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China says US has 'weaponized' visas to target exchanges

Oct 23, 2019

China is accusing the U.S. of having "weaponized" the issuing of visas following the reported inability of a top Chinese space program official to obtain permission to travel to a key conference in Washington

Road tripping Thailand: Weekend getaways to beat the crowds

Oct 9, 2019

Get off Thailand's well-trodden track by rail or road with lesser-known weekend getaways

Protests squeezing Hong Kong economy, tourism, leader says

Oct 8, 2019

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam says the city's economy is being battered by months of increasingly violent protests

Philippines confirms 2nd polio case after declaring outbreak

Sep 20, 2019

Philippine health officials have confirmed a second case of polio in a 5-year-old child a day after declaring the country's first outbreak in nearly two decades and announced plans for a massive immunization program

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Philippines confirms 2nd polio case after declaring outbreak

Philippine health officials have confirmed a second case of polio in a 5-year-old child a day after...

Sep 20, 2019

China to boost pork output as swine fever drives up prices

China is launching a nationwide initiative to boost pork production following a price spike blamed...

Sep 11, 2019

US promotes free and open Indo-Pacific at naval exercise

A senior U.S. naval officer has underlined Washington's commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific...

Sep 2, 2019

Experimental surgery gains support as opioid deaths rise

Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users,...

May 8, 2019

Chinese researchers try brain implants to treat drug addicts

Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation or DBS may hold the key to treating drug...

May 8, 2019

China to regulate all fentanyl drugs as controlled substance

China next month will begin regulating all fentanyl-related drugs as a class of controlled...

Apr 1, 2019