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Update: Chinese mainland reports 23 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Volunteer Ekebar Emet publicizes epidemic prevention measures at a community in Tianshan District of Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous ...


'Confident India can stand solo against China in future border issue'

Amsterdam [Netherlands], Aug 8 (ANI): Post the violent June 15 Galwan Valley clashes, India has shown the confidence of standing ...


Taiwan deploys more Marines to Dongsha Islands in South China Sea

Taipei [Taiwan], Aug 8 (ANI): Taiwan's military has dispatched more of Marine Corps to China-claimed Dongsha Islands in the South ...


Update: Chinese mainland reports 31 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

A staff member conducts disinfection at a hospital in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, July 21, 2020. (Xinhua/Song ...


How Philippines Got Runaway COVID-19 Caseload, an Outlier in Asia

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The Philippines has become a COVID-19 outlier in East Asia with a runaway caseload because initial stay-home ...


Malaysian Diplomacy on Display With Calls From China, US

Malaysia is being courted by both China and the United States this week in a diplomatic tug-of-war over the South ...


3 million vaccines reserved for Filipinos-DOST

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 6 (PIA) -- The Philippines through the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) commits to reserve 3 ...


European Markets in Negative Territory

European markets are slumping Thursday as investors anxiously await an end to the stalemate in Washington over a new coronavirus ...


2nd LD-Writethru: Chinese mainland reports 23 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese health authority said Sunday that it received reports of 23 new confirmed COVID-19 cases ...


Weather forecast for major Chinese cities, regions -- Aug. 9

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Weather forecast for 20 major Chinese cities and regions on Aug. 9 (temperatures in Celsius): ...


2nd LD-Writethru: Chinese mainland reports 31 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese health authority said Saturday that it received reports of 31 new confirmed COVID-19 cases ...


Business

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Despite job gains too many Americans still out of work, says official

WASHINGTON, DC - Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States rose by 1.8 million in July, and the unemployment ...

Kroenke Sports Entertainment partners with global sportsbook operator

PointsBet, a global sportsbook operator, and Kroenke Sports Entertainment, LLC announced Friday an entrance into a new, multi-year partnership. The ...

U.S. dollar makes small recovery, Wall Street mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks faltered on Friday despite better-than-expected jobs growth in July, and a rebound in ...

Switch revenue jumps 13% in second quarter

Switch is the latest data centre operator to post strong financial results as the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to fail ...

Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

Siege at bank in northern France ends

A gunman with psychiatric problems took six people hostage at a bank in Le Havre, northern France, before giving himself ...

Asia Pacific

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Desktop review of Melissa Davey's new book on the Pell case

Melissa Davey just a few days ago brought out her book on The Case of George Pell. Davey has followed ...

Andy Farrell confident Ireland can win Six Nations

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has urged his players to be fearless in pursuit of Six Nations ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

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Trump thinks 'it would be cool' to invade Venezuela

On Tuesday of this week, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on Venezuela. Appearing before the committee ...


11 arrests in Virginia and Maryland over shocking sexual exploitation

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia Eleven members or close associates of the infamous MS-13 gang were arrested this week and face numerous charges ...


Desktop review of Melissa Davey's new book on the Pell case

Melissa Davey just a few days ago brought out her book on The Case of George Pell. Davey has followed ...


Seventeen dead, 123 injured as jet breaks in two on landing in India

DUBAI, UAE - An Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people on board skidded off a runway and ...


Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...


Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...