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Banks Required to Assess Environmental, Social Goals in Vietnam

HO CHI MINH CITY - From 2008 on, Vietnam was mostly protected from the global financial crisis, not because its ...

25 people found alive on-board UK-bound ferry

Rotterdam [Netherlands], Nov 20 (ANI): Dutch authorities have discovered 25 people on-board a ferry bound for the UK from the ...

Experts: North Korea's Nuclear Weapons, Missiles Make It Less Secure

WASHINGTON - Contrary to Pyongyang's belief that nuclear weapons and missile programs safeguard its security and ensure its survival, experts ...

North Korea says no more talks with US just so Trump can brag

North Korea said it was not interested in talks with the United States just so President Donald Trump had something ...

UN says Trump war crimes pardons send 'disturbing signal'

The UN on Tuesday harshly criticised President Donald Trump's decision to pardon three US service members accused of war crimes ...

Lao Woman Sentenced to 15 Years for Trafficking Four Girls to China

Authorities in Laos have sentenced a woman to 15 years in prison for trafficking four Lao girls to China in ...

US, China Trade Criticism Over South China Sea

The Chinese defense chief warned the United States on Monday against provoking military tensions by "flexing muscles" in the contested ...

UN 'Concerned' About Trump's Exoneration of 3 US Servicemen

GENEVA - The U.N. human rights office says it's "very concerned" about U.S. President Donald Trump's exoneration of three U.S. ...

P24-M illegal drugs burned in Comval

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, November 19 (PIA) - More than PhP 24-million worth of illegal drugs were burned on Monday in ...

One dead, 11 missing in South Korean fishing boat blaze

One fisherman was killed and 11 others reported missing after their boat caught fire off South Korea's southern coast, authorities ...

Dead celebrity earnings show gender inequality reaches beyond the grave

Death is no excuse for celebrities to stop working. James Dean, despite being dead since 1955, has recently been cast ...

Press Freedom Under Spotlight At Magnitsky Human Rights Awards

LONDON - The Ukrainian journalist Oleg Sentsov, who was jailed in Russia for reporting on the country's illegal annexation of ...

Transformational benefits of ending outdoor defecation

Ahead of World Toilet Day, which is marked annually on 19 November, WSSCC's acting Executive Director, Sue Coates, has been ...

Buttigieg Touts Military Service, Wary of Overstating Role

MASON CITY, IOWA - Pete Buttigieg strides past an oversized photograph of himself dressed in fatigues, the Afghan horizon behind ...

Trump says North Korea went too far in calling Biden 'rabid dog'

US President Donald Trump issued a rare - if tepid - defence of Joe Biden on Sunday, saying Pyongyang's depiction ...

China Calls on US to 'Stop Flexing Muscles' in South China Sea

BANGKOK - China on Monday called on the U.S. military to stop flexing its muscles in the South China Seaand ...

Asian Nations at Odds over Sovereignty Join up to Fight Marine Trash

TAIPEI - An agreement among Southeast Asian leaders this month to fight floating plastics in the South China Sea and ...

Fewer Foreign Students Attending US Higher Ed Institutes

WASHINGTON - More international students come to the U.S. from around the world for higher education than any other country, ...

Chat bots, James Dean ... can the digital dead rest in peace?

"To be dead," wrote the 20th century French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, "is to be a prey for the living." Even ...

US, South Korea postpone joint drills in 'act of goodwill'

The US and South Korea will postpone joint air drills in an "act of goodwill" toward the nuclear-armed North, US ...

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Swedish prosecutor discontinues investigation into Julian Assange

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - After pursuing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for nearly a decade, Sweden on Monday abandoned its investigation of ...

Men caught smuggling 233kgs of Cocaine from Mexico to Australia

SYDNEY, Australia - Federal and state agencies in Australia and overseas have had a major breakthrough in a weeks-long investigation ...

Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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