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Ford Motor’s CEO steps down amid waning investors’ confidence

The Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company, Jim Hackett, is stepping down on Oct. 1 after three years at the helm.   In a statement...

‘No Silver Bullet’ For Virus, WHO Warns, As Cases Top 18m

The World Health Organization said Monday it had completed the groundwork in China to probe the origins of the new coronavirus — as it...

US panned for ‘politicising’ WTO interim chief process

The WTO’s bid to pick an acting chief before September has been complicated by US “politicisation” of what should have been be a straightforward...

India Bans 47 More Chinese Apps

India has banned 47 more Chinese apps just weeks after blocking the highly popular video-sharing platform TikTok and 58 others over national security and...

China convicts and executes two politicians over corruption

Two politicians in China have been sentenced and executed over charges bordering on bribery and corruption.   The convicted public officials who are former vice-mayