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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. ...

Anti-HIV course all the rage in university

© Provided by Xinhua LANZHOU, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- For Luo Xiaofeng's elective course in northwest China's Lanzhou University, students ...

Universal Beijing Resort plans expansion

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Universal Beijing Resort is planning its second phase of construction, ...

China's MeToo movement: 'Missing' tennis star reveals rot in Beijing's power corridors

Beijing [China], December 1 (ANI): China's tennis star Peng Shuai, sent shockwaves when she accused Zhang Gaoli, a senior Chinese ...

Ice skater Vishwaraj Jadeja qualifies for ISU World Cup, now one step away from Beijing Winter Olympics

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): Vishwaraj Jadeja, India's fastest long-distance ice-skater, has qualified for the International Skating Union (ISU) ...

BWF World Championships: Defending champ PV Sindhu handed tough draw, likely to face TTY in QFs

Madrid [Spain], December 1 (ANI): Reigning world champion PV Sindhu's title defence will not be easy as she will likely ...

China opposes former Japanese PM Abe's remarks on Taiwan

Beijing [China], December 1 (ANI): China has expressed firm opposition to former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recent remarks on ...

Russian men arrested over Chinese 'mail order bride scam'

Five men from the Russian republic of Mari El have been detained by the police after they were caught pretending ...

Beijing slams Australia over delusional miscalculation

China has called out Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton over an ?irresponsible? assessment of its foreign policy, after a speech ...

AUKUS aimed at China, US confirms

America's Asia security head has admitted that the AUKUS pact, which includes the sale of nuclear-powered submarines to Australia, was ...

US running short of Santas

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has created another supply shortage this Christmas season, according to the leading provider of holiday entertainers: ...

Johanna Konta announces retirement from tennis at age of 30

London [UK], December 1 (ANI): British tennis player Johanna Konta announced that her playing career has "come to an end". ...

Safer and More Convenient: Nearly 2 in 10 in APAC embrace digital payments during the pandemic

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI/Bloomingdale): Is cash still king in Asia Pacific (APAC)? Kaspersky's recent study showed it still ...

Russian men arrested for pretending to be girls on dating websites

Five men from the Russian republic of Mari El have been detained by the police after they were caught pretending ...

Women joining in Gwadar protest indicates gravity of situation: Pakistan's Islamist party leader

Lahore [Pakistan], December 1 (ANI): Hundreds of women along with their children have joined the ongoing protests against China-Pakistan Economic ...

Sunita Aggarwal opens new branch of SRA Pilates Fitness in Bandra West, Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 1 (ANI/NewsVoir): After successfully running her Pilates studio in Chembur, Mumbai for almost 4 years, Sunita ...

Chinese shares close mixed Wednesday

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks closed mixed on Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite ...

Beijing is warned not to commit economic suicide

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned China that the invasion of Taiwan would be ?economic suicide,? noting that ...

China In Eurasia: Beijing's Shadow Over Hungary's Elections

Welcome back to the China In Eurasia briefing, an RFE/RL newsletter tracking China's resurgent influence from Eastern Europe to Central ...

Fiji provides military assistance to restore security in Solomon Islands

Suva, [Fiji] December 1 (ANI): A contingent of Fiji's military is providing support to assist in the restoration of peace ...

Pet lovers turn to traditional remedies as TCM treatments gain steam

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- For Yu Ying, a Beijing-based medical worker, seeking traditional Chinese medicine ...

Beijing using forced deportation to extradite Taiwan nationals: Rights group

Beijing [China], December 1 (ANI): Beijing has been pressuring foreign governments to extradite Taiwan nationals to China as part of ...

Blue skies in Tibet boon for locals, boost to tourism

© Provided by Xinhua LHASA, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- As the days grow colder, Pasang has made preparations for the ...

North China city adds 5 risk areas as 91 new COVID-19 cases emerge

© Provided by Xinhua HOHHOT, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The border city of Manzhouli and a county-level district administered by ...

Pakistan's woes continue because of its failing economy

Islamabad, [Pakistan] December 1 (ANI): Pakistan's economy has not seen any improvement despite the feeble attempts to revive it by ...

Wild giant pandas "take over" former logging farms

© Provided by Xinhua CHENGDU, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- It's already winter, but a forest in southwest China's Sichuan Province ...

Gwadar protests highlight exploitative nature of Chinese investments in Pak: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 1 (ANI): Massive protests have rocked Balochistan's Gwadar where enraged locals are demonstrating against China's multi-billion belt ...

Most Americans view one nation as enemy poll

More than half of Americans (52%) see China as the greatest threat to the country, according to a Beacon Research ...

US-China semiconductor war heats up

South Korea is being treated as if it's a vassal of the USA. When will Seoul find the courage to ...

Top US military official speaks on hypersonic weapons race with China

US Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall has claimed that the US and China were engaged in an accelerating hypersonic arms ...

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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 Over Peng Shuai Controversy

The Women's Tennis Association on Wednesday announced "the immediate suspension of all WTA tournaments in China, including Hong Kong" over ...

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