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McKinsey Report: Asia-Pacific digital banking accelerating

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, September 27 (ANI): Consumer use of digital banking has risen sharply recently and the driving force ...


Quad summit to discuss Afghanistan, supply chains

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Leaders of Quad countries are likely to discuss a variety of issues like 5G technology, ...


2021 International Emmy Award nominations

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): Nominations for the 2021 International Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday with 44 nominees across ...


U.S. Bank Stadium's 2021 Food Offerings Emphasize Local Flavor

Craig Peters MINNEAPOLIS - The first aromas of the 2021 Vikings regular-season wafted through U.S. Bank Stadium's Medtronic Club on ...


Macao reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

MACAO, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) reported three new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the ...


Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 28

BEIJING, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


Singapore reports 1,647 new COVID-19 cases

SINGAPORE, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 1,647 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total tally in the country ...


Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 27

BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


Roundup: World leaders call for efforts to uphold multilateralism

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- World leaders on Saturday in their deliberations at the General Debate of the UN ...


Singapore reports 1,443 new COVID-19 cases

SINGAPORE, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 1,443 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally in the ...


Macao reports another COVID-19 case

MACAO, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) on Saturday reported another new COVID-19 case, bringing the ...


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Woman charged with starting California wildfire that destroyed homes

LOS ANGELES, California: California authorities said a 30-year-old Palo Alto woman, Alexandra Souverneva, has been arrested on suspicion of starting ...

Brazil to soon have third highest Covid death toll

BRASILIA, Brazil: In a 24-hour period last week Brazil recorded 24,611 new cases of COVID-19, along with 648 deaths, the ...

Assassination of WikiLeaks founder considered by CIA

In 2017, as Julian Assange began his fifth year holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London, the CIA plotted to ...

Acting on warrant, Italy arrests, later releases, Catalan leader

BARCELONA, Spain: The office of Catalan separatist leader and former regional head Carles Puigdemont said he was arrested by Italian ...

Korean War soldier buried in New York 70 years after death

HADLEY, New York: On Monday, Corporal Walter Smead was buried at the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery near ...

White House developing regulations on extreme heat

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration is drafting a plan to protect workers and communities from extreme heat, after a dangerously ...

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Chinese fishing boats overpowering South American fishermen

PUCUSANA, Peru: Fishing boats, which leave this port daily to harvest tuna, and later squid, face an uncertain future due ...

Assassination of WikiLeaks founder considered by CIA

In 2017, as Julian Assange began his fifth year holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London, the CIA plotted to ...

Korean War soldier buried in New York 70 years after death

HADLEY, New York: On Monday, Corporal Walter Smead was buried at the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery near ...

Chinese president says China will not export coal-fired power projects

BEIJING, China: Last week, President Xi Jinping said China will stop building coal-fired power plants abroad, while pledging to help ...

Australian submarines: An arms deal or military pact?

On September 15, 2021, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the formation ...

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Stocks in Asia mixed, U.S. dollar pushes euro below 1.17

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Continuing uncertainty about the financial health of China Evergrande, and concerns over power generation in the ...


Chinese fishing boats overpowering South American fishermen

PUCUSANA, Peru: Fishing boats, which leave this port daily to harvest tuna, and later squid, face an uncertain future due ...


United reports 97% of staff vaccinated against Covid

CHICAGO, Illinois: Less than a week before its staff vaccination deadline, United Airlines announced that more than 97 percent of ...


Technology stocks drift down during indecisive day on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets were indecisive Monday. Industrial shares rose modestly, while the tech sector was ...


Democrats vying for climate change initiatives in $3.5 trillion bill

SEATTLE, Washington - Democrats in Congress are aiming to have legislation passed by the end of September that could have ...


India modernizing air force with purchase of 56 Airbus aircraft

NEW DELHI, India: India will purchase 56 Airbus C295 aircraft as part of its program to replace the Indian Air ...


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