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India's growth at risk if Modi is not re-elected: John Chambers

India's «impressive development and inclusive growth» stand at risk if Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not get a chance to lead the country after the next year's parliamentary elections, a top US industrialist has said. ​

J.Crew CEO James Brett steps down after short tenure

J.Crew Group Inc, known for its preppy men's and women's clothing, said on Saturday that its Chief Executive Officer James Brett is leaving the company, effective immediately.
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J.Crew CEO James Brett steps down after short tenure

J.Crew Group Inc, known for its preppy men's and women's clothing, said on Saturday that its Chief Executive Officer James Brett is leaving the company, effective immediately.

Democrat Gillum concedes Florida governor's race, congratulates DeSantis

Democrat Andrew Gillum, who had sought to become Florida's first black governor, conceded on Saturday as a recount of ballots neared its end, and he congratulated rival Republican Ron DeSantis, an ally of President Donald Trump.
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Democrat Gillum concedes Florida governor's race, congratulates DeSantis

Democrat Andrew Gillum, who had sought to become Florida's first black governor, conceded on Saturday as a recount of ballots neared its end, and he congratulated rival Republican Ron DeSantis, an ally of President Donald Trump.

Interpol renews arrest warrant for MOL's CEO, Croatia says

International police organisation Interpol has decided to renew an arrest warrant for the head of Hungary's energy group MOL issued by Croatia, Croatian police said in a statement on Saturday.
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Interpol renews arrest warrant for MOL's CEO, Croatia says

International police organisation Interpol has decided to renew an arrest warrant for the head of Hungary's energy group MOL issued by Croatia, Croatian police said in a statement on Saturday.

Teams search for 1,000 missing in California's deadliest wildfire

Forensic recovery teams searched for more victims in the charred wreckage of the northern California town of Paradise on Saturday as the number of people listed as missing in the state's deadliest wildfire topped 1,000.
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Teams search for 1,000 missing in California's deadliest wildfire

Forensic recovery teams searched for more victims in the charred wreckage of the northern California town of Paradise on Saturday as the number of people listed as missing in the state's deadliest wildfire topped 1,000.

Trump administration says no final conclusion on Khashoggi murder

The Trump administration on Saturday said it had not reached a final conclusion on who was involved in the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi despite a US Central Intelligence Agency assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the ki
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Trump administration says no final conclusion on Khashoggi murder

The Trump administration on Saturday said it had not reached a final conclusion on who was involved in the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi despite a US Central Intelligence Agency assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing.

IN PICTURES: DYBT Exhibition for Global Entrepreneurship Week

As part of Global As part of activities for the observance of Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), an initiative which is designed to explore the potential of aspiring entrepreneurs, the Dominica Youth Business Trust (DYBT) on Friday November 16th, 2018 hosted an
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IN PICTURES: DYBT Exhibition for Global Entrepreneurship Week

As part of Global As part of activities for the observance of Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), an initiative which is designed to explore the potential of aspiring entrepreneurs, the Dominica Youth Business Trust (DYBT) on Friday November 16th, 2018 hosted an exhibition where  entrepreneurs...

$170,000 collected in fundraising for cancer patients

TEHRAN – Philanthropists have donated a total of 7 billion rials (nearly $170,000) to cancer patients in a charity fundraising event held on Friday in Karaj, Alborz province.
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$170,000 collected in fundraising for cancer patients

TEHRAN – Philanthropists have donated a total of 7 billion rials (nearly $170,000) to cancer patients in a charity fundraising event held on Friday in Karaj, Alborz province.

Importing used buses to compensate for Tehran fleet shortages

TEHRAN – Tehran bus operating company has requested the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade to import used buses to overcome the capital’s public transport fleet shortages, Mehr reported on Wednesday.
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Importing used buses to compensate for Tehran fleet shortages

TEHRAN – Tehran bus operating company has requested the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade to import used buses to overcome the capital’s public transport fleet shortages, Mehr reported on Wednesday.

