Asia/Pacific

China, EU Agree to Hold Talks on Planned EV Tariffs Amid Ongoing Tensions

China and the European Union (EU) have agreed to negotiate on proposed tariffs on Chinese EVs amid ongoing tensions.


Chinese Man Gets Over 2 Years in Prison for Stealing $88,700 From Jeweler on Singapore Airlines Flight

A Chinese man was sentenced to two-and-a-half-year in prison for stealing around $88,700 from a Singaporean jeweler on a Singapore Airlines flight...

China, Australia Roll Out 5-Year Visas to Citizens for Business, Tourism

China and Australia will now offer each other's citizens multiple-entry visas valid for up to five years...

Philippine Business Groups Release Rare Statement Amid South China Sea Tensions

Philippine business groups condemned the recent harassment faced by the country's military amid South China Sea tensions...


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Vladimir Putin Gifts Kim Jong Un a Lavish Russian Limousine During Visit to North Korea to Deepen Economic Ties
During a visit to North Korea to strengthen economic ties, Russia's President Vladimir Putin gifted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with a Russian-made limousine, a tea set, and artwork.
China Plans to Connect Southeast Asian Railroads Following New Pact With Malaysia
Chinese Premier Li Qiang's visit to Malaysia includes plans to integrate the East Coast Rail Link with regional projects, boosting China's Belt and Road initiative in Southeast Asia.
Vietnam's Finance Ministry Plans to Offer Cash Rewards to Snitch on Corrupt Officials
The Vietnamese finance ministry is considering offering cash rewards to individuals offering tips to authorities in helping them track down corrupt government officials.
[Update] Adidas Launches Investigation in China After Whistleblower Exposes Alleged Embezzlement by Senior Staff
Adidas has initiated an investigation into allegations of large-scale bribery and embezzlement by senior staff in China, following a whistleblower complaint that claimed millions of euros were involve
Elderly Man Dead After Group of ‘Drunk’ Youngsters Attacked Him in Broad Daylight for Money
A senior citizen in India has succumbed to injuries after being brutally attacked for money by a group of youngsters.
Germany Urges China to Make 'Serious' Move on Issue of EV Tariffs
Germany is urging China to take decisive steps regarding tariffs on imported electric vehicles (EVs).
US Returns Additional $156 Million to Malaysia From Stolen 1MDB State Fund
The United States (US) has returned $156 million to Malaysia, which was recovered from assets seized in investigations into a global corruption scheme involving the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)
US Sanctions Several Firms in Hong Kong, UAE for Involvement in Russian Gold Trade
The US has imposed sanctions on several companies based in Hong Kong and the UAE for involvement in the trade of gold produced by a sanctioned Russian miner.
Two Texan Men Get More Than 3 Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Sell Iranian Oil to China
Two Texas men were sentenced to 45 months in prison for trying to sell Iranian oil to a refinery in China in violation of US sanctions.
US Bans Imports From 3 More Chinese Companies Tied to Uyghur Forced Labor
The US has added three more firms to a list that blocked imports from companies that are allegedly linked to Uyghur forced laborers in China.
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