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Boeing 747 and Airbus A380: End of the jumbos of the skies?

Boeing 747 and Airbus A380: End of the jumbos of the skies?

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The Boeing 747's slow descent into retirement from commercial service just got steeper with British Airways' announcement Friday it would be pulling the jumbo jet from the skies as the coronavirus pandemic forces it to cut back operations an

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Millennials drive for 8 percent fewer trips than older generations

Millennials drive for 8 percent fewer trips than older generations

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Millennials – typically defined as those born between 1981 and 1996 – have gotten a lot of press, both positive and negative. Some argue that they are more public-spirited and less materialistic than baby boomers. Others say they are sp

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Three dead after glacier tour bus rolls over in Canada

Three dead after glacier tour bus rolls over in Canada

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A glacier-viewing bus overturned on Saturday at a popular tourist spot in the Canadian Rockies, killing three people and seriously injuring several others, news reports said. The all-terrain vehicle rolled off the road near the Columbia Icefield in

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West Sumatra wants tourists to come for Idul Adha holiday despite pandemic

West Sumatra wants tourists to come for Idul Adha holiday despite pandemic

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With Idul Adha approaching, the West Sumatra administration is prepping to welcome travelers seeking to celebrate the Islamic Day of Sacrifice on July 31 in the region. As reported by kompas.com, the province has opened all its tourist destinations

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Going to the beach in Paris? Why not test for COVID-19?

Going to the beach in Paris? Why not test for COVID-19?

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Parisians heading to the opening of Paris Plages, the yearly transformation of sections of the Seine river into man-made beaches, were met with a new attraction on Saturday: COVID-19 test centers. A series of indicators across the country, including

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Unsecured-loan time bomb ticking amid pandemic

Unsecured-loan time bomb ticking amid pandemic

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Unsecured Loans (KTA) are one of the mainstay products of the banking industry. As personal loans, they are extended to micro businesses, formal and informal-sector workers and self-employed professionals. All sorts of people avail of such loans, r

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Tackling inequality pandemic: New social contract for new era

Tackling inequality pandemic: New social contract for new era

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From the exercise of global power to racism, gender discrimination and income disparities, inequality threatens our wellbeing and our future. We desperately need new thinking to halt and reverse it. We often hear that a rising tide of economic growt

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ASEAN cooperation to address transboundary haze amid pandemic

ASEAN cooperation to address transboundary haze amid pandemic

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Forest fires are a major source of transboundary haze in the ASEAN region. It is particularly pronounced in the dry season during the first half of the year for the Mekong subregion and second half o

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COVID-19: James Bond in a white coat

COVID-19: James Bond in a white coat

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As scientists worldwide scramble for a vaccine, spooks are equally busy in a different, high-stakes coronavirus battle. "We can say one thing: Russia has nothing to do with these attempts; we do not accept such accusations." This was how t

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G20, heal thyself. They can’t lead themselves through COVID-19 crisis

G20, heal thyself. They can’t lead themselves through COVID-19 crisis

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The Group of 20 (G20) ministers of finance met last week under the auspices of Saudi Arabia, which holds the group’s presidency this year. But it is hard to imagine the G20 countries leading the world, as they like to pretend that they do. Mos

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