Sept 16- Siga Technologies Inc, a supplier of antiviral smallpox drug to the U.S. strategic stockpile, filed for voluntary bankruptcy protection as it seeks time to appeal a court order favoring PharmAthene Inc in a licensing dispute.» Read More
**Pilgrim's Pride Corp, the second largest U.S. chicken processor, raised its offer for Hillshire Brands Co, escalating a bidding war with Tyson Foods Inc for the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages. **Germany's Siemens said on Tuesday it called off the sale of its baggage handling and postal automation business.
*Rosneft, Lukoil team up with BP, Total to explore for shale oil. ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 24- Rosneft and BP signed an agreement on Saturday to jointly explore for hard-to-recover oil in Russia, the first major deal for the state-run Russian oil company since the West imposed sanctions over Ukraine in March.
PARIS/ BERLIN, April 11- Japanese casual wear chain Uniqlo opens its first store in Germany on Friday, as it accelerates expansion in Europe in a bid by its parent company Fast Retailing Co Ltd to become the world's top fashion retailer by 2020.. "We have big goals in Europe- we would like to have the same business in Europe as in the U.S."
With the latest round of talks to wrap up the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) underway in Singapore, Tami Overby, Vice President for Asia at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, discusses the factors behind the delay in sealing the pact.
Tech veterans Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg of Revere Digital discuss the launch of "Re/code," a reincarnation of "All Things D." Re/code also signed a content agreement with NBC News group to partner on technology coverage.
Tami Overby, Vice President, Asia, US Chamber of Commerce explains why Japan's move to join the TPP negotiations is a win-win for both Washington and Tokyo.
As maritime piracy, or 'maritime mugging,' keeps evolving, shipping firms are not leaving anything to chance. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from the International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference.