Wednesday, November 21, 2018

China wasn’t invited to Singapore summit – but got everything it wanted

China wasn't invited to Singapore summit - but got everything it wanted Chinese President Xi Jinping wasn’t invited to the Singapore summit but will have been pleased with its outcome Not so long...

Ireland can make a huge difference to landless farmers of Zimbabwe

Ireland can make a huge difference to landless farmers of Zimbabwe Vehicles display the logos for Zimbabwean opposition Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) party, and the ruling ZANU PF party outside an...

US announces tough tariffs on Chinese imports

US announces tough tariffs on Chinese imports China has said that it will retaliate with 50 billion dollars in tariffs in response, rattling financial markets. China has said that it will retaliate (Andy...

Business World

Asian shares falter as US readies China tariffs Photo: Depositphotos Asian shares wobbled on Friday as investors braced for US tariffs against China, while the euro flirted with two-week lows after a cautious...

Four credit unions join forces to ‘cultivate’ a special loan package for local farmers

Four credit unions join forces to 'cultivate' a special loan package for local farmers Ear to the Ground presenter Darragh McCullough will launch the ‘Cultivate’ scheme at the Corrin Marts Complex next...

The right moves: If you drop your guard on debt collection, you’ll pay a...

The right moves: If you drop your guard on debt collection, you'll pay a heavy price Paul McNeive Just as markets seemed to be recovering from the era of insolvency, the liquidation of...

Government urged to make up €1.5m shortfall in Briery Gap funding

Government urged to make up €1.5m shortfall in Briery Gap funding Cost of refurbishment works at the Macroom centre has shot up to €4 million Smoke billowing from the front of the Briery...

China raises import duties on American products as ‘trade war’ intensifies

China raises import duties on American products as ‘trade war’ intensifies China ‘doesn’t want a trade war’ but has to ‘fight back strongly’, said a Commerce Ministry statement. President Donald Trump has announced...

Councils take just a third of available Nama social housing

Councils take just a third of available Nama social housing Nama offered almost 7,000 residential properties for social housing purposes. Brendan McDonagh (Brian Lawless/PA) Local councils in Ireland took fewer than 3,000 social housing...

Apple: 17,000 Irish jobs linked to creation of iPhone and iPad apps here

Apple: 17,000 Irish jobs linked to creation of iPhone and iPad apps here Ireland is the 19th largest ‘iOS app economy’ in Europe iPhone and iPad Apple says that there are now 17,000 jobs...

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Samantha McCaughren: Naughten spends €2.9m on one-horse broadband race

Samantha McCaughren: Naughten spends €2.9m on one-horse broadband race Communications Minister Denis Naughten Eir may have pulled out of the seemingly never-ending National Broadband Plan process,...

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