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Japanese Kubota, fifth foreign journalist, detained in Myanmar since coup

YANGON, Myanmar - According to the ruling military administration, a Japanese journalist detained in Myanmar has been charged with violating ...


South Korean shipbuilders account for 55 pc of global ship orders in July

Seoul [South Korea], August 11 (ANI/Global Economic): South Korean shipbuilders won 55 per cent of global ship orders in July, ...


China's aim to boost country's economy collapses as Belt and Road Initiative becomes a burden

Beijing [China], August 11 (ANI): China's belt and road initiative, which was launched in 2013 with an audacious plan to ...


7 young Russian fashion designers to follow

Russian designers are part of the global mainstream but also add national color and original flare. 1. Sasha GapanovichSasha GapanovichSasha ...


China's Belt and Road initiative on brink of crisis as numerous projects fail

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 10 (ANI): China-promoted Belt and Road initiative (BRI) is currently at a crucial point due to mismanagement ...


Issey Miyake - a conceptual fashion designer for the many

Designer Issey Miyake has died aged 84, leaving an indelible mark on the fashion world. He was celebrated for clothing ...


China releases report on Taiwan reunification

Foreign meddling means Beijing must retain use of force as an option, paper outlinesBeijing wants peaceful reunification with Taiwan, but ...


Odisha govt approves 10 investment proposals worth Rs 74,620.18 crore

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], August 10 (ANI): The High-Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) headed by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved 10 ...


Hideki Matsuyama (neck) WDs from FedEx St. Jude Championship

Hideki Matsuyama pulled out of the FedEx St. Jude Championship with a neck injury. Matsuyama announced his decision to withdraw ...


DCW chairperson issues notice over actor Mukesh Khanna's misogynistic remarks

New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): Veteran actor Mukesh Khanna is currently facing an intense backlash on social media after ...


"China encourages Nepal to live luxuriously with it on loan", "alarm bell" for another debt trap

Beijing [China], August 10 (ANI): China has been consistently endeavouring to expand its influence in Nepal, analysts said amid fears ...


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US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Japanese company in Myanmar plans expansion despite workers' criticism

YANGON, Myanmar - Honeys Holdings, a Japanese clothing retailer that manufactures much of its product line in Myanmar, has decided ...

China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

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US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

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Stocks in Asia tread water, Japan's Nikkei 225 the only winner

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan surged on Friday as investors and traders returned to their desks after a ...


Officials hopeful as UK consumer confidence rises

LONDON, England: A survey conducted by YouGov and consultancy Cebr reported that UK consumer confidence slowly rose in July, after ...


Bengali FM accuses Swiss ambassador of lying about bank accounts info

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has stated that the Switzerland Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard's claims that ...


U.S. stocks fail to find direction, Nasdaq slips 75 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks closed mixed the world over Thursday as investors struggled to get a clear picture ...


Flight cancellations, delays continue to plague US airlines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: In another frustrating day for U.S. travelers, on the morning of August 9, 153 flights ...


Tesla agrees to pay $5 billion for Indonesian minerals

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A senior cabinet minister in Indonesia has told CNBC Indonesia that U.S. carmaker Tesla has signed contracts worth ...


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Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...