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For China, No Easy Way Out of 'Zero-COVID' Policy

WASHINGTON - As much of the world returned to some kind of new normal in 2022, China remains the only ...


China-funded bridge to raze coral reef in southern Philippines: Report

Singapore, December 2 (ANI): A coral reef ecosystem in the southern Philippines is under threat from a China-funded bridge project ...


US Sanctions 3 North Korea Officials After ICBM Test

WASHINGTON - The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on three senior North Korean officials connected to the country's weapons ...


L-T raises $107-mn sustainability-linked loan from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 1 (ANI): Larsen and Toubro (L and T) on Thursday said it has successfully closed a ...


Looking forward to India's G20 leadership, says Singapore High Commissioner

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): Singapore is looking forward to India's leadership in Group of Twenty (G20) nations, said ...


BTS unveils upcoming docuseries 'BTS Monuments: Beyond the Star'

Singapore, December 1 (ANI): BTS will be the subject of a new Disney docuseries titled "BTS Monuments: Beyond the Star," ...


LIV Golf adds events in Mexico, Singapore, Spain

The LIV Golf League added three tournaments to its 14-event schedule in 2023. LIV Golf announced on Wednesday that it ...


Unnati Hooda, six other Indians win matches at Badminton Asia Junior Championships

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): Top seed Unnati Hooda started her campaign in a dominating fashion as seven Indians ...


Scientists reveal first close-up look at bats' immune response to live infection

Washington [US], November 29 (ANI): Scientists at Duke-NUS Medical School and colleagues in Singapore have sequenced the response to viral ...


Tata Group announces merger of Air India and Vistara by March 2024

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 29 (ANI): The Tata Group on Tuesday announced the merger of its two airlines Vistara and ...


Sustainability is a critical differentiator, say Indian firms as per survey

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, November 29 (ANI): 51 per cent of firms in India that participated in a recent survey ...


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China will have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035, Pentagon warns

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to a Pentagon report, if China continues with its current nuclear buildup pace, it could have a ...

China seeks to dominate space, warns US general

SYDNEY, Australia: Lt. General Nina Armagno of the U.S. Space Force has said that rapid advancements in China's military capabilities ...

William, Kate plan US trip in bid to tamp down royal controversies

LONDON, England: Prince William and his wife Kate, the new Prince and Princess of Wales, will travel to the U.S. ...

Citing lessening risks, Australia lowers threat levels

SYDNEY, Australia: For the first time in eight years, Australia lowered its terrorism threat level from "probable" to "possible," due ...

Some protest plan to thin New Jersey forest to protect from fire

TRENTON, New Jersey: As part of a project to prevent major wildfires in a federally protected New Jersey forest, up ...

Failed negotiations results in 1 day rail strike in Austria

VIENNA, Austria: During a 24-hour strike by Austrian rail workers held this week over issues related to pay, rail traffic ...

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China will have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035, Pentagon warns

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to a Pentagon report, if China continues with its current nuclear buildup pace, it could have a ...

China seeks to dominate space, warns US general

SYDNEY, Australia: Lt. General Nina Armagno of the U.S. Space Force has said that rapid advancements in China's military capabilities ...

Citing lessening risks, Australia lowers threat levels

SYDNEY, Australia: For the first time in eight years, Australia lowered its terrorism threat level from "probable" to "possible," due ...

Raids begin in Tokyo Olympics corruption investigation

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese prosecutors raided the headquarters of advertising company Dentsu, as part of a widening investigation into corruption during ...

Covid rises in China with 35,183 new COVID-19 cases in one day

BEIJING, China: The National Health Commission said China recorded 35,183 new COVID-19 infections on 25th November.This figure, a new record ...

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US single-family home prices fall in September

CHICAGO, Illinois: Amidst higher mortgage rates, which are curbing demand, several surveys showed that U.S. single-family home prices slowed again ...


U.S. stock markets take a back seat, Nasdaq Composite retreats 21 points

NEW YORK, New - U.S. stocks were little changed at the close Friday after a volatile week.A labor report released ...


HSBC sells holdings to Royal Bank of Canada

HONG KONG: Paving the way for a potential bumper payout to shareholders, HSBC has agreed to sell its business in ...


US set Thanksgiving weekend record with 197 million shoppers

WASHINGTON D.C.: The National Retail Federation (NRF) has reported that even as inflation has negatively affected many household budgets, heavy ...


Exxon Mobil closing oil division in Equatorial Guinea in 2026

IRVING, Texas: Exxon Mobil Corp will wind down oil production in Equatorial Guinea in West Africa after its license expires ...


U.S. stock markets divided over Fed chair, jobs reports, U.S. dollar dives

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday as investors continued to digest remarks from Fed Chair ...


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