The talks will come two days after the bloodiest day of unrest since the military removed Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government a month ago, unleashing anger and mass street protests across Myanmar. In remarks read on state television by a newscaster, junta leader Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said protest leaders and "instigators" would be punished and threatened action against civil servants who were refusing to work. Min Aung Hlaing has pledged to hold new elections and hand power to the winner, but has given no clear time frame.
Everton are seventh on the table with 43 points after 25 games, two points below fourth-placed West Ham United who have played a game more, after Monday's 1-0 home win against Southampton. A win over second-from-bottom West Bromwich Albion on Thursday would move Everton into fourth ahead of Liverpool and Chelsea, who play each other later the same evening. "It will be a dream to be in the top four at the end of the season," Ancelotti said after Richarlison's goal secured their first league victory at home since Dec. 19.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 2 — The defamation suit filed by DAP lawmaker Yeo Bee Yin against Datuk Seri Jamal Yunos was settled today after the Umno grassroots leader tendered an apology in court for...
The proceedings for 47 Hong Kong democracy activists charged with conspiracy to commit subversion resume on Tuesday, following a marathon hearing that extended well past midnight before it was adjourned after one of the defendants fainted. Lawyers for the defendants are challenging a prosecution bid to deny them bail and keep them in custody for up to three months while police investigate. Local media reported three other defendants fainted after the hearings were adjourned.
It was the most unusual Golden Globes Awards since 2008, when the writers’ strike forced producers to scrap it in favor of a press conference. But this year, the show strived to be, in the words of executive producer Barry Adelman, as “Golden Globes-y” as possible. That meant embracing unpredictable moments, such as when Catherine […]
Michael Gudinski, founder of the Mushroom Group, Australia’s largest independent entertainment company, has died. He was 68. Gudinski’s death was confirmed in a statement posted on the Mushroom Group’s website. “It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Michael Gudinski AM overnight,” the statement reads. “The much-loved Australian music legend died peacefully […]
It has survived world wars, Prohibition and The Great Depression but this may very well be the toughest time yet for Scotland's oldest whisky maker.
Boeing Co and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) said on Tuesday they had completed the first flight test on a pilotless fighter-like jet designed to operate in conjunction with crewed aircraft. The "Loyal Wingman", the first military aircraft to be designed and manufactured in Australia in more than 50 years, flew under the supervision of a Boeing test pilot monitoring it from a ground control station in South Australia. The Australian government has invested A$40 million ($31 million) in development of the product, which Boeing last year said had also attracted interest from the United States and United Kingdom as potential future customers.
Thousands of Queenslanders were left without power on Monday, March 1, as a tropical low brought powerful winds to Cairns in the state’s far north.Ergon Energy reported around 40,000 customers had lost power due to the stormy conditions. Thousands of homes were still without power on the morning of March 2, according to local media.Darryn Browne, who provided this video, told Storyful that the power outage “just came from nowhere and took everybody by surprise.”The tropical low developed into Tropical Cyclone Niran on March 2 and was expected to move away from the coast, according to the Bureau of Meteorology. Credit: Darryn Browne via Storyful
George Stephanopoulos and David Muir will start to split breaking-news duties at ABC News, a new effort by the Walt Disney unit to rework an unorthodox arrangement involving two of its top anchors. Under a new structure, Muir will largely handle special reports and news of national importance in the afternoon and primetime hours, while […]
A lawsuit filed in US federal court on Monday accused Amazon of keeping women and Black employees down while publicly talking up the need for diversity and social justice.
Actor Daniel Bruehl called on some of his more "humiliating" Hollywood experiences for the black comedy "Next Door", his directorial debut premiering in competition at this week's Berlinale film festival.
They say this will expedite herd immunity and reduce the government's burden.
China reported 11 new mainland COVID-19 cases on March 1, down from 19 cases a day earlier, the country's national health authority said on Tuesday. The National Health Commission, in a statement, said all of the new cases were imported infections originating from overseas. The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, fell to six from 13 cases a day earlier.
Johnson & Johnson is waiting on regulatory approval of a new, larger plant operated by contract manufacturer Catalent Inc to begin large-scale U.S. deliveries of its just-authorized COVID-19 vaccine following initial shipments this week, a top J&J executive said on Monday. J&J will ship nearly 4 million doses of the one-shot vaccine around the United States this week and expects to deliver another 16 million doses later this month. "The first doses come from a smaller plant, which we could start up earlier," J&J Chief Scientific Officer Paul Stoffels said in an interview.
The move is part of a settlement in a defamation suit against him by the DAP MP.
Dozens of Hong Kong democracy activists charged with subversion are due back in court on Tuesday to complete a marathon bail hearing that was adjourned overnight when four defendants were rushed to hospital after hours of legal wrangling.
3D Systems (DDD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -18.18% and -0.43%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
China and the United States should remove all barriers to travel between the two countries if the United States achieves herd immunity for COVID-19 with 90% of its population vaccinated, potentially by August, a Chinese epidemiologist has said. The United States is the worst-hit nation in the world by case count, with nearly 30 million infections so far, though new cases have been declining. China has COVID-19 largely under control, with relatively small clusters of new local infections in recent months.
Days after former “Bachelorette” Rachel Lindsay deleted her Instagram account due to online bullying, the producers of “The Bachelor” have released a statement in support of the star. The executive producers of the dating franchise are condemning all racist harassment of Lindsay, who they applaud for using her voice to educate the public. “As executive producers […]