Fri, 24 Sep 2021

Philippine boxing champion Pacquiao to announce run for presidency

MANILA, Philippines: Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has announced that he will run for president of the Philippines next year, criticizing ...

28.2 million Philippine students enrol for 2021/22 school year

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines Department of Education has credited parents and learners for their support for learning continuity amidst ...

European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...

Ad revenue on Australian commercial radio stations surges in August

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Australian commercial radio ad revenue has bounced back up despite ongoing lockdown restrictions across the country.Revenue ...

China enacts emergency procedures after earthquake hits Sichuan

BEIJING, China: China is carrying out emergency procedures after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province in the country's southwest, killing ...

Relevance of Quad amid China's increased aggression

Washington DC [US], September 24 (ANI): The much anticipated first in-person summit of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) is going ...

PM Modi presents unique gifts to VP Harris, Quad leaders

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (local time) presented unique gifts to US Vice President ...

Mindtree expands in Europe and Asia-Pacific

London [UK]/ Melbourne [Australia], September 24 (ANI/PRNewswire):The company has appointed Klaus Seifert as Head of Strategy for Europe and Chief ...

China's Cultural Revolution 2.0: CCP targets entertainment

Beijing [China], September 24 (ANI): The Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) approach towards dealing with society--particularly the business and entertainment industries--is ...

Russia invites election observers across the globe

Moscow (Russia) [India], September 24 (ANI/Heylin Spark): Russian Parliamentary elections were held in Russia on the 17th, 18th, and 19th ...

2nd ODI: Smriti Mandhana hits fluent 86 as India post 274/7

Mackay [Australia], September 24 (ANI): Buoyed by Smriti Mandhana's 94-ball 86 and a quickfire 28 by Jhulan Goswami, India managed ...

PM Modi to participate first in-person Quad leaders' summit

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the first in-person Quad leaders meeting along with ...

GLOBALink | 62-year-old cliff diver shines in NE China

HARBIN, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- In Mudanjiang, a city in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, almost everyone knows 62-year-old Di Huanran, ...

Australia's COVID-19 vaccination to hit milestone

Canberra [Australia], September 24 (ANI/Xinhua): Australia's COVID-19 vaccine rollout is about to hit a milestone with half of the adult ...

Slow pace, terror attacks slow down China Pak project

Beijing [China], September 24 (ANI): China's highly touted Belt Road Initiative (BRI) seems to be losing its sheen everywhere, as ...

5 taiga recipes from Russia's Far East

Exotic fern, actinidia, wild berries and mushrooms: these and other gifts of nature become mouth-watering dishes in the hands of ...

India-US strategic partnership

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-day visit to the US is critical to strengthening bilateral ...

Xi says China, Tonga to expand Belt and Road cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- China is ready to expand cooperation with Tonga in various fields ...

Mumbai, Bangalore named among World's top startup hubs

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 24 (ANI/NewsVoir): London, Mumbai and Bangalore have featured among the world's top startup hubs, according to ...

Southbound channel under China's Bond Connect program launched

© Provided by Xinhua HONG KONG, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Southbound Trading under China's Bond Connect program was officially ...

PM Modi to participate in Quad leaders meet today

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the first in-person Quad leaders meeting along with ...

China Int'l Cultural Industries Fair opens in Shenzhen

© Provided by Xinhua SHENZHEN, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The 17th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF) opened Thursday ...

On this day in 2007: India won T20 WC

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): It was on this day, 14 years ago, when MS Dhoni-led India emerged triumphant ...

Tete-a-tete between Modi, Harris before talks

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a 'tete-a-tete' with US Vice President Kamala Harris before the ...

Expats join Chinese farmers to celebrate harvest festival

© Provided by Xinhua CHONGQING/HARBIN, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- "Start!"-- as the referee's sonorous voice rang out, farmers in Qiping ...

PM Modi, Japanese counterpart review multi-faceted ties, ex

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga reviewed the multi-faceted relationship between the ...

PM Modi meets Yoshihide Suga

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Terming Japan as one of India's most valued partners, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday ...

'China issue comes up during PM Modi's discussions'

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): The issue of China as a "very major global player" comes up during Prime Minister ...

Australian PM mentioned AUKUS pact

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): During meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison briefly mentioned the ...

India, Australia resolve to continue cooperation

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): India and Australia resolved to continue close cooperation for mutual well-being and towards advancing their ...

Santacruz electronics export processing zone can be made wo

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 24 (ANI): Santacruz Electronics Export Processing Zone (SEEPZ) in Mumbai can be made 'world-class' with a ...

PM Modi, Japanese counterpart Suga discuss ways to strength

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga had a "fruitful" meeting in ...

PM Modi meets Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga

Washington [US] September 24 (ANI): Ahead of the first in-person Quad Leaders' Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held ...

WIPO expert says China is becoming a global innovation leader

© Provided by Xinhua China has made continuous progress from ranking 14th last year to 12th this year and is ...

Angela Merkel's career shows why we need more scientists in politics

For 16 years, German chancellor Angela Merkel has guided her country through wave after wave of uncertainty, from the 2008 ...

Nicolas Maduro is right: it is possible to stand up to US imperialism

With American hegemony finally on the decline, there's a real chance for Latin America to push for closer regional cooperation ...

India is very important partner to the US, says Harris

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Terming India a very important partner, the US Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday said ...

Blinken, French counterpart discusses process of consultati

Paris [France], September 23 (ANI/Sputnik): French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, during a meeting with US Secretary of State Antony ...

China trying to gain leverage on US over Afghan exit

Beijing [China], September 23 (ANI): China has been showing eagerness to gain leverage on the US in the wake of ...

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Evergrande fails to pay interest on bond, stocks in Asia fall

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Asia were mixed on Friday as China Evergrande failed to pay $83.5 million interest ...

Bipartisan support voiced for U.S. laws to rein in Big Tech

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech companies, such as Facebook and Google, a bipartisan group of U.S. state ...

Sold gains on U.S. stock markets, key indices climb more than 1%

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the United States rallied on Thursday."This is a follow-on rally from a very ...

Netflix seeks to lure Kenyan customers with free plan

NAIROBI, Kenya: Netflix is offering viewers in Kenya a no-charge option, with one-fourth of the content platform's television shows and ...

Shell to push for increase in production of low polluting jet fuel

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Royal Dutch Shell has made a major commitment to manufacture low carbon emissions aviation fuel over the next ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise< Australian market gains more than 1%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia forged ahead on Thursday as fears over an imminent collapse of China's largest ...

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