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Three killed, dozens injured as shallow quake hits China’s Sichuan

Three people were killed and dozens injured when a shallow earthquake struck southwestern China on Thursday, triggering the second-highest level...

Two killed, dozens injured as shallow quake hits China’s Sichuan province

Two people were killed and dozens injured when a shallow earthquake struck southwestern China in the early hours of Thursday, triggering the...

US discusses support for Lithuania amid China pressure

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday saluted Lithuania's championing of democracy in Belarus and Taiwan and discussed ways to support...

‘Blood-and-sweat money’ : Evergrande anger boils on Chinese social media

China's social media was flooded with discussions on the potential demise of housing giant Evergrande as rare images of protests and public anger...

China’s embattled Evergrande tries to pay bills with parking spots

Protests against teetering developer Evergrande spread to more Chinese cities on Wednesday after a company offer of property and parking spaces...

China hosts first multinational peacekeeping exercise

China wrapped up the country's first multinational peacekeeping exercise on Wednesday, demonstrating the extent of its military might on a huge...

Evergrande endgame : What next for the property giant?

Indebted property giant Evergrande has brought in restructuring experts and warned it is under "tremendous pressure", as anxious investors and...

Organisers postpone Gay Games, citing Hong Kong travel curbs

The 2022 Gay Games will be pushed back a year, organisers announced Wednesday, citing anti-coronavirus travel restrictions to Hong Kong, the...

Taiwan jets land on highway for Chinese invasion wargame

Fighter jets practised landing on a highway in southern Taiwan on Wednesday as part of an annual live-fire military exercise that simulates defending...

Macau casino stocks tumble as city eyes crackdown on industry

Shares in Macau casino operators collapsed Wednesday after officials in the world's biggest gambling city unveiled plans for a crackdown that...

Nine Hong Kong activists given jail terms for joining Tiananmen vigil

Nine veteran democracy activists in Hong Kong were sentenced to between six and 10 months in jail on Wednesday for joining a Tiananmen vigil...

Dubious of Trump’s sanity, US general secretly called China : book

The top US general was so worried in early January that Donald Trump was out of control that he took secret action to prevent the outgoing president...

Hong Kong to create more national security offences : official

Hong Kong will create a host of new national security offences, a senior official confirmed Tuesday, building on a law Beijing imposed last year...

Chinese FM visits Singapore in pushback against US

China's foreign minister held talks with Singaporean leader Lee Hsien Loong Tuesday during a Southeast Asian tour seen as a pushback against...

Taiwan delegation to visit Slovakia, Czech Republic and Lithuania

A Taiwanese delegation of government officials and business people will visit Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Lithuania, officials said Tuesday,...

China races to squash new Covid-19 cluster among schoolchildren

Southern Chinese cities closed schools and ordered testing for millions on Tuesday in a race to curb a new Covid-19 outbreak which has sparked...

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