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3 LeT terrorists arrested by J-K Police

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 31 (ANI): The Sopore Police, in a joint operation, arrested three terrorists belonging to ...

Bangkok Is Choking on Air Pollution. The Response? Water Cannons.

More than 400 schools across the Thai capital will be closed on Thursday and Friday because of the smog. Bangkok ...

Racism helps keep US safety net in weak state

Last week, the economics profession lost one of its leading lights - Harvard professor Alberto Alesina. The Italian economist, who ...

Boston Symphony Orchestra cancels Asia tour amid China virus outbreak

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has cancelled its coming tour of Asia amid concerns about the deadly virus in China. ...

It's 'Sherpa time' without the mountain

Towards the end of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's uncomfortable grilling by MPs last week he complained that preparing for ...

New challenges for Asean

This year marks the midpoint of the 10-year journey toward the realisation of the Asean Community Vision 2025. The journey ...

Jobs the key to recovery

It is a great boon for people and the economy that, effective today, more businesses and activities are allowed to ...

Despair for the 'lockdown generation'

Fin and Ploen, a young Thai couple I've known for some time, graduated with bachelor's degrees in Chinese language last ...

Battle for Hong Kong - The Indian Express

As China, US and young protesters face off, Delhi must look at how its interests in Hong Kong are affected ...

Comparing Maritime Versus Railway Transportation Costs

Comparing Maritime Versus Railway Transportation Costs The Maritime Executive ...

Market exchange rates in China - June 1

BEIJING June 1 Xinhua - The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi or the yuan ...

Planned injustice Editorial on Donald Trumpu2019s peace plan for Israel and Palestine

Trumpu2019s plan will validate Israeli annexation of Palestinian areas without bringing peace ...

Achieving energy security

In the modern era of industrialization, energy security is considered the lifeblood of economies. It is about development, sustainability of ...

Comment - Americau2019s tinderbox moment

Any leader, with a realistic sense of what his country was going through, should immediately have called for calm and ...

Open with caution Editorial on Unlock 1

A resumption of economic activity is essential, but the vigil on the virus must remain ...

The dimming of a Chinese strongmanu2019s aura

The question is not whether but when disgruntled forces might challenge Xi Jinpingu2019s leadership ...

Corrections and clarifications u2014 June 1, 2020

The graphic that accompanied u201cSpike in coronavirus cases as 117 test positive in Telanganau201d (May 29, 2020, some editions) erroneously ...

Letters to the Editor u2014 June 1, 2020

A blot on AmericaGeorge Floydu2019s death is a dastardly and brutal act (u2018Worldu2019 page, u201cGeorge Floyd protests flare in U.S. ...

Land of the unfree Editorial on U.S. unrest

America is in great need of legislative reform that supports a pluralist ethos ...

A phantom called the Line of Actual Control

The absence of a definition of the LAC allows new and surreptitious advances on the ground ...

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New plant for health and wellness products to open near Cork City

CO CORK, Ireland - A U.S. manufacturer of essential oils, health and wellness products is developing a manufacturing plant near ...

Dubai getting back to business after lengthy break

DUBAI, UAE - Malls throughout Dubai are slowly building their business after being dormant for some weeks due to the ...

Asian stocks in sharp advance, U.S. dollar sinks

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rallied sharply on Monday, as the U.S. dollar crumbled. The big winner on equity ...

Centuries of belief lost as News Corp newspapers close

News Corp's closing of its community and regional papers, with few remaining and others online-only, cancels centuries of beliefs about ...

NSW, Australia, pushes infracture pipeline out to $100 billion

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Australia's most-populated state is to throw another $3 billion at infrastructure projects to boost employment prospects ...

Quarterly GDP in Macau drops by nearly half, services exports drop 60%

MACAU, May 30 (Xinhua) - The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Macau dropped by 48.7 percent year-on-year in real terms ...

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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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