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Marcello Lippi named as China coach

Leeds [UK], May 24 (ANI): Chinese Football Association (CFA) on Friday appointed Marcello Lippi as their coach for the second ...


Philippine ?kamote? popular to early Chinese as survival food

BEIJING, China, May 24 (PIA) - Unknown to many, the Philippine kamote, also known as a poor man's crop, had ...


Visayas Minerals and Energy Summit opens in Iloilo City

ILOILO CITY, May 24 (PIA) -- Some 200 to 300 delegates across the country are attending the 9th Visayas Minerals ...


31 Manobos flee Haran, are back home

KAPALONG, Davao del Norte (PIA) -- Thirty-one members of the Ata-Manobo tribe who reportedly ran away from the Haran compound ...


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Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...

U.S. accused of reneging on agreements with China over trade

NEW YORK, New York - It was the United States that went back on previously reached trade agreements, and not ...

The history of China's Muslims and what's behind their persecution

Over 1 million Uighur Muslims are being held in detention centers in the far western province of Xinjiang, China.Uighur leaders ...

Sangakkara laments Sri Lanka's 'chaotic' CWC build-up

London - Sangakkara optimistic Sri Lanka will stage England series despite attacks"If it's a constant change and churn, where you're ...

CWC 2019 team profile: West Indies

Cape Town - The 2019 Cricket World Cup gets under way on Thursday, May 30 when the Proteas take on ...

Durban snubbed for England Test series

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Friday announced a bumper programme of home international fixtures for the 2019/20 ...

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U.S. dollar slips in Asian markets, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Equity markets across Asia stood still on Friday. The main action was in the foreign exchange market ...

Wall Street joins world markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, joining a global sell-off which saw equity markets around ...

Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...

Asian stocks fall across the board

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were lower across the board in Asia on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar gained new ground.Japan's ...

India gets 3/4 billion dollar loan for railways track electrification

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian government is borrowing $750 million equivalent in Indian Rupees, in what will be the ...

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U.S. president storms out of meeting in a rage

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump totally lost it on Wednesday.In a lengthy statement he derided Democrats, kept repeating ...


Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...


Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...


India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...


Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...


Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...


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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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