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Countries Decline Nobel Peace Prize Award Invitation

The Nobel Institute said on Thursday that six countries have declined their invitation to attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony to be held in Oslo in December. Geir Lundestad, Nobel…

Opposition Joins Suu Kyi’s “Non-Violent” Struggle

In a first political move following her release, pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has initiated legal action against the disbanding of her party, the National League for Democracy. Ms…

China Confident in Myanmar Following Suu Kyi’s Release

China’s Foreign Ministry says it is positive Myanmar will continue its peace and ethnic reconciliation process following the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. A spokesman for the…

Alibaba Seeking to Buy Out Yahoo Again

China’s biggest e-commerce company, Ali Baba group, is seeking to buy 40 % stake held by Yahoo in the group. The founder has started negotiations with privately equity companies to…

Tiger Woods Hoping to Strike Sponsorship-Deals with Chinese Companies

Tiger Woods is hoping to get new sponsorship deals from China, even though he did not manage to win the HSBC Championships, this being his fourth attempt. Sponsorship from AT&T…

Geithner: “US Will Not Devalue the Dollar for Export Advantage”

Timothy Geither, the US Treasury secretary, stated during a meeting with business leaders of the Silicon Valley that the United States won’t devalue the dollar in order to gain an…

Low Hopes for Finding Miners in China Disaster

China Daily reported on Sunday, October 17, that there is little hope for the remaining 11 miners trapped after the gas leak in Central China. The official Chinese media wrote…

Nobel Committee Considering Chinese and Afghan Activists for Prize

After awarding president Obama the Nobel Peace Prize when he been president for only nine months, the Nobel Committee is considering an Afghan women rights campaigner and a Chinese dissident…

Strained Ties Continue Between Russia and Japan Over Pacific Islands

Andrei Nesterenko, the spokesperson of the Russian Foreign Ministry, strongly rejected Japan’s claims to the Pacific islands referred to as ‘South Kurils’ by Moscow and ‘Northern Territories’ by Tokyo. These…

France, Spain and Italy Join Hands to Emerge as Stronger Tourist Destinations

France, Spain and Italy have always been considered among the most popular tourist attractions in Europe. The United Nation’s World Tourism Organization declared that these countries have been the most…

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