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China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...


Bangladesh collects biometric data of 800,000 refugees to send to Myanmar

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Sunday, China pledged to assist Bangladesh in repatriating thousands of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.Bangladesh Foreign Minister ...


Nepal looking at the Taiwan issue closely, supporting one-China policy

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal says it is closely monitoring the recent Taiwan issue and remains committed to the one-China policy.Sewa ...


Raid on Chinese-owned casino triggers gang war in town near Chinese border

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - At least one person has been killed in a series of attacks in Muse, northern Shan ...


After consecutive high-level Chinese visits, Nepal reciprocates

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Dr. Narayan Khadka, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will be in China from August 9 to 11.According to ...


Sense of universal responsibility is biggest contribution of Tibetan culture to world: Hollywood star Richard Gere

Lhasa [Tibet], August 11 (ANI): The 14th Dalai Lama's idea of Universal Responsibility is that of a global responsibility that ...


China: Xi's 'Zero Covid Policy' develops fault lines between administration, citizens

Hong Kong, August 11 (ANI): Owing to the hard-line "Zero Covid Policy" of the authoritarian regime of Xi Jinping in ...


China's "politically motivated" actions blocking sanctions on Pak-based terrorist exposes its doublespeak: sources

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): China's doublespeak and double standards against the world's shared battle against terrorism have been ...


Myanmar's Sanctions-Hit Junta Still Netting Vast Oil, Gas Profits

Bangkok - Vast oil and gas profits continue flowing to, and propping up, Myanmar's military junta a year and a ...


At 75, India Seeks Way Forward in Big but Job-Scarce Economy

NEW DELHI - As India's economy grew, the hum of factories turned the sleepy, dusty village of Manesar into a ...


China's extreme nationalism could blind itself to its problems

Beijing [China], August 11 (ANI): China's extreme nationalism, including the repeated assertion made under the Xi Jinping regime that the ...


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U.S. stocks bound ahead, Nasdaq advances more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. investors again plowed into stocks on Friday, many convinced inflation has peaked."Markets certainly got ...

Toyota issues stop driving order for BZ4X electric SUV

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has advised the owners of its BZ4X electric SUV to stop driving their vehicles and return them ...

U.S. to sue Google, claiming antitrust violations in ad sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S.Department of Justice is reportedly preparing to sue Google as soon as next month, claiming that the ...

Stocks in Asia tread water, Japan's Nikkei 225 the only winner

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan surged on Friday as investors and traders returned to their desks after a ...

Officials hopeful as UK consumer confidence rises

LONDON, England: A survey conducted by YouGov and consultancy Cebr reported that UK consumer confidence slowly rose in July, after ...

Bengali FM accuses Swiss ambassador of lying about bank accounts info

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has stated that the Switzerland Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard's claims that ...

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Croatian bus carrying Polish tourists crashes, 12 dead, 32 injured

ZAGREB, Croatia: Authorities have said that a weekend bus crash near Varazdin in Croatia killed 12 passengers and injured 32.The ...

US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

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Singapore leader says U.S.-China tensions could trigger conflict

SINGAPORE: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned this week of the possible miscalculations over tensions in Taiwan, stressing that ...


Tibet experiences rare COVID-19 surge, orders restrictions

LHASA: Tibet: After barely reporting any COVID-19 patients for more than two years, the autonomous Chinese region of Tibet is ...


Nepal's FM in China: China announces Rs15 billion aid to Nepal

QINGDAO, China - China announced a Rs15 billion grant to Nepal on Wednesday to invest in projects chosen by Nepal ...


Blinken: US has treaty to protect Philippines in S. China Seas

MANILA, Philippines: United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said that the U.S. will defend the Philippines if it ...


US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...


Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...


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