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German carmaker to expand investment in Chinese auto sector

HEFEI, June 2 (Xinhua) -- German carmaker Volkswagen has announced plans to invest 2.1 billion euros (about 2.3 billion U.S. ...

Lessons from history point to local councils' role in Australia's recovery

Australia's local governments breathed new life into embattled regional communities after the second world war. Today, this history reminds us ...

India Hopes Talks Resolve China Faceoff Along Border

NEW DELHI - A standoff between Indian and Chinese troops along their disputed border in the northern Himalayas shows no ...

After April air passenger demand trough, first signals of uptick

Geneva [Switzerland], June 4 (ANI): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said that demand for air services is beginning ...

Equity indices flat in early trading, Titan and HDFC top losers

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 4 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices oscillated between gains and losses during early hours on Thursday but ...

Alliance, VP.Prodigy advance in ESL One Birmingham - EU/CIS

Alliance came from behind the beat Team Secret 2-1, and VP.Prodigy edged Team Nigma 2-1 on Wednesday as the upper-bracket ...

Veteran 1989 Activist Detained Over Online Tiananmen Massacre Event

Authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan are believed to be holding dissident and 1989 pro-democracy movement veteran Chen ...

COVID-19: Europe should give up overdependence on China

Istanbul [Turkey], June 3 (ANI): Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and experts believe that the European Union that has ...

Why even the best case for jobs isn't good. We'll need more JobKeeper

When it comes to the outlook for employment, there's good news and bad news.To begin with the good news: with ...

Economic snap-back? Not so fast

With the virus on the back foot, it's tempting to declare victory. Provided we stay vigilant on the public health ...

U.S. Sends Note to UN Rebuking China's Claims in South China Sea

The United States has submitted a diplomatic note to the United Nations rebuking China's sweeping maritime and territorial claims in ...

Cecil Afrika to miss out on Tokyo Olympics?

Cecil Afrika's stellar career as an SA Sevens international has possibly come to an end.The flyhalf dropped down the pecking ...

Philippines Reinstates Pact with US Military

The Philippines has reinstated its Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States, said Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr. ...

Britain Offers Hong Kongers Path to Citizenship

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday said he would offer millions of Hong Kong residents a path to British ...

US to Bar Air China Planes From Entering Country

The United States said Wednesday it will prohibit Air China planes from entering the country beginning on June 16 as ...

When Russians Landed In New Zealand -- 200 Years Ago

The wife of a New Zealand Maori chief, her nose decorated with a moko, a traditional face-marking made by chiseling ...

US gun stocks on the up as background checks surge 75% in May

Background checks for gun buyers have risen for 13 straight months, with more recent levels showing "unprecedented" strength and demand-drivers ...

Google takes down software to remove Chinese apps

A popular Indian mobile application that helped users detect and delete Chinese software from their smartphones has been removed by ...

Ex-Springbok Bryan Habana 'all for' global calendar

Former South Africa winger and 2007 Rugby World Cup winner Bryan Habana said on Wednesday he would like to see ...

US to Bar Chinese Airlines from Entering Country

The United States said Wednesday it will prohibit Chinese airlines from entering the country beginning on June 16 as part ...

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Dow gains more than 2% Wednesday as optimism returns to Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street roared on Wednesday with all the major indices making solid ground.Optimism about the ...

Real contradition on U.S. call for unity at G7, says France

PARIS, France, June 3 (Xinhua) -- France will maintain its planned tax on digital services at the Organization for Economic ...

ASX leads Nikkei 225 and Hang Seng to strong gains, Shanghai lags

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia made strident gains on Wednesday, although on the Chinese mainland the advance was limited.The ...

Facebook, Instagram in tie-up with Saregama India

MUMBAI, India - Saregama India on Wednesday announced a global deal with Facebook to license its music for video and ...

Chinese solid waste imports down by nearly 50% this year

BEIJING, June 2 (Xinhua) -- China is now moving closer and vows to achieve its goal of halting all imports ...

German carmaker to expand investment in Chinese auto sector

HEFEI, June 2 (Xinhua) -- German carmaker Volkswagen has announced plans to invest 2.1 billion euros (about 2.3 billion U.S. ...

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