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Singapore kept their qualification hopes alive in the AFC U-23 Asian Cup with a 1-0 win over the Philippines, courtesy of a stunning strike by Glenn Kweh.
The United States on Wednesday announced its first passport with "X" for gender, a landmark step for people outside the binary male or female categories.
Li Ning, China’s biggest sportswear manufacturer, is seeking to raise HK$10.4 billion (US$1.35 billion) from a stock placement involving its major owner, triggering a sell-off at the same time after brokerage KGI Securities downgraded key players in the sector. The company proposed to issue 120 million new shares at HK$87.50 each to its major shareholder Viva China under a top-up stock issue, according to a Hong Kong stock exchange filing on Thursday. The proceeds will help fund an overseas expa
Sudan's top general Abdel Fattah al-Burhan says the country's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok is at the general's home due to safety concerns, a day after his reported detention by soldiers during a widely condemned military coup.
If the US appeal is successful, the case will be sent back to a lower court for a new decision
Benin artist Romuald Hazoume has drawn an international following with works that are emblematic of waste and regeneration -- masks made from recycled materials such as jerrycans, for instance.
Brazil's right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly downplayed the seriousness of the pandemic, fought stay-at-home measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus and promoted treatments scientists said were ineffective
Amazon Singapore plans to create over 200 jobs in the city-state by the end of next year, as it opens a new office at Asia Square Tower 1.
BENGALURU (Reuters) -Maruti Suzuki India Ltd's full-year sales and profit expectations have been upended by the global chip shortage and spike in commodity prices, India's biggest carmaker said on Wednesday, as it missed second-quarter profit forecasts. "At the beginning of the year we did not expect to lose so much production in the second quarter because of chips and maybe lose production in the third quarter," Chairman R.C. Bhargava said after Maruti posted a 65.3% plunge in quarterly net profit.
Ma Chun-man will be sentenced next month
Narendra Modi wants his nation to be a global leader on green energy, yet it gets 70% of its energy from coal and is still building more coal-fired power plants. Stuti Mishra explores why the country is still so dependent on the dirty fossil fuel
A woman who abandoned two three-month-old kittens on a grass patch near her home was fined $4,000.
A man's claim to be the great-grandson of Sitting Bull has been confirmed using DNA taken from the Native American leader's scalp lock -- billed as the first time genetic evidence has corroborated a family relationship between a historic figure and a living descendant.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) -India on Wednesday rejected calls to announce a net zero carbon emissions target and said it was more important for the world to lay out a pathway to reduce such emissions and avert a dangerous rise in global temperatures. India, the world's third-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases after China and the United States, is under pressure to announce plans to become carbon neutral by mid-century or thereabouts at next week's climate conference in Glasgow.
Beijing understands video games better than most people think, despite an ongoing industry crackdown, according to the co-founder of the Chinese gaming powerhouse XD, which is seeking to upend mobile game distribution with its zero-commission digital store. In an interview with the South China Morning Post, XD co-founder and CEO Huang Yimeng said he remains optimistic about the future of video games in China, despite recent regulatory hurdles casting a pall over his company’s future. To Huang, t
Local health authorities have increased the frequency of Covid-19 testing for fully vaccinated staff at a key infectious disease hospital as part of an intensifying drive to convince Beijing to reopen the border between mainland China and Hong Kong. Officials on Thursday said that workers at the North Lantau Hospital Hong Kong Infection Control Centre would undergo mandatory screening every three days, as opposed to every seven, following a similar move by the Airport Authority targeting staff a
Police Ecuador's Cotopaxi Province fire tear gas at indigenous citizens protesting soaring fuel prices, as the country grapples with a state of emergency and severe economic crisis.
Irma Gomez has worked in California's Central Valley, one of the world's most productive agricultural regions, for nearly a decade -- but she has never experienced a year as hot as this one, so hot that a colleague collapsed and died in the fields.
It's spring in South Africa, and Danie Bester's tillers are rusting in a corner of his farm.
The MOH said that it is looking into the "unusual surge" in cases within a relatively short window, and will closely monitor the trends for the next few days.