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US shies away from calling China a currency manipulator

POSTED: 10/17/2018 The US Treasury held back from blaming Beijing for holding down the value of China's currency. Read more

Trump moves to quit 144-year-old postal treaty

POSTED: 10/17/2018 IN REGION: Europe The White House says postal rates set via the 144-year-old global pact give Chinese firms an 'unfair' advantage. Read more

Trump moves to quit 144-year-old postal treaty

POSTED: 10/17/2018 The White House says postal rates set via the 144-year-old global pact give Chinese firms an 'unfair' advantage. Read more

Singapore revises rules to counter 'shoebox apartment' problem

POSTED: 10/17/2018 Singapore has announced stricter guidelines on the maximum number of units in new blocks of private flats and condominiums in a move to tackle what authorities have called "excessive development of... Read more

Cannabis in Canada: How it went down on Legalisation Day

POSTED: 10/17/2018 IN REGION: Europe Cannabis-users celebrated across Canada on the first day of marijuana legalisation in the country. Read more

Cannabis in Canada: How it went down on Legalisation Day

POSTED: 10/17/2018 Cannabis-users celebrated across Canada on the first day of marijuana legalisation in the country. Read more

Cherry blossoms bloom unexpectedly in Japan

POSTED: 10/17/2018 IN REGION: Europe The flowers famous for blooming very briefly every spring have made a surprise appearance. Read more

Cherry blossoms bloom unexpectedly in Japan

POSTED: 10/17/2018 The flowers famous for blooming very briefly every spring have made a surprise appearance. Read more

Puppeteer who played Big Bird on ‘Sesame Street’ for 50 years retires

POSTED: 10/17/2018 IN REGION: Asia After nearly 50 years on Sesame Street, the actor who has brought Big Bird to life on the iconic children’s television series since its debut in 1969 is retiring. Puppeteer Caroll Spinney, who... Read more

Puppeteer who played Big Bird on ‘Sesame Street’ for 50 years retires

POSTED: 10/17/2018 After nearly 50 years on Sesame Street, the actor who has brought Big Bird to life on the iconic children’s television series since its debut in 1969 is retiring. Puppeteer Caroll Spinney, who... Read more

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