Jack Ma, founder and chairman of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, has overtaken Wanda Group's Wang Jianlin to become the richest person in China.
“Fortune-tellers told me to speak less to maintain a good political atmosphere. I will obey their advice,” Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha recently told reporters before cutting short a press conference, referring to a reading from astrologers who urged the outspoken junta leader to speak less.
Adele has been named as Britain's richest ever female musician, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.
About 5,000 people gathered in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to protest against a new type of identity card to be introduced later this month, polic
Japan said that it would start releasing more than 1 million metric tonnes of treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 24, put
China's Ministry of Finance released a report on fiscal policy implementation in the first half of 2023 on Wednesday. The report showed that government revenue during
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
Since the initiation of reform and opening-up, China has achieved remarkable achievements in various aspects of economic and social development. Regional development st
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday met with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Kyiv as the senior U.S. official made a surprise visit
At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Benin's President Patrice Talon pays China a four-day state visit from August 31 to September 3. The visit injects ne
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
Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the Wagner military group, was buried in private on Tuesday in his native city St. Petersburg, Russia.Prigozhin's press service said in a pos
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
Thousands of South Korean people including fishermen, activists and politicians continued a weekend rally in central Seoul on Saturday, protesting against Japan's dumpi
Former President Donald Trump plans to turn himself in and be processed in Atlanta on Thursday in connection with his indictment in Georgia, he said on social media on
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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 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
Climate change is undoubtedly the defining challenge of our time, but its effects are not equally distributed. In both developed and developing countries, environmental
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
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
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