PICC Chairman: Will Wait for Better Market Conditions for Hong Kong IPO
PICC Property & Casualty Co.'s (2328.HK) parent company, the state-owned People's Insurance Co. (Group) of China Ltd., will wait for better market conditions to launch its initial public offering, Wu Yan, chairman of both companies, said Tuesday.
Telstra Plans To Close 2 Consumer Contact Centers, Cut 422 Jobs
Telstra Corp. (TLS.AU) said Tuesday it plans to close two customer service call centers and cut 422 jobs.
India Shares Open Higher Tuesday; Infosys Gains
Indian shares were higher in early trade Tuesday, led by gains in software companies after a U.S. court dismissed a case against information technology major Infosys Ltd. that had alleged the company harassed an employee for blowing the whistle on how the outsourcing firm flouted U.S. work visa
Cnooc First-Half Net Profit Falls 19% to CNY31.87 Billion on Lower Oil, Gas Output
Cnooc Ltd. (CEO) Tuesday posted a worse-than-expected 19% decline in first-half net profit as a result of lower oil and gas output and higher income taxes.
Infosys: US Court Dismisses Whistleblower Lawsuit
Infosys Ltd. (500209.BY) Tuesday said a U.S. court has thrown out a case filed by an employee alleging harassment for blowing the whistle on how the Indian outsourcing giant flouted U.S. work visa laws.
Yemen LNG: Explosion at Gas Pipeline Caused by Sabotage
A gas pipeline supplying Yemen's Balhaf export terminal in the Gulf of Aden has been sabotaged only four months after a previous attack, Yemen LNG Co. said in a statement.
Beloit College's Mindset List for Class of 2016
Every year, Beloit College in Beloit, Wis., releases its Mindset List to give a snapshot of how the incoming freshmen class views the world. The list for the Class of 2016:
Mindset List: Class of 2016 doesn't use radios or watch TVs, and sees women as leaders
Remember when suitcases had to be carried instead of rolled? Or when an airline ticket was a booklet of pages separated by carbon paper? Maybe you remember when Lou Gehrig held the Major League ...
Marlins use big inning, rout Diamondbacks
Giancarlo Stanton hit a pair of tape-measure home runs and the Miami Marlins scored nine times in the fourth inning, en route to a 12-3 thrashing of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the opener of a four- game series at Chase Field.Stanton knocked in four runs, Jose Reyes went 4-for-5 with a pair of RBI
Nats take advantage of error, beat Braves in 13 innings
Dan Uggla's error in the bottom of the 13th inning allowed Danny Espinosa to score the deciding run and lift the Washington Nationals over the Atlanta Braves, 5-4, in the opener of a key three-game series.Espinosa reached first on a fielder's choice and advanced to third on an infield single by