Fri, 17 Sep 2021

China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

South Korea fines Google $177M for antitrust violations

SEOUL, South Korea: In what could be one of South Korea's largest-ever antitrust cases, Google has been fined at least ...

Australia halt Qantas-Japan Airlines flight sharing

SYDNEY, Australia: Citing competition concerns as international travel is soon to resume, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has ...

Bullying of reporters in Australia accelerating rapidly

To be a political journalist, you have always needed to be able to resist bullying aimed at making you second-guess ...

With Covid cases rising, Queensland eyes COVID-19 locking down

Brisbane, Queensland: On Saturday, Queensland, Australia's third most populous state, said it could order a snap lockdown after recording several ...

UN asks China, US to cooperate on climate change efforts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The United States and China were encouraged to leave aside their differences to help maintain ...

S. Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile called 'game-changer'

SEOUL, South Korea: Described by analysts as a "game-changing" move, South Korea has developed a conventional submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) ...

Women's police stations in Australia: would they work for 'all' women?

Proposals to expand police powers, to criminalise coercive control and to establish specialist women's police stations have all occupied a ...

What led China to ban private tutors

Beijing [China], September 17 (ANI): China recently announced the ban on private tutoring in the country and faced protests by ...

Volcanic rock in Japan attracts many tourists

Tokyo [Japan], September 17 (ANI): Japan is a leading country with strong environment protection policy. The Government promises zero carbon ...

'Chikurin no Michi', a bamboo forest in Japan

Kyoto [Japan], September 17 (ANI): A bamboo forest called 'Chikurin no Michi' in Arashiyama district of Kyoto is one of ...

What's high on Xi's agenda for rural affairs

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping made another trip to the rural areas ...

'Territorial tensions becoming more challenging'

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Amid growing competition in the Indo-Pacific region, Australian High Commissioner Barry O'Farrell on Friday ...

China officially applies to join Asia-Pacific free-trade pact

The world's second-largest economy, China, has filed an application to enter the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), ...

China completes three-month manned mission for space station construction

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Three Chinese astronauts, the first sent to orbit for space station ...

China to make due contributions to humanity defeating pandemic: Xi

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- China will make due contributions to humanity's complete victory over the ...

Nicki Minaj slams cancel culture after anti-vaccine remarks

Washington [US], September 17 (ANI): Grammy-nominated rapper Nicki Minaj recently called out America's cancel culture after she spoke out about ...

'AUKUS pact formed after deep consideration'

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner Barry O'Farrell on Friday said that decision to form AUKUS (Australia-UK-US) ...

Paine confident of being fit for Ashes after neck surgery

Melbourne [Australia], September 17 (ANI): Australia Test skipper Tim Paine feels confident of being fit for the upcoming Test summer ...

China, Pakistan in rush to exploit weakening Afghan economy

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 17 (ANI): China and Pakistan are in rush to exploit the Afghan economy as both have announced ...

China brings astronauts back, advances closer to "space station era"

© Provided by Xinhua China has always stood for international space cooperation based on equality and mutual benefit, peaceful utilization ...

Fitzgibbon is quitting politics but this doesn't mean Albanese can party

One imagines the retirement of Joel Fitzgibbon at the next election simplifies things for Anthony Albanese, as he crafts a ...

Australia withdraw from Junior Hockey World Cups

Melbourne [Australia], September 17 (ANI): The Kookaburras (Australian men's hockey team) and Hockeyroos (Australian women's hockey team) will not compete ...

Equity indices up 0.7 pc, Bajaj twins gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 17 (ANI): Key equity indices were up during early hours on Friday with buying interest in ...

Chez Reavie in front after first round of PGA Tour season

Chez Reavie fired a 7-under-par 65 on Thursday to take the one-shot lead after the opening round of the 2021-22 ...

Forge stronger SCO partnership amid growing global uncertainties

© Provided by Xinhua Under the guidance of the Shanghai Spirit, a bedrock principle of the bloc, the SCO countries ...

China shouldn't' view ties with India

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): It is essential that China does not view its relations with India through the ...

Carli Lloyd bags five goals as USWNT routs Paraguay

Carli Lloyd scored a career-high and program-record-tying five goals to start her farewell tour as the U.S. women's national team ...

Jaishankar, Wang underlines to restore peace, tranquillity

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Friday underlined ...

6th BRICS Young Scientist Forum focuses on healthcare

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): At the sixth BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Young Scientist Forum, ...

France cancels US gala over Australian submarine deal

Paris [France], September 17 (ANI): Expressing fury over the Australian submarine deal, France on Thursday (local time) cancelled a gala ...

US strongest, most effective when work together with friend

Washington [US], September 17 (ANI): The House Foreign Affairs Committee which is responsible for foreign policy legislation and oversight on ...

Seattle to host 2023 All-Star Game

The Mariners will host the 2023 All-Star Game, Major League Baseball announced Thursday at the Space Needle in Seattle. The ...

S Jaishankar, Wang Yi discuss disengagement at SCO

Dushanbe [Tajikistan], September 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on early Friday met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on ...

Taiwan to spend an USD 8.69 billion in defence sector

Taipei [Taiwan] September 16 (ANI): Taiwan on Thursday announced to spend an additional USD 8.69 billion in the defence sector ...

Rising inflation: unless we act now, it will not be temporary

Consumer price inflation in the UK rose by 3.2% year on year in August, the highest annual rise in nearly ...

AUKUS: is an arms race with China the price of 'Global Britain'?

A new military alliance between the US, Australia and the UK will, for the first time, provide Australia with nuclear-powered ...

China submits application to joint TPP trade deal: Report

Beijing [China], September 16 (ANI): China has submitted an application to become a member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free ...

9 Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan air defence zone

Taipei [Taiwan], September 16 (ANI): Nine Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan's air defence identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday, marking the ...

Taiwan holds military drill amid Chinese threat

Taipei [Taiwan], September 16 (ANI): Taiwan has held five-day annual military exercises that prepared for a full-scale invasion by China, ...

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China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Wildfires threaten popular Spanish resort of Estepona

ESTEPONA, Spain: Spain sent in its military to help fight a wildfire that is continuing to threaten the popular Costa ...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announces candidacy for president

PARIS, France: The Socialist Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, said she will run in the 2022 French presidential election, despite ...

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