Death Toll Continues To Rise From Suicide Bombing In Pakistan
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Death Toll Continues To Rise From Suicide Bombing In Pakistan

Reading Time: 2 minutes Peshawar, Pakistan, At least 59 people were killed, and more than 150 were injured in a devastating suicide bombing that took place at a mosque inside a police compound in Pakistan on Monday. The tragedy occurred as up to 400 worshipers were gathering for morning prayers at the mosque. The attack has sparked outrage and Read More…

China’s National Economy Reached New Levels in 2022
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China’s National Economy Reached New Levels in 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes China’s economy remained stable in 2022 with steady growth. According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the gross domestic product (GDP) was 121,020.7 billion yuan in 2022, an increase of 3.0 percent over last year at constant prices. Imports and exports of goods totaled  42,067.8 billion yuan,up 7.7 percent from the year before.The Read More…

North Korea Imposes 5-Day Lockdown Due To Mysterious Respiratory Illness
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North Korea Imposes 5-Day Lockdown Due To Mysterious Respiratory Illness

Reading Time: 2 minutes North Korea has imposed a five-day lockdown due to a mysterious respiratory illness that has affected a significant number of citizens. The government has not released any official data on the number of cases or the severity of the illness, but reports indicate that the situation is serious. The government has stated that the illness Read More…

Power Restored To Over 220 Million Pakistanis
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Power Restored To Over 220 Million Pakistanis

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, power was restored to over 220 million Pakistanis after a massive nationwide blackout left the country in darkness for several hours. The cause of the power outage is still under investigation, but initial reports suggest that a technical failure at a power transmission station near the city of Guddu may have triggered the cascading Read More…

Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival, is one of the most important holidays in China and is celebrated by millions of people around the world. This year, Chinese New Year will begin on February 10th, 2023 and will mark the start of the Year of the Ox, according to the Chinese zodiac. The Chinese New Year celebration is steeped in tradition and culture, and is a time for families to come together, exchange gifts, and feast on delicious food. The holiday is typically celebrated for 15 days, with the most important celebrations taking place on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. The origins of Chinese New Year can be traced back to ancient China, where the holiday was originally a time to pay homage to ancestors and gods. It was believed that performing certain rituals and offering sacrifices would bring good luck and prosperity for the coming year. Over time, the holiday evolved to become a time for families to come together, and many of the traditional rituals and customs have been passed down through generations. One of the most important traditions of Chinese New Year is the reunion dinner, which takes place on New Year's Eve. This is a time for families to gather around the table, enjoy a delicious meal, and exchange well wishes for the coming year. Many families also prepare special foods that are believed to bring good luck, such as dumplings, which symbolize wealth and prosperity, and fish, which symbolize abundance. Another important tradition of Chinese New Year is the exchange of red envelopes filled with money, known as "lai see." These envelopes are given to children and unmarried adults as a symbol of good luck and prosperity for the coming year. Red is considered a lucky color in China and is believed to ward off evil spirits. In addition to these traditional celebrations, there are also many public events and activities that take place during Chinese New Year. Cities and towns across China and around the world hold parades, lion and dragon dances, and fireworks displays to mark the start of the new year. One of the most famous Chinese New Year celebrations is the Lantern Festival, which takes place on the 15th day of the new year. This is a time when people light and release lanterns into the sky, symbolizing the release of worries and troubles from the past year. In recent years, Chinese New Year has become increasingly popular around the world. Many cities and towns outside of China now hold their own Chinese New Year celebrations, complete with parades, lion and dragon dances, and traditional foods. Despite all the festivities, it is important to remember the significance of this holiday, which is to celebrate the beginning of a new year and to spend time with loved ones. Chinese New Year is a time for reflection, renewal, and hope for the future. In 2023, with the pandemic still ongoing, the Chinese New Year celebration may be a bit different than usual. Large scale events and gatherings may be limited, but it is important to maintain the spirit and tradition of the festival. People can still come together with their families, enjoy a delicious meal, exchange gifts and well wishes, and celebrate the start of a new year. In conclusion, Chinese New Year is one of the most important holidays in China and is celebrated by millions of people around the world. It is a time for families to come together, exchange gifts, and feast on delicious food. The holiday is steeped in tradition and culture, and is a time for reflection, renewal, and hope for the future. Despite the ongoing pandemic, the spirit and tradition of the festival can still be maintained and celebrated.
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China Celebrates The New Year, 2023, Year Of The Rabbit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival, is one of the most important holidays in China and is celebrated by over a billion people around the world. This year, the Chinese New Year will begin on January 22, 2023, and will mark the start of the Year of the Rabbit, according to the Chinese Read More…

