Wed, 06 Dec 2023

Strike cost Ford 100,000 vehicles in sales, $1.7 billion in profit

DEARBORN, Michigan: This week, Ford said a six-week United Auto Workers (UAW) strike cut its sales by some 100,000 vehicles ...

Biden administration introduces new rule to reduce methane emissions

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the Biden administration adopted a new rule aimed at reducing methane emissions, which targets the role ...

Tesla to start delivering Cybertrucks: Musk

AUSTIN, Texas: During an event held this week in Austin, Texas, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the electric vehicle (EV) ...

U.S. stocks start week in divided territory, dollar jumps

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed mixed on Monday following on from last week's volatility."Digestion is the word ...

Microsoft president denies super-intelligent AI possible in 12 months

REDMOND, Washington: Microsoft President Brad Smith said there is no chance of super-intelligent artificial intelligence (AI) being developed within the ...

EVs not as reliable as conventional cars, trucks: Consumer Reports

NEW YORK: A survey by Consumer Reports found that electric vehicles (EV) from 2021 through 2023 model years encountered nearly ...

Singapore, Zurich, Geneva are among world's costliest cities

LONDON, UK: In a report released this week, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) said that Singapore and Zurich tied for ...

FAA's new aircraft certification policy changes key flight controls

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it implemented a new aircraft certification policy, which requires ...

US economy grew faster than forecast in third quarter

WASHINGTON D.C.: As businesses built more warehouses and accumulated machinery equipment, the U.S. economy grew faster than initially forecast in ...

RSV vaccine makers must meet demand: White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the White House said that Senior Biden administration officials met with the makers of respiratory syncytial ...

On eve of COP28 to debate climate change, US begins oil, gas auctions

CHEYENNE, Wyoming: This week, the Biden administration raised US$3.4 million from a sale of oil and gas drilling rights in ...

Across-the-board rally on U.S. stock markets Friday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks extended their rally on Friday despite remarks by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell ...

Currency issues affect Russia's oil trade with Asia

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's trade in oil with India, one of the most lucrative oil trade routes since the imposition of ...

Experts decry New Zealand government move to lift tobacco ban

LONDON - Health experts and tobacco campaigners have strongly criticized New Zealand's decision to repeal laws that aimed to ban ...

BJP MP reminds RS of "Hindu Growth Rate" under Congress, says country now seeing "Hindutva Growth Rate"

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Weighing in on India's growth rate during a debate on the state of the ...

Defending champ Jon Rahm not listed among AmEx notables

(Photo credit: Andy Abeyta/The Desert Sun / USA TODAY NETWORK) Speculation that Jon Rahm is weighing a lucrative offer to ...

Opposition members in LS seek time-frame for assembly polls in J-K; Rajya Sabha discusses economic situation in country

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Lok Sabha on Tuesday took up discussion on two bills on Jammu and Kashmir ...

Russian oil price cap has largely failed Politico

Moscow's export revenues are higher than what was expected by the West, according to new analysisThe price limit imposed by ...

Boris Johnson considered military raid on NATO state Daily Mail

The ex-prime minister was said to be ?enraged? after the EU threatened to prevent doses of a Covid vaccine from ...

End of capitalism in US tops Saxo Bank's outrageous predictions

The Danish investment bank also ?expects' Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to take the Oval Office in 2024Saxo Bank has revealed ...

EU, China Hold Summit in Beijing Amid Deepening Rift

Taipei, Taiwan - Officials from the European Union and China will hold their first in-person summit since 2019 this week, ...

Financial crisis looms over China as hidden debt woes intensify: Report

Beijing [China], December 5 (ANI): China is facing a looming financial crisis as it endeavours to address a colossal hidden ...

Enhance China-Europe exchanges, urges Catedra China's president emeritus

© Provided by Xinhua "The European Union must open itself much more to relations and cooperation with China and must ...

Israel mulls flooding Hamas tunnels WSJ

The plan could spell a humanitarian disaster for water-stressed Gaza, the newspaper saysIsrael is considering using seawater to flood the ...

India to become world's third largest economy S&P

The South Asian nation will be the fastest-growing emerging market in the coming years, the rating agency saidIndia is set ...

Brits have become much poorer than French study

Stagflation and weak economic growth have reportedly led to a gap in living standards valued at €8,300, or well over ...

India projected to become the third-largest economy by 2030: SP Global Credit Outlook 2024

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): As the world navigates through dynamic economic landscapes, the SP Global Credit Outlook for ...

UK households poorer than European peers study

Stagflation and weak economic growth have reportedly led to a gap in living standards valued at €8,300, or well over ...

ADB, GEAPP and MAS join forces for energy transition finance partnership in Asia

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP), ...

US Commerce Secy Raimondo, Piyush Goyal discuss future collaboration on supply chains

Washington DC [US], December 5 (ANI): US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush ...

Sensex surges beyond 69k mark as nifty rockets with 400-point rally: Market bulls stay strong

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 5 (ANI): The stock market maintained its positive momentum on Tuesday, with the BSE Sensex crossing ...

Chinese state-backed cyberattacks hack off potential adversaries

Hong Kong, December 5 (ANI): Few doubt that China is responsible for a massive campaign of computer hacking and nefarious ...

Strong Sino-European relations benefit each other, economist says

© Provided by Xinhua Spain's current Presidency of the European Council gives it the chance to "foster dialogue, address bilateral ...

Spotify to Lay Off 1,500 Employees

Spotify says it is planning to lay off 17% of its global workforce, amounting to around 1,500 employees, following layoffs ...

Endgame: How will Ukraine look after its defeat

It's all over bar the shouting for Zelensky and his followers, so what will be the reaction in Kiev and ...

Israel vows to hunt Hamas anywhere security chief

The security services are reportedly determined to ?eliminate? the Palestinian group's members even if it takes them ?years?Israel plans to ...

Indian stock markets hit record highs following BJP's decisive state election victory

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 4 (ANI): India's benchmark indices, Sensex and Nifty, soared to unprecedented highs during Monday's market opening. ...

Sona Machinery Ltd set to launch IPO on NSE Emerge

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Sona Machinery Ltd has taken a stride towards capital market entry by filing its ...

APAC braces for soaring electricity demand amid energy transition focus

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Fitch Ratings anticipates a surge in electricity demand across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, propelled ...

Steady outlook for APAC transport infrastructure as Fitch ratings forecasts resilient demand

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Fitch Ratings anticipates a neutral outlook for transportation infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, ...

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to BC Post.

More Information
10
Cloudy in Victoria Harbour

Sports

Section
Bulls eye elusive third win, take on struggling Hornets

(Photo credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports) The Chicago Bulls will try to extend their first winning streak of the 2023-24 ...

NBA-best Timberwolves staying humble, tangle with Spurs

(Photo credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports) The Minnesota Timberwolves will go for their fifth win in a row when they ...

Raptors host Heat as both teams seek a spark

(Photo credit: Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports) Two teams striving to improve on their early-season mediocrity clash Wednesday night when the ...

Send Ukrainian men home to fightGerman MP

The ?crux of the issue? for Ukraine is that hundreds of thousands of its citizens are avoiding military service, a ...

Joel Embiid expected back for Sixers' road game vs. Wizards

(Photo credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports) A five-day break came at just the right time for the Philadelphia 76ers. The ...

Enough is enough? Pistons try to snap 17-game skid vs. Grizzlies

(Photo credit: David Reginek-USA TODAY Sports) The last time the Detroit Pistons tasted victory, trick-or-treaters hadn't even collected their candy. ...

Featured story

Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

Read More