German GDP saw 8.2% bounce-back in third quarter

BERLIN (AP) — The German economy bounced back strongly in the third quarter compared to the previous three months, when the country was hit by the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, according to ...

Taiwan’s economy likely grew by 3.33% in 3rd quarter due to surging exports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to surging exports, Taiwan’s GDP likely grew by 3.33 percent during the third quarter instead of the 2.01 percent predicted earlier, the Directorate General of B...

Biden returns to Iowa; Trump plays defense in Mich., Wis.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — When Joe Biden was last in Iowa, his campaign was on the verge of collapse and he was soundly trounced in the caucuses by a former Indiana mayor nearly 40 years his junior. He ...

Comba's Open Radio Solutions Driving Open RAN Evolution

Frontrunning Open RAN Radio Units in preparation for TIP-incubated global trials HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 29 October 2020 - Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited ("Comba Telecom" or "the G...

Galileo Platforms Blockchain First with Singlife Philippines Launch

Low-cost, high-efficiency blockchain technology brings insurance to under-insured  Blockchain a single "source of truth" that eliminates costly back-office work   HONG KONG - Media OutReach - 29 Oct...

S&P 500 sinks 3.5% as surging virus cases lead to shutdowns

The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 943 points Wednesday as surging coronavirus cases forced more shutdown measures in Europe and raised fears of more restrictions in the U.S. The S&P 500 sli...

Lebanon, Israel hold 2nd round of maritime demarcation talks

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon and Israel held a second round of U.S.-mediated talks Wednesday over their disputed maritime border and agreed to continue discussions on the next day. Local n...

Local Business Crowdfunding Platform SeedIn Rebrands to BRDGE and Announces Planned Expansion Into Indonesia

Rebranding exercise aims to better harness the Kampung Spirit of Singaporeans supporting their favourite local businesses SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 27 October 2020 - Singapore-based peer-to-peer (P...

Pandemic and protests — Thailand's double whammy

A chain of hotels, a newly-opened restaurant in Phuket and a popular eatery on the outskirts of capital Bangkok: Pornprom Sangkasuk was a man of wealth. Then COVID-19 happened. His hospitality busine...

Bloated public salaries at heart of Iraq's economic woes

BAGHDAD (AP) — Long-time Iraqi civil servant Qusay Abdul-Amma panicked when his monthly salary was delayed. Days of waiting turned to weeks. He defaulted on rent and other bills. ...

US NATO allies still short on defense spending aims

BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. allies in Europe and Canada have increased defense spending for a sixth consecutive year but most of them will still fail to achieve a NATO spending ambition by the target date of...

Taiwan, UK sign MOU on education cooperation

Taipei, Oct. 21 (CNA) Taiwan and the United Kingdom on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to advance cooperation in English learning and education. The agreement was signed remotely and...

Dogs detect coronavirus fast and reliably — why not use them everywhere?

Europe is in a panic over the second wave of COVID-19, with infection rates sky-rocketing and GDP plummeting. Belgium has just announced it will no longer test asymptomatic people, even if they've...

Thailand admits first first foreign tourists in 7 months

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s tourist industry on Tuesday took a modest step toward reviving its coronavirus-battered fortunes by welcoming 39 visitors who flew in from Shanghai, the first such arrivals s...

Taiwan institute raises nation's GDP forecast for 2020 to 1.76% growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government-funded Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) has raised its forecast for Taiwan’s GDP growth in 2020 to 1.76 percent, and the growth is p...