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Hong Kong newspaper fights on despite arrest of proprietor

HONG KONG - A pro-democracy newspaper raided by Hong Kong's newly established national security police pledged defiance on Tuesday in ...

Is China's Fishing Fleet a Growing Security Threat

WASHINGTON - China says it has banned its massive fishing fleet from catching squid in parts of the Atlantic and ...

Trump calls arrest of Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai 'terrible'

Washington [US], August 14 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Thursday deemed the detention of media mogul Jimmy Lai by ...

Feds: Yale Discriminates Against Asian, White Applicants

A Justice Department investigation has found Yale University is illegally discriminating against Asian American and white applicants, in violation of ...

Lao News Consumers Spurn Censored State Media to Look Online, Abroad

Laos state media celebrated their 70th anniversary on Thursday, but ordinary citizens say they tune out the slow and censored ...

China Lending Bangladesh Almost $1 BN For Teesta River Project

Bangladesh is to receive a loan of nearly U.S. $1 billion from China for a project to maintain levels in ...

LING ER disqualified at OMEGA League: Asia tourney

LING ER were disqualified from the OMEGA League: Asia Divine Division tournament before their match Thursday due to allegations of ...

ISL: Hyderabad FC sign Halicharan Narzary on two-year deal

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Aug 13 (ANI): Ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 season, Hyderabad FC have signed midfielder ...

JUMPNET envisages to tap the USD 100 billion opportunities in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): BSE and NSE Listed, Jump Networks Limited (JUMPNET) - a technology company that provides ...

Equity indices end marginally lower, Eicher Motors dips 2.3 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices bounced between gains and losses on Thursday but ended marginally lower ...

As Woman of Color in VP Race, Harris Must Walk Fine Line

Former Vice President Joe Biden made history by selecting Senator Kamala Harris as his vice presidential pick.Harris is the first ...

Local lockdowns can be successful - here's what we need to make them work

Over the past few weeks, the UK government has gradually eased national lockdown measures. As the economy reopens, and people ...

HRW Urges Bishkek Not To Extradite Uzbek Journalist To Tashkent

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Kyrgyz authorities not to extradite detained Uzbek journalist Bobomurod Abdullaev to Uzbekistan after ...

Chinese sprinter Xie eyes sub-19.80 in 2020 campaign

Xie Zhenye of China reacts after the men's 200m semifinal at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, ...

Bet Daily collaborates with Caribbean Premier League (CPL)

New Delhi [India], Aug 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): Bet Daily, a leading Asian online gaming platform collaborates with Hero Caribbean Premier League ...

China "locomotive" for post-pandemic global recovery, says economist

Workers check a production line at Lianyungang Economic and Technological Development Area in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province, July 16, ...

Asia Album: Daily life in Manila, Philippines amid COVID-19 pandemic

Motorcyclists wait in line at a quarantine checkpoint in Manila, the Philippines, on Aug. 12, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)MANILA, Aug. 13 ...

Asia Album: New Zealand's largest city resumes strict COVID-19 lockdown

Two women wearing face masks walk on a street in downtown Auckland, New Zealand, Aug. 12, 2020. (Photo by Li ...

23 companies attend Railways' meet for running private trains

New Delhi [India], Aug 13 (ANI): A total of 23 companies, including some PSUs shown interest in operating private trains ...

J-K bifurcation was 'greeted in Ladakh as opportunity to develop'

New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): The strategy to put in place reasonable communication restrictions in Kashmir in the wake ...

Biden, Harris Make Their Case to US Voters

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE - Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden took note of the historic moment Wednesday when introducing Sen. Kamala ...

Supporters Turn Out for Biden, Harris in First Joint Campaign Event

WILMINGTON, DEL. - Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his newly named running mate, Senator Kamala Harris, are set ...

Pound lower as UK mired in record recession

Eurozone stock markets built on Tuesday's strong gains and Asian indices closed mixed, with worries that US lawmakers may not ...

Trump Thumps Harris After Biden Picks Her as His Running Mate

U.S. President Donald Trump Wednesday called Senator Kamala Harris, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's running mate, "the kind of ...

Aster.Aries win again in OMEGA League: Asia tourney

Aster.Aries needed three maps to beat winless Blaze and stay atop the Group B standings of the OMEGA League: Asia ...

Kamala Harris Family in India Rejoices Over VP Pick

NEW DELHI - Waking up at 5 a.m. to see a message of "congratulations" flash on his phone and then ...

Equity indices close flat, pharma stocks hit but PSU banks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices erased early losses but lay flat in the negative terrain at ...

FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers postponed to 2021

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup ...

Asia's FIFA World Cup qualifying matches postponed until 2021

Zurich [Switzerland], Aug 12 (ANI): FIFA on Wednesday announced that it has decided, along with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), ...

Elephant tracker monitors wild Asian elephants to protect local people

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 9, 2020 shows a wild elephant walking through the cornfield in Menghai County in Xishuangbanna ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 12)

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

In pics: Help save elephants on World Elephant Day

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 9, 2020 shows a wild elephant walking through the cornfield in Menghai County in Xishuangbanna ...

Equity indices dip on weak global cues, pharma stocks hit

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices drifted lower during early hours on Wednesday amid weak global cues ...

No loan, oil supply for Pakistan, says Saudi Arabia

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Aug 12 (ANI): With Saudi Arabia ending loan and oil supply to Pakistan, the decade-long friendship between ...

Asia Album: Faisal Mosque reopened in Islamabad, Pakistan

People visit the Faisal Mosque after the mosque was recently reopened to tourists in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan, Aug. 10, ...

Biden Picks Senator Kalama Harris as His Running Mate

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has picked California Senator Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate -making her ...

Biden Picks Senator Kamala Harris as His Running Mate

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has picked California Senator Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate -making her ...

What we know about the FIRST registered COVID-19 vaccine in the world

Science & Tech Aug 11 2020 Victoria Ryabikova Photo merely illustrative of the vaccine against COVID-19, made in RussiaKeystone Press ...

Global pre-orders of Covid-19 vaccines top five billion

President Donald Trump has launched "Operation Warp Speed" in a bid to develop, manufacture and distribute a Covid-19 vaccine to ...

Kyrgyzstan Detains Uzbek Journalist At Tashkent's Request

BISHKEK -- Kyrgyzstan has detained well-known Uzbek journalist Bobomurod Abdullaev at Tashkent's request.The Kyrgyz State Committee for National Security (UKMK) ...

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U.S. industrial stocks lose ground, Nasdaq makes modest gain

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks in the United States had a rare off day on Thursday despite good ...

Dublin business targeted in major international fraud

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna's economic bureau has foiled a mutli-million euro invoice redirect fraud. On Tuesday the Bank ...

Stocks in Tokyo make solid gain, Asian markets otherwise flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks jumped sharply in Japan on Thursday, but drifted elsewhere.The Nikkei 225 in Tokyo rose 405.65 points ...

Fears mount over last weeks of Trump presidency if he loses

What could happen to America if Trump were to further, severely crash the U.S. economy the day after Joe Biden ...

Wall Street has investors jumping, Nasdaq gains more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied again on Wednesday, pushing the Nasdaq to a new record high, and ...

U.S. local economies working to replace imports

"An incredible opportunity for domestic manufacturing." That's how Mercedes Gonzalez, a director at Global Purchasing Companies, describes an unexpected benefit ...

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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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