Thursday, December 1, 2022

Asia Pacific

Has China bitten off more than it can chew?

India -- I have argued before that in advancing its territorial claims, China uses carefully calibrated tactics. Each move it makes may not be threatening enough to invite a significant military response, but several incremental actions cumulatively lead to...

Yudh Abhyas: Indo-US combat drill to kick off in Rajasthan tomorrow

India -- A contingent of 270 American soldiers on Sunday reached Rajasthan to take part in a fortnight-long joint military exercise with the Indian Army, 'Yudh Abhyas 20', at the state's Mahajan field firing range. The contingent reached Suratgarh...

Australia won’t extradite S’pore-born murder suspect if death penalty awaits him

Singapore—A man born in Singapore wanted in relation to a murder case nearly four decades ago is in jail in Australia, but the country’s Attorney-General's Department has said he cannot be extradited if he faces the death penalty. Seventy-seven-year-old Tham...

China calls for ‘better angels’ to prevail in reset with Biden’s US

by Jing Xuan TENG China on Thursday congratulated US President Joe Biden on his inauguration and called for a reset in relations between Beijing and Washington after a corrosive period of diplomacy under Donald Trump. Beijing also welcomed news that the...

Partial lockdown in Beijing as UK virus variant detected

1.6 million residents were banned from leaving Beijing on Wednesday as two Covid-19 cases linked to a new UK virus variant were found in the Chinese capital. China has lauded its response to the pandemic, which emerged in the central...
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French baguettes get UNESCO heritage status

PARIS, France - The French baguette - "250 grams of magic and perfection", in the words of President Emmanuel...
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