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Chinese President Xi Jinping leads at National People's Congress

BEIJING, May 28 (Xinhua) - China convened the "two sessions" after an over two-month postponement due to COVID-19 as the ...


News Corp shuts down 112 historic Australian newspapers

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The largest publisher of newspapers in Australia, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has closed 112 suburban and ...


Body of man found on balcony after fire is extinguished at Penrith

PENRITH, NSW, Australia - A man has perished in a fire at an apartment complex in Penrith, at the foot ...


Are the Golden Days over?

As lockdown measures start to be eased in most countries around the world, the experts of The Conversation's global network ...


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Unmasked riders banned from South Korean cabs, buses

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean government on Tuesday launched a 'no mask, no ride' policy on buses and ...

Lupin's Q4 net profit rises 35 pc to Rs 390 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 29 (ANI): Pharma major Lupin Ltd has reported 34.5 per cent rise in its consolidated net ...

Wipro appoints Thierry Delaporte as CEO and Managing Director

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 29 (ANI): IT software major Wipro Ltd on Friday announced the appointment of Thierry Delaporte as ...

Equity indices dip ahead of Q4 GDP data, Axis Bank slips 2.8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 29 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were on a low swing during early hours on Friday ahead ...

Chinese Grad Students May Be Next Hit by US-China Tensions

The Trump administration may soon expel thousands of Chinese graduate students enrolled at U.S. universities and impose other sanctions against ...

CR4ZY remain unbeaten in ESL One Birmingham NA/SA

CR4ZY edged Evil Geniuses 2-1 on Thursday to remain undefeated in ESL One Birmingham Online's North America and South America ...

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News Corp shuts down 112 historic Australian newspapers

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The largest publisher of newspapers in Australia, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has closed 112 suburban and ...

U.S. president to step up pressure on Facebook, Twitter

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Thursday regarding social media platforms, after Twitter tagged ...

Hair salons adapt to evolving new standards

When this writer recently looked into the mirror and took a good look at how long his hair had grown ...

How London's 100 or so billionaires are faring

Over cups of tea in his ramshackle London home I chatted with a novelist. It felt a valuable opportunity, given ...

Are the Golden Days over?

As lockdown measures start to be eased in most countries around the world, the experts of The Conversation's global network ...

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Stocks slide in Asia, greenback slumps

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia skidded on Friday, and the U.S. dollar dived, as the relationship between the ...


Demand for cobalt, nickel, copper, manganese boosting deep-sea mining

PHENOM PENH, Cambodia - Scientists and environmentalists are urging an international moratorium on deep-sea mining after releasing a report indicating ...


Wall Street dashed over China, social media fears

NEW YORK, New York - U.S, stocks ran out of steam on Thursday with fears about the worsening U,S.-China relationship ...


2,123,000 more Americans claim unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON, May 28 (Xinhua) - The number of initial jobless claims in the United States totaled 2.1 million last week ...


Visitors to Ireland in April drop to 16,100, versus 1.71m last year

DUBLIN, May 27 (Xinhua) -- The number of overseas visitors to Ireland in April went down by 99.1 percent to ...


Asia Development Bank to fund two new geothermal plants

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million loan to help PT Geo Dipa Energi ...


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