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World Bank: Indian migrant workers from Singapore, other countries send home record USD100 billion in 2022

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, December 5 (ANI): A World Bank report published last week revealed that remittance flows to India ...


FIFA WC: Mbappe's brace helps France trounce Poland 3-1 to reach QFs

Al Thumama [Qatar], December 5 (ANI): Defending champions France stormed into the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup as star ...


China-funded bridge to raze coral reef in southern Philippines: Report

Singapore, December 2 (ANI): A coral reef ecosystem in the southern Philippines is under threat from a China-funded bridge project ...


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 ...


Referee admits to cheating in Manny Pacquiao title fight (VIDEO)

Carlos Padilla has admitted to influencing the outcome of a WBC bout Retired boxing referee Carlos Padilla has admitted to ...


Philippines logs 883 new COVID-19 cases, 20 more deaths

MANILA, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported 883 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, bringing the number of confirmed cases ...


World Bank hikes Philippines' 2022 GDP forecast to 7.2 pct

MANILA, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Driven by the release of pent-up demand from consumers, the Philippines' economy is projected to ...


ADB to support vocational education in Philippines

MANILA, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday said it has approved a 100 million U.S. ...


Philippine inflation rate accelerates to 8 pct in November

MANILA, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Year-on-year inflation rate in the Philippines accelerated to 8 percent in November from 7.7 percent ...


Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Dec. 5

MANILA -- The Philippine Senate and House of Representatives on Monday ratified the proposed 5.268 trillion pesos (about 94 billion ...


Philippine lawmakers ratify 2023 budget bill

MANILA, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine Senate and House of Representatives on Monday ratified the proposed 5.268 trillion pesos ...


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Recovery in travel industry helps AirAsia limit 3rd quarter losses

SINGAPORE: Benefiting from a strong rebound in travel and the easing of pandemic-related restrictions in Southeast Asia, the parent company ...

Survey: Japanese manufacturing contracts for first time in 2 years

TOKYO, Japan: The results of a survey released this week showed that Japan's manufacturing activity contracted for the first time ...

China will have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035, Pentagon warns

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to a Pentagon report, if China continues with its current nuclear buildup pace, it could have a ...

China seeks to dominate space, warns US general

SYDNEY, Australia: Lt. General Nina Armagno of the U.S. Space Force has said that rapid advancements in China's military capabilities ...

Citing lessening risks, Australia lowers threat levels

SYDNEY, Australia: For the first time in eight years, Australia lowered its terrorism threat level from "probable" to "possible," due ...

Saudi State Media: China's Xi to Visit Saudi Arabia on Wednesday

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for a three-day visit, his ...

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United, Boeing in discussions for 'major' purchase of 787s

CHICAGO, Illinois: Reuters has reported that United Airlines and Boeing are close to reaching agreement for placing a major 787 ...

Recovery in travel industry helps AirAsia limit 3rd quarter losses

SINGAPORE: Benefiting from a strong rebound in travel and the easing of pandemic-related restrictions in Southeast Asia, the parent company ...

U.S., stock markets kick off new week with significant losses

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks decelerated sharply on Monday in an ominous start to a new week. Bond ...

2022 will see historic high farm incomes in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that as producers are benefitting from high global grain and oilseed demand ...

Pfizer to spend $2.5 bln to expand Belgium, Irish factories

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Pfizer is set to invest more than $2.5 billion in its drug manufacturing operations in ...

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Bahrain's foreign minister praises Benjamin Netanyahu

King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa greets Israeli President Isaac Herzog in the Manama capital of Bahrain on ...


More woes for UK as ambulance workers vote for strike

LONDON, England: Thousands of UK ambulance workers, represented by three different trade unions, voted to go out on strike in ...


US: reject cable to Cuba to connect voice, internet

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. government committee has urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny an application to connect Cuba ...


UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...


Iran's morality police force disbanded in response to demonstrations

The country has been gripped by violent protests after the death of a woman who allegedly wore an "improper" hijab ...


Musk says Neuralink brain chip human trials to begin in 6 months

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has said that he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company, Neuralink, to begin ...


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