Updated 6:11 pm PDT, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 In this Tuesday, April 9, 2019, photo, Associated Press video journalist Vineeta Deepak sits for a photograph in New Delhi, India. The Associated Press on Wednesday named Deepak, an experienced video journalist and bedrock member of its Indian staff, as its South Asia News Director to lead coverage of a region stretching from the heights of the Himalayas to the tropics of the Indian Ocean. She will drive AP's multi-format reporting on the world's largest democracy as it exerts its influence abroad while grappling with rising nationalism and growing inequality at home. less In this Tuesday, April 9, 2019, photo, Associated Press video journalist Vineeta Deepak sits for a photograph in New Delhi, India. The Associated Press on Wednesday named Deepak, an experienced video journalist ... more Photo: Manish Swarup, AP … [Read more...] about Vineeta Deepak to lead AP’s coverage of South Asia region
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Marley Jay Associated Press January 03, 2019 NEW YORK — Stocks went into a steep slide Thursday on Wall Street after Apple reported a slowdown in iPhone sales over the holidays in China, a hugely important market for the company.The rare warning of disappointing results from Apple sent a shudder through the market and reinforced fears among investors that the world’s second-largest economy is weakening.Just before the closing bell, the Dow Jones industrial average was down about 660 points. It had plunged as much as 677 points about an hour into trading before rebounding. The broader S&P 500 index was down 1.5 percent. Advertisement Apple’s stock plummeted 8.2 percent, erasing $61 billion in value. Other big exporters, including technology and heavy-machinery companies, also took big losses. Some of the worst drops were at chipmakers … [Read more...] about Bad news from Apple is part of another bad day on Wall Street
Lakeland looks to Middle East and Asia for growth BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Dairy giant Lakeland has said over 140 customers from the Middle East and Asia have visited its facilities in Northern Ireland in recent months. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/uk-world/lakeland-looks-to-middle-east-and-asia-for-growth-37663822.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37668189.ece/02ffd/AUTOCROP/h342/PANews%20BT_P-c0fa4455-82f2-49be-ba87-16509e228389_I1.jpg Email Dairy giant Lakeland has said over 140 customers from the Middle East and Asia have visited its facilities in Northern Ireland in recent months. And in a new year message to its farmers, the Cavan-based company said that is confident of more success in the markets over the year. The business announced a merger with Monaghan-based Lacpatrick earlier this year, which will give it a total farmer base of around 1,300 in Northern Ireland. Lakeland facilities in Northern Ireland include a processing site in … [Read more...] about Lakeland looks to Middle East and Asia for growth
"Sunday Morning" begins the New Year with a look ahead for the region, reported by CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy: In Asia a little bit of history may be repeating itself in 2019. After meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time in Singapore this past summer, President Donald Trump says he's ready for round two. The goal of a second summit is to get North Korea to finally start taking steps towards denuclearization. North Korea did not launch a single missile in 2018, or conduct any known nuclear tests. Ben Tracy was there in May when they claimed to destroy their main nuclear testing site. But North Korea has not allowed international inspectors to verify that the site is actually unusable, despite saying it would. And satellite images show that Kim Jong Un's regime is still rapidly developing its nuclear weapons program. Top former intel official says Singapore summit was "serious misstep" (CBS News, 10/31/18) Few surprised by report of 13 secret North Korean … [Read more...] about A look ahead: What’s next for Asia in 2019?
Home News Life Review 18 December 2018 From advances in mind reading and medical procedures to AI law enforcement and CRISPR controversy, 2018 was a year of highs and lows. Here are our highlights January Airborne fire starters? At the beginning of the year, we broke the news of the first documented evidence that falcons and kites seem to deliberately spread wildfires. Eyewitness accounts in Australia suggest they drop burning twigs into new areas to flush out prey. Birds may exhibit similar behaviour in Africa, the Americas and South Asia. February This month, we revealed that five children born with underdeveloped ears had been given new ones made from their own cells. The technique involved was similar to the one used in the 1990s to create … Advertisement Trending Latest Video Free Dogs really can smell your fear, and then they get scared too We thought the Incas couldn't write. These knots change everything … [Read more...] about The most eye-catching science and tech news stories of 2018