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Technology stocks threatened by Trump interventions

Donald Trump's WeChat ban targets a celebrated Chinese innovation at the heart of the world's largest mobile gaming and social ...

Hong Kong newspaper fights on despite arrest of proprietor

HONG KONG - A pro-democracy newspaper raided by Hong Kong's newly established national security police pledged defiance on Tuesday in ...

Update: China's housing prices see slower month-on-month growth in July

Aerial photo taken on June 20, 2020 shows the construction site of an old residential community under renovation in the ...

US Designates Confucius Institutes 'Foreign Missions' of China

The United States on Thursday designated the Confucius Institute education program as a "foreign mission" of China, setting up the ...

Russia express willingness to donate COVID vaccines

DAVAO CITY Aug. 12 (PIA) - Health Secretary Francisco Duque confirmed that there was an expression of donating vaccines by ...

US Classifies Confucius Institute Center as Foreign Mission

The United States announced Thursday that it would require the center that runs the Confucius Institute to register as a ...

Pack Expands Purge at U.S. Global News Agency

Michael Pack, head of the U.S. government's global news networks, took steps Wednesday to remove several top officials in a ...

Bulleyy gives Celtics dramatic win in NBA 2K League's The Ticket

A buzzer-beating jumper from Tamer "Bulleyy" Mustafa capped the first night of the NBA 2K League The Ticket Tournament on ...

China's Chang'e-4 probe resumes work for 21st lunar day

Photo taken by the rover Yutu-2 (Jade Rabbit-2) on Jan. 11, 2019 shows the lander of the Chang'e-4 probe. (Xinhua/China ...

Update: China's property investment up 3.4 pct in Jan.-July

Citizens are seen at a renovated residential community in the Lunan District of Tangshan, north China's Hebei Province, June 20, ...

Update: China's fixed-asset investment decline narrows

Constructors work in a tunnel of the new Taiyuan-Jiaozuo high-speed railway in central China's Henan Province, July 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Li ...

Update: China's retail sales up 0.85 pct in July

Children select drinks at a supermarket in Handan City, north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 10, 2020. (Photo by Li Hao/Xinhua)BEIJING, ...

China's housing prices see slower month-on-month growth in July

Aerial photo taken on June 4, 2020 shows a renovated residential community in Nantong Village of Xingxian County, north China's ...

Asia Album: Daily life in Hong Kong amid COVID-19 pandemic

Children ride bicycles on a road in Hong Kong, south China, Aug. 10, 2020. (Xinhua/Lo Ping Fai)HONG KONG, Aug. 14 ...

Chinese mainland reports 30 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Community workers collect garbage of the residents in quarantine at Renminlunan Community, Tianshan District of Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur ...

Golden Guardians sweep Team SoloMid in LCS playoffs

The fifth-seeded Golden Guardians swept Team SoloMid on Thursday in the first round of the League of Legends Championship Series' ...

Is China's Fishing Fleet a Growing Security Threat

WASHINGTON - China says it has banned its massive fishing fleet from catching squid in parts of the Atlantic and ...

Trump calls arrest of Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai 'terrible'

Washington [US], August 14 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Thursday deemed the detention of media mogul Jimmy Lai by ...

Amid rising tensions with China, Taiwan unveils record defence budget

Taipei [Taiwan], August 14 (ANI): As tensions with China escalates, Taiwan has unveiled a budget with a 10 per cent ...

India slams Pak envoy to China for 'lies, half-truths' on J-K

Beijing [China], Aug 13 (ANI): Indian Embassy in China, responding to an article by Pakistani envoy in China's state-run Global ...

Public Toilet Erected on Former Site of Razed Xinjiang Village Mosque

A public toilet has been erected on the site of a demolished mosque in Atush (in Chinese, Atushi) city, in ...

Rebuilding Beirut Port Could Prove Controversial, Analysts Say

AMMAN - Lebanon's port of Beirut, severely damaged in the recent devastating explosion, has resumed partial operations, according to authorities.Kuwait ...

China Lending Bangladesh Almost $1 BN For Teesta River Project

Bangladesh is to receive a loan of nearly U.S. $1 billion from China for a project to maintain levels in ...

Taiwan Indicts Three Parliamentary Aides For Spying For China

Prosecutors in Taiwan on Thursday indicted three former legislative aides for trying to access President Tsai Ing-wen's medical records for ...

Feature: Two faces of U.S. in eyes of former UN resident correspondent

People walk in Times Square in New York, the United States, on Aug. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)When the United States ...

Hong Kong's RTHK Takes Down Podcast Featuring Activist Who Fled City

Hong Kong's government broadcaster has withdrawn a political podcast from its website after being warned that an interview with exiled ...

China decides to suspend SFO agreement between Hong Kong and Germany

Beijing [China], August 13 (ANI): China on Thursday said it has decided to suspend the agreement on the surrender of ...

Air India to operate two VB Mission flights from HK to Delhi

Hong Kong, August 13 (ANI): Air India is planning to operate two Vande Bharat Mission flights from Hong Kong to ...

'Pakistan's Independence Day' the most controversial day

By Dr Amjad Ayub MirzaGlasgow [UK], August 13 (ANI): Sindhi, Baloch, Pashtun and certain nationalist groups in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and ...

Protests erupt in PoK against construction of dams by China

Muzaffarabad [PoK], August 13 (ANI): A massive torch rally was held in Muzaffarabad city of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Wednesday ...

Indian envoy meets Chinese official; discusses Eastern Ladakh

Beijing [China], Aug 13 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to China Vikram Misri met Liu Jianchao, a senior official of the Chinese ...

US, Slovenia to Sign 5G Joint Declaration

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting Thursday with leaders in Slovenia, where they are set to sign a ...

Chinese sprinter Xie eyes sub-19.80 in 2020 campaign

Xie Zhenye of China reacts after the men's 200m semifinal at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, ...

3 top leaders of CCP relatives own assets in HK

Hong Kong, August 13 (ANI): The three top leaders of Chinese Communist Party including President Xi Jinping, have relatives who ...

Nepal still banks on Indians heavily to revive its tourism sector

Kathmandu [Nepal], August 13 (ANI): Despite the COVID-19 induced economic slowdown, Nepal is expecting to host about 2 lakh foreign ...

Update: Chinese mainland reports 19 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Qiu Tingting (R) transports the collected garbage of the residents in quarantine at Renminlunan Community, Tianshan District of Urumqi, northwest ...

China "locomotive" for post-pandemic global recovery, says economist

Workers check a production line at Lianyungang Economic and Technological Development Area in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province, July 16, ...

Elderly woman makes efforts to promote local tourism in SE China

Zhong Lianjiao is seen at home at Banyueli Village in Xiapu County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Lin ...

Chinese tea farmer strives for better life through live-streaming

Aerial photo taken on April 10, 2020 shows an ecological tea garden in Ning'er Hani and Yi Autonomous County of ...

J-K bifurcation was 'greeted in Ladakh as opportunity to develop'

New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): The strategy to put in place reasonable communication restrictions in Kashmir in the wake ...

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NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks in the United States had a rare off day on Thursday despite good ...

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