Sat, 25 May 2019

Trump begins his 4-day visit to Japan

Beijing [China], May 25 (ANI): US president Donald Trump on Friday embarked on a four-day visit to Japan amid trade ...

Hundreds of Same-Sex Couples Tie The Knot in Taiwan After Law Passes

Same-sex couples lined up on Friday in Taiwan to register their partnerships after the passage last week of a landmark ...

China's Arctic Investments Generate Heat

As China's investments and involvement north of the Arctic Circle rise, so has the opposition from the United States.On May ...

Mary Kom crowned India Open champion

Guwahati (Assam), May 24 (ANI): Six-time world champion Mary Kom in the 51 kg category clinched the second edition of ...

Desert marathon spotlights Kazakhstan's fragile ecosystem

To the strains of a patriotic song, Marat Zhylanbayev led his team off the starting line and into the desert.Two ...

PATA holds annual summit in Cebu

CEBU CITY, May 21 (PIA) -- After hosting Routes Asia 2019 in February, Central Visayas hosted again another major international ...

The history of China's Muslims and what's behind their persecution

Over 1 million Uighur Muslims are being held in detention centers in the far western province of Xinjiang, China.Uighur leaders ...

Beyond May: The Tory rivals jostling to be UK Prime Minister

Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to step down on June 7 has fired the starting gun for a Conservative Party ...

Iran Says Ready to Connect Pakistan's Gwadar to Chabahar Port

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he is putting forward a 'proposal' during his ongoing trip to Islamabad for ...

Taiwan to Expand Joint Rescue Operations in Disputed Sea

TAIPEI - Taiwan said Tuesday it will continue doing 'humanitarian' search and rescue work in the South China Sea, where ...

Sensex jumps 623 points on euphoria over PM Modi's election victory

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices extended gains in the afternoon session on Friday and jumped 1.6 ...

Mexican chain Taco Bell plans to build 600 restaurants in India

Irvine (California) [USA], May 24 (ANI): Taco Bell, the world's largest Mexican-inspired restaurant chain, is continuing its major global expansion ...

Philippine ?kamote? popular to early Chinese as survival food

BEIJING, China, May 24 (PIA) - Unknown to many, the Philippine kamote, also known as a poor man's crop, had ...

First Same-Sex Couples Marry in Taiwan

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in ...

Russian remittances to Central Asia rise again

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan are typically among the largest recipients of remittances from Russia, which makes them especially vulnerable to ...

Iran FM to Visit Iraq Saturday: Sources

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is currently in Pakistan as part of his tour of several Asian states, ...

Turkish Official: Turkey Stopped Purchasing Iranian Oil as of May

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will ...

Kazakhstan: Press freedom missing from agenda of media talking shop

When international journalists gather for Kazakhstan's annual Eurasian Media Forum, they can expect lively wide-ranging debates about pressing issues facing ...

India election: how Narendra Modi won with an even bigger majority

The stunning majority for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2019 Indian election is a massive political achievement for ...

RSF Blasts 'Crude Intimidatory Tactic' Used Against Pakistani Daily

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says it is 'appalled' by the withdrawal of state advertising from Pakistan's oldest newspaper Dawn for ...

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U.S. stocks rise Friday, greenback falls

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were higher at the close on Friday, while the U.S. dollar was sold ...

Boeing Starliner test clears way for flights to and from space center

WHITE SANDS, New Mexico - Boeing's CST-100 Starliner propulsion system was put to the test on Thursday at NASA's White ...

Airbnb making its mark in hospitality, hotel chains should be worried

Airbnb has grown exponentially since its founding in 2008 and is expected to soon go public in an initial public ...

U.S. dollar slips in Asian markets, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Equity markets across Asia stood still on Friday. The main action was in the foreign exchange market ...

Wall Street joins world markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, joining a global sell-off which saw equity markets around ...

Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...

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