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'Quad should morph into economic NATO to counter China'

Washington [US], May 16 (ANI): If the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) made up of Australia, India, Japan, and the United ...


China-Vietnam border port opens to imports of fresh fruits

NANNING, May 17 (Xinhua) -- The China-Vietnam border port of Dongxing in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has received ...


Indonesia's two tech unicorns announce merger

JAKARTA, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia's giant ride-hailing company Gojek and e-commerce marketplace Tokopedia announced on Monday their decision to ...


Vietnam reports 147 new COVID-19 cases, 4,359 in total

HANOI, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 147 new COVID-19 cases from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time Monday, ...


People working long hours at higher risks of stroke, heart disease: study

GENEVA, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Long working hours accounted for 745,000 deaths in 2016, responsible for a third of the ...


WHO: Long Working Hours Increase Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Tapping away at the computer keyboard, and sitting for hours in the office chair, it's an image familiar to many, ...


Laos strengthens border control to prevent imported COVID-19 risk

VIENTIANE, May 17 (Xinhua) -- The Lao government has instructed authorities across the country to strictly monitor the border and ...


S. Korea's ICT export logs biggest April figure at 17.06 bln USD

SEOUL, May 17 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's export of the information and communications technology (ICT) products logged the biggest April ...


Vietnam reports 37 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

HANOI, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 37 new COVID-19 cases from 6 p.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. local time ...


4th batch of China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, May 16 (Xinhua) -- A flight carrying the fourth batch of the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine Cambodia purchased from ...


Vietnam reports 63 new COVID-19 cases, 4,175 in total

HANOI, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 63 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. local ...


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Imran Khan's aide Zulfi Bukhari resigns

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Sayed Zulfikar Bukhari, special assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Overseas Pakistanis and Human ...

ICC says 'insufficient evidence' in Al Jazeera corruption claims

The International Cricket Council (ICC) said Monday there were "insufficient grounds" to bring charges against five people who were featured ...

Housing demands drop in China border city as trade stopped

Beijing [China], May 17 (ANI): In 2018, housing prices in New District, in the city of Dandong on China's northeastern ...

US imposes fresh sanctions on Myanmar junta

Washington DC [US], May 17 (ANI): The United States on Monday imposed new sanctions on Myanmar's administrative body and high-ranking ...

Lamichhane, Akhtar receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar and Nepal spinner Sandeep Lamichhane received their first dose ...

'India will continue to provide oxygen to Nepal'

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 17 (ANI): As oxygen shortage hits Nepal due to rising cases of coronavirus, India has promised to ...

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Wall Street opens new week with moderate losses

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the defensive on Monday following the release of disappointing economic data.The ...

U.S. inspecting wire failure on Boeing 737 following Indonesian crash

WASHINGTON D.C.: Operators of Boeing 737 Classic aircraft have been ordered to check for possible wire failures, following an investigation ...

Airbnb up 52% as travel begins to recover

SAN FRANCISCO, California: As more people become vaccinated against COVID-19 and restrictions are eased, Airbnb's gross bookings have jumped 52 ...

Nikkei 225 drops 260 points, other Asian markets drift higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday with major falls in Japan, and most moves upwards ...

Streaming Disney audience falls, disappointing Wall Street

BURBANK, California: Disney Company's streaming platform failed to register expected growth on May 13, eclipsing higher-than-anticipated gross earnings, witnessing a ...

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Palestinians bearing brunt of hostilities, Israel gets foreign backing

GAZA, Palestinian territories - The death toll in Gaza and Israel since hostilities surged on Monday of last week, has ...


Irish health department hit with ransomware attack

DUBLIN, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Ireland's Department of Health has been under a ransomware attack similar to that recently launched ...


U.S. to boost manufacturing of chips to lessen Chinese influence

WASHINGTON D.C.: In response to the shortage of semiconductor chips, which has temporarily closed some U.S. auto plants, news reports ...


Polish bars celebrate reopening after end of Covid restrictions

WARSAW, Poland: Poles celebrated on the weekend as restaurants and bars opened outdoor dining for the first time in over ...


Taiwan tightens Covid restrictions after infections increase

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Following reports of 180 new Covid infections on May 14, Taiwan tightened restrictions in Taipei and the surrounding ...


South American countries seek to lay Internet cable to Asia

BRASILIA, Brazil: Brazil plans to join a Chile-led project to lay a fiber optic cable connecting South America and Asia, ...


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