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    NEW DELHI (AP) — India has expanded its COVID-19 vaccination drive beyond health care and front-line workers, offering the shots to older people and those with medical conditions that put them at risk. Those now eligible to be vaccinated include people older than 60, as well as those over 45 who have ailments such as...
    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippines opens vaccination campaign to contain one of Southeast Asia’s worst virus outbreaks but faces supply trouble. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    By Fanny Potkin and Patpicha Tanakasempipat BANGKOK (Reuters) - Activists across Asia held rallies on Sunday to support protesters in Myanmar fighting against a military coup, showing the growing influence of cross-border youth movements pushing for democracy with the rallying cry "Milk Tea Alliance". Following a call for help from Myanmar pro-democracy campaigners, around 200...
    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has extended partial coronavirus curbs in the capital until the end of March, as the country awaits the arrival of vaccines, the presidential spokesman said on Saturday. With southeast Asia's second-highest tally of infections and deaths, the Philippines has suffered lengthy, strict lockdowns in Manila and provinces, hitting...
    HONG KONG (AP) — Over 500,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine arrived in Hong Kong on Saturday following a two-day delay due to export procedures, offering a second inoculation option for the city. The Pfizer-BioNTech shots will be offered to about 2.4 million eligible residents from priority groups such as those aged 60 and above...
    HONG KONG (AP) — Over 500,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine arrived in Hong Kong on Saturday following a two-day delay due to export procedures, offering a second inoculation option for the city. The Pfizer-BioNTech shots will be offered to about 2.4 million eligible residents from priority groups such as those aged 60 and...
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    A HERO neighbor kept Lady Gaga's dog walker alive by tending to him after the shooting, The Sun can exclusively reveal. Ryan Fischer, 30, was shot and struck down by dognappers on Wednesday night while walking her pooches Koji, Miss Asia and Gustavo in West Hollywood, and was taken to the hospital in a "grave"...
    Agatha Maghesh Eyamalai and Nigel Skea outside a Singapore court. REUTERS/Edgar Su Singapore requires all new arrivals to quarantine in a hotel room for 14 days. Last September, Nigel Skea took his quarantine hotel's emergency stairs to sneak a visit to his fiancée. Skea was caught, pleaded guilty, and on Friday was given...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A man was shot and wounded while walking singer Lady Gaga’s dogs on a Hollywood street Wednesday night, and two of her French bulldogs were then stolen. Asia, one of Lady Gaga’s three French bulldogs, was found safe by police after a dog walker was shot and wounded in Hollywood, Calif....
    LADY Gaga’s $500,000 reward for her stolen dogs has been slammed by a former FBI chief for putting the ongoing police investigation at risk and potentially fuelling more dog nappings for ransoms. The Bad Romance singer, 34, is reportedly offering $500,000 to anyone who can help recover her stolen dogs, Koji and Gustav. 7Lady Gaga...
    South Korea administered its first available shots of coronavirus vaccines to people at long-term care facilities Friday, launching a mass immunization campaign that health authorities hope will restore some level of normalcy by the end of the year. The rollout of vaccines come at a critical time for the country, which has seen its hard-won...
    South Korea administered its first available shots of coronavirus vaccines to people at long-term care facilities Friday, launching a mass immunization campaign that health authorities hope will restore some level of normalcy by the end of the year. The rollout of vaccines come at a critical time for the country, which has seen its hard-won...
    President Joe Biden speaks to staff of the US State Department during his first visit in Washington, DC, February 4, 2021.Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden's administration has indicated that trade talks are not high on its agenda for now — but that may be what the U.S. needs to get...
    Feb. 19-25, 2021 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific. The gallery was curated by AP photo editor Shuji Kajiyama in Tokyo. Follow AP visual journalism: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/apnews AP Images on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AP_Images AP Images blog: http://apimagesblog.com Copyright © 2021 The Associated...
    On the other hand, national health networks show that more than 216 million doses of vaccines against COVID-19 have already been administered in the world | 02/25/2021 | ionicons-v5-c11: 06 | . | Geneva.- The World Health Organization (who) notified this Thursday 6,965 deaths global by COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the lower...
    Lady Gaga. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni The dog walker, 30-year-old Ryan Fischer, was hospitalized in unknown condition. The two dogs, whom fans know thanks to social media, were stolen Wednesday night in Hollywood. Gaga, who's in Italy, is offering $500,000 for any information that leds to her dogs being found. Visit Insider's homepage for more...
