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Asia Pacific to benefit from expanding life spans

TOKYO, Japan - Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt ...

Australian High Court to hear appeal by George Pell

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will hear an appeal of a decision in August by the Court ...

China swim ace Sun faces CAS hearing over doping

Montreux - China's swimming star Sun Yang, accused of smashing a blood vial with a hammer, faces an eight-year ban ...

UK election 2019 could deliver the country's first real living wage

The din of political parties outbidding each other on promises to spend more on the NHS, education, transport infrastructure and ...

PIC wants to 'investigate' Sekunjalo directors after liquidation

In its court application this week to liquidate Sekunjalo Independent Media (SIM) - which controls the country's largest newspaper group ...

Springbok euphoria rubs off on Bafana

Cape Town - "Run like hell ... defend like your lives depend on it," said one enthusiastic Bafana Bafana fan ...

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Asian markets mixed as greenback slides

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 178.32 points or 0.76% to ...

ADB to fund Philippine government's decentralisation initiative

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million policy-based loan to support the Philippines' efforts ...

Industrial stocks zoom higher in U.S., Nasdaq dips

NEW YORK, New York - Upbeat comments from the chairman of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday helped curtail the negative ...

Asian Development Bank delegation meets with Uzbek officials

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao met with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Wednesday ...

Stocks in Asia drop as Hong Kong unrest unsettles markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks dropped across the board in Asia on Wednesday, with the biggest loser being Hong Kong's Hang ...

4% GDP expected for Paraguay in 2020

ASUNCION, Paraguay - An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team has concluded the economy in Parayguay, despite enduring a number of ...

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