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Facebook Oversight Board Announces First Six Cases

Facebook's oversight board has announced the first cases it's going to examine to determine if it will overturn the social ...


DILG recommends streamlining protocols during typhoon

QUEZON CITY, Nov. 30 (PIA) -- The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) recommended streamlining protocols on the release ...


DILG: 'Operation Listo' in disaster response, saves lives

QUEZON CITY, Nov. 30 ( PIA) - The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) attributed the low casualties ...


Malaysia reports 851 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 851 new COVID-19 infections, the health ministry said on Wednesday, bringing the ...


Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, Dec. 2

KUALA LUMPUR -- Closer cooperation among Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China, fostered by the Belt and Road ...


Market exchange rates in China -- Dec. 2

BEIJING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


Live COVID-19 updates: Africa's cases pass 2.17 mln mark

BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...


Live COVID-19 updates: Russia registers 26,402 new COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...


Malaysia reports 1,472 new COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 1,472 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the national total to ...


Malaysia's manufacturing sector recovery moderates further in November

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The recovery in the Malaysian manufacturing sector continued to lose momentum midway through the ...


Brunei reports new imported COVID-19 case, 151 in total

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Brunei reported one new imported case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the national ...


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People magazine reveals 'People of the Year'

A celebration of 2020? Many might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to what has ...

Investigation in U.S. mounted into bribery for pardons claims

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a potential crime involving bribery and presidential pardons, according to court documents unsealed ...

Barr says no evidence of fraud changing election result

WASHINGTON, DC - Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud ...

Attack on farms in Nigerian village leaves 110 farmers dead

At least 110 people are feared dead in a weekend attack on farmers in the northeast part of Nigeria blamed ...

India slams Pak for violating UN resolution

New York [US], December 3 (ANI): India on Wednesday slammed Pakistan for violating the resolution on Culture of Peace passed ...

Pro Uyghurs body says Beijing engages in systematic campaig

Munich [Germany], December 3 (ANI): Refuting the claims made by the Chinese Mission to the United Nations, a pro-Uyghurs body ...

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U.S. stocks range-bound as dollar takes another dip

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street had a less than an impressive day on Wednesday despite efforts in the ...

Clinical research firm with Irish base prepares for Covid-19 vaccines

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences ...

Asian stocks spend day going nowhere, pressure on greenback heats up

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia took a breather on Wednesday, with moves in either direction unremarkable.Markets globally have ...

Powell concerned about rising Covid-19 cases as U.S. economy moderates

WASHINGTON, DC, (Xinhua) -- U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that economic activity has continued to recover from ...

Stocks in Asia revive, Nikkei 225 jumps 354 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia bounced back on Tuesday, a day after stocks across the world tumbled.Good gains ...

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India slams Pak for violating UN resolution

New York [US], December 3 (ANI): India on Wednesday slammed Pakistan for violating the resolution on Culture of Peace passed ...


ILO: COVID-19 Drives Wages Down and Increases Inequality

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - The International Labor Organization says wages plunged during the first six months of the year due to ...


Biden Meeting with US Workers, Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is meeting virtually Wednesday with American small business owners and workers who have been ...


World Rugby chief Brett Gosper to switch to NFL role

World Rugby chief Brett Gosper is to step down in January to take up a new role as head of ...


US Hails Much-Awaited Breakthrough in Afghan Peace Talks

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Delegates of warring sides in Afghanistan announced Wednesday they had agreed on a framework for their peace ...


Ashalata hails AIFF's effort in promoting women's football

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): India team captain Ashalata Devi feels women's football in the country has come a ...


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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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