International Affairs

UK Political Crisis LIVE Updates: Rishi Sunak to be Britain’s next prime minister as challenger Mordaunt withdraws from contest

Swift rise to PM, but some doubt Rishi Sunak can win UK elections

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Video: China-made bullet train in Indonesia overruns budget by up to US$2 billion

A China-funded high-speed rail project in Indonesia is on track to launch in 2023, despite being over-budget by up to…

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Having lagged far behind China for decades, can India replicate China’s success in GDP ranking any time soon?

India has made headlines recently as the country has overtaken the UK, its former colonial master, to become the fifth-largest…

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China-Laos Railway exceeds expectations, defies critics, injecting momentum into regional prosperity as part of the BRI

The China-Laos Railway significantly boosted the development of logistics and flow of people across Laos, bringing to life Laos' strategy…

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Timeline: The life of Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth, Britain's longest-reigning monarch and the nation's figurehead for seven decades, has died aged 96, Buckingham Palace said on…

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Restoration of empire is the endgame for Russia’s Vladimir Putin

Reading Russian President Vladimir Putin's mind is rarely a straightforward task, but on occasion the Kremlin leader makes it easy.

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‘It was just madness inside.’ Gunman kills 4 people at Tulsa hospital complex

The mass shooting is the latest instance nationwide of first responders and civilians coming face-to-face with the threat of gun…

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ADUN SPEAKS | Are we en route to end up like Sri Lanka?

If we look at the situation, putting aside our political difference, we could relate the case of Sri Lanka with…

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American Petro-Dollar

What would happen to the US economy if the "Petro-Dollar" is no longer in favor?

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Hong Kong to close off beaches after mainland China uproar

The rules add to Hong Kong's already strict distancing measures, including wearing masks while hiking and a ban on gatherings…

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US strips Chinese-owned telecom of its license over ‘security risks’

US regulators on Wednesday stripped Chinese state-owned Pacific Networks of its telecommunications license, the latest blow in the simmering confrontation…

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Vikings: Lagertha actress says she stands by Ukraine

TV personality joins in the bandwagon to condemn Russian aggressions into Ukraine.

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Without national reserves, S’pore’s GST would have to be raised to 21% or more

The recently announced increase of Goods and Services Tax (GST) to 8% and 9% in the coming two years has led to…

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Baykar ensures Turkey’s self-reliance in drone tech as orders swell

Turkey has completely left behind its external dependency on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) technologies and now produces platforms that are…

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India made a Singaporean company bleed $16 billion in a day because it had a Chinese connection

India recently banned 54 Chinese apps citing threats to its national security. Interestingly, the ban also set the stocks of…

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