Sun, 29 Mar 2020

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Rampant Fake News is a Key Front in Myanmar's Coronavirus Battle

In the era of the coronavirus in Myanmar, online recordings claiming to be the voices of government officials warn listeners ...


Myanmar Army, State Telecom Firms Drop Rakhine News Websites

Myanmar Army-backed and state-owned mobile network operators have blocked two news websites amid the internet shutdown in Myanmar's war-stricken northern ...


Garment Workers Going Unpaid as Fashion Labels Cancel Orders

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - A survey of factory owners in Bangladesh found that major fashion retailers that are closing shops and ...


Will coronavirus be the turning point for globalisation?

There is a widespread belief that nothing will ever be the same after the coronavirus pandemic, with society, the role ...


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Transport trucks finding it difficult to navigate closed borders

KANPUR, Uttar Pradesh, India - Several truck drivers, many with goods loaded on their vehicles, have been stuck in Uttar ...

Tens of billions of dollars earmarked to prop up Singapore economy

SINGAPORE - Singapore's Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced on Thursday an additional stimulus package worth $48 billion (Singapore dollars) ...

COVID-19: Pakistan closes India, Iran borders

Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 29 (ANI): Since an alarming situation has arisen in Pakistan after the coronavirus cases surpassed 15,00 mark ...

Hanuma Vihari admits having cheat meals during COVID-19 lockdown

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Mar 29 (ANI): As the whole country has been sent into lockdown as a precautionary measure against ...

COVID-19: Pak announces troop deployment, shuts borders

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Mar 29 (ANI): Pakistan Army has announced completion of deployment of troops across the country for assisting civilian ...

Sandpapergate | Aussie star Smith's leadership ban ends

A two-year leadership ban slapped on Steve Smith after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa ended on Sunday, leaving the ...

Business

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Search engine giant commits $800 million to help ward off coronavirus

PanARMENIAN.Net - Google has announced a new $800 million commitment to support small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), health organizations and ...

Transport trucks finding it difficult to navigate closed borders

KANPUR, Uttar Pradesh, India - Several truck drivers, many with goods loaded on their vehicles, have been stuck in Uttar ...

Wall St tumbles despite Congress finally passing $2.2 trillion law

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sold off sharply on Friday, despite the House of Represnetatives passing a ...

Time to reboot American manufacturing

The coronavirus crisis has turned the fact that we don't make anything in America anymore from a topic for philosophical ...

Australian shares tumble 5%, Japan rises nearly 4%

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares were decidedly mixed across Asia on Friday. In Japan they soared in value. In Australia they ...

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Ex Shin Bet chief has serious concerns about Gaza surviving Covid-19

TEL AVIV, Israel - The Jewish state is coming under pressure over the growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza, which is ...


Trump companies to be included in Covid-19 bailout package

WASHINGTON, DC - As part of the $2.2 trillion stimulus bill signed into law after it passed the House of ...


After finalizing Taliban deal, Trump putting pressure on Kabul

In an extraordinary statement titled "On the Political Impasse in Afghanistan," Washington has admitted to the failure of Secretary of ...


Dozens of sailors on board USS Teddy Roosevelt have Covid-19

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has been heavily infected with coronavirus. Twenty five sailors have ...


China shuts down boders, virtually grounds airlines

BEIJING, China - Despite the lockdown in Wuhan scheduled to end on 8 April, China on Friday imposed a ban ...


British prime minister diagnosed with Covid-19

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has contracted the novel coronavirus, according to a tweet he posted on ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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