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UK labor market weakening amid Brexit uncertainty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 3:43am

Official figures suggest that the U.K. labor market is weakening amid all the Brexit uncertainty.

Pakistan's premier travels to Saudi Arabia amid Gulf tension

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 3:39am

Pakistan's prime minister is traveling to Saudi Arabia amid his efforts to ease tensions between Riyadh and Iran after a recent attack on the kingdom's oil industry.

The Latest: Brexit rumblings as PM Johnson postpones meeting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 3:14am

The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

Report: Deutsche Bank gave lavish gifts to China's leaders

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 2:52am

German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung reports that Deutsche Bank gave expensive gifts to senior Chinese officials at a time when it was trying to establish itself as a major player in China's financial industry.

Cohesity Appoints Mauro Ballerini as New Director of Southern EMEA Sales

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 2:00am

data used for backup, archiving, testing and development, file shares and object stores, and analytics — sit in silos that don’t integrate and can be incredibly challenging, costly, and time-consuming to back up and manage. Cohesity consolidates data silos and applications onto one easy-to-use platform, empowering customers in the EMEA region and around the world increase IT efficiency, reduce costs and compliance challenges, and derive powerful insights that can create better business outcomes.

Online retailer Zalando sets diversity target for management

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:48am

Online fashion retailer Zalando says it wants at least 40% of its senior managers to be women within four years, following recent criticism that all five members of its management board are men.

World shares mostly higher after wobbly day on Wall Street

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:47am

Shares were mostly higher in Europe and Asia on Tuesday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street.

Update on the latest in business:

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:41am

Shares were mixed in Asia today after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street.

China says postal fees to rise after US complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:24am

Fees paid by China to the United States and other countries to deliver packages will nearly triple through 2025 under an agreement by the global postal union following complaints by Washington, the Chinese post office said Tuesday.

China tempers hopes about US tariff truce

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:22am

A truce in a U.S.-Chinese tariff war and Beijing's promises to open more of its state-dominated economy are raising hopes among investors.

Militants kill truck driver in Indian-controlled Kashmir

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:20am

Police say two masked gunmen have shot and killed a truck driver near an apple orchard in Indian-controlled Kashmir where he had gone to pick up a consignment of fruit boxes.

Flooded bullet trains show Japan's risks from disasters

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:08am

The typhoon that ravaged Japan last week hit with unusual speed and ferocity, leaving homes buried in mud and people stranded on rooftops.

Google to show off new phone, devices at New York event

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:05am

Google is expected to unveil a new Pixel phone with an updated camera and an emphasis on artificial intelligence features.

Hong Kong's leader: Territory not becoming a police state

John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 12:21am

Hong Kong's leader said Tuesday that "it's totally irresponsible and unfounded" to suggest the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is becoming a police state as her government grapples with protests now in their fifth month.

Australian left thirsty on Emirates flight loses injury case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 11:59pm

A woman who said she was left thirsty by an Emirates cabin crew and broke her ankle when she fainted on the flight has lost her case in an Australian court.

Trump threatens Turkey's economy and imposes sanctions

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 10:06pm

Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out of the way.

Australia deports woman to Vietnam over smuggled pork

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 8:31pm

Australia for the first time has canceled a tourist's visa over undeclared food as the country tries to keep itself free of African swine fever.

Panasonic to Team up with IBM Japan in Improving Semiconductor Manufacturing Processes

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 7:46pm

thus improving quality and automating production management in semiconductor manufacturing processes.

MPIC Raises Php 35.3bn from KKR’s Investment in Hospital Unit

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 6:43pm

it’s about supporting the impressive doctors, nurses and healthcare practitioners at Metro Pacific Hospitals who help millions of patients across the Philippines. Metro Pacific Hospitals exemplifies the type of high-caliber company KKR looks to work with, and we are thrilled to play a role in the development of the Philippines’ healthcare infrastructure. We thank Mr. Pangilinan for the confidence he has placed in us, and are very excited to begin working with Mr. Palisoc and his world-class team.”