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Russian Firms Test Non-Dollar Deals to Sidestep US Sanctions

MOSCOW - Several major Russian companies are exploring ways to do deals abroad without using dollars, spurred on by a ...


China Defends Xinjiang 'Internment Camps' Ahead of UN Review

BEIJING - Just a few weeks before China's human rights record comes up for periodic review at the United Nations, ...


2018 Kate Webb Prize for Asian Journalists

LOCALLY EMPLOYED Asian journalists working in difficult or dangerous situations can apply for the 2018 Agence France-Presse (AFP) Kate Webb ...


Genting Hong Kong celebrates 25 years of excellence

Mr. Thatcher Brown, President Dream Cruises (left) and Mr. Michael Goh, Senior Vice President - International Sales of Genting Cruise ...


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Chinese gross domestic product less than expected

BEIJING, China - The economy of the biggest populated country in the world reported on Friday that its economy is ...

China has a hidden "debt iceberg" says Standard and Poor's

NEW YORK, New York - Standard and Poor’s 500 has downgraded China’s sovereign debt rating, citing concerns over off-balance-sheet debt ...

China's Economic Growth Slows During US Trade Fight

BEIJING - China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter, adding to challenges for Communist leaders as they fight ...

China Accuses West of Double Standard on Xinjiang

SHANGHAI - The Western media is guilty of "double standards" when it comes to reporting on China's restive northwestern region ...

Arunachal Cong MP raises concern over 'grim' Tuting, Pasighat regions

Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], Oct 19 (ANI): Congress Member of Parliament (MP) from Arunachal Pradesh Ninong Ering has written a ...

Religious extremism effectively contained: Xinjiang governor

Xinjiang [China], Oct 19 (ANI): Chairman of the Government of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Shohrat Zakir, claimed that the Chinese ...

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Chief of Staff and National Security Advisor in heated clash

WASHINGTON DC - Two of the U.S. president's most trusted advisors, had a huge row in the White House Oval ...

Putin: ISIS has taken hundreds of people hostage in Syria

MOSCOW, Russia - The Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a revelation related to the ongoing war in Syria, that ...

Fifteen students among the dead in attack in Crimea

MOSCOW, Russia - The number of people killed in the college attack in the city of Kerch, in the Russian-annexed ...

Gang arrested after parental abductions sweep Australia

CANBERRA, Australia - A two year investigation by Australian Federal Police has netted a gang of four people involved in parental abductions. ...

Rift between Turkey and Saudi Arabia could unravel

The Oct. 2  disappearance  of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country’s consulate in Istanbul has put a spotlight ...

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Proliferating health apps largely unpoliced

The heart rate monitor built into the new Apple Watch has sparked sharp debate over its risks and benefits, even ...


Chinese gross domestic product less than expected

BEIJING, China - The economy of the biggest populated country in the world reported on Friday that its economy is ...


Demand for U.S. stocks diminish

NEW YORK, New York – Stocks were easier on Wall Street Thursday as investors continued to fret about trade tariffs, ...


Shareholders back removal of Zuckerberg as Facebook chairman

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Arguing that the Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg had mishandled several high-profile scandals, several public funds ...


Wall Street has quiet day on interest rate concerns

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. sticks dipped on Wednesday, as each of the major indices gave back a small ...


U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase opens Dublin office

DUBLIN, Ireland - Set up in San Francisco in 2012, the leading U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase has revealed its ...


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