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Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...


Nine hamster samples test positive for COVID-19 in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, January 23 (ANI): Nine hamster samples have tested positive for the COVID-19 in Hong Kong, local media has ...


China cuts lending rates to counter deepening economic slowdown: Report

Beijing [China], January 22 (ANI): China slashed lending rates for the second consecutive month as the country contends with a ...


Tanla announces third quarter 21-22 results

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 22 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Tanla Platforms Limited, India's largest CPaaS provider, today announced its financial results for ...


China armtwists Pakistan to compensate Chinese workers killed in Dasu Dam terror attack

Beijing [China], January 22 (ANI): Under Beijing's pressure, the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of Pakistan, has approved the compensation of ...


Pak approves USD 11.6 million compensation for affected Chinese workers in Dasu Dam terror attack

Beijing [China], January 22 (ANI): Under Beijing's pressure, the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of Pakistan, has approved the compensation of ...


6.0-magnitude earthquake hits Philippines

Hong Kong [China], January 22 (ANI/Xinhua): An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 hit 231 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines ...


Hamsters killed over Covid resurrected in protest

A project in Hong Kong will see 2,000 pixelated hamsters created and sold as NFTs to spread awareness about the ...


China fines 7-Eleven chain for marking Taiwan as independent nation on its website

Beijing [China], January 21 (ANI): Beijing has fined the retail chain 7-Eleven for recognising Taiwan as an independent nation on ...


MEPs adopt resolution slamming China's crackdown on Hong Kong press

Brussels [Belgium], January 21 (ANI): The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favour of a ...


R N Kao remembered

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Two decades ago today, one of India's modern day heroes--albeit one who always shunned ...


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Slovenia, Taiwan to open representative offices, China condemns move

BEIJING, China: Slovenia's plans to upgrade relations with self-governing Taiwan have angered China, which accused Taiwan of ratcheting up diplomatic ...

Army lays landmines along with oil, gas pipelines in Shan State: SHRF

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to the Shan Human Rights Foundation (SHRF), the junta recently planted landmines across oil and ...

India refuses to buy Nepali power produced by Chinese equipment

KATHMANDU, Nepal - As Nepal's private sector prepares to sell electricity in India's power exchange market, its southern neighbor has ...

American foreign policy largely unchanged under Biden presidency

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that ...

Nepali importers suffer from delayed shipments from China

LISTIKOT, Nepal Traders importing goods from China complain about the delayed shipments by Chinese authorities. The shipments supposed to reach ...

Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...

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Chevron, Total to end business ties with Myanmar

PARIS, France: Two of the largest energy companies have announced that they are leaving Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and ...

Restaurants say Minneapolis vaccine rules unfair, sue city

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: The city of Minneapolis and its mayor are being sued by restaurant and bar owners, in response to ...

U.S. unlikely to organize evacuations for Americans in Ukraine

US citizens in Ukraine advised to board commercial flights in case push comes to shove A spokesperson for the US ...

Hundreds of Cubans expected to receive prison terms after July riots

HAVANA, Cuba: Courts in Cuba concluded six mass trials involving individuals allegedly participating in the largest and most unruly demonstrations ...

UK's Johnson announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

LONDON, England: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that since infections are leveling off in most parts of the ...

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MONMOUTH JUNCTION, New Jersey: A toddler in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 22-month-old Ayaansh Kumar, grabbed his mother's phone, pressed a ...


Crystal Cruises cancels sailings through April

HONG KONG: Crystal Cruises is suspending planned sailings of its two ocean-going ships and one expedition ship through 29th April, ...


Jury awards customer $9 million after accidentally being served bleach

MARION COUNTY, Tennessee: Following a nearly 10-year court battle, after being served commercial-grade bleach instead of water at a Cracker ...


US home prices hit record high in 2021 with median price of $346,900

CHICAGO, Illinois: The real estate market saw a boom last year, with the median home sales price soaring to $346,900 ...


'Total' urges sanctions against Myanmar's oil and gas funds

PARIS, France - TotalEnergies, a French energy behemoth, has asked the US and French governments to approve targeted sanctions against ...


U.S. stocks sink, Nasdaq Composite sheds 385 points

NEW YORK, New York - Global stock markets reeled on Friday as interest rates fell and oil prices dived.Technology shares ...


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