China Mainland

China hopes for cooperation, better relations under Biden

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday expressed hope the Biden administration will improve prospects for people of both countries and give a boost to...
Hong Kong

Hong Kong fourth quarter 2020 unemployment at 16-year high, hit by economic slowdown

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rose to a 16-year high of 6.6% in October-December 2020, as a new wave of...
Indo-Pacific

Japan suicides jumped 16%. And women have been impacted most

There is an increasing concern that the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic could harm psychological health and exacerbate suicide risk. Japan had seen a...
China Mainland

WHO team arrives in Wuhan and What the researchers are trying to learn

The World Health Organization (WHO) team of international researchers that arrived Thursday in the central Chinese city of Wuhan where the coronavirus pandemic was...
Northern America

How does Twenty-fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution work?

Following the 2021 storming of the United States Capitol by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021, a growing number of...
Taiwan Strait

Taiwan officially launched a brand-new passport

Taiwan on Monday launched a brand new passport that places a diplomatic spin on the idea of social distancing amid the pandemic. The self-governing...
Hong Kong

A Hong Kong website gets blocked, which would signal an end of Hong Kong’s ‘open Internet’

A Hong Kong website gets blocked, which would signal an end of Hong Kong’s ‘open Internet.’ Police blocked a Hong Kong website, The HKChronicles, ...
China Mainland

Where Is Alibaba Founder Jack Ma? Tech tycoon silent as China gets tough with his business

Jack Ma, the co-funder of Alibaba and Ant Group, hasn’t been seen publicly in more than two months. Mr Ma was replaced as a...
Hong Kong

HK judge cautious on calls for judicial reform

Hong Kong’s outgoing top judge said on Tuesday that calls for reform of the city’s judiciary cannot be based on dissatisfaction with court rulings,...
Indo-Pacific

Historic change to Australian national anthem

Australia woke up to a new year on Friday — and a slightly different national anthem. There has been a historic change to Australia’s...
China Mainland

Afghanistan’s NDS have arrested ten Chinese nations suspected of espionage

The ten Chinese nations have been detained by Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS) on espionage charges. They were allegedly running a terror cell...
Hong Kong

New pro-Beijing Bauhinia Party in Hong Kong hopes to attract 250,000 members about 3.3% of the city population

The new grouping established by three mainland-born prominent businessmen, Li Shan, Clement Chen Jiawen, and Wang Chau-chi. The association has close ties with Beijing’s...