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Guerillas block army columns, attack from all four sides in Sagaing

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, clashes erupted this week between a coalition of resistance forces and a 100-soldier ...

West decries election that places 'patriots' in charge of Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Hong Kong chief administrator Carrie Lam has said that 'Chinese patriots' are now in charge of the city ...

Nikhat, Manisha enter semis, confirm medals at 12th IBA Women's World Boxing C'ships

New Delhi [India], May 16 (ANI): Indian boxers Nikhat Zareen and Manisha continued their brilliant forms to secure themselves medals ...

Update: Beijing reports 39 new local COVID-19 infections

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Beijing reported 39 new locally transmitted COVID-19 infections between 3 p.m. ...

Chinese Americans celebrate cultural heritage in New York, New Jersey

© Provided by Xinhua "Hate has no place in New York City ... We have to deal with the hate ...

Update: China's economy expected to recover gradually from Omicron impacts

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- China's economy is expected to recover gradually as the country achieves ...

Beijing reports 39 new local COVID-19 infections

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Beijing reported 39 new locally transmitted COVID-19 infections between 3 p.m. ...

China attempts to extend its global security reach

Beijing [China], May 16 (ANI): For all of China's insistence that it is against "hegemony" - staring at the USA ...

"Cloud tourism" a new fad amid COVID-induced travel restrictions

© Provided by Xinhua HEFEI, May 16 (Xinhua) -- During the Labor Day Holiday in early May, Zha Liguo, a ...

US, EU to boost coordination on semiconductor supply, Russia

saclay, france - The United States and the European Union plan to announce on Monday a joint effort aimed at ...

Young Chinese making dreams come true on Belt and Road

© Provided by Xinhua by Xinhua writer Zhao YangBEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Holding fast to their dreams and rising ...

Chinese media defends Indian wheat export curb after G7 criticism

Beijing [China], May 16 (ANI): China on Sunday came to India's defence after G7's criticism over the decision to regulate ...

Vivo's S15, S15 Pro, TWS Air earbuds to launch on May 19

Dongguan [China], May 16 (ANI): Vivo has scheduled the launch date for the Vivo S15 and Vivo S15 Pro smartphones ...

GLOBALink | Cargo train adds momentum to export of Quanzhou in SE China

QUANZHOU, May 16 (Xinhua) -- A cargo train loaded with containers of daily necessities pulled out of Quanzhou East Railway ...

Update: China's retail sales contract in January-April amid COVID-19

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- China's retail sales declined during the first four months of this ...

Update: China's property investment down 2.7 pct

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- China's investment in property development went down 2.7 percent year on ...

Update: China's industrial output up 4 pct in January-April

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- China's value-added industrial output, an important economic indicator, went up 4 ...

Update: China's fixed-asset investment up 6.8 pct in Jan.-April

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- China's fixed-asset investment saw steady growth in the first four months ...

Four-day SCO's anti-terror meet begins in India

By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi [India], May 16 (ANI) A four-day meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organization's (SCO's) Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure or ...

Chinese teachers of Confucius Institute leave Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 16 (ANI): China has recalled instructors teaching at the Confucius Institute of the University of Karachi, who ...

Central China province new magnet for foreign investment

© Provided by Xinhua CHANGSHA, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Every 6.5 minutes, an engine rolls off the robot-operated assembly line ...

China logs 140 new local COVID-19 cases, 69 in Shanghai

Beijing (China), May 16 (ANI): The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 140 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 69 ...

India to host key SCO anti-terror meet today

New Delhi [India], May 16 (ANI): India is set to host a Regional Anti-Terror Structure (RATS) talks under the auspices ...

Chinese mainland reports 140 new local COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland Sunday reported 140 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of ...

Women's World Boxing Championships: Nikhat, Parveen, Anamika and Jaismine enter quarters

Istanbul (Turkey), May 16 (ANI): India's Nikhat Zareen (52kg), Parveen (63kg), Anamika (50kg) and Jaismine (60kg) eased past their respective ...

China economic powerhouse province posts foreign trade growth

© Provided by Xinhua NANJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- East China's economic powerhouse province of Jiangsu saw foreign trade grow ...

Shanghai reports 69 confirmed, 869 asymptomatic local COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua SHANGHAI, May 16 (Xinhua) -- China's Shanghai reported 69 confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and 869 ...

First-place Shock move to 4-0 at Kickoff Clash qualifiers

The San Francisco Shock continued their torrid play Sunday by upping their record to 4-0 as Week 2 completed at ...

Crisis-Hit Sri Lanka Lifts Curfew for Buddhist Festival

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Sri Lankan authorities lifted a nationwide curfew on Sunday for an important Buddhist festival, but celebrations ...

UK 'black propaganda' campaign exposed by researcher

London for decades sought to drive a wedge between Moscow, Beijing, the Arab world and Africa through fake news, a ...

Bilawal Bhutto to embark on visit to US, China, Switzerland next week

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 16 (ANI): Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will embark on a visit to US, China and ...

COVID-Hit Shanghai Announces Gradual Reopening of Businesses

Shanghai - Shanghai announced a gradual reopening from Monday of businesses, although it remains unclear when the millions of people ...

Places where citizens can gather, pray, discuss developments shrinking in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, May 15 (ANI): A small group on Sunday gathered near an altar at the Hong Kong Government headquarters ...

World Leaders Pay Respects in UAE after Death of Pro-West President

DUBAI - World leaders descended on the United Arab Emirates on Sunday to offer condolences to new leader Sheikh Mohammed ...

Nikhat Zareen storms into quarters-finals of 12th IBA Women's World Boxing Championships

Istanbul [Turkey], May 15 (ANI): India's Nikhat Zareen (52kg) stormed into the quarter-finals but it was curtains for Shiksha (54kg) ...

Uyghurs, Tibetans protest outside UN compound in Geneva

Geneva [Switzerland], May 15 (ANI): Ahead of Michelle Bachelet's visit, the UN's high commissioner for human rights in China's Xinjiang, ...

China could drop nuclear bomb on Taiwan, predicts war game exercise

Taipei [Taiwan], May 15 (ANI): Taiwan has become a hot spot amid the Russia-Ukraine war and according to the latest ...

Chinese auto brands see sales growth

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese car brands recorded an increase in sales in the first ...

China doubles down on expanding domestic demand to bolster growth

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Facing downward pressure and increasing uncertainties, China has stepped up efforts ...

China strives to ensure employment for people with disabilities

© Provided by Xinhua GUIYANG, May 15 (Xinhua) -- After finishing breakfast at the canteen of Junhua Shoe Factory in ...

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Stocks in Asia range-bound as markets contemplate next move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks struggled for direction in Asia on Monday. Early gains evaporated later in the data, although ...

China's Green Valley ends Alzheimer's drug test due to funding

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GM, union raise wages 8.5% at Mexico truck factory

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Croatia passes law paving way for switch to euro currency

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