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Philippine Department of Energy preparing for low carbon scenario

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, Nov. 25 (PIA) - The Department of Energy (DOE) is preparing for a low carbon scenario as ...

Uzbekistan Signs Deal With Maltese Firm To Grow Medical Cannabis

Uzbekistan has signed a deal with a Maltese company, Melabis, to grow and produce medical cannabis in the Central Asian ...

Update: Xi to address opening ceremony of China-ASEAN expo via video

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 11, 2020 shows the Nanning international railway port in operation in Nanning, south China's Guangxi ...

26/11 anniversary: US standing alongside India

Washington [US], November 26 (ANI): On the 12th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, the United States on Thursday said ...

Otermans Institute and Members of UK Universities to support students

New Delhi [India]/London [United Kingdom], November 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): In India - schools remain closed till today due to the pandemic. ...

MMDA reaches Hall of Fame in 2020 FOI Awards

PASIG CITY, Nov. 26 (PIA) -- The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reached the Hall of Fame for winning the ...

'Eternal' Maradona's death plunges Argentina, football into mourning

Millions of fans paid tribute and Argentina was sent into mourning on Wednesday as Diego Maradona, one of the greatest ...

Despite tensions, China buying computer chips made by Taiwan firms

Beijing [China], November 26 (ANI): Despite the growing disquiet in Taipei against Beijing, Chinese technology companies have increased orders for ...

A child infected with HIV every 100 seconds, new UN report reveals

Approximately once every minute and 40 seconds, a child or young person under the age of 20 was infected with ...

Asia Album: Farmers harvest radishes in Indian-controlled Kashmir

A farmer harvests a radish on the outskirts of Jammu, the winter capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Nov. 24, 2020. (Str/Xinhua)NEW ...

Asia Album: Cricket bat factory in Indian-controlled Kashmir

A worker piles up cricket bats at a cricket bat factory in Sangam village in south of Srinagar, the summer ...

The Queens(land) gambit: a brief history of chess in Australia

The new Netflix miniseries The Queen's Gambit has received rave reviews around the world. Surprisingly for a chess-themed show, it ...

China Investment Risk Rises with Ant Group Clash

A costly clash between China's top political and business leaders has highlighted the risks for enterprises and finance in the ...

Tokyo stocks close higher tracking US rallies

Tokyo stocks closed higher on Wednesday as investors took heart from rallies on Wall Street, with US political uncertainty receding.The ...

Russia Says It Foiled Islamic State Attacks In Moscow Region

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) says it has broken up a cell of the Islamic State (IS) extremist group that ...

Markets mixed as early rally loses momentum

Asian markets were mixed Wednesday as an early rally fizzled out on profit-taking and lingering worries about the impact of ...

Guimaras bikefest participants exceed target

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 25 (PIA) - - The provincial government of Guimaras was amazed by the turnout of participants of ...

Twin Bombings Rattle Safest Afghan Province, Kill 14

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan say two back-to-back bombs went off Tuesday in central Bamiyan province, killing at least 14 ...

Gumarin: Guimaras coastal strategy leads to food sufficiency

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 25 (PIA) - The implementation of the Guimaras Integrated Coastal Strategy has resulted in greater food production ...

PH prepares for low carbon scenario, says DOE

QUEZON CITY, Nov. 25 (PIA) - The Department of Energy (DOE) is preparing for a low carbon scenario as a ...

ISL and Sportradar renews integrity partnership

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 25 (ANI): India's premier football tournament, the Indian Super League (ISL), and Sportradar have signed a ...

To name Ajit Doval for Pakistan's evils will simply not work

By Amjad Ayub MirzaGlasgow [Scotland], November 25 (ANI): Referring to the need to intensify Pakistani narrative about Jammu and Kashmir ...

Trump names new US envoy to ASEAN

Washington [US], November 25 (ANI): US President Donald Trump has nominated a new Ambassador, Major (Retired) General Eldon Regua, to ...

Asia Album: Daily life in Malaysia amid COVID-19 pandemic

People wearing face masks walk on a street in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov. 24, 2020. (Photo by Chong Voon Chung/Xinhua)KUALA ...

PUBG to expand in 2021, offer $14M prize pool

The highest prize pool in mobile esports history will be offered in 2021 as PUBG Mobile will dish out $14 ...

Pakistan: No Plans to Recognize Israel

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan reiterated Tuesday it will not establish relations with Israel until there is "a viable, independent and contiguous" ...

Ghani thanks India, Iran for Chabahar corridor, air corridor

Geneva [Switzerland], November 24 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said hailed the role of India and Iran for ...

Police, military should get first COVID-19 vaccine shot - Duterte

QUEZON CITY, Nov. 24 (PIA) --President Rodrigo Roa Duterte wants the members of the military and the police to get ...

Turkmenistan: The dammed united

The coronavirus fiction is slipping just a little bit more.Authorities in Turkmenistan on November 23 imposed a ban on anybody ...

Kazakhstan to borrow $1.8Bln for COVID fight

Kazakhstan is borrowing $1.8 billion from development banks to help cope with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.The lower house ...

Pakistan invite Afghan neighbours on first official cricket tour

Pakistan have invited Afghanistan's national cricket team on a recognised tour for the first time, officials said Tuesday, following a ...

Stocks boosted as Biden begins White House transition

Stock markets mostly rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden ahead of his ...

New Russian Bill Would Expand Internet Censorship, HRW Warns

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling on the Russian parliament to dismiss a new bill giving authorities the power to ...

Tokyo's Nikkei ends up 2.5% as Biden gets transition help

Tokyo's Nikkei index closed up 2.50% on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump dropped opposition to government aid for Joe ...

Stocks boosted as Biden starts White House transition

Most stock markets rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden to begin his ...

Asia stocks boosted as Biden starts White House transition

Most Asian markets rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden to begin his ...

'Virtual' ALP national conference will maximise stage management

The Labor party will hold its national conference "virtually", before Easter next year, Anthony Albanese has announced.The conference had been ...

Gov't to spend P73.2-billion loan for COVID-19 vaccine procurement

QUEZON CITY, Nov 24 (PIA) --The government will use P73.2 billion financing coming from different sources to fund the procurement ...

Gov't lays out strategy for COVID-19 mass immunization

QUEZON CITY, Nov 24 (PIA) --The government will prioritize inoculating areas with high caseloads of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as ...

Indonesian Navy to Move Combat Squad's HQ to Natuna Islands

Indonesia's navy chief said Monday it would move its combat squad's headquarters to the Natuna Islands to protect Jakarta's territorial ...

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Australian stocks fall while Aussie dollar soars

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Australian stock exchange was the lone ranger, selling off on Thursday, while the rest of ...

Beijing and Taipei doing good trade despite diplomatic differences

BEIJING, China, November 26 (ANI): Despite the growing disquiet between Taipei against Beijing, Chinese technology companies have increased orders for ...

China designates special status for Irish whiskey and Irish cream

DUBLIN, Ireland - Irish whiskey and Irish cream have been given a boost by their special designation by one of ...

Philippine Department of Energy preparing for low carbon scenario

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, Nov. 25 (PIA) - The Department of Energy (DOE) is preparing for a low carbon scenario as ...

Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...

China's double-digit export growth surprises analysts

SHANGHAI, China - China's double-digit export growth has surprised analysts, lifting hopes for a faster recovery as the COVID-19 crisis ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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