Fri, 05 Jun 2020

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Markets in Asia, Europe Lose Ground

Global markets were mostly lower Thursday.Tokyo's Nikkei index closed 0.3 percent higher, while the S&P/ASX in Sydney had gained 0.8 ...


US to Bar Air China Planes From Entering Country

The United States said Wednesday it will prohibit Air China planes from entering the country beginning on June 16 as ...


Asian Markets Post Solid Gains for 3rd Straight Day

Asian markets rose for a third consecutive day Wednesday thanks to growing optimism over a gradual post-pandemic recovery.The Nikkei in ...


Taiwan Export Processing Zones Ride E-Commerce Wave with Taiwantrade.com

TAIWAN / ACCESSWIRE / June 3, 2020 / The Export Processing Zones (EPZs) have played a vital role in Taiwan's ...


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Shares in Hong Kong in Demand, Asian region moves higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued higher on Friday, while the U.S. dollar remained in free fall."Central banks ...

New Zealand setting high standards in housing developments

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - New public housing that will save tenants money in energy bills, and provide warmer, healthier and ...

Nationwide protests finally catch up with Wall Street

SYDNEY, Australia - Wall Street took a breather on Thursday following more than a week of protests across the U.S., ...

World food prices fall for fourth consecutive month

ROME, Italy - Global food commodity prices fell for the fourth consecutive month in May as the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic ...

Stocks in Tokyo, Sydney and Hong Kong advance, Shanghai flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia advanced on Thursday but gains were limited, and not universal.China's Shanghai Composite finished flat.The ...

Long time Packers board member Peter Platten passes away

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - Peter Platten, a former Green Bay Packers Executive Committee lead director and longtime member of the ...

Asia Pacific

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75% of consumers in UK, Australia and U.S. slam Chinese government

LONDON, UK - More than 75% of consumers in the UK, US and Australia blame the Chinese government for the ...

Chinese solid waste imports down by nearly 50% this year

BEIJING, June 2 (Xinhua) -- China is now moving closer and vows to achieve its goal of halting all imports ...

Protesters Rally for Black Lives, Remind Australia of Past

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - Thousands gathered in Australia's capital on Friday to remind Australians that the racial inequality underscored by George ...

There is no easy path out of coronavirus for live classical music

The coronavirus pandemic has silenced the world's concert halls and opera theatres.Organisations specialising in live performance face an existential crisis ...

Why do protests turn violent? It's not just because people are desperate

We have seen ten days of protests in the United States over the death of George Floyd.While thousands of people ...

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75% of consumers in UK, Australia and U.S. slam Chinese government

LONDON, UK - More than 75% of consumers in the UK, US and Australia blame the Chinese government for the ...


Proposed Israeli developments in east Jerusalem draw Palestinian ire

JERUSALEM - The only Palestinian industrial area in East Jerusalem is to be demolished, and the present occupiers of the ...


Texans players, coaches to attend George Floyd funeral if allowed

HOUSTON, Texas - Over 60,000 people showed up for a Houston protest and rally in the wake of George Floyd's ...


Pakistan's MQM asks U.S. to halt civilian and military aid to Pakistan

LONDON, UK - Altaf Hussain, the founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has appealed to the United ...


U.S. policing's darkest hour, a nightmare re-lived again and again

There is no need to wonder why George Floyd (age 46) was murdered in broad daylight in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on ...


Further U.S. hegemony could spark global nuclear arms race

With the U.S. deciding to walk out of the Open Skies agreement, the U.S. is signaling to the world that ...


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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 ...