Saturday, January 19, 2019
US tariffs on Chinese imports escalate trade dispute China’s government responded quickly by announcing it will immediately impose penalties of ‘equal strength’ on US products. China has said that it will retaliate (Andy Wong/AP) The Trump administration has announced a 25% tariff...
Donald Trump hits back at ‘very Low IQ’ Robert De Niro De Niro received a standing ovation at the Tony awards for yelling ‘f*** Trump’. Donald Trump has hit back at Robert De Niro and labelled him ‘punch-drunk’. (Niall Carson/PA) Donald Trump...
Straight out of the Ether - a billion-dollar crypto magnate lands in Dublin Inventing Ethereum made Joe Lubin a billionaire. At the launch of his new ConsenSys office in the capital, Adrian Weckler went to find out what the crypto-celebrity...
Comment: Rainy Day Fund could help us rebalance EU spending rules Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe. Photo: Sean Curtin True Media In fiscal space, no one can hear you scream. That's how a seldom-laughed-at joke in the Department of Finance goes. But there...
Illegal cigarettes seized by Revenue The seized tobacco Last Wednesday Revenue officers carried out searches under warrant at a number of premises in the Dundalk area and seized 80,000 unstamped cigarettes of various brands, 4.5kgs of 'Lucky Strike' tobacco and a...
Apple: 17,000 Irish jobs linked to creation of iPhone and iPad apps here Ireland is the 19th largest ‘iOS app economy’ in Europe iPhone and iPad Apple says that there are now 17,000 jobs directly related to the creation of iPhone and...
We really need to address growing problem of our love of plastics Opinion Up to 80 plastic bags extracted from within a whale are seen in Songkhla, Thailand, in this still image from a June 1, 2018 video footage by Thailand’s...
Cork-based Wisetek opens new US facility Sean Sheehan, CEO Wisetek Cork-based Wisetek Solutions has opened a new operations centre in Sacramento, California. The US location will hire up to 20 people at the facility. The company, which provides IT asset disposal and secure...
US announces tough tariffs on Chinese imports China has said that it will retaliate with 50 billion dollars in tariffs in response, rattling financial markets. China has said that it will retaliate (Andy Wong/AP) The Trump administration has announced a 25% tariff...
Global stash of foreign currency holdings is dominated by Asia China dominates in holding far more foreign currency reserves than any other nation, with the Asian economic powerhouse in possession of around $3.1trn in reserves. A ranking of the top 10...

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