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Rescuers race to find survivors after quake

PADADA (Philippines): Rescuers in the southern Philippines used heavy equipment and their bare hands yesterday in hopes of finding several people feared trapped beneath...

Bushfire haze a health emergency

SYDNEY: Australia’s biggest city is facing a “public health emergency” over the bushfire smoke that has choked Sydney for weeks, leading doctors warned yesterday...

Photographers, take note on China’s Xiapu

XIAPU (China): It’s dawn in Xiapu county and sunrise over southeastern China is welcomed by dozens of clicking camera shutters.

Indonesia sues EU over palm oil

JAKARTA: Indonesia has filed a World Trade Organisation lawsuit against the European Union over plans to phase out palm oilbased biofuel for cars, the...

N. Korea conducts crucial test

SEOUL: North Korea has conducted another “crucial test” at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported yesterday, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and...

World Bank fund for poor nations gets boost

PARIS: A key World Bank fund dedicated to lifting countries out of poverty has received a record $82 billion in funding and pledges for...

Naming restrictions on fake meat firms suspended

WASHINGTON: A US court has suspended a law banning makers of vegetarian substitute meals from using the word “meat” to describe their products, as...

Thousands of marine worms exposed on beach

LOS ANGELES: Thousands of marine worms dubbed “penis fish” for their shape and color appeared this week on a California beach after a strong...

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