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Chinese rural sector to benefit from ADB and Alibaba tie-up

BEIJING, China - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Alibaba are joining forces to support China's rural vitalization plan.ADB Vice-President ...

Stocks in Asia broadly lower, greenback steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the skids on Wednesday following the U.S. president's latest change of tune ...

East Asian corporate bonds now total $5.8 trillion

MANILA, Philippines - Emerging East Asia's local currency bond market posted steady growth during the third quarter of this year ...

U.S. president unexpectedly rattles investors over trade negotiations

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks were weaker on Tuesday. Tech shares made modest gains.U.S. President Donald Trump ...

European Union forecasting surplus for next year's budget

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Council and the European Parliament have reached agreement on an EU budget for 2020.The blueprint ...

Japanese share market eases while regional bourses gain

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asia Pacific region on Tuesday were generally stronger, however they took a fall in ...

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Rohingya refugees get backing of international court

Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have authorized an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity, namely deportation, which have ...

Hacienda Luisita farmers gather to promote peace, harmony

TARLAC CITY, Nov.20 (PIA) -- Farmers of the 11 barangays of Hacienda Luisita gathered to promote peace and harmony as ...

12 drug offenders complete 'Balay Silangan' community rehab anew

KAUSWAGAN, Lanao del Norte, Nov. 18 (PIA)--A total of 12 drug offender surrenderees who successfully completed a three-month community rehabilitation ...

Nepali Prime Minister Oli reshuffles cabinet

Kathmandu [Nepal], Nov 20 (ANI): In a major diplomatic move after the formation of the first federal government, Nepal's Prime ...

Was that joke funny or offensive? Who's telling it matters

In September, before the start of its 45th season, "Saturday Night Live" brought on some new cast members. The decision ...

Wriddhiman Saha ready for India's 'historic' day-night Test match

New Delhi [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Indian wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha is all geared up for the 'historic' day-night Test ...

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