    Before Lady Gaga’s French bulldogs were involved in Thursday’s brutal dognapping — which reportedly left the pop star’s dog walker shot in the chest — the three pups were already well-known to her fans. The dogs, Koji, Miss Asia and Gustavo, have appeared on red carpets and magazine covers with the “Poker Face” songstress...
    THE shocking moment Lady Gaga's dog walker was seen bleeding after allegedly being shot by dognappers was caught on camera. Ryan Fischer was walking the superstar's pooches, Koji, Miss Asia and Gustavo, just before 10pm on Wednesday night when the shocking incident occurred. 10Fischer was reportedly holding onto Miss AsiaCredit: KABC-TV 10Gaga's bulldogs are Koji,...
    LADY Gaga is reportedly offering $500,000 to anyone who can help recover her stolen dogs, Koji and Gustav. The singer, 34, is said to be "extremely upset" that her beloved French bulldogs were snatched by two men in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. 9Lady Gaga is said to be offering $500,000 to anyone who can...
    LADY Gaga’s dog walker Ryan Fischer was shot four times and her pups were stolen, as a chilling 911 call reveals a woman “screamed” during the shocking incident.  Ryan Fischer was walking Lady Gaga’s dogs, Koji, Miss Asia and Gustavo, at 9:40pm on Wednesday when he was shot. 6A series of 911 calls were made to...
    Emma McIntyre/Getty Images Lady Gaga’s french bulldogs were reportedly stolen on Wednesday night in West Hollywood while she was away shooting a film in Rome. According to TMZ, Gaga’s dog walker Ryan Fischer was with three of her dogs in Los Angeles when he was shot at around 10 p.m. and the dogs were stolen. ABC...
    Lady Gaga's dogwalker was shot in the chest four times by two men in Los Angeles on Wednesday night who stole two of the star's three French bulldogs.   Ryan Fischer had been walking Gaga's beloved dogs Koji, Miss Asia and Gustavo, in West Hollywood at around 10pm yesterday night when he was shot outside of his...
    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Thousands of Indonesia's religious figures gathered on Thursday for mass COVID-19 inoculations for clergy and faith groups, with monks, priests, imams and nuns queuing to receive their first doses of vaccine. Monks in orange, brown and maroon robes sat on chairs evenly spaced across the basement car park of Jakarta's Grand Istiqlal...
    New public report to blame Saudi crown prince for killing of Khashoggi South Dakota AG under pressure to resign as new evidence reveals investigators found victims broken glasses inside his car SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Boeing Co is working with regulators and customers to return the 737 MAX to the skies in Asia, a senior...
    Fossils dug up in Uzbekistan reveal a previously-unidentified species of dinosaur that was twice the size of a double decker bus, a new study reveals.  Called Dzharatitanis kingi, the gentle giant measured about 65.6 feet (20 metres) in length and was a cousin of Diplodocus – the largest creature to ever walk the planet.  D....
    . HSBC bets on Asia after falling profits and cuts its forecasts HONG KONG / LONDON, Feb 23 (.) – HSBC Holdings PLC dropped its long-term profitability target on Tuesday and unveiled a revised strategy focused primarily on wealth management in Asia, after the impact of the pandemic plunged sharply. blaming the low interest rate...
    . HSBC bets on Asia after falling profits and cuts its forecasts HONG KONG / LONDON, Feb 23 (.) – HSBC Holdings PLC dropped its long-term profitability target on Tuesday and unveiled a revised strategy focused primarily on wealth management in Asia, after the impact of the pandemic plunged sharply. blaming the low interest rate...
    HSBC bets on Asia after falling profits and cuts its forecasts
    H. SBC boss Noel Quinn today made a strong commitment to become a financial hub for London, with the bank taking a ‘lead’ to Asia and starting to pull out of its retail banking operations in the states. Profits for the year to December were down a third at $ 8.8 billion. Managing Director Noel...
    Boeing 777 engine failure: Heres what we know about the United flight that suffered engine damage near Denver Facebook will restore news in Australia after talks with the government By Alun John and Lawrence White © Reuters/BRENDAN MCDERMID HSBC logo is seen on a branch bank in the financial district in New York HONG...
