China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce on Monday jointly released a 2020 version of the catalog of industries that encou
Bytedance said early Thursday that it has applied for a license with Beijing commerce authority in line with China's tech export requirements and is now waiting for a decision.The application comes a
U.S. economic activity in the first quarter contracted at an annual rate of 5.0 percent in second estimate, 0.2 percentage point lower than advance estimate, the U.S.
A total of 5.245 million more Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in the week ending April 11 as the coronavirus pandemic continues making impact in the country.According to latest U.S. De
Japan's House of Councillors passed a revised law Wednesday to regulate the dealings of virtual currencies including bitcoin, so as to prevent their use in terrorism or money laundering and protect the interests of the owners.
The Japanese parliament on Wednesday passed a revised law to lower the country's voting age from 20 to 18, marking the biggest reform of the election system in 70 years.
Japan's minimum voting age was officially lowered to 18 from 20 as a revised national referendum law took effect on Friday, in a effort by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to amend the country's war-renouncing pacifist constitution.
Japanese workers' minimum wages will increase 15 yen on a yearly basis to 764 yen per hour after revised wage tariffs take effect in the country's 47 prefectures in October, local media reported Wednesday.
U.S. President Joe Biden and top lawmakers agreed on Tuesday to further talks aimed at breaking a deadlock over raising the $31.4 trillion U.S. debt limit, with just th
House Majority Leader Steve Scalise on Sunday urged President Joe Biden to negotiate with Speaker Kevin McCarthy amid the threat of political brinkmanship over raising
Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Antonio Guterres is sending UN Humanitarian Affairs chief Martin Griffiths as an envoy to the Sudan region, his spokesman s
Former French Prime Minister Francois Fillon said on Tuesday that his conversations with former President Nicolas Sarkozy were being listened to for five years by the U
Russia on Wednesday accused Ukraine of attempting an assassination of President Vladimir Putin, and Kyiv denied involvement.The Kremlin said Ukraine launched an unmanne
Chinese Premier Li Qiang, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has urged efforts to boost
A two percent net decrease in current employment, or 14 million jobs, will happen in the next five years, according to a survey of employers published on Monday by the
Pita Limjaroenrat, leader of Thailand's Move Forward Party, on Monday declared victory in the country's general election and said he is ready to be the country's next p
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed accelerating the building of a modern industrial system underpinned by the real economy, and supporting Chinese moderniz
Sen. Dianne Feinstein returned to her seat on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, aiding in advancing President Joe Biden's stalled judicial nominees as questio
China's reusable experimental spacecraft landed safely on Monday after 276 days in orbit.The spacecraft was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwe
Ya Ya, a female giant panda who has been at the Memphis Zoo for 20 years, left the the U.S. state of Tennessee on April 26 local time and will arrive Shanghai, China on
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The man accused of shooting and killing eight people at a Texas mall appeared to have embraced white supremacist and neo-Nazi ideologies, multiple media outlets reporte
The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) raised interest rates by 25 basis points to between 5 percent and 5.25 percent on May 3rd, which is the tenth increase since March last y
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China's foreign exchange reserves continued to rise in April, official data showed on Sunday, as the dollar fell against other major currencies.China's foreign exchange
Some 25,000 Japanese people rallied on Wednesday in Tokyo, calling for peace and protection of Japan's Constitution, including the war-renouncing Article 9, as the coun
A pioneering researcher and the so-called "Godfather of AI" Geoffrey Hinton said he quit Google to speak freely about the technology's dangers, after realizing computer