Archive of 5 April 2019

US job growth rebounds in March; but wage gains slow

WASHINGTON: US employment growth accelerated from a 17-month low in March as milder weather boosted activity in sectors like construction, which could further allay fears...

Russia’s 2019 oil output seen rising if global deal on curbs not extended

MOSCOW: Russian oil production may increase again this year if a global oil deal to cut output is not extended once it expires before July...

EU, China struggle to agree summit statement

BRUSSELS: China's refusal to give the EU solid commitments over access to its markets is preventing the two sides from agreeing a joint statement for...

Spain to re-open Manchester consulate over Brexit

MADRID: Spain will re-open a consulate in Manchester it had closed during the financial crisis, its third in Britain, to help Spaniards deal with Brexit,...

Canada loses 7,000 jobs in March, unemployment still 5.8pc: govt

OTTAWA: The Canadian economy lost 7,000 jobs in March but the unemployment rate remained at 5.8 percent, the government statistical agency reported on Friday. The percentage...

‘We want Messi to always be at Barca’ – Bartomeu

BARCELONA: Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has said he plans to offer Lionel Messi a new contract in the hope the Argentinian will stay at the...

Three major blood banks  to be upgraded soon in Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh Health Department has  decided to upgrade three  major blood banks of Karachi city in collaboration with German Government to overcome the shortage of...

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