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Broad advance in stocks recorded in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets across Asia rose on Friday.The Nikkei 225 jumped 170.61 points or 0.74% to 23,312.16.The Australian ...


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 ...


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 ...


Voting concludes in Sri Lanka presidential election

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 16 (ANI): Voting in Sri Lankan Presidential election concluded on Saturday. Except for a few incidents ...


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Guterres appeals to Bolivians to refrain from violence

UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres is sending a personal envoy to Bolivia in the wake of the departure of former president, ...

Hong Kong in crisis, economy in worst state since GFC

HONG KONG - Government data released on Friday shows Hong Kong is now officially in recession.For the first time in ...

Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers hit with heavy fines

NEW YORK, New York - The NFL has moved swiftly to crack down on players and clubs involved in the ...

Five victims and gunman shot at school near Los Anegles, 2 dead

SANTA CLARITA, California - Two school kids, one aged 14 and the other sixteen, are dead after a mass shooting ...

Light prison sentence for Emirati man who raped woman tourist

DUBAI, UAE - A 19-year-old Emirati man who raped a visiting tourist at gunpoint in Dubai has been jailed for ...

Blacks in South Africa bearing brunt of unemployment, stats show

PRETORIA, South Africa - Statistics South Africa's latest report, released in Pretoria on Thursday, reveals glaring inequalities in South African ...

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Make every day special for the elderly

Old age is not about material possessions, but about being wrapped in the love of family and friends ...

Ruchir Joshi on the cost of cowardice

Theres no such thing as a free exercise of power. Every act generates a bill that must be paid one ...

Letter from a concerned reader by J. Mathrubootham

After that I decided trousers is not there means whether life can stop? I will buy new trousers ...

Mechanised imitations of handloom designs are bleeding weaving communities

Every job created in the powerloom sector, which floods the market with cheap imitations of handloom weaves, displaces 14 traditional ...

Hold all Olympic events in Hokkaido

With its decision to move the marathon to Sapporo next year, the International Olympic Committee has effectively admitted that it ...

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Nearly 3 million travellers passed through Dublin Airport last month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Nearly three million people transited through Dublin Airport last month, a 3% increase on the same month ...


A primary way to lower global emissions

Cap and Trade Is Supposed to Solve Climate Change, but Oil and Gas Company Emissions Are UpProPublica is a Pulitzer ...


U.S. stocks make major gains as world markets rally

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were generally stronger globally on Friday as prospects brightened for a trade deal between ...


Asian Development Bank president meets top leaders in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao, at a meeting with Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Friday, ...


Broad advance in stocks recorded in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets across Asia rose on Friday.The Nikkei 225 jumped 170.61 points or 0.74% to 23,312.16.The Australian ...


Lower energy prices keeping lid on inflation, says Powell

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve remains upbeat about the American economy citing favorable consumer confidence, a strong jobs ...


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