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Curious Washington Awaits Next Chinese Ambassador

WASHINGTON - One of the lowest points in recent Sino-American relations came in July 2021 when U.S. Deputy Secretary of ...


HKSAR gov't strongly disapproves of U.S. memo related to Hong Kong

© Provided by Xinhua HONG KONG, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Friday ...


China re-assessing labour policies amid shrinking population

Beijing [China], January 27 (ANI): As China's population is shrinking, Beijing is re-assessing the labour policies as shrunk labour is ...


Markets extend losses, Sensex falls below 59,800 in morning trade

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): The domestic equity markets on Friday extended losses in morning trade due to selling ...


Biden Extends Program Allowing Hong Kongers to Stay in US

washington - The Biden administration on Thursday granted a two-year stay of deportation for Hong Kongers in the U.S. who ...


US dollar gains strength as Chinese Yuan depreciates amid its shrinking economy

Beijing [China], January 26 (ANI): The attempts by Beijing to dethrone the US dollar as the global currency and replace ...


Hong Kong Activists Unsure of Future Role in Taiwan

TAIPEI - A government error in Taiwan that saw a set of political restrictions on Hong Kongers and Macanese residents ...


The world has no faith in COVID figures released by China: Report

Beijing [China], January 26 (ANI): There is great skepticism about the COVID data released by China and the World Health ...


Domestic equity markets open weak amid selling pressure in bank stocks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 25 (ANI): Indian equity markets on Wednesday opened with losses. Though the global markets opened stronger, ...


Chinese distant-water fishing activities growing rapidly, unsustainably across world

Beijing [China], January 24 (ANI): The Chinese distant-water fishing activities are growing rapidly and unsustainably all around the world, it ...


Young talents paint a bright future for vibrant comic book business

Getting youth involved is a key aim of the Angoulême international comics festival. Each year, students and young people enter ...


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Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...

As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...

Ready-made dishes edging onto dinner tables of Chinese families

© Provided by Xinhua HANGZHOU, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- Chen Jia doesn't often cook, but she still managed to prepare ...

US scrutinizing imports from China's Xinjiang under Uyghur Labor Prevention Act

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI): US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is scrutinizing imports from China's Xinjiang region under a ...

No other Prime Minister would have made me Minister: Jaishankar

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that he is not sure if ...

Iranian Olympic Skier Flees to Germany

PARIS - Iranian Olympic skier Atefeh Ahmadi has quit her home country and applied for asylum in Germany, a Persian-language ...

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Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...

US says lead levels too high in baby food, orders reduction

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed significant limits on levels of lead in processed ...

Finland, Sweden expected to quickly join NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Finland and Sweden are prepared to join the NATO alliance, the U.S. State Department announced this week.The move ...

US files antitrust case against Google over digital advertising

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Justice Department has filed an antitrust complaint claiming that Google is abusing its dominance in digital ...

Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...

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Weak 2023, predicts US defense contractor General Dynamics

RESTON, Virginia: Amidst labor and supply shortages, US defense contractor General Dynamics forecasted weak 2023 results, though strong demand for ...


Serta Simmons mattresses seeks bankruptcy protection

ATLANTA, Georgia: In light of its significant debt, the slowing economy and rising interest rates stifling consumer demand, US mattress-maker ...


Walmart minimum wage to start at $14/hr, still below Costco, Target

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: To attract and retain employees in a tight domestic labor market, Walmart has announced that it it will ...


Technology stocks in demand as U.S. markets move modestly higher

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hesitatingly continued higher Friday, reflecting widespread gains, albeit modest ones, across the globe."We're ...


Artificial meat given first approval by US officials

NEW YORK CITY, New York: As early as this year, lab-grown meat could be served in some restaurants in the ...


As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...