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Continuous hiring to fill up 50,000 slots for contact tracers adopted

CALOOCAN CITY, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has adopted a continuous recruitment ...


PCOO chief lauds Tacloban's efforts in fight against Covid-19

TACLOBAN CITY, September 22 (PIA) -- Secretary Martin Andanar of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) congratulated Tacloban City Mayor ...


Malaysian meth courier jailed for 7 years

A 39-year-old Malaysian national has been jailed for seven years, after an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation into the importation ...


Brunei national carrier lays off foreign pilots: report

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Foreign pilots at Royal Brunei Airlines (RB), Brunei's national carrier, have been retrenched ...


Malaysia reports 111 more COVID-19 cases, new cluster detected

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 111 new COVID-19 infections, the health ministry said on Friday, bringing the ...


Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 25

BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, Sept. 24

BEIRUT -- Lebanon's chairman of the parliament's public works and transport committee Nazih Najem said Thursday that there are 49 ...


Malaysia reports 71 new COVID-19 cases, 10,576 in total

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 71 new COVID-19 infections, the health ministry said on Thursday, bringing the ...


Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 24

BEIJING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


AirAsia adding services in super app

AirAsia Group announced on Thursday it is building a super app off its existing mobile application and website to provide ...


Ahmad Maslan withdraws appeal to junk money laundering and false statement charges

Ahmad Maslan withdraws appeal to junk money laundering and false statement charges Malay Mail ...


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Trump running into legal hurdles over attempt to ban TikTok

WASHINGTON, DC, September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): A U.S. federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to postpone its ban on downloads ...

White House tightens screws on Havana, reimposes restrictions

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States on Wednesday announced new sanctions against Cuba, aimed at further denying sources of revenue ...

Asteroid size of a bus comes close to Earth

Scientists at the U.S. space agency NASA say a small asteroid - roughly the size of a bus - passed ...

One of New York's finest accused of spying for China

NEW YORK, New York - An ethnic Tibetan New York City police officer and U.S. Army reservist was unmasked this ...

Why Biden should not pick Michele Flournoy as defense secretary

If the Democrats manage to push Joe Biden over the finish line in November's election, he will find himself presiding ...

Life could be habitable underground on Mars, scientsts say

MASSACHUSETTS, September 23 (ANI): Recent science missions and results are bringing the search for a life closer to home, and ...

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Boeing caps big week with $2.24 billion small diameter bombs contract

CHICAGO, Illinois - Boeing is to provide small diameter bombs for sale to Australia, Belgium, Israel, Japan, South Korea, the ...

Stocks in Asia steady, modest gains in Japan, Australia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were generally stronger on Friday, at least in Japan and Australia."What we've seen ...

European Union takes steps to boost international role of euro

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission on Thursday unveiled plans to expand the European Union's (EU) Capital ...

Wall Street's Robinhood traders come up for air

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks managed modest gains on Thursday as lawmakers again went to work on a ...

UK restaurants and pubs brace for fallout from new restrictions

LONDON, UK - Britain became the latest European country to impose restrictions on socializing Wednesday following a sharp rise in ...

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One of New York's finest accused of spying for China

NEW YORK, New York - An ethnic Tibetan New York City police officer and U.S. Army reservist was unmasked this ...


Ultimate goal of Chinese government is to eliminate Uyghurs

Oslo [Norway], September 25 (ANI): The ultimate goal of the Chinese government is to completely eliminate the culture, language and ...


2020 International Emmy Awards nominees span 20 Countries

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on Thursday announced the nominations for ...


Gurpreet, Sanju declared winners of AIFF Player of the Year Awards

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): Indian football team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and midfielder Sanju are the winners of ...


Equity indices close over 2 pc higher, IT and auto stocks lead

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 25 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed over 2 per cent higher on Friday on the back ...


Mahindra Mahindra increases stake in Sampo Rosenlew to 74.97 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 25 (ANI): MahindraMahindra has raised its shareholding in Finland-based Sampo Rosenlew Oy to 74.97 per cent. ...


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