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Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, March 1

01 Mar 2021, 15:49 GMT+10

LOS ANGELES -- Chinese female director Chloe Zhao's feature film "Nomadland" won Best Motion Picture-Drama at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night, becoming the first film directed by a woman to win the trophy in the category in history.

The critically-acclaimed road-trip drama, starring two-time Oscar winner Frances McDormand, beat out "The Father," "Mank," "Promising Young Woman" and "The Trial of the Chicago 7" for the top prize in the motion picture drama category. (US-Golden Globes-Chloe Zhao)

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SEOUL -- South Korea's export grew 9.5 percent from a year earlier to 44.81 billion U.S. dollars in February, keeping an upward trend for the fourth consecutive month, a government report showed Monday.

The outbound shipment declined 3.9 percent in October, before rebounding 3.9 percent in November, 12.4 percent in December, and 11.4 percent each, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy. (South Korea-Export-February)

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NEW DELHI -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, on Monday.

The Covaxin vaccine is manufactured by "Bharat Biotech" company. (India-PM-Vaccination)

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NEW YORK -- China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) on Sunday said it regrets the decision made by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to delist its American depositary shares (ADSs).

The NYSE's decision and actions may affect the trading prices and volumes of ADSs issued by CNOOC, said a release by the company. (US-NYSE-CNOOC)

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