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Trump says North Korea sanctions to remain ‘in full force and effect’ until U.S. sees ‘very positive’ results

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 21:54
In comments ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Trump said Sunday that crippling sanctions imposed ...

China says pace of Xinjiang ‘education’ will slow but defends camps amid highly chaperoned, choreographed tour

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 12:19
China will not back down on what it sees as a highly successful de-radicalization program in Xinjiang that has attracted global concern, but fewer people ...

Taiwan’s China-skeptic ruling party opts for moderate new leader

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 12:17
Taiwan’s ruling party elected a new chairman on Sunday, choosing a moderate to replace the post vacated by President Tsai Ing-wen after a recent electoral ...

In unexpected and rare move, Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V abdicates

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 06:31
After just two years on the throne and in a sudden move, King Sultan Muhammad V abdicated on Sunday.The palace said in a statement that ...

Chinese gay dating app Blued temporarily halts registration after underage users reportedly contracted HIV

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 04:26
Chinese gay dating app Blued is halting new user registration for a week, it said Sunday, following media reports that underage users caught HIV after ...

China releases first video of a Sky Hawk, its latest stealth drone, in flight

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 04:17
China has for the first time released video showing its latest stealth drone in flight, state media said Sunday.China Central Television (CCTV) on Saturday ran ...

Australian PM Scott Morrison slams ‘ugly racial protests’ in Melbourne

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 00:41
Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday slammed “ugly racial protests” in Australia’s second-largest city, after some far-right demonstrators were seen making Nazi salutes.An anti-immigration rally ...

China’s Xi urges military to be ready for war amid ‘risks and challenges’ in 2019

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 22:22
Just days into the new year, Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered his country’s military to improve its combat readiness and prepare for the possibility ...

In space, the U.S. sees a rival in China

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 21:10
During the Cold War, U.S. eyes were riveted on the Soviet Union’s rockets and satellites. But in recent years, it has been China’s space programs ...

Taiwan president slams Beijing’s ‘deliberate campaign’ to subvert democracy

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 19:54
China’s refusal to talk to Taiwan’s government is part of a “deliberate campaign” to undermine the island’s democracy, President Tsai Ing-wen has warned, capping a ...

China tests its own ‘Mother of All Bombs’

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 19:46
China has tested its most powerful nonnuclear weapon, dubbed the “Mother of All Bombs” by official media in a reference to a U.S. munition used ...

China’s population set to peak at 1.44 billion in 2029 before ‘unstoppable’ decline starts in 2030, report predicts

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 03:28
China’s population is set to reach a peak of 1.44 billion in 2029 and start a long period of “unstoppable” decline in 2030, government scholars ...

Ice sculptures, brave swimmers are attractions at China’s month-long winter festival in northern Harbin city

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 03:14
Swimming enthusiast Yu Hongtao, 50, trained for months in the freezing water of the Songhua River to compete in a winter ice swimming tournament held ...

North defector Thae Yong Ho urges colleague Jo Song Gil to go to Seoul

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 23:56
A former North Korean diplomat who staged a high-profile defection in 2016 has urged an old colleague who has gone missing in Italy to defect ...

Rare Thai typhoon creates floods and blackouts but spares tourist islands

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 21:30
Floods and blackouts caused by Tropical Storm Pabuk left nearly 30,000 people in evacuation shelters across southern Thailand Saturday, as relieved tourists stranded on islands ...

Retired U.S. general warns against letting China dominate 5G networks

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 20:40
China’s desire to dominate new wireless technology poses a global threat that should be thwarted by a new, secure network, according to a former Trump ...

Third woman enters flashpoint Indian Hindu temple

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 01:46
Police in southern India said Friday that a third woman has entered a flash point temple, stoking tensions after two days of clashes involving Hindu ...

Modern witch-hunts terrorize New Guinea highlands

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 23:25
A spate of brutal witch-hunts has plunged parts of Papua New Guinea’s highlands into a state of terror, as fearful tribes blame dark forces for ...

China’s Jade Rabbit 2 rover makes tracks across soft surface on ‘dark side’ of moon

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 23:21
The Chinese rover on the far side of the moon is leaving its tracks in the soft lunar surface.The Jade Rabbit 2 rover drove off ...

With a plan to show women more respect, South Korea tries to fix its demographic crisis

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 22:13
In just over a decade, South Korea has spent the equivalent of a small European economy trying to fix its demographic crisis, yet birthrates have ...

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