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Biden says United States would come to Taiwan’s defense
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Biden says United States would come to Taiwan’s defense

BALTIMORE, Oct 21 (Reuters) – The United States would come to Taiwan’s defense and has a commitment to defend the…
With Xi-Biden meeting, U.S. aims to show responsible handling of China ties
World

With Xi-Biden meeting, U.S. aims to show responsible handling of China ties

WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (Reuters) – White House officials are gearing up for a virtual meeting between President Joe Biden and…
For sleepy Hong Kong residents, 5-hour bus tour is a snooze
World

For sleepy Hong Kong residents, 5-hour bus tour is a snooze

HONG KONG (AP) — Travel-starved, sleep-deprived residents might find a new Hong Kong bus tour to be a snooze. The…
Hong Kong ditches local licensing exam to tackle doctor shortage
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Hong Kong ditches local licensing exam to tackle doctor shortage

HONG KONG, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s legislature on Thursday passed a law that allows overseas-trained doctors to practise…
Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
World

Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Human rights activists urged international governments, sponsors and athletes on Tuesday to boycott what they called…
Court rulings free Hong Kong police to probe older offences under security law
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Court rulings free Hong Kong police to probe older offences under security law

HONG KONG, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Recent court judgements have freed Hong Kong authorities to use national security powers to…
‘Cement mountain’: China’s rocky road on biodiversity beyond rosy UN summit
Environment

‘Cement mountain’: China’s rocky road on biodiversity beyond rosy UN summit

KUNMING, China, Oct 18 (Reuters) – China used a five-day United Nations biodiversity conference in Kunming to celebrate its achievements…
Taiwan tensions raise fears of US-China conflict in Asia
World

Taiwan tensions raise fears of US-China conflict in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — After sending a record number of military aircraft to harass Taiwan over China’s National Day holiday, Beijing…
China says military drills near Taiwan a ‘just’ move
World

China says military drills near Taiwan a ‘just’ move

BEIJING, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Chinese military exercises near Taiwan are targeted at forces promoting the island’s formal independence and…
India, China army talks to defuse border tensions fail
World

India, China army talks to defuse border tensions fail

NEW DELHI (AP) — Talks between Indian and Chinese army commanders to disengage troops from key friction areas along their…
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