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Japanese juice bar HONEY'S BAR opens the first outlet in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 22 April 2021 - A new healthy and refreshing beverage option in town to quench your thirst and restore your energy. HONEY'S BAR Singapore, will commence its operation on 1...

International Science Leaders Launch a Global Pledge To Trust Science

A central message of the International Day of Light 2021 will encourage the public expression of confidence in the scientific process TRIESTE, ITALY - News Direct - 16 April 2021 - Ahead of this year'...

Taiwan's annual Dajia Matsu pilgrimage begins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage Procession got underway without a hitch on Friday (April 9) in the central city of Taichung. Every year Matsu, the patron goddess of sea...

Boer War chocolate found after 121 years

A 121-year-old tin of chocolate commissioned by Britain’s Queen Victoria has been found with its original contents — chocolate and wrapper — in the attic of an English manor, the tru...

South Taipei Fun Carnival 2021 goes retro Japanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The South Taipei Fun Carnival 2021, which will feature antique Japanese magazines, albums, and board games, is slated to kick off on Friday (April 2) and run through Satur...

Opinion: Europe must wake up to racism, Afrophobia

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. This very principle, enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, was at the center of Europe's reconstruction after Worl...

Greek police recover ancient statue of 'exceptional artwork'

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A man has been arrested on suspicion of antiquities smuggling for trying to sell an ancient marble statue of “exceptional artwork” that once likely adorned a temple on Athens’ fa...

Emails: FBI was looking for gold at Pennsylvania dig site

Go for the gold? The U.S. government went for it. FBI agents were looking for an extremely valuable cache of fabled Civil War-era gold — possibly tons of it — when they excavated a r...

Moscow mayor scraps vote on statue for Soviet secret police chief

The mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin, said on Friday he was scrapping a plan to build a new statue in one of the city's central squares after a poll failed to give a clear decision on who should b...

Thrive in Abu Dhabi programme launched to encourage global talent, investors to build their futures in the emirate

Long-term visas and paths to citizenship to accelerate growth in Abu Dhabi’s priority sectors SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 23 February 2021 - Talented professionals and students, and investors, in p...

AP Photos: Year of Ox puts focus on Hong Kong's wild bovines

HONG KONG (AP) — The Chinese Year of the Ox begins Friday, and in the shadow of Hong Kong's futuristic urban skyline, wild bovines are getting some love. Cattle and water buffalo em...

Japanese Technology by FUTUREK SG Takes Singapore's Street Food Culture Closer to the People

Launch of digital platform WAK WAK HAWKER for all things hawker-related SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 9 February 2021 - FUTUREK SG PTE. LTD., a digital creative agency that works with the latest tec...

Ruth Dayan, Israeli fashion designer, dies at 103

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ruth Dayan, the Israeli fashion designer and peace activist who was married to one of the country's most revered generals, has died at the age of 103, Israeli media reported Friday. ...

Cyprus Orthodox Church to restore historic homes amid outcry

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The head of Cyprus’ Orthodox Church on Wednesday pledged to rebuild a row of historic homes that were partially demolished next to an under-construction cathedral amid a public ...

UN approves global conference on protecting religious sites

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution Thursday condemning damage and destruction of religious sites and asking the secretary-general to convene a global conference to sp...