Jobs created in the United States during September fell to its lowest level in a year though the unemployment rate dropped to a point not seen in nearly 50 years, according to the Labor Department figures released Friday.1 comment
Toyota Motor Corp on Friday said it was recalling a total of 2.43 million gasoline hybrid vehicles at home and abroad over a hybrid system issue which can lead to stalling.Add your comment!
After years of delays Tokyo’s 83-year-old Tsukiji fish market is closing on Saturday to move to a more modern facility on reclaimed industrial land in Tokyo Bay. The new, US$ 5 billion facility at Toyosu will open Oct. 11, over the objections of many working in Tsukiji who contend the new site is contaminated, inconvenient and unsafe.Add your comment!
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman dismissed remarks by Donald Trump in which the U.S. president said he had warned the king he would not last in power “for two weeks” without U.S. military backing and demanded he pay up.1 comment
All eyes are set on Sunday October 7 presidential election, but Brazilians will also be electing, 27 governors, 54 senators and 513 legislators, and Congress wields considerable power and since 2016 has decided the fate of two presidents: to impeach Dilma Rousseff for juggling with budget numbers and to shield Michel Temer from corruption charges.57 comments
French police have opened an investigation into the whereabouts of the president of international police cooperation agency Interpol, after his wife reported he had gone missing after travelling home to his native China last week. The French interior ministry said on Friday his wife has been placed under protection after threats.1 comment
A poll by Datafolha released Wednesday indicates the majority of Brazilian voters, especially young people, are pessimistic about the country's future.Datafolha interviewed 3,240 voters in 225 cities nationwide. The poll is said to have a margin of error of 2 percentage points.
A Seoul court Friday found former President Lee Myung-bak guilty of corruption and handed down a 15-year jail sentence on him, who thus became the fourth ex-South Korean leader to be criminally convicted.
Jair Bolsonaro, Brazilian extreme right presidential candidate is leading in opinion polls and also has good strategists. On prime time Thursday when the seventh and last debate of presidential candidates, which he did not attend on medical recommendations, Bolsonaro had a long interview aired at the same time, at his home, in which contrary to his firebrand rhetoric he transmitted a clearly conciliatory message.
August data for industry was only a slightly better figure than the previous month – in July, a decline of minus 5.7% was witnessed. In June, the sharpest, most pronounced fall of the year was witnessed: 8.1%, year-on-year.