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PGF burns junta administrative offices in front of an army base near Thai border

KAREN STATE, Myanmar - According to local sources and media reports, several junta offices in Karen State's Payathonzu town burned ...

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 ...

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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 ...