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October 16, 2019

Damascus, SANA_ The Central Bank of Syria (CBS) announced the start of implementation of “My currency is my power” initiative in coordination with the Damascus Chamber of Commerce.

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Global economic outlook ‘precarious,’ IMF...
October 17, 2019

The world economy is slowing to its weakest pace since the global financial crisis, as the US-China trade war and other factors like Brexit undercut business confidence"...

Syrian exports to Eurasian Economic Union countries...
October 17, 2019

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Syria has been enlisted among the countries which enjoy the custom privileges of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), so that the Syrian exports to any of"...

 

 
October 17, 2019

WASHINGTON: A 23-year-old law giving technology companies legal protection from lawsuits over user-generated content remains critical to the Internet’s future, Alphabet Inc’s Google unit and social media site Reddit Inc said in testimony.
Senior executives from Google, Reddit, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and legal experts are due to face questions on Wednesday in Congress about the 1996 Communications Decency Act, which critics say shields tech companies from dealing with threatening, violent, dangerous or bullying content.
Lawmakers from both major political parties have said Congress could make additional changes"...

October 17, 2019

Damascus, SANA- Higher Education Ministry and Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Syria on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen scientific and academic cooperation.

The MoU includes exchange of experience, and scientific publications, in addition to setting up joint or mutual scientific events in governmental universities concerned with legal affairs in accordance with the legislations governing the both sides.

The MOU identified the implementation"...

October 17, 2019

Luxury cars in China are pointing to economic hazards ahead. Mercedes-Benz, BMW and peers notched up healthy revenue growth in the country during the third quarter. The wider industry, meanwhile, is suffering: data released on Monday showed a 6.3 per cent drop in September sales compared with 2018, and the national auto association expects a 5 per cent decline this year.
It lays bare a widening social divide that is sending brands scrabbling.
The world’s largest market has had a bumpy ride. Car sales in 2018 fell for the first time in two decades, and look set to drop again. Wholesale figures in the first half of 2019 were"...

October 17, 2019

LONDON: Sterling fell from five-month highs against the euro and dollar on Wednesday, with talks to secure a Brexit deal expected to go down to the wire before an European Union summit.
British and EU officials were to resume talks on Wednesday, a few hours after late-night negotiations wound up, but it was far from clear they would reach an agreement before the summit on Thursday.
A report on Tuesday negotiators were closing in on a draft Brexit deal sparked a surge by the pound and raised hope across world markets that a significant source of uncertainty would be removed. But the pound weakened on Wednesday as note of scepticism"...

October 17, 2019

SHANGHAI: Chinese tech giant Huawei said on Wednesday that its revenue for the first nine months of the year grew by almost a quarter despite a US campaign to isolate the company globally.
Huawei’s revenues jumped 24.4 per cent on-year to 610.8 billion yuan ($86.2 billion) and its profit margin increased 8.7 per cent, it announced.
Huawei, based in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, is the world’s leading supplier of telecoms networking equipment and the number-two global smartphone vendor.
But it has been under pressure this year as US officials lobbied allies worldwide to avoid the company’s telecom"...