Typhoon Phanfone: Philippines counts cost of deadly storm

Typhoon Phanfone: Philippines counts cost of deadly storm

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTyphoon Phanfone has left more than 100 families homeless this Christmas At least 10 people have died after a powerful typhoon hit the central Philippines on Christmas Day, with the death toll likely to rise. Typhoon Phanfone, also known as Ursula, carried gusts of close to 190km/h … Read more…

Cost of UK royals back in spotlight after Queen's year to forget

Cost of UK royals back in spotlight after Queen’s year to forget

LONDON: After a torrid 2019 in which the queen’s son Prince Andrew was implicated in an underage sex abuse scandal, many in Britain are again asking if the monarchy has gotten too big — and rich — for its own good. The family’s year to forget may encourage Prince Charles, set to eventually take over … Read more…

Premier League on Amazon Prime: Which 2019-20 matches will be live streamed & how much will it cost?

Premier League on Amazon Prime: Which 2019-20 matches will be live streamed & how much will it cost?

The internet giant is offering access to live games from England’s top flight, including clashes involving Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal Every Premier League season, fans await the fixture list so that they can mark the calendar for the games they definitely want to see. Luckily for those who can’t make games in person, though, the … Read more…

Felix: When I signed for Atletico I thought, 'Wow, I cost €126m!'

Felix: When I signed for Atletico I thought, ‘Wow, I cost €126m!’

The Portuguese sensation, crowned this year’s European Golden Boy, is yet to get his career in Spain off the ground following his huge summer move Atletico Madrid starlet Joao Felix says he is no longer feeling the pressure of his €126 million (£113m/$142m) price tag as he settles into life in La Liga. The Portuguese … Read more…

These are the mistakes that cost Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg his job

These are the mistakes that cost Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg his job

Muilenburg was stripped of his Boeing chairmanship in October, but the company still expressed confidence in his abilities. Last month, David Calhoun — who replaced Muilenburg as chairman and will take over as CEO in January — praised his predecessor and said the Boeing board thought Muilenburg was the right leader to bring the 737 … Read more…

MSMEs: ETRISE Dialogues: Land unavailability, cost overruns hampering MSMEs growth

MSMEs: ETRISE Dialogues: Land unavailability, cost overruns hampering MSMEs growth

Addressing challenges related to land, labour and capital among Indian MSMEs would require a whole new holistic approach that tackles regulatory issues, enables easier access to funding and recognises the aspirations of the 21st century workforce. These, among many other conclusions were drawn at the ET Rise panel discussion on ‘overcoming challenges regarding land, labour … Read more…

Bank of Japan debated policy mix as cost of ultra-low rates rises

Bank of Japan debated policy mix as cost of ultra-low rates rises

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks during a press conference in Tokyo on December 20, 2018. Jiji Press | AFP | Getty Images A few Bank of Japan board members said the central bank must work carefully with the government in dealing with the next economic downturn, minutes of the BOJ’s October rate review … Read more…

Ahead Of Xmas, Nigerians Are Having Sleepless Nights Over High Cost Of Rice

Ahead Of Xmas, Nigerians Are Having Sleepless Nights Over High Cost Of Rice

Bags of rice Since the closure of all land borders in the country, Nigerians have continued to groan over the high cost of foodstuffs such as rice, frozen chicken and turkey. Prior to the closure of all land borders, a bag of foreign rice cost between N15,000 to N17,000 and one didn’t have to worry … Read more…

Trump Officials Praise Gains From China Deal, but They Come at a Cost

Trump Officials Praise Gains From China Deal, but They Come at a Cost

WASHINGTON — Trump administration officials predicted big gains for the economy from a newly announced trade deal with China, but the economic losses sustained during a bruising 19-month trade war will not be easy to make up. In a televised interview on Sunday, President Trump’s top trade negotiator praised the progress that the agreement between … Read more…

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Cost of college increased by more than 25% in the last 10 years

During the 1978 – 1979 school year, it cost the modern equivalent of $17,680 per year to attend a private college and $8,250 per year to attend a public college. By the 2008 – 2009 school year those costs had grown to $38,720 at private colleges and $16,460 at public colleges. Today, those costs are … Read more…