Tue, 16 Jul 2019

Tensions between Ottawa and Beijing heightened after third arrest

BEIJING, China - A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada said ...

South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...

China's Growth Cools Further as Tariff War Pressures Mount

BEIJING - China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in ...

Taiwan's Opposition Party Picks Pro-China Mayor to Fight Tsai Ing-wen

Populist politician and pro-China mayor Han Kuo-yu has been selected as the opposition candidate for the Kuomintang (KMT) nationalist party ...

Travel Restrictions Imposed on Sichuan's Yachen Gar Buddhist Center

Authorities in western China's Sichuan province have imposed tight travel restrictions on the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist center, barring visits ...

EU Signals No Iran Nuclear Dispute 'For The Time Being'

The remaining parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal don't consider Tehran's breaches "significant noncompliance" and haven't signaled any intention ...

China's LNG Imports Spark Security Debate

Analysts are divided on the degree of China's risks from its growing reliance on imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) ...

Steinhoff crushed resources rally

US markets rallied on Friday pushing equity markets into record territory levels. The momentum continued to favour the bulls on ...

Iran Threatens to Revert to Pre-2015 Nuclear Development Levels

Iran threatened Monday to revert its nuclear development program to pre-2015 levels before it agreed to restraints under an international ...

Trump Renews Attacks on Non-White Lawmakers

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his attacks Monday on four Democratic members of Congress, all women of ...

Salt: China's deadly food habit

People in China have used salt to prepare and preserve food for thousands of years. But consuming lots of salt ...

EU Countries Meeting To Reduce Tensions With Iran

EU foreign ministers are looking into ways to help reduce tensions between Iran and the United States and convince Iran ...

Disneyland makes surveillance palatable - and profitable

We're in the heat of the summer blockbuster season, when Walt Disney is taking over theaters with releases like Toy ...

European powers warn Iran nuclear deal could collapse, urge talks

The European signatories to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers have warned that the landmark pact could ...

How China Will Dominate Taiwan's 2020 Presidential Election Campaign

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan's presidential race kicked off Monday with China the top issue as a Beijing-friendly mayor won the ...

Police Used Batons, Pepper Spray Against Protesters in Hong Kong

Anti-government protesters who fought running battles with police inside a Hong Kong shopping center were "rioters," city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie ...

US Firms May Soon Be Allowed to Restart New Huawei Sales

WASHINGTON - The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to restart new sales to Huawei in as little as two ...

China's Economic Growth Cools Further

BEIJING - China's economic growth slowed to its lowest level in a decade last quarter amid a tariff war with ...

Taiwan President Visits Haiti, But No New Deals Announced

WASHINGTON/PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI - Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen made a quick visit to Haiti Saturday during which she expressed ...

Hsieh, Strycova win women's doubles at Wimbledon

London - Popular Czech Barbora Strycova gained rich consolation for her loss in the women's singles semi-finals, partnering Taiwan's Hsieh ...

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U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...

Britain facing first recession since GFC

LONDON, UK - Recessions are bad for living standards, in both the short term and the longer term. And because ...

More jobs for Milwaukee, thanks to Donald J. Trump

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin - Derco, a Lockheed Martin company, is planning to expand its plant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by up to ...

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