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Nations in South Pacific shifting allegiance from Australia to China

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, Beijing's hosting of a summit involving many tiny Pacific countries is significant. It ...


Electricity cutbacks in China as price of coal soars

BEIJING, China: Throughout the world, countries are suffering from the disruptions of global supply chains.A growing list of commodities and ...


Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...


Experts say Chinese demand for natural gas to challenge energy market

BEIJING, China: Amid anoutlook for cold winter temperatures, China's quest for obtaining larger volumes of natural gas is expected to ...


Japan PM plans to attend COP26 summit

Tokyo [Japan], October 24 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio is planning to attend the UN summit on climate change ...


Philippines scales up diplomatic protests against Beijing over South China Sea

Manila [Philippines], October 24 (ANI): Scaling up its number of protests against Beijing's actions in the South China Sea (SCS), ...


Australia launches 'spread freedom' COVID-19 vaccination push amid battle against 3rd wave

Canberra [Australia], October 24 (ANI/Xinhua): The Australian government has launched the next phase of its coronavirus vaccination campaign as the ...


China greenlights five ChiNext IPOs

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- China's securities regulator has approved the initial public offering (IPO) registration ...


Chinese, Russian naval vessels pass together Osumi Strait for 1st time: Japan

Tokyo [Japan], October 24 (ANI): Chinese and Russian naval vessels have passed together through the Osumi Strait off Japan's southwestern ...


Outpouring of enthusiasm for Chinese books at Frankfurt Book Fair

© Provided by Xinhua A group of 51 Chinese publishers managed to bring around 1,500 Chinese books and dozens of ...


T20 WC: It was day that didn't go as per plan, says Temba Bavuma

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 23 (ANI): South African skipper Temba Bavuma expressed his disappointment as his team was defeated by ...


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In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...

Proud father, courageous kids celebrate on top of the world

KATHMANDU, Nepal - A combined ascent of Mt Everest by three members of a Sherpa family has been recognized by ...

Nations in South Pacific shifting allegiance from Australia to China

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, Beijing's hosting of a summit involving many tiny Pacific countries is significant. It ...

Junta re-arrests 110 prisoners hours after releasing them in Yangon

YANGON, Myanmar - According to a rights group reporting the plight of Myanmar's political prisoners, at least 110 of the ...

Electricity cutbacks in China as price of coal soars

BEIJING, China: Throughout the world, countries are suffering from the disruptions of global supply chains.A growing list of commodities and ...

PDM plans country-wide protest on Friday in Pakistan

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) began a 15-day country-wide protest against increasing costs of petroleum products and ...

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In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...

Eruption of Canary Island volcano sets new record

LA PALMA, Canary Islands: Officials in the Canary Islands said there are no signs that the eruption of a volcano, ...

British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe loses appeal in Iran

LONDON, ENGLAND: A British-Iranian woman arrested and jailed in 2016, has had her court appeal rejected by Iranian authorities.Aid worker ...

China law would hold parents responsible for children's behaviorconduc

BEIJING, China: China will consider draft legislation, entitled the Family Education Promotion Law, to punish parents if their children exhibit ...

Nations in South Pacific shifting allegiance from Australia to China

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, Beijing's hosting of a summit involving many tiny Pacific countries is significant. It ...

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In spite of parts shortages, Tesla reports $1.62 billion profit in Q3

PALO ALTO, California: Despite a global pandemic and ongoing chip shortage, Tesla has reported a net income of $1.62 billion ...


US supply chain woes includes shortage of 80,000 truck drivers

ARLINGTON, Virginia: American Trucking Association (ATA) President Chris Spear said there are 80,000 fewer drivers than needed, as reported by ...


Russia says more gas to Europe after approval of Nord Stream 2

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has indicated that in exchange for increasing gas supplies to Europe to ease the current energy crisis, ...


Mixed day on U.S. markets, Nasdaq the biggest loser, down 147 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Friday with the Dow Jones advancing, while the Nasdaq Composite ...


Rise in gas prices forces utility companies to return to coal

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. power companies are increasing their coal consumption due to surging natural gas prices, dealing a blow to ...


To refinance after bankruptcy, Hertz files for IPO

WASHINGTON D.C.: Rental car company Hertz, which filed for bankruptcy early in the pandemic, emerging on 30th June, has filed ...


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