United States

Jan 20, 2021 12:28 AM

Yellen says aid to jobless, small firms 'biggest bang' for buck

[WASHINGTON] Janet Yellen told lawmakers Tuesday that help for the unemployed and small businesses would provide...

Jan 19, 2021 11:44 AM

Ivanhoe Mines taking 'hard look' at US projects

[TORONTO] Canadian exploration company Ivanhoe Mines is taking a "hard look" at projects in the United States amid a...

Jan 19, 2021 10:37 AM

Biden's rejection of pipeline throws 'wrench' in Canada, US ties

[OTTAWA] Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is eager to turn the page on four years of strained ties with Canada's...

Jan 19, 2021 07:06 AM

New York governor asks Pfizer to directly sell Covid-19 vaccine doses

[BENGALURU] New York Governor Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer Inc chief executive Albert Bourla on Monday if the state...

Jan 19, 2021 07:04 AM

Yellen says US must 'act big' on next coronavirus relief package

[WASHINGTON] Janet Yellen, US President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to run the Treasury Department, will tell the...

Jan 19, 2021 06:59 AM

Trump lifting Covid-19 travel restrictions on Europe, UK, Brazil: sources

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump will rescind entry bans for most non-US citizens who recently were in Brazil...

Jan 19, 2021 05:50 AM

Trump halts shipments to Huawei from Intel, other suppliers

THE Trump administration notified Huawei suppliers, including chipmaker Intel, that it is revoking certain licences...

Jan 19, 2021 05:50 AM

Biden taps veteran regulators to lead key Wall Street watchdogs

US President-elect Joe Biden has picked a pair of veteran regulators strongly backed by progressive Democrats to...

Jan 19, 2021 05:50 AM

China 'already decided' to sanction US officials over Taiwan

CHINA said that it "has already decided" to sanction some US officials over involvement in Taiwan issues, as the...

Jan 19, 2021 12:29 AM

De Beers raises diamond prices

[LONDON] De Beers implemented its biggest price increase for diamonds in years as the industry starts bouncing back...

Jan 19, 2021 12:24 AM

US and China clash at WHO over scientific mission in Wuhan

[GENEVA] The United States called on China on Monday to allow an expert team from the World Health Organization (WHO...