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Chinese solid waste imports down by nearly 50% this year

BEIJING, June 2 (Xinhua) -- China is now moving closer and vows to achieve its goal of halting all imports ...

German carmaker to expand investment in Chinese auto sector

HEFEI, June 2 (Xinhua) -- German carmaker Volkswagen has announced plans to invest 2.1 billion euros (about 2.3 billion U.S. ...

New plant for health and wellness products to open near Cork City

CO CORK, Ireland - A U.S. manufacturer of essential oils, health and wellness products is developing a manufacturing plant near ...

Dubai getting back to business after lengthy break

DUBAI, UAE - Malls throughout Dubai are slowly building their business after being dormant for some weeks due to the ...

Centuries of belief lost as News Corp newspapers close

News Corp's closing of its community and regional papers, with few remaining and others online-only, cancels centuries of beliefs about ...

NSW, Australia, pushes infracture pipeline out to $100 billion

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Australia's most-populated state is to throw another $3 billion at infrastructure projects to boost employment prospects ...

SA Reserve Bank rules out financing government budget deficit

South Africa's central bank ruled out helping the government fund its runaway budget deficit by paying for its spending through ...

P250-M ikinasa ng LandBank para sa 'study now, pay later' program

LUNGSOD PASIG, Hunyo 3 (PIA) -- Inaprubahan na ng Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) ang P250-milyong loan sa ilalim ...

Daniel Silke | SA needs a Ramaphosa reset

It comes as no surprise that as South Africa moves through Covid-19 and begins to confront the reality of a ...

Coronavirus intensifying banking competition on price

One of SA's largest banks, FNB says the coronavirus pandemic is heightening competition for banks and foresees the possibility of ...

Extreme slide in services activity seen again during May: IHS Markit

New Delhi [India], June 3 (ANI): Business activity across India's service sector fell drastically during May as the unfavourable economic ...

How a tightening of wallets pushed Australia into recession

A go-slow on spending sent the economy backwards 0.3% in the first three months of this year, only the fourth ...

Xinhua Portraits | May 2020

BEIJING, JUNE 3 (Xinhua) -- Editor's choice of Xinhua Portraits in May, 2020.A bride and her groom wear face masks ...

Economic Damage From Civil Unrest May Persist for Decades

WASHINGTON - Already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and unemployment levels not seen since the Great Depression, cities across the ...

Echoing Their Government, ?Wolf Warriors? Howl on China's Internet

Chinese officials have been engaging in an aggressive "Wolf Warrior" style of diplomacy in recent months, and this aggressive mindset ...

Coronavirus: what Nigeria can do post lockdown

The World Health Organisation has warned that COVID-19 infection rates are likely to remain for a long time. There is ...

All Armenian carriers banned from flying within EU

PanARMENIAN.Net - The European Commission on Monday, June 2 updated the EU Air Safety List, banning all Armenian airlines from ...

Banking sector needs recapitalisation of Rs 4 lakh crore: Uday Kotak

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): Industry leaders said on Tuesday that the banking and financial sectors need structural reforms ...

'Frozen 2' to hit Disney in UK, Ireland two weeks early

Washington D.C. [USA], June 2 (ANI): The animated musical fantasy film 'Frozen 2' will be available on Disney in the ...

India's coronavirus pandemic shines a light on the curse of caste

Long before the outbreak of COVID-19, a more pernicious form of social distancing was widespread across India: the Hindu caste ...

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4 St Louis police officers receive gunshot wounds during protests

ST LOUIS, Missouri - Police in St. Louis, Missouri say four police officers were shot late Monday as protests that ...

New Zealand largely escapes Covid-19 with only 22 deaths recorded

WELLINGTON, June 2 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday for 11 consecutive days, with ...

Several Afghan civilians die in roadside bombing

Officials say that seven civilians have been killed and six others wounded in a roadside bomb attack in northern Afghanistan.The ...

Tensions between U.S. black communities and police go back centuries

Outrage over racial profiling and the killing of African Americans by police officer ...

U.S. in lockdown, 50% of states activate National Guard

WASHINGTON, DC - Under siege in the White House, President Donald Trump is aggravating America's latest racial anguish in a ...

11 Washington DC police injured in third day pf protests

WASHINGTON, DC, May 31 (Xinhua) - Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said on Sunday night she was imposing a citywide ...

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