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China’s GDP grows 6.3 pc in first half 2019

China’s GDP expanded 6.3 per cent year on year in the first half of 2019 to about 45.09 trillion yuan (about 6.56 trillion US dollars), data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Monday. The growth was in line ...

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Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchanges reveal Iran-UK confrontation

A recording has emerged of radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels, moments before a British-flagged oil tanker was seized in the Gulf. In the recording, what is thought to be an Iranian vessel tells ...

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Lawmakers blast Trump’s ‘racist’ attacks

US president Donald Trump doubled down on his attacks against four minority US congresswomen on Monday and dismissed concerns that his comments were racist, prompting outrage from Democrats, who moved to condemn him in the House of Representatives. Speaking at ...

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American Independence Day 4th July : How is it celebrated around the world?

The Fourth of July—also known as Independence Day or July 4th—has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution. On July ...

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eye on London

If you are tired of London you are tired of Life -Dr. Johnson Ask Londoners or tourists to name some London icons, as the Tourist Board did a few years ago, and both groups come up with remarkably similar lists. ...

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Dig in! Japanese Culture in the Kitchen

Mountains, plains, rivers and the sea… Nature has given the Japanese archipelago a tremendous variety of fine ingredients, and the country is a culinary delight. Recipes play up freshness, while seasonings and stocks bring out the flavor of the ingredients. ...

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AIA Singapore Offers Terms To Agents Of HSBC Insurance (Singapore)

AIA Singapore announced today that it has agreed with HSBC Insurance (Singapore) to make an offer to the agents of HSBC Insurance (Singapore) to join AIA. This opportunity for HSBC Insurance (Singapore)’s agents is the result of HSBC Insurance (Singapore)’s ...

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Market wants ‘decisive action’ so Turkey needs to raise rates: Yale economist Stephen Roach

Turkey’s central bank needs to raise interest rates to contain the country’s financial crisis, veteran economist Stephen Roach told CNBC on Monday. Earlier in the day, Turkish lira dropped to a new all-time low of 7.24 against the U.S. dollar. It later pared ...

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China could reportedly use its ‘unwritten’ tech rules as an ‘invisible tool’ against US firms

With Sino-American trade tensions escalating, China’s cybersecurity standards could be used as an “invisible tool” for retaliating against Washington’s tariffs, according to one expert. Such standards are government-issued operational guidelines that are technically voluntary, but are oftentimes treated as mandatory ...

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Market wants ‘decisive action’ so Turkey needs to raise rates: Yale economist Stephen Roach

Speaking at an event marking his country’s independence from Japanese rule, Moon said such a “community” could eventually herald the launch of a “multilateral security system” in the region, according to the report. “This community will lead to an energy ...

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