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Vatican Museums, Holy See’s cash cow, to reopen from June 1

VATICAN CITY (World) – The Vatican Museums will reopen on June 1, the Vatican said on Saturday, ending a closure caused by the coronavirus lockdown that has drained the Holy See’s coffers. A statement said the Museums, which house some of the world’s greatest Renaissance masterpieces as well as ancient Roman and Egyptian artefacts, can […]
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China must adhere to multilateralism, market forces – Xi

SHANGHAI (Asia) – China must adhere to multilateralism and remain open even though protectionist thinking is on the rise internationally, state broadcaster reported the country’s President Xi Jinping said on Saturday, state media reported. He made the comments on the sidelines of the country’s annual meeting of parliament. He also said China must let the
Asia

Hong Kongers fret over Beijing’s planned new security laws

HONG KONG (Asia) – Newspaper vendor Man, 60, was speechless when she saw the headline that Beijing plans to impose national security laws on Hong Kong, and worried what the future holds for youth in the Chinese-ruled city. Communist Party rulers in Beijing on Friday unveiled details of the legislation that critics see as a […]