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Thai government considering partners other than China for Kra Canal

BANGKOK, Thailand - In a major blow to China, Thailand has claimed that many countries including India, the U.S., as ...


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The news that Japan and the UK have reached a trade agreement in principle was heralded by

Rooftop playground makes the most of school's space in S China

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 17, 2020 shows a view of the sports field on top of a teaching building ...


Memorial hall commemorating Korean War reopens in NE China

Veterans of the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) and representatives from all walks of life mourn in front of the Memorial ...


Russia to ramp up its military presence in Far East

Moscow [Russia], September 20 (ANI): Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu has said the military presence will be strengthened in the ...


Quadruplets family shakes off poverty in E China

The quadruplet girls read a book at the classroom in Shangbao Village, Ganzhou City of east China's Jiangxi Province, Sept. ...


Army deploys additional brigade on LoC to plug infiltration from Pak

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): With Pakistan Army trying hard to push terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC), ...


Japan's new Prime Minister may meet Pompeo in October

Tokyo [Japan], September 19 (ANI/Sputnik): New Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga may meet US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in ...


China vows countermeasures over US ban on TikTok, WeChat

Beijing [China], September 19 (ANI): Amid worsening relations between two countries, China on Saturday said it resolutely opposed the move ...


Taiwan pledges deeper ties with US

Taipei [Taiwan], September 19 (ANI): Amid Chinese intrusion into Taiwan's air space, President Tsai Ing-wen has pledged deeper ties with ...


Xinhua Headlines: Memorial hall commemorating Korean War reopens in China

-- A memorial hall commemorating the War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-1953) reopened on Saturday in northeast ...


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Cloud9 add woxic, mezii to CS:GO roster

Ozgur "woxic" Eker and William "mezii" Merriman signed on with the revamped Cloud9 project, the organization announced Saturday. woxic signed ...

BFI president, executive council's tenure extended by 3 months

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): The tenure of the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) president Ajay Singh and the ...

Uncertain future for migrant workers, in a post-pandemic world

Gary Ryhhart, Senior Specialist on Employers' Activities, ILO, by Gary RyhnartGary Rynhart: When COVID-19 spread around the world, many migrants ...

Women condition in Pakistan result of 'callous apathy': EFSAS

Amsterdam [Netherlands], September 19 (ANI): Commenting on the two rape incidents in Pakistan, a European think tank on Friday said ...

Asia Album: Grape harvest season begins in Pakistan

A man harvests grapes at a vineyard on the outskirts of southwest Pakistan's Quetta on Sept. 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Irfan)ISLAMABAD, Sept. ...

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Dublin lockdown due to very real risk of widespread Covid transmission

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government has taken drastic action to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease Covid-19 in ...

More than 100 million Americans to lose use of WeChat, TikTok apps

The Trump administration issued a sweeping ban Friday that will begin barring downloads and use of the Chinese-owned mobile apps ...

Trump to nominate third justice following Ginsburg's death

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has been regarded as an iconic champion of women's ...

Threat of global famine looming yet again, says UN food body chief

The global hunger crisis caused by conflict and now compounded by COVID-19 is moving into a dangerous phase, the head ...

Exploring the most promising locations for extra-terrestrial life

The Earth's biosphere contains all the known ingredients necessary for life as we know it. Broadly speaking these are: liquid ...

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Trump's executive order to ban TikTok heading for the courts

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - TikTok has asked a federal judge in Washington to block the Trump administration from enacting a ban ...


Third consecutive day of losses for Nasdaq leads U.S. markets lower

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks wrapped up weekly losses for a third week in a row on Friday, ...


Nvidia promises to keep Arm brand, keep it neutral

Arm, the Cambridge-based microchip designer is a British tech success story. The firm designs software and semiconductors that are used ...


Stocks in Asia rise as U.S. dollar continues fall

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia broadly rose on Friday in a positive end to the week.The Australian bourse ...


Thai government considering partners other than China for Kra Canal

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