Home / 2019 / April / 16

Daily Archives: April 16, 2019

Indonesia Election: Millions Go to Polls to Choose a President

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Voters in Indonesia headed to the polls on Wednesday morning in the world’s largest direct presidential election, to decide who will lead the country for the next five years. Prabowo Subianto, an ex-general and son-in-law of the former dictator Suharto, is seeking a win against President Joko …

Read More »

Islanders Move On With a Sweep of the Penguins

PITTSBURGH — The Islanders’ turnaround season is heading to the second round of the playoffs. Jordan Eberle scored for the fourth straight game, Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots and the Islanders finished off Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins with a clinical 3-1 win in Game 4 on Tuesday night …

Read More »

China’s Economy Stabilizes After Beijing Opens the Bank Vaults

BEIJING — China’s economy stabilized in the first three months of the year, according to official figures released on Wednesday, after Beijing flooded the financial system with money in a whatever-it-takes approach to arrest a slowdown. Officials said that the Chinese economy, the world’s second largest, grew 6.4 percent in …

Read More »
Translate »