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One of five trading gates at Myanmar-China border reopens

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to traders in the Shan State, border trade with Myanmar, which the Chinese government shut ...


WTA suspends tournaments in China due to Peng Shuai crisis

The WTA said Wednesday that it is suspending all tournaments in China over concerns about the safety of Chinese player ...


WTA suspends tournaments in China over Peng Shuai

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) is suspending all events in China after accusing the country of failing to investigate claims ...


Myanmar's Coup Economy Is 'Boom and Bust'

BANGKOK - Myanmar's economy is crumbling and experts predict more illegal trade and zero growth in 2022.The Southeast Asian country's ...


Is it true that the center of Asia is in... Russia

This spot is believed to be the geographical center of Asia. But who decided that this was so and when?There ...


Despite its climate pledge, China finances coal power plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Washington [US], December 1 (ANI): Despite making a climate pledge made by Chinese Xi Jinping at the global stage, China ...


Oppo Find X4 Pro confirms chipset, officially slated for Q1 2022 release

Beijing [China], December 1 (ANI): As Qualcomm introduced its latest flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, many companies raced ...


WHO Works Toward International Pact on Pandemic Prevention

The World Health Organization (WHO) Wednesday began a lengthy process to develop an international agreement on the prevention and control ...


Fraud, bribery linked to China-Congo 'deal of the century': Report

Washington DC [US], December 1 (ANI): A massive deal between Chinese state-owned engineering firms and the Democratic Republic of Congo ...


China to accelerate training of high-quality workers, skilled talent

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- China will speed up efforts to train high-quality workers and talent ...


Xi Story: Xi's letters to Dulong people

BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Dulong is an ethnic minority group residing in the mountains of southwest China's Yunnan Province. ...


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After outage, no 911 calls, T-Mobile to pay $20 million fine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), following a 12-hour outage in June 2020 ...

Indian government tells citizens not to purchase Starlink internet

NEW DELHI, India: The Starlink Internet Services of Elon Musk's SpaceX aerospace company has been told by the Indian government ...

Biden gives OK to build wind farm off New York

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has announced that it is planning to construct a large-scale wind farm off Rhode Island, ...

Dow Jones loses 652 points in market reassessment of variant risks

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street shuddered again on Tuesday as fears of a new virus outbreak attributed to ...

US sees highest level of inflation since 1991, says Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON D.C.: US inflation has reached its highest level since 1991, according to the Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index, the ...

US gasoline price at $3.39 for Thanksgiving, up from $2.11 in 2020

Los Angeles, California: The price of gasoline in the United States during Thanksgiving was at least $1.20 per gallon more ...

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After riots, labor strife France weighs semi-autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS, France: The French government is offering increased autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, after COVID-19-related riots and long-running ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...

As Barbados becomes Republic, role of British monarchy to end

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: In a colonial unshackling, Barbados will say goodbye to the British monarch, as the reign of Queen Elizabeth ...

Hesitant Europeans open Christmas markets with eye on Covid

FRANKFURT, Germany: A surge in new COVID-19 cases left an uneasy feeling hanging over Frankfurt's Christmas market, as well as ...

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Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...


US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...


Under new security law, Hong Kong independence leader sent to jail

HONG KONG: Tony Chung, former leader of Hong Kong pro-independence group Studentlocalism, was sentenced to 43 months in prison after ...


Hard hit by Covid variant, Asia reports more people now vaccinated

SINGAPORE: Three months after Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, just 11 percent of its population had received at least one ...


One of five trading gates at Myanmar-China border reopens

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to traders in the Shan State, border trade with Myanmar, which the Chinese government shut ...


WTA suspends tournaments in China due to Peng Shuai crisis

The WTA said Wednesday that it is suspending all tournaments in China over concerns about the safety of Chinese player ...


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