Sun Jan 24
WASHINGTON (AFP) – Giant US retailer Wal-Mart announced this weekend that it will eliminate about 11,500 jobs at its Sam’s Club megastores in the United States. Full Story »
Wireless equipment maker LM Ericsson AB on Monday said it will cut another 1,500 jobs this year after reporting a 92 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit as mobile operators slashed spending. Full Story »
Reporting by Ralph Jennings; Editing by Ben Blanchard
Mon Jan 25
BEIJING (Reuters) – Authorities in southwestern China have ordered three batches of milk products off shelves because they contain a chemical that killed at least six children in 2008, causing global concern over the made-in-China brand.
The health department in Guizhou province stopped the sales of dairy products made by three Chinese companies, the state-run China Daily newspaper said. Continue reading