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SP cuts India's growth forecast by 30 bps to 7 pc for 2022-23

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): SP Global Ratings on Monday cut India's economic growth forecast for the current fiscal ...


China boosting capabilities for 'grey zone' operations to exert stress on opponents: Report

Tokyo [Japan], November 28 (ANI): Beijing is looking to "create grey zone" operations continuously to exert stress on opponents because ...


Chiang Kai-shek's great-grandson wins key Taiwan election

The new star of the nationalist Kuomintang party has become the youngest mayor in Taipei's historyThe great-grandson of Taiwan's former ...


IBA Youth Boxing C'ships: Vishwanath, Vanshaj, Devika clinch gold medals

New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI): Living up to their favourites tag, young Indian star boxers Vishwanath Suresh, Vanshaj and ...


JCB supports fireworks at Star Island event in Singapore

Singapore, November 26 (ANI): Singapore's countdown event "Star Island" was being canceled due to Covid-19 for the last three years, ...


UAE stands in solidarity with Philippines and offers condolences to flood and landslides victims

ABU DHABI, 30th October, 2022 (WAM) - The UAE has expressed its sincere condolences and solidarity with the Republic of ...


Anwar Ibrahim: From political prisoner to Malaysian PM

Anwar Ibrahim finally realised his over-two-decade dream of becoming Malaysia's prime minister on Thursday following a tortuous detour in the ...


Asian country stresses neutrality after US defense talks

Indonesia's military chief has pointed out that the Southeast Asian nation seeks to maintain good relations with all major powers ...


Philippines logs 1,083 new COVID-19 cases, 14 more deaths

MANILA, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported 1,083 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, pushing the number of confirmed cases ...


Philippines' dengue death toll climbs to 642 in 2022

MANILA, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines' health department said Monday that deaths from dengue fever have climbed to 642 ...


Philippines logs 1,326 new COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths

MANILA, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported 1,326 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, pushing the number of confirmed cases ...


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UN: China should release all Xinjiang detainees

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A United Nations committee has urged China to release Uyghurs held in detention facilities in ...

Rare workers' protest seen at Foxconn's China iPhone factory

BEIJING, China: Social media posts have shown hundreds of workers protesting against a plan to delay bonus payments at Foxconn's ...

VP Harris' visit is signal to China of US support for South China Sea

MANILA, Philippines: During a visit to the Philippines, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will demonstrate America's commitment to defending its ...

Freed US-Myanmar citizen says, "I'm free, Myanmar is not"

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Four foreigners among the thousands of people imprisoned by Myanmar's military following its February 2021 coup have ...

As Covid surges, residents in Beijing's Chaoyang district to stay home

BEIJING, China: Officials from Beijing's most populous district, Chaoyang, have urged residents to remain at home as the city is ...

China censors reference to protest code words, demonstration hotspots like Xinjiang

Taipei [Taiwan], November 28 (ANI): Chinese censors are scrambling to scrub references to protest code words and demonstration hotspots like ...

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Holiday iPhone shipments threatened by unrest at Foxconn plant

TAIPEI, Taiwan: After thousands of employees quit, Foxconn's flagship Zhengzhou iPhone plant in China anticipates a reduction in November shipments, ...

Stocks markets across Asia Pacific rattled by protests in China

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Widespread protests sweeping through a number of cities in China sent jitters through Asian stock markets ...

US targets Huawei, ZTE technology, bans all imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. is banning the importation of all communications equipment made by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE, citing ...

US smartphones record 48% of $9 billion online sales on Black Friday

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Just-released sales results show U.S. consumers spent a record $9.12 billion in online purchases during ...

Workers to decide on joining union at new Ohio auto battery plant

WARREN, Ohio: Next month, workers at a General Motors-LG Energy battery cell manufacturing plant in Ohio will decide whether to ...

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King could step in if Malaysia parliament cannot choose leader

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: As support for a conservative Islamic alliance prevented major coalitions from winning a simple majority in its ...


Six feet of snow falls in western New York for first storm of year

BUFFALO, New York: Just ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday week, western New York state was hit by a snowstorm, ...


After 73 years, Biden tells Palestinians to wait until conditions are right

NEW YORK CITY: Granting Palestine full state membership status at the UN would be a "practical" step that could preserve ...


Naomi Biden, granddaughter of president, married at White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: Naomi Biden, the 28-year-old granddaughter of U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, was married on ...


Scores dead after 5.6 magnitude quake rocks Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The casualty toll in Monday's magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Indonesia keeps rising.At the latest count on Tuesday, ...


US to remove dams on west coast river to protect endangered salmon

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the largest dam removal undertaking in U.S. history, a U.S. agency last week approved the decommissioning of ...


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