BTS to return to UN as South Korea’s special envoy for post-Covid world

Members of K-Pop band, BTS perform on ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ show in Central Park in New York on May 15, 2019. (Reuters photo) HONG KONG: K-pop boy band BTS has just received a rare non-musical title – South Korea’s special envoy for public diplomacy.President Moon Jae-in appointed the seven-member group as the Special Presidential…

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Yellen warns Congress on debt limit

Please try another search Economy24 minutes ago (Jul 23, 2021 03:05PM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks as she joins White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki for the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. May 7, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Treasury Secretary…

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China bars for-profit tutoring in core school subjects -document

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People stand outside the headquarters of the New Oriental Education & Technology Group in Beijing, China, November 25, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo SHANGHAI (Reuters) -China is barring tutoring for profit in core school subjects to ease financial pressures on families that have contributed to low birth rates, news that sent shockwaves…

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Deal to create $22 billion German property giant stumbles

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An office building of the German property group Deutsche Wohnen is pictured in Berlin, Germany June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch By Alexander Hübner and Matthias Inverardi DUESSELDORF (Reuters) -Europe’s biggest real estate takeover could fall through, at least for now, after Germany’s Vonovia warned on Friday that it likely had not…

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