Philippines President Marco Makes First State Visit To China
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Philippines President Marco Makes First State Visit To China

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ferdinand “Bongbong” Romualdez Marcos Jr, the President of the Philippines, recently made his first state visit to China. The visit, which took place on January 4, was seen as an opportunity to strengthen the economic and diplomatic ties between the two countries. During his visit, President Marcos met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other Read More…

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A Divided Korea; Blame The U.S.A. and U.S.S.R.?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Korea was divided into North and South after the end of World War II in 1945. At the time, the Korean peninsula was under Japanese rule, and when Japan surrendered to the Allied Powers, the peninsula was divided into two occupation zones. The Soviet Union occupied the northern part of the peninsula, while the United Read More…

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20,000 People Evicted From Makeshift Camps In Freezing Temperatures

Reading Time: 3 minutes Christian JepsenRegional Communications Adviserchristian.jepsen@nrc.no, Norwegian Refugee Council+254 706 248 391 The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) calls on the Taliban authorities to halt further evictions of internally displaced people (IDPs) from settlements across Afghanistan until they have found sustainable alternatives.  “In the midst of another harsh Afghan winter approximately twenty thousand displaced people have been evicted Read More…

New Law In Indonesia, Makes Cheating Punishable By Imprisonment
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New Law In Indonesia, Makes Cheating Punishable By Imprisonment

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indonesia criminalizes adultery, and anyone convicted faces up to a year in Jail Indonesia’s Government has approved a landmark overhaul to the country’s criminal code, meaning that pre-marital sexual activity will now be considered a felony. Under the new criminal code, those having sex before marriage can face a maximum sentence of one year in Read More…

Feds Commit $1.2M To Address Mental Health In Asian Communities
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Feds Commit $1.2M To Address Mental Health In Asian Communities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Stats Canada reported approximately 23% of women in B.C have reported symptoms of Post-Partum Depression Today, Wilson Miao, Member of Parliament for Richmond Centre, announced the awarding of $1.2 million to promote mental health in postpartum women and their families within Asian and South Asian immigrant communities. The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant adverse impacts Read More…

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Sri Lankan Fishermen’s Struggle Amid Economic Crisis

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fishermen of fishing town Negombo, Sri Lanka feeling a blow by the recent economic crisis in the island nation. Fishermen who always had been in the lower socio-economic strata in the country are now more and more struggling to keep their necks above water. Aloysius, a fisherman in the fishing village Negombo told that they Read More…

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Sejong Telecom to build Blockchain-based cloud PACS construction and NFT issuance platform for medical image data

Reading Time: 2 minutes SEJONG Telecom, Inc. will form a consortium with IRM Co., Ltd. and Pusan National University Hospital to build a platform for blockchain-based medical data management and NFT issuance for medical image data. Sejong Telecom Consortium was selected the blockchain technology validation PoC (Proof of Concept) project which supports blockchain-related services before commercialization by the National IT Read More…

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Japan Stuns Germany With 2-1 World Cup Victory

Reading Time: < 1 minute Early World Cup upsets, setting the stage for an exciting finish The second major match upset of the 2022 World Cup saw Japan defeat the powerhouse German team 2-1 on Tuesday. A day before, the world saw the Saudi Arabia Green Falcons stun the world by defeating Argentina by the same score of 2-1 in Read More…

