Thu, 23 Sep 2021

After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...

Ad revenue on Australian commercial radio stations surges in August

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Australian commercial radio ad revenue has bounced back up despite ongoing lockdown restrictions across the country.Revenue ...

China enacts emergency procedures after earthquake hits Sichuan

BEIJING, China: China is carrying out emergency procedures after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province in the country's southwest, killing ...

China seeks membership in Asia trade group Trans-Pacific Partnership

BEIJING, China: Seeking to expand its influence, China is seeking to join an 11-nation Asia-Pacific free trade group, the Comprehensive ...

US to provide Australia with nuclear submarines to blunt Chinese

WASHINGTON, D.C.: U.S. President Joe Biden, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison have announced that ...

Majority of Japanese companies say business to recover in 2021

TOKYO, Japan: A survey by Reuters found that most Japanese companies believe the recovery of the country's economy has reached ...

North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...

ATP roundup: Pablo Carreno Busta wins in France

Second-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain posted a 7-5, 6-2 win over Sweden's Mikael Ymer on Wednesday in a second-round ...

G4 nations underlines urgency of UNSC reforms

New York [US], September 23 (ANI): The foreign ministers of G4 countries --India, Brazil, Germany and Japan --on Wednesday (local ...

This is how PM Modi spends time on 'long flight' to US

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday went through papers and some files on the plane ...

CDS General Rawat is in Russia to attend SCO peace mission:

Moscow [Russia], September 22 (ANI): Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat is in Russia to attend the Shanghai Cooperation ...

'Macron, Biden agree open consultations among allies'

Washington DC [US], September 22 (ANI): Almost a week after the announcement of the Australia-UK-US (AUKUS) trilateral security pact, US ...

Indian envoy Taranjit Sandhu shares six 'broad elements'

Washington [US], September 22 (ANI): Indian ambassador Taranjit S Sandhu on Wednesday highlighted six "broad elements" of Prime Minister Narendra ...

Genetic brain disease reverses after birth

Tokyo [Japan], September 22 (ANI): Researchers at the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR) in Japan report that Kleefstra syndrome, ...

US announces USD 370mn to administer covid vaccines

Washington DC [US], September 22 (ANI): Highlighting the importance of the Quad grouping in the United States' COVID-19 vaccine initiative, ...

'Covishield not a problem, having discussions on certificat

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Amid concerns in India about UK's new travel rules, British High Commissioner to India ...

China opposes new round of US sanctions on Ethiopia

Beijing [China], September 22 ((ANI/Xinhua): China opposes the new round of sanctions imposed by the US on Ethiopia, Chinese Foreign ...

Update: Xi sends birthday greetings to Nobel laureate Chen Ning Yang

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent best wishes to renowned physicist ...

Xi sends birthday greetings to Nobel laureate Chen Ning Yang

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent best wishes to renowned physicist ...

One year on, China moving closer to carbon neutrality

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Exactly one year ago, China announced that it would strive to ...

Taiwan applies to join TPP free trade group

Taipei [Taiwan], September 22 (ANI): Taiwan on Wednesday filed an official application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for ...

Jaishankar to attend G4 talks, G20 meeting on Afghanistan

By Naveen KapoorNew York [US], September 22 (ANI): India will be participating in the G4 Foreign Ministers meeting and also ...

Russia, China, Pakistan to maintain contacts with Taliban

Moscow [Russia], September 22 (ANI): Special representatives of Pakistan Russia and China agreed with the Taliban to maintain contacts at ...

Office buildings in major cities vacant in mainland China

Beijing [China], September 22 (ANI): As many as 19 out of 40 cities in mainland China, has recorded vacancy rate ...

Turkey's Erdogan again rakes up Kashmir issue at UNGA

New York [US], September 22 (ANI): Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan once again raked up the issue of Kashmir at ...

'Newton' marks 4 years on Indian cinema

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 22 (ANI): Actor Rajkummar Rao on Wednesday marked 4 years of his much-acclaimed film 'Newton'. Taking ...

China's new decree imposes Mandarin language on Tibetan chi

Dharmashala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], September 22 (ANI): A new decree by China has imposed the Mandarin language on all preschool ...

Farmers' sports contest held to celebrate harvest in E China

© Provided by Xinhua JIANDE, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- A farmers' sports contest is held on Wednesday in Datong Town ...

Xi extends greetings ahead of Chinese farmers' harvest festival

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday extended greetings to farmers and ...

Exploring how to expand vaccine certification,says UK

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Amid concerns in India about UK's new travel rules, Britain has said that it ...

China to intensify regulations on secondary vocational schools

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- China will implement stricter regulations on secondary vocational schools in students ...

Xi urges world to practice true multilateralism

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for improving global governance ...

Pakistan desires strong ties with US: Shah Mahmood Qureshi

New York [US], September 22 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Islamabad wants strong ties with ...

MCC to use gender-neutral term "batters"

London [UK], September 22 (ANI): The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Wednesday announced amendments to the laws of the game ...

UK government approves Covishield as approved vaccine

London [UK], September 22 (ANI): United Kingdom government on Wednesday in its revised travel advisory said that Covishield is qualified ...

Soaring energy prices become major headache for China

Europe is being ravaged by an unprecedented energy crisis, and it may already be spreading. Asia, the world's biggest buyer ...

Number of Chinese workers to cross 5 million by 2025

Islamabad [Pakistan] September 22 (ANI): Amid China's growing dominance in Pakistan, officials on Tuesday said that over 5 million Chinese ...

On this day in 2007: Dhoni and boys defeated Australia

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): It was on this day, 14 years ago, when MS Dhoni-led India defeated Australia ...

PM Modi departs for three-day visit to US

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embarked on a three-day visit to the United States ...

US, Japan, South Korea to discuss N Korea

New York [US], September 22 (ANI/Sputnik): The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea will meet on Wednesday in New ...

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Wall Street in recovery mode, Dow Jones gains 338 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose strongly on Wednesday as the Chinese real estate giant China Evergrande began ...

New York City welcomes first whiskey distillery in over a century

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Great Jones Distilling Company's four-story distillery, which opened last month in Manhattan, is the borough's ...

UK's Johnson has questions to ask Amazon's Bezos over payment of taxes

LONDON, England: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face off with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos regarding his company's tax payments, ...

Deal with Evergrande's bondholders soothe Asian market fears

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia settled down on Wednesday a China Evergrande announced that it was paying ...

India bans issuing new MasterCards over data storage concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: In U.S. government emails, as reported by Reuters, India's decision in July to ban MasterCard from issuing new ...

Teamsters target Canada Amazon workers for union membership

TORONTO, Canada: The Teamsters Union has begun a campaign to organize workers at nine Amazon facilities in Canada.The Teamsters, among ...

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