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OPINION | We are a nation of drinkers and that has to stop

is 64.6 g of AA per day - the 6th highest globally according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). This ...


Thai PM Urges Protesters to Back Off Constitutional Demands

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha told student protesters Tuesday "not to create chaos" after many advocated for reform of Thailand's ...


Market exchange rates in China -- Aug. 7

BEIJING, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


Higgins ousted from Snooker World Championships

LONDON, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Four-time world champion John Higgins was ousted from the second round of the World Championship ...


Xinhua summary of Asia-Pacific stocks news at 1130 GMT, Aug. 6

BEIJING -- Chinese stocks closed mixed on Thursday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.26 percent, at 3,386.46 points. ...


Weather forecast for world cities -- Aug. 7

BEIJING, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Weather forecast for 11 world cities on Aug. 7 (temperatures in Celsius): Min. Max.  Condition    Wind ...


Market exchange rates in China -- Aug. 6

BEIJING, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


Myanmar attracts 5 bln USD foreign investment in 10 months

YANGON, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar has attracted foreign investment worth over five billion U.S. dollars in the first 10 ...


Super GT to return to Malaysia, Thailand in 2021

Super GT to return to Malaysia, Thailand in 2021 Motorsport.com, Edition: Global ...


Life Christian DB Thailand Baldwin commits to Ball State - Plus

Life Christian DB Thailand Baldwin commits to Ball State Richmond.com ...


CDC relaxes travel advice to 20 destinations including Thailand

CDC relaxes travel advice to 20 destinations including Thailand Daily Mail ...


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Withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan to benefit China: Report

Washington [US], August 7 (ANI): The US' decision to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan after 20 years of war against ...

Malaysian Diplomacy on Display With Calls From China, US

Malaysia is being courted by both China and the United States this week in a diplomatic tug-of-war over the South ...

Will eat grass but raise Pakistan Army budget, says Shoaib Akhtar

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 7 (ANI): Former Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, known for his blistering deliveries on the cricket field, ...

Equity indices subdued, IT and banking stocks dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were flat during early hours on Friday on the back of ...

India, US reiterate working towards secure, sovereign Indo-Pacific

Washington DC [USA], Aug 7 (ANI): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday ...

Seoul Dynasty sign Toyou to 2-way contract

The Seoul Dynasty signed 19-year-old off-tank player Hyun-woo "Toyou" to a two-way contract Thursday. Toyou has been playing with Dynasty's ...

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Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

Siege at bank in northern France ends

A gunman with psychiatric problems took six people hostage at a bank in Le Havre, northern France, before giving himself ...

Nasdaq leads markets higher, notches up another record high

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks marched higher on Thursday with the Nasdaq Composite leading the way.The key tech ...

Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

China's Shanghai Composite completes 4th day of gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Chinese mainland shares rose for the fifth day in a row on Thursday.The Australian market also advanced. ...

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Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...


U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...


Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...


Pompeo calls TikiTok, WeChat, and other apps, 'significant threats'

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from ...


Rebels and government forces clash in Myamar sending locals fleeing

More than 100 villagers fled their homes in Myanmar's northern Shan state into China as fighting broke out between ethnic ...


Flashpoint Beirut: Blast comes on eve of Hariri assassination verdict

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The world has been shocked by the severity of a huge blast which has rocked Beirut, killing ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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