Fri, 27 May 2022

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 ...

Mandalay medical student traveling with family shot dead by military

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to a source close to the victim's family, regime forces shot and killed a third-year medical ...

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 ...

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 ...

Over 1,200 PTI workers, leaders arrested in Punjab

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - After reaching a final decision not to allow Imran Khan's 'Azadi March' on the capital, the government ...

Dhaka University students clash: Thirty-one injured

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Leaders and activists from the Chhatra League and the Chhatra Dal (student wings of the Awami League, ...

Vietnam fires head of stock exchange over corruption

HANOI, Vietnam: Vietnam's government announced that it has removed Le Hai Tra, general director of the Ho Chi Minh Stock ...

PTI's long march: Imran asks military to stay neutral

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - PTI Chairman Imran Khan announced on Sunday that his long march, the "Azadi March," will arrive in ...

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 ...

Devastating floods affect over four million in 5 Bangladesh districts

DHAKA, Bangladesh Due to extensive flooding in north-eastern Bangladesh, over 1.5 million children are at risk of waterborne diseases, drowning, ...

U.S. Under Secretary of State, Uzra Zeya meets PM Deuba

KATHMANDU, Nepal - A courtesy meeting with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba was held on Sunday by a delegation led ...

Multiple villages along Chindwin River torched by Myanmar army

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, the army raided and set fire to at least seven villages along the ...

Bangladeshi human traffickers ring busted in India: 11 jailed

BENGALURU, India - A special Indian court sentenced notorious human-trafficking suspect Rifadul Islam, aka Ridoy Babo, and six other Bangladeshi ...

Indian private space launch company Skyroot sees first launch in 2023

NEW DELHI, India: Skyroot, India's first privately held company to design, build and test a solid rocket propulsion system, successfully ...

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 ...

WHO Regional Director Dr. Ahmed Al Mandhari in Pakistan to meet leadership

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Federal Directorate of Immunisation (FDI) inaugurated a dry storage warehouse on Saturday to increase storage capacity ...

Nepal to revise law allowing private sector to engage in electricity trade

KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepal is expected to have surplus energy starting this monsoon, which India is eager to buy. Still, the ...

Malaysia abetting terrorism: Myanmar reacts to a meeting in Washington DC

YANGON, Myanmar - A junta spokesperson said in a press conference on Thursday that Myanmar's military council objected to a ...

Bangladesh: Woman wearing obscene attire attacked at railway station

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A group of people attacked a young woman at Narsingdi Railway Station for wearing an obscene outfit.The ...

Asia Album: A glimpse of late-medieval Hindu Kantaji Temple in Bangladesh

© Provided by Xinhua DINAJPUR, Bangladesh, May 27 (Xinhua) -- Kantanagar Temple, commonly known as Kantaji Temple, which is a ...

Asia Album: Farmers thresh paddy in India's Tripura

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Geetanjali Shree's Tomb of Sand wins International Booker Prize, first for Hindi novel

London [UK], May 27 (ANI): A Delhi-based writer Geetanjali Shree has become the first Indian writer to win the International ...

Pakistan police open multiple criminal investigations into four journalists

New York [US], May 27 (ANI): Pakistani authorities must immediately drop their investigations into journalists Sami Abraham, Arshad Sharif, Sabir ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hafele introduces all new smart height adjustable table fittings

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): Our lifestyles are constantly adapting to new places, changing times, and evolving technologies. We ...

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 ...

Tibetan monks forced into taking blame for destroyed statues in Drago

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], May 26 (ANI): The Chinese authorities in Sichuan province are forcing the Tibetan monks in Drago ...

BTS to discuss anti-Asian hate crimes and celebrate AANHPI heritage month with US President Joe Biden

Washington [US], May 26 (ANI): Popular South Korean Grammy-nominated band BTS will be joining US President Joe Biden at the ...

'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 ...

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 ...

Sensex trades weak for 4th straight day; RIL, HUL slide

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 26 (ANI): The Indian stock market's benchmark Sensex was trading in the red for the fourth ...

I-T sleuths conducting raids at 35-40 premises of Asian Granito India in Gujarat

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], May 26 (ANI): The Income Tax department is conducting raids at 35-40 premises of Asian Granito India ...

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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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