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Taiwan president vows not to submit to Chinese takeover

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has vowed that Taiwan would never "bow to pressure" from China and pledged to ...


Chinese app Sina Weibo blocks accounts of singers over satirical song against Beijing

Beijing [China] October 18 (ANI): Chinese microblogging website Sina Weibo on Saturday blocked the accounts of Malaysian rapper Namewee and ...


Analyst says early delivery of US made F-16 jets would help tackle incursions from Beijing

Taipei [Taiwan] October 18 (ANI): A border security analyst on Saturday said that early delivery of the US-made F16 jets ...


Indian Wells: Mertens-Hsieh win women's doubles title

California [US], October 17 (ANI): Elise Mertens of Belgium along with Su-Wei Hsieh from Taiwan won the women's doubles title ...


Japan pledge to donate more COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan

Taipei [Taiwan], October 17 (ANI): The Japanese government on Friday announced to donate more AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan ...


Exhausted Chinese employees start 'worker lives matter' campaign over grueling work hours

Beijing [China] October 17 (ANI): Aggrieved Chinese office workers have recently initiated a 'worker lives matter' campaign over gruelling work ...


Taiwan urges US to speed up delivery of F-16 jets amid growing threat from Beijing

Taipei [Taiwan] October 17 (ANI): Amid the growing threat from China, reports have emerged stating that Taiwan officials have urged ...


Can US ensure Taiwan's sovereignty without entering into war: Report

Taipei [Taiwan], October 16 (ANI): A threat looms around the US about a danger of war with communist China over ...


Taiwan 'prepared' for war amid increasing Chinese military activity

Taipei [Taiwan] October 15 (ANI): After the frequent intrusions by Chinese military aircraft into Taiwan's air defence identification zone (ADIZ), ...


Harvard University moves summer language program from China to Taiwan

Taipei [Taiwan], October 15 (ANI): Amid the increasing tensions between the US and China, Harvard University is set to relocate ...


India women's football team prepares for two friendlies in Sweden

Stockholm [Sweden], October 14 (ANI): The Indian women's team is all set to take off to Sweden, where they will ...


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To reduce disease, US seeks reduction in consumer salt use

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established new guidelines to help cut salt levels contained ...

Elon Musk home on the market for $32 million, $5 million price drop

SAN FRANCISCO, California: The Silicon Valley home of Tesla founder Elon Musk, which he originally bought for $29.85 million in ...

After 18 months, Irish to resume United States travel on Nov. 8th

WASHINGTON D.C.: After being locked out for 18 months during the Covid pandemic, fully vaccinated Irish travelers will be able ...

Electronics industry not hopeful for early end to chip shortages

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In a webcast, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has outlined its expansion strategies, which include building a Japan-based ...

Cheap coal makes a comeback in face of rising energy prices

MOSCOW, Russia: With surging natural gas prices leading again to the greater use of coal, TotalEnergies CEO Patrick Pouyanne highlighted ...

Delta variant blamed for 300,000 jump in August unemployment

WASHINGTON D.C.: A recently released report has detailed how the August surge of the Covid Delta variant saw record numbers ...

Asia Pacific

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Russia denies claims for return of Japanese islands seized after WWII

MOSCOW, Russia: The Russian government has issued a statement saying it disagreed with the comments of new Japanese Prime Minister ...

Man charged with smuggling $140mn worth of heroin into Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia - Australian authorities have seized the largest heroin shipment ever detected in Australia after intercepting 450kg of the ...

Seeking to reduce conflict, Indian, Chinese army commanders confer

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian Army spokesman has said Indian and Chinese army commanders met on Sunday to discuss how ...

Taiwan president vows not to submit to Chinese takeover

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has vowed that Taiwan would never "bow to pressure" from China and pledged to ...

Rory McIlroy wins CJ Cup for 20th Tour victory

Rory McIlroy converted an eagle putt from off the 14th green Sunday and held on for a one-stroke win at ...

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International

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At China's insistence, Apple deletes Quran app for Chinese Muslims

BEIJING, China: An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request ...


Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...


Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...


Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...


Bangladesh to move 81,000 Rohingya to island after UN deal

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh intends to transfer more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a distant island in the Bay of ...


Following fall semester suicides, Univ. North Carolina cancels classes

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina: Following a second student suicide during the fall semester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...


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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 ...