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Sunday, Feb 11

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Who will pay Vietnam’s rising tax bill?

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Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party perennially stresses that it serves both the interests of the people and business, the poor and rich, but never more so than when talking about taxes. However, years of low value-added tax (VAT) rates, cuts…

Sunday, Feb 4

01

‘Nearly 150,000 Pakistanis are diagnosed yearly with cancer’

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ISLAMABAD: Around 150,000 Pakistanis are diagnosed yearly with cancer, said Dr Muhammad Farrukh, consultant oncologist at the Shifa International Hospital in Islamabad on Saturday. Addressing the participants of an awareness seminar held…

Thursday, Feb 1

23

More US missteps

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The recent announcement that American commanders are now ‘authorised’ to deal with terrorist safe-havens in both Afghanistan and Pakistan is cause for concern. While articulating this policy — no mention was made as to which international…

Saturday, Jan 13

21

Deutsche Bank CEO sees far fewer than 4000 Brexit-related moves: paper

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DUESSELDORF: Deutsche Bank's chief executive expects to move far fewer than 4,000 jobs to Frankfurt following Britain's departure from the European Union, he told Swiss daily Neue Zuercher Zeitung. Deutsche Bank is headquartered in…

Thursday, Jan 11

China warns of US protectionism after Huawei setback

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China warned on Thursday that American protectionism was on the rise after congressional documents showed that Chinese tech giant Huawei’s designs on the US market were causing national security concerns in Washington. Huawei, which…

Thursday, Jan 4

22

China to stick with ‘around 6.5 percent’ growth goal in 2018

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BEIJING: China will keep its target for economic growth at “around 6.5 percent” in 2018, unchanged from last year, policy sources told Reuters, as it seeks to balance efforts to reduce debt risks while keeping the world’s second-largest…

Sunday, Dec 31

23

Using technology to improve healthcare in Punjab

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With a population of over 110 Million people, the province of Punjab in Pakistan would be the 12th most populous country in the world, had it been a sovereign state. With such a huge population, and an addition of approximately four…

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Trump looks to US midterm elections in year- end tweets

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“Why would smart voters want to put Democrats in Congress in 2018 Election when their policies will totally kill the great wealth created during the months since the Election,” he said. “People are much better off now not to mention ISIS,…

Wednesday, Dec 27

14

Obama warns of social media dangers, in interview with Prince Harry

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Former US President Barack Obama told Britain’s Prince Harry he was concerned social media was “corroding civil discourse”, in what he said was his first interview since leaving the White House, aired Wednesday. “One of the dangers of the…

Saturday, Dec 23

23

Kohli back to lead India for SA ODI series

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NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli returns to the limited-overs side to lead India while pacers Shardul Thakur and Mohammed Shami were included in the 17-man one-day international squad for the six-game series against South Africa in February. Kohli…

04

As energy markets evolve, blockchain powers up

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SINGAPORE: Energy startups have been using blockchain to power electricity sharing in microgrid trials from Texas to Tasmania for a year or so. But now companies are moving beyond trials to commercial projects, leveraging the distributed…

Tuesday, Nov 21

23

His country a smoldering ruin, but Assad still in his seat

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BEIRUT: His nation is a smoldering ruin, much of it held by rival armed factions, domestic or foreign. Half the population is displaced, hundreds of thousands have died and much of the West regards him as a tyrant and human rights abuser.…

Friday, Aug 11

10

Nadal's pursuit of No. 1 derailed by Canadian teen

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MONTREAL: Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov shocked top seeded Rafael Nadal to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP Montreal Masters tournament, temporarily spoiling the Spaniard's chances of returning to world number one. The 18-year-old…

Monday, Jul 3

12

Narendra Modi to become first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel

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JERUSALEM: Narendra Modi becomes the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel when he arrives on Tuesday, the result of growing ties that have led to billions of dollars in defence deals. Israel, in constant search of allies to vote in…

Saturday, Jun 17

04

Trump to announce curbs on business with Cuban military 5678

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MIAMI: President Donald Trump will announce curbs on US firms doing business with the Cuban military and tighter rules on travel to the island on Friday during a visit to the spiritual home of the Cuban-American exile community. Trump will…

