Jordan said Monday it had chosen five international consortiums to build the first phase of a multi-million-dollar canal linking the Red Sea to the shrinking Dead Sea.
India's central government has asked all the statutory 4,041 urban local bodies in India to shift to e-payments at the earliest possible time, according to a communique from the Urban Development Ministry.
Spain has awarded a contract worth 786 million euros (US$832 million) to supply and maintain 15 new high-speed trains for Spanish train maker Talgo, the public works minister said Monday.
Shares in Taiwan closed 0.69 percent higher on Monday, rising above the 9,200 benchmark on the strength of the bellwether electronics sector and financial shares, dealers said.
According to Taiwan Stock Exchange Co. (TWSE) statistics, TAIEX closed at 9,159.07 on Nov. 25, up 150.28 from 9,008.79 a week earlier, an increase of approximately 1.67 percent.
After disbelief, anger and grief, the US tech sector is looking to come to grips with the presidency of a man described by many of its leading lights as a "disaster" for innovation.
Zimbabwe will issue "bond notes" equivalent to the US dollar from next week to ease critical cash shortages, the central bank announced Saturday, despite widespread public fear of a return to hyperinflation.
Mohammed Shaheedul Huq serves a customer from his food cart in Brooklyn on Nov. 21.
Chinese household debt has risen at an "alarming" pace as property values have soared, analysts say, raising the risk that a real estate downturn could send shockwaves through the world's second largest economy.
In this Sept. 9, 2015 photo, Thomas Kraft of Norpac Fisheries Export inspects a database at a port facility in Benoa, Bali. Kraft established one of the fishing industry's first bar code systems, which gives each fish a tag that can provide details about location, boat, species and weight. He's been using the technology in locations worldwide and says it could easily be expanded to include crews on individual boats to help fight against labor abuse.