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Eight dead after subway in southern China collapses

BEIJING, China - Eight people were killed and three remained missing after a subway construction site in southern China collapsed on Thursday. The subway line construction site in southern

China’s new supergun can make the West’s defences obsolete

BEIJING, China - A weapon that China has recently unveiled is reportedly capable of making the West’s defenses obsolete.  According to reports, China has unveiled the world-first

China, Iran, Russia thrash U.S. over its new nuclear policy

BEIJING, China - After the Pentagon confirmed its plans of diversifying the American nuclear arsenal, which is considered to be the world’s largest - the U.S. faced the heat from China, Iran

Chinatown the cultural heart of Lunar New Year Festival

Chinatown will be at the heart of Sydney's 2018 Chinese New Year Festival, with the precinct set to come alive with a host of enchanting sights, sounds and taste-bud-tingling smells in

Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies

31 January 2018 -- Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year, a new United Nations health study has found, underlining the need

Weibo forced to suspend for spreading obscene content

BEIJING, China - China’s internet watchdog has said that the social media site Weibo has been ordered to suspend several of its portals offline for a week. The order was passed after the

Hong Kong, Sydney named the world’s most unaffordable cities

SYDNEY, Australia - A survey ranking the world’s more unaffordable cities has placed Hong Kong, Sydney right at the top, amongst the 293 metropolitan housing markets studied in nine

Kara Wai to Receive Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

HONG KONG - Hong Kong actress Kara Wai says she is ecstatic over receiving this year's Asian Film Awards' Excellence in Asian Cinema Award. "This is not an acting award, it's

After eight years, Google to relaunch map service in China

BEIJING, China - Nikkei has confirmed that after an eight-year absence, Alphabet Inc's Google will relaunch its map service in China. It said that it has set up a China-specific version of

Explosions Again Hampering Rescue Of Iranian Tanker Crew

An Iranian oil tanker that has been on fire and drifting in the East China Sea since last week has experienced several more explosions, hampering efforts to put out the fire and rescue 31 missing

As political landscape changes, China-France vow better ties

BEIJING, China - Chinese President Xi Jinping met with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron in Beijing and both the leaders have vowed closer cooperation on multiple issues. The Presidents

Iran oil tanker collides off China’s coast, dozens missing

BEIJING, China - An Iranian oil tanker caught fire after a collision off China's coast leaving 32 crew members missing. The oil tanker called the Sanchi tanker, carrying Iranian oil, which

Flight from Chicago to Hong Kong forced to land

HONG KONG, China - United Airlines revealed on Saturday that it was forced to divert a plane scheduled to go from Chicago to Hong Kong after the plane’s toilets were vandalized. 

China wants Pak's 'sacrifice to fight against terror' to get recognized

Beijing [China], Jan 2 (ANI): China on Tuesday backed Pakistan and stated that all should recognise "Pakistan's endeavour and sacrifice to fight against terror."  

World’s first missile that can hit target in seconds tested

BEIJING, China - China is said to have successfully tested its new DF-17 hypersonic missile that can reportedly reshape the nuclear weapons technology. U.S. officials confirmed that China had

Best-sellers that boosted global gaming revenues in 2017

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - This year, not only did the global gaming industry see its revenues being boosted by 7.8 percent, but the number of gamers across the world saw a dramatic rise too.

Thousands held in China over misuse of information

BEIJING, China - Chinese officials revealed that as many as 11,000 people had been held in the country over misuse of citizens’ personal information. The report was based on

Is China preparing for Korean war Troops urged to mobilize

BEIJING, China - Anticipating a war on the Korean peninsula over the next few months, a former senior commander of China’s military has urged Beijing to mobilise its troops. On Monday,

Russian-Chinese computer-assisted air defense drills begins

BEIJING, China - In a bid to bolster cooperation between the two countries’ armies, Russia and China began the second ever computer-assisted air defense drills. The first ever

China vows not to close the doors on global internet

BEIJING, China - Addressing the situation in China in connection with the global internet, Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed that the country will not close its door to the global

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