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Pakistan opens first metro line after years of delays

Pakistan's first metro line began operations Monday in the eastern city of Lahore following years of delays, in a country ...

Jacob's Creek Joins Hands with Wedding Exhibition 'Bridal Asia'

New Delhi [India], Oct 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): For the first time since its launch in India, Jacob's Creek, the famed wine ...

IOC President Thomas Bach receives Seoul Peace Prize

Lausanne [Switzerland], October 26 (ANI): International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach received the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize on Monday. ...

UFC Khabib's last outing too hot for Tajikistan

Mixed Martial Arts champion Khabib Nurmagomedov bowed out of top-level fighting undefeated last week, but his diehard fans in Tajikistan ...

European Markets Nosedive Monday as Global Coronavirus Cases Rise

European markets were falling Monday as investors appeared increasingly uncertain about the outlook of the global economy due to a ...

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas aligns with the 'Future of Work'

New Delhi/Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM), India's leading law firm, announced the adoption of a ...

China ominously ups the rhetorical ante for war

Hong Kong, October 26 (ANI): During 70th anniversary commemorations of China's entry into the Korean War on 19 October 1950, ...

New York honors Punjabi community, co-names street as Punjab Avenue

New York [US], October 26 (ANI): The day October 23, 2020, would go down as one of the most significant ...

The most frost-resistant horses live in Russia's Yakutia

Travel Oct 26 2020 Anna Sorokina Legion Media The unique breed lives only in this cold region and feels fine ...

Tokyo stocks close lower on virus fears

Tokyo stocks closed lower on Monday over worries about coronavirus cases spiking in Europe and more countries imposing new measures ...

Asian markets mixed as US stimulus remains elusive

Asian markets mostly fell Monday with traders increasingly pessimistic that US lawmakers will pass a new stimulus package before next ...

Legarda: COVID-19 recovery packages must be climate adaptive

CALOOCAN CITY, Oct. 26 (PIA) -- House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda has welcomed the leadership of the Global Center on ...

Singapore targets more FTAs to help economy recover from COVID

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, October 26 (ANI): Singapore must continue with its strategy of global integration underpinned by free trade ...

Vasily Vereshchagin: The artist who painted the true face of war

Culture Oct 26 2020 Boris Egorov Legion Media; Public Domain Vasily Vereshchagin's war paintings depict not only the glory of ...

Asia Album: Apple harvest season in Pakistan

A man harvests apples in Skardu in Pakistan's northern Gilgit-Baltistan region on Oct. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Ahmad Kamal)LAHORE, Pakistan, Oct. 26 ...

Interview: CIIE bolsters popularity of Chilean wine

People taste wines at the Chile pavilion during the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, east China, Nov. ...

Jack Ma blasts global financial regulators' curbs on innovation

Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma criticized global financial regulations for stifling innovation and urged China to seek a system that ...

Differently-abled athletes gear-up for national, international games

QUEZON CITY, Oct. 25 (PIA) - Athletes with disabilities are gearing-up for both the national and international games next year ...

Kamala Harris brings energy to Biden's restrained campaign

As she speaks to cheering crowds, drops in to neighborhood coffee shops or pays "surprise" visits to college students, 56-year-old ...

Ally McDonald clings to 1-shot LPGA lead

Ally McDonald, hoping to win her first LPGA title, fired a three-under par 69 for a one-stroke lead after Saturday's ...

Australia to shift its naval presence to Asia-Pacific

Canberra [Australia], October 24 (ANI): Amid growing Chinese aggression in the Indo-Pacific region, Australia has now announced its decision to ...

Lee Kun-Hee, Force Behind Samsung's Rise, Dies at 78

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Lee Kun-hee, the ailing Samsung Electronics chairman who transformed the small television maker into a global ...

'Murder Hornet' Nest Vacuumed Out of Washington Tree

A team of entomologists in full-body protective gear vacuumed Asian giant hornets out of a tree in Washington state on ...

Asia Album: Dating with fish in Thailand's largest aquarium

A staff member patrols at Aquaria Phuket in Phuket, Thailand, Oct. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Keren)BANGKOK, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- Aquaria ...

Asia Album: Old-school shawl-making in Pakistan

A man works at a traditional shawl factory on the outskirts of northwest Pakistan's Peshawar on Oct. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Saeed ...

Filipinos brace for party-less Christmas amid COVID-19 pandemic

Visitors wearing protective masks take a stroll inside the Enchanted Kingdom amusement park in Laguna Province, the Philippines, on Oct. ...

LandBank to issue P3-B Sustainability Bonds

CALOOCAN CITY, Oct. 25 (PIA) -- State-run Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) is set to issue its first-ever Sustainability ...

Kyrgyzstan Schedules Early Presidential Election For January 10

BISHKEK -- The press service for Kyrgyzstan's Central Election Commission (BShK) says an early presidential election has been scheduled to ...

Afghan road bomb kills nine civilians: officials

A roadside bomb tore through a passenger bus east of the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing nine civilians, officials said, ...

Ishant Sharma likely to be fit for Adelaide Test

6:47 AM ETInjured fast bowler Ishant Sharma is likely to be fit for India's first Test of the Australia tour ...

Mohammad Reza Azadi Joins Panetolikos

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian forward Mohammad Reza Azadi joined Greek football team Panetolikos. - Sports news - The 21-year-old player ...

Asian American advocacy groups extend community services in New York

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- New York-based Asian American advocacy groups have expanded their operation coverage by setting up ...

Shanghai foreign trade grows strongly in September

SHANGHAI, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai's foreign trade grew rapidly in September, boosted by robust growth in imports as China's ...

China-Mongolia trade to benefit from Mongolia's APTA membership

BEIJING, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- China and Mongolia are expecting lower tariffs in bilateral trade after Mongolia's recent accession to ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Oct. 26

HONG KONG -- Ant Group, the parent company of China's leading mobile-payment business Alipay, announced its initial public offering (IPO) ...

China-ASEAN Cultural Forum to be held in South China's Guangxi

NANNING, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- The 15th China-ASEAN Cultural Forum will kick off on Dec. 8 in the city of ...

COVID-19 leads to loss of 300,000 jobs in Cambodia: PM

PHNOM PENH, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that the impact of ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, Oct. 26

KUALA LUMPUR -- The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting will be held virtually on Nov. 20, the Malaysian ...

13 missing as Typhoon Molave pounds the Philippines

MANILA, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Thirteen people are missing as Typhoon Molave battered the Philippines, triggering flooding, tearing off roofs, ...

APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting to be held virtually in November

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting will be held virtually on Nov. ...

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U.S. stocks shatter as Covid-19 deaths in America top 225,000

NEW YORK, New York, Oct. 26 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- Wall Street's major averages closed sharply lower on Monday as ...

UK needs to decide between bargaining power and negotiation strategy

LONDON, UK - Reaching an agreement in trade deals is, in the best of times, a long process. There are ...

Hong Kong's Hang Seng only glimmer of light on Asian markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were limp on Monday, although the Hong Kong market showed some life.In Tokyo, ...

Citroen India to open fifteen showrooms across country in first phase

Earlier this year in February, the first photos of a Citroen showroom in India were posted. This Citroen showroom was ...

Foreign exchange reserves in Kenya tumbled $615 million in past month

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's foreign exchange reserves have declined by 66.4 billion shillings (about $615 million) in ...

Ireland's trade surplus with China skyrockets in 2020

DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- In the first eight months of this year, Ireland's goods trade surplus with China ...

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