Category: Business

staffJuly 17, 2017

China’s second quarter growth beats expectations at 6.9%

China’s economy grew at an annual rate of 6.9% between April and June according to official figures, slightly higher than ...

staffJuly 16, 2017

Brexit: Hammond warns of UK investment uncertainty

Chancellor Philip Hammond has told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show that businesses are holding off from investing in the UK ...

staffJuly 10, 2017

Philip Morris ordered to compensate Australia

Tobacco giant Philip Morris has been ordered to pay the Australian government millions of dollars after unsuccessfully suing the nation ...

staffJuly 7, 2017

Tesla to build world’s largest lithium ion battery in Australia

An Australian state will install the world’s largest lithium ion battery in a “historic” deal with electric car firm Tesla ...

staffJuly 6, 2017

Baidu boss investigated for riding in self-driving car

The head of Chinese online search giant Baidu is being investigated, after riding in one of the firm’s driverless cars ...

staffJuly 3, 2017

Samsung salvages Galaxy Note 7 parts for new phone

Samsung is releasing a new phone using parts from its Galaxy Note 7, which was axed after a battery fault ...

staffJuly 2, 2017

French energy giant Total to sign South Pars gas deal

Iran’s oil ministry says Total, the french energy giant, will on Monday sign a multi-billion-dollar contract to develop an Iranian ...

staffJune 28, 2017

Uber to appeal against English tests for drivers

The introduction of a written English language test for private hire drivers has been delayed after Uber won the right ...

staffJune 27, 2017

Google hit with record $2.7bn EU fine

Google has been fined 2.42bn euros ($2.7bn) by the European Commission after it ruled the company had abused its power ...

staffJune 26, 2017

Japanese Airbag-maker Takata files for bankruptcy

Japanese car parts maker Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Japan. It is facing billions of ...