Sun, 29 May 2022

Hong Kong Catholic cardinal urges end to deal with China and Vatican

HONG KONG: In his first public remarks since he was arrested under Hong Kong's National Security Law earlier this month, ...

Nepal reiterates its firm support for One-China policy

BEIJING, China - Amid a flurry of U.S. arrivals and a senior official's recent meetings with Tibetan refugee leaders in ...

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 ...

In Tokyo, Biden supports Japan seeking seat on Security Council

TOKYO, Japan: U.S. President Joe Biden said this week that he supports calls for Japan to become a permanent member ...

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 ...

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 ...

Apple reported to move manufacturing from China

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Wall Street Journal has reported that Apple has told some of its contract manufacturers ...

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 ...

China makes all-out efforts to prop up foreign trade

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 29 (Xinhua) -- Against the headwinds from COVID-19 resurgences and external complexity, China's efforts ...

Indian coach Stimac wants to bring back Liston, Udanta and Bheke after loss against Jordan

Doha [Qatar], May 29 (ANI): Indian National Team head coach Igor Stimac stated that the squad will be working on ...

Brendon McCullum hints at Jos Buttler's return to England Test side

London [UK], May 29 (ANI): England's newly-appointed Test head coach Brendon McCullum has hinted at a possible return of wicketkeeper-batter ...

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi mentions Japanese nationals who stage Mahabharata, Ramayana in Asian countries

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): Lauding the India-Japan cultural ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 89th episode of ...

Key energy market headed for crunch this winter experts

LNG demand is expected to outstrip supply as the West shifts away from Russia, data showsThe liquefied natural gas (LNG) ...

China eyes for military base near US but Hawaii's Missile Defense sees no light of day

Beijing [China], May 29 (ANI): Even as China continues its attempt to expand its reach in the Pacific by negotiating ...

Xinjiang Police Files: Global brands fret over reputational, commercial loss

Beijing [China], May 29 (ANI): The release of Xinjiang Police Files, which shows the extent and extremely repressive nature of ...

View from The Hill: Peter Dutton faces his own 'long march'

A few weeks ago Peter Dutton would have been contemplating, in the event of the Morrison government's likely defeat, contesting ...

US, China ideological divide exposed after Russia-Ukraine war

Beijing [China], May 29 (ANI): According to experts, the Russia-Ukraine war in Eastern Europe has exposed the ideological divisions over ...

India commences groundwork for 5G spectrum auction, to introduce services by 2022-23

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): India has started the groundwork for 5G spectrum auctions slated to take place this ...

US-backed Indo-Pacific Economic Framework must help India reduce economic dependence on China

Beijing [China], May 29 (ANI): Though India has joined the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) alongside 11 Asian nations and the ...

GLOBALink | Smart farming gains steam in China's Ningxia

YINCHUAN, May 29 (Xinhua) -- Agricultural drones are flying above while driverless machines shuttle back and forth in a vast ...

US Gulf Coast Preps for Another Dangerous Hurricane Season

New Orleans - "Typically, I feel prepared," Susan Morley-Zender, a New Orleans, Louisiana, resident told VOA when asked about the ...

3 Deaths in Early US Heat Wave Raise Questions, Fears

CHICAGO - Temperatures barely climbed past 32 degrees Celsius and only for a couple of days. But the discovery of ...

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi mentions two Japanese who stage Mahabharat, Ramayana in Asian countries

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): Lauding the India-Japan cultural ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 89th episode of ...

Australia, US keeping watch on Wang Yi's visit to Pacific Island nations

Beijing [China], May 29 (ANI): Australia and the United States are closely watching the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's 10-day ...

China prepares to launch Shenzhou-14 crewed spaceship

© Provided by Xinhua JIUQUAN, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The combination of the Shenzhou-14 crewed spaceship and a Long March-2F ...

Chinatowns More Vibrant After Pandemic, Anti-Asian Violence

The last week of April was a whirlwind for San Francisco's Chinatown.The storied neighborhood debuted the AAPI Community Heroes Mural, ...

Some UK Companies to Trial 4-Day Workweek

LONDON - Louis Bloomsfield inspects the kegs of beer at his brewery in north London, eagerly awaiting June, when he ...

China's Pacific Plan Seen as Regional Strategic Game-Changer

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - When China signed a security pact with the Solomon Islands in April it raised concerns from ...

China reports 54 new Covid cases on Saturday

Beijing [China], May 29 (ANI): The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 54 new locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases of which 29 ...

Chinese Minister says China's human rights protection will be aligned to national 'conditions'

Beijing [China], May 29 (ANI): Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Ma Zhaoxu on Saturday said that no one can claim perfection ...

Eun-Hee Ji cruises into semis at LPGA Match-Play

South Korea's Eun-Hee Ji didn't lose a hole on Saturday, defeating Madelene Sagstrom of Sweden 7 and 6 in the ...

US slams China for 'restricting, manipulating' UN human rights chief's visit

Washington [US], May 29 (ANI): The United States on Sunday expressed concern over Beijing's efforts to restrict and manipulate the ...

CM Bommai asks Siddaramaiah to specify if he was Dravidian or Aryan

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 29 (ANI): After Siddaramaiah's 'Aryan' taunt at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj ...

Rights group let down after Bachelet hands out 'political victory' to China

Washington [US], May 29 (ANI): The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) has expressed disappointment with the UN High Commissioner for ...

China leverages targeted policies to bolster property market

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 29 (Xinhua) -- China has actively rolled out targeted measures such as relaxing restrictions ...

Downpours in Brazil Leave at Least 33 Dead

Brasília, Brazil - At least 28 people were killed Saturday in Brazil by heavy rain that for days has lashed ...

Downpours in Brazil Leave at Least 28 Dead

Brasília, Brazil - At least 28 people were killed Saturday in Brazil by heavy rain that for days has lashed ...

Hong Kong's incoming leader heads to China for official nod

Hong Kong, May 29 (ANI): Hong Kong's next leader John Lee is set to visit China, where he is likely ...

Pro Uyghur group slams UN rights chief's Xinjiang visit

Munich [Germany], May 29 (ANI): The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) has expressed its serious disappointment in the outcomes of the ...

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Albania offers ex-Soviet built naval base to NATO

TIRANA, Albania - Albania has offered NATO the Pashaliman naval base, 110 miles south of the capital Tirana, as "an ...

Italian prosecutors to ask for jail term for former PM Berlusconi

MILAN, Italy: Prosecutors in Milan are seeking a six year prison term for former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi for ...

Romania to continue flying MIG-21 fighters until 2023

BUCHAREST, Romania: Romania's defense ministry has said that it will continue flying its remaining MiG-21 Lancer fighter jets until May ...

Italian, Dutch soccer fans deported after clashes injure 19 police

TIRANA, Albania: Following violent clashes between Dutch and Italian fans and the police ahead of this week's Europa Conference League ...

New Japan lithium-air battery promises power for airplanes

TOKYO, Japan: A new high-density electric battery developed in Japan has the potential to power electric airplanes, according to industry ...

After earlier accepting 1 million migrants, Greece closes borders, sea

ATHENS, Greece: After a sharp increase in attempted entries by migrants through its Aegean islands and land border with Turkey ...

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