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Cuban Pres Díaz-Canel thanks Algerian president for donation

 HAVANA, Feb 2 (NNN-ACN) — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez thanked Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune and his people and government…

Potentially Harmful Chemicals Found In Blood Of Tokyo Citizens: Civic Group

TOKYO, Feb 2 (NNN-NHK) – A Tokyo citizens group said, it has detected high concentrations of potentially harmful substances, known…

New US restrictions against Taliban for bans on women

WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (NNN-AGENCIES) — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced new visa restrictions against the Taliban Wednesday in…

Indian tycoon Gautam Adani’s firm aborts US$2.5 billion share sale as stocks slump

NEW DELHI, Feb 2 (NNN-Bernama) — Indian tycoon Gautam Adani’s flagship company Adani Enterprises on Wednesday cancelled its US$2.5 billion…

Malaysian gold market to move south in 2023, bucking international gold market trend – Public Gold

By Durratul Ain Ahmad Fuad KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2 (NNN-Bernama) — The Malaysian gold market is expected to trade lower this…

Living Costs Increase For All New Zealand Household Groups

WELLINGTON, Feb 2 (NNN-XINHUA) – Increasing prices continued to affect all household groups in the 12 months to Dec, 2022,…

Indonesia’s Inflation Eased In Jan

JAKARTA, Feb 2 (NNN-ANTARA) – Indonesia recorded an inflation of 5.28 percent year-on-year in Jan, the lowest since Aug, 2022,…

Malaysian ringgit stronger after smaller US rate hike

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2 (NNN-Bernama) — Malaysian ringgit appreciated against the US dollar Thursday morning following the United States (US) Federal…

Bursa Malaysia rebounds on bargain hunting

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2 (NNN-Bernama) — Bursa Malaysia, the stock exchange of Malaysia, rebounded from the strong broad-based sell-down on Tuesday to open higher…

Indian Finance Minister Presented Annual Budget With Tax Relief

NEW DELHI, Feb 2 (NNN-PTI) – India’s Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, yesterday, presented the country’s General Budget for the 2023-24…