Sunday, 21 October 2018

Tag Archives: China

US bomber drills aggravate North Korea ahead of Trump’s Asia visit

PYONGYANG: Two U.S. strategic bombers conducted drills over South Korea on Thursday, the U.S. Air Force said, raising tensions with North Korea just days before President Donald Trump visits the region seeking to shut down Pyongyang’s nuclear program. News of the drills was first reported by North Korean state news ...

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What is Xi thinking

China’s most powerful leader in decades entered Communist Party folklore on Tuesday when cadres voted overwhelmingly to engrave the Xi Jinping way into their constitution. “Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era,” adds a new section to the already-weighty party tome, and puts the 64-year-old ...

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North Korea’s Kim congratulates China’s Xi after congress

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a rare congratulatory message to Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday at the end of China’s Communist Party Congress, wishing him “great success” as head of the nation, the North’s state media said. The friendly gesture by the North Korean leader, who ...

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China’s Communist Party congress opens to give Xi new term

BEIJING: China’s Communist Party opened a twice-a-decade congress on Wednesday expected to enhance President Xi Jinping’s already formidable powers over the world’s second-largest economy. Xi entered a packed chamber in Beijing s imposing Great Hall of the People, along with his two predecessors Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin, to roll out ...

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Qualcomm lawsuit aims to ban iPhone sales in China

BEIJING: In an effort to continue to charge Apple for the use of its patents in mainland China, Qualcomm has filed lawsuits against the company with the end goal of stopping the production and sale of iPhones in China. The suits were filed by the mobile chip manufacturer in an ...

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What’s at stake for business in Iran’s nuclear deal

If the Iran nuclear deal fails then all the countries involved have a lot to lose – and not just for political and security reasons. US President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he will not certify to Congress that Iran is complying with the deal, which could pave the ...

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Miss World Bangladesh 2017 Stripped of Crown

DHAKA: Controversies surrounding Miss World Bangladesh 2017, Jannatul Nayeem, led to her being stripped of her crown and title Oct. 4. After the pageant organizers’ decision, runner-up Jessia Islam was crowned. Islam will represent Bangladesh at Miss World 2017 in China this November. Pageant rules require contestants to be unmarried. ...

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This is no way to dismantle a nuclear bomb

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un are doing their best to make a bad situation in the Korean Peninsula worse. For now, they are only hurling abuse and threats at each other, but there is no sign of either de-escalating their confrontation over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme. During the Cold War, ...

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Trump Threatens ‘to Totally Destroy North Korea’

Trump to UN: ‘Rocket Man is on a suicide mission’ U.S. President Donald Trump dispensed with diplomacy at the United Nations, vowing in his maiden speech to the General Assembly that the United States “will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea” if it is forced to defend ...

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