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To diversify, China's Huawei to develop self-driving technology

BEIJING, China: In a bid to diversify its businesses, China's Huawei Technologies, the world's largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, has announced ...


Apple, Amazon, Nike, criticized for using Chinese forced labor

WASHINGTON D.C.: American companies, including Amazon.com, Apple and Nike, came under fire by a U.S. Senator on Thursday for disregarding ...


Hong Kong to censor films, claiming national security concerns

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong government on Friday put in place new regulations to allow films shown on the island ...


Amidst tensions, China, U.S. commerce chiefs discuss differences

WASHINGTON D.C.: Amid disagreements, top U.S. and Chinese commerce officials have agreed to promote healthy trade and cooperate over differences, ...


White House says "strike force" to respond to Chinese trade abuses

WASHINGTON D.C.: To respond to unfair Chinese trade practices, the United States will target China with a new "strike force", ...


15 wandering elephants being watched worldwide on Youtube, Twitter

BEIJING, China: First they became stars in China, and now 15 wandering elephants have become international celebrities. Worldwide media are ...


Punjab CM mourns demise of Nirmal Milkha Singh

Chandigarh [India], June 14 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday condoled the demise of former Captain of ...


Milkha Singh's wife Nirmal Kaur dies of COVID-19

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], June 13 (ANI): Track legend Milkha Singh's wife, Nirmal Kaur, on Sunday passed away aged at the ...


COVID-19 cases rise to 145,603 in Myanmar

Yangon [Myanmar], June 13 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of COVID-19 cases in Myanmar surged to 145,603 on Sunday with 373 new ...


Indonesia reports highest daily COVID-19 spike since Feb

Jakarta [Indonesia], June 13 (ANI/Xinhua): Indonesia on Sunday recorded 9,868 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, ...


Out-of-control shipping costs fire up prices from coffee to toys

Soaring demand, a shortage of containers, saturated ports and too few ships and dock workers, have contributed to the squeeze ...


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Global indifference to holding of 2020 Olympics slammed

The widely respected international medical journal The Lancet, which has been publishing medical research since 1823, has called for a ...

American Airlines invests $25 million in UK flying taxis

FORT WORTH, Texas: American Airlines will purchase flying taxis to ferry passengers high above the congestion of crowded cities.In moving ...

Apple, Amazon, Nike, criticized for using Chinese forced labor

WASHINGTON D.C.: American companies, including Amazon.com, Apple and Nike, came under fire by a U.S. Senator on Thursday for disregarding ...

Hong Kong to censor films, claiming national security concerns

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong government on Friday put in place new regulations to allow films shown on the island ...

U.S. to donate 500 million Pfizer doses by end 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has announced it will donate 500 million Pfizer Covid vaccine doses to nearly 100 countries ...

U.S. pharmacist pleads guilty to destroying Covid vaccines

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin: A Wisconsin pharmacist is to be jailed for three years for destroying hundreds of doses of Moderna's COVID-19 ...

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Global indifference to holding of 2020 Olympics slammed

The widely respected international medical journal The Lancet, which has been publishing medical research since 1823, has called for a ...

Indias nuclear recklessness - Part I

Within one month two stories of illegal possession and sale of uranium being caught by Indian police have surfaced. Of ...

G7 must bloc the pandemic with global vaccination plan

G7 must bloc the pandemic with global vaccination plan Khaleej Times ...

Joe Biden Steers Off a Blunt Anti-China Message With Asian Allies - Bloomberg

Biden Steers Off a Blunt Anti-China Message With Asian Allies Bloomberg ...

Strong-arm tactics weaken democracy

The Central governments designs in West Bengal serve to undermine the structure of federalism ...

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July 4 fireworks spectacular to mark reopening of New York City

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Following the cancellation of last year's July 4th fireworks display, New York will return to ...


Russia again fines Facebook, Telegram for not removing content

MOSCOW, Russia: For the second time a Russian court has fined Facebook and Telegram for not taking down content banned ...


To diversify, China's Huawei to develop self-driving technology

BEIJING, China: In a bid to diversify its businesses, China's Huawei Technologies, the world's largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, has announced ...


Aer Lingus passenger flights cancelled after Stobart Air closes

DUBLIN, Ireland: Aer Lingus cancelled 12 regional routes with Stobart Air on Friday night. The cancellations will take effect immediately. ...


French court charges Peugeot misled on emissions testing

PARIS, France: Auto giant Stellantis announced on June 9 that a court in France had accused its Peugeot division of ...


Amidst tensions, China, U.S. commerce chiefs discuss differences

WASHINGTON D.C.: Amid disagreements, top U.S. and Chinese commerce officials have agreed to promote healthy trade and cooperate over differences, ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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