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Macau casino tycoon Stanley Ho dies aged 98

HONG KONG: Stanley Ho, the Hong Kong-born tycoon who made billions transforming neighbouring Macau from a sleepy Portuguese outpost into the world's...

Singapore warns of worst economic contraction since independence

SINGAPORE: Her embattled economy could shrink by as much as seven per cent this year, which would be the worst reading since...

WHO stops hydroxychloroquine trials over safety

GENEVA, Switzerland: The WHO suspended trials of the drug that Donald Trump has promoted as a coronavirus defence, fuelling concerns about the...

Saudi Arabia to end virus curfew from June 21

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will end its nationwide coronavirus curfew from June 21, except in the holy city of Mecca, the interior ministry...

China’s mask boom takes fabric away for nappy makers

BEIJING: China's ramp-up of mask production to counter the coronavirus outbreak has claimed unlikely victims —nappies, wet wipes and sanitary towels that...

Japan lifts coronavirus emergency but urges caution

TOKYO: Japan lifted a nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world's third-largest economy as government officials...

Melon-aires not required as Japan premium fruit prices plunge

TOKYO: A pair of premium Japanese melons sold Monday for just a slice of the five million yen ($46,000) reached at auction...

Johnson backs key aide over lockdown breach claims

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday defied pressure from within his own party and backed top aide Dominic Cummings over...

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