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48 years after winning Senate seat, Biden assumes presidency

The end of Donald Trump's dysfunctional tenure in the White House means the start of a relatively normal presidency under ...

Jack Ma reappears after disappearing from public view 2 months ago

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has made his first public appearance since openly criticizing China's financial regulatory system just over two ...

Senate Confirms Biden's Choice for Secretary of Defense

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden got a needed boost early Friday, with lawmakers giving final approval to his secretary ...

Will Biden Reverse Trump's China Policies

China is gearing up to deal with a new U.S. administration after a particularly difficult year during which it suffered ...

Update: China's top legislature concludes standing committee session

© Provided by Xinhua | Li Zhanshu, chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, presides over the closing ...

India, China agree to hold next senior commander meeting

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): India and China have agreed to hold the next round of the senior commander ...

Turkmenistan: Big on gas, short on options

It was supposed to be a banner year for Turkmenistan's natural gas industry.There was a time when it was predicted ...

China Focus: Over 2,800 5G base stations built in China's Tibet

© Provided by Xinhua | Staff members of China Mobile test the signals of the 5G base station built at ...

Two Ethnic Kazakhs From China Violently Attacked In Kazakhstan

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- Two ethnic Kazakhs from China's northwestern province of Xinjiang with temporary refugee status in Kazakhstan have been ...

China firmly opposes European Parliament resolution on Hong Kong

© Provided by Xinhua | Hong Kong residents celebrate the passage of the Law of the People's Republic of China ...

China finds coronavirus cluster in major chicken processing plant

News of the outbreak was trending on China's Twitter-like platform Weibo, with some users urging others not to eat Charoen ...

China illegal 'profiteering' in Pakistan's power sector

Peshawar [Pakistan], January 22 (ANI): China has invested billions in Pakistan's power sector but all the deals made with Pakistan ...

HK pushes for surveillance cameras in classrooms

Hong Kong, January 22 (ANI): In order to further clamp down on dissent against the draconian National Security Law in ...

Top Republicans urge Biden to hit back at China

Hong Kong, January 22 (ANI): Top Republicans have urged US President Joe Biden on Friday to take tougher action against ...

Asian markets drop after Biden-fuelled rally

Asian markets fell Friday as investors took a breather following a strong week for global equities.Asia was in the red, ...

Video of nucleic acid sample deliveryman goes viral on social media

BEIJING, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- A video call between son and mom has gone viral on social media in China.Mei ...

4th CIIE holds promotional event to attract overseas enterprises

© Provided by Xinhua | Aerial photo taken on Nov. 3, 2020 shows a view of the National Exhibition and ...

China Focus: Beijing-Harbin high-speed railway starts operation

© Provided by Xinhua | Train No. G902 from Harbin in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province to Beijing, capital of China, ...

Malaysian COVID-19 Cases Soar to Thousands per Day

TAIPEI - Malaysia has gone back into a tough new lockdown as COVID-19 caseloads have spiked this month after a ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Jan. 22)

BEIJING, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Hyatt Delhi Residences provides travellers with apartments

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Hyatt announced the launch of Hyatt Delhi Residences in New Delhi, India. With ...

Biden Signs Executive Orders on Coronavirus Pandemic

U.S. President Joe Biden spent his first full day in office Thursday signing a number of executive orders addressing the ...

Put your best foot forward with Moo Chuu flipflops

New Delhi [India] January 22 (ANI/SRV Media): Moo Chuu India, one of India's leading footwear brand has strengthened its customized ...

China Expresses Hope for Cooperation as Biden Sworn In

WASHINGTON - China told the new Biden administration Thursday that it hoped the two nations could cooperate to meet the ...

Guterres hails entry into force of treaty banning nuclear weapons

The first multilateral nuclear disarmament treaty in more than two decades, came into force just after midnight on Friday, hailed ...

China's trade data confirm 2020 was a bleak year in Eurasia

This week Beijing released its preliminary trade data for 2020. As expected, when the global economy slammed to a halt ...

Elder couple spending 60 years on herpetological research in Sichuan

© Provided by Xinhua | Fei Liang (L) and Ye Changyuan are on their way to work in Chengdu, capital ...

Chinese mainland reports 94 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua | Aerial photo taken on Jan. 20, 2021 shows the construction site of the Huangzhuang Apartment ...

Xi calls for closer exchanges with Laos

© Provided by Xinhua | Photo taken on Sept. 15, 2020 shows a new bridge built with the aid of ...

Beijing reports 3 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua | A passenger has her body temperature checked after showing her health tracking information to prevent ...

World Leaders Congratulate Biden, Praise Shared Policy Agenda

LONDON - World leaders have congratulated Joe Biden following his inauguration Wednesday as the 46th U.S. president. Many allies also ...

The Infodemic: Chinese Officials Detected Coronavirus in Ice Cream

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkClaim: "In ...

US Pledges to Join WHO COVID Global Vaccination Initiative

The leading infectious disease expert in the United States says the country will participate in the global initiative to provide ...

Charge sign former Spitfire main tank Jihun

The Guangzhou Charge added former London Spitfire main tank Ji-hun "Jihun" Kim to their 2021 Overwatch League roster. The 18-year-old ...

Biden to Keep Wray as FBI Director

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden has asked Christopher Wray to stay on as FBI director and he has confidence in ...

Update: Xi calls for closer exchanges with Laos

© Provided by Xinhua | The Presidential Palace is decorated with flags in Vientiane, capital of Laos, Jan. 8, 2021. ...

London slams Beijing for British overseas passports

Hong Kong, January 21 (ANI): London has lambasted Beijing over its threat to stop recognising the British National (Overseas) [BN ...

China's non-financial ODI down 0.4 pct in 2020

© Provided by Xinhua | Aerial photo taken on Nov. 5, 2020 shows the view of the Lujiazui area in ...

Fauci pledges US Covax support in re-engagement with WHO

US infectious-disease chief Anthony Fauci pledged his country's commitment to the World Health Organisation, including membership in a global effort ...

COVID vaccine weekly: why the UK's 'lumpy' rollout shouldn't be a concern

After an auspicious start to the new year, the UK's vaccine drive wavered. Since hitting an initial peak of 324,000 ...

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Wall Street closes mixed on fears of prolonged lockdowns

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks closed lower on Friday as fears of prolonged lockdowns due to the ...

IEA anticipates less oil demand in 2021

PARIS, France - The International Energy Agency (IEA) reduced its 2021 global oil forecast this week as fresh coronavirus lockdowns ...

Sellers take charge on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were sold off on Friday.All the major indices lost ground, while the rout ...

Giant telco supplier based in Ireland heralds international expansion

LIMERICK, Ireland - A boost for Ireland's expanding tech sector are plans by a giant telco supplier to recruit scores ...

U.S. stock markets have quiet day, greenback slump continues

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street took a breather on Thursday, a day after the major indices hit record ...

European Union's external fishing activities under scrutiny

The EU has a large fleet that fishes outside European waters. Nearly a third of its catch comes from non-EU ...

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