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Pakistani PM inaugurates coal power plant under CPEC2023-03-24
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif here on Wednesday formally inaugurated the Thar Coal Block-I Coal Electricity Integration project, an energy cooperation project under the framework of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
Strong earthquake kills 4, injures 80 in Afghanistan2023-03-23
At least four people were confirmed dead and 80 more injured as a 6.5-magnitude earthquake rocked parts of Afghanistan on Tuesday night, spokesman of the Public Health Ministry Sharafat Zaman Amar said Wednesday.
Asia-Pacific faces major challenge in meeting sustainable development goals: UN report-Xinhua2023-03-23
The progress towards achieving sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the Asia-Pacific is lagging and requires doubling the efforts to catch up, said a UN report launched here on Wednesday.
News Analysis: Unresolved issues haunt Japan-S. Korea rapprochement2023-03-20
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida met with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol here on Thursday. The two leaders agreed to normalize bilateral relations that had been strained over the wartime labor and other historical issues, and resume the shuttle diplomacy of regular leader visits.
Subs deal puts AUKUS on 'wrong path'2023-03-15
China warned on Tuesday that Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States were treading a path of error and danger after they unveiled a deal for nuclear-powered submarines, saying it will incite an arms race, undermine international nonproliferation efforts and harm regional peace and stability.
Japan's nuke wastewater discharge plan batters fishermen's livelihoods, angers global community2023-03-13
Japan's nuke wastewater discharge plan batters fishermen's livelihoods, angers global community
7.2-magnitude quake hits Tajikistan2023-02-23
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Tajikistan at 8:37 a.m. Thursday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Great Barrier Reef living on borrowed time2023-02-22
A diver explores the Great Barrier Reef. GLENN NICHOLLS/AFP Australian natural wonder may be added to UN list of endangered heritage sites
Toxic U.S.-Japan collusion on nuke wastewater taints global environment2023-02-19
Washington and Tokyo are in the midst of a transition from "alliance protection" of their partnership to "alliance projection" into the Indo-Pacific, U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel said at a recent press conference.
Vietnam among world's 10 biggest remittance recipients in 20222023-01-30
Remittances to Vietnam totalled 19 billion U.S. dollars last year, making it one of the world's top 10 remittance recipient countries, local media reported on Sunday.
"China Today" arts week held in South Australia2023-01-29
The "China Today" arts week was launched in Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, on Saturday in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Australia.
68 bodies recovered from plane crash site in Nepal2023-01-16
A total of 68 bodies had been recovered after a local passenger plane carrying 72 people crashed in the Pokhara region in central Nepal on Sunday, and the effort was continuing to find four others, officials said.
Maoist Centre chairman becomes Nepal's new prime minister2022-12-26
Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center), was tapped to head a new coalition government on Sunday.
Indonesia plans to build nuclear power plant, seeks investors2022-12-05
Indonesia aims to develop a nuclear power plant in 2039 to achieve net zero emissions and support domestic needs for energy, the country's Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency (BAPETEN) said here Sunday.
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