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US Senate bill could release billions for Taiwan security

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill, the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022, to increase U.S. support for ...


Two Taiwanese officials indicted in China on spying accusation

Taipei [Taiwan], June 25 (ANI): Two Taiwanese officials were indicted for their alleged involvement in developing a spying network for ...


Amid tensions with China, US reconnaissance plane flew over Taiwan Strait

Taipei [Taiwan], June 25 (ANI): Just days after 29 Chinese warplanes entered Taiwan's self-declared air defence identification zone, a US ...


Xi Jinping to visit Hong Kong, his first trip outside China since COVID began

Hong Kong, June 25 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit Hong Kong next week to mark the ...


India-Australia relation crucial to deter Chinese ambitions in Indo-Pacific: Former Australian MP

By Heena JoshiMelbourne [Australia], June 25 (ANI): Australia sees India as one of its most important partners to deter China ...


Hong Kong Textbook Revision Seen as Chinese Political Move

HONG KONG - Experts call China's most recent move to rewrite Hong Kong's history textbooks part of a larger plan ...


After pineapples, China bans grouper fish to restrict Taiwan's access to consumer market

Beijing [China], June 24 (ANI): China which banned Taiwanese pineapples last year is yet again flexing its economic muscle with ...


Xi Jinping and China's authoritarian politics

Beijing [China], June 23 (ANI): Since Chinese President Xi Jinping assumed his office, he introduced various measures to enforce discipline ...


Taiwan Scrambles Jets to Warn Away Chinese Aircraft

taipei, taiwan - Taiwan scrambled jets on Tuesday to warn away Chinese aircraft in its air defense identification zone including ...


Taiwan official proposes to reduce sales of semiconductor chips to China

Taipei [Taiwan], June 21 (ANI): Taiwan officials have proposed to reduce sales of semiconductor chips to China to counter Beijing's ...


Taiwan scrambles jets and missiles over Chinese flight

PLA fighters and bombers were spotted southwest of the islandTaiwanese interceptors took to the air on Tuesday as 29 Chinese ...


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Investors pull plug on share markets in Asia, Nikkei 225 falls 245 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in Asia fell sharply on Wednesday following large falls on Wall Street blamed on ...

Expect Indian inflation over 6%, says Reserve Bank of India deputy

NEW DELHI, India: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy governor Michael Patra says India's retail inflation is likely to breach ...

US airports saw 2.45 million air passengers on June 24

WASHINGTON D.C.: Despite weather and staffing issues resulting in travel disruptions, last week the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened ...

Nasdaq slumps nearly 3 percent in U.S. stocks sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - Disappointing economic data put an end to Wall Street's recent rally Tuesday, with all indices ...

UK body to recommend 4 to 5% pay raise for healthcare workers

LONDON, England: According to a report in the UK's Guardian newspaper, a government advisory agency, the National Health Service Pay ...

Asian stock markets gain on Chinese government move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose on Tuesday after China announced it would halve quarantine from 14 days ...

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US businesses raise possible US-Taiwan free trade agreement

TAIPEI, Taiwan: The American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan has recommended that the United States "urgently" initiate talks with Taiwan ...

China keeps up with demand for power during ongoing heat wave

BEIJING, China: Amidst warmer-than-normal weather, power consumption surged in the Chinese provinces north of the Yangtze river, with regions such ...

661 pound freshwater fish caught in Cambodia river

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught a stingray fish weighing 661 pounds, which is the ...

Cathay Pacific adds planes to Hong Kong, seeks to reopen after Covid

HONG KONG: Impacted by strict quarantine rules that caused a 98 percent drop in passengers, executives from Hong Kong carrier ...

Japan court says constitution does not protect same-sex couples

TOKYO Ruling that the country's ban on same-sex marriages does not violate the constitution, a Japanese court rejected a demand ...

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UK's Telegraph news block in Russia due to war coverage

MOSCOW, Russia: The UK newspaper, the Telegraph, has been blocked in Russia, following a request from the Russian prosecutor-general.The TASS ...


Airbus captain tries to land at Lahore runway closed two years ago

LAHORE, Pakistan - An Airbus 320 carrying 171 passengers narrowly avoided an accident at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Pakistan's second-largest ...


Biden vows to combat effects of Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday vowed to "do all in my power" to protect a woman's ...


Myanmar junta minister discusses nuclear cooperation with Russia

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-run media, a junta delegation discussed nuclear technology collaboration with a Russian state-owned atomic energy ...


U.S. to provide Tk2.3 crore as emergency funding for northern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing more than Tk2.3 crore in emergency funding ...


661 pound freshwater fish caught in Cambodia river

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught a stingray fish weighing 661 pounds, which is the ...


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