Airbus-Boeing truce and a common rival

WASHINGTON: While the United States and Europe waged a 17-year trade battle over subsidies to Boeing and Airbus, China poured money into its own...

Electric auto startups hit speed bumps

NEW YORK: Several electric auto startups that raised large sums from investors in the wake of Tesla’s ascent are hitting potholes as they pursue...

Newest Boeing 737 MAX makes first test flight

NEW YORK: The newest version of Boeing’s 737 MAX made its first test flight over Washington state on Friday, just months after the plane...

Despite apartheid’s end, S Africa’s young grapple joblessness

SOWETO: Thirty years ago apartheid laws in South Africa were formally struck down, bringing a dizzying jolt of hope to millions of disenfranchised citizens....

Study highlights gender gap in health innovations

WASHINGTON: Harvard business professor Rem Koning studies how bias hurts innovation. But three years ago, his research hit too close to home when his...

UK retail sales drop as consumers eat out

LONDON: British retail sales fell last month on easing lockdown curbs, as people dined at bars and restaurants instead of buying food at supermarkets,...

UK, US reach deal over Airbus-Boeing row

LONDON: Britain and the US have suspended retaliatory tariffs levied during a 17-year dispute over state aid for European planemaker Airbus and US rival...

Microsoft gives more power to Nadella with board election

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft on Wednesday named chief executive Satya Nadella as chair of its board, strengthening his grip on a pioneering US technology company...

Major banks, airlines hit in new global online outage

SYDNEY: Major banks and airlines were among businesses hit by a fresh global online outage yesterday, with the problem traced to US-based tech provider...

COVID, conflict and debt hinder Ethiopia’s economic reforms

NAIROBI: Shortly after taking office, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed promised a spectacular overhaul of Ethiopia's tightly-controlled economy: reforms to spur growth, unshackle the country's...

UK warns EU of ‘steps’ over N Irish Brexit trade

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned yesterday he will take "necessary steps" to unilaterally alter Britain's post-Brexit trade terms unless the EU changes the...

Small UK firms trail big peers on female directors

LONDON: Britain's small listed companies are lagging behind their biggest counterparts when it comes to appointing female board members, a survey showed yesterday. A...

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20th June