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Despite drop, China maintains edge as Uzbekistan's top trade partner

In a bad year for Eurasian trade, China consolidated its role as Uzbekistan's main trading partner.According to end-of-year figures for ...

Asia Album: Nepal starts vaccination drive against COVID-19

© Provided by Xinhua | Medical workers work at a vaccination room in Kathmandu, Nepal, Jan. 27, 2021. (Photo by ...

Makati's vaccination program 'very systematic' - Galvez

CALOOCAN CITY, Jan. 28 (PIA) -- National Policy Against COVID-19 chief implementer and Vaccine Czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. on ...

Despite drop, China maintains edge as Uzbekistan's top trade partner

In a bad year for Eurasian trade, China consolidated its role as Uzbekistan's main trading partner.According to end-of-year figures for ...

REVOI a unique, nationalist start-up celebrates two years

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], January 27 (ANI/ThePRTree): By all means, 2020 was not a favourable year for many. The pandemic claimed ...

Green India Polymers - 4 million USD turn-over

Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Global plastics recycling market is expected to develop from an estimated USD 85 ...

Quess amongst 50 Largest Staffing Firms globally

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): Quess Corp, the "Made in India" business services provider and the nation's largest domestic ...

ACL will be a big opportunity for Indian football: FC Goa

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): FC Goa is all set to make history in Indian football as they will ...

Varun Budhijara made his way amongst The Global Indians

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Digpu): "The Most Admired Global Indians 2020" was launched virtually on 9th January 2021 by ...

Soneva Jani welcomes a new era

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): Soneva, the luxury resort operator with sustainability at its core, has announced the launch ...

Indian junior women's hockey team returns home

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Indian junior women's hockey team returned to the country's national capital in the early ...

Bears ruin market mood, banking and metal stocks crack

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices dipped sharply on Wednesday with broad-based selling across the counters as ...

Lt-General CP Mohanty to take over as next Army vice-chief

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Lieutenant General Chandi Prasad Mohanty will take over as the new vice-chief of Army ...

Asian markets swing as traders mull virus, vaccines and stimulus

Equity investors trod warily Wednesday as they weighed hopes for a long-term recovery.With new, more transmissible versions of the coronavirus ...

AWR Lloyd works with ACE Partners towards clean energy transition

BANGKOK, Jan. 25 (PIA)--AWR Lloyd and Asia Clean Energy Partners (ACE Partners) announced, January 25, a strategic alliance of their ...

Thailand confirms 819 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death

Bangkok [Thailand], January 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Thailand on Wednesday confirmed 819 new COVID-19 infections, with most of the cases being found ...

Priyanka Chopra, Rajkummar Rao honoured by Gold List

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Actors Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rajkummar Rao, and Adarsh Gourav have received honourable mentions in ...

Nova IVF Fertility and Southend IVF enter into partnership

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): Asia Healthcare Holdings-owned Nova IVF Fertility, which is India's leading fertility chain, has announced ...

It's bee season. To avoid getting stung, just stay calm and don't swat

This summer's wetter conditions have created great conditions for flowering plants. Flowers provide sweet nectar and protein-rich pollen, attracting many ...

Equities edge lower, metal and auto stocks plunge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices dipped during early hours on Wednesday with metal and auto stocks ...

Asia Album: Jeonju Hanok Village in South Korea

© Provided by Xinhua | Photo taken on Jan. 26, 2021 shows the Jeonju Hanok Village, a famous scenic spot ...

Indonesia's COVID-19 cases surpass 1-mln mark amid vaccination drive

© Provided by Xinhua | A man wearing face mask rides past a mural saluting frontline workers at a neighborhood ...

Biden Orders End of Federally Run Private Prisons

President Joe Biden ordered the Department of Justice on Tuesday to end its reliance on private prisons and acknowledge the ...

US, Europe, South Asia impacted by terrorism

Amsterdam [Netherlands], January 27 (ANI): The discourse on security has shifted from 'traditional' security issues such as inter-State conflict and ...

Anti-vaxxers are weaponising the vaccine hesitancy of Black communities

Addressing vaccine hesitancy among Black communities is as complex as fighting the pandemic. That's because just as the SARS-CoV-2 virus ...

Father of Fiber Optics to receive Padma Vibhushan

By Reena BhardwajSan Francisco [US], January 26 (ANI): For Dr Narinder Singh Kapany who has been awarded the Padma Vibhushan, ...

Covid-19: Stop hoarding vaccines, Ramaphosa tells rich nations

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on wealthy countries not to hoard surpluses in Covid-19 vaccines.He was speaking at a virtual ...

US extends greetings to India on Republic Day

Washington [US], January 26 (ANI): The United States on Tuesday extended greetings to India on the occasion of the 72nd ...

How new voters and Black women transformed Georgia's politics

In July 1964, Georgia restaurateur Lester Maddox violated the newly passed Civil Rights Act by refusing to serve three Black ...

Germany to fund floodproofing of Dinalupihan hospital

BALANGA CITY, Jan.26 (PIA) -- Germany is set to fund the floodproofing of Jose C. Payumo Memorial District Hospital in ...

Proteas head coach Boucher: Bio-bubbles are not sustainable

Proteas coach Mark Boucher says bio-bubbles may bring players closer, but are unsustainable.The Pakistan tour will be South Africa's third ...

Tokyo stocks close higher with eyes on earnings

Tokyo stocks ended higher Monday after a mixed close on Wall Street last week, as investors shifted their focus to ...

Tokyo stocks close lower ahead of earnings

Tokyo stocks closed lower Tuesday on concerns over fresh lockdowns in Europe and the prospects for US stimulus.Investors were also ...

Asian markets sink on concerns over US stimulus

Asian markets sank on Tuesday following the previous day's healthy run-up.Asian traders were in a selling mood Tuesday, with Hong ...

ISL 7: SC East Bengal rope in goalkeeper Subrata on loan

Panaji (Goa) [India], January 26 (ANI): SC East Bengal on Tuesday announced the signing of seasoned India goalkeeper Subrata Paul ...

New USAGM Acting Head Names New Leadership to Networks

The top official at the U.S. Agency for Global Media has replaced the appointed heads of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, ...

India Cuts Off Government Advertising to Over 30 Kashmiri Outlets

SRINAGAR - News outlets in the Indian-controlled region of Kashmir are under rising financial pressure, as authorities bar more than ...

COVID-19 Recession is Over for the Megarich

While it could take a decade for the world's poorest to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the globe's 1,000 richest ...

China gradually opens its markets to Central Asia

China is opening its markets to Central Asia's fledgling food exporters, embarking on a new phase of economic engagement with ...

CDC to facilitate ease of doing business thru technology enhancement

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Jan. 25 (PIA) -- Clark Development Corporation (CDC) is set to integrate new technology in its frontline ...

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Facebook profit in fourth quarter rises 53% to $11.2 billion

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Facebook's profits surged in the final three months of last year as people enduring the holidays ...

Wall Street hits the skids, Nasdaq drops more than 350 points

NEW YORK, New York - Covering for short-selling saw some shares jump sharply on American stock exchanges on Wednesday, but ...

Global economy expected to perform strongly, says IMF

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the global economy is projected to grow by 5.5 per ...

Lower iron ore prices hit Australian stock market, Nikkei 225 rises

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.Japan's Nikkei 225 eked out a small gain despite concerns ...

IMF predicts Indian economy to grow at staggering 11.5 per cent

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Big News Network): India will reclaim the status of the world's fastest-growing economy, and will ...

Wall Street finishes with modest losses, U.S. dollar slips

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were out of favour on Tuesday with the main indices drifting lower.At the ...

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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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