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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 ...

ASEAN-India comprehensive strategic partnership to deepen cooperation between Singapore, India: Vivian Balakrishnan

Singapore, November 28 (ANI): Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan has said that the country can deepen cooperation ...

Saif bin Zayed meets with Singaporean Minister for Home Affairs, Law

ABU DHABI, 4th November, 2022 (WAM) -- H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and ...

US sanctions top North Korean officials

Washington said the step was taken in "close coordination" with South Korea and Japan The US government has imposed sanctions ...

Russia now fourth largest forex reserve holder

The country's holdings, including those frozen by Western sanctions, have surpassed $540 billion Russia has risen to fourth place among ...

Singapore's manufacturing PMI rises to 49.8 in November

SINGAPORE, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Singapore's purchasing managers' index (PMI), an early indicator of manufacturing activity, inched up 0.1 points ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Dec. 2

BEIJING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

World leaders mourn passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin

BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Leaders of many countries and international organizations have expressed their deep condolences by phone, letter ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Dec. 1

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN -- Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand will jointly nominate kebaya for inscription on the UNESCO Representative List ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Dec. 1

BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Nov. 30

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

Vietnam attracts less foreign investment in 11 months

HANOI, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam attracted an estimated foreign investment of more than 25.1 billion U.S. dollars in the ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Nov. 29

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

Dubai Health Authority receives high-level delegation from National Healthcare Group in Singapore

DUBAI, 21st, November 2022 (WAM) -- The Dubai Health Authority received a high-level delegation from the National Healthcare Group in ...

Social Media forcing people to change: Singaporean academic

By Hatem Hussein-Khoder Nashar ABU DHABI, 16th November, 2022 (WAM) -- The battle against misinformation features high in the panel ...

UAE Ambassador meets Singaporean Minister for Trade and Industry

SINGAPORE, 14th November, 2022 (WAM) -- Jamal Abdulla Al Suwaidi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore, met with Gan ...

Vietnam attends Singapore International Cyber Week

SINGAPORE, 21st October, 2022 (WAM) -- Minister of Public Security of Vietnam, General To Lam attended the Singapore International Cyber ...

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Apple returns to Twitter after Musk meeting with Tim Cook

Apple has "fully resumed" advertising on the Twitter social media platform, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing CEO Elon Musk's comments ...

Amtrak reports jump in riders, increased spending on infrastructure

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to U.S. rail company Amtrak, its ridership has nearly returned to pre-COVID-19 levels, rising by more than ...

Survey: Japanese manufacturing contracts for first time in 2 years

TOKYO, Japan: The results of a survey released this week showed that Japan's manufacturing activity contracted for the first time ...

CNN informs employees that layoffs are underway

ATLANTA, Georgia: As companies look to rein in costs and trim their headcount to brace for an economic slowdown, CNN's ...

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 ...

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