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Asia Album: Cascading flowers at "Orchid Haven" exhibition in Singapore

© Provided by Xinhua SINGAPORE, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Visitors view various types of Moth orchids at the "Orchid Haven" ...


Harris Will Be First US Vice President to Visit Hanoi

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will next month travel to Singapore and Vietnam, "two critical Indo-Pacific partners," the White House ...


Rajinikanth gets an ode from Singaporean rapper Yung Raja

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 30 (ANI): Singaporean rapper Yung Raja has paid an ode to superstar Rajinikanth through his new ...


SC reserves verdict in Amazon-Future-Reliance case

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its judgement in the Amazon-Future-Reliance case and will ...


Replanting projects turn global cities into lush green spaces

From lettuces farmed on New York's skyline to thick corridors of trees occupying once desolate Colombian roadsides, green initiatives are ...


Brunei reports 3 new imported COVID-19 cases, 336 in total

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Brunei reported three new imported COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the national tally ...


Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, July 30

MANILA -- China delivered an additional batch of Sinovac CoronaVac vaccines to the Philippines on Friday. Health Secretary Francisco Duque ...


U.S. should learn from diplomat over 100 years ago: Singaporean media

SINGAPORE, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The United States should learn from its minister to the Qing Empire from 1862 to ...


Market exchange rates in China -- July 30

BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


Market exchange rates in China -- July 29

BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


AIM Biotech Reviews Techniques to Improve T Cell Efficacy Using the Company's Organ-on-a-Chip Technology (3D Cell Culture Plate)

Singapore & Boston, MA -- July 26, 2021 -- AIM Biotech is providing an update on a technique using its ...


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Amid surge, Thailand opens first Covid airport hospital in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand has opened an 1,800 bed field hospital for Covid patients in a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don ...

Gambling on regaining majority, Canada's Trudeau to hold elections

OTTAWA, Canada: Reports from Canada say Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will schedule snap elections in September, two years ahead ...

20-year old youth shot deal by Israeli soldiers during teen's funeral

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 20-year old Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli army soldiers on Thursday as he attended ...

Jump in Covid variant forces U.S. to keep borders closed to visitors

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Due to the spread of the Covid Delta variant, the United States will not lift the existing travel ...

Blinken meets representative of Tibet government in exile in India

NEW DELHI, India: China is expected to deliver an angry response to a meeting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

Hong Kong man found guilty under HK security law, 115 others charged

HONG KONG: Hong Kong has convicted the first person for terrorism and inciting secession, as defined by its new national ...

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Blinken meets representative of Tibet government in exile in India

NEW DELHI, India: China is expected to deliver an angry response to a meeting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

Hong Kong man found guilty under HK security law, 115 others charged

HONG KONG: Hong Kong has convicted the first person for terrorism and inciting secession, as defined by its new national ...

Aussie troops to bolster NSW police enforcement of Covid restrictions

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Hundreds of Australian Army soldiers are to be deployed to the streets of Sydney in a ...

Sink or swim: Can island states survive the climate crisis

Small island nations across the world are bearing the brunt of the climate crisis, and their problems have been accentuated ...

Olympic Swimming: More Gold for Dressel, Ledecky and McKeown

TOKYO - Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky added to the United States' gold medal haul at the Tokyo Games on ...

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Walmart to pay for employees' college tuition, cost of books

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: Retailer Walmart, the largest private employer in the U.S., has announced it will cover the full cost of ...


U.S. stocks slip on Amazon revenue forecasts

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell across the board on Friday with Amazon a stand-out for sellers. The ...


Amazon says it will not accept bitcoin for online payments

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com denied media reports on July 26 that the company was considering accepting bitcoins as a form of ...


In major move, Intel to build Qualcomm chips, full production by 2025

SANTA CLARA, California: Hoping to regain its lead by 2025 and catch up to rivals, such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ...


Stocks across Asia sold off, Japan's Nikkei 225 loses 499 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - There was wholesale selling of stocks on Asian markets on Friday with the technology sector coming ...


Chinese companies risk U.S. de-listing over government interference

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Changes in reporting procedures will now require Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges to disclose the risks ...


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