MANAUS / BRASILIA —  Brazilian prosecutors on Thursday demanded that a multimillion-dollar private prison contract in Amazonas state be axed because of signs of corruption as the government blamed mismanagement for ...

By DOREEN WAINAINAH Treasury secretary Henry Rotich has stopped fresh recruitment in the public service and announced new measures to curtail spending in a special memo that signals rising fears over the ballooning ...

In part two of VProud’s honest conversation with Fairygodboss (https://fairygodboss.com/), Co-Founders Romy Newman and Georgene Huang convey the importance of surrounding yourself with a team of smart colleagues and ...

Natural disasters caused $175 billion worth of damages in 2016, the highest cost associated with natural catastrophes since 2012. German reinsurance giant Munich Re Group added that 30 percent, or $50 billion, of the ...

Toshiba Corp's chairman expects lenders to offer support during key meetings over the coming weeks, as the chips-to-construction conglomerate prepares to book a multi-billion dollar hit to its core nuclear arm.Toshiba, ...

Thousands of people are returning to Aleppo, a city severely damaged by five years of war. Life is returning to normal in the liberated city, a fact that a majority of the mainstream media has chosen to ignore in their ...

Only a few hundred µK separate the hottest regions from the coldest, but the way the fluctuations correlate in scale and magnitude encodes a tremendous amount of information about the early Universe. Image credit: ESA ...

Flashback to the 1990s, when this pilot fish gets a programming job at a company that sells new and used networking equipment. "We used an accounting system written in xBase, and one of my first assignments was to work ...

The John Lee-led 138 Student Living Limited (138SL), which constructs student dormitories, has revealed that a contractor for its first phase of developments, Prime Development Limited, has filed a $118.9 million claim ...

(Reuters Health) - Alcohol abuse may increase the risk of heart attacks and other cardiac problems even in people who don’t have a family history of heart disease or other known risk factors, a study suggests. After ...

Toshiba shares traded at 288.40 yen, up 1.9 percent, at 0138 GMT, after sliding to 263.05 yen in earlier trade. (Reuters) Toshiba Corp shares fell more than five percent in early trade on Wednesday after media reported ...

A top Democrat on Capitol Hill wants to know whether hacking caused a nationwide outage of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) systems, creating major delays at airports across the country on Monday evening. Sen. ...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a series of incentives for the poor, farmers, women and small businesses Saturday in a New Year's address, and defended his recent decision to abolish high-denomination ...

Latest statistics from the Road Safety Unit are indicating that people in the 20-24 age group are accounting for the highest number of deaths in traffic crashes. With one day to go before the end of 2016, 373 people ...

United States’ steel once dominated world production but a new, international leader has emerged and is breaking every rule in the book to maintain control over the global steel industry. Starting at the end of the ...

Russian tourism agency Rosturism has teamed up with tour operators to figure out where Russian holiday goers plan to bring in the New Year. According to airline tickets aggregator Aviasales.ru, destinations inside ...

FACED with the prospect of a multibillion-dollar write-down that could wipe out its shareholders’ equity, Japan’s Toshiba is running out of fixes: it is burning cash, cannot issue shares and has few easy assets left ...

CHINA saw a bigger foreign service trade deficit in November, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange said yesterday. The deficit stood at US$25.4 billion last month, up from US$20.9 billion in October and US$23.3 ...

CHINA'S Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, is likely to increase 2.3 percent year on year in December, staying flat with November, according to an industry report. Annual CPI growth will be around 2 ...

Faced with the prospect of a multi-billion-dollar writedown that could wipe out its shareholders' equity, Japan's Toshiba (6502.T) is running out of fixes: it is burning cash, cannot issue shares and has few easy ...