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UAE disbands military training programme in Somalia following seizure of $10 million

UAE disbands military training programme in Somalia following seizure of $10 million

According to Reuters, the UAE has trained hundreds of troops in the war-stricken nation since 2014. However, Somali officials Wednesday said that it would end UAE funding of its armed forces. The Emirates are supervising the counter-piracy maritime police force in Puntland where the country has been supporting efforts to fight terrorism in collaboration with a number of worldwide parties and the African Union's forces in Somalia. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trending Stock Analysis: NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

On Thursday, March 15 the stock of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI ) has "Hold" rating given by Deutsche Bank. It has outperformed by 6.18% the S&P500. Maxim Group has "Buy" rating and $87 target. The third largest holder is Elliott Associates, L.P., which now holds $1.88 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 4.74% of its market capitalization. Consulte Mais Informação

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Supermarket to sell touch-free raw meat for squeamish millennials

Supermarket to sell touch-free raw meat for squeamish millennials

The supermarket said the "tear and tip" pouches allowed shoppers to tip the entire content of its packs of pre-cut marinated chicken straight into a pan, without having to touch raw chicken . "I'd prefer someone else to do it for me'". Ruth Mason of the National Farmers' Union told The Telegraph that it's "disconcerting that shoppers are so removed from their food" and while the meat industry faces pressure from the increased number of consumers adopting vegetarian or vegan diets, there ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Diageo lends Scottish tourism a boost with cash for visitor centres

Diageo lends Scottish tourism a boost with cash for visitor centres

Johnnie Walker maker Diageo is set to plough £150m into the Scottish tourism industry over three years via a major new centre in Edinburgh and refurbishing its other distillery visitor attractions. "Last week, I launched Scotland is Now, a new campaign that will put Scotland in the worldwide spotlight and showcase the country's world-leading assets, such as whisky, to a global audience", she added. Consulte Mais Informação

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Grab, Uber told to explain why they violated PCC's review terms

Grab, Uber told to explain why they violated PCC's review terms

Last April 7, the PCC ordered Grab and Uber to continue operating their apps separately until the commission finishes its review of the the merger, which could take up to a month. The accreditation of new TNCs (transport network companies) is a welcome development to allow passengers to have more choices. Representatives of Grab and Uber met with the antitrust commission on April 2, and claimed that their transaction is not covered by the compulsory notification requirements under Section 17 ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Paying Sales Tax on Out of State Purchases

Paying Sales Tax on Out of State Purchases

In fact, chances are pretty good that you already pay sales tax on at least some of your online purchases if you live in a state that has sales tax. Still, the change in precedent could put a burden on small- and medium-size online retailers who will have to navigate up to 16,000 different taxing units, according to Wayfair, which wants the current rule should stay in place. Consulte Mais Informação

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Furniture sales climb 3.9% in March

Furniture sales climb 3.9% in March

Retail trade sales were up 0.6% from February 2018, and 4.7% above past year. Excluding the jump in auto sales, retail sales edged up by 0.2 percent in March, matching the uptick seen in the previous month as well as economist estimates. Non-store retailers - primarily e-commerce and catalog businesses - and gas stations tied for the best gain, each with sales up 9.7% from March a year ago. Consulte Mais Informação

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Woolworths supermarkets hit by IT outage

Woolworths supermarkets hit by IT outage

News Corp Australia counted at least ten abandoned trolleys and baskets in the store. "The registers are now back online at all our stores", Woolworths tweeted just after 4.52pm. Stores temporarily closed in response to the outage. A nationwide technical outage has left Woolworths supermarkets around the country unable to process any sales, with some closing their doors until the problem is resolved. Consulte Mais Informação

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Whitbread shares soar as activist investor builds stake

Whitbread shares soar as activist investor builds stake

Elliott, which holds a 6 percent stake in the FTSE 100-listed group, is pushing for it to demerge its popular Costa coffee-shop chain from the rest of the business, a source familiar with the fund's thinking told Reuters. The company has become more streamlined in the past few years, selling off its brewing business and some pubs to focus mainly on Premier Inn, Costa, the Beefeater restaurant brand and the Brewers Fayre pub restaurant chain. Consulte Mais Informação

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