Mon, 16 Dec 2019

The Madrid climate talks failed spectacularly. Here's what went down

The United Nations' COP25 climate talks concluded on Sunday morning in Madrid, almost 40 hours overtime. After two weeks of ...

China media warns Arsenal of 'serious implications' over Ozil

Shanghai - Chinese state media warned Monday that Mesut Ozil's criticism of the country's treatment of its Uighurs will have ...

In S. Korea, Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Protests Find Support

SEOUL - Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement is gaining support among South Korean college students, who see some overlap with their ...

More Indonesians to Study in Europe

Juni Martoyo says she has no interest in sending her third child to study in the United States, although her ...

Ljungberg calls for quick managerial call after City maul Arsenal

London - Caretaker Arsenal manager Freddie Ljungberg believes the club must make a permanent appointment quickly to halt their slide ...

Dazzling De Bruyne ensures City bounce back at Arsenal

London - Kevin De Bruyne scored twice and teed up Raheem Sterling for Manchester City's other goal as Arsenal crumbled ...

China Pulls Football Game After Player's Pro-Muslim Comments

Chinese state television pulled the scheduled live broadcast of a football (soccer) game following one of the players' comments online ...

Wife of Jailed Chinese Rights Lawyer Wins Human Rights Prize

Li Wenzu, rights activist and wife of detained Chinese rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang, has won a European human rights award ...

Report Says US Secretly Expelled 2 Chinese Diplomats

WASHINGTON - The United States secretly expelled two Chinese embassy officials in September after they drove onto a sensitive military ...

Chinese TV pulls Arsenal match after Ozil's Uighur comments

Beijing - Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has pulled a game between Arsenal and Manchester City from its programme after the ...

China suspends planned tariffs on US goods

Beijing [China], Dec 15 (ANI): China has suspended additional tariff on imports of American products which were due to be ...

Police Targets of Both Love and Anger in Hong Kong Rallies

Several thousand people shouting words of thanks to the police turned out in Hong Kong on Sunday in an unusual ...

Lift for maritime sector in Kenya and Djibouti after fall in piracy

The upsurge of Somali piracy after 2005 led to significant international activity in the Horn of Africa. Naval missions, training ...

Jordi Cruyff leaves Chinese club Chongqing

Shanghai - Coach Jordi Cruyff has left China's Chongqing Lifan after failing to agree a new contract for next season, ...

Woods-led USA crush Els dream to win Presidents Cup

Melbourne - Tiger Woods' United States produced a stunning turnaround to deny the Internationals a first Presidents Cup in 21 ...

Five Held Over Man's Death in Hong Kong Protests

HONG KONG - Five Hong Kong teenagers have been arrested in connection with the death of a man hit on ...

China Suspends Planned Tariffs Scheduled for Dec. 15 on Some US Goods

SHANGHAI, CHINA - China has suspended additional tariffs on some U.S. goods that were meant to be implemented on Dec. ...

Flooding at coal mine in China leaves 3 dead, 15 missing

Beijing [China], Dec 14 (ANI): At least three people were killed and 15 others remain missing after water gushed into ...

India-China 'Hand-in-Hand' exercise underway in Shillong

Shillong (Meghalaya) [India], Dec 14 (ANI): India-China 'Hand-in-Hand' exercise is focusing on honing skills in rock craft, physical endurance and ...

Hong Kong Leader Lam Visits Beijing as Pressure Mounts at Home

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam visited Beijing on Saturday for her first trip to the Chinese capital since her government ...

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Moscow to be home to largest theme park in Europe

MOSCOW, Russia - A new theme park, set to become the largest in Europe, will open in Moscow in the ...

Samsung corrects sales figures for newly-launched fold smartphone

SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung Electronics has denied media reports that it has sold a million Galaxy Fold smartphones in ...

$200m funding to benefit public works and highways in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to help the Philippine government prepare ...

Airbus to supply Ireland with two C 295s for maritime surveillance

DUBLIN, Ireland - The government of Ireland has awarded a contract for the provision of two new Maritime Patrol Aircraft ...

Surplus before spending. Frydenberg's risky MYEFO strategy

Today's mid-year economic and fiscal outlook (MYEFO) continues to promise a small budget surplus in 2019-20 and each of the ...

5 things MYEFO tells us about the economy and the nation's finances

As we come to the end of 2019, you'd be forgiven for being confused about the health of the economy.Treasurer ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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