On verge of extinction: Cheetah killed in road accident in northeastern Iran

TEHRAN – A female Asiatic cheetah lost life after being severely wounded in a car crash in Jajarm road in North Khorasan province, the provincial department of environment (DOE) public relations has announced.
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On verge of extinction: Cheetah killed in road accident in northeastern Iran

TEHRAN – A female Asiatic cheetah lost life after being severely wounded in a car crash in Jajarm road in North Khorasan province, the provincial department of environment (DOE) public relations has announced.

‘Neighboring countries, potential market for Iranian pharmaceuticals’

TEHRAN — Neighboring countries like Iraq, Afghanistan, Oman and Syria are Iran’s priorities as target markets of its pharmaceutical products and medical equipment, said the deputy health minister for international affairs. 
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‘Neighboring countries, potential market for Iranian pharmaceuticals’

TEHRAN — Neighboring countries like Iraq, Afghanistan, Oman and Syria are Iran’s priorities as target markets of its pharmaceutical products and medical equipment, said the deputy health minister for international affairs. 

Introducing Persian Food, Persian Cuisines and Restaurants

According to PersianRestaurant.org; Traditional Persian food and cuisine, from Fesenjan and Ghormeh Sabzi to the famous Kebab, is well-known all around the world.
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Introducing Persian Food, Persian Cuisines and Restaurants

According to PersianRestaurant.org; Traditional Persian food and cuisine, from Fesenjan and Ghormeh Sabzi to the famous Kebab, is well-known all around the world.

Fire in Hafnarfjörður

A great fire occurred at Hvaleyrarbraut in Hafnarfjörður last night. Fire fighters battled the fire to no avail and the building burned to the ground.
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Fire in Hafnarfjörður

A great fire occurred at Hvaleyrarbraut in Hafnarfjörður last night. Fire fighters battled the fire to no avail and the building burned to the ground.

Joint US-Australian naval base on Manus a 'significant pushback' against China

Plans to host US warships at a redeveloped naval base on Manus Island will undermine China's plans to establish a military presence in the Pacific, says one analyst. Scott Morrison says PNG asked the US and Australia to get involved, as the countries vie for
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Joint US-Australian naval base on Manus a 'significant pushback' against China

Plans to host US warships at a redeveloped naval base on Manus Island will undermine China's plans to establish a military presence in the Pacific, says one analyst. Scott Morrison says PNG asked the US and Australia to get involved, as the countries vie for influence in the region.

Azkals win 3-2 over East Timor in Asean Championship

Sven-Goran Eriksson notched up his second win in a row as the Philippine Azkals' coach in the Asean Football Federation Championship on Saturday.
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Azkals win 3-2 over East Timor in Asean Championship

Sven-Goran Eriksson notched up his second win in a row as the Philippine Azkals' coach in the Asean Football Federation Championship on Saturday.

Djokovic thumps Anderson to set up final clash with Zverev at ATP Finals

Novak Djokovic produced a masterful display to outclass South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an ATP Finals title showdown with Alexander Zverev.
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Djokovic thumps Anderson to set up final clash with Zverev at ATP Finals

Novak Djokovic produced a masterful display to outclass South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an ATP Finals title showdown with Alexander Zverev.

Vogue HK editor in chief a Filipino?

A Filipino may have bagged the coveted post of Vogue Hong Kong editor in chief.   A source from Hong Kong told us that the Conde Nast title, which debuts in spring 2019, has named its top editor---and it's not a Hong Kong local or someone from Chin
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Vogue HK editor in chief a Filipino?

A Filipino may have bagged the coveted post of Vogue Hong Kong editor in chief.   A source from Hong Kong told us that the Conde Nast title, which debuts in spring 2019, has named its top editor---and it's not a Hong Kong local or someone from China, as widely speculated.   Our source said Miguel Mari, co-founder and former creative director of Rogue Magazine, has bagged the top editor post of the Conde Nast title. Mari was also creative director of the now-defunct L'Officiel Manila.   An Oct. 29 article on South China Morning Post reported that Desiree Au has been appointed publisher of the glossy. Au was the publisher of Time Out Hong Kong.   ...Keep on reading: Vogue HK editor in chief a Filipino?

