Venezuela PdVSA Takes Steps to Speed Up Orinoco Development -Chavez
Venezuelan state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela, or PdVSA, Monday night signed accords with two other state companies intended to help speed up development of the country's Orinoco heavy oil belt and increase the country's oil production, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said in a televised
US Denies Assange Claims of Witch Hunt
The U.S. on Monday denied Julian Assange's "wild assertions" that it has launched a witch-hunt for the WikiLeaks founder, who was holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London to avoid extradition.
PICC Chairman: Will Wait for Better Market Conditions for Hong Kong IPO
PICC Property & Casualty Co.'s (2328.HK) parent company, the state-owned People's Insurance Co. (Group) of China Ltd., will wait for better market conditions to launch its initial public offering, Wu Yan, chairman of both companies, said Tuesday.
Telstra Plans To Close 2 Consumer Contact Centers, Cut 422 Jobs
Telstra Corp. (TLS.AU) said Tuesday it plans to close two customer service call centers and cut 422 jobs.
India Shares Open Higher Tuesday; Infosys Gains
Indian shares were higher in early trade Tuesday, led by gains in software companies after a U.S. court dismissed a case against information technology major Infosys Ltd. that had alleged the company harassed an employee for blowing the whistle on how the outsourcing firm flouted U.S. work visa
Cnooc First-Half Net Profit Falls 19% to CNY31.87 Billion on Lower Oil, Gas Output
Cnooc Ltd. (CEO) Tuesday posted a worse-than-expected 19% decline in first-half net profit as a result of lower oil and gas output and higher income taxes.
Infosys: US Court Dismisses Whistleblower Lawsuit
Infosys Ltd. (500209.BY) Tuesday said a U.S. court has thrown out a case filed by an employee alleging harassment for blowing the whistle on how the Indian outsourcing giant flouted U.S. work visa laws.
Yemen LNG: Explosion at Gas Pipeline Caused by Sabotage
A gas pipeline supplying Yemen's Balhaf export terminal in the Gulf of Aden has been sabotaged only four months after a previous attack, Yemen LNG Co. said in a statement.
Mindset List: Class of 2016 doesn't use radios or watch TVs, and sees women as leaders
Remember when suitcases had to be carried instead of rolled? Or when an airline ticket was a booklet of pages separated by carbon paper? Maybe you remember when Lou Gehrig held the Major League ...