Mon, 30 Jan 2023

Long-awaited return of tourists finally arrives in Macau gambling hub

MACAU CITY, Macau: Over the Lunar New Year holiday, Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, witnessed a resurgence of tourists ...

Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...

US says lead levels too high in baby food, orders reduction

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed significant limits on levels of lead in processed ...

Finland, Sweden expected to quickly join NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Finland and Sweden are prepared to join the NATO alliance, the U.S. State Department announced this week.The move ...

US files antitrust case against Google over digital advertising

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Justice Department has filed an antitrust complaint claiming that Google is abusing its dominance in digital ...

Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...

Lawyers suing as Consumer Reports says high metal levels in chocolates

YONKERS, New York: After testing discovered harmful levels of heavy metals in chocolate, consumer magazine Consumer Reports has urged four ...

France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

Hawaii mourns death of last island princess

HONOLULU, Hawaii: The casket bearing Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, long considered the last Hawaiian princess, has gone on public viewing ...

After climbing onto roof, five inmates breakout of Missouri prison

ST. LOUIS, Missouri: Missouri police report that all five prisoners who escaped last week from St. Francois County Detention Center ...

No decision for Afghan soldier waiting at US-Mexico border

EAGLE PASS, Texas: Abdul Wasi Safi fled Afghanistan, fearing retribution from the Taliban following the August 2021 American withdrawal, but ...

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 astronaut, marries on 93rd birthday

LOS ANGELES, California: Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, the second person to set foot on the moon, announced on Facebook that ...

Ramaphosa: South Africa Not Ditching Coal 'Just Like That'

Johannesburg - Coal-rich but energy-starved South Africa will not immediately abandon its fossil-fueled electricity generating plants as it transitions to ...

Dutch microchips lands in Russia despite US sanctions: Report

Moscow [Russia], January 29 (ANI): Despite US ban on Russia after the Ukraine conflict, millions of NXP and Nexperia microchips ...

Iran worried over China's recent embrace of Saudi Arabia

Jakarta [Indonesia], January 29 (ANI): Iran which is facing its lowest level of domestic legitimacy and international acceptance, seems to ...

Women's U-19 team earns World Cup glory: A look at their journey

Potchefstroom [South Africa], January 29 (ANI): India put up a terrific display in the final against England to emerge as ...

Tibetans in exile express China's atrocities and destruction of culture

Lhasa [Tibet], January 29 (ANI): A London-based non-profit independent think tank Open Forum organised a webinar on January 26 addressing ...

WHO: Over 1.6B People Infected with Neglected Tropical Diseases

Geneva - Ahead of World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day Monday, the World Health Organization is calling for action to tackle ...

UN Rights Chief Calls for Political and Judicial Reform in Venezuela

Geneva - United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk Saturday called on Venezuela to reform its political and ...

Iran: Drone Attack Targets Defense Facility in Isfahan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Bomb-carrying drones targeted an Iranian defense factory in the central city of Isfahan overnight, authorities ...

Boeing's 747, Original Jumbo Jet, Prepares for Final Send-Off

Seattle/Paris - Boeing's BA.N 747, the original and arguably most aesthetic 'Jumbo Jet', revolutionized air travel only to see its ...

Congress Takes Over National Prayer Breakfast

Washington - The National Prayer Breakfast, one of the most visible and long-standing events that brings religion and politics together ...

Kapil Sharma collaborates with Guru Randhawa for debut song

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 29 (ANI): Kapil Sharma is all set and excited about his collaboration with Guru Randhawa for ...

Human rights watchdog demand accountability for Pakistan's violations

Balochistan [Pakistan], January 29 (ANI): Human rights watchdog, Amnesty International on Sunday called on UN member states to fix accountability ...

India's first glass igloo restaurant in J-K's Gulmarg

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], January 29 (ANI): A glass igloo restaurant in the middle of the snow-covered mountains in ...

Political leaders congratulate U-19 Indian women's team for winning ICC T20 World Cup

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): As the Indian Women's Under-19 team created history by winning the first-ever Under-19 Women's ...

CM Yogi congratulates U-19 Indian women's team for winning ICC T20 World Cup

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 29 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday congratulated the Under-19 Indian Women ...

Siddaramaiah should oppose BBC documentary: CM Bommai

Mysuru (Karnataka) [India], January 29 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that the BBC documentary which has been prepared ...

Hockey WC: Germany defeat Belgium 5-4 in shootout to lift third World Cup trophy

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 29 (ANI): Germany produced an outstanding performance and scripted an incredible penalty shootout victory against Belgium ...

Harrison Ford showers praise on co-star Ke Huy Quan following Oscar nomination

Washington [US] January 29 (ANI): Hollywood star Harrison Ford showered praise on his 'Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom' ...

U'Khand govt to construct 50,000 poly houses in state: CM Dhami

Dehradun (Uttrakhand) [India], January 29 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Sunday stated that the government plans to ...

It's good that Shafali became captain, won World Cup, says Shafali Verma's mother after India win U-19 Women's T20 World Cup

Rohtak (Haryana) [India], January 29 (ANI): After India became the first-ever ICC Under-19 Women's T20 World Cup winners on Sunday, ...

Farah Khan lauds her "Star friend" Sania Mirza on conclusion of glorious grand slam career

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 29 (ANI): Farah Khan lauded her close friend and Indian tennis player Sania Mirza, who finished ...

China's oil and gas consumption declined in 2022 amid weakening economy: Report

Beijing [China], January 29 (ANI): China's oil and gas use fell in 2022 for the first time in decades due ...

BSF foils bid to smuggle sarees worth Rs 22 lakh from Meghalaya to Bangladesh

East Khasi Hills (Meghalaya) [India], January 29 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) foiled a smuggling attempt in the East ...

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As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...

Andhra Governor expresses grief over demise of former Minister Vatti Vasanth Kumar

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], January 29 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan expressed grief and anguish over the demise of ...

Passengers need more than apologies from airlines after holiday chaos

A snowball effect initiated in Vancouver created an avalanche of travel chaos over the holidays at a time when many ...

Puducherry top officials inspect last minute preparations ahead of a G20 conference

Puducherry [India], January 29 (ANI): Puducherry Chief Secretary Rajiv Verma has inspected the arrangements made at the airport, the venue, ...

Pakistan: Political instability causing irreparable damage to economy

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 29 (ANI): Pakistan faces irreparable damage to the economy due to political instability, reported The News International. ...

Delhi: CISF intercept man at IGI airport; seizes foreign currency worth Rs 64 lakh

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Officials of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Sunday intercepted a passenger at ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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