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Pelosi's Taiwan visit undermines peace and stability across Taiwan Strait: Yanqi

KATHMANDU, Nepal The Chinese ambassador to Nepal has criticized US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. According to Ambassador ...


Bangladesh refuses to become China's lackey despite being part of Belt and Roat initiative

Dhaka [Bangladesh], August 10 (ANI): Despite being part of China's Belt and Road Initiative and enjoying growth in trade and ...


Why China avoids banning Taiwanese chip imports

Beijing [China], August 9 (ANI): China has imposed economic sanctions against Taiwan following a trip by US House Speaker Nancy ...


Can Ukraine's China Outreach Actually Work?

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been unable to secure a direct line with China's Xi Jinping since Russia invaded his ...


Taiwan trip was 'totally worth it' Pelosi

The US house speaker insists she had ?overwhelming bipartisan support? for her controversial visitUS House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi ...


Biden Signs Semiconductor Bill Boosting US Competitiveness

Washington - U.S. President Joe Biden has signed the CHIPS and Science Act, which aims to boost U.S. competitiveness against ...


Chinese military preparing for worst-case scenarios

Beijing [China], August 9 (ANI): Justifying its large-scale military drills and airspace violations in the East and South China sea, ...


Biden signs semiconductors bill aimed at competing against China

Washington [US], August 9 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a semiconductors investment bill in a bid to ...


Taiwan's defence forces start robust training to counter PLA threat

Taipei [Taiwan], August 9 (ANI): Amid rising Chinese aggression, Taiwan's Defense Ministry said that the country is involved in robust ...


Global lawmakers express concern over China's threats against Taiwan

New Delhi [India], August 9 (ANI): A group of global parliamentarians have expressed grave concern over Chinese military threats against ...


Chinese to not invade Taiwan, drills a tactic to pacify hypernationalists: Report

Beijing [China], August 9 (ANI): China's naval exercises and airspace violations in the East and South China sea are to ...


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U.S. stocks surge, dollar crumbles on CPI data, Nasdaq Composite up 2.89%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply on Wednesday despite the latest reading that inflation in the United ...

Indian fighter jet draws interest, orders from nations worldwide

DELHI, India: India's defense ministry has said that the country has offered to sell 18 Tejas light single-engine jet combat ...

East Europe tourism takes dramatic downturn due to Ukraine war

WARSAW, Poland: Julie, who preferred not to give her full name, booked a group of trips to Warsaw last year, ...

Asian stocks in retreat, Nikkei 225 and Hang Seng fare worst

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks traded lower in Asia on Wednesday. Technology stocks were the hardest hit, and the exchange ...

Home grocery deliveries fall in U.S. due to increase in food costs

WASHINGTON D.C.: As prices for food and other basic staples are rising, U.S. demand for grocery deliveries is cooling, with ...

Bangladesh to send 600,000-800,000 migrant workers to Malaysia in six months

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - After almost four years, the Bangladesh High Commission in Malaysia on Tuesday welcomed the first group ...

Asia Pacific

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China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

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Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...


Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...


Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...


China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...


Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...


Cars swept away during record floods in Death Valley National Park

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, California: Record rainfall on August 5 caused floods at Death Valley National Park that closed all ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...