- Faith in ruins: China's vanishing mosques
The BBC has found new evidence of the increasing control and suppression of Islam in China.
BBC News. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 23:16:18 GMT.
- Xi Jinping in North Korea: Why China's president is visiting Kim now
As the Trump-Kim nuclear talks stall, China is upping its role in tackling the North Korea impasse.
BBC News. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 23:02:21 GMT.
- Wall Street approaches records as Fed soothes market's fears
The Fed's reassuring investors worried that the US-China trade war could stall economic growth.
Sydney Morning Herald. Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:21:19 +1000.
- England's Lionesses take on Japan as they look to top their group
Manchester City forward Ellen White scored a brace for the Lionesses, who had already qualified for the last 16 of the tournament before their game at the Allianz Riviera in Nice.
Daily Mail. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 22:18:16 +0100.
- Adventurer Konyukhov asks Putin to ban catching sea mammals for oceanariums
Konyukhov was among those who expressed concern over the fate of beluga whales and orcas caught for sale to China and kept in the Srednyaya Bay in Russia's Far East
Tass. Thu, 20 Jun 2019 00:11:27 +0300.
- Nike (NKE) Q4 2019 Earnings Preview: China, North America & More
Shares of Nike (NKE) have fallen nearly 4% over the last three months after the sportswear powerhouse warned Wall Street of slowing growth last quarter. ...
Benjamin Rains. Zacks. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 20:25:00 GMT.
- Can Freelancing Cure Loneliness? Creating Replacement Families In Japan
In Japan, it's possible to hire replacement family members - freelance actors - to reduce the loneliness of being alone.
By Jon Younger, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 15:48:00 +0000.
- US alleges tanker hit by mine resembling Iran's
A Japanese-owned tanker attacked in the Gulf of Oman last week was damaged by a limpet mine resembling those used by Iran, the US military said Wednesday, as the Islamic republic slammed accusations against it. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:31:39 -0400.
- Western Europe must repatriate its ISIL fighters and families
Western capitals should take cue from Central Asia which has taken back hundreds of nationals from Syria and Iraq.
Al Jazeera. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:16:24 GMT.
- Truck maker Hino sets opening for W.Va. assembly plant
MINERAL WELLS, W.Va. (AP) - Japanese truck maker Hino Motors Manufacturing is set to open its new West Virginia assembly plant this summer. Hino (HEE'-no) Motors has scheduled an Aug. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 05:12:33 -0400.
- China Airlines Intends to Upgrade Fleet with Boeing 777 Freighters
LE BOURGET, France, June 19, 2019 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and China Airlines today announced the airline's intent to order up to six 777 Freighters to modernize its cargo fleet. ...
PR Newswire. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 08:09:00 +0000.
- Russia and China block UN from declaring North Korea violated sanctions
Russia and China have blocked the UN Security Council from declaring that North Korea breached the annual limit for importing refined petroleum products which are key for its economy.
Irish Independent. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 08:22:15 +0100.
- Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions
U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyongyang breached the annual limit for importing refined petroleum products.
Edith M. Lederer. Fox News. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 03:30:56 GMT.
- China has over 100 more supercomputers than the US, Top500 says - CNET
But the two most powerful supercomputers are in the US.
Corinne Reichert. CNET. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 00:07:02 +0000.
- United Airlines and Vistara Establish Codeshare Agreement
Agreement enables United customers to travel seamlessly to more than 20 destinations throughout India while earning MileagePlus frequent flyer miles.
Travel Industry Wire. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 18:22:23 EST.
- Japan earthquake: Strong quake strikes off northwestern Japan, triggers tsunami warning
A powerful earthquake has jolted northwestern Japan, and officials are warning of a tsunami of up to one meter high along parts of the coast.
Ap. ABC News. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 22:40:50 +0000.
- Appearance of deep-sea fish does not signal upcoming earthquake in Japan
The unusual appearance of deep-sea fish like the oarfish or slender ribbonfish in Japanese shallow waters does not mean that an earthquake is about to occur, according to a new statistical analysis.
Science Daily. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 17:43:56 EDT.
- The Latest: China urges US, Iran to avoid further escalation
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 3:35 a.m. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 06:39:51 -0400.
- Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12
Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured.
CBC News. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:28:00 EDT.
- China is requiring EV companies to re-evaluate their designs for safety, report says - Roadshow
This move comes after a series of high-profile EV fires from Tesla and NIO.
Kyle Hyatt. CNET. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:52:50 +0000.