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THERE IS ONE teacher in my life I will never forget: Ms Chen Shifu, my homeroom teacher at the elementary school I attended in Swatow.
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Britain’s major banks are set to report stronger-than-expected results this week, confounding expectations that political and economic upheaval caused by the country’s vote to quit the EU
In the 1986 comedy classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, an economics teacher stands in front of a classroom.
The sale of Ardmore Studios underlines the Irish film industry’s development into the vibrant entity it is today.
Kehlan Kirwan reflects on leadership, as the nation says its goodbyes to Munster rugby head coach Anthony Foley, who died suddenly at the age of 42. 
Vconnecta targetting the one million campaigns held in America in every four- or five-year cycle to sell its e-canvasser and voting technology, says Trish Dromey.
The residents of Temple Bar are a battle-hardened bunch of people. Some might well question their sanity for moving into the area in the first place.
THE people of Ireland have always been willing and generous in their response to the plight of poverty-stricken people across the globe.
As the aftershock from Brexit continues, a question which is increasingly occupying my mind is ‘who is to pay the price?’
Agri-food companies are already playing a lead role in reducing Ireland’s carbon footprint, said John Durkan, sustainability and environmental manager with ABP Food Group.
A new generation of young people will examine their role in rural Ireland and explore the challenges and opportuities they face in agriculture when they gather in Limerick next weekend for Macra na Fe
A sustained demand for the US dollar from importers and banks pushed the rupee lower by 3 paise to 66.92, which slid for the third continuous day. Dealers attributed the fall to the persistent lure o
British banker Rurik Jutting who is accused of murdering two Indonesian women in his upscale Hong Kong apartment filmed the attacks on his iPhone, a court heard today, the first day of his trial. Jut
China's ruling Communist Party today began its key four-day meet here amid speculation that it may amend an over three decades-long rule on collective leadership to strengthen the powers of President
Sergio Perez drove a fine race to finish eighth and secure four points for Force India even as his teammate Nico Hulkenberg retired early following a crash in the opening lap at the United States Gran
Sabyasachi Chakraborty's re-selection as iconic Bengali detective Feluda may not have been welcomed by some and the actor said he himself had never hankered for a second call but could not reject dire
Rebel RSS leader Subhash Velingkar-led Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch (BBSM) has planned four public meetings in November and December to garner support for its political outfit-Goa Suraksha Manch (G
Special Monitoring Mission of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (SMM OSCE) reports new obstructions for observers’ activity along three sections of disengagement of forces
HONG KONG (Reuters) - China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co has agreed to buy U.S. insurer Genworth Financial Inc for $2.7 billion in cash, the latest in a series of moves by Chinese firms to buy oversea
Venture capitalists are always chasing the next big thing. Lately, they are struggling to figure out what that might be, spreading their bets across technologies for which the path to profit is unclea
NEW YORK (AP) — Sporting goods retailer REI will keep its stores closed on the day after Thanksgiving for the second straight year, even though it’s one of the busiest shopping days of the year
Counter-terrorist forces in Afghanistan's eastern Kumar Province have confirmed the seizure of a Pakistan licensed truck that was found with over 1,000 kilograms of explosives.The Khaama Press quoted
Amid the tight security in Manipur's Ukhrul ahead of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh's visit to the district headquarter for inauguration of developmental projects, a series of bomb blast took place
A deep depression formed over the Bay of Bengal, named Kyant, is expected to become a cyclonic storm in the next 24 hours and hit the Odisha coast.Bhubaneswar Met office has said the actual impact on
Defending champion Lewis Hamilton kept alive his bid for a fourth world title when he claimed his first victory in six races at the United States Grand Prix and a 50th career win. The Briton yesterda
Cairn India holds holds 70% stake in the Rajasthan block, while ONGC owns 30%
Edin Dzeko took his Serie A scoring lead to eight goals in nine games as Roma outclassed Palermo 4-1 to reclaim second spot and move to within two points off leaders Juventus. Roma had dropped to thi
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks drifted without clear direction on Monday after Wall Street's sluggish performance late last week, while the dollar hovered near nine-month highs as fresh comments from
In order to discuss the bad loans problem existing in specific sectors, Finance Ministry has called a meeting with senior managers of banks on Monday.
Nepal has formed a foreign aid coordination and facilitation committee with the participation of the Nepali government, China, India, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks were subdued early on Monday after Wall Street's sluggish performance at the end of last week, while the dollar hovered near nine-month highs as fresh comments from a Fe
Today is United Nations Day. The day marks as the anniversary of the entry into force of the UN Charter in 1945.With the ratification of UN Charter, the founding document by the majority of its signat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today visit his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi where he will launch a number of projects including a 1,500-km-long gas pipeline costing Rs. 51,000 crore.Prime Minist
The Supreme Court will on Monday hear an appeal filed by December 16 Nirbhaya gangrape convicts - Akshay, Vinay Sharma, Pawan and Mukesh.They had challenged their death sentence awarded by the Delhi H
Bhuj, a region that was struck by a massive earthquake 11 years ago, recently played host to a three-day-long animal expo.Animal traders from various parts of the country have come to sell their camel

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