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AirAsia optimistic of returning to pre-Covid level by mid-2021

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) —  AirAsia Group Bhd expects its business to return to pre-pandemic level on many routes by mid-2021, if not earlier,...

South Korea debuts first AI news anchor

TAIPEI (The China Post) — As technology advances rapidly and incorporates itself into our lives, South Korean cable TV channel MBN recently unveiled its...

Post-Covid world needs ‘outrageously bold’ vision

LONDON (Daily Star/ANN) — Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus yesterday called for "outrageously bold" thinking to reshape post-Covid society, including the creation of a new...

Migrant workers to be allowed to stay in Thailand another 2 years

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) — Migrant workers who have completed a four-year contract will be allowed to stay in Thailand for another two years to...
Police: Tow truck operator trying to take car shoots driver

Police: Tow truck operator trying to take car shoots driver

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a tow truck operator shot and wounded a driver who argued with his attempt to...
Netanyahu’s woes mirror those of his ally Trump

Netanyahu’s woes mirror those of his ally Trump

JERUSALEM (AP) — He was accused of using his high office to advance his personal political interests. He derided the investigation as a “witch...
Pope turns attention to needs of Thai church, young people

Pope turns attention to needs of Thai church, young people

BANGKOK (AP) — Pope Francis is tending to the needs of the small Catholic flock in Thailand, meeting with priests, nuns and bishops from...
Police: ‘At risk’ man charged in fatal California attack

Police: ‘At risk’ man charged in fatal California attack

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — The suspect charged Thursday with fatally stabbing a man who tried to stop a theft on a San Francisco Bay...
Suspected norovirus outbreak closes 46 Colorado schools

Suspected norovirus outbreak closes 46 Colorado schools

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Thousands of students in Colorado were out of school Thursday because of a suspected outbreak of norovirus. All 46 schools...
The cost of coming forward: 1 survivor's life after #MeToo

The cost of coming forward: 1 survivor's life after #MeToo

GREENSBORO, N.C. (RNS) —Megan Lively glanced down furtively to the copious notes she had jotted in a thick spiral-bound notebook resting in her lap.She...