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Thailand Starts Human Trials of Homegrown COVID-19 Vaccines

BANGKOK - Thailand has begun human trials with two of four homegrown vaccine candidates local scientists are developing against COVID-19, ...


UN Calls for Halt of Weapons to Myanmar

NEW YORK - The U.N. General Assembly on Friday called for a stop to the flow of arms to Myanmar ...


China's policy of 'luoye guigen' can cause ethnic tensions

Beijing [China], June 18 (ANI): Despite Beijing advocating a policy of 'luoye guigen' (return to original roots) and urging Chinese ...


Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, June 19

DHAKA -- Bangladesh resumed administering the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in parts of the country on Saturday thanks to ...


Vietnam reports 486 new COVID-19 cases

HANOI, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 486 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, including 471 locally transmitted and 15 imported, ...


Laos extends lockdown measures for another 15 days

VIENTIANE, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Laos has extended its lockdown COVID-19 prevention measures across the country for a further 15 ...


Cambodia receives new batch of China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine

PHNOM PENH, June 19 (Xinhua) -- A plane carrying a new batch of China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Phnom ...


Vietnam reports 264 new COVID-19 cases, 12,414 in total

HANOI, June 18 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 264 new COVID-19 cases Friday, including 259 locally transmitted and five imported, raising ...


Archdiocese of Boston Gets First Vietnamese Parish - The Tablet

Archdiocese of Boston Gets First Vietnamese Parish The Tablet Catholic Newspaper ...


Oklahoma City Public Schools Seeks Teachers Fluent In Spanish, Vietnamese Or Burmese - KOSU

Oklahoma City Public Schools Seeks Teachers Fluent In Spanish, Vietnamese Or Burmese KOSU ...


Oklahoma City Public Schools Seeks Teachers Fluent In Spanish, Vietnamese or Burmese - KGOU

Oklahoma City Public Schools Seeks Teachers Fluent In Spanish, Vietnamese or Burmese KGOU ...


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India Covid cases drop 31% in 1 week as surge seen ending

NEW DELHI, India: India has reported a continuing decline in Covid infections, including a staggering 31 percent drop in the ...

Pakistan PM rules out possibility of giving bases to US

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 20 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has made it clear that the country would "absolutely not" ...

Refugees disproportionately exposed to COVID impact: Guterres

Everyone has a duty to help refugees rebuild their lives after a particularly difficult year for so many - that's ...

Exiled dissidents hold protest outside FATF headquarters

Paris [France], June 19 (ANI): Exiled dissidents belonging to Baloch, Pashtun, Uyghur, Tibetan and Hong Konger Communities protested outside the ...

Malaysia reports 5,911 new COVID-19 cases

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], June 19 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia reported another 5,911 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Saturday, bringing ...

Sachin Tendulkar takes home another award

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 19 (ANI): Star Sports commentators and fans on Saturday voted Sachin Tendulkar as the Men's Test ...

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In move to expand in UK, JPMorgan purchases Nutmeg platform

LONDON, England: In a major move to enter the British retail banking and investment market, JPMorgan Chase has purchased British ...

Over 1,000 flights delayed due to Southwest Air computer glitches

DALLAS, Texas: Southwest Airlines was forced to temporarily stop operations and cancel 500 flights over "connectivity issues" on Tuesday, just ...

As machine orders jump, Japan sees sharpest rise in exports since 1980

TOKYO, Japan: Exports from Japan have registered the fastest growth since May 1980, as inoculations against the Covid infection revved ...

U.S. stocks dive on inflation fears, greenback stars on fx markets

NEW YORK, New York - Inflation fears punctured U.S. stocks on Friday with the industrial indices having their worst day ...

Study confirms U.S. vacation homes sold fast during Covid lockdown

CHICAGO, Illinois: The sales of vacation homes grew at twice the rate of other homes during the Covid pandemic.In a ...

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Covid cases climbing in Africa; countries unprepared, says WHO

NAIROBI, Kenya: COVID-19 cases jumped over 20 percent in the past week in nearly two dozen African countries, according to ...


Critic of Apple, Amazon, Google appointed U.S. FTC chair

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Lina Khan, an antitrust researcher focused on Big Tech's massive power, was sworn in as chair of the ...


Russian law seeks to tighten control over U.S. Internet tech giants

MOSCOW, Russia: In a further tightening of its control over foreign social media platforms, the Russian parliament has passed legislation ...


Study shows 96% of doctors vaccinated against Covid

CHICAGO, Illinois: Greater than 96 percent of America's practicing physicians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the American Medical ...


Large increase in funding to enforce antitrust enforcement in new bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: With the introduction of a bill by U.S. Senators Michael Shumway Lee and Charles Ernest Grassley on June ...


Restrictions end, offices reopening in California

SACRAMENTO, California: California ended the majority of its Covid restrictions this week, with a few exceptions, such as wearing masks ...


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