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Quarterly GDP in Macau drops by nearly half, services exports drop 60%

MACAU, May 30 (Xinhua) - The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Macau dropped by 48.7 percent year-on-year in real terms ...

China's top Internet firms record near 5% rise in business

BEIJING, May 30 (Xinhua) -- China's Internet and related services sectors have maintained expansion in the first four months, displaying ...

Trump unsettles U.S., global markets,

NEW YORK, New York - More rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump unsettled Wall Street on Friday, and undermined confidence ...

Chinese platform dedicated to content influencer campaigns launches

HANGZHOU, May 29 (Xinhua) -- AliExpress, a global online retail marketplace and part of Alibaba Group, announced on Thursday that ...

Stocks slide in Asia, greenback slumps

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia skidded on Friday, and the U.S. dollar dived, as the relationship between the ...

Demand for cobalt, nickel, copper, manganese boosting deep-sea mining

PHENOM PENH, Cambodia - Scientists and environmentalists are urging an international moratorium on deep-sea mining after releasing a report indicating ...

2,123,000 more Americans claim unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON, May 28 (Xinhua) - The number of initial jobless claims in the United States totaled 2.1 million last week ...

The sands of time are running out for Imran Khan

By Dr Amjad Ayub MirzaGlasgow [Scotland], May 31 (ANI): Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi has suddenly bounced back into the limelight ...

Vadodara Central Jail inmates contribute in fight against COVID-19

Vadodara (Gujarat) [India], May 31 (ANI): Inmates at the Vadodara Central Jail are stitching face masks, making hand sanitiser and ...

Asia Today: India Reports over 8,000 New Virus Cases

NEW DELHI - India reported more than 8,000 new cases of the coronavirus in a single day, another record high ...

IAN MANN REVIEWS | A shot of inspiration for SA-pessimists

by Bruce WhitfieldIf you are not feeling the funk right now, the chances are that you don't really understand how ...

US Cities Fear Protests may Fuel New Wave of Virus Outbreaks

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. - The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a black man in ...

Journalist among two killed in Kabul blast, six injured

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 31 (ANI): An IED targetted a vehicle of Khurshid TV, a private Afghan television channel, here on ...

China pushes ahead agenda on India, HK, Taiwan using COVID cover

Beijing [China], May 30 (ANI): China is rapidly pushing ahead its agenda on the border issue with India and other ...

Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers posts Q4 profit of Rs 142 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 30 (ANI): Mini-ratna public sector undertaking Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers Ltd on Saturday reported a standalone ...

LGU-Santa offers recovery investment for Santanian entrepreneurs

SANTA, Ilocos Sur, May 30 (PIA) - The local government unit (LGU) of Santa, in partnership with the Nueva Segovia ...

Invest now in Bajaj Finance Fixed Deposits to protect savings

Pune (Maharashtra) [India] May 30 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Families today face a rare dilemma: on one hand, the past few months ...

Trump administration bans entry of some Chinese students, researchers

Washington D.C. [USA], May 30 (ANI): The Trump administration has banned some Chinese students and researchers from entering the United ...

Questions remain as NBA reportedly eyes 31 July return

NBA commissioner Adam Silver told team owners Friday he's targeting a 31 July return to play, US media reported, although ...

IndiGrid executes SPA for acquiring Jhajjar KT Transco

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 30 (ANI): India Grid Trust (IndiGrid) has announced the execution of a share purchase agreement for ...

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Americans continue to shun use of masks

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA - At a grocery store in Alexandria, Virginia, customer Laura Shafor was dismayed about a couple who weren't ...

Man who knelt on neck of handcuffed African American man charged

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - A white police officer in the U.S. city of Minneapolis seen kneeling on the neck of a ...

Africa, then Asia to be invaded by locusts, says United Nations

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The Horn of Africa region will experience another swarm of locust invasion in June ...

Russia's most prominent conman left wave of death and deception

This is the story of how the mastermind behind MMM, Russia's biggest financial pyramid scheme, managed to get elected to ...

Chinese government rejects White House report on China's intentions

BEIJING, China May 29 (Xinhua) - A spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense on Friday criticized a report recently ...

U.S. sanctioning two Iranian nuclear scientists futile, says Iran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) dismissed as "a futile attempt" the U.S.' new decision to ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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