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Deadly earthquakes: Over 2,300 in Turkiye, 1,300 in Syria killed, Ankara declares 7-day national mourning

DIYARBAKIR -- At least 2,379 people were killed and 14,483 others were injured in 10 provinces of Türkiye following two strong…

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Adani’s RM254b wealth wipeout in 6 days has few parallels

Many of Adani’s tactics to climb the wealth rankings in the past 2 years were flagged by Hindenburg as alleged…

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Factories in SE Asia are firing up as China reopens

by CLAIRE JIAO & JAMES REGAN  ASIA’S manufacturers are improving at the start of the year as the region becomes…

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Six stunning South-East Asian beach hotels opening in 2023

From clifftop villas to secluded island compounds, these luxury resorts promise both adventure and respite in the region’s most idyllic corners …

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Deglobalisation is the new globalisation

FOR better or worse, industrial policy is back. The European Union (EU) is placing “green tariffs” on carbon-intensive imports. The…

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Quake kills nearly 1,800 in Turkey, Syria

DIYARBAKIR – The most powerful earthquake in nearly a century struck Turkey and Syria Monday, killing nearly 1,800 people in…

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Beyonce breaks all-time Grammy record, Styles wins for best album

LOS ANGELES – Pop queen Beyonce on Sunday reigned supreme at the Grammys, breaking the all-time record for wins with…

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At least 386 dead in Syria after Turkey earthquake

BEIRUT – At least 386 people were killed in Syria on Monday as buildings collapsed after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake…

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Scholar, lawmakers and journalist among Hong Kongers on trial

HONG KONG – Hong Kong's largest national security trial opened Monday with 47 pro-democracy figures accused of trying to topple…

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Major quake kills nearly 200 across Turkey, Syria

ISTANBUL – A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Turkey and Syria early on Monday, killing nearly 200 people, levelling buildings while many…

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Clickbait or creativity? The art world wrestles with AI

ONLINE tools that can create wonderful, absurd and sometimes horrifying images using artificial intelligence (AI) have exploded in popularity, sparking…

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7.8-magnitude quake hits southern Turkey: USGS

ISTANBUL – A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Gaziantep in southeastern Turkey on Monday, the US Geological Service said.  The quake…

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Apple’s latest iPhones sell at rare US$100-plus discounts in China

Apple Inc.’s latest iPhones are selling at discounts of more than $100 in China, an unusually steep price cut just…

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