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  • North Korea will test missiles weekly
    Post time: 04-18-2017

    orth Korea will continue to test missiles, a senior official has told the BBC in Pyongyang, despite international condemnation and growing military tensions with the US. “We’ll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis,” Vice-Foreign Minister Han Son...Read more »

  • North Korea launches missile but test ends in failure
    Post time: 04-18-2017

    North Korea has defied Donald Trump’s demands for it to abandon its nuclear and missile programmes, launching a missile from an eastern port city on Sunday morning. However, the test appeared to fail. “The missile blew up almost immediately,” the United States Pacific Command said in a statement....Read more »

  • North Korea ‘ready for nuclear attack’ amid show of force
    Post time: 04-18-2017

    North Korea has warned the US not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is “ready to hit back with nuclear attacks”. The comments came as North Korea marked the 105th anniversary of the birth of its founding president, Kim Il-sung. A huge parade in Pyongyang was held ami...Read more »

  • Anti-smoking experts to sue Times for claims of tobacco payouts
    Post time: 04-18-2017

    A group of scientists and public health experts are to take legal action against the Times newspaper after it reported claims from a leading charity that they were in the pay of the tobacco industry. The experts, who work in fields that aim to limit deaths and health complications caused by smoki...Read more »

  • China’s Q1 growth stabilises at 6.8%: AFP poll
    Post time: 04-18-2017

    Beijing (AFP) – China’s growth stabilised in the first quarter thanks to rising investments and a recovery in exports, experts said, though they warned the reprieve may be temporary.   According to an AFP survey of 16 economic analysts, the gross domestic product expanded 6.8 per...Read more »

  • China Southern, American Airlines announce tie-up
    Post time: 04-06-2017

    China Southern Airlines said Tuesday it would sell almost a one-tenth stake to American Airlines in a $200 million tie-up that could see two of the world’s biggest carriers cooperate in a range of areas.   American Airlines is the world’s largest carrier by scheduled passengers c...Read more »

  • Trump to tee off with China’s Xi
    Post time: 04-06-2017

    China’s President Xi Jinping will meet Donald Trump next week at the US leader’s Florida golf resort. It will be the first face-to-face meeting between the heads of the world’s two most powerful nations. Xi’s trip to Trump’s luxury Mar-a-Lago resort – which he ...Read more »

  • South Korean president impeached
    Post time: 04-06-2017

    outh Korea’s parliament has impeached President Roh Moo-hyun for endorsing a pro-government party and incompetence ahead of next month’s general election. The opposition parties which dominate the chamber impeached Mr Roh by a vote of 193 to 2, suspending his powers pending a Constitu...Read more »

  • Xi Jinping: The leader of a great revival
    Post time: 03-20-2017

    Can China do it? This is the crucial question for the world’s biggest and boldest economic, political and social experiment. At the core of understanding the country’s prospects is the governance philosophy of its leader, Xi Jinping.   Xi is leading more than 1.3 billion people o...Read more »

  • Trump planning to host Chinese president at Mar-a-Lago
    Post time: 03-20-2017

    President Donald Trump is planning to host Chinese President Xi Jinping for a summit next month at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, a senior administration official told CNN Monday. The official cautioned that the plan is only tentative at the moment. Plans for the summit — which would be ...Read more »

  • Missile defense system that China opposes arrives in South Korea
    Post time: 03-20-2017

    The first pieces of a US-built missile defense system designed to mitigate the threat of North Korean missiles arrived at the Osan Air Base in South Korea Monday night, according to the US military. The announcement comes just a day after North Korea test-fired four ballistic missiles into the Se...Read more »

  • Dragon Heads-Raising Day
    Post time: 03-13-2017

    The dragon raises its head on the second day of the second lunar month, which falls on February 27 this year.This day is also called Longtoujie (Dragon’s Head Festival) or Chunlongjie (Spring Dragon’s Festival). It is said that as the day approaches, the land begins to awaken while th...Read more »

  • Kim Jong-nam was assassinated, say US and South Korean officials
    Post time: 02-24-2017

    Mysterious killing of Kim Jong-un’s half brother fits with comic book view of country – but its missile tests suggest increasing boldness on world stage Read more South Korea’s spy agency said on Wednesday that two women believed to be North Korean operatives poisoned the 45-year-old exile in a s...Read more »

  • Flynn-Russia calls: Republicans join demands for investigation
    Post time: 02-24-2017

    Leading members of the US Republican Party have joined calls for a wide investigation into the former national security adviser’s links with Russia. Michael Flynn quit on Monday over claims he discussed US sanctions with Russia before Donald Trump took office. On Tuesday, a White House spok...Read more »

  • New Yorkers rally in Times Square against Trump’s immigration policy
    Post time: 02-24-2017

    NEW YORK – About 1000 New Yorkers rallied in Times Square, dubbed as the Crossroads of the World on Sunday, to show solidarity with New York City’s Muslim community, protesting US President Donald Trump’s immigration policy.   “We are here today to show middle America...Read more »

  • Mattis warns North Korea of ‘overwhelming’ response to nuclear use
    Post time: 02-07-2017

    The US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said any use of nuclear weapons by North Korea would be met with an “effective and overwhelming” response. Mr Mattis spoke in South Korea, where he had been reaffirming US support, before flying to Tokyo. He also reconfirmed plans to deploy a...Read more »

  • Mark Zuckerberg finally breaks his silence on Trump, condemns anti-immigrant executive orders
    Post time: 02-07-2017

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he was “concerned” over executive orders signed by President Donald Trump, which would limit the number of immigrants and refugees coming to the U.S. “We need to keep this country safe, but we should do that by focusing on people who actually po...Read more »

  • Trump Embraces Pillars of Obama’s Foreign Policy
    Post time: 02-07-2017

    WASHINGTON — President Trump, after promising a radical break with the foreign policy of Barack Obama, is embracing some key pillars of the former administration’s strategy, including warning Israel to curb settlement construction, demanding that Russia withdraw from Crimea and threatening Iran w...Read more »

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