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Amid surge, Thailand opens first Covid airport hospital in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand has opened an 1,800 bed field hospital for Covid patients in a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don ...


Tokyo Olympics: Satish Kumar bows out in QFs

Tokyo [Japan], August 1 (ANI): India boxer Satish Kumar bowed out of the Tokyo Olympics after losing against Uzbekistan's Bakhodir ...


6 Pakistani men sentenced to life for murdering 20-year-old

Batley [UK], August 1 (ANI): Six Pakistani men were sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering a 20-year-old man and attacking ...


Thais lending helping hand to those struggling under pandemic

© Provided by Xinhua In July, with the help of the main kitchen in the temple and several other small ...


Asia Album: Nice to see you again -- zoo reopens in Sri Lanka

© Provided by Xinhua COLOMBO, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Dehiwala Zoo in Sri Lanka's Colombo reopened to the public ...


First goods train on revived Haldibari-Chilahati rail link

Alipurduar (West Bengal) [India], August 1 (ANI): The first goods train carrying stone chips to Bangladesh through the revived Haldibari-Chilahati ...


2 Pakistan soldiers killed, 9 injured in terror attacks

North Waziristan [Pakistan], August 1 (ANI): Two Pakistani soldiers were killed and nine others wounded in attacks by terrorists on ...


WI vs PAK, 2nd T20I: Hafeez, Babar shine for visitors

Georgetown [Guyana], August 1 (ANI): Half-century from Pakistan captain Babar Azam and skillful bowling by off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez guided visitors ...


China, Thailand support each other in fighting COVID-19: Thai deputy PM

© Provided by Xinhua "With the good cooperation that we have had with each other, we will continue to help ...


Inoculation suspended after chaos at Karachi

Karachi [Pakistan], August 1 (ANI): The vaccination process was reportedly stopped at Karachi Expo Centre following chaos after hundreds of ...


Sugar-laden truck fell into sea at Karachi port

Karachi [Pakistan], August 1 (ANI): A container truck carrying 780 sugar bags fell into the sea at Karachi port after ...


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Chinese threats push forward discussions on U.S.-Vietnam ties

HANOI, Vietnam: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with government officials in Vietnam on Thursday to discuss deepening security in ...

Calif. desalination plant to begin construction in 2022

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California: In a bid to develop a major source of water for drinking and irrigation, California appears poised ...

Amid surge, Thailand opens first Covid airport hospital in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand has opened an 1,800 bed field hospital for Covid patients in a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don ...

Gambling on regaining majority, Canada's Trudeau to hold elections

OTTAWA, Canada: Reports from Canada say Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will schedule snap elections in September, two years ahead ...

20-year old youth shot deal by Israeli soldiers during teen's funeral

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 20-year old Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli army soldiers on Thursday as he attended ...

Jump in Covid variant forces U.S. to keep borders closed to visitors

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Due to the spread of the Covid Delta variant, the United States will not lift the existing travel ...

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Chinese threats push forward discussions on U.S.-Vietnam ties

HANOI, Vietnam: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with government officials in Vietnam on Thursday to discuss deepening security in ...

Amid surge, Thailand opens first Covid airport hospital in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand has opened an 1,800 bed field hospital for Covid patients in a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don ...

Blinken meets representative of Tibet government in exile in India

NEW DELHI, India: China is expected to deliver an angry response to a meeting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

Hong Kong man found guilty under HK security law, 115 others charged

HONG KONG: Hong Kong has convicted the first person for terrorism and inciting secession, as defined by its new national ...

Aussie troops to bolster NSW police enforcement of Covid restrictions

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Hundreds of Australian Army soldiers are to be deployed to the streets of Sydney in a ...

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UPS shares fall to lowest in 3 months as e-commerce declines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Shares of United Parcel Service (UPS) fell to its lowest in three months on July ...


Worldwide semiconductor chip shortage to hit manufacturing of iPhones

CUPERTINO, California: Apple Inc said this week that the global chip shortage could soon affect iPhone production, with declining revenue ...


Walmart to pay for employees' college tuition, cost of books

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: Retailer Walmart, the largest private employer in the U.S., has announced it will cover the full cost of ...


U.S. stocks slip on Amazon revenue forecasts

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell across the board on Friday with Amazon a stand-out for sellers. The ...


Amazon says it will not accept bitcoin for online payments

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com denied media reports on July 26 that the company was considering accepting bitcoins as a form of ...


In major move, Intel to build Qualcomm chips, full production by 2025

SANTA CLARA, California: Hoping to regain its lead by 2025 and catch up to rivals, such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ...


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