Fri, 29 May 2020

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 ...

Australian-based News Corp reporter and whistleblower escape charges

CANBERRA, Australia - Australian Federal Police said Wednesday they were dropping an investigation of a prominent journalist who obtained classified ...

Chinese city of Nyingchi to see wave of new development

LHASA, May 27 (Xinhua) - Construction has begun on 40 key projects in the city of Nyingchi, southwest of China's ...

All 17 mayors across Metro Manila agree on quarantine measures

PASIG CITY, May 27, (PIA) -- The Metro Manila Council (MMC) will recommend to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the ...

Federal and state agencies in massive Central West operation

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A massive national and state law enforcement operation has taken place over the New South ...

T20 World Cup under threat as Australia says schedule is 'high risk'

The T20 World Cup may not go ahead as the leader of the game in host nation Australia revealed the ...

Trump's Twitter tantrum may wreck the internet

US President Donald Trump, who tweeted more than 11,000 times in the first two years of his presidency, is very ...

Xi Focus: Xi replies to letter from scientific, technological workers

Staff members do nucleic acid tests at a lab in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, Feb. 13, 2020. (Xinhua)BEIJING, May ...

Report Warns of Dangers From Deep-Sea Mining

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

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 ...

Trump says he is liked more in India than in US

Washington D.C. [USA], May 29 (ANI): US President Donald Trump while speaking with reporters at the White House on Thursday ...

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 ...

INSIDE LABOUR | Pertinent facts for a mad world

We truly live in a mad, mad, mad world. Although, unlike the 1963 film of that name, our circumstances are ...

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 ...

Xi replies to letter from scientific, technological workers

Workers operate machines at a plant of Heilongjiang Huafeng Huilong Cable Group Co., Ltd. in the Mudanjiang Economic and Technological ...

Peter Siddle signs new deal with Tasmania for 2020-21 season

Tasmania [Australia], May 29 (ANI): Australia pacer Peter Siddle on Friday signed a two-year contract with Tasmania for the 2020-21 ...

Young man devotes to agricultural machinery works in C China

Wang Lianjie displays ripe wheat in Qianyuwa Village of Dancheng County, central China's Henan Province, May 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)Wang ...

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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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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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