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    America’s geopolitical tool in Central Asia

    Vladimir Odintsov | Updated at 12:00am on December 06, 2019

    CENTRAL Asia has long been one of the key fronts in America’s ideological battle and information war against Russia. A year ago, the American geopolitical...

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    Scientists search for food plant genes

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 02:40pm on December 03, 2019

    Scientists have been on a global search for the wild relatives of food crops, hoping to bolster their defences against disease and climate change, a...

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    Experts for quality education, entrepreneurship

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:26pm on November 23, 2019

    Academicians and educationists from different countries in Asia on Saturday said that university graduates should learn entrepreneurship and prepare themselves as job-makers not...

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    Asia reasserts role as world’s leading force

    James O’Neill | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    ALTHOUGH the ordinary reader of the western media would scarcely be aware of it, the rest of the world is making fundamental changes to economic...

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    India’s diesel exports to weigh on Asia’s refining margins

    Reuters . Mumbai/ Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2019

    Higher diesel exports from India would likely weigh on refining profit margins in Asia, analysts and traders said, as fuel demand growth is set to...

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    Moody’s cuts India’s outlook to ‘negative’ on mounting growth risks

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2019

    Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday cut India’s ratings outlook to ‘negative’ from ‘stable’, citing increasing risks that growth in Asia’s third-largest economy will remain lower...

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    Asia must quit coal addiction: UN chief

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 01:09am on November 03, 2019

    The UN chief on Saturday warned Asia to quit its ‘addiction’ to coal, as climate change threatens hundreds of millions of people vulnerable to rising...

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    Asia’s factory pain deepens on trade war, global slowdown

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2019

    Asia’s export powerhouses saw factory activity shrink further in October, as cooling global demand and trade tensions keep policymakers busy ramping up support for their...

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    Asia’s remarkable economic transformation

    Deepak Nayyar | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2019

    TWO centuries ago, in 1820, Asia accounted for two-thirds of the world’s population and more than a half of world income. It also contributed more...

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    Trading tires: how West fuels waste crisis in Asia

    Reuters . Nabipur, India/ Kulai, Malaysia | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    When night falls in the Indian village of Nabipur, the backyard furnaces come to life, burning waste tires from the West, making the air thick...

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