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China re-assessing labour policies amid shrinking population

Beijing [China], January 27 (ANI): As China's population is shrinking, Beijing is re-assessing the labour policies as shrunk labour is ...


Mideast in Pictures: Sculptures mirror China-Iran cultural exchanges

© Provided by Xinhua SHIRAZ, Iran, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Iranians visit a statue of Nanjing-born Chinese writer Cao Xueqin, ...


CELAC should consolidate integration, deepen ties with China, experts say

© Provided by Xinhua MEXICO CITY, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) should ...


Delhi Police busts fake jobs racket with links to China, Dubai

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Delhi Police has busted a fake job racket and arrested three people during the ...


China's Covid policy makes life tough for Tibetans: Report

Lhasa [Tibet], January 27 (ANI): The COVID-19 pandemic has made life tough for the Tibetans. The Chinese government's Covid policy ...


Road project delay by China causing casualties in Nepal: Report

Bhutwal [Nepal], January 27 (ANI): The road widening of the Butwal- Narayanghat section of the East-West Highway has made just ...


Fiji asks Chinese personnel to stop working with Fijian police force

Suva [Fiji], January 27 (ANI): There is no need for Chinese state security personnel to continue working with the Fiji ...


Russia releases latest forex reserve numbers

Holdings grew by more than $2.6 billion in a single week, according to the Central BankRussia continues to grow its ...


Biden Extends Program Allowing Hong Kongers to Stay in US

washington - The Biden administration on Thursday granted a two-year stay of deportation for Hong Kongers in the U.S. who ...


China holding back from taking relations further with Myanmar's junta: Report

Naypyidaw [Myanmar], January 27 (ANI): Continuing international isolation of the Myanmar's military regime including its inability to reduce armed opposition ...


Interpol delegation pays tribute at National Police Memorial in New Delhi

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): An Interpol delegation on Friday visited the National Police Memorial in New Delhi and ...


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Indian-American astronaut Chari nominated for US Air Force Brigadier General

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): Indian-American astronaut Raja Chari has been nominated by United States President Joe Biden for the ...

US Dismantles Ransomware Network Behind More Than $100M in Extortion

Washington - An international ransomware network that extorted more than $100 million from hospitals and other organizations around the world ...

What's effective altruism? A philosopher explains

Effective altruism is an intellectual and charitable movement that aspires to find the best ways to help others. People dedicated ...

Strikes: how rising household debt could slow industrial action this year

After decades of declining real wages and deteriorating working conditions, strike activity has spiked over the last year, particularly in ...

Microsoft services including Teams, Outlook face major outage

New Delhi [India], January 25 (ANI): American tech giant Microsoft's services including Teams, Outlook, Azure, and Microsoft 365, went down ...

ChatGPT: Chatbots can help us rediscover the rich history of dialogue

It is time to take human-AI dialogue seriously again. With the release of sophisticated chatbots like OpenAI's ChatGPT, effective human-AI ...

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France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...

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As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...


Recession fears fade as investors weigh into U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Recession fears faded on Wall Street Thursday as annualized 4th quarter GDP (gross domestic product) ...


Officials cautious as lower mortgage rates increases home buying

WASHINGTON D.C.: In December 2022, US existing home sales declined to a 12-year low, but lower mortgage rates raised cautious ...


South Korean exports fall 2.7% in first 20 days in January

SEOUL, South Korea: Korea Customs Service data released this week showed that South Korean exports for the first 20 days ...


Virginia expects 1,000 jobs as Amazon builds cloud computing center

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com's cloud services division, Amazon Web Services (AWS), has announced that it will expand its data centers in ...


U.S. stocks faint after bull goes into hiding

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks crumbled on Wednesday as the extended rally on Wall Street came to an ...


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