Korean Air Acquires Competitor Asiana In Merger
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Korean Air Acquires Competitor Asiana In Merger

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airline merger could see passengers pay more to fly from London to South Korea The buyout of Asiana Airlines by Korean Air could lead to higher prices for passengers flying between London and Seoul, as well as impact air cargo services. Korean Air and Asiana Airlines are the only carriers operating direct passenger flights between Read More…

Xi Jinping Secures 3rd Term As Party Leader And Remains China's President
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Xi Jinping Secures 3rd Term As Party Leader And Remains China’s President

Reading Time: 2 minutes Xi Jinping is China’s seventh President after being elected in 2012 Xi Jinping has been named the leader of China for the next five years. Xi Jinping’s unprecedented third term has signified the party’s approval of the direction of his vision for China in the years and possibly decades to come. In 2018, the National Read More…

UK Sanctions Iran Over Kamikaze Russian Drones
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UK Sanctions Iran Over Kamikaze Russian Drones

Reading Time: 2 minutes Further sanctions to Iran for supplying Russia with Kamikaze drones to fight its illegal invasion of Ukraine The UK is today implementing new sanctions on Iranian individuals and businesses responsible for supplying Russia with kamikaze drones used to bombard Ukraine. Russia is using the drones to attack both civilian targets and critical infrastructure in Kyiv Read More…

South Korea Blows Whistle On North Korea's Fabricated COVID Results
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European Union Ambassador To Pakistan, Promises Financial Help For Flood Recovery

Reading Time: < 1 minute Climate change disaster funding will be the main focus at COP 27 Today, Senator Sherry Rehman met with Her Excellency (H.E) Dr Riina Kionka, the Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, to discuss the ongoing rescue and relief efforts in flood-affected areas as the technical and financial assistance needed to assist those affected. H.E Read More…

South Korea Blows Whistle On North Korea's Fabricated COVID Results
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South Korea Blows Whistle On North Korea’s Fabricated COVID Results

Reading Time: 2 minutes South Korean Watchdog agency, sheds light on North Korea’s attempt to lie about its COVID-19 infections Andrew Kim, senior researcherwww.nk-forum.org   In May 2022, North Korea fabricated claims of being a COVID-19-free country but was in a state of emergency. Korean Central News Agency, North Korea’s official news agency, admitted a COVID-19 outbreak in North Korea Read More…

Democracy in China
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Democracy in China

Reading Time: 2 minutes For every government to succeed and operate in the best interest of the people they are elected to govern, there must be some form of cooperation with other parties. However, when it comes to China, the notion of the government collaborating or seeking to cooperate with other parties to ensure the future of over 1.4 Read More…

CPC National Congress Sets High Expectations
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CPC National Congress Sets High Expectations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every five years, the political leadership of The Communist Party of China (CPC) convenes a National Congress to outline the country’s future development strategy. The 19th CPC National Congress concluded its seventh plenary session in Beijing on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, and the 20th party congress will convene on Oct 16th in Beijing. It is Read More…

Would The World Be Better Off Without Religion?
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Would The World Be Better Off Without Religion?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Religion has an important role to play in everyday life but has also been the cause of many world wars Religion is an integral part of human life; it’s something humanity has struggled to understand throughout history. People have different ideas about what religion is and whether or not it’s real. Most religions have a Read More…

Who Is Behind Misinformation Campaign China's President Xi Jinping Is Under House Arrest?
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Who Is Behind Misinformation Campaign, China’s President Xi Jinping Is Under House Arrest?

Reading Time: 2 minutes #XIJINPING is Trending on Twitter, which is not the first time the social media has caused alarm by spreading misinformation Xi Jinping is the current President of China and the general secretary of the Communist Party of China. Under his administration, Xi Jinping has made significant attainments in his political and economic policies. However, many Read More…