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  • SAO PAULO, Dec 2- Brazilian telephone company Oi SA, which is under creditor protection, said court administrators had filed a petition in an Amsterdam court to convert the suspension of payment status of two Oi subsidiaries into bankruptcy. A hearing in Amsterdam has been scheduled for Jan. 12 to decide on the matter, according to a filing from Oi late on Thursday...

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Danish prosecutors have filed charges against Uber's European regional hub in the Netherlands with "helping to commit illegalities." She is filing the charges against Uber in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, because drivers in Denmark have contracts there. Speaking from Amsterdam, Uber spokesman Daniel Byrne welcomed "the opportunity to...

  • DUBLIN, Dec 1- Ireland's central bank is not seeking to dissuade financial firms from moving investment banking or trading operations to Dublin as a result of Brexit and is receiving applications from a range of sectors, its head of regulation said on Thursday. Roux said there was no need for extra caution because the risk appetite for such trading activities...

  • The European Union police agency said Thursday the sweep was "unprecedented in its scale" and resulted in the seizure of 39 servers and hundreds of thousands of internet domains used by the Avalanche network, a major player in the market for cybercrime services. "We have arrested the top, the head of the snake," Fernando Ruiz, the head of operations at Europol's...

  • DUBLIN, Dec 1- Ireland's central bank is not seeking to dissuade financial firms from moving investment banking or trading operations to Dublin as a result of Brexit and has begun receiving applications in some unnamed areas, its head of financial regulation said on Thursday. Banking sources told Reuters last week the central bank has signalled in talks with...

  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands— Airbnb will start enforcing limits to private home rentals in two popular European cities on the home-sharing platform, London and Amsterdam, the company said Thursday. In London, Airbnb said it will "introduce new and automated limits to help ensure entire home listings in London are not shared for more than 90 days," unless hosts prove...

  • AMSTERDAM, Dec 1- AirBnB and the city of Amsterdam said on Thursday they have struck a deal capping the number of days residents may offer their apartments on the service to 60 per year. Many residents of the Dutch capital complain tourists wandering side streets with rolling suitcases and noisy groups who come to Amsterdam to party are making the centre...

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 29- Brazilian phone carrier Oi SA said on Tuesday that Dutch judicial authorities could compel bankruptcy proceedings for its two Netherlands- based units, which hold most of the company's bond debt. Oi said in a securities filing that it hoped that a bankruptcy process in the Netherlands, should it take place, would have no meaningful bearing on its...

  • LONDON, Nov 25- Some financial firms in Britain looking for a base in the European Union after Brexit are expected to start applying for licenses in Dublin by early next year, Ireland's financial services minister said on Friday. The Irish capital, along with other financial centers in the EU such as Paris, Frankfurt and Luxembourg, are hoping that banks and other...

  • LONDON, Nov 25- Some financial firms in Britain looking for a base in the European Union after Brexit are expected to start applying for licences in Dublin by early next year, Ireland's financial services minister said on Friday. The Irish capital, along with other financial centres in the EU such as Paris, Frankfurt and Luxembourg, are hoping that banks and other...

  • NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 25- Output of crude palm oil in world No.1 producer Indonesia could increase by up to 16 percent to between 32 million and 33 million tonnes next year, an industry group said on Friday. "In 2016, Indonesia experienced a wet dry season, which is favorable for oil production, so we expect that production will be back to its normal trend," said Fadhil...

  • Ireland lacks specialised supervisors for risky trade- source. *Bank bailout in 2008 cost Ireland 40 pct of GDP. LONDON/ DUBLIN, Nov 22- Ireland has signalled to several large investment banks it would be reluctant to host large trading operations, banking sources told Reuters, despite Dublin's desire to attract financial sector jobs from London after Britain...

  • Donald Trump wears a coal miner's protective hat while addressing his supporters during a rally at the Charleston Civic Center on May 5, 2016 in Charleston, WV.

    Canada, the fifth-largest market for U.S. coal last year, says it will speed up plans to cut coal consumption.

  • AMSTERDAM _ UniQure NV on Tuesday reported a loss of $15.1 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 86 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $4.1 million.

  • Nov 21- Cyber criminals have remotely attacked cash machines in more than a dozen countries across Europe this year, using malicious software that forces machines to spit out cash, according to Russian cyber security firm Group IB. The newly disclosed heists across Europe follow the hacking of ATMs in Taiwan and Thailand that were widely reported over the...

  • Nov 21- Cyber criminals have remotely attacked cash machines in more than a dozen countries across Europe this year, using malicious software that forces machines to spit out cash, according to Russian cyber security firm Group IB. The newly disclosed heists across Europe follow the hacking of ATMs in Taiwan and Thailand that were widely reported over the...

  • Nov 21- Cyber criminals have remotely attacked cash machines in more than a dozen countries across Europe this year using malicious software that forces machines to spit out cash, according to Russian cyber security firm Group IB. The newly disclosed heists across Europe follow hacks of ATMs in Taiwan and Thailand, which were widely reported over the summer.

  • Consider the sneaker industry, one of the first to move to Asia because of the sharply lower cost of production in China and Vietnam. Nike Inc. and its smaller, privately held rival New Balance Shoes Inc. split over the question of whether the United States should back the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal. But if Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 17- Airbnb launched a new program on Thursday called Trips to transform itself into a travel company, marking the most significant expansion since the company was founded eight years ago as a home- and room-renting service. Chief Executive Brian Chesky kicked off a three-day event in Los Angeles with the announcement that Airbnb would offer...

  • A girl recites English letters for other students during class at a kindergarten for children of migrant workers, in Beijing.

    Shanghai has pipped Hong Kong in English-language proficiency for the second time, according to a new report.