Sat, 20 Jul 2019

Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...

JSE rises as market participants bet on more central bank stimulus

The JSE rose on Friday primarily on the back of gains recorded on the mining index as well as advances ...

Risk for Boks if Steyn required at pivot

Cape Town - Any early mishap to starting flyhalf Elton Jantjies might leave the Springboks vulnerable against Australia on Saturday ...

'Hell' of Japan fire that killed dozens at anime company

Details emerged on Friday of the horrifying blaze that ripped through a Japanese anime firm, killing dozens including people who ...

Frenchman to ref Boks v All Blacks at World Cup

Cape Town - The Springboks' pool matches at the Rugby World Cup will be handled exclusively by French and English ...

China Calls on US To 'Correct' Iran Sanctions

BEIJING - China urged Washington on Friday to "correct" sanctions imposed on Chinese companies accused of helping Iran acquire materials ...

Blast rocks factory in China's Henan province

Henan [China], July 19 (ANI): An explosion occurred at a factory in Sanmenxia City here on Friday evening, shattering doors ...

Etzebeth dismisses talk of 'B-team Boks'

Cape Town - Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth shrugged off any suggestion of a second string line-up for Saturday's Rugby Championship ...

Oil pares steep weekly loss as US warship downs Iranian drone

Oil snapped four days of losses after an American warship downed an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, stoking ...

History suggests Boks will overpower Wallabies

Cape Town - Both sides are fielding new-look starting lineups with the 2019 World Cup in mind, but the Springboks ...

Dressel has sights set on rival Chalmers at Gwangju

Gwangju - American Caeleb Dressel said on Friday he was not aiming to top the remarkable seven world titles he ...

Australia's McDonald named Birmingham coach for The Hundred

London - Former Australia all-rounder Andrew McDonald was announced on Friday as head coach of the Birmingham-based team in the ...

SA Rugby launches anti-racism campaign

Cape Town - SA Rugby will officially launch a campaign against racism and all forms of discrimination during the Rugby ...

Elton can bury his Bok nightmare - expert

Cape Town - Elton Jantjies will harbour little affection for his last start for the Springboks on South African terrain.The ...

Fraud! Over 700 tickets for All Blacks-Springboks Test cancelled

Cape Town - Hundreds of fans could be turned away at next weekend's Rugby Championship Test between the All Blacks ...

Legends to help raise funds for Small's family

Cape Town - TheTo contribute to the fundraising initiative, SMS your name and message to 42303. R30 will be donated ...

Japan Summons S. Korean Envoy in Wartime Labor Dispute

TOKYO - Japan's foreign minister Friday summoned South Korea's ambassador and accused Seoul of violating international law by refusing to ...

Taiwan Says It Will Treat Hong Kong Asylum Seekers Humanely

TAIPEI - Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen says she would follow "humanitarian principles" in dealing with asylum seekers from Hong Kong.Tsai ...

US-based body urges unity against religious persecution in Pak, Sudan

Washington D.C. [USA], July 19 (ANI): The rise of extremism and persecution of people based on faith and ethnicity is ...

Melbourne to continue host Australian Grand Prix until 2025

London [UK], July 19 (ANI): Melbourne will continue to host Australian Grand Prix until at least the end of 2025, ...

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In Tokyo, Nikkei 225 rises by 420 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks soared in Asia on Friday, while the U.S. dollar rebounded from sharp falls in New York.In ...

Education the biggest growth sector in UAE job postings

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates has registered an impressive 18 percent growth in online job postings compared to ...

U.S. stock markets close slightly higher, dollar drops sharply

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Thursday with the main action on foreign exchange markets ...

China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...

Japanese stocks fall by nearly 2% as world sell-off continues

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stocks fell sharply on Thursday, as the global sell-off continued.In Tokyo stocks shattered with the key ...

DAB+ digital radio to go on-air and online in Canberra Friday

CANBERRA, Australia - Commercial radio will officially switch on DAB+ digital radio broadcasts in Canberra on Friday.All four commercial radio ...

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