Global COVID-19 cases surpassed 55 million on Tuesday, the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University (JHU) showed.According to the latest figures, the U.S. remained top in both confirmed cases and d
China held its benchmark lending rate steady for the third straight month at its July fixing on Monday.Both the one-year and five-year loan prime rates (LPR) remained unchanged from last month, at 3.
The Chinese government has decided to send teams of medical experts to Djibouti and Cote d'Ivoire to help the countries fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying an
U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Monday. All three major indexes plunged more than 3 percent shortly after the opening bell, with the Dow shedding more 979 points, or 3.4 percent. The SP 500 an
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government on Thursday confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus pneumonia in Hong Kong, following two highly-suspected cases reported on Wednesday and
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the blast that hit Istanbul on Sunday was likely an act of terror."Although it is too early to confirm 100 percent, initial
Author: Ph.D.Tharakorn Wusatirakul Deputy Director/Thai-Chinese Strategic Research Center/Office of The National Research Council of Thailand ( NRCT).From standing up i
The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana has abolished 17 political parties following their failure to comply with laws governing political parties in the country.The EC
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law to conscript people charged with serious crimes, including murder, robbery, larceny, drug trafficking and other outsta
A J-16 fighter jet impressed the audience at the ongoing Airshow China in Zhuhai City, south China's Guangdong Province on Thursday by performing dazzling aerobatic mov
U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday a fourth consecutive, steep interest rate hike, and said while more increases will be needed to tame inflation, it opened th
The United Nations climate conference in Egypt on Saturday adopted a "loss and damage" fund to help countries cope with the cost of climate damage.(CGTN)
El Salvador’s government took its efforts against the country’s powerful street gangs to another level by sending inmates into cemeteries to destroy the tombs of gang m
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said here Thursday that South Korea needs to enhance its economic dynamism through service and labor market reforms.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday called for sharing opportunities and deepening regional cooperation to achieve longstanding peace, stability and prosperity in East
The People's Bank of China along with other five government departments issued a notice on Monday to give grace period to small and micro enterprises on loan payments t
Author: Associate Professor Dr Roy Anthony Rogers, Department of International and Strategic Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya. The 20th N
The European Council president urged global powers Tuesday to intensify pressure on Russia over its war against Ukraine, including Moscow's biggest supporter, China, sa
British businesses think the gloom hanging over their prospects will persist in the coming months, according to an industry survey published on Sunday.The Confederation
The energy crisis is taking a toll on Hungary's hotels and spas. Across the country, some properties have opted to close for a few months rather than face the steep ris
Author: Gustavo Ng, Chinese-descendant Argentine journalist and writer. Editor of DangDai Magazine. Author of ‘10,134 kilometers through China’ (Blossom Press).The Publ
Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, has called on China and Indonesia to strengthen exchanges in public welfare and jointly improve people's livelihood a
Ratings agency Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Friday downgraded Qantas Airways' credit rating to BB+, from BBB-.
Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters on Saturday protested the country's cost-of-living crisis, blaming it on the center-left government.Opposition supporters ga