    The year has not started well at all for the automotive industry in Spain. The effects of pandemic, the great snowfall of january in some parts of the country and now the lack of electrical components. All in a context in which registrations have fallen by 50% in the first month of the year....
    Heres what we know about the United flight that suffered engine damage and dropped debris in Denver area Suu Kyis lawyer soldiers on in defence of democracy (Bloomberg) -- HSBC Holdings Plc’s bankers in Asia were paid bigger bonuses than colleagues in other locations as Europe’s largest lender seeks a stronger foothold in the...
    Heres what we know about the United flight that suffered engine damage and dropped debris in Denver area Suu Kyis lawyer soldiers on in defence of democracy HSBC is pushing even harder into Asia as the bank seeks to shore up its business in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing tensions...
    Hong Kong (CNN Business)HSBC is pushing even harder into Asia as the bank seeks to shore up its business in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing tensions between the United Kingdom and China. It's also bringing back its dividend, a sign that it's optimistic about its ability to navigate the year ahead. The...
    NYC to allow Central Park ice rinks to stay open for rest of season Facebook will restore news in Australia after talks with the government (Bloomberg) -- HSBC Holdings Plc’s earnings beat estimates in the fourth quarter as the lender kept costs in check and signaled bigger investments to drive its pivot to faster-growing...
    EFE videos Peru is taking “clear and determined” steps to address the circular economy Lima, Feb 22 (EFE) .- Peru is taking “clear and determined” steps to address the transformation of its production towards a horizon of “circular economy”, an important advance to maintain and even increase its dealings with the European Union in which...
    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia started its COVID-19 inoculation program on Monday, days after its neighbor New Zealand, with both governments deciding their pandemic experiences did not require the fast tracking of vaccine rollouts that occurred in many parts of the world. Other countries in the Asia-Pacific region that have dealt relatively well with the...
    By Tom Allard JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is pushing Southeast Asian neighbours to agree on an action plan over Myanmar's coup that would keep the junta to its promise of holding elections, with monitors to ensure they are fair and inclusive, three sources familiar with the move said. The proposal from the biggest regional nation...
    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia started its COVID-19 inoculation program on Monday days after its neighbor New Zealand, with both governments deciding their pandemic experiences did not require the fast tracking of vaccine rollouts that occurred in many parts of the world. Other countries in the Asia-Pacific region that have dealt relatively well with the...
    VIDEO2:0502:05Biden may face problems building Asian alliance against China, says analystStreet Signs Asia U.S. President Joe Biden may find it difficult to gather Asian "swing states" into a coalition against China, a political analyst told CNBC. Part of that challenge stems from Biden's promise to rebuild the American middle class — which could hamper efforts...
    VIDEO2:1002:10Oil prices could rise $5-$10 per barrel from current levels: JPMorganStreet Signs Asia SINGAPORE — JPMorgan says crude prices could see further upside ahead as oil continues to see strong gains so far this year. It comes against the backdrop of an improving global outlook as major economies press ahead with their ongoing coronavirus vaccination...
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation announced on Friday that the majority of Asia’s 2022 World Cup qualifying matches in March will be postponed to May and June — with a few exceptions that include Japan, Australia and Saudi Arabia. “Taking into consideration the existing travel and quarantine restrictions caused by the...
    A cluster of islands in the northernmost region of the Philippines is so remote that they are actually closer to Taiwan than to most parts of the Philippines. The islands sit 100 miles north of Luzon, the country's largest and most populous island and home to the capital city of Manila. Yet, they couldn't be...
    By JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Friday after disappointing U.S. jobs and economic data. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Australia all declined. Overnight, Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 index lost 0.4% for its third straight daily decline. Stocks retreated after the U.S. government reported...
    South Korea, Japan Y state United stressed the importance of close triadic cooperation to address the problem posed by the North Korean nuclear program. The South Korean nuclear negotiator, Noh Kyu-duk; the general manager for Asia Y Oceania from the Japanese Foreign Ministry, Takehiro Funakoshi; and the US Deputy Secretary of State for Eastern Asia...
    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Friday after disappointing U.S. jobs and economic data. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Australia all declined. Overnight, Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 index lost 0.4% for its third straight daily decline. Stocks retreated after the U.S. government reported 861,000 people applied for unemployment benefits...