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India will offer larger areas with higher oil and natural gas reserves in the next auction of discovered fields later this year as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government seeks to curtail rising crude oil i…
10.07 / 17:46
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Trump’s menacing comment—almost certainly directed against North Korea—is another warning that the US is on the brink of launching a catastrophic war…
10.07 / 06:28
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In pushing for stronger military and economic ties with Thailand, President Trump made no mention of the military regime’s suppression of opposition and d…
10.07 / 06:28
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Google’s actions are “a gross abuse of monopolistic power” and related to its close links to the US state apparatus and the Penta…
10.07 / 06:28
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The Canadian cannabis industry has made significant strides over the last year and although licensed producers have been in the spotlight, other companies have also benefited from this movement. One company we have been watching is Lexaria Bioscience (LXRP) which is levered to the North American cannabis industry. Over the last year, Lexaria has announced several developments that have the company well positioned for…
10.07 / 04:23
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GREENWICH, CT — This is the annual Filipino Rockfest charity event in Greenwhich. Hosted by the Filipino-American Amateur League in Connecticut, or FALCONN, this fundraiser aims to build more schools in the most remote areas of the Philippines. To date, FALConn has built four schools in Leyte, Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental, and in Mindoro Occidental, providing classrooms for [&#…
10.07 / 04:18
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Sudipto Biswas was a joint secretary of Chittagong city BCL unit. Photo: Prothom Alo   A leader of Chittagong city unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), a front organisation of the ruling Awami League, was beaten to death in Chittagong this morning. Sudipto Biswas, 28, was a former Masters student of Mathematics department at Government City College in Chittagong. He was killed allegedly by some of his fellow activists, said Marzina Akhter, officer in-charge (OC) of the city’s Sh…
10.07 / 04:07
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Eight-year-old Muskan at DMCH. Photo: Shaheen Mollah   Sitting on a tiny bed on the sixth-floor of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), tiny Muskan hopes of one thing only -- to go back to school and continue studying. Often the eight-year-old stares at the open sky from the window and wishes to be free, free from the constant pain she has been suffering for a long time. Hailing from Rupganj of Narayanganj, Muskan Akhter Shuma has been afflicted by a disease mainly in her right …
10.07 / 04:07
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A Rohingya Muslim refugee carries a child through Kutupalong refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia on September 28, 2017. Photo: FRED DUFOUR / AFP   A further 1,000 acres forest land will be allocated for expanding the Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia of Cox’s Bazar, increasing the allocated land to 3,000 acres, the relief and disaster management minister said today. The new land will be allocated to bring all Rohingya refugees under one camp, Minister Mofazzal Hossain Ch…
10.07 / 04:07
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Nick Turse, author of Kill Anything That Moves, writes for The Intercept: “I think that when Americans talk about the Vietnam War … we tend to talk only about ourselves. But if we really want to understand it … or try to answer the fundamental question, ‘What happened?’ You’ve got to triangulate,” says filmmaker Ken Burns of his celebrated PBS […]…
10.07 / 03:37
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If you’re looking for rich history and well-preserved monuments from centuries’ past, PLUS, incredible shopping, friendly people and a relaxed travel atmosphere—Uzbekistan is for you. In this guide we’ll be covering three major Uzbeki cities: Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara. While we didn’t get a chance to visit ourselves, we also highly recommend visiting the ancient city [...] The post A Girl’s Guide to Traveling in Uzbekistan appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The W…
10.06 / 19:19
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Central Asia & Uzbekistan has always held a mystique for me—maybe it’s the legends I was told as a child about Genghis Khan, or the images I imagined of merchants and traders on the silk road, or just how vast and unexplored the region still is. Needless to say, when I had the chance to [...] The post Why You Need to Go to Uzbekistan ASAP appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The Wor…
10.06 / 19:19
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For beauty lovers, there’s no better continent in the world to treat yo’ self in than Asia. So over the past month in the Philippines, treat myself I did, with new eyelashes, pedicures, and massages at least once a week. It was glorious. Best part about it? These services cost me just a fraction of what [...] The post The Cost of Spa Services in the Philippines appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The Worl…
10.06 / 19:19
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Malaysia publicly dissociated itself from an ASEAN statement on the situation in Rakhine state that failed to mention the violence against…
10.06 / 17:06
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The CDP is a regrouping of many of the same Democrats who imposed austerity measures and aligned with the US war drive against China while in office from 2009 to…
10.06 / 17:06
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Notwithstanding concerted efforts to downplay any breach, Tillerson has been publicly at odds with Trump—most sharply over the US confrontation with North K…
10.06 / 17:06
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The US is planning to slash foreign aid to Sri Lanka this year apparently to underscore its displeasure about the Colombo government’s recent investment deals with C…
10.06 / 17:06
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“Blocking information is a dictatorial measure; governments and big companies are trying to prevent us from finding critical information,” said one wor…
10.06 / 17:06
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Royal Dutch Shell announces today that its subsidiary, BG Asia Pacific Holdings Pte Limited, and KUFPEC Thailand Holdings Pte Limited, a subsidiary of Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC), have mutually agreed to cancel the sale and purchase agreement for the share sale of Shell Integrated Gas Thailand Pte. Limited (SIGT) and Thai Energy Co Limited…
10.06 / 17:04
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Gazprom Neft and PTT, Thailand’s largest oil and gas company, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), promoting mutually-beneficial cooperation between the two companies. The document was signed by Alexander Dyukov, CEO of Gazprom Neft, and Tevin Vongvanich, president of P…
10.06 / 17:04
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