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Taiwan thanks US for approving weapon sale

Taipei [Taiwan], August 5 (ANI): Taiwan has thanked the US administration for approving a USD 750 million weapon sale to ...


5.8-magnitude quake jolts waters off Taiwan: CENC

Taipei [Taiwan], August 5 (ANI/Xinhua): A 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted the waters near Yilan County of China's Taiwan at 5:50 am ...


US approves USD 750 mln in arms sales to Taiwan

Taipei [Taiwan], August 5 (ANI): The United States on Wednesday (local time) approved its first arms sale to Taiwan, a ...


Japan plans to deploy missiles in Taiwan in 2022

Taipei [Taiwan], August 5 (ANI): Japan is planning to deploy missile units on an island 300 kilometers off the coast ...


China renews blue alert for Typhoon Lupit

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- China's national observatory on Wednesday renewed a blue alert for Typhoon ...


Medal table at Tokyo Olympic Games on August 5

TOKYO, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Following is medal table at the Tokyo Olympic Games after the competitions on Thursday, August ...


Medalists at Tokyo Olympic Games on Thursday, August 5

TOKYO, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Following are the medalists at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Thursday, August 5 (all local ...


Final placings of table tennis women's team at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Following are the results of table tennis women's team at the Tokyo Olympic Games here ...


Mainland urges U.S. to stop arms sales to Taiwan

BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Thursday expressed his country's strong opposition to U.S. arms sales ...


GLOBALink | China slams U.S. approval of arms sale to Taiwan

BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- China on Thursday expressed firm opposition to the U.S. State Department's approval of an arms ...


1st LD-Writethru: China slams U.S. approval of arms sale to Taiwan

BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- China on Thursday expressed firm opposition to the U.S. State Department's approval of an arms ...


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Standard and Poor's 500 and Nasdaq close at record levels

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data including a decline in initial jobless claims to 385,000 boosted stocks on ...

$1 billion London film studio to ensure UK remains film destination

LONDON, England: In the first overseas expansion of their Sunset Studios platform, U.S. firms Blackstone and Hudson Pacific Properties said ...

U.S. citizens told not to travel to Ireland as Covid variant surges

ATLANTA, Georgia: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that Americans avoid travel to Ireland, even ...

Asian stock investors lack resolution, Nikkei 225 rises 144 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia mirrored Wall Street's overnight performance, finishing mixed and barely moved.The Australian All Ordinaries ...

China reports slowest factory growth since February 2020

BEIJING, China: Expansion of China's factory sector in July was the most sluggish in seventeen months, on the back of ...

Bombardier union ends one week strike at Toronto assembly plant

TORONTO, Canada: Union workers at Bombardier's business-jet assembly plant in Toronto ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement on Saturday, ...

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China reports slowest factory growth since February 2020

BEIJING, China: Expansion of China's factory sector in July was the most sluggish in seventeen months, on the back of ...

Deadline for UN pledges on greenhouse gases missed by China, India

BERLIN, Germany: China and India missed a U.N. deadline to submit new plans detailing how they will reduce greenhouse gas ...

Piyush Goyal meets Tony Abbott

New Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI): Union Minister Piyush Goyal met Australian Prime Minister's Special envoy, Tony Abbott on Thursday ...

If machines can be inventors, could AI soon monopolise technology?

What does it mean to be an inventor?In patent law, designed to protect the intellectual property of inventors, officials are ...

White House Weighs Proof of Vaccination for Foreign Visitors

The White House has confirmed that it is considering requiring foreign visitors to show proof of vaccination to potentially restart ...

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Florida records highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations

MIAMI, Florida: One day after recording the highest number of new daily COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, ...


Despite efforts to save 1,500 jobs, Virginia drug plant closes

CHARLESTON, West Virginia: A West Virginia pharmaceutical plant that employed some 1,500 people has closed, despite a late effort by ...


Delta variant causes more Americans to get vaccinated: White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: The average number of Americans being vaccinated against COVID-19 rose by 30 percent, as the Delta variant is ...


Wildfires, high temperatures strike Sicily, Italy

Catania, Sicily: Italian firefighters are battling wildfires in Sicily for a second consecutive day.The fires reached the town of Catania ...


U.S. doctors' groups endorse COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women

CHICAGO, Illinois: All pregnant women should receive Covid vaccines, according to two major U.S. obstetricians' groups.Citing data collected from tens ...


Protests in France to block use of Covid health pass

PARIS, France: Thousands of people in Paris and other French cities protested against the introduction of a mandatory COVID-19 health ...


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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 ...