Some Sino-US relations damage 'beyond repair', Chinese state media warns

SHANGHAI: Chinese state media warned that some damage to Sino-US ties are "beyond repair" amid a new wave of counter-China measures by the Trump administration, with an ugly Twitter spat between a US senator and Chinese reporter underlining the rising rancour. The government-backed newspaper China ...

Some Sino-US relations damage 'beyond repair', Chinese state media warns
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Hackers target groups in COVID-19 vaccine distribution, says IBM

Hackers target groups in COVID-19 vaccine distribution, says IBM
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IBM and U.S. officials are sounding the alarm over hackers targeting companies critical to ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 11:41:15 +0800

Amid pandemic, orders soar for Brazil robot that feeds pigs playing classical music

Amid pandemic, orders soar for Brazil robot that feeds pigs playing classical music
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Orders for a Brazilian pig-feeding robot, which plays classical music while dispensing meals, soared ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 11:36:21 +0800

Trump signs order on principles for US government AI use

Trump signs order on principles for US government AI use
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U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday setting guidance for federal ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 11:33:48 +0800

Special delivery: Japan space probe to bring asteroid dust to Earth

Special delivery: Japan space probe to bring asteroid dust to Earth
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Call it a special delivery: after six years in space, Japan's Hayabusa-2 probe is ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 11:28:07 +0800

US couple arrested after flying to Hawaii despite testing positive for COVID-19

US couple arrested after flying to Hawaii despite testing positive for COVID-19
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HONOLULU: A couple was arrested at a Hawaii airport after travelling from the US mainland ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 10:50:07 +0800

US actions against China shifting ties to 'dangerous path': Report

US actions against China shifting ties to 'dangerous path': Report
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SHANGHAI: Moves by United States to limit visitor visas for Chinese Communist Party members ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 09:45:16 +0800

Former US presidents, Biden pledge to publicly receive COVID-19 vaccine

Former US presidents, Biden pledge to publicly receive COVID-19 vaccine
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Former US presidents Barack Obama, George W Bush and Bill Clinton as well as President-elect ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 09:15:30 +0800

Trump spy chief labels China biggest threat to freedom since World War II

Trump spy chief labels China biggest threat to freedom since World War II
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The top US intelligence official stepped up President Donald Trump's harsh attacks on Beijing ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 08:14:44 +0800

Trump spy chief labels China biggest threat to freedom since World War Two

Trump spy chief labels China biggest threat to freedom since World War Two
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The top US intelligence official stepped up President Donald Trump's harsh attacks on Beijing ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 07:09:32 +0800

Biden must use sanctions as leverage against Venezuela's Maduro, US envoy says

Biden must use sanctions as leverage against Venezuela's Maduro, US envoy says
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The top US envoy on Venezuela called on the incoming Biden administration on Thursday (Dec ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 06:47:35 +0800

EU chief Michel seeks international treaty on pandemics

EU chief Michel seeks international treaty on pandemics
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A European Union chief called on Tuesday (Dec 3) for an international treaty on ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 06:32:42 +0800

Global COVID-19 death toll passes 1.5 million as nations plan for vaccine

Global COVID-19 death toll passes 1.5 million as nations plan for vaccine
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The world passed the grim milestone of 1.5 million global coronavirus deaths on Thursday, ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 06:24:29 +0800

France's PM says COVID-19 vaccines will be free for all

France's PM says COVID-19 vaccines will be free for all
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France will ensure free COVID-19 vaccinations for all in its social security system and ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 06:21:04 +0800

Commentary: Great news, the first approved COVID-19 vaccine is here. But don't throw away your masks yet

Commentary: Great news, the first approved COVID-19 vaccine is here. But don't throw away your masks yet
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The UK approving the Pfizer vaccine for mass rollout is fantastic news, and good ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 06:20:37 +0800

Biden picks former Obama officials Zients, Murthy to lead COVID-19 fight: Politico

Biden picks former Obama officials Zients, Murthy to lead COVID-19 fight: Politico
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US President-elect Joe Biden has selected former Obama administration official Jeff Zients to be ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 06:16:28 +0800

England announces new COVID-19 quarantine exemptions for 'high-value' business travellers

England announces new COVID-19 quarantine exemptions for 'high-value' business travellers
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England announced new quarantine exemptions for "high-value" business travelers, performing arts professionals, journalists and ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 06:08:18 +0800

UN chief pans countries who ignored COVID-19 facts, WHO guidance

UN chief pans countries who ignored COVID-19 facts, WHO guidance
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday decried countries - without naming names - ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 05:45:23 +0800

