Search is on for 10 missing sailors from US Navy missile destroyer

Malaysian maritime officials said that they have dispatched vessels and helicopters to join the search operations for 10 missing US sailors, after the USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore this morning. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): Download our APP on […]

Seoul protesters rally against military exercises

South Korean peace activists gathered in front of the presidential office and the US embassy in the capital Seoul on Monday to protest against the countries’ decision to go ahead with their annual military exercises against a backdrop of rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on […]

Video of US Navy destroyer collision released

10 US Navy sailors are missing and five others were injured after a US guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant ship near Singapore, the US Navy has said. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): Download our APP on Google Play (Android): Follow us on: Facebook: […]

Chill out! Colombians combat stress with ‘Day of Laziness’

Colombians in the city of Itagui hauled mattresses and hammocks into the streets Sunday to mark their annual “World Day of Laziness”, a quirky effort to urge overstressed workers to slow down. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): Download our APP on Google Play (Android): Follow […]

BRICS: Your questions answered

China is hosting this year’s annual BRICS Summit in Xiamen in southern Fujian Province. The five BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – make up half of the world’s population and nearly a quarter of global GDP. But does the world really need another international organization? What does the BRICS bloc […]

Moscow fireworks festival draws crowd of 330,000 people

Russia is trying to pin itself on the world map of great fireworks events. The 3rd Rostec International Fireworks Festival was held in Moscow’s Brateevskiy Park from August 19 to 20. Eight national teams from three continents participated, with hundreds of thousands of people coming to watch the extraordinary event. Subscribe to us on YouTube: […]

China opens first AI-assisted treatment center

China’s first artificial intelligence assisted treatment center opened in Hefei, the capital of eastern China’s Anhui Province on Sunday. It will carry out research to guide machine-learning, such as recognizing messages and using visual neural networks to solve problems. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): Download our […]

NAFTA negotiations impact on businesses in Mexico

US President Donald Trump argued that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been a bad deal for his country, citing the huge trade deficit with Mexico, and ordering a renegotiation. However, keeping Mexican small businesses strong, Mexican businessman Carlos Sosa argues, is good for both US suppliers and consumers. And it’s good for […]

NAFTA partners pledge quick negotiations, but tough talks lie ahead The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the NAFTA trade pact, vowing to keep up a blistering pace of negotiations that some involved in the process said may be too fast to bridge deep differences. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP […]

China provides emergency aid as Sierra Leone disaster’s death toll rises to 499

Bodies recovered from the mudslide and flooding on August 14 in Sierra Leone have totaled at 499, local media reported on Sunday. The Chinese community living in Sierra Leone collectively responded with a donation of 100,000 US dollars and emergency materials. The Chinese government is also donating one million US dollars to flood victims as […]

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