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New electric car factory in Beijing targets 300,000 cars annually

BEIJING, China: Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has signed a cooperation agreement to build an electric auto assembly plant in Beijing ...


Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...


8 dead, 5 injured after fire breaks out at Mingtai Power Plant in China

Beijing [China], December 6 (ANI): At least eight people died and five were injured after a fire broke out at ...


Chinese experts help train Cambodian students on banana production

© Provided by Xinhua Lectured via video link by professors and technicians of the Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences ...


China reports 61 new COVID-19 cases

Beijing [China], December 6 (ANI): At least 61 new cases of COVID-19 were reported from the Chinese mainland on Sunday, ...


China-donated humanitarian aid arrives in Afghanistan: official

© Provided by Xinhua MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Some 500 tons of food and clothing donated by China ...


US likely to announce diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

Washington [US], December 6 (ANI): The Biden administration is expected to announce this week that no US government officials will ...


China-Singapore cooperation creates stages for talents in SW China

© Provided by Xinhua CHONGQING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Thanks to the deepening cooperation between China and Singapore over the ...


Anti-NATO French presidential candidate attacked at 1st rally

A man lunged at French far-right presidential hopeful Eric Zemmour, grabbing him by the neck as the former was about ...


80 years on, the attack on Pearl Harbour offers lessons for today

"Pacific Ablaze" read Australian papers on December 8 1941, as the world learned about the monumental events that unfolded only ...


Russia's approach towards India remains unchanged, has been helping us tremendously: Ex diplomat

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Emphasising that Russia has not changed its approach towards India, unlike the Western superpower, ...


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Pakistani hackers targeting Indian, Afghan government, military officials: Report

New Delhi [India], December 04 (ANI): A report by thehackernews.com has revealed that Pakistani hackers are targeting the Indian and ...

Pankaj Tripathi of Vernost Marketing Technology takes ownership of Lanka Premier League (LPL) Kandy franchise

Colombo (Colombo) [Sri Lanka]/Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 3 (ANI/PR Newswire): The Lanka Premier League (LPL) Kandy-based franchise has new owners ...

US to pay Bezos to colonize space

American space agency NASA has allocated over $415 million to three US companies, including Jeff Bezos? Blue Origin, to design ...

The Open Group organizes sensitization session on ISO/IEC 20243-2018 (O-TTPS) for Government Organizations in India

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 3 (ANI/BusinessWire India):In continuation to The Open Group ongoing endeavor in building awareness and adoption of ...

Didi Global Plans to Delist from New York, Seek Listing in Hong Kong

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG - Ride-hailing giant Didi Global said Friday it will delist from the New York Stock Exchange and pursue ...

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying 48 Starlink Internet, two BlackSky satellites

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI/Sputnik): Elon Musk's aerospace company SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 48 Starlink internet ...

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Western allies outline new sanctions on Belarus over migrants

LONDON, England: The United States, United Kingdom, European Union, and Canada have agreed to tackle the ongoing migrant crisis on ...

African white rhinos flown to Rwanda to evade poachers

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda: Thirty white rhinos from South Africa were flown by conservationists to Akagera National Park in Rwanda, ...

Mexican gang crashes into prison, flees with nine inmates

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: A Mexican gang crashed vehicles into a Mexican jail this week, in a successful bid to free ...

Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

Robot company will pay $200,000 for human faces for use on robots

PERM KRAI, Russia: Tech company Promobot is planning the launch of a new line of human-looking robots, but first they ...

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US saw only 210,000 hired in November, falls short of expectations

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a reversal of the predictions of expected job growth issued by economists, U.S. employers hired only 210,000 ...


Dollar Tree raises prices to $1.25 in first price increase in 35 years

CHESAPEAKE, Virginia: Discount retail chain Dollar Tree said it will raise its prices from $1 to $1.25 for most of ...


GM cathode battery plant seeks to lower cost of electric car batteries

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced that it will construct a new cathode factory in North America for its electric ...


Capital One takes lead among major bank by ending overdraft fees

MCLEAN, Virginia: Capital One bank has announced plans to cancel overdraft fees early next year, and becoming the largest bank ...


BMW new XM hybrid concept vehicle to begin production in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: Automaker BMW has announced the launch of its new concept plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, the first M class ...


To end chip shortage, build U.S. factories, says White House

DETROIT, Michigan: Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo visited Detroit to highlight the urgent need to manufacture semiconductor chips in the United ...


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