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South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Japanese company in Myanmar plans expansion despite workers' criticism

YANGON, Myanmar - Honeys Holdings, a Japanese clothing retailer that manufactures much of its product line in Myanmar, has decided ...

China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

China's "politically motivated" actions blocking sanctions on Pak-based terrorist exposes its doublespeak: sources

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): China's doublespeak and double standards against the world's shared battle against terrorism have been ...

Myanmar's Sanctions-Hit Junta Still Netting Vast Oil, Gas Profits

Bangkok - Vast oil and gas profits continue flowing to, and propping up, Myanmar's military junta a year and a ...

Australian team donates Sri Lanka tour prize money for supporting children, families in crisis-hit island nation

Melbourne [Australia], August 11 (ANI): Australia men's cricket team have donated their prize money from their recent tour of Sri ...

South Korean shipbuilders account for 55 pc of global ship orders in July

Seoul [South Korea], August 11 (ANI/Global Economic): South Korean shipbuilders won 55 per cent of global ship orders in July, ...

Ross Taylor reveals instances of racism in New Zealand dressing rooms in his autobiography

Wellington [New Zealand], August 11 (ANI): Former New Zealand cricketer Ross Taylor has revealed that he was offended by racial ...

At 75, India Seeks Way Forward in Big but Job-Scarce Economy

NEW DELHI - As India's economy grew, the hum of factories turned the sleepy, dusty village of Manesar into a ...

China's extreme nationalism could blind itself to its problems

Beijing [China], August 11 (ANI): China's extreme nationalism, including the repeated assertion made under the Xi Jinping regime that the ...

On this day in 2005, Australian spin maestro Shane Warne became first bowler to take 600 Test wickets

Manchester [UK], August 11 (ANI): On this day in 2005, late Australian spin maestro Shane Warne became the first bowler ...

5 Die as Militants Attack Indian Army Post in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, INDIA - Militants attacked an Indian army post in the disputed Kashmir region on Thursday, killing three soldiers, while ...

In Solomon Islands, Some Wary of Beijing-backed Construction

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS - On the main street of Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, the Chinese presence is noticeable ...

Sepsis is serious during pregnancy, but thankfully it is still rare

The tragic case of Annie Moylan, who died in Melbourne in 2017 from sepsis, when 18 weeks pregnant, has put ...

What is this new Langya virus? Do we need to be worried?

A new virus, Langya henipavirus, is suspected to have caused infections in 35 people in China's Shandong and Henan provinces ...

North Korea declares victory over Covid

The comments come soon after a top official suggested North Korea's leader had fallen ill with ?high fever? during the ...

China's robotaxis making advances on road to commercial operation

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Feeling a little tired wandering in the vast Shougang Park, a ...

At UN, China puts hold on bid by India, US to sanction Pakistan terrorist who plotted Kandahar plane hijacking

Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): While all other 14 members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday agreed ...

Alibaba laysoff nearly 10,000 in three months

Beijing [China], August 11 (ANI): Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has fired around 10,000 employees, in three months, ...

China's aim to boost country's economy collapses as Belt and Road Initiative becomes a burden

Beijing [China], August 11 (ANI): China's belt and road initiative, which was launched in 2013 with an audacious plan to ...

Extreme heat and drought events necessitate more thorough risk assessment:Study

Zurich [Switzerland], August 11 (ANI): The economy, public health, and food production are just a few of the effects of ...

LPGA cancels Taiwan tournament due to travel restrictions

The LPGA Tour announced Wednesday that the Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA, a tournament scheduled for Oct. 27-30, was canceled for ...

North Korea's Kim Declares Victory in Battle Against COVID-19

Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared victory in the battle against the novel coronavirus, ordering a lifting ...

China's spy ship at few nautical miles away from Sri Lanka's Hambantota despite "defer" request

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 11 (ANI): Yuan Wang 5, the Chinese research and Survey vessel, continues to proceed to Sri ...

Nepal Foreign Minister Khadka holds bilateral talks with his Chinese counterpart

Kathmandu [Nepal], August 11 (ANI): Nepal's Foreign Affairs Minister Narayan Khadka held a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi ...

US wants prolonged Ukraine conflict China

According to Beijing's ambassador in Moscow, in this way Washington is seeking to ?exhaust and crush Russia?Washington is seeking to ...

Race for Semiconductors Influences Taiwan Conflict

new delhi - China has blocked many of Taiwan's exports in retaliation for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to ...

House Speaker Pelosi: China Cannot Isolate Taiwan

Washington - China's military drills, threats and cuts in some bilateral cooperation in reaction to U.S. lawmakers' visit to Taiwan ...

The US has finally passed a huge climate bill. Australia needs to keep up

If politics moves slowly, climate politics often feels like it doesn't move at all.Yet at the weekend, US senators worked ...

We need to talk about monkeypox without shame and blame

The recent global outbreak of monkeypox largely among men who have sex with men has raised concerns homophobia will undermine ...

What created the continents? New evidence points to giant asteroids

Earth is the only planet we know of with continents, the giant landmasses that provide homes to humankind and most ...

China's Belt and Road initiative on brink of crisis as numerous projects fail

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 10 (ANI): China-promoted Belt and Road initiative (BRI) is currently at a crucial point due to mismanagement ...

Authorities roll out mass testing in Tibet after Covid outbreak

Lhasa [Tibet], August 10 (ANI): Authorities in several parts of Tibet have rolled out mass testing, including in the capital ...

How climate change affects economic growth

California [US], August 10 (ANI): The fundamental issue, which underlies the costs and advantages of climate change policy, is addressed ...

Issey Miyake - a conceptual fashion designer for the many

Designer Issey Miyake has died aged 84, leaving an indelible mark on the fashion world. He was celebrated for clothing ...

China releases report on Taiwan reunification

Foreign meddling means Beijing must retain use of force as an option, paper outlinesBeijing wants peaceful reunification with Taiwan, but ...

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US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Japanese company in Myanmar plans expansion despite workers' criticism

YANGON, Myanmar - Honeys Holdings, a Japanese clothing retailer that manufactures much of its product line in Myanmar, has decided ...

China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

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