World?s top carmaker cruised back to profit in latest quarter as the company cut costs and hitched a ride on the global auto sales recovery while fighting to salvage its reputation.
Manufacturing output in March was 3.3 percent higher than a year ago and 2.3 percent better than the previous month, U.K. government statisticians said.
South Korean conglomerate to invest $20.6 billion in technologies including solar cells and medical devices, aiming to boost sales and increase its work force by tens of thousands.
GlaxoSmithKline says it has signed a strategic alliance with South Korea's Dong-A Pharmaceuticals, acquiring a 9.9 percent stake for $109.5 million.
Drug and medical device maker Abbott Laboratories is licensing the products from Zydus Cadila, based in India, and will sell them in 15 emerging markets through a new unit.
National Instruments (NI) has announced plans for NIWeek, a graphical system design conference and exhibition targeted at engineers, scientists and members of the academic community.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's thirst for sand to increase land reclamation and construction is driving an ecologically damaging sand-dredging industry in Cambodia, according to a report by a non-governmental organization. London-based Global Witness said on Tuesday that Cambodia's...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany is at the forefront of installing renewable energy but there is an Achilles heel to its strategy.
BEIJING (Reuters) May 11 - Private equity firm U.S. Renewables Group said it plans to raise up to 2 billion yuan ($293 million) for a fund investing in renewable energy projects in China.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's greenhouse gas emissions grew 58 percent between 1994 and 2007, official figures released on Tuesday showed, underlining the country's growing importance in the fight against climate change.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's top solar companies warned an ongoing drop in prices for cells and modules could hit profits after releasing mostly better-than-expected results on strong demand in their home market, the world's biggest.
( Institute of Physics ) A team of British researchers has worked with six adult Egyptian fruit bats from Tropical World in Leeds to record and recreate their calls.
( Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation ) A new type of drug designed to kill nonHodgkin lymphoma tumor cells could lead to potential nontoxic therapies for cancer patients.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's biggest business conglomerate Samsung Group said on Tuesday it would invest 23.3 trillion won ($20.6 billion) by 2020 in new businesses including health care and green energy technology.
ROBERT, Louisiana (Reuters) - BP Plc said on Monday it will again attempt to contain oil gushing deep in the Gulf of Mexico, this time with a far smaller funnel than it tried before, as a massive slick threatened Louisiana shores.