'Best deal': Jaishankar defends India's crude oil imports from Russia (3)
Wednesday 17/August/2022 11:00 AM By: ANI Bangkok: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar who is in Thailand to attend the 9th India-Thailand Joint Commission Meeting defended India's crude oil imports from Russia by terming it the 'Best deal' for the country. Addressing the Indian community in Bangkok, he discussed the surge in energy prices across the world due to the Russia-Ukraine war and said, "We
Reservoirs replenish water supply in section of Yangtze River affected by drought (1)
Source: Xinhua 2022-08-18 03:48:30 BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) - Reservoirs will continue to replenish the water supply in the section of the Yangtze River affected by drought. The reservoirs in the upper and middle reaches of China's longest river will discharge 1.48 billion cubic meters of water into the lower reaches, starting from Tuesday, Vice Minister of Water Resources Liu Weiping said on Wednesday.
NYPD cop and Army reservist accused of spying for China heads to trial in the fall (2)
By John Annese John Annese New York Daily News August 17, 2022 Officer Baimadajie Angwang, 35, is accused of using his position as a cop in Queens to infiltrate Tibetan communities in the city and give the Chinese government a glimpse into the inner workings of the NYPD, federal prosecutors allege.
Putin lashes out at US over Ukraine, Taiwan (1)
Potential for conflict in Asia, Africa and Latin America 16 August, 18:59 Correlati Associate Russia imposes conditions on nuclear plant visit (ANSA-AFP) - MOSCOW, AUG 16 - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused Washington of seeking to prolong the conflict in Ukraine and of fuelling conflicts elsewhere in the world, including with the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan.
Chinese cars conquer Kazakhstan as Russian imports end (1)
Within months of entering the Kazakh market last year, Chery became a top seller. / Chery. By Almaz Kumenov for Eurasianet August 17, 2022 Chinese carmakers are seizing market share in Kazakhstan amid shortages of cars and parts from Russia due to sanctions. Astana Motors, a dealer with outlets across the country, announced last week it would soon begin importing units from Chongqing-based manufacturer
Japan, China arranging high-level talks (1)
TOKYO The governments of Japan and China are arranging high-level security talks in China, sources close to the matter said Wednesday, with the two sides seeking to avoid further deterioration of ties following Beijing's major military exercises held near Taiwan earlier this month. During the envisioned meeting between Japanese national security adviser Takeo Akiba and China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi, Tokyo is likely to convey
August 17, 20228:30 PM UTC Hacker tournament brings together world's best in Las Vegas (1)
By Zeba Siddiqui A banner pointing to the Capture the Flag (CTF) contest area is seen at DEF CON hacking conference, in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., August 13, 2022. REUTERS/Zeba Siddiqui Read More Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register LAS VEGAS, Aug 17 (Reuters) - A team of hackers from two U.S.
US pharmacy chains ordered to pay $650m in Ohio opioids suit (1)
By Bernd Debusmann Jr BBC News, Washington Published 7 minutes ago Getty Images Communities across the US say that opioid addiction overburdened local resources. A federal judge has ruled that America's three largest pharmacy chains must pay $650.5m (lb539.8m) for helping fuel a painkiller crisis in two Ohio counties. In November, a federal court found Walgreens Boots Alliance, CVS and Walmart helped create an oversupply of addictive opioid pills.
Cisco expects revenue growth as supply chain pressures ease (2)
18 Aug 2022 04:12AM (Updated: 18 Aug 2022 06:10AM) Bookmark Bookmark Share WhatsApp Telegram Facebook Twitter Email LinkedIn :Cisco Systems Inc gave a positive forecast for first-quarter sales as a COVID-19 recovery in China eases supply chain shortages and helps it meet demand for networking hardware, sending the company's shares 5 per cent higher in extended trading. The results announced on Wednesday suggest networking equipment makers have
China vows to improve nursing services to encourage childbearing (1)
By Liu Xin (Global Times) 08:55, August 18, 2022 As a lack of proper people to take care of babies is the primary factor that prevents childbearing, China is working to invest more to improve nursery institutions to decrease families' burdens and increase their willingness to have children, said senior officials from the National Health Commission (NHC) and National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) at a press conference on Wednesday.