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We can't fight authoritarianism without understanding populism's allure

Populists across the globe have had a rough couple of years.Donald Trump in the United States, Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil ...


Criminal Charges Expected in Thailand Over Chinese Immigration

Bangkok - More than 100 Thai immigration officers are expected to face bribery-linked charges in the coming weeks after allegedly ...


Australia's extinct giant eagle was big enough to snatch koalas from trees

The year is 1959. Speleologists descend a 17-metre shaft to explore the depths of Mairs Cave in the southern Flinders ...


Saif bin Zayed meets Secretary of Interior and Local Government of Philippines

DUBAI, 14th February, 2023 (WAM) -- H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister ...


US, South Korean forces rehearse amphibious landings

The first such drills in five years are taking place against the backdrop of North Korea's protests and nearly daily ...


US, South Korean forces rehearse amphibious landing

The first such drills in five years are taking place against the backdrop of North Korea's protests and nearly daily ...


DOE to achieve renewable energy goals via reforms

MANILA - The Department of Energy (DOE) is optimistic that the country will be able to achieve its long-term renewable ...


91 DTI-established Negosyo Centers ready to serve MSMEs in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY - At least 91 Negosyo Centers in Bicol are now fully operational and ready to serve all micro, ...


DOJ expects deportation of 4 Japanese fugitives next week

MANILA - The deportation of four Japanese nationals sought by their home country may commence by next week following the ...


New online portal to ease privacy compliance of data systems: NPC

MANILA - The newly launched National Privacy Commission (NPC) Registration System (NPCRS) is seen to ease compliance with the Data ...


Pangasinan town Sigay Festival celebrates sea's bounty

BINMALEY, Pangasinan - The sunset, sea breeze and the sound of waves added to the fun of the street party ...


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Deloitte agrees to pay $31 mln fine to China after mistakes in audit

BEIJING, China: Following the inability of China Huarong Asset Management Co Ltd to release financial reporting obligations in 2020, China ...

Search in Blue Mountains ends after discovery of body

BLUE MOUNTAINS, Sydney, NSW, Australia - A search in the Blue Mountains for a man that was launched on Sunday ...

German visitor to talk computer chips in Taiwan

BERLIN, Germany: Germany will send a cabinet minister to visit Taiwan next week, at a time when Berlin is reviewing ...

SpaceX, Netflix, Boeing join largest US business mission to Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam: SpaceX, Netflix and Boeing will join what is described as the "biggest-ever" U.S. business mission to meet in ...

After winning Apple contract, Foxconn to build factory in India

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Reuters reported that after winning an order to manufacture wireless AirPods earphones for Apple for the first time, ...

US will seek jail sentence for Chinese businessman Guo Wengui

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US government has charged exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui with being the mastermind behind a complex conspiracy ...

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US loans $300 billion to banks following closing of SVB bank

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Federal Reserve Bank has announced that cash-strapped banks throughout the US borrowed some $300 billion during ...

Deloitte agrees to pay $31 mln fine to China after mistakes in audit

BEIJING, China: Following the inability of China Huarong Asset Management Co Ltd to release financial reporting obligations in 2020, China ...

UBS to buy Credit Suisse for fraction of its value, Swiss government to underwrite losses

ZURICH, Switzerland - Depositors will be fully protected, shareholders will have their equity dwarfed, while bond holders will be largely ...

SpaceX, Netflix, Boeing join largest US business mission to Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam: SpaceX, Netflix and Boeing will join what is described as the "biggest-ever" U.S. business mission to meet in ...

After winning Apple contract, Foxconn to build factory in India

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Reuters reported that after winning an order to manufacture wireless AirPods earphones for Apple for the first time, ...

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German police crackdown on gangs blowing up ATMs in robberies

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Authorities said that as part of a crackdown on gangs suspected of blowing up ATM machines and stealing ...


German visitor to talk computer chips in Taiwan

BERLIN, Germany: Germany will send a cabinet minister to visit Taiwan next week, at a time when Berlin is reviewing ...


UBS to buy Credit Suisse for fraction of its value, Swiss government to underwrite losses

ZURICH, Switzerland - Depositors will be fully protected, shareholders will have their equity dwarfed, while bond holders will be largely ...


US CDC reports 40% rise in pregnancy deaths during Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released this week showed that in 2021 during the ...


San Francisco area to end installing gas appliances in 2027

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Demands by environmentalists have resulted in the passing of rules in which natural gas-powered furnaces and water ...


US will seek jail sentence for Chinese businessman Guo Wengui

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US government has charged exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui with being the mastermind behind a complex conspiracy ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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