Wind fans wildfire in California canyons, residents flee

Wind fans wildfire in California canyons, residents flee
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Powerful gusts pushed flames from a wildfire through Southern California canyons on Thursday (Dec ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 05:34:54 +0800

Iran surpasses one million COVID-19 cases

Iran surpasses one million COVID-19 cases
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Iran said its novel coronavirus caseload surpassed one million on Thursday (Dec 3), as ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 03:30:56 +0800

France targets mosques in crackdown on radical Islam

France targets mosques in crackdown on radical Islam
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French authorities will inspect dozens of mosques and prayer halls suspected of radical teachings ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 03:18:24 +0800

COVID-19 vaccines will be free for all in Portugal, says health minister

COVID-19 vaccines will be free for all in Portugal, says health minister
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Portugal's Health Minister Marta Temido said on Thursday the country's public health service will ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 02:54:55 +0800

US imposes fresh Iran-related sanctions targeting individual, entity

US imposes fresh Iran-related sanctions targeting individual, entity
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The United States on Thursday imposed fresh Iran-related sanctions, blacklisting an entity and an ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 01:27:22 +0800

UN chief warns of long road ahead after vaccines approval

UN chief warns of long road ahead after vaccines approval
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GENEVA: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday (Dec 3) that the world could ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 23:52:58 +0800

US COVID-19 deaths top 3,100 in a single day for the first time

US COVID-19 deaths top 3,100 in a single day for the first time
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US virus deaths top 3,100 in a single day for the first time

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 23:50:13 +0800

Phishing ploy targets COVID-19 vaccine distribution effort: Analysts

Phishing ploy targets COVID-19 vaccine distribution effort: Analysts
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Phishing ploy targets COVID-19 vaccine distribution effort

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 22:09:39 +0800

Australia's Great Barrier Reef status lowered to critical and deteriorating

Australia's Great Barrier Reef status lowered to critical and deteriorating
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MELBOURNE: The health of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, the world's most extensive and spectacular ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 18:58:37 +0800

Pandemic silver lining: Empty Paris hotel shelters the homeless

Pandemic silver lining: Empty Paris hotel shelters the homeless
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PARIS: In normal times the Hotel Avenir Montmartre is a tourist magnet with its ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 18:55:10 +0800

How the world has sped up COVID-19 vaccine approvals

How the world has sped up COVID-19 vaccine approvals
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PARIS: Britain on Wednesday (Dec 2) become the first Western country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 18:42:45 +0800

About 18% of Tokyo Olympics tickets sold in Japan to be refunded

About 18% of Tokyo Olympics tickets sold in Japan to be refunded
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TOKYO: About 18 per cent of tickets sold in Japan for next year's coronavirus-postponed ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:58:14 +0800

US blocks imports of Xinjiang 'slave labour' cotton

US blocks imports of Xinjiang 'slave labour' cotton
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WASHINGTON: The United States will block imports of cotton it says are harvested with ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:19:32 +0800

Australia set to approve tough new veto powers over foreign agreements amid China row

Australia set to approve tough new veto powers over foreign agreements amid China row
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SYDNEY: Australia's parliament was on Thursday (Dec 3) set to pass legislation giving the ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:02:16 +0800

Bangladesh begins transfer of Rohingya to controversial island

Bangladesh begins transfer of Rohingya to controversial island
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Bangladesh began transferring several hundred Rohingya refugees on Thursday to what the UN and ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:01:50 +0800

US tightens travel rules for Chinese Communist Party members: Report

US tightens travel rules for Chinese Communist Party members: Report
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WASHINGTON: Washington issued new entry rules for Chinese Communist Party (CCP) members travelling to the ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:42:58 +0800

COVID-19 keeping most US Santas at a distance

COVID-19 keeping most US Santas at a distance
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COVID-19 keeping most US Santas at a distance

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:04:35 +0800

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai remanded into custody on fraud charge

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai remanded into custody on fraud charge
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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai appeared in court on Thursday charged with fraud, ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 13:04:56 +0800

Australia aims to complete review of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine by January

Australia aims to complete review of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine by January
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SYDNEY: Australia's pharmaceutical regulator said on Thursday (Dec 3) it is on course to ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:54:13 +0800

Australia approves tough new veto powers over foreign agreements amid China row

Australia approves tough new veto powers over foreign agreements amid China row
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SYDNEY: Australia's parliament on Thursday (Dec 3) passed legislation giving the federal government power ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:19:57 +0800