Category: Business

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staffJune 1, 2018

Greenpeace activists disrupt oil major Total’s AGM

PARIS – Greenpeace activists on Friday disrupted Total’s annual shareholders meeting in protest against the French oil and gas major’s ...

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staffMay 31, 2018

China to lower import tariffs for some consumer goods

China will cut import tariffs for some consumer products from most favored nations from July 1, the finance ministry said ...

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staffMay 28, 2018

EU proposes ban on straws, other single-use plastics

BRUSSELS – The European Union proposed Monday a bloc-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws, cutlery and cotton buds ...

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staffMay 28, 2018

US record oil exports bite into Russia, OPEC market share in Asia

SINGAPORE – Record crude oil volumes exported from the United States will be heading to Asia in the next couple ...

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staffMay 26, 2018

Jury recommends $25M in Johnson & Johnson cancer lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — A California jury delivered a $25.7 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit brought by ...

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staffMay 16, 2018

Venezuela seizes Kellogg cereal factory

Authorities in Venezuela have seized a plant owned by the American cereal manufacturer Kellogg. It comes after the firm announced ...

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staffMay 12, 2018

Rolls-Royce takes high road with new SUV

Rolls-Royce has become the latest luxury car maker to launch an SUV. Chief executive Torsten Müller-Ötvös said the new Cullinan, ...

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staffMay 9, 2018

BMW recalls 300,000 cars that risk stalling completely

BMW is extending a UK recall of its cars after the BBC’s Watchdog found that vehicles could cut out completely ...

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staffMay 7, 2018

Air France shares dive as woes deepen

Shares in Air France fell 14% in early Monday trading, reacting to the latest events at the troubled airline. It ...

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staffMay 5, 2018

New crisis would hammer Greek banks

BERLIN – A fresh economic crisis would leave Greek banks exposed and see their capital slide by billions, the European ...