Sat, 20 Jul 2019

Humans aren't designed to be happy - so stop trying

A huge happiness and positive thinking industry, estimated to be worth US$11 billion a year, has helped to create the ...

American Manuel embraces role as swim trailblazer

Gwangju - When Simone Manuel was growing up, people laughed at her for wanting to become a swimmer, telling her ...

Dressel has sights set on rival Chalmers at Gwangju

Gwangju - American Caeleb Dressel said on Friday he was not aiming to top the remarkable seven world titles he ...

Quirino Bamboo Industry cluster officers take oath

Quirino governor Dakila Carlo Cua (center, in white polo barong) vows to support the bamboo organization and its future projects. ...

SA has its work cut out to save mining - IRR

Project manager at the Institute of Race Relations Terence Corrigan has warned in a report from the think tank that ...

SA men's water polo side beaten, but not eliminated

Cape Town - TheThe defeat was however good enough to see SA finish third in Group C, ahead of New ...

Nigeria captain flies the Super Eagles nest

Abuja - Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel on Thursday called time on his international football career after helping the Super ...

Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champs

Gwangju - Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at next week's FINA World Championships to lift the spirits ...

Kenyan runner banned 8 years for second doping offence

Nairobi - Kenyan marathon runner Salome Biwott has been suspended for eight years after testing positive for a banned substance ...

US swim stars aim to lay down marker for Tokyo 2020

Los Angeles - Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky will spearhead a powerful US assault when the FINA World Championships begin ...

Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champsswim

Gwangju - Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at next week's world championships to lift the spirits of ...

Arrested Reporter Slams Conditions at US Detention Centers

MEMPHIS, TENN. - A Spanish-language reporter who was recently released from immigration custody said Wednesday that he was held for ...

Man Utd offered chance to sign PSG forward Neymar

Cape Town - Manchester United have reportedly been offered Brazil star Neymar by Paris Saint-Germain, with the French giants seeking ...

Jordy, Slater sent tumbling at JBay

JBay - Endless lines of perfect Supertubes greeted contestants as the sun peeped over the eastern skyline on Wednesday morning, ...

Atletico Madrid sign Trippier from Tottenham

Madrid - England right-back Kieran Trippier has joined Atletico Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur, the Spanish club said on Wednesday.Atletico said ...

Netanyahu Makes History as Israel's Longest-Serving Leader

JERUSALEM - As Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving prime minister, he is solidifying his place as the country's greatest political ...

Confusion, Fear Reign on Mexico Border With New US Policy

NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO - Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new ...

Religious restrictions on the rise globally: report

Religious restrictions are on the rise across the globe amid increasing violence and harassment of those practicing, a recent report ...

Paddler, 72, rescued after being stung by stingray in KZN

A 72-year-old man is in recovery after being stung by a Blue Stingray off Port Edward, KwaZulu-Natal.Paramedics arrived to find ...

Internet a Lifeline for Venezuela's Embattled Independent Media

CARACAS - Starved of advertising revenue and battling a stranglehold on the newspaper industry by the government, Venezuela's independent media ...

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In Tokyo, Nikkei 225 rises by 420 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks soared in Asia on Friday, while the U.S. dollar rebounded from sharp falls in New York.In ...

Education the biggest growth sector in UAE job postings

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates has registered an impressive 18 percent growth in online job postings compared to ...

U.S. stock markets close slightly higher, dollar drops sharply

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Thursday with the main action on foreign exchange markets ...

China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...

Japanese stocks fall by nearly 2% as world sell-off continues

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stocks fell sharply on Thursday, as the global sell-off continued.In Tokyo stocks shattered with the key ...

DAB+ digital radio to go on-air and online in Canberra Friday

CANBERRA, Australia - Commercial radio will officially switch on DAB+ digital radio broadcasts in Canberra on Friday.All four commercial radio ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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