Two arrested for spreading false coronavirus news in Thailand

BANGKOK, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- Thailand's Ministry of Digital Economy and Society said on Thursday that two Thai suspects were arrested and charged with spreading false news in regards to the latest no


How has the global economy changed in half a century?

03:45 The 50th World Economic Forum is taking place in Davos from the 21-24 January. Since the first meeting in 1971, the global economy has undergone a transformation.If you look at t


8 dead in portable cabins fire outside Moscow

MOSCOW, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- At least eight people were killed in a fire that engulfed metal-frame portable cabins in a greenhouse complex in the Moscow region on Tuesday, TASS news agency reported. Th


U.S.-led coalition announces preparation to withdraw from Iraq

BAGHDAD, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- The U.S.-led international coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) militant group announced on Monday its preparation to exit Iraq after the resolution of the Iraqi parl


Kenyan troops repulse al-Shabab attack on military facility

LAMU, Kenya, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Kenyan army said Sunday that it has successfully thwarted attempts by the Somali extremist group al-Shabab to storm an airstrip used by both Kenyan and U.S. soldie


Chinese star-rated hotels generate 49 bln yuan in Q3 of 2019

BEIJING, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- Chinese star-rated hotels brought in total revenue of 49.28 billion yuan (7 billion U.S. dollars) in the third quarter of 2019, according to a report released by the Minis

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