Fri, 27 May 2022

In Tokyo, Biden supports Japan seeking seat on Security Council

TOKYO, Japan: U.S. President Joe Biden said this week that he supports calls for Japan to become a permanent member ...

Indonesia criticizes UK raising rainbow flag at embassy

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Indonesia, this week, summoned the UK's ambassador to explain the raising of a gay rights flag at the ...

More lockdowns in Shanghai for mandatory Covid testing

SHANGHAI, China: The central Shanghai district of Jingan, a key commercial area in China's financial hub, has announced that it ...

US seeks stronger high tech ties to Taiwan

WASHINGTON D.C.: A leading U.S. official has said that even if Taiwan is excluded from President Joe Biden's Asian economic ...

Apple reported to move manufacturing from China

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Wall Street Journal has reported that Apple has told some of its contract manufacturers ...

US, Japan, Australia, India join to limit illegal fishing by China

LONDON, England: Citing a U.S. official, the Financial Times reported this week that during the Quad summit in Tokyo, the ...

Japan prime minister warns China over East China Sea moves

TOKYO, Japan: China's efforts to develop areas in the East China Sea are "unacceptable," Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said ...

American arrested, Chinese officials charged with spying in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Justice has said that an American citizen and four Chinese intelligence officers have been charged ...

After China bows out, new decision expected on Asian Cup host

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: After China's decision to not host the 2023 Asian Cup, a choice for a new host will ...

Century-old Italy-born brand Fila gains new life in China

© Provided by Xinhua FUZHOU, May 27 (Xinhua) -- Italy-born sportswear brand Fila has gained new life in China, with ...

US sanctions Russia-backed Iranian oil smuggling network involving Chinese firms

Washington [US], May 27 (ANI): The United States has sanctioned an international oil smuggling and money laundering network, led by ...

Chinese envoy criticizes US for failure as penholder on issue of South Sudan sanctions

New York [US], May 27 (ANI/Xinhua): A Chinese envoy on Thursday criticized the United States for failing to fulfill its ...

India can push for Tibet dialogue, says former ambassador

Washington [US], May 27 (ANI): China's conquest of Tibet caused long-term difficulties for India, but the Indian government can still ...

Can you use rapid antigen tests in children under 2 years old?

As we head into winter, you may have a sniffly child under two years old at home. Is it just ...

China exposes master of bullying

The Chinese military spokesman considers the US ?the least qualified country to blame others?The United States is "a master of ...

US Lays Out Strategy to Outcompete China

state department - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken outlined the Biden administration's strategy to outcompete China in the next ...

China, Russia Veto US Push for More UN Action on North Korea

united nations - China and Russia vetoed on Thursday a U.S.-led push to impose more U.N. sanctions on North Korea ...

Missing Tibetan writer said to be detained in prison in central China: Report

Lhasa [Tibet], May 27 (ANI): A Tibetan writer who has been held for more than a year after his arrest ...

US does not support Taiwan independence but will continue to expand ties: Blinken

Washington [US], May 27 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday said Washington does not support the ...

US launches new China House

The dedicated team will coordinate policy to counter BeijingUS Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced the launch of a ...

Kerala: Japanese Consul General visits Centre for Policy Research in Kochi

Kochi [Kerala], May 27 (ANI): Japanese Consul General Taga Masayuki San visited the Centre for Policy Research, Kochi on Thursday ...

Zimbabwe President Praises China, Slams West in Column

Johannesburg, South Africa - If there's a new cold war brewing and both China and the United States are trying ...

As land revenues dip, China puts the squeeze on local government expenses

Beijing [China], May 26 (ANI): With its real estate sector slowing down, China is cutting back on costs and issued ...

US not looking at Cold War, wants China to adhere to international rules: Blinken

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], May 26 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said the Biden administration is not ...

Indonesia, US eyeing South China Sea as hot spot for military drills: Report

Jakarta [Indonesia], May 26 (ANI): Indonesia is considering holding joint military exercises with the US on the Natuna Islands, near ...

No Doubt About it: Zimbabwe President Pro-China, Anti-US

Johannesburg, South Africa - If there's a new cold war brewing and both China and the United States are trying ...

US launches China House

The dedicated team will coordinate policy to counter BeijingUS Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced the launch of a ...

Biden to Host K-pop Stars BTS, Discuss Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Washington - K-pop superstars BTS will head to the White House next week to address hate crimes targeting Asians and ...

Chinese language, culture in vogue among Turkish youths

© Provided by Xinhua by Burak AkinciANKARA, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Muberra Batuhan, a young teacher considering China as her ...

Record champs Pakistan fail to qualify for World Cup after India enter super 4s in Asia Cup 2022

Jakarta [Indonesia], May 26 (ANI): It was heartbreak for Pakistan on Thursday as they failed to qualify for FIH Odisha ...

How far has the Quad moved in Tokyo?

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI): Having gained momentum with the first virtual meeting of its leaders in ...

Asia Cup 2022: India run riot against Indonesia 16-0, qualify for Super 4s

Jakarta [Indonesia], May 26 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team entered the super 4s after they thrashed hosts Indonesia 16-0 ...

Chinese camp guards told to shoot escaping Uyghurs: Reports

Beijing [China], May 26 (ANI): After leaked documents revealed the cruel reality behind Beijing's so-called "reeducation centres" in Xinjiang region, ...

KCR meets Deve Gowda, says there will be change at national level after 2024 polls

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 26 (ANI): Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who is seeking to bring opposition parties together ...

'Claiming Citizenship and Nation' by Dr Aishwarya Pandit launched today

New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): Dr Aishwarya Pandit's book titled "Claiming Citizenship and Nation" - Muslim Politics and State ...

China says it has 'no intention' of building military base in Solomon Islands

Honiara [Solomon Islands], May 26 (ANI): China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday said that Beijing has "no intention at ...

ROK enterprises expand industrial facilities in China's Guangdong

© Provided by Xinhua GUANGZHOU, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Two years into his overseas assignment to expand the hydrogen energy ...

China: CCP launches new measures to save 'failing' economy

Beijing [China], May 26 (ANI): As Chinese President Xi Jinping is adamant about not dissolving his Zero Covid policy even ...

Beijing's quest for global domination exposes 'Espionage Networks' in West

Beijing [China], May 26 (ANI): In a vital quest to emerge as the global superpower, China has embedded spies in ...

Russia named world's top wheat exporter

The country has become the number one supplier to the global market, President Putin saysPresident Vladimir Putin told the Eurasian ...

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Tesla says will assemble 2,600 cars per day in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China: Tesla plans to restore production at its Gigafactory 3 plant in Shanghai to pre-COVID-19 lockdown levels by this ...

U.S. stock markets move further ahead, S&P 500 gains nearly two percent

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply for a second day Thursday, following a less hawkish outlook by ...

Average age of cars on US roads rises to 12.2 years

DETROIT, Michigan: As supplies of new cars and light trucks remain tight due to supply chain issues, U.S. consumers are ...

Online class business sees 26% jump in business

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The market for global online tutoring services is expected to grow from $21 million in ...

Stocks in Asia finish mainly lower despite overnight surge on Wall Street

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia fell on Thursday, with the exception of the Chinese mainland market where modest ...

Closed since start of Covid, Chile to reopen Easter Island to tourists

SANTIAGO, Chile: Easter Island, one of Chile's most important tourist attractions, will reopen to visitors on August 1, the government ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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