Monday, Jun 5

13

US escalates pressure over China to 'step up' on North Korea

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SYDNEY: China and other nations must strengthen efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday, while also calling out Beijing over its South China Sea activities. America's top…

Monday, May 29

07

UK police make fresh arrest as Manchester runners defy terror threat

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MANCHESTER: A British minister said on Sunday that members of the suicide bomber Salman Abedi’s network could still be a large, as thousands defied the terror threat to take part in an annual half marathon. As runners pounded the streets…

Sunday, Oct 30

11

Ronaldo hat-trick keeps Real Madrid top

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BARCELONA: Cristiano Ronaldo answered his critics with a hat-trick as Real Madrid came from behind to win 4-1 at Alaves and go two points clear at the top of La Liga. Champions Barcelona moved up to second with a lacklustre 1-0 win over…

Wednesday, Jul 27

09

Knife attacker kills 19 in their sleep at disabled centre in Japan

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PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Senior minist ... SAGAMIHARA: A knife-wielding man broke into a facility for the disabled in a small town near Tokyo early on Tuesday and killed 19 patients as they slept, authorities said, Japan’s worst…

Sunday, Jul 10

03

Condolences pour in as ‘messiah of the nation’ is laid to rest

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KARACHI: The members of civil society and business community have expressed deep grief over the demise of the renowned social worker, Abdul Sattar Edhi, on Saturday. While talking to Daily Times, Agha Saiddain of Pakistan Tanners…

Saturday, Jul 9

06

Brexit, Russia dominate NATO summit

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WARSAW:NATO leaders met Friday for a crucial summit in Warsaw to send a clear message to a resurgent Russia while trying to contain the fallout from Britain’s dramatic divorce from the European Union. Britain’s future will dominate talks…

Thursday, Jun 23

11

Sad end for Ibrahimovic as Belgium advance

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic's international career ended in a damp squib when Sweden lost 1-0 to Belgium in their final Euro 2016 Group E match on Wednesday and failed to reach the last 16. Radja Nainggolan's fine shot after 84 minutes sent Belgium…

Tokyo shares end higher as voting starts in Britain EU poll

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TOKYO: Tokyo shares ended higher in light trading on Thursday, as millions in Britain began voting in a too-close-to-call referendum on the country's future in the European Union. Japan will be among the first major equity markets to react…

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India launches record 20 satellites in single mission

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NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday successfully launched a rocket carrying a record 20 satellites as its famously frugal space agency looks to grab a larger slice of the lucrative commercial space market. The rocket blasted off from the…

Friday, Jun 17

11

Search teams retrieve black box from EgyptAir plane

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CAIRO: Search teams retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from EgyptAir flight MS804 on Thursday in a breakthrough for investigators seeking to explain what caused the plane to plunge into the sea, killing all 66 people on board. The Airbus…

Sunday, Jun 12

02

Pakistan reaffirms its commitment to control AIDS by 2030

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LAHORE: Khaleel Masih, an ice- ... UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has reiterated its commitment to control HIV/AIDS epidemic at the UN General Assembly. It has also announced a strong national and provincial support for the prevention, treatment…

01

Bold commitments required to end AIDS

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LAHORE: Khaleel Masih, an ice- ... NEW YORK: United Nations Member States have committed to implementing a bold agenda to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 during a three-day United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS in…

Saturday, Jun 11

10

Studies reveal ‘super bacteria’ in Rio’s Olympic venues, top beaches

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KENTUCKY: Pakistan’s ambassador to the Un ... RIO DE JANEIRO: Scientists have found dangerous drug-resistant “super bacteria” off beaches in Rio de Janeiro that will host Olympic swimming events and in a lagoon where rowing and canoe…

Wednesday, Jun 8

11

France on high alert as it readies to host 2m foreign football fans

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PARIS: Warnings mounted on Wednesday over potential terrorist attacks just two days before the start of Euro 2016, with France on high alert as it readies to host two million foreign football fans. The French government was set to launch a…

Amber Heard arrested for domestic violence against her girlfriend in 2009

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TEXAS: Amber Heard recently made allegations of domestic abuse against Johnny Depp, but according to one report, she's also been on the opposite side of the situation in the past. The 30-year-old actress was arrested in 2009 after striking…