The travel ban "is a big surprise and a big shock to the market" and shows that investors are yet to see the full financial fallout from the coronavirus outbreak, said IG Markets analyst Kyle Rodda. On the flip side, traders are selling gold to fund margin calls, providing a headwind for the metal, Rodda added.
The country generates around four million tonnes of plastic waste per year, about a third of which is not recycled and ends up in waterways and landfills that regularly catch fire and exacerbate air pollution.
Anyone wanting to support athletes has been told to clap rather than cheer or sing. Sponsors are cancelling or scaling back booths and events tied to the Games, frustrated by the "very last-minute" decisions by organisers, sources said.
South Korea’s Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a government decision to suspend Asiana Airlines’ Incheon-San Francisco route for 45 days, adding to the debt-ridden carrier’s headaches as it battles rising competition and falling demand.
The General Directorate of Civil Defence-Abu Dhabi has announced it has banned the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders in all the buildings and facilities using central gas.
Emirates has banned 15-inch MacBook Pro sold between September 2015 and February 2017, on all of its flights.
Ah, the referendum. The tool of populists down the ages. Can’t face the complexities of detailed policymaking? Then just boil it all down to a very simple question, a blunt instrument, ask the people, and then use their verdict as a club through which to smash up whatever problem it was that was getting on your nerves. David Cameron used
One week after the Easter Sunday attacks, Sri Lanka is still in turmoil. As law enforcement and security forces proceed with investigations, and searches throughout the island have uncovered more weapons, fear, confusion and misinformation are rife.
China’s National Radio and Television Administration said an investigation found BBC World News’ China-related reports had “seriously violated” regulations, including that news should be “truthful and fair,” had harmed the country’s national interests and undermined national unity.
The Traffic and Patrols Department at Ras Al Khaimah Police’s General Directorate of Central Operations has announced a ban on heavy-duty trucks on the emirate’s internal roads and highways in two morning and evening periods, effective from Sunday.