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.
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.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that China will soon launch a special fund of $10 billion to implement the Global Development Initiative (GDI).Xi made the
South Korea's majority opposition party and civic groups around the country stepped up protests on Wednesday against Japan's plan to release water from the Fukushima nu
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An H-IIA rocket carrying the Japanese space agency's lunar lander lifted off from Tanegashima Space Center on Thursday.It will attempt to make the nation's first lunar
The United Nations on Tuesday called for a legally binding ban of nuclear tests and warned of a global catastrophe brought by nuclear weapons.In a message on the Intern
Srettha Thavisin from the Pheu Thai Party was elected as the new prime minister of Thailand on Tuesday after winning a simple majority in a parliamentary vote.Srettha w
Construction has started on a new mega photovoltaic power station in southwest China's Sichuan Province, part of the country's ongoing endeavors to advance the developm
The white gunman who shot and killed three Black people in Florida on Saturday bought his guns legally and wrote of his hatred of Black people, local law enforcement sa
Rescuers on Monday faced a growing race against time to find survivors from the rubble of devastated villages in Morocco's Atlas Mountains, three days after the country
China has unveiled a slew of measures to strengthen the cultivation and management of young sci-tech talents to facilitate the country's drive to achieve greater self-r
The rover of India's Moon Mission-3, or Chandrayaan-3, completed its assigned tasks and has been rendered to sleep mode by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Zimbabweans voted on Wednesday with many citizens desperate for change after two decades of relentless economic chaos but skeptical that an election will help improve t
Iran and China have "good capacities" for environmental cooperation, especially in combating dust and sand storms, said Ali Salajegheh, Iran's vice president and head o
About 50,000 protesters gathered in the capital of South Korea on Saturday to demand that the government take steps to prevent what they fear is an impending disaster:
As autumn comes, many parts of China will usher in the autumn harvest in a month. According to China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, the country has seen a
China's financial watchdogs announced Thursday that housing credit policies will be adjusted and optimized.The interest rates of existing mortgages for first-home purch
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is expected to come to the United Nations headquarters in September, said Ferit Hoxha, Albania's UN ambassador, whose country ho
The First Sichuan Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative Project Jinjing Daoyin Seminar was held on Aug 26 at the foot of Mount Qingcheng in Sichuan province.Dozen
Enrique Tarrio, the former national chairman of the far-right group Proud Boys, was sentenced on Tuesday to 22 years in jail for his role in the January 6, 2021, riot o