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Entrepreneurs must persevere: Jack Ma

ā??TODAY IS DIFFICULT. Tomorrow is more |difficult. The day after tomorrow is very beautiful,ā?¯ Jack Ma, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant, said yesterday, when asked to give advice to young entrepreneurs.
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In the 1986 comedy classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, an economics teacher stands in front of a classroom.
The sale of Ardmore Studios underlines the Irish film industry’s development into the vibrant entity it is today.
Kehlan Kirwan reflects on leadership, as the nation says its goodbyes to Munster rugby head coach Anthony Foley, who died suddenly at the age of 42. 
Vconnecta targetting the one million campaigns held in America in every four- or five-year cycle to sell its e-canvasser and voting technology, says Trish Dromey.
The residents of Temple Bar are a battle-hardened bunch of people. Some might well question their sanity for moving into the area in the first place.
THE people of Ireland have always been willing and generous in their response to the plight of poverty-stricken people across the globe.
As the aftershock from Brexit continues, a question which is increasingly occupying my mind is ‘who is to pay the price?’
Agri-food companies are already playing a lead role in reducing Ireland’s carbon footprint, said John Durkan, sustainability and environmental manager with ABP Food Group.
A new generation of young people will examine their role in rural Ireland and explore the challenges and opportuities they face in agriculture when they gather in Limerick next weekend for Macra na Fe
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has confirmed in an interview with prominent Ukrainian TV channels some earlier reports that during the Normandy Four meeting in Berlin October 19 he urged Russia
A new all-Australian bid for the Kidman estate, the country's largest cattle farm, tops an offer made earlier this month by billionaire Gina Rinehart together with Chinese investors.
Actor Shahid Kapoor says though his wife Mira is an outdoor loving person, she can't go out freely anymore as people have started recognising her. Shahid and Mira wed last year and recently welcomed
Seeking to put at rest speculation, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today ruled out forming any new party and offered to step down if the party supremo and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav so desires.
Mentha oil prices inched up by 0.07 per cent to Rs 904.30 per kg in futures trade today as participants built up fresh positions due to pick-up in demand from consuming industries in the spot market.
The Competition Commission has given its green light to the multi-layered reorganisation involving Fortis group companies. Under the deal, Fortis will be carrying out the rejig that involves thre
Actor Rahul Dev is one of the contestants of the tenth season of "Bigg Boss" and he said he is doing the controversial reality show purely for financial reasons. Rahul, a former model, is known for h
Official exchange rate of the US dollar and euro to Azerbaijani manat for October 24 was set at 1.6151 manats and 1.7549 manats, respectively.
Asquith Nurseries has continued its growth programme with the acquisition of Kids 2 Us for an undisclosed sum.
The Bihar Government on Monday approached the Supreme Court seeking cancellation of the bail granted to Rocky Yadav in connection with the murder of Aditya Sachdeva in a road rage case in Gaya earlier
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks eked out gains but lacked clear direction on Monday after Wall Street's sluggish performance late last week, while the dollar hit a near nine-month high as comments from
Supporters of rival SP factions today clashed outside the party headquarters here ahead of a crucial meeting called by Mulayam Singh Yadav. Camp followers of Akhilesh and his sacked uncle Shivpal
Supporting Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's vision on immigration and terrorism, prominent Indian-Americans have said the mood in the US is "anti-establishment" and the country cannot af
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Cloud and Distributed Computing is the skill most in demand by Irish employers.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s medium-term budget policy statement comes ahead of crucial debt rating reviews in December.
Buoyed by a firming trend overseas, silver prices were higher by Rs 92 to Rs 42,050 per kg in futures trade today largely as speculators widened their positions. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silv
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is expected to walk a tightrope in his medium-term budget policy statement on Wednesday.
PHOENIX (Reuters) - In search of higher profits margins, Boeing Co is aiming to win more of the lucrative market for replacement parts and repair services, pitting the plane maker against major suppl
Lewis’s shares tumbled on Friday, losing about 8.43% in early trade to R38.14 per share after the furniture company released a disappointing trading update for the six months to end September.
Raising concern over the handling of VVIP operations at Air India by one of its executive directors despite his alleged involvement in a near mid-air crash of a former Prime Minister's aircraft, the a
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Just as memories of the financial crisis are fading and tough new banking regulations are beginning to bite, some current and former regulators wonder whether one of th
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