Trump blasts China for trade, currency actions

Published On: July 22, 2016 01:59 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, July 22: Donald Trump accused China of stealing copyrights and unfairly manipulating its currency as he accepted the Republican Party's presidential nomination, charges likely to fuel anger in a country already upset at criticisms of Beijing in the party's new policy platform.

BEIJING, July 22: Chinese officials have begun dismantling buildings at Larung Gar, one of the world's largest centers of Tibetan Buddhist learning, according to overseas-based Tibetan groups.

CLEVELAND, July 22: Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president Thursday, promising anxious Americans that they will be safer and richer if he is elected in November.

China flood death toll climbs to 75

Published On: July 21, 2016 11:46 AM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING,  July 21: At least 75 people in northern China have died or gone missing since Monday in some of the worst flooding in years, the government said Thursday.

North Korea confirms it test-fired ballistic rockets

Published On: July 20, 2016 12:33 PM NPT By: Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea, July 20: North Korea said Wednesday it test-fired ballistic rockets as part of a simulated pre-emptive attack on ports and airfields in South Korea, in a likely reference to the three missile launches that Seoul says the North carried out a day earlier.

Researchers warn of no quick HIV cure

Published On: July 20, 2016 12:30 AM NPT By: Agence France-Presse

Durban, July 20: Researchers on Tuesday praised progress made towards developing an HIV cure, but said it was impossible to tell when or even if a cure for the devastating epidemic would be found.

TAIPEI, Taiwan,  July 19: A tour bus carrying visitors from China burst into flames on a highway near Taiwan's capital on Tuesday, burning to death all 26 people on board, officials said, in the deadliest incident involving Chinese tourism to the island.

ROME, July 19: Agriculture is the biggest driver of deforestation globally fueled by a growing demand for food, yet it is possible to feed the world without cutting forests, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Monday.

China announces South China Sea military exercises

Published On: July 18, 2016 01:44 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, July 18: China said Monday that it is closing off a part of the South China Sea for military exercises this week, days after an international tribunal ruled against Beijing's claim to ownership of virtually the entire strategic waterway.

9 people killed in avalanche in Tibet's far west

Published On: July 18, 2016 12:43 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, July 18: Authorities in Tibet say nine people were killed in an avalanche in the Himalayan regions far west.