AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine is 79% effective at preventing the disease and does not increase the risk of blood clots, the biotech firm said Monday, following its U.S. phase III efficiency trials.T
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Germany rose by 5,323 in the past 24 hours to 113,525 on Friday, climbing for a fourth straight day after four previou
Iceland's President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson approved Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson as Prime Minister on Thursday after the government's previous leader was forced to resign, the Prime Minister's office said in a statement published on its website.
Bangladesh's central bank asks Finance Institutions to tighten money laundering rules DHAKA, July 1 (Xinhua)--Bangladesh's central bank on Wednesday issued a circular asking all financial institutions(FIs) to follow the anti-monetary laundering and terrorist financing rules strictly.
The U.S. policies, including tariffs, which were aimed at decoupling the Chinese and U.S. economies, may ultimately not reduce the U.S.' dependence on supply chains lin
Former senior minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam was elected as Singapore's ninth president on Friday after garnering 70.4 percent of the total votes.His rivals Ng Kok Son
Mexico's top political parties this week named their candidates for the 2024 presidential election.Both candidates are engineers and have political experience. And for
Climate change is undoubtedly the defining challenge of our time, but its effects are not equally distributed. In both developed and developing countries, environmental
Every weekend, Asia Pacific Daily will provide you with a run-down of the latest hot news.This week, the following hot news you should know:Top 1 | Wagner chief presume
Tens of thousands of Israelis protested in cities across the country on Saturday ahead of a key decision by the Supreme Court over legislation passed by the coalition w
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
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
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
China is set to see more capital inflow and enterprise cooperation during this year's Silk Road (Dunhuang) International Cultural Expo, in order to meet the growing app
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.
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
The profit decline posted by China's major industrial firms narrowed in the January-July period, according to National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data published on Sund
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
The office of the U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Wednesday announced a further extension of China Section 301 tariff exclusions on 352 Chinese import and 77
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
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
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,
Wagner Group private military company's leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was presumed dead on Wednesday in a plane crash in the Tver Region near Moscow.According to the list re