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Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

Ireland Senate resolution supports Taiwan independence, opposes China

Dublin, Ireland: The Irish Senate has unanimously passed a resolution seeking to expand Dublin's relations with Taipei, and voicing their ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...

Japan decides to forbid duty-free purchases by foreign students

Tokyo [Japan], December 6 (ANI): Foreign students in Japan will no longer be permitted access to duty-free purchases in response ...

Improved Ducks won't take Capitals by surprise

The Anaheim Ducks have either sped up their rebuilding process, or they are much more advanced than many anticipated. Either ...

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GM cathode battery plant seeks to lower cost of electric car batteries

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced that it will construct a new cathode factory in North America for its electric ...

Capital One takes lead among major bank by ending overdraft fees

MCLEAN, Virginia: Capital One bank has announced plans to cancel overdraft fees early next year, and becoming the largest bank ...

BMW new XM hybrid concept vehicle to begin production in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: Automaker BMW has announced the launch of its new concept plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, the first M class ...

To end chip shortage, build U.S. factories, says White House

DETROIT, Michigan: Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo visited Detroit to highlight the urgent need to manufacture semiconductor chips in the United ...

Brit Air halts Hong Kong flights as China forces crews to quarantine

LONDON, England: British Airways has suspended flights to Hong Kong, after its crew members were reported to have been forced ...

Wall Street finishes week lower on poor jobs report and Omicron fears

NEW YORK, New York - U.S, stocks had a volatile day on Friday before all the major indices finished in ...

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