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Judge: Minor leaguers work year-round, MLB violated wage law

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge ruled that minor leaguers are year-round employees who work during training time and found Major League Baseball violated Arizona state minimum wage law and is liable f...

Senoko Energy Drives Sustainability Efforts With its First Virtual Cycling Event

Senoko Energy partners with Garmin Singapore and T-RECs.ai to host its inaugural virtual cycling event, Cycle for Change. Along with promoting a sustainable lifestyle of cycling amongst Singaporeans, ...

French conservative Pécresse holds big presidential rally

PARIS (AP) — A conservative politician vying to become France’s first female leader is hoping to boost her declining fortunes in the campaign so far with her first major rally. Less ...

UAE to impose federal corporate tax for the first time

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates announced Monday it is introducing for the first time a federal corporate tax on business earnings. It's the latest measure to bring the cou...

Party-hard Dubai ponders new workweek debate: When's brunch?

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Friday will never be the same again. For those with means in Dubai, the former first day of the weekend carried a gluttonous party tradition — an ...

Thousands of flights canceled, delayed at start of workweek

A winter storm that hit the mid-Atlantic on Monday combined with pandemic-caused shortages of airline workers to push flight cancellations to a holiday-season high, creating more frustration for trave...

Business Highlights: Prices for used cars, Biden on prices

___ $29,000 for an average used car? Would-be buyers are aghast DETROIT (AP) — Prices for used cars are soaring so high, so fast, that buyers are being increasingly...

French conservative candidate vows to end Macron's centrism

PARIS (AP) — In her first address as a presidential candidate for France's main conservative party, Valérie Pécresse vowed Saturday to break with President Emmanuel Macron's centrist policies and to d...

In major change, UAE workweek to be Monday through Friday

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates said Tuesday its official workweek will move to Monday to Friday, a significant change that brings the Islamic nation home to major financia...

France's Republicans pick a woman as presidential candidate

PARIS (AP) — Valérie Pécresse, the head of the Paris region and a former conservative minister, has been chosen to run in France's presidential race next year as The Republicans party candidate, a dec...

'Flashing red': Belgium tightens rules amid COVID-19 surge

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium extended the use of facemasks and mandatory remote work on Wednesday in an attempt to contain a new surge of COVID-19 cases. “The alarm signals are flashing r...

Malaysian traders share their success stories inspired by OctaFX

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 1 October 2021 - Global broker OctaFX released the final episode of their YouTube interview project 'Honest Stories of Success'. The interviews showcased ...

EXPLAINER: Did US hiring slow because of a ‘labor shortage’?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The anticipation for the U.S. jobs report for April, released Friday morning, was high. Most experts agreed that after a yearlong pandemic, tens of millions of layo...

Why the pandemic left long-term scars on global job market

Esther Montanez's housecleaning job at the Hilton Back Bay in Boston was a lifeline for her, a 31-year-old single mother with a 5-year-old son. The pay was steady and solid — enough ...

Why the pandemic left long-term scars on global job market

Esther Montanez's housecleaning job at the Hilton Back Bay in Boston was a lifeline for her, a 31-year-old single mother with a 5-year-old son. The pay was steady and solid — enough ...