November 28th @ 5:20 PM GMT
Reuters Royal Dutch Shell isconsidering selling out of its oil fields in Iraq as part of itsglobal $30 billion asset disposal programme, industry sourcessaid on Monday. (Business)
November 28th @ 5:27 PM GMT
Reuters Royal Dutch Shell is considering selling out of its oil fields in Iraq as part of its global $30 billion asset disposal program, industry sources said on Monday. (Business)
November 28th @ 4:07 PM GMT
Yahoo! Volkswagen has agreed to extend a 20 billion-euro ($21.2 billion) bank credit line, it said on Monday, part of the German carmaker's efforts to maintain its financial strength while it counts the full cost of its emissions scandal. Europe's largest automaker secured the one-year bridge loan last December after the biggest corporate scandal in its history wiped billions off its market value and made it much more expensive for Volkswagen (VW) to borrow in the debt market. ''We have now de... (Business)
November 28th @ 2:31 AM GMT
Yahoo! China's government has announced plans to build a $2 billion film studio, in the latest example of a national push to expand its cultural influence. (Entertainment)
November 25th @ 12:38 PM GMT
Reuters Online spending by U.S. bargain hunters climbed to above $1 billion by Thanksgiving evening, according to Adobe Digital Index, surging almost 14 percent from a year ago and reflecting a broader trend away from brick-and-mortar shopping. (Technology)
November 27th @ 5:02 PM GMT
Yahoo! Braslia (AFP) - Ambitious projects such as satellites that could bring the internet to the remote Amazon and construction of Brazil's first nuclear submarine will proceed despite a deep economic downturn, the defense minister told AFP. Raul Jungmann said he will be in France this Thursday to take delivery of the first of three communications and defense satellites built by France's Thales and due for launching on March 21 next year. The nearly six tonne, 2.1 billion reais ($617 million) s... (Politics)
November 28th @ 10:41 AM GMT
Yahoo! The leader of Malaysian pro-democracy group Bersih and critic of Prime Minister Najib Razak was released on Monday after ten days in detention under a widely criticized security law. Maria Chin Abdullah was arrested the day before a protest rally organized by the group saw thousands of Malaysians marching in the capital to demand Najib's resignation over his alleged involvement in a multi-billion dollar financial scandal. Najib has denied wrongdoing. (World)
November 28th @ 6:19 PM GMT
Yahoo! Tunisia is hoping to reverse a decline in foreign investment and shake off some of its post-revolution economic malaise at a international conference that opens on Tuesday. The two-day event is aimed at drumming up interest in projects worth some $30 billion and boosting an economy hurt by militant attacks, labour unrest and political instability. It comes as Prime Minister Youssef Chahed's government tries to contain a fresh wave of resistance against austerity measures demanded by intern... (Top Stories)
November 28th @ 8:46 AM GMT
Reuters Italian online fashion retailer Yoox Net-A-Porter Group (YNAP) and Dubai-based billionaire Mohamed Alabbar said on Monday they will form a 130 million euro ($139 million) luxury retail business in the Middle East. (Technology)
November 28th @ 3:14 AM GMT
Yahoo! China's government has announced plans to build a $2 billion film studio as part of a national push to expand its cultural influence. (Entertainment)
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