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July 2018

Laos dam collapse: Many feared dead as floods hit villages

At least 20 people have been killed and more than 100 are missing in flooding following the collapse of an under-construction dam in south-east Laos.Workers found the hydroelectric dam in Attapeu province was partially damaged on…

Trump ‘ready’ to tax all Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump says he is ready to intensify his trade war with China by slapping tariffs on all $500bn of imports from the country."I'm ready to go to 500," he said in an interview with the CNBC channel.READ MORE:…

Russia fears leak of hypersonic missile secrets to West

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has raided a space research facility after a suspected leak of hypersonic missile secrets to Western spies.The state space agency Roskosmos said its security staff were co-operating with FSB…

CIBC FirstCaribbean wins “Most Innovative Bank” award

July 18, 2018 – Less than two months after releasing enhancements to its Mobile App and Online Banking, CIBC FirstCaribbean has been named the Most Innovative Bank in the region at the prestigious World Finance Banking Awards awarded by…

Trump Putin: Russian leader attacks US critics of summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has rounded on US critics of his first summit with President Donald Trump.Certain forces in the US wanted to sacrifice US-Russian ties for their "narrow party interests", he told a meeting of Russian…