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Philippines military focuses on self-reliance for when U.S. forces go

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine military said Thursday that its armed forces would survive and safeguard the nation from internal ...

Trump battles with public health concerns and public trust

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump faces a critical personal challenge in grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak: asking Americans ...

Could coronavirus really trigger a recession?

Fears are growing that the new coronavirus will infect the U.S. economy.A major U.S. stock market index posted its biggest ...

Olympics 'continuing as planned' but virus halts Japanese football

Tokyo - Tokyo Olympics organisers said preparations were "continuing as planned" on Tuesday as Japan's football league became the latest ...

Chinese Allegedly Run Illegal Car Rental and Taxi Businesses in Laos

Chinese entrepreneurs in Laos' capital Vientiane are allegedly importing vehicles from China illegally for car rental and taxi businesses, much ...

Lao Woman Arrested For Social Media Posts on Virus Scare

Police in the Lao capital Vientiane arrested a 25-year-old woman this week for posting rumors online that persons infected with ...

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Dow drops another 356 points to complete a disastrous week for stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Fears about the spreading coronavirus, which now has cases reported in nearly 60 countries around ...

Economic damage being wreaked by coronavirus mounting

TOKYO, Japan - A deepening health crisis became an economic one too Friday, with the virus outbreak sapping financial markets, ...

Tokyo's Nikkei 225 plunges 946 points amidst global stocks rout

SYDNEY, Australia - The carnage on global markets continued on Friday as selling in Asia extended falls overnight.The Dow Jones ...

Pakistan halts flights to and from Iran

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan on Thursday announced the suspension of all flights to and from Iran -- the Middle Eastern ...

British employment figures good, but growth in wages is non-existent

A first glance at the latest commentary from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on the UK labour market in ...

Trump battles with public health concerns and public trust

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump faces a critical personal challenge in grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak: asking Americans ...