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Nepal, China sign 8 pacts for projects worth $2.4 billion

Nepal and China on Wednesday signed eight agreements worth US$ 2.4 billion in Beijing during the second day of official visit of Prime Minister KP Oli to China. These agreements are reached between the two governments and private sectors of Nepal and China where

Native title ‘doesn’t offer much’ for Indigenous people at Henbury Station, traditional owner says

Despite being awarded native title over one of the Northern Territory’s most controversial cattle stations, a newly recognised traditional owner says the determination will “do nothing substantial to help Indigenous people”. The Federal Court sat in the dry Finke River on Henbury Station, 120

Room refresh – furnish your entire dining room for under £750

We’ve chosen a tasteful and calming coastal look We’ll admit, getting everyone off the sofa and up to the table for dinner is never the easiest task, but perhaps a lovely news dining area will help? We’ve picked some classic pieces from the Ideal Home

Big reveal: $529K for a spacious Tudor City 1BR with modern updates

This week’s Pricespotter apartment—a spacious one-bedroom in Tudor City—is asking $529,000. Among the many guesses, it was Eulipian (who wasn’t impressed with the apartment) who came the closest by guessing $526,000. The co-op is located within a full-service building at 333 East 43rd Street (which, according to Google

Ethiopia PM wants a more professional army, equipped for modern warfare

Hardly a day after human rights group Amnesty International called for the disbandment of a notorious paramilitary police unit in Ethiopia, the prime minister Abiy Ahmed has called for reforms in the country’s defence forces. In a discussion with senior members of the Ethiopian

Unicel Architectural Offers Design Solution for Windows and Doors to Improve Safety and Security in Schools

Unicel Architectural announced today that its Vision Control® internal louvers can help make schools safer in the event of a shooting. Unicel manufactures the Vision Control® extruded aluminum louvers within sealed glass units as a privacy and shading solution for educational facilities and other

Nail salons used as a front for modern slavery

The police have warned that British high street nail salons are operating as a front for organised crime, including trafficking and slavery. The salons – particularly Vietnamese nail bars – are using their cash-only structure to launder money from cannabis farms and prostitution. According

The people to follow for some Insta interiors inspiration

Instagram’s 800m-plus users feature plenty of people to love from the interior world. From professionals and amateurs at home and much further afield, here’s Carol O’Callaghan’s pick of who to follow. As a latecomer to Instagram and its 800m users, it took news of the astonishing

12 designs awarded for British furniture innovation and excellence at Design Guild Mark

Paul Kelley’s Magnetic Copper Cube series that won the Jonathan Hindle Prize for Excellence Every year, the Design Guild Marks (now in its 10th edition) celebrate the excellent craft, creativity and ingeniousness which lie at the heart of the British furniture industry. This year’s awards honour

Iridescent plants for lighting up the gloom

The natural world is full of wondrous visual tricks, from the eerie glow of floating fireflies to the ever-changing camouflage of chameleons. But for me perhaps the most fascinating of all is iridescence – the shimmering, jewel-like colours of butterfly wings or peacock feathers