Tag : Asia Pacific

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Oil rises; lifted by OPEC cuts, steadying stock market

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NEW YORK (NewsHeaders) – Oil prices edged higher on Monday, rebounding further from 1-1/2-year lows reached in December, on support from OPEC production cuts and
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Chinese scientist criticized for risking ‘gene-edited’ babies’ lives

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LONDON, Jan 7 (NewsHeaders) – A leading geneticist who ran the conference where a Chinese scientist said he had made the world’s first “gene-edited” babies
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Nishikori, Pliskova crowned Brisbane International champions

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(NewsHeaders) – Japan’s Kei Nishikori overcame Daniil Medvedev in the Brisbane International final on Sunday for his first ATP title in nearly three years and
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Chinese gay dating app halts registration after underage HIV report

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BEIJING (NewsHeaders) – Chinese gay dating app Blued is halting new user registration for a week, it said on Sunday, following media reports that underage
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Masked dance tradition rises from near extinction in Cambodia

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PHNOM PENH/BANGKOK (NewsHeaders) – Cambodia’s centuries-old tradition of masked dance was nearly wiped out by the Khmer Rouge’s “Killing Fields” regime, but a handful of
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Beyonce and Jay-Z help Paris Louvre to record number of visitors

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FILE PHOTO: Visitors look at the Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, a marble Hellenistic sculpture at the Louvre Museum in
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China ‘lifts mysterious veil’ by landing probe on far side of the moon

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BEIJING (NewsHeaders) – A Chinese space probe successfully touched down on the far side of the moon on Thursday, China’s space agency said, hailing the
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African swine fever hits huge, foreign-invested Chinese farm

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BEIJING (NewsHeaders) – China reported an outbreak of deadly African swine fever on a huge pig farm part-owned by a Danish investment fund, showing the