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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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Dublin to see construction of new Amazon data centers in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland: Amazon has received permission to build two new data centers in north Dublin. The Dublin City Council approved ...

Study: Heart attack/stroke, death risk can be lowered by dietary salt substitutes

Washington [US], August 14 (ANI): The findings of a recent study suggest that dietary salt substitutes lower the risk of ...

Computing power paves way for China's digital economy transformation

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- With notable progress made in China's pursuit of computing power, or ...

Elon Musk's Space X launches Falcon 9 rocket with 46 Starlink Satellites

Washington [US], August 13 (ANI): Billionaire tycoon Elon Musk-led Space X launched another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit on ...

SpaceX could replace Russia's Soyuz rockets Reuters

The European Space Agency is looking for alternative launch systems after breaking away from Russia's RoscosmosThe European Space Agency (ESA) ...

The metaverse isn't here yet, but it already has a long history

Nattie's metaverse romance began with anonymous texting. At first "C" would admit only to living in a nearby town. Nattie ...

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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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U.S. stocks gain ground, Nasdaq Composite climbs 81 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks continued to mend fences on Monday, with gains by all the major indices."I ...


As world economy slows, price of copper falls

LONDON, England: Despite a recent rebound, speculators in the international copper market, considered an indicator of the world's economic health, ...


Japan's Nikkei 225 gains 325 points despite disappointing data out of China

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Disappointing economic data released Monday has triggered a slackening of key interest rates by the Bank ...


Nepal-China relationship elevated to a "strategic partnership"

BEIJING, China - Following a meeting of the two countries foreign ministers, China and Nepal agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan ...


Details released on plan to charge $23 to drive into New York City

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After a study released on Wednesday projected a 15 to 20 percent reduction in the ...


Russian Central Bank reports economy down 4% in second quarter

MOSCOW, Russia: Financial information released by the Rosstat federal statistics service this week indicated that Russia's economy shrank 4 percent ...


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