Today’s women will wear the terno if…

  Some people never give up, and in this case, we mean Ben Chan and Gino Gonzales.   The Ternocon at Cultural Center of the Philippines went one step further in promoting the national dress as relevant wear for today's Filipino women. Not o
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Today’s women will wear the terno if…

  Some people never give up, and in this case, we mean Ben Chan and Gino Gonzales.   The Ternocon at Cultural Center of the Philippines went one step further in promoting the national dress as relevant wear for today's Filipino women. Not only did it parade in a fashion show last Sunday the terno designs of the participants, who were mostly budding designers, from various parts of the country; the Ternocon mentored these participants in the design and making of the terno.   Gonzales went to the provinces to mentor the participants, and in Metro Manila, he was joined by seasoned designers JC Buendia, Len Cabili and Inno Sotto in giving the workshops. &...Keep on reading: Today’s women will wear the terno if…

Their take on the ‘terno’

  The globalization of fashion has resulted in blandness and uniformity, leaving the Filipiniana, especially the butterfly-sleeved terno, confined to special occasions.   This could be why Bench and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (C
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Their take on the ‘terno’

  The globalization of fashion has resulted in blandness and uniformity, leaving the Filipiniana, especially the butterfly-sleeved terno, confined to special occasions.   This could be why Bench and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) mounted Ternocon (terno convention and contest)---to rekindle the public's appreciation of the terno not just as an expression of patriotism, but also its wearability.   Held at CCP, Ternocon aimed to inspire designers to make the costume more relevant today, to give women design options so that the terno wouldn't be limited to Filipino-themed events.   Although Ternocon's dress code was the balintawak, ...Keep on reading: Their take on the ‘terno’

‘Trolling in the deep’ with Mark Ghosn

  A few months ago, Facebook friends tagged me to a link on a video from a page named Ampalaya Monologues. The video featured a guy named Mark Ghosn doing what seemed like stand-up comedy. He had the audience laughing out loud over a five-minute sketc
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‘Trolling in the deep’ with Mark Ghosn

  A few months ago, Facebook friends tagged me to a link on a video from a page named Ampalaya Monologues. The video featured a guy named Mark Ghosn doing what seemed like stand-up comedy. He had the audience laughing out loud over a five-minute sketch called «Trolling in the Deep.»   Ghosn acted out a scene like he was talking to the mother of his girlfriend. Here are excerpts:   «Tita, minahal ko po ang anak niyo... mahal ko pa rin naman po... Kaya lang hindi na po talaga puwede e....   »N'ung sumama po ako sa Luneta para mag-rally kasi may binaon silang magnanakaw sa Libingan ng mga Bayani... Hihiwalayan niya raw ako kasi ayaw niya ng boypr...Keep on reading: ‘Trolling in the deep’ with Mark Ghosn

Expressing gratitude

  It's that time of year when we show gratitude to people who have made it awesome.   Thanksgiving is the season for food and family, and moments of sharing and professing gratitude.   Salcedo Auctions hosted an intimate, early T
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Expressing gratitude

  It's that time of year when we show gratitude to people who have made it awesome.   Thanksgiving is the season for food and family, and moments of sharing and professing gratitude.   Salcedo Auctions hosted an intimate, early Thanksgiving dinner to celebrate an eventful 2018 at its showroom. It was also to showcase its yearend auction, «Under the Tree: The Wish List.»   This auction will be held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 24 at Three Salcedo Place in Makati.   True to the spirit of the season, the sale is a veritable wish list for both experienced and budding collectors, with a lineup of fine art, jewelry and timepieces, vintage memorabil...Keep on reading: Expressing gratitude

‘The only thing better than figure skating is sex’ – Russian ‘striptease’ star Tuktamysheva (VIDEO)

Russian figure skating star Elizaveta Tuktamysheva has delighted fans with her racy routines so far this season, but she’s revealed the one thing that for her can beat the highs of performing on the ice. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘The only thing better than figure skating is sex’ – Russian ‘striptease’ star Tuktamysheva (VIDEO)

Russian figure skating star Elizaveta Tuktamysheva has delighted fans with her racy routines so far this season, but she’s revealed the one thing that for her can beat the highs of performing on the ice. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Father’ of China’s nuclear, thermonuclear bombs dies aged 100

A nuclear physicist revered in China as one of the key figures behind its entire nuclear weapons program has died after living for no less than a century. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Father’ of China’s nuclear, thermonuclear bombs dies aged 100

A nuclear physicist revered in China as one of the key figures behind its entire nuclear weapons program has died after living for no less than a century. Read Full Article at RT.com

US to expand Pacific military base together with Australia in bid to stop China’s growing influence

The US has said it will join Australia in the development of a naval base on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island to “protect the freedom of the seas,” in a move apparently aimed at curbing China’s presence in the Pacific. Read Full Article at RT.com
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US to expand Pacific military base together with Australia in bid to stop China’s growing influence

The US has said it will join Australia in the development of a naval base on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island to “protect the freedom of the seas,” in a move apparently aimed at curbing China’s presence in the Pacific. Read Full Article at RT.com

ATP Finals: Serbia's Djokovic breezes into final after straight-sets win

World number one Novak Djokovic cruised into the final of the ATP Finals in London after a comprehensive straight-sets victory over South Africa's Kevin Anderson at the O2 Arena on Saturday night. Read Full Article at RT.com
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ATP Finals: Serbia's Djokovic breezes into final after straight-sets win

World number one Novak Djokovic cruised into the final of the ATP Finals in London after a comprehensive straight-sets victory over South Africa's Kevin Anderson at the O2 Arena on Saturday night. Read Full Article at RT.com

Game developer apologizes, restructures firm after outcry over imaginary anti-gay Chechen vampires

The developer of ‘Vampires: The Masquerade’ tabletop game will be restructured after complaints about the game’s bizarre plot, in which vampires in Chechnya use the persecution of gay people to cover up their own existence. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Game developer apologizes, restructures firm after outcry over imaginary anti-gay Chechen vampires

The developer of ‘Vampires: The Masquerade’ tabletop game will be restructured after complaints about the game’s bizarre plot, in which vampires in Chechnya use the persecution of gay people to cover up their own existence. Read Full Article at RT.com

Document on chemical attacks in Syria endangers integrity of Chemical Weapons Convention

Russia’s Foreign Ministry said the attempts to implement it are also fraught with unpredictable implications for a constructive dialogue about chemical weapons on the international arena
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Document on chemical attacks in Syria endangers integrity of Chemical Weapons Convention

Russia’s Foreign Ministry said the attempts to implement it are also fraught with unpredictable implications for a constructive dialogue about chemical weapons on the international arena

‘Kremlin propaganda tool’ detected in Russian cartoon is product of rich imagination

Dmitry Loveiko, the director of the Animaccord animation studio that produces the cartoon, pointed out that the production was not state-funded
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‘Kremlin propaganda tool’ detected in Russian cartoon is product of rich imagination

Dmitry Loveiko, the director of the Animaccord animation studio that produces the cartoon, pointed out that the production was not state-funded

About 15,000 people killed in Russian road accidents in 2018 so far

Head of Russia’s General Administration for Traffic Safety Mikhail Chernikov stated that the main cause for the accidents is the human factor
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About 15,000 people killed in Russian road accidents in 2018 so far

Head of Russia’s General Administration for Traffic Safety Mikhail Chernikov stated that the main cause for the accidents is the human factor

Commentary: Rating citizens - can China’s social credit system fix its trust deficit?

The gamification of behaviour over the long run may also promote a culture in which good deeds are valued for their attendant incentives and not for their inherent merit, says Yew Chiew Ping.
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Commentary: Rating citizens - can China’s social credit system fix its trust deficit?

The gamification of behaviour over the long run may also promote a culture in which good deeds are valued for their attendant incentives and not for their inherent merit, says Yew Chiew Ping.

Is friendly Russian Bear from YouTube show a Putin stooge?

Masha and the Bear focuses on the relationship between a slight but imposing young girl and her protector, a huge bear but critics argue it's part of Russian propaganda machine.
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Is friendly Russian Bear from YouTube show a Putin stooge?

Masha and the Bear focuses on the relationship between a slight but imposing young girl and her protector, a huge bear but critics argue it's part of Russian propaganda machine.

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