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Trump 'ready' to tax all Chinese imports

In a taped interview with the business channel CNBC , Trump said "I'm willing to go to 500", referring roughly to the US$505.5 billion in goods imported past year from China. "China, the European Union and others have been manipulating their currencies and interest rates lower, while the U.S.is raising rates while the dollars gets stronger and stronger with each passing day - taking away our big competitive edge", Trump wrote.


Microsoft powers to record highs as cloud sales soar

Microsoft powers to record highs as cloud sales soar

Revenue in the company's More Personal Computing division, which includes its Windows PC business, Surface products and gaming teams jumped 17 percent over past year to $10.8 billion. Meanwhile, Office consumer products and cloud services revenue was up by eight percent, with Office 365 consumer subscribers increasing to 31.4 million.


Qatar Airways bagged Four Awards at 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards

Qatar Airways bagged Four Awards at 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards

In just over 20 years, we have risen from a small regional carrier to become a global airline, committed to innovation and to delivering the highest standards to our passengers. Lufthansa was elected as the Best Airline in Europe and the Best Western European Airline at the Skytrax World Airline Awards in London. Airlines do not pay to enter the awards , according to Skytrax .


United States crude rises 1%, on strong gasoline demand signals

United States crude rises 1%, on strong gasoline demand signals

The Trump administration is considering a test sale of about 5 million barrels of oil and then releasing about 30 million barrels into the market. " President Trump is doing everything in his power to lower gasoline prices", he said. While other oil producing countries will no doubt see a rise in profit as a result of the U.S. sanctions, it is remiss to ignore the other people who will benefit enormously from these sanctions: the Iranian people.


Google Fined RM20.3 Billion By EU Over Abuse Of Android OS

Google Fined RM20.3 Billion By EU Over Abuse Of Android OS

Yesterday, the European Commission hit Google with a record-breaking $5 billion fine for antitrust violations. Google employs around 7,000 people in Ireland, making it, along with Apple, one of the biggest private sector employers in the State.



"It's not too late to save Brexit", Johnson tells United Kingdom parliament

In Johnson's view, the government has ceded too much authority to Brussels , pointing specifically to a €40 billion ($61.6 billion Cdn) exit bill Britain agreed to with the EU. Conservative lawmakers fear an election, and the possible victory of veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn. "We've looked into the abyss in the last few days", he told reporters outside the meeting.