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Economic Stability, Chinese Control Expected in Hong Kong for Next 25

Hong Kong should expect economic stability over the next 25 years, analysts say, along with increasingly tight control by China, ...


John Lee sworn in as Hong Kong's new chief executive

Hong Kong, July 1 (ANI): John Lee was sworn in on Friday as the sixth-term chief executive of Hong Kong, ...


Xi defends crackdown on dissent in Hong Kong on 25th anniversary of handover

Hong Kong, July 1 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday presided over tightly choreographed celebrations marking the 25th anniversary ...


China's Xi swears in new Hong Kong leader

President led the ceremony as the region marked the 25th anniversary its handover from British ruleChinese President Xi Jinping has ...


China warns 'risks to economic ties' with Germany amid change in Berlin's policy

Hong Kong, July 1 (ANI): Germany's new China strategy has irritated Chinese leadership as Berlin has now been trying to ...


China swears in Hong Kong's new leader

President Xi Jinping led a swearing-in ceremony as China marked the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British ruleChinese ...


Xi Focus: Xi says his heart "always with Hong Kong compatriots"

© Provided by Xinhua HONG KONG, July 1 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that his heart and ...


Hong Kong's handover anniversary highlights Beijing's repression: Rights group

Hong Kong, June 30 (ANI): With the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Hong Kong will mark the 25th anniversary ...


India's new envoy Naveen Srivastava presents credentials to Nepal President

Kathmandu [Nepal], June 30 (ANI): India's new ambassador to Nepal, Naveen Srivastava presented his credentials to the President of Nepal ...


Xi Jinping reaches Hong Kong to mark 25th anniversary of return to China

Hong Kong, June 30 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping reached Hong Kong on Thursday to mark the 25th anniversary of ...


Xi Visits Hong Kong for Handover Anniversary

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday in Hong Kong ahead of celebrations marking 25 years since the city was turned ...


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Shanghai Disney opens gates after city ends Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: Walt Disney Company reopened Shanghai Disneyland on 30th June, one month after the city lifted a two month ...

Tuvalu pulls out of UN ocean conference after China blocks Taiwan

LISBON, Portugal: Tuvalu Foreign Minister Simon Kofe walked out of the opening cermonies of this week's United Nations Ocean Conference ...

Pakistan's entry in BRICS dialogue 'blocked by one member': FO

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Foreign Office (FO) revealed on Monday that a member of the five-nation BRICS summit "obstructed Pakistan's ...

Shanghai Beijing say life returning to normal after Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: As Shanghai reports no new cases of Covid for the first time in two months, Shanghai's top communist ...

China: A surveillance state like no other

Beijing [China], July 2 (ANI): Within the evolution of traditional and social media globally, a number of authoritarian governments have ...

Young entrepreneur runs own pen brand in Guizhou

© Provided by Xinhua GUIYANG, July 2 (Xinhua) -- Yuan Jian, 27, graduated from the Ministry of Education's Key Laboratory ...

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14 ft. crocodile captured by man in Indonesia, returned to nature

SULAWESI, Indonesia: Using just a rope, an Indonesian man, supported by fellow villagers on the island of Sulawesi, captured a ...

Watford FC bans Qatar friendly due to fans' human rights concerns

WATFORD, UK: Watford F.C. has cancelled a friendly match against the Qatar national team due to the Gulf country's human ...

Istanbul Pride parades blocked by Turkey police

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police detained dozens of people after local authorities banned Istanbul's annual Pride parade from going ahead this ...

French urged to conserve energy use to prepare for winter

PARIS, France: Amidst shortages and soaring prices caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and subsequent supply cuts, the heads of ...

At this week's G7 meeting, imports of Russian gold to be banned

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the latest in a series of sanctions aimed at further isolating Russia economically over its invasion of ...

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Stock markets in U.S. revive after sharp sell-off, dollar forges ahead

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday, a day after major across-the-board sell-offs."Consensus estimates for 2022 and ...


Swiss pharma Novartis to cut 7.4% of global workforce

GENEVA, Switzerland: Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis has said, as part of its previously announced restructuring program, that it could cut ...


Shanghai Disney opens gates after city ends Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: Walt Disney Company reopened Shanghai Disneyland on 30th June, one month after the city lifted a two month ...


Asian stocks shunned by investors, Nikkei 225 loses 457 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia skidded lower Friday with all the major indices recording solid losses."Capitulation is the ...


Islamabad considers importing oil from Russia

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Given the country's ongoing economic crisis and acute fuel shortage, the Pakistan government is considering purchasing oil ...


High pressure fracking again being used by US oil companies

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Amidst the rise of "re-fracs" in the U.S. as part of the efforts to boost domestic oil production, ...


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