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Long-awaited return of tourists finally arrives in Macau gambling hub

MACAU CITY, Macau: Over the Lunar New Year holiday, Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, witnessed a resurgence of tourists ...

Singapore says core inflation up 5.1 percent in December

SINGAPORE: In December, Singapore saw its key consumer price gauge rise 5.1 percent, higher than predicted, official data said. However, ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...

South Korean exports fall 2.7% in first 20 days in January

SEOUL, South Korea: Korea Customs Service data released this week showed that South Korean exports for the first 20 days ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

Parents swim to save daughter: Mother returns with girl, father loses life

LENNOX HEAD, Australia - An Irish father died in Australia while trying to save his daughter after she was swept ...

China Announces Resumption of Visas for Japanese

Tokyo - China announced it was resuming issuing visas for Japanese travelers beginning Sunday, ending its nearly three-week suspension in ...

Hockey WC: Germany defeat Belgium 5-4 in shootout to lift third World Cup trophy

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 29 (ANI): Germany produced an outstanding performance and scripted an incredible penalty shootout victory against Belgium ...

China's oil and gas consumption declined in 2022 amid weakening economy: Report

Beijing [China], January 29 (ANI): China's oil and gas use fell in 2022 for the first time in decades due ...

Healthy lifestyle connected to slower memory decline in older adults

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI): According to a decade-long study of older adults, a healthy lifestyle, particularly a healthy diet, ...

China's economy stands out in global arena

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- In its three-year-long fight against COVID-19, China posted outstanding results in ...

People in Malta celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year

© Provided by Xinhua Yuan Yuan, director of China Cultural Centre in Malta said that the highly popular event demonstrated ...

Men's Hockey WC: Netherlands downs Australia 3-1, clinches bronze medal

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 29 (ANI): Two-time champions Netherlands clinched the bronze medal at the ongoing FIH Men's Hockey World ...

Couples don't have the same experience when both work from home: Study

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI): In dual-earner couples, working from home may be a better deal for husbands than wives ...

BJP leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa condemns anti-India activities by pro Khalistani in Australia

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Sunday condemned anti-India activities by pro-Khalistani ...

Young leaders of world should work together to further democratic values, pave way for human welfare: Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 29 (ANI): If the young leaders of the world work together with commitment towards democracy, ...

Sri Lankan selection committee on verge of overhaul following poor T20 World Cup

Colombo [Sri Lanka], January 29 (ANI): A little over four months after clinching the Asia Cup, the Sri Lankan team ...

Djokovic Beats Tsitsipas for 10th Australian Open, 22nd Slam

Melbourne - Novak Djokovic was simply too good at the most crucial moments and claimed his 10th Australian Open championship ...

Djokovic equals Grand Slam record with Australian Open title win

The Serb now has 22 majors to his name, level with Rafael Nadal on the men's all-time listNovak Djokovic won ...

Korea reports over 18,000 new COVID-19 cases

SEOUL, 29th January, 2023 (WAM) -- South Korea reported today 18,871 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number to 30,149,601 ...

U-19 Women's World Cup final: India captain Shafali Verma wins toss, opts to bowl against England

Potchefstroom [South Africa], January 29 (ANI): India captain Shafali Verma won the toss and opted to bowl against England in ...

Wealthy Chinese desperate to move out of China due to Xi's push for "common prosperity": Report

Beijing [China], January 29 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping's crackdown on big tech industries, real estate and education, and his ...

China's state-owned tobacco company spreads its tentacles across the globe via illicit activities

Beijing [China], January 29 (ANI): China's state-owned tobacco company, China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC), is spreading its tentacles across the ...

Australian Open: Barbora Krejcikova-Katerina Siniakova win women's doubles title

Melbourne [Australia], January 29 (ANI): Defending champions Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova continued their exceptional Grand Slam winning streak in ...

Civilization at risk if governments continue "business as usual" with Chinese govt, says an Uyghur

Beijing [China], January 29 (ANI): Uyghur people and their families are not the only ones at risk in face of ...

Who can visit Russia WITHOUT a VISA in 2023

Residents of some 25 countries enjoy a visa-free regime with Russia. The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)Citizens of most of ...

Australia: Missing radioactive capsule triggers health warning

Canberra [Australia], January 29 (ANI): A missing radioactive capsule lost somewhere between Perth and a Pilbara mine site over an ...

Iranian govt increases oil sales to China despite economic sanctions

Tehran [Iran], January 29 (ANI): The Iranian government has increased its oil sales to China at a highly discounted price, ...

FA Cup: Son's brace guides Tottenham to 3-0 win over Preston, advance to fifth round of tournament

Preston [UK], January 29 (ANI): Forward Heung-Min Son stepped up his game big time in absence of star striker Harry ...

Ready-made dishes edging onto dinner tables of Chinese families

© Provided by Xinhua HANGZHOU, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- Chen Jia doesn't often cook, but she still managed to prepare ...

US scrutinizing imports from China's Xinjiang under Uyghur Labor Prevention Act

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI): US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is scrutinizing imports from China's Xinjiang region under a ...

NHL roundup: Panthers rally late, nip Bruins in OT

Aleksander Barkov tied the game with 2.4 seconds remaining in regulation, then recorded his 600th career point by assisting on ...

Australia sweat over fitness of Green, Starc ahead of Border-Gavaskar Trophy

Sydney [Australia], January 29 (ANI): Australia all-rounder Cameron Green might come up short on his bowling fitness as he eyes ...

No other Prime Minister would have made me Minister: Jaishankar

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that he is not sure if ...

$100 Repair Bill Sparked N. California Shooting, Prosecutor Says

SAN FRANCISCO - A farmworker charged with killing seven people at two Half Moon Bay mushroom farms reportedly told investigators ...

Kraken defeat Blue Jackets, lead Pacific at All-Star break

Morgan Geekie broke his 29-game goalless drought as the Seattle Kraken defeated the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 Saturday night ...

China's debt moratorium offer to Sri Lanka not sufficient for IMF to approve funding program: Report

Colombo [Sri Lanka], January 29 (ANI): China's offer to Sri Lanka of a two-year moratorium on its debt is not ...

Chinese New Year flowers gain traction in Chongqing

© Provided by Xinhua by Xinhua writer Zhao JialeCHONGQING, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- With the advent of the Chinese Lunar ...

Tibetan refugees caught between China, Nepal: Report

Kathmandu [Nepal], January 29 (ANI): Tibetans hesitate to settle in Nepal due to the discrimination they face from the state. ...

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Opposition rising to US tax credits for EVs not meeting sourcing rules

WASHINGTON D.C.: US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee chair Joe Manchin has introduced legislation that imposes battery sourcing requirements ...

Singapore says core inflation up 5.1 percent in December

SINGAPORE: In December, Singapore saw its key consumer price gauge rise 5.1 percent, higher than predicted, official data said. However, ...

Weak 2023, predicts US defense contractor General Dynamics

RESTON, Virginia: Amidst labor and supply shortages, US defense contractor General Dynamics forecasted weak 2023 results, though strong demand for ...

Serta Simmons mattresses seeks bankruptcy protection

ATLANTA, Georgia: In light of its significant debt, the slowing economy and rising interest rates stifling consumer demand, US mattress-maker ...

Walmart minimum wage to start at $14/hr, still below Costco, Target

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: To attract and retain employees in a tight domestic labor market, Walmart has announced that it it will ...

Technology stocks in demand as U.S. markets move modestly higher

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hesitatingly continued higher Friday, reflecting widespread gains, albeit modest ones, across the globe."We're ...

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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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