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Faith in Hong Kong Press Freedom Sinks to Record Low

HONG KONG - Hong Kong journalists' faith in the city being a free press hub has sunk to a record ...


Hong Kong puts 90-year-old cardinal on trial under national security law

Hong Kong, September 26 (ANI): Known as the "conscience of Hong Kong" among his supporters, Cardinal Joseph Zen, a 90-year-old ...


CCP to strengthen its policy toward Taiwan, double down on unification efforts

Taipei [Taiwan], September 26 (ANI): The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will double down on Taiwan unification efforts ahead of its ...


China-Nepal rail project finds little support in landlocked nation

Kathmandu [Nepal], September 26 (ANI): China's ambitious project in Nepal related to building a railway line in the landlocked nation ...


Hong Kong Cardinal Among Activists on Trial Over Protest Fund

Hong Kong - A 90-year-old Hong Kong cardinal will go on trial alongside four fellow democracy supporters Monday over their ...


Hong Kong stocks stumble to lowest since 2011

Hong Kong, September 25 (ANI): Hong Kong stocks sank to the lowest since 2011 as the increased rate dented market ...


J-K Police accords farewell to incumbent Director General CRPF Kuldiep Singh

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 25 (ANI): Director General of Police Jammu and Kashmir Dilbag Singh along with senior ...


Xi over-promised about coal consumption in China: Report

Beijing [China], September 24 (ANI): China took a back seat from its declaration, at the Leaders' Summit on Climate in ...


European investments in China slackening

Beijing [China], September 23 (ANI): European corporate investment in China is slackening as the country's real estate market is slumping, ...


Hong Kong Says It Will Scrap COVID Hotel Quarantine

HONG KONG - Hong Kong said it will scrap its controversial COVID-19 hotel quarantine policy for all arrivals beginning Monday, ...


New Study Says There Are 20 Quadrillion Ants on Earth

A new study released this week "conservatively" estimates there are 20 quadrillion ants on the planet Earth-or about 2.5 million ...


China

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Asian Development Bank cuts Asia growth forecast

MANILA, Philippines: Amidst increased central bank monetary tightening, Russia's invasion of Ukraine and COVID-19 lockdowns in China, the Asian Development ...

Hong Kong expected to reduce strict COVID-19 quarantine policy

HONG KONG: To keep the city connected with the rest of the world, while ensuring an "orderly opening-up," Hong Kong ...

Seeking rebound after Covid, Shanghai begins construction projects

SHANGHAI, China: After its economy slowed due to COVID-19 lockdowns in April and May, Shanghai, China's largest city, announced the ...

Don't touch foreigners to reduce monkeypox risk, says Chinese official

BEIJING, China: After the first known case of monkeypox was reported on mainland China last week, a senior Chinese health ...

Stability of Indo-Pacific should be secured as global situation is challenging: Jaishankar

Washington [US], September 27 (ANI): During his bilateral talks with US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin in the Pentagon on ...

Pentagon Chief criticises China's "unprecedented provocations", reaffirms India-US partnership for brighter future of Indo-Pacific

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], September 27 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin sharply criticised China for "unprecedented provocations in the ...

International

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School children gunned down by ex-student at school in Russia

MOSCOW, Russia - At least fifteen people, including 11 pupils, have been killed in a mass shooting at a school ...

Lightning kills 12, rains another 24 in northern India

LUCKNOW, India: Thirty-six people, including 12 struck by lightning, have been killed in northern India over the past 24 hours, ...

Negotiations successful in swapping five British held by Russia

LONDON, England: The non-profit organization Presidium Network has announced that five British prisoners of war captured in Ukraine have been ...

Malaysia to give Myanmar a hard time in upcoming ASEAN meeting after death of kids

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Southeast Asian nations must decide whether a five-point plan to end the violence in Myanmar is ...

Large number of illegal Bangladeshis arrested in neighboring Indian state

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian state of Tripura has decided to form a special investigation team (SIT) of local ...

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U.S. stock markets slide amidst turmoil on currency and bond markets

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had a choppy day Monday, which was marred by severe gyrations in bond ...


100th anniversary of renowned Hollywood sign calls for repaint

HOLLYWOOD, California: Ahead of its 100th anniversary, the world famous Hollywood sign on Mount Lee overlooking Los Angeles is being ...


US Senate targets Facebook, Google for money shared with news groups

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a bill that will allow news organizations to jointly negotiate with ...


Financial crisis hits Asian markets, British pound collapses

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - An extraordinary plunge in the British pound to an all-time low on Monday has spooked investors, ...


1.1 million Teslas in U.S. recalled for software update

AUSTIN, Texas: Due to increased risks caused by a fault in its automatic window reversal system, electric vehicle maker Tesla ...


Surging costs to result in vegetable shortages, says EU farmers

PARIS, France: Throughout northern and western Europe, vegetable producers are considering not planting crops due to the financial effects of ...


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 ...