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Sustainable water management mus be at the very top of the political agenda, said European Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Phil Hogan.
Farmers on environmentally sensitive lands along the Shannon estuary are seeking restoration of ‘Farm Plan’ schemes compensating them for restricting their land use.
It is a story that began with a young man doing bar and restaurant work, as he put himself through college, and has culminated in being recognised by his hotel chain peers as the best hotel general ma
The Hill Farming Forum in Connemara organised by the IFA last week was an opportunity to examine how best to unlock the potential of farming on our uplands.
The burden on Irish managers at a time of unprecedented challenges is about to get worse. Anew data protection regime will affect even small companies, writes Kyran Fitzgerald
As a member of the EU, the eurozone, and the OECD, Ireland does not lack for European economists to review the fiscal and expenditure decisions of our Government, and at times comment, recommend, and
The UK elections are getting tighter, which could mean another nervy few days this coming week for sterling traders and Irish firms depending on the currency.
For many pet owners, their furry companions are valued members of their families, providing companionship, endless fun, and affection. Ruth Doris explores some pet care start-ups. 
(Reuters) - London's Heathrow Airport said early on Monday that there were still some disruptions to British Airways flights from the airport following a global computer system failure at the airline
TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar was steady in early Asian trading on Monday, holding well above last week's 6-1/2-month lows and taking news of Pyongyang's latest missile test in stride.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks steadied early on Monday, taking cues from Wall Street shares hovering around record highs, while the pound nursed losses after a poll showed a shrinking lead for Prime
HONG KONG (Reuters) - After a bruising fall from its spot as the world's third-largest mobile phone maker following its acquisition of Motorola three years ago, China's Lenovo Group Ltd is counting o
The Mediterranean & Gulf Insurance & Reinsurance Co., a Saudi insurer known as MedGulf, is weighing putting itself up for sale, according to three people familiar with the matter.
When Wu Qi and her husband traded in their Mazda 3 for a more expensive Mercedes Benz sedan, they applied for a 200,000 yuan ($29,000) bank loan to help pay for it.
Sell in May and go away is perhaps the oldest saw on Wall Street, but it appears there’s no shortage of U.S. mutual funds doing exactly that this year.
An oil alliance between Saudi Arabia and Russia was once deemed unthinkable. Yet a prolonged partnership looms in the face of their shared adversary – the oversupply created by the rise of the US shal
This summer marks a decade since the first stirrings of the global financial crisis. A lot of water has flowed since two hedge funds backed by Bear Stearns collapsed in July 2007 because of their expo
The political origins of the modern welfare state lie in the turmoil of the 1930s. The Great Depression in the US and the rise of fascism in Europe showed that individuals had to be protected against
China Eximbank will fund Kenya's mapping of geological resources if ongoing talks succeed. A source privy to the closed-door meetings disclosed to The Standard that the talks are at an advanced stage.
Uganda, which wants to start building part of a multi-billion-dollar rail line to Kenya, must wait for its neighbour to decide on plans for its portion of the track before the project's main funder ma
China Eximbank will fund Kenya's mapping of geological resources if ongoing talks succeed. A source privy to the closed-door meetings disclosed to The Standard that the talks are at an advanced stage.
Uganda, which wants to start building part of a multi-billion-dollar rail line to Kenya, must wait for its neighbour to decide on plans for its portion of the track before the project's main funder ma
Buoyed by the success of car and bike-sharing companies and fueled with ready cash, Chinese start-ups are entering what some consider a sharing bubble.
Patients play Litesprite’s video game, and clinics get information about which coping mechanisms seem to work best for each person. Health professionals can then decide which treatment options are be
Commentary: Why is so much energy being spent examining alternative ways to become a public company? There’s a pretty good model already: the boringly conventional — but battle-tested — IPO.
The biggest hurdle to widespread adoption of lidar — light detection and ranging sensors — is an economic one, and that is where the battle is being waged. Prices have come down 90 percent in eight y
After Facebook’s Mark Zuckerburg gave him a key assignment at the young company, Aditya Agarwal became its engineering manager at age 22 and developed the management philosophy he has applied ever si
HONG KONG (Reuters) - After a bruising fall from its spot as the world's third-largest mobile phone maker following its acquisition of Motorola three years ago, China's Lenovo Group Ltd is counting o
If elected officials know that their districts are “Safe Districts,” there is less incentive for them to reach out to a cross-section of people with different views for feedback on the issues that com
The body of a 10-year-old drowning victim has been recovered at Little Black Creek Water Park in Lumberton.              
Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter Veteran banker Mr Nicholas Vingirayi has threatened to pull out of his agreement with Government relating to his shareholding in ZB Financial Holdings — citing NSS
Tinashe Makichi and Walter Muchinguri The Industrial Development Corporation of Zimbabwe will engage its namesake, IDC South Africa for a $20 million loan facility aimed at kick-starting its role as a
Martin Kadzere Senior Business Reporter PECAN nut production is poised to become an industry with potential to change the economic landscape, particularly in Matabeleland South, where considerable pro
Michael Tome Business Reporter PRESSURE is mounting on telecommunication service providers to reduce prices, as operators battle for customers, fixed telecoms company TelOne has said. TelOne managing
Jeffrey Gogo Climate Story Energy costs rose faster than most products on the index of consumer prices in April, compared to a year ago. Though the increase was limited to liquified petroleum gas (LPG
In the 2015 /16 season growers reported incidences of white mould (Erysiphe cichoracearum) on the variety KRK66. This was most unexpected as, with the exception of K30R, KRK29 and K RK61, all Kutsaga
Kudakwashe Mhundwa Business Reporter South Africa’s Klein Karoo Saad Bemarking has invested about $5 million for the recapitalisation of its 80 percent owned local seed manufacturing company, Agriseed
Mississippi utilities are testing feasiblity of solar power, but for consumers, that option still too expensive to try.              
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - An Alberta high school graduation party with a cowboys and Indians theme prompted administrators to call an assembly to discuss racism. Images of students from Chinook High School
MONTREAL - An alliance of construction trade unions broke off negotiations with a group representing employers on Sunday, saying it prefers to wait for the province to adopt back-to-work legislation.
OTTAWA - Two new candidates in the NDP leadership race wasted no time going toe-to-toe in their first appearance together Sunday at a leadership debate in Sudbury, Ont. Pat Stogran, who ...
The number of owner-occupied homes rose faster than the number of renting households for the first time since 2006 in the first three months of the year.
The number of owner-occupied homes rose faster than the number of renting households for the first time since 2006 in the first three months of the year.
TORONTO - Conservatives around the world have sought to shake up the political status quo in the last year, voting for Britain to leave the European Union, electing a complete ......
ACCENTURE Philippines is encouraging the academe to offer advanced courses on science and mathematics for graduate students to land jobs in industries already driven by innovative AI (artificial intel
CAR sales for this year are expected to remain robust as more Filipinos patronize car booking applications like Uber and Grab. Nissan Philippines, for instance, logged a 98.9 percent growth in Almera
TORONTO - Longtime Saskatchewan MP Andrew Scheer returns to the House of Commons Monday as the Conservative party's new leader and that of the Official Opposition. Here are five things ...
OTTAWA - Two new NDP leadership hopefuls are among the candidates facing off in a debate in Sudbury, Ont. this afternoon. Ontario provincial New Democrat Jagmeet Singh and former veterans ombudsman .
WASHINGTON - The Russia-related probes haunting Donald Trump's presidency are being pushed into a dark new realm: the president's political tormentors are now asking questions about the underworld, or
HALIFAX - Less than two years ago, Nova Scotia voters enthusiastically embraced Justin Trudeau's plan to spur the economy through hefty deficit financing, handing the federal Liberals every riding in
CACHE CREEK, B.C. - The body of a fire chief believed to have been swept away by high flood waters in British Columbia's Interior has been found. RCMP Cpl. Dan Moskaluk ...
TORONTO - The death of a five-year-old riding his bike next to a high-traffic road has renewed a debate in Canada's largest city about measures to protect cyclists, prompting some ...
WITH interest in agriculture declining among millennials, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (Searca) plans to establish a Southeast Asian agri-museum a
DYSON Ltd., a British company that designs and produces vacuum cleaners, bladeless fans, and hair dryers, was launched in Davao City for the first time last Friday, May 26 at Chimes Boutiques, Sales S
M BARBERS Salon, a brand of men salon by celebrity hairstylist Jing Monis, targets to open a branch in Davao City by next year, together with another branch of Hair Philosophie. During the launching
THE units of buildings one to four of Phinma Properties' Arezzo Place Davao (APD) has already been sold out, an executive said. Rhoda Cua, APD Sales Head, said in an interview on Saturday said one of
TORONTO - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his new foe in the House of Commons, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, spoke by phone today Trudeau called Scheer from Italy, where the prime ......
ST-GEORGES, Que. - Quebecers and the "extremely strong" lobby of the province's professional farmers' union are to blame for Maxime Bernier's defeat in the Conservative leadership race, according to a
OTTAWA - Donald Trump may have killed the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership, but experts say parts of the moribund Pacific Rim trade pact could well be resurrected in an upgraded North ...
OTTAWA - It's dusk on a warm summer evening in Ottawa. As people emerge from a new light-rail station a block south of Parliament Hill, they look down the street to ...
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