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Places where citizens can gather, pray, discuss developments shrinking in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, May 15 (ANI): A small group on Sunday gathered near an altar at the Hong Kong Government headquarters ...

G7 countries raise concern over unilateral actions by Beijing in East and South China Seas

London [UK], May 15 (ANI): The Group of Seven nations G7 on Saturday reiterated the importance of maintaining a free ...

Air India's new CEO pick Wilson resigns from SIA group

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 14 (ANI): Campbell Wilson, who has been picked by Tata Sons to lead Air India, has ...

World Migratory Bird Day illuminates the dark side of light pollution

Governments, cities, companies, and communities around the world are taking action to address a significant and growing threat to wildlife, ...

US worries over China's strategy of securing more foreign naval bases

Beijing [China], May 13 (ANI): The West suspect that China's recent agreement with the Solomon Islands might be the latter's ...

Architect Billie Tsien to receive Honorary Doctorate at The Boston Architectural College's 2022 commencement

Boston (Massachusetts) [US], May 13 (ANI/PRNewswire): Noted architect, educator, and practitioner,"It is an immense privilege to have Billie Tsien deliver ...

Arrest of 90-yr old Hong Kong cardinal sparks outcry over Beijing's national security law

Hong Kong, May 13 (ANI): Amid rising fears that Beijing would begin instituting closer control over the church in Hong ...

Tata Sons appoints Campbell Wilson as CEO MD of Air India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 12 (ANI): Tata Sons on Thursday announced the appointment of Campbell Wilson as chief executive officer ...

Catholic Cardinal, Others Arrested on Hong Kong Security Law

HONG KONG - A 90-year-old Roman Catholic cardinal, a singer and at least two others have been arrested in Hong ...

US 'Increasingly Troubled' by Clampdown in Hong Kong

State Department - The United States has joined the Vatican in expressing concern after Hong Kong police arrested a prominent ...

SSB star duo dreams for Indian women's football team call-up

Bhubaneswar (Odisha), May 11 (ANI): The duo of Dular Marandi and Ranjita Devi are two women who dream of making ...

Market exchange rates in China -- May 16

BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

HKSAR gov't continues tracing COVID-19 through sewage surveillance

HONG KONG, May 15 (Xinhua) -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government announced on Sunday that the COVID-19 ...

China voices opposition to smearing remarks by Japan, EU

BEIJING, May 13 (Xinhua) -- China on Friday expressed firm opposition to recent smearing remarks and interference in China's internal ...

Market exchange rates in China -- May 13

BEIJING, May 13 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Hong Kong's third-dose COVID-19 vaccination rate reaches 50 pct

HONG KONG, May 12 (Xinhua) -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government announced Thursday that about 3.38 million ...

Xinhua Asia Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, May 12

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistani Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar said on Thursday that his country has been taking special measures ...

World Insights: NED is actually the "second CIA"

BEIJING, May 12 (Xinhua) -- The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), which takes orders directly from the U.S. government and ...

Uganda set to host ICC Cricket Challenge League B tournament

KAMPALA, May 11 (Xinhua) -- The International Cricket Council (ICC) has cleared Uganda to host the ICC Cricket Challenge League ...

Market exchange rates in China -- May 12

BEIJING, May 12 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Xinhua Asia Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, May 11

HONG KONG -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government announced Wednesday that the overall vaccination rate for the ...

G7 Foreign Ministers' joint statement on selection of Chief Executive in Hong Kong

May 9, 2022 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The G7 Foreign Ministers today issued a joint statement on ...

Tribunal Initiates Expiry Review-Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Belarus, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal and Spain

Ottawa, Ontario, March 29, 2022-The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today initiated an expiry review of its finding made on May 3, 2017, ...

Tribunal Initiates Expiry Review-Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Belarus, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal, and Spain

Ottawa, Ontario, March 29, 2022-The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today initiated an expiry review of its finding made on May 3, 2017, ...

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Three bidders weigh purchasing Italy's state-owned ITA Airways

ROME, Italy: Italy has announced plans to sell state-owned ITA Airways, the successor to Alitalia, by the end of June, ...

Stocks in Asia range-bound as markets contemplate next move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks struggled for direction in Asia on Monday. Early gains evaporated later in the data, although ...

China's Green Valley ends Alzheimer's drug test due to funding

BEIJING, China: China's Green Valley Pharmaceutical company has prematurely ended an FDA approved study on its GV-971 to treat mild ...

GM, union raise wages 8.5% at Mexico truck factory

SILAO, Mexico: U.S. automaker General Motors (GM) has agreed to raise wages by 8.5 percent, following negotiations with a new, ...

Croatia passes law paving way for switch to euro currency

ZAGREB, Croatia: Croatian lawmakers have voted to allow the introduction of the euro currency in 2023. Lawmakers voted 117-13 to ...

After jump in food prices, Iran cuts off internet to prevent protests

TEHRAN, Iran: Iran has abruptly raised prices as much as 300 percent for a variety of staple foods, including cooking ...

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