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US announces seizure of Singaporean-owned tanker that shipped oil to North Korea

Singapore — It was announced on Friday (Jul 30) that the US Justice Department seized a 2,734-ton tanker that violated international sanctions by bringing...

American says Marina Bay Sands is in Tennessee, and the memes flood in from...

Singapore – A man from Chattanooga, Tennessee, in the United States, took to Facebook on June 14 to imply that the Marina Bay Sands...

Hong Kong government slams US for ‘insane’ sanctions

Hong Kong on Saturday hit back at the United States over its latest sanctions on six pro-China officials, slamming the move as "insane, shameless...
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Wealth of US billionaires soars during pandemic

America’s billionaires have seen their wealth rise by more than $1 trillion since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study Wednesday,...
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Pfizer, Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech apply for EUA in India: Here’s what might...

India, Dec. 8 — Hopes for an early vaccine for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in India have been rekindled after three firms, within days...
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US, China dominated arms market in 2019: report

US and Chinese companies dominated the global arms market in 2019, while the Middle East made its first appearance among the 25 biggest weapons...
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China completes its first-ever docking in lunar orbit

A Chinese probe carrying samples from the lunar surface successfully docked Sunday with a spacecraft orbiting the moon, in another space first for the...
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Pandemic sends hunger rising in America, and children bear the brunt

by Chris Stein Before the pandemic closed her middle school and US immigration agents deported her father to El Salvador, Kimberly Orellana did not...
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US ends China-funded exchange programs, calls them ‘propaganda tools’

The US State Department said Friday it was terminating five Chinese-funded exchange programs with the United States, calling them propaganda tools for Beijing. Secretary...
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WHO warns virus crisis not over as vaccine rollout approaches

by AFP bureaus The World Health Organization has warned that vaccines will be no magic bullet for the coronavirus crisis as nations gear up...
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