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General Motors to invest $700mn in Ohio

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said US automaker General Motors will invest $700 million in Ohio and create 450 jobs, selling one of its shuttered plants to a company that will produce electric trucks. “GREAT NEWS FOR OHIO!” Trump tweeted. He said that he talked to GM chief Mary Barra who ...

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Unemployment rises in Spain after Christmas

MADRID: Spain’s unemployment rose 2.61 percent in January from a month earlier, or 83,464 people, as employers cut temporary jobs for the Christmas season, official data showed Monday. READ MORE: Trump says US to build ‘human wall’ on Mexico border if necessary The end of the Christmas and New Year ...

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Vodafone says to cut up to 1,200 jobs in Spain

MADRID: Vodafone said it planned to cut up to 1,200 jobs in Spain as it streamlines its organisation to cope with a drop in revenue and profits in a fiercely competitive telecommunications market. In a statement, the group said it would kick off consultations with worker representatives at the end ...

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Qatar promises more jobs to Pakistanis

DOHA: Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman al Thani on Sunday assured Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi that his country will take new measures to provide more jobs to Pakistanis. The assurance came during Foreign Minister Qureshi’s one-day official visit to Qatar. Qureshi held ...

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Jaguar Land Rover slashing 1000s of Jobs

LONDON-Sputnik: JLR aims to save around £2.5bn including £1bn in overhead cost reductions in an ambitious plan to salvage falling revenues reportedly around £90mn in the first three months to September. The company currently employs 40,000 people across the UK and has not indicated how many jobs would be affected, ...

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Dubai property prices sink 7.4% as UAE jobs growth slows

DUBAI: Prices for Dubai’s residential real estate sank 7.4% in the third quarter of 2018 from a year earlier, with the drop accelerating from a 5.8% fall in the second quarter, the United Arab Emirates central bank said in a report. Prices have been falling quarter-on-quarter almost continually since the ...

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Nepal’s first robot waiter is ready for orders

KATHMANDU: “Please enjoy your meal,” says Nepal’s first robot waiter, Ginger, as she delivers a plate of steaming dumplings to a table of hungry customers. The poor Himalayan nation is better known for its soaring mountain peaks than technological prowess, but a group of self-taught young innovators are seeking to ...

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Social media star teaches women how to date billionaires

An Instagram star who teaches other women how to date billionaires in the UK revealed how she maintains her affluent lifestyle through “the men she’s been with,” Mail Online reported. Anna Bey, a 32-year-old, who explained how she transformed her looks in order to be accepted into high society, including undergoing plastic ...

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Japan’s jobless rate at lowest in nearly 25 years

TOKYO: Japan’s jobless rate stood at 2.4 percent in January, the lowest in nearly 25 years, official data showed Friday, a major boost for the world’s third-largest economy. The figure – the lowest since April 1993 when the rate hit 2.3 percent — comes as Japan has notched up eight ...

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Google launched its own job search engine

MOUNTAIN VIEW: Google’s mission is to steer people to the information they need in their daily lives. One crucial area the Internet giant says could use some work: Jobs. So Google is launching a new initiative, Google for Jobs, that includes a feature in search that collects and organizes millions ...

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