Dockless bike-sharing, a trend which has taken China by storm, arrived in the US capital Wednesday with the launch of new services aimed at promoting two-wheeled travel without the hassle of a docking station.
Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries, after securing a multi-million dollar guarantee that caps prices at just $75 per patient a year.
Gold fell to its lowest in nearly four weeks on Thursday as the Federal Reserve signalled it was on track to raise US interest rates again in December, driving the dollar to two-month highs versus the yen.
The US Federal Reserve kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Wednesday and announced the end of a crisis-era stimulus programme in a sign the economy is on sound footing and the central bank is ready to get back to business as usual.
Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has begun work to bring the remaining two Chinese aircraft of the six on order as now it has pilots to fly them. A NAC technical team is scheduled to leave for China after the Dashain festival to inspect the planes.