Friday, May 14, 2021

Pandemic exposes cracks in oil majors’ bet on plastic

The energy industry's bet that a petrochemicals boom would support decades of oil and gas sales growth is on shaky ground as an already...

Unite urges finance firms to step up call centre COVID-19 safety

Employee union Unite has called on finance firms to do more to protect call centre staff after a survey of almost 3,000 employees exposed...

Ford’s China ventures increase May sales as market rebounds

Ford Motor's China ventures have reported year-on-year sales growth for May in a sign of how the world's biggest auto market is continuing its...

LVMH’s Arnault mulls ways to renegotiate deal with Tiffany: sources

LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault is exploring ways to reopen negotiations on the French luxury goods giant's $16.2 billion acquisition of U.S. jewelry chain Tiffany...

Interesting to see if Djokovic can regain momentum, says Evert

Novak Djokovic had built up a real head of steam before the COVID-19 pandemic shut the tennis season down and it will be interesting...

Norway oil firms slash investment plans amid pandemic

Norwegian oil and gas investment, a key economic driver, is expected to decline sharply in 2021 after rising less than previously anticipated this year,...

Confidence in Swedish authorities dips amid mounting pandemic death toll, polls show

Swedes' confidence in the ability of the government and the health agency to handle the outbreak of the novel coronavirus is falling amid growing...

Carnival’s Princess Cruises extends suspension of some voyages

Carnival Corp's Princess Cruises on Thursday extended the suspension of some of its voyages in Australia, Canada and Taiwan as ports around the world...

Australia to pledge $207 million for regional vaccine program

Australia will pledge A$300 million ($207 million) to provide vaccines to children in the Indo-Pacific region at a Global Vaccine Summit on Thursday, its...

‘Get off the grass!’ Australian PM told to move on during stimulus announcement

A media conference by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to announce a new stimulus package briefly turned comical on Thursday when he and reporters...

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