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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, ...

Nepal army searching for 72nd victim of Pokhara plane crash

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The search for one of the 72 people killed in the Pokhara plane crash is continuing, according ...

Huji chief working in Rohingya camps arrested in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Friday, authorities claimed to have apprehended a top leader of the banned militant group Harkat-ul-Jihad-al Islami ...

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 ...

USAID commits extra $75 million in aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is committing an additional $75 million in humanitarian aid ...

'It's murder, not suicide.' Protesters blame govt after man sets himself on fire

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Tuesday, a 37-year-old man died after setting himself on fire in front of the Parliament building ...

Pakistan reveals Indian false flag drama on the eve of India's Republic Day

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's intelligence and security agencies have revealed the script for a false flag operation involving alleged infiltration ...

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 ...

Report sees $1.36 billion in spending during Thai Lunar New Year

BANGKOK, Thailand: Consumer spending in Thailand over the ongoing Lunar New Year period could increase 13.6 percent to $1.36 billion, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lucknow-Kolkata flight makes emergency landing after bird hit

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): An Air Asia flight makes an emergency landing at Lucknow airport soon after take-off ...

Shiva Narwal was inspired by elder brother, Paralympics medalist Manish to take up shooting as sport

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], January 29 (ANI): One of India's top shooters and Tokyo Paralympics Gold Medalist Manish Narwal created ...

Football, a life changer for two Jharkhand girls, Sumati and Amisha

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 29 (ANI): Football has emerged as a true life-changer for two Jharkhand girls in the ...

Delhi Police bust inter-state gang involved in stealing luxury cars, 2 held

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): The Anti-Auto Theft Squad (AATS) of South District has busted an interstate gang of ...

Pressure Mounts on ASEAN Chair Indonesia to Act on Myanmar

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA - As Indonesia assumes the rotating chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for 2023, pressure ...

"Democracy is in our veins, it is in our culture", says PM Modi

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that democracy is in the veins of ...

WHO urges nations to address gaps in leprosy services, accelerate efforts towards achieving zero infection

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): The World Health Organization has urged countries in the South East Asia region and ...

California Shooting: 3 Dead, 4 Hurt in Upscale Los Angeles Enclave

LOS ANGELES - Three people were killed and four others were wounded in a shooting at a multimillion-dollar short-term rental ...

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. ...

Asia Album: Sri Lanka holds Independence Day parade rehearsal

© Provided by Xinhua COLOMBO, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Independence Day parade rehearsal is held in Colombo, Sri Lanka ...

Asia Album: Adorable animals at Myanmar's zoo

© Provided by Xinhua YANGON, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Yangon Zoological Gardens is the oldest and the second largest ...

Trichy airport customs seize foreign currency concealed in undergarments; 1 held

Trichy (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 29 (ANI): Officials of the customs department at Trichy international airport seized foreign currency of ...

ISIS-K steps up threats and attacks on Chinese projects in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan] January 29 (ANI): The major investments of China in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan has been targeted by the Islamic State-Khorasan ...

Elephant extinction could have major impact on atmospheric carbon levels: Study

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): Researchers report that elephants play a key role in creating forests which store more atmospheric ...

IndianOil chairman flags off export consignment of Aviation gasoline to Papua New Guinea

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI): IndianOil chairman, S M Vaidya on Saturday flagged off the first export consignment of ...

UK companies in police modernisation sector express eagerness to work with UP

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 28 (ANI): Under the UK Police Technology Cooperation Trade Mission to India, a team from ...

My top agenda is to convince India-Pakistan play: FIH president Tayyab Ikram

By Vivek Prabhakar SinghBhubaneswar (Odisha)[India], January 28 (ANI): India and Pakistan have enjoyed a great rivalry in hockey. Both teams ...

Half Moon Bay Shooting Suspect Had Complained About Gun Violence

washington - The tragic shooting this week at a mushroom farm in northern California's Half Moon Bay wasn't the first ...

Ukraine war, Russia-US rivalry makes things complex for Bangladesh: Report

Dhaka [Bangladesh], January 28 (ANI): The Ukraine war has made things complex for Bangladesh with the Moscow-Washington rivalry posing a ...

UN Weekly Roundup: Jan. 21-27, 2023

united nations - Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this ...

Goodyear to lay off 500 jobs: WSJ

Akron (Ohio)[US], January 28 (ANI): Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company said it will cut about 500 jobs, which is about ...

No Evidence Russia Turning to Taliban for Arms, White House Says

white house - Russia may be turning to more countries to resupply its military fighting in Ukraine, but the White ...

China's activities in Nepal more assertive after formation of Dahal-led govt: Report

Kathmandu [Nepal], January 28 (ANI): After the formation of the Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'-led government in Nepal on ...

Suzuki to use cow dung for its CNG cars, signs MoU with National Dairy Development Board

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): India's largest car manufacturer company Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) has announced that it will ...

Pak electricity crisis serves as warning of dystopian future

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 27 (ANI): In the past nine years, Pakistan has faced eight major power outages and the latest ...

Pentagon think tank warns against long war in Ukraine

Costs of continued conflict outweigh further benefits to the US, a RAND Corporation study saysWhile both Moscow and Kiev think ...

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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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