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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 ...

Hong Kong protesters hit with tear gas, water cannon

HONG KONG - Hong Kong police fired tear gas, water cannon and pepper balls at separate groups totaling thousands of ...

How U.S. led the world in failure to prepare for pandemic

On March 20, just after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global pandemic on March 11, the U.S. National ...

ADB approves $250 million support for Nepal's Covid-19 response

Manila [The Philippines], May 26 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday approved a 250 million dollar concessional loan ...

How the coronavirus increases terrorism threats in the developing world

As the coronavirus reaches developing countries in Africa and Asia, the pandemic will have effects beyond public health and economic ...

Blasphemy victim's brother-in-law killed in Pak Sheikhupura

Sheikhupura [Pakistan], May 26 (ANI): Younus, the brother-in-law of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy by a Pakistani ...

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Asian stocks in demand, U.S. dollar sold off

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia charged ahead on Tuesday, adding to gains made on Monday."Investors are trying to ...

HUAWEI WATCH GT 2e emerges as the bestseller on Flipkart

New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): Huawei Consumer Business group, India today announced that its latest smartwatch HUAWEI WATCH GT ...

California avocado producers to benefit from U.S.-China trade deal

LOS ANGELES, California - California avocados gained access to the Chinese market as a result of the China-U.S. phase-one economic ...

Nikkei 225 jumps 353 points, stocks in China struggle

SYDNEY, Australia - Tokyo and Sydney shares took off on Monday, and while stocks gained in Shanghai and Hong Kong, ...

Giant car rental operator bankrupt despite $1 billion in reserves

ESTERO, Florida - Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.and certain U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter ...

Coronavirus to impact economies of smaller Caibbean countries

How can the United Nations sustainable development goals improve health and education, reduce inequality and spur economic growth while the ...