The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are likely to be canceled if the coronavirus outbreak is not controlled by late May, according to International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound.
North American tourists flocked into Britain to take advantage of the weak pound after last year's Brexit vote, but spending by European tourists - far greater in number - slipped compared with a year earlier.
Sterling has fallen to a three-year low against the euro after Theresa May outlined the timetable for starting Brexit negotiations.
The crashing pound sent people flocking to money changers to exploit a favourable exchange rate in Singapore on Friday (June 24) after the currency plummeted following Britain's decision to leave the European Union.
Iran will reopen its diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia this week, an Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Monday."Iran's embassy in Riyadh, our consulate gen
A senior Chinese diplomat on Wednesday called for efforts to strive for a comprehensive cease-fire so as to create a favorable environment for the political process in
Hundreds of Japanese citizens took to the streets in the Japanese city of Hiroshima over the weekend to protest against the upcoming Group of Seven (G7) summit.Protests
China's first self-developed cruise ship, "Adora Magic City," undocked in Shanghai on Tuesday after over three years of being under construction.Built by Shanghai Waiga
Iran reopened its embassy in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, several months after Tehran and Riyadh agreed to end years of antagonism under a Chinese-brokered deal.Iranian Dep
At the recent Arab League Summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Syria's President Bashar al-Assad was warmly welcomed back after being cut off from most of the Arab community
China and the Netherlands should be united in opposing decoupling, safeguarding global supply chains and promoting global economic recovery, said Chinese State Councilo
A new pandemic accord under negotiation must be a "historic agreement" marking a dramatic shift in the approach to global health security after the COVID crisis, the WH
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes will begin serving her prison sentence on May 30 for defrauding investors in the failed blood-testing startup once valued at $9 billio
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for shouldering the new cultural missions of continuing to promote cultural prosperity and strengthen cultural confidence to bui
Uzbekistan plans to lift half of its impoverished population out of poverty by the end of 2026. Uzbek officials were keen to learn from China's experiences in poverty a
A Chinese special envoy has stressed the need to build trust among all the parties to the Ukraine crisis and create conditions for peace talks during a two-day visit to
A music and culture program featuring a fusion of Chinese traditional poetry, pop music, Peking Opera, and Cantonese elements, launched by Chengdu Radio and Television
Microsoft Corporation is bringing the powerful language-producing models from OpenAI to U.S. federal agencies using its Azure cloud service, it said in a blog post on W
Cuba announced on Tuesday measures that ease restrictions on its citizens living abroad as the country continues to grapple with an unprecedented exodus of migrants to
Energy ministers from nine European Union (EU) countries agreed on Thursday to turn the Mediterranean region into a green energy hub.At their meeting in Valletta, the c
The G7 summit starts on May 19 in Hiroshima, Japan. Recently, U.S. President Joe Biden announced that there would be investment curbs proposed to the G7 against China.
The United Nations continues to engage with stakeholders on the export of ammonia from Russia despite the latest sabotage of the ammonia pipeline via Ukraine, said a UN
The Chinese yuan weakened past 7 per dollar on Wednesday for the first time in five months.The onshore renminbi eased to 7.0026 per dollar, before recording the weakest