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Last year 53.6 million metric tons of e-waste was generated globally

One of the lessons the current coronavirus pandemic has taught us is that we depend on electronic devices more than ...

Philippine government to offer jobs at home for returning Filipinos

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines July 5 (PIA) - The returning Filipinos who arrived Sunday in the city from Sabah in Malaysia ...

India, China Begin Pulling Back Troops from Disputed Border

NEW DELHI - In the first sign that India and China are deescalating tensions along their disputed border, both sides ...

Asian Markets Retreat Tuesday

A surge of new COVID-19 cases around the world sent global markets into a slump Tuesday.The FTSE in London is ...

Equity indices volatile, Bajaj Finance gains 7.7 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 7 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices bounced between gains and losses on Tuesday but closed marginally higher ...

DFA: 31 countries lift travel restrictions for Filipinos

MANILA, July 6 (PIA) -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), in the updated infographics on Travel Restrictions, confirms lifting ...

Act East Policy has shifted India's geostrategic posture

Amsterdam [Netherlands], July 7 ( ANI): The Act East Policy (AEP) devised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a regional ...

LT Infrastructure Finance closes $100 million ECB from AIIB

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 7 (ANI): LT Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (LTIF) has received the first tranche of 50 million ...

TikTok, Zoom to exit from 'new' Hong Kong

Hong Kong, June 7 (ANI): With China continuing to strangle Hong Kongers' of their freedom of speech and expression, TikTok ...

Equity indices flat but IT, auto stocks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 7 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were subdued during early hours on Tuesday in lacklustre trading amid ...

Asia Album: Singapore Zoo reopens to public

Visitors wearing face masks feed a giraffe in the Singapore Zoo on July 6, 2020. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)SINGAPORE, ...

Asia Album: Welcome back! Schools reopen with caution in Sri Lanka

Students wear face masks in a classroom of a school in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on July 6, 2020. (Photo by ...

Quezon strengthens agriculture to serve as Calabarzon's food market

BAY, Laguna, Hulyo 7 (PIA) - Even amid the pandemic, the Provincial Government of Quezon steps up in strengthening its ...

US Judge Rules in Favor of CEO of US Agency for Global Media

A U.S. federal judge has ruled in favor of Michael Pack, the chief executive of the U.S. Agency for Global ...

Progress in AIDS/HIV Fight Uneven, UN Says

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations says global HIV/AIDS targets for 2020 will not be met, and that some progress ...

Taiwan-China Diplomatic Competition Comes to Somaliland

Somaliland, a self-declared independent region of Somalia in east Africa, has formally recognized Taiwan, another government that lacks United Nations ...

Pakistan Rolls Out First Locally Produced Ventilators

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has rolled out its first ever locally produced ventilators for deployment at hospitals treating coronavirus patients as ...

Thailand Still Tepid on Tourists as Virus Fears Linger

KUALA LUMPUR - Economists and industry insiders predict a slow rebound for Thailand's all-important tourism sector as one of the ...

Chinese business briefing: Getting back on track

A Kazakh bureaucrat sifting through the heaps of dire economic news these days would be rewarded by a glance at ...

Sensex jumps 466 points on global cues, auto and metal stocks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 6 (ANI): Equity indices traded with a positive bias throughout Monday's session amid a strong rally ...

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Hong Kong markets lose ground, rest of Asia closes mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Tuesday.China's big run on Monday sapped its market, however the Shanghai ...

Big move in electric rickshaw industry, Ampere swoops on Bestway

Ampere Vehicles is acquiring Noida based E-3Wheeler company, Bestway Agencies Pvt. Ltd. (BAPL), which sells e-Rickshaws under the ELE brand. ...

Strong gains on U.S. stock markets, technology shares do best

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hit the road running on Monday starting the week off with appreciable gains ...

Last year 53.6 million metric tons of e-waste was generated globally

One of the lessons the current coronavirus pandemic has taught us is that we depend on electronic devices more than ...

Demand for oil may have peaked

PARIS, France - Although crude prices have rebounded from coronavirus crisis lows, oil executives and experts are starting to ask ...

Nationalism an earth-shattering trend in shaping economies of future

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers has recently conceded: "In general, economic thinking has privileged efficiency over resilience, and it ...

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