Tue, 26 Jan 2021

Farmers in India still at odds with government after 9 weeks

The massive campaign organized by India's farmers against laws to deregulate the agricultural sector has entered its ninth week. The ...

Pandemic-induced job losses at KLM likely to rise to 6,000

Dutch airline KLM is to lay off up to another 1,000 people, following the 5,000 job losses of last year.Like ...

60% of Albuquerque citizens rate quality of life as good or excellent

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Nearly 60 percent of residents rate Albuquerque's quality of life as excellent or good, according to ...

Wall Street closes mixed on fears of prolonged lockdowns

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks closed lower on Friday as fears of prolonged lockdowns due to the ...

IEA anticipates less oil demand in 2021

PARIS, France - The International Energy Agency (IEA) reduced its 2021 global oil forecast this week as fresh coronavirus lockdowns ...

China gradually opens its markets to Central Asia

China is opening its markets to Central Asia's fledgling food exporters, embarking on a new phase of economic engagement with ...

EU asks AstraZeneca on delay in COVID vaccine delivery

Brussels [Belgium], January 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The European Commission asks AstraZeneca to explain the delays in coronavirus vaccine deliveries, commission spokesmen ...

Investment in upskilling to boost global GDP by $6.5 trln

Geneva [Switzerland], Jan 25 (ANI): Accelerated investment in upskilling and reskilling of workers can add at least 6.5 trillion dollars ...

Kotak Mahindra Bank PAT up 16 pc for Q3 at Rs 1,854 cr

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 25 (ANI): Private sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank on Monday reported 16 per cent jump in ...

Most Asian markets rise with eyes on US stimulus push

Asian markets mostly rose Monday, rebounding from a sell-off at the end of last week.Hong Kong led the gains, rallying ...

India continues to see rebound in VC investment: KPMG

New Delhi [India], January 25 (ANI): India reported 294 venture capital deals valued at 3.16 billion dollars in Q4 2020 ...

BYC humanitarian assistance to reach 2,500 youth

MARAWI CITY, Jan. 25-Bangsamoro Youth Commission's (BYC) humanitarian assistance will reach 2,500 youth across the Bangsamoro region's five provinces and ...

Save the Children partners with Smart for children's learning access

ILIGAN CITY, Jan. 25 (PIA) - To sustain another year of inclusive learning, wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) ...

Kim earns victory at The American Express golf tournament

California [US], January 25 (ANI): Korea's Si Woo Kim claimed a dramatic one-shot victory over a fast-charging Patrick Cantlay at ...

Are India and Vietnam trade ties growing?

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, January 25 (ANI): As India and Vietnam compete to complement China as "factories of the world", ...

How will India be in 2030 - a new book charts the course

New Delhi [India], January 25 (ANI): India wants to be the third-largest economy in the world by the end of ...

Late birdies lift Kim Si-woo to PGA Tour win California desert

South Korean Kim Si-woo rolled in back-to-back birdies at 16 and 17 to overtake sizzling Patrick Cantlay and win the ...

Si Woo Kim edges Patrick Cantlay for win at La Quinta

Si Woo Kim shot an 8-under 64, just enough to hold off Patrick Cantlay's final-round charge and wrap up The ...

MisOr launches provincial agriculture complex

CLAVERIA, Misamis Oriental, Jan. 25 (PIA) -- A Provincial Agriculture Development Complex in Barangay Ane-i here has been launched on ...

Curb population growth to tackle climate change: now that's a tough ask

Population growth plays a role in environmental damage and climate change.But addressing climate change through either reducing or reversing growth ...

Anirban Lahiri to return to action next week

California [USA], January 24 (ANI): Anirban Lahiri will return to action next week but before that his fellow Asian professionals ...

Kim shares third-round lead in American Express tournament

California [US], January 24 (ANI): Korea's Si Woo Kim shot a 5-under 67 at The American Express goal tournament on ...

In Zimbabwe, coronavirus sick told to buy their own ventilators

Two decades of economic stagnation has left Zimbabwe with few resources to face an outbreak that's gaining momentum despite a ...

Tony Finau among three atop The American Express

Tony Finau overcame a double bogey to shoot a 5-under-par 67 on Saturday and grab a share of the 54-hole ...

India controlled by 'male chauvinist' RSS: Rahul Gandhi

Tiruppur (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 23 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) for its ...

Beijing's PM2.5 density drops 53 pct over past half decade

© Provided by Xinhua | Photo taken with a mobile phone shows a turret of the Palace Museum in Beijing, ...

Xbox Live Gold price hike withdrawn by Microsoft

Washington [US], January 23 (ANI): American multinational technology company Microsoft has now backtracked on its controversial Xbox Live Gold price ...

Vacancies rise as landlords battle rough rental market

Improved affordability, due to lower interest rates, has made buying property more attractive than renting.This is one of the reasons ...

More Pangasinan LGUs cited as most competitive nationwide

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan 23 (PIA) - More local government units (LGUs) in Pangasinan have made it to the Top 20 ...

Im shoots 65 to seize PGA lead in California desert

South Korea's Im Sung-jae, a Masters runner-up last year, fired a bogey-free seven-under par 65 to grab a one-stroke lead ...

Will Biden Reverse Trump's China Policies

China is gearing up to deal with a new U.S. administration after a particularly difficult year during which it suffered ...

Friday Round-Up: S Jamal Adams Eyes Comeback, Motivated For 2021

After sustaining numerous injuries during the 2020 regular season, Seahawks safety Jamal Adams is more motivated than ever for 2021. ...

Australia exists for the rich and powerful but that can change

Australia isn't for its people but for plutocrats: for the billionaires, the coal barons, the media oligarchs and the corrupt ...

How I Learned to Stop Loving the Bomb and Signed on to the TPNW

Growing up in America I loved the Atomic bomb. I was told by adults that the bomb loved me too ...

Politico: Bulgaria's Bumpy Road to Vaccination Targets

Given the snail's pace at which the health authorities in Bulgaria have been vaccinating against coronavirus recently, the European target ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Jan. 25

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

Tokyo stocks open flat on U.S. shares' drop, earnings hopes

TOKYO, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks opened flat Monday as investors sold following the Dow Jones Industrial Average's drop ...

Saudi Arabia to pump 40 bln USD annually in economy

RIYADH, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Saudi Arabia approved on Sunday the five-year strategy of the Public Investment Fund, including pumping ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, Jan. 24

LA PAZ -- The state-owned oil company Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) and its subsidiaries are planning an investment of ...

Weekly snapshot of China's local business news

BEIJING, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- The following are highlights of China's local business news from the past week. -- FAW, ...

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International drug lord compared to Pablo Escobar is finally caught

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - A Canadian man, one of the world's most wanted fugitives, has been arrested by the Central Unit ...

New advances in the detection of bias in face recognition

Washington [US], January 25 (ANI): A team from the Computer Vision Center (CVC) and the University of Barcelona has published ...

Study on COVID-19 warnings on Twitter before pandemic

Lucca [Italy], January 25 (ANI): A new study shows that posts revealing concern for 'pneumonia' circulated very early, suggesting social ...

Tanmaya Lal concurrently accredited Indian envoy to Latvia

New Delhi [India], January 25 (ANI): The present Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Sweden Tanmaya Lal has been ...

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 passports in Russia

One of Russia's regions has plans to issue COVID-19 "passports". What are they needed for and who can get them? ...

Dutch PM condemns "criminal violence" in anti-curfew riots

The Hague [Netherlands], January 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Outgoing Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday condemned the violence and riots in various ...

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