Seoul and Tokyo Stare Each Other Down

Japan’s move to impose unprecedented trade measures against South Korea to retaliate against its increasingly hard-line stance toward Tokyo’s wartime conduct will leave Seoul with few options to respond effectively. Domestic political drivers in both South Korea and Japan will … Read More

China blames US ‘bullying’ for Iran nuclear crisis

BEIJING: China on Monday (Jul 8) said “unilateral bullying” by the United States was the cause behind the escalating Iran nuclear crisis, after Tehran announced it was set to breach its uranium enrichment cap. “The facts show that unilateral bullying has already … Read More

Trump announces U.S.-China trade truce, talks to resume

OSAKA, Japan — President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping agreed to a cease-fire Saturday in their nations’ yearlong trade war, averting — at least for now — an escalation feared by financial markets, businesses and farmers. Trump said existing … Read More

514,000 residents affected as hail, floods hit east China

A total of 514,000 residents have been affected by strong winds, hail and rainstorm-triggered floods in east China’s Jiangxi Province, with 45,000 relocated, local authorities said Saturday. Starting Thursday, it had been raining heavily in the northeastern, central parts of … Read More

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