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Australians felt special connection to Tina Turner through their Nutbush dance and rugby league

Citrus County Chronicle 26 May 2023
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tina Turner's death is being mourned around the world. But in Australia, many people felt a special connection to the singer ... She is credited with boosting female viewership of rugby league in Australia ... Subscribe Today ... Even the U.S ... Find more of AP’s Asia-Pacific coverage at https.// ... Prep Zone ... .

US, Chinese trade officials express concern about each other's restrictions

Citrus County Chronicle 26 May 2023
WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and her Chinese counterpart, Wang Wentao, expressed concern Thursday about policies of each other’s governments following Chinese raids on consulting firms and U.S ... Subscribe Today ... Wang is in the United States to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Detroit ... Prep Zone ... .

Australia Cannot Publicly Endorse China's Bid to Join Trans-Pacific Trade Bloc - Reports

Urdu Point 23 May 2023
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement was originally signed in 2016 between the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam, Japan, Mexico, Chile, and Peru. As part of the agreement, it was planned to create a free trade zone in the Asia-Pacific region.

Pakistan says creation of Central Asia-like peace zones could lead to world stability

Urdu Point 17 May 2023
"We are concerned that the Indian Ocean is being drawn into a geo-strategic construct that implies renewed great power rivalry and the emergence of new military alliances," the Pakistani envoy said, adding that such moves could destabilize parts of Asia, the Pacific and even Africa.

Manila Water doubles post-lockdown profit

The Philadelphia Inquirer 12 May 2023
Manila Water Asia Pacific, which holds the company's international investments, saw a 49-percent increase in billed volume to 164 mcm from ...

CaIderwood Expands Special Situations Group With Appointment of UK Disputes Expert Clare Price

Maryville Daily Forum 09 May 2023
She will be based in the UK, with the ability to conveniently service clients in the European time zone and in other jurisdictions ... The firm also offers a range of specialist regulatory and compliance services and with team members in the Asia Pacific region, to provide time sensitive services in that time zone.

Ten Strategies to Stop a War in the Asia-Pacific

GlobalResearch 05 May 2023
The Asia Pacific region has always been an important one for the US and the Global North imperialist bloc ... Firmly uphold the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone Treaty to urgently demilitarise the area and advocate and campaign for a broader Asia-Pacific-wide nuclear weapon-free zone treaty and regime.

Sensex jumps over 179 points to 59,834 points in early trade, Nifty rises to 17,670 points

The Telegraph India 24 Apr 2023
Advertisement ... Among the Nifty shares, 23 were trading in the positive zone. In the Asia Pacific region, stocks were showing mixed trends as Japan's Nikkei 225 was trading in the positive territory, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng and China's SSE Composite Index were trading lower ... .

How is Bitget’s $100M Fund Favorable to Web3 Asian Startups?

Cryptopolitan 20 Apr 2023
Given the Asia-Pacific region’s leading position in crypto regulations, the Bitget Web3 Fund aims to prioritize Asia-based VCs and projects ... A by DappRadar, conducted in partnership with Japanese crypto company Pacific Meta, suggests that most of the Web3 gaming market will be made up of gamers based in Asia.

China’s defense chief to visit Russia

Anadolu Agency 14 Apr 2023
China firmly opposes NATO's involvement in the Asia-Pacific affairs on the ... Tan pointed out that in recent years “NATO has continuously broken traditional defense zones and fields, seeking to strengthen military and security ties with Asia Pacific countries.”.

Beijing denies imposing no-fly zone off Taiwan

Taipei Times 14 Apr 2023
“I have noticed that there were previous reports pointing out that the no-fly zone was set up by the Chinese side, which is inaccurate ... Flights to and from Japan, South Korea and the US could be affected, as the zone sits at a critical juncture for flights between Southeast Asia and the western Pacific, Wang said.

Strong earthquake strikes off western Indonesia, no potential for tsunami

Xinhua 14 Apr 2023
The quake struck at 16.55 p.m ... Indonesia, an archipelagic country, sits on a vulnerable quake-hit zone called "the Pacific Ring of Fire." ■. EXPLORE XINHUANET. News. In-depthSportsBusinessCultureWorldChina Regions. Asia & PacificEuropeMiddle EastNorth AmericaSouth AmericaAfricaOrganizations Services ... .

6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off western Indonesia, no casualties reported

Xinhua 14 Apr 2023
The Southeast Asian country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency first measured the quake at 6.6 magnitude before revising it up ... Indonesia, an archipelagic country, sits on a vulnerable quake-prone zone called "the Pacific Ring of Fire." ■ ... News ... Asia & PacificEuropeMiddle EastNorth AmericaSouth AmericaAfricaOrganizations Services ... .

Macron’s Gaullist trip to Beijing will not relieve his domestic headaches

The Hill 14 Apr 2023
... promised to “deepen dialogue between the Southern Theater of the People’s Liberation Army of China and the Command of French forces in the Asia-Pacific Zone (ALPACI), in order to strengthen mutual understanding of regional and international security issues.”.

Beijing backs down from Taipei FIR restriction

Taipei Times 12 Apr 2023
Taiwan regulates the air traffic inside the Taipei FIR, which is a hub for northbound and southbound flight routes in East Asia and a main gateway to the northwest Pacific, the ministry said. “However, China unilaterally set up a flight restriction zone spanning multiple flight routes within the Taipei FIR over three days.

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