Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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US aircraft carrier enters South China Sea amid tensions over Taiwan

The US military said on Sunday that the aircraft carrier group Theodore Roosevelt has entered the South China Sea to promote "freedom of the seas", at a time when tension between China and Taiwan is causing concern in Washington. The...

Coronavirus: Ten countries are already affected by epidemic

The death toll of the coronavirus rises this Thursday to 19 dead, all deceased in China. But authorities have reported that the virus, which is transmitted through the respiratory tract, could "mutate" and spread more easily. The list of countries...

Taiwanese defy Beijing after the victory of Tsai Ing-wen

On Saturday evening a few deliberate sentences and a shy smile from victorious Tsai Ing-wen were enough to inspire her followers. Tens of thousands had gathered outside the headquarters of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to celebrate the re-election...

Facebook assigned 40 teams to monitor Taiwan elections

Facebook has vowed to increase its monitoring of any attempt to use its platform to intervene in the Taiwan election when the island authorities say they are facing increasing intervention from China. Taiwan will elect a new president and Parliament...

China protests Washington over arms sales to Taiwan

China on Saturday announced that it has lodged a formal protest with the United States over the arms sales to Taiwan. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the United States was pushing ahead with the sale of F-16V fighter...

China suspends individual travel permit to Taiwan

China is mounting pressure on Taiwan on Wednesday as it announces the suspension of individual travel permits on its own island government following tense relations between the two countries. Relations between Beijing and Taipei have deteriorated since President Tsai Ing...

Thousands demonstrate in Taiwan against pro-Chinese media

In Taiwan, thousands of people have protested against Chinese influence on democracy in the country and pro-Chinese media despite heavy rains. One of the organizers, the left-wing MP Huang Kuo-Chang, called on the state communications authority on Sunday to...

Imposition of tax on LNG to heighten energy crisis – Makda POGEE 2019 to provide many solutions of the energy crisis

The present government should resolve energy crisis prevailing in the country otherwise all efforts to lift the ailing economy could prove to be futile, this was stated by the Chief Guest and President, Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry...

Trump warns Iran of tampering oil supplies

US President Donald Trump warned if any Iranian attempt to halt oil supplies, saying it would cause trouble for Tehran and its allies in the region, Reuters reported "They know that, as far as I know, it is not being...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

A magnitude 6.1 quake rocked the coastal city of Hualian in eastern Taiwan on Thursday. Buildings were abandoned, and subway services temporarily suspended in the capital Taipei. Television footage showed the evacuation of schoolchildren, and an official at the Seismological...
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I wish Pence had the courage to reject the election result: Donald Trump

Former US President Donald Trump has targeted his former vice president, Mike Pence, for not having "the courage to...
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