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Uvalde shooting, NRA meeting, fighting in Ukraine’s Donbas region : NPR
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Uvalde shooting, NRA meeting, fighting in Ukraine’s Donbas region : NPR

LEILA FADEL, HOST: The most basic fact of the mass shooting in Texas is the timeline. What happened? How long? In what order? STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: And days later, we do not have a definite timeline. Texas authorities have given contradictory accounts. There’s no consistent explanation for why the attacker remained in the school for […]

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Cruise lines remain bullish on the Australasia region: Travel Weekly
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Cruise lines remain bullish on the Australasia region: Travel Weekly

Both Princess Cruises and Royal Caribbean Group this month signaled their commitment to the Asia and Australia markets, despite the region’s continued delay in opening their ports to cruise ships. The Australasia market has been one of the last to come back with any strength, with only a few ships sailing out of Singapore and […]

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Biden plans ‘several’ stops on Asia trip, region to remain focus -U.S. official
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Biden plans ‘several’ stops on Asia trip, region to remain focus -U.S. official

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks at an event to reignite the ‘Cancer Moonshot’ initiative with a goal to reduce cancer death by 50 percent over the next 25 years, in the East Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., February 2, 2022. REUTERS/Cheriss May Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register […]

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The best places to visit in our region
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The best places to visit in our region

Gamcheon Culture Village, Busan, South Korea. South Korea has already opened a “vaccinated travel lane” with Singapore, providing quarantine-free access, and according to Scott Morrison, the same could happen with Australia before the end of the year. Photo: iStock Australia, it’s time we got to know our neighbours. It’s time to reacquaint ourselves with the Asia-Pacific […]

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