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U.S. stocks roar back as concerns over Covid variant diminish

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied on Monday as fears over the new Covid variant Omicron subsided."Reports of ...

Grab app valued at $40 billion in debut on Nasdaq

SINGAPORE: Singapore-based Grab, the major ride sharing app used in South East Asia, has made its stock market debut on ...

After decades of delays, Shell Oil gives up on UK's Cambo oilfield

LONDON, England: Shell Oil announced this week that it has abandoned its plans to develop the Cambo oil field west ...

China Evergrande worries keep lid on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia closed modestly lower Monday as markets appeared to be coming to grips with ...

US saw only 210,000 hired in November, falls short of expectations

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a reversal of the predictions of expected job growth issued by economists, U.S. employers hired only 210,000 ...

Dollar Tree raises prices to $1.25 in first price increase in 35 years

CHESAPEAKE, Virginia: Discount retail chain Dollar Tree said it will raise its prices from $1 to $1.25 for most of ...

Southeast Asia

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Overcrowding in one Bangladesh city stifles other cities' growth too

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Over-concentrated development and overflowing population in the capital have had a significant negative influence on Bangladesh's gross ...

Junta fails to get international legitimacy

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's underground government has hailed a United Nations credentials committee decision to keep the country's current envoy ...

Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

100 Bangladeshis are in Male jail for various crimes

HULHUMALE, Maldives - Bangladesh's high commissioner to the Maldives, Mohammad Nazmul Hasan, stated on Saturday that the diplomatic relationship between ...

Pak-WI T20I series to start on December 13 in Karachi

LAHORE, Pakistan - The Pakistan Covid-19 watchdog, the National Command and Control Center (NCOC), has allowed a packed capacity audience ...

Ruling coalition in Nepal asks Rana to go on leave, depute acting CJ

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Thursday, top leaders from the five ruling coalition partners decided that Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana ...

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