Here's our India exclusive review of the all-new BMW X7, the Bavarian carmaker's flagship SUV. We got to the drive the xDrive30d, diesel version of t...
2019-07-31, 19:48

Exclusive: Hyundai Nexo Review Driving the Hyundai Nexo is somewhat like driving the future. Here's our road test review of the first hydrogen-powered fuel cell driven model from H...
2019-06-21, 18:00

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare e...
2019-05-21, 22:00

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms CPPIB pulls investments in CoreCivic and Geo GroupUnannounced move follows Guardian report on holdingsOne of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quiet...
2019-07-06, 05:32

Barr Revives Encryption Debate, Calling on Tech Firms to Allow for Law Enforcement The attorney general, reopening the conversation on security vs. privacy, said that encryption and other measures effectively turned devices into “la...
2019-07-23, 22:32

UPDATE 4-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, the...
2019-07-12, 05:16

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China: Nikkei Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washin...
2019-07-03, 19:32

Singapore steps up scrutiny of shell firms to combat money laundering Singapore's position as one of the world's leading financial centers and a trade hub make it particularly vulnerable to money laundering du...
2019-08-13, 02:00

Cycle hire firms urged to help clear dumped bikes from canals Trust says it is recovering 100 bikes a year – docked, dockless, even electric – in London aloneHundreds of dockless bikes are being dumped in canals...
2019-07-21, 18:00

China's credit push to small firms falters in factory heartland Several Chinese bankers have told Reuters they have little appetite to lend to smaller companies due to the uncertain economic outlook, the U.S.-Chin...
2019-07-24, 02:16

Trump forced pharma firms to disclose drug prices in TV ads. A judge said no The Trump administration would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. But a j...
2019-07-09, 07:32

Trump Punches Huawei and Global Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electroni...
2019-06-29, 08:16

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its tech and telecom sectors The new rule, effective Aug. 1, comes amid heightening pressure from the United States in dealing with cyber-security risks and technological transfe...
2019-05-27, 15:01

Here's how retailers and logistics firms can solve the multibillion-dollar returns issue This is a preview of The Reverse Logistics Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider ...
2019-07-08, 15:32

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr)...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Japan firms set up consortium to enhance climate-related financial disclosure Japanese companies set up a consortium on Monday to help improve reporting of the financial impacts of climate-related risks and opportunities, aimin...
2019-05-27, 16:32

UPDATE 3-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big t...
2019-07-11, 23:48

Over 1 million fingerprints leaked at one of world’s biggest biometric firms, researchers say Researchers at a cybersecurity firm said fingerprint and facial recognition data was exposed at a major biometric company, saying the potential for “...
2019-08-17, 03:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms -Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said i...
2019-08-14, 02:00

Trump firms up plan to import medicines; pharma companies resist The Trump administration took a step Wednesday toward allowing importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way ...
2019-07-31, 21:48

UPDATE 1-Norway's sovereign fund will no longer own stakes in cannabis firms Norway's sovereign wealth fund will no longer own stakes in companies with direct exposure to the cannabis industry, a spokesman for the fund's manag...
2019-05-24, 20:16

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China-Nikkei Several technology companies, including HP Inc, Dell Technologies and Microsoft Corp , are planning to shift substantial production capacity out of C...
2019-07-03, 11:48

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, resear...
2019-05-24, 21:16

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman: shipping firms Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews have been evacuated, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thur...
2019-06-13, 12:00

5G network deployments stymied by Huawei ban as other firms scramble to fill the void Huawei's 5G equipment "leads the pack," but its "major problem is that you can't succeed in markets if governments bar you from competing in them," a...
2019-06-08, 02:32

Markets slide as Panasonic joins list of firms walking away from Huawei Panasonic joins Google, Intel and Qualcomm following US ban in what is beginning to shape up as a tech cold war Panasonic has joined the growing list...
2019-05-23, 08:00

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalat...
2019-05-22, 13:16

China rebuffs Trump claim U.S. tariffs are making firms leave Foreign investors remained enthusiastic about China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that his tar...
2019-05-21, 20:16

Trump firms up plan to import medicines but pharma companies resist The Trump administration took a step Wednesday toward allowing importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way ...
2019-07-31, 19:16

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso firms on deal to avoid U.S. tariffs The Mexican peso was on track on Monday to post its biggest one-day percentage gain of 2019 after the country struck a migration deal with the United...
2019-06-11, 01:16