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Over 10,000 Sinovac vaccines arrive in Cagayan Valley

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 5 (PIA) - - At least 10,800 doses of CoronaVac, the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the ...


Oil soars to $65 with Saudi supply gamble buoying market bulls

A surprise decision on Thursday spurred a wave of crude price forecast upgrades by major banks and a surge in ...


How the world ran out of semiconductors

There's a global shortage in semiconductors, and it's becoming increasingly serious. The US is currently reviewing of its supply of ...


Lithuania says will open trade office in Taiwan

Vilnius [Lithuania], March 5 (ANI): In a sharp blow to China, Lithuania has announced that it will establish a representative ...


China to intensify efforts to attract, utilize foreign investment

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, March 5 (Xinhua) -- China will intensify efforts to attract and utilize foreign investment over ...


ITBP decides to strengthen its Chinese Kung Fu team

By Ankur SharmaNew Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has decided to strengthen its team of Wushu ...


World Semiconductor Shortage Raises Taiwan's Bargaining Power with US

TAIPEI - U.S. President Joe Biden's order to secure semiconductor supply chains for high-tech hardware production offers a commercial boost ...


Bicol receives 12K doses of CoronaVac

LEGAZPI CITY (PIA5) - An initial allocation of at least 12,000 doses of CoronaVac vaccine manufactured by Sinovac Biotech has ...


Assam BJP Chief slams Priyanka for plucking tea leaves

By Pragya KaushikaNew Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): Taking a dig at Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi's ...


China to develop active, healthy online culture

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, March 5 (Xinhua) -- China will enhance online ideological and ethical progress, according to the ...


China adheres to multilateralism in tackling global challenges

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, March 5 (Xinhua) -- China will adhere to multilateralism and the principle of extensive consultation, ...


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Citing low level of infections, Texas ends Covid restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that beginning next week face masks will no longer be needed to be ...

White House sets earlier date for supply to vaccinate all Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden says he expects there to be enough vaccinations for all Americans by the end of ...

Truck-SUV crash ends in 13 deaths, vehicle was carrying 25 passengers

HOLTVILLE, California: An overloaded SUV carrying as many as 25 passengers slammed into a semi-truck in California on Monday, killing ...

New York to allow weddings to begin March 15, some restrictions apply

ALBANY, New York: New York's new coronavirus-period dance rules will allow some dancing at parties. The state said that when ...

Repairing roads, bridges to be focus of White House, says officials

WASHINGTON D.C.: Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, President Joe Biden and other lawmakers are establishing the foundations ...

Black, brown communities targeted in Covid vaccination campaign

WASHINGTON DC - To boost vaccination rates among minorities, particularly Black and brown Americans, senior Biden administration officials say the ...

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Disney+ streaming service reports 98 million subscribers

Subscriptions to Walt Disney Company's Disney+ streaming service surpassed initial estimates, primarily owing to adults from households with no children ...

Stock markets in Asia reverse course, dollar continues recovery

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Another spike in bond yields, and oil prices sent shares in Asia sharply lower on Friday, ...

Nevada governor backs plan for private cities owned by high tech

CARSON CITY, Nevada: Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has proposed allowing technology companies specializing in blockchain technology to develop "Innovation Zones" ...

Bringing in staff, Walmart prepares to open financial services

Walmart has hired two former Goldman Sachs bankers to help run its new and unnamed fintech venture.Walmart hired Omer Ismail, ...

Nasdaq sell-off sparks tumble on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday, spurred on by rising bond yields. "There is a fork ...

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Airbnb posts fourth quarter earnings of $859 million

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Airbnb hosts can see average earnings of up to $10,000 per year, Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, ...


Macquarie profit outlook soars 10% on American storm woes

The winter storms that swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for millions ...


YouTube Cancels Myanmar Military-Run Channels, Pulls Videos

BANGKOK - YouTube has removed five channels run by Myanmar's military for violating its community guidelines and terms of service.The ...


G R Chintala takes over chairmanship of APRACA

New Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Chairman G R Chintala on Friday ...


New Proteas captain Dean Elgar not fazed by leadership challenge

Newly appointed Proteas Test captain Dean Elgar said he's grown considerably from his two previous leadership stints.Elgar captained the Test ...


Red Cross Appeals to Myanmar Junta as Violence Continues

The Red Cross is urging Myanmar authorities to protect its volunteers and health workers as the violence in the country ...


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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 ...