German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday reversed a planned strict Easter shutdown, AFP reported, citing the chief of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, amid massive criticism of the gov
U.S. President Donald Trump signed a two-day stopgap extension of existing federal funds to avoid a government shutdown at midnight, the White House said late Friday night.(With input from Reuters)
Mexico City will shut down all non-essential activity starting on Saturday and until January 10 as COVID-19 cases mount in the nation's capital.The shutdown extends to the State of Mexico, the nat
Austria will implement a new lockdown from next Tuesday amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, the country's national news agency reported citing a draft regulation.The Austri
Austria will implement a new lockdown from next Tuesday amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, the country's national news agency reported citing a draft regulation.The Austria Press Agency said all non-ess
The U.S. Commerce Department said on Thursday it would delay enforcement of a ban on TikTok in compliance with a court order in favor of the Chinese-owned social media sensation. The department said
Italy's gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 4.8 percent in the first quarter (Q1) compared to the same period of last year, Italy's National Statistics Institute (ISTAT) said Thursday. Comp
Tencent will join hands with other IT giants to "build a hedge" against potential Internet attacks for Chinese users after Windows XP shutdown on April 8.
The "Bangkok shutdown" led by anti- government protesters has affected more than 2 million people in the capital, the local media said here on Monday.
Chief budget negotiators in the U.S. Congress struck a budget agreement on Tuesday, avoiding a looming government shutdown on Jan. 15.
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
Japan will start releasing more than 1 million tonnes of treated radioactive water into the ocean from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 24, said Prim
A group of people in China's Taiwan region gathered on Wednesday to protest against the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities' collusion with the Japanese poli
With the theme "opening up leads development, cooperation delivers the future," the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) opened in Beijing on Saturda
Activity in China's services sector expanded for an eighth-consecutive month in August, albeit at the slowest pace of the year, China's Caixin survey showed Tuesday.Cai
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
With less than two months until voters in Virginia decide whether Republicans will take full control of the general assembly or be forced to share power with Democrats,
Climate change is undoubtedly the defining challenge of our time, but its effects are not equally distributed. In both developed and developing countries, environmental
On August 27, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in China for a four-day visit to discuss trade and technology issues and better manage economic differences.
The BRICS Business Council (BBC) Annual Meeting 2023 was convened on August 21 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Chen Siqing, chairman of BBC's China Chapter, said that BR
Niger's police has been instructed to proceed with the expulsion of French Ambassador to Niger Sylvain Itte, after the expiration of the 48-hour ultimatum granted to hi
Hurricane Idalia left a trail of destruction along its path through three U.S. states. In Florida, where it first made landfall in the Big Bend region, where the panhan
Author: Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan, Founding Chair GSRRA, Sinologist (ex-Diplomat), Editor, Analyst, and Non-Resident Fellow of CCG (Center for China and Globalizatio
A recent meeting of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee highlighted the need to effectively prevent and resolve risks in key areas, a
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
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa won a second term in office, election officials said Saturday.Mnangagwa, 80, won 52.6 percent of the ballots against 44 percent
The entities behind 13 U.S. presidential libraries, going back as far as then U.S. President Herbert Hoover, released a joint statement on September 7, calling for a re
A Japanese civic group on Friday submitted a "letter of accusation" to the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office against Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and T
When people think of trade, typically their focus tends to be on goods, something produced in one country, and shipped to another. The world has of course seen such tra