The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Kazakhstan took place on 8-9 June. The next day, the 2017 Astana Expo, which is scheduled to last for three months, got underway. These two events are indicative of Kazakhstan's – and Central Asia's – growing geopolitical and geo-economic importance.
Launched last month, hkrunning.com aims to provide a comprehensive database of running trails in Hong Kong. Its creator hopes to soon launch an app that offers real-time tracking to guide runners
As the number of people stuck in Greece keeps swelling up, arbitrary border restrictions on the Western Balkans migrant route are dramatically affecting refugees, increasing the risk of abuse, according to a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) official here on Monday.
Even a not-so-close scrutiny of the maritime Silk Road proposed by China will allow the observer to know that the route passes large areas in the South China Sea.
Like the Chinese fable that tells of an old man that removed a mountain block by carrying away the small stones, China needs similar grit and determination to restore the ancient Silk Road trade route.
The ruling party in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province on Sunday announced postponement of its plan to block supply route for NATO troops in neighbouring Afghanistan.
Thailand's rail systems will undergo a major reconstruction scheme that would include the use of China-made high-speed trains to service the increasing volume of cargoes and passengers throughout the country.
China's development is a growing force for peace and an increasing factor of global stability, Wang Yi, director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the
Russia said Tuesday it scrambled a Su-27 fighter jet to "prevent violations of the state border" by two U.S. Air Force strategic bombers flying over the Baltic Sea."Rus
The White House's newly proposed tax on cryptocurrency mining, which addresses the impact it has on energy and the environment, has sought to regulate the industry. How
Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced at a brief presser on Saturday night that House Republicans and the White House have reached a tentative deal to raise the federal gove
China and Australian have agreed to resume high-level economic and trade dialogue mechanisms, including a free trade agreement joint committee.According to a press stat
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
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
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
India is phasing out its largest bill, the 2000 rupee note ($24). While the bill can still be used, the central bank is asking people to deposit or exchange the note by
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Thursday visited the city of Cangzhou in north China's Hebei Province.Xi went
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Recent bank failures in the U.S. are combining with the Fed's continued rate hikes to cause volatility in the country's financial sector. That's according to leading ec
At least 261 people have died and 650 injured in India's worst rail accident in over two decades, officials said on Saturday, after a three-train collision in the easte
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) to develop itself into an art venue that enjoys worldwide prestige.Xi, who is also g
The United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday urged parties concerned in Sudan to immediately cease hostilities and facilitate humanitarian access.In a press state
A see-off ceremony for the three Shenzhou-16 astronauts set to travel to the China Space Station was held on Tuesday morning at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in north
The G7 Summit has issued a joint statement and other documents, making claims about "economic coercion" that allude to China. According to a global opinion poll conduct
China's cyberspace regulator said on Sunday that U.S. chipmaker Micron Technology's products did not pass its network security review for posing "serious network securi
U.S. President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy failed to reach an agreement on the debt ceiling on Monday, U.S. media reported. Biden said their talks were "