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Tsunami strikes Japan following Tonga eruption...
A tsunami of 1.2 meters was confirmed in the Amami and Tokara islands with the possibility of waves reaching 3 meters.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-15 18:00 UTC
China claims to have developed 'new practice of democracy' as alternative to US...
Chinese Communist officials have branded the constraints imposed on Hong Kong's electoral system as "the new practice of democracy" in the former British colony — a vocabulary for the ideological competition between Washington and Beijin
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-22 23:42 UTC
Global crash warning as Evergrande defaults on debt: $300billion black hole cripples world...
THE GLOBAL economy could be at risk after Chinese property giant Evergrande defaulted on its debts, leaving a $300billion black hole in the world economy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-09 19:25 UTC
Ratings agency Fitch says it considers China's Evergrande to be in default, and cuts its creditworthiness even further into 'junk' territory...
China Evergrande's overseas bonds are officially in default, Fitch said on Thursday. Fitch cut the property developer's debt further into junk territory after
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-09 19:24 UTC
Evergrande officially defaulted - DMSA is preparing bankruptcy proceedings against Evergrande Group...
China Evergrande Group today again defaulted on interest payments to international investors. DMSA itself is invested in these bonds and has not received any interest payments until today's end of the grace period. Now DMSA is preparing bankruptcy pro
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-11-11 04:23 UTC
Covid-19 Lockdowns Ripple Across China—'I Wonder How Long I Can Hang On'...
As the Delta variant puts China through one of its biggest Covid-19 outbreaks since it first closed off Wuhan in early 2020, new lockdowns and other strict controls are taking place across the country.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-11-04 16:08 UTC
China factory activity falls for 2nd month...
Factory activity in China has contracted for a second straight month as the country's economy loses steam.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-31 02:20 UTC
China to start vaccinating children as young as 3 against COVID-19...
China plans to begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to children as young as 3 years old.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-25 18:25 UTC
3 astronauts arrived at China's new space station, which it's building as it's banned from the International Space Station...
Three Chinese astronauts have arrived at the space station China is building. They will stay for six months to help the set up of the station, as China is
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-16 12:14 UTC
Taiwan thanks US for rock solid support against Chinas provocative actions...
"US remains concerned by China's provocative military act near Taiwan, which undermines regional peace,
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-07 02:18 UTC
Joe Biden says Xi Jinping has agreed to abide by 'Taiwan agreement'...
The US President's conversation with his Chinese counterpart follows Beijing sending 148 military aircraft into Taiwan's air-defence zone over four days, leading Taiwan's Defence Minister to say tensions are the "most serious" in more
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-06 15:14 UTC
China flies record 52 warplanes toward Taiwan...
China flew 52 fighter planes toward Taiwan on Monday in the largest show of force on record, continuing the three days of sustained military harassment against the self-ruled island.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-04 16:44 UTC
U.S. warns China to "cease" as record number of Chinese military flights test Taiwan's airspace...
Taiwan, a strategic U.S. ally claimed by Beijing as sovereign territory, says 145 Chinese military planes have violated its air defense zone in four days.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-04 16:43 UTC
Taiwan angered after Beijing flies 38 fighter jets into its airspace - the largest ever incursion...
More than three dozen Chinese fighter jets have flown into Taiwan airspace in the largest ever incursion by Beijing into the island nation's defence zone.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-03 14:04 UTC
Chinese warplanes fly toward Taiwan for 2nd straight day...
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China flew more than 30 military planes toward Taiwan on Saturday, the second large display of force in as many days.Taiwan's Defense Ministry said 39 aircraft entered Taiwan'...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-03 14:03 UTC
At 39 aircraft, China sets new high for Taiwan defence zone incursion...
TAIPEI : A total of 39 Chinese air force aircraft entered Taiwan's air defence zone on Saturday (Oct 2), the defence ministry in Taipei said, setting a new high for missions which have infuriated the island's government and further raised tensions
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-03 14:03 UTC
China's Ban on Crypto Isn't Hurting Bitcoin. Here's Why....
Traders may be switching to decentralized exchanges that allow users to swap tokens with far more privacy and anonymity than a standard brokerage.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-27 16:06 UTC
Elon Musk praises China, says Tesla will continue to expand investments there...
It's the second time this month Musk was highly complimentary of the nation that's imperative to his electric vehicle company, saying it's a
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-27 01:57 UTC
China warns Australia saying it will become US 'cannon fodder' as Scott Morrison joins Quad summit...
Scott Morrison met with Joe Biden and the leaders of Japan and India for The Quad, enraging China which mocked the four and claimed the US would 'dump them like trash'.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-25 02:26 UTC
China issues dominate election of Taiwan opposition leader...
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Fraught relations with neighboring China are dominating Saturday's election for the leader of Taiwan's main opposition Nationalist Party.Four candidates, including incumbent C...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-25 02:16 UTC
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