March 04, 2024 10:44 PM The appointment of personnel was not on the agenda of this year's annual session of China's legislature.
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March 04, 2024 10:15 PM COPENHAGEN - Norway's King Harald will need a permanent pacemaker, the royal court said on Monday, after the monarch was flown to Oslo from Malaysia in a medical evacuation plane on Sunday.
March 04, 2024 10:10 PM DUBAI - A vessel has reported an incident 91 nautical miles southeast of Aden in southern Yemen, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) agency on Monday.
March 04, 2024 10:05 PM It is a veiled warning that sanctions and measures to decouple or de-risk from China would not work.
March 04, 2024 9:50 PM BEIRUT - U.S. Special Envoy Amos Hochstein said on Monday that a truce in Gaza would not necessarily bring an automatic end to hostilities across Lebanon's southern border and he warned about the risks of an escalation of the conflict.
March 04, 2024 9:11 PM GENEVA - U.N. human rights chief Volker Turk on Monday called on China to implement recommendations to amend laws that violate fundamental rights, including in the Xinjiang and Tibet regions.
March 04, 2024 8:50 PM ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's election commission on Monday ruled that a party aligned with candidates backed by former premier Imran Khan was not eligible for extra reserved seats in the legislature, another blow to the embattled group's governing prospects.
The drivers of a deadly train crash in October were watching cricket on a phone, an Indian minister says.
Representatives discussed strengthening a ceasefire and reopening the border with China, an Arakan Army official said.
March 04, 2024 7:30 PM China's economic slowdown and Malaysia's delayed economic reforms will weigh on the ringgit.
Asia's richest man reportedly welcomed more than 1,000 guests to the three-day extravaganza in India.
Sometimes, good news on China’s economy is actually bad news for the broader global economy and financial system. The reference here is to the suspense surrounding Beijing’s highly anticipated annual gross domestic product (GDP) target. This market ritual is playing out again
March 04, 2024 6:35 PM ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's Shehbaz Sharif took the oath on Monday to officially become prime minister for a second time, nearly four weeks after an uncertain national election caused delays in the formation of a coalition government.
March 04, 2024 6:25 PM HANOI - The streets of Vietnam's capital city Hanoi were enveloped in thick smog on Monday which dramatically reduced visibility due to air pollution caused by high levels of particulates from vehicle emissions and construction-linked fine dust.
This is part three of a series, ‘Lessons from the first cyberwar.’ Read part one and part two. Over the past two decades, warfare has expanded beyond mere physical confrontations to encompass the digital realm. As a result, cyber capabilities have been growing, leading
March 04, 2024 5:08 PM The man paid $3,000 to the two Malaysian women to bring him over to Malaysia illegally.
March 04, 2024 4:40 PM A Chinese speedboat carrying four people capsized on Feb 14 while pursued by Taiwan's coast guard.
This is the first of a three-part series Doomsaying, as Jonah complained to God, is a game that a doomsayer cannot win. This applies in spades to predicting a financial crisis. If proven wrong, the doomsayer is discredited. If proven right, he may be blamed for helping to
March 04, 2024 4:30 PM The hackers stole product design drawings and photographs of the companies’ facilities.
March 04, 2024 3:55 PM BEIJING - China's parliament, the National People's Congress (NPC), will kick off its annual session on Tuesday, with all eyes on plans to support growth in the world's second largest economy.
March 04, 2024 3:45 PM But he also promises cooperation in areas of common interest.
March 04, 2024 3:35 PM ATHENS - Greece, host of the headquarters of the EU operation to shield ships from Houthi attacks in the Red Sea, hopes to play a more central role in ensuring security of the 27-nation bloc, the defence minister said.
March 04, 2024 3:30 PM MOSCOW - A railway bridge near the Russian city of Samara has been rocked by a blast, the RIA news agency reported on Monday, citing emergency services.
March 04, 2024 2:49 PM The crash in Andhra Pradesh in 2023 took place as India played England during the World Cup.
March 04, 2024 2:48 PM Calibrating economic and environmental objectives is one of the biggest challenges for policymakers.
March 04, 2024 2:45 PM There would be more briefings by government ministers during the annual Parliament meeting.
March 04, 2024 2:40 PM Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy advocate Jimmy Lai is on trial accused of endangering China's national security.
March 04, 2024 2:26 PM Australia and Asean look set to discuss clean energy cooperation and Beijing's South China Sea stance.
The South China Sea and Myanmar crisis are likely to be high on the agenda at meetings in Melbourne.
George Bernard Shaw, of Pygmalion/My Fair Lady fame, raised the question: “Have you ever wondered why I am a communist?” His answer: “Well, it is largely because of my sense of the great importance of leisure in civilized society.” Indeed, people need time to read books, be
March 04, 2024 2:01 PM It also asked platforms to ensure their AI tools do not “threaten the integrity of the electoral process”.
The woman and her husband were on a motorbike tour in India when the alleged assault took place.
March 04, 2024 1:40 PM The head monk has held Buddhist funeral rite for numerous animals, including lab mice.
The alliance may collaborate with Japan on select projects, excluding nuclear submarine technology.