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Singapore economy shrinks by almost 6 percent in 2020

dpa/GNA - Official estimates released on Monday by the Ministry of Trade and Industry show Singapore's gross domestic product (GDP) contracting by a less-than-expected...
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Huawei shrinks smartphone business for survival

A consortium of buyers said on Tuesday that it has acquired Huawei’s Honor smartphone brand for an undisclosed amount of money. The buyers include...

Philippine economy shrinks for third straight quarter amid Covid

The Philippine economy contracted for the third straight quarter this year, the first time in 35 years, the government said Tuesday. Gross domestic product (GDP)...
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Democratic Party Shrinks As Prominent Liberal Blacks Reject Biden

By Nana Kwadwo Akwaa (CTI) Joe Biden, Presidential Candidate of the Democratic Party has been in politics for forty seven (47) years, but there is...
Japan's Misaki Matsutomo (bottom L) and Ayaka Takahashi (C) celebrate winning a point during the women's doubles quarterfinal match with China's Chen Qingchen (top R) and Jia Yifan (top L) at All England Badminton 2020 in Birmingham, Britain on March 13, 2020. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua)

2020 badminton calendar shrinks further due to COVID-19

The 2020 badminton tournament calendar has been further adjusted with most World Tour events dropped due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, the Badminton World Federation...
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COVID-19 shrinks UN HQ staff but triggers innovation

by William M. Reilly The novel coronavirus has shriveled attendance at the UN headquarters to only essential individuals and even the UN chief is working...
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Japan’s economy shrinks annualized 6.3 percent in October-December quarter

Japan's economy shrank an annualized 6.3 percent in the October-December quarter, the government said in a report on Monday. The Cabinet Office...

Falling commodity prices pushed Africa’s economy to 3 percent in 2015

by David Musyoka Sub-Saharan Africa posted a three percent economic growth in 2015, down from 4.5 percent in 2014 due to failing commodity prices, the...

Stringent visa rules shrinks south Africa’s tourism to 6.8 percent

That works out to a loss of about 650, 000 tourists, according to Stats SA. Stringent immigration and visa regulations were...

A shrink in South Africa’s economy slows down mining and manufacturing

South Africa?s economy shrank in the second quarter, raising the risk of a recession in Africa?s most industrialised nation. Gross domestic product fell 1.3 per...

Rovio’s profits from angry birds declines in 2014

Finnish gaming company Rovio's operating profit has dropped dramatically by 73 percent last year, said the company in its financial results for the full...

What really is a junk food?

It is now evident that those that had diets that were high in trans fats were more prone to have brain shrinkage as...

Experts Say, Interest Deductibility Shrinks Ghana?s Petroleum Revenue

There is the need to put restrictions on Interest Deductibility in petroleum contracts between the government of Ghana and International Oil Companies (IOCs), experts...

As Trade Deficit Sinks In Ghana Cuts Imports By $300m

  Ghana reduced the value of imports within the first eight months of 2013. The value of imports declined $300 million during the period. According...

The New Manageable Galaxy S4 Mini Is The Smartest Deal

(DIGITALTRENDS) Samsung spent more of its Summer Premiere event showing off demos of its Galaxy S4 Zoom and Active, but the average phone consumer...

Bilateral Trade Between Ghana and USA Dropped To $1.5be In 2012

?records $364m trade value losses The United States and Ghana recorded a loss of $364 million in bilateral trade in 2012 as trade  between the...