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Reckitt Benckiser cuts full-year forecast again

LONDON: British household goods maker Reckitt Benckiser has cut its full-year sales forecast for the second time this year, blaming a drop in retail orders for Mucinex in the United States and a drop in demand for its Enfamil...

England spring surprise

OITA (Japan): England coach Eddie Jones sprung a big surprise yesterday by naming Owen Farrell (pic) to start at flyhalf in the World Cup quarter-final against Australia, benching George Ford and bringing in Henry Slade to join Manu Tuilagi...

Itoje: Rugby cannot be complacent about racism

OITA (Japan): Rugby cannot afford to be complacent about racism in the wake of the abuse suffered by England’s black soccer players in their Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria, lock Maro Itoje has said. England beat Bulgaria 6-0 in Sofia...

Wawrinka outlasts Lopez to reach q-finals

ANTWERP (Belgium): Stan Wawrinka was made to work hard at the European Open on Wednesday as the Swiss veteran outlasted Feliciano Lopez 6-7(4) 6-4 7-6(4) to reach the quarter-finals in Antwerp. The 34-year-old Wawrinka, seeking his first ATP trophy since he...

Facebook’s Libra announces board as support shrinks further

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO: Backers of Facebook Inc’s Libra cryptocurrency project pledged to forge ahead after selecting a five-member board on Monday, shrugging off the latest member defection by online travel company Booking Holding earlier in the day. “It is a correction;...

Hyundai eyes $35b for future auto tech

SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Group said yesterday that it plans to invest 41 trillion won ($34.65 billion) in mobility technology and strategic investments by 2025, as South Korea’s top automaker accelerates its attempts to catch up in the self-driving car...

China Sept factory prices fall 1.2 pct

BEIJING: China’s factory gate prices declined at their fastest pace in more than three years in September, reinforcing the case for Beijing to unveil further stimulus as manufacturing cools on weak demand and US trade pressures. The producer price index...

Perfect storm looms

WASHINGTON: Higher tariffs. Slower growth. The countdown to Brexit. Halloween is still two weeks off but a witching hour for the global economy could be near as new forecasts and new risks collide in the coming days. “You have a...

US importers hoard European cheeses

WASHINGTON/WEST CALDWELL, New Jersey: Ambriola Co Inc’s mammoth warehouse in West Caldwell, New Jersey, is crammed full of boxes and wheels of harder cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano, Pecorino Romano and Grana Padano — and more is coming, lots...

Singapore to ban sugary drink ads

SINGAPORE: Singapore will ban advertisements of certain fizzy drinks and juices, its health ministry said yesterday, part of a raft of measures to curb consumption of sugar in the city-state, which has some of the world’s highest diabetes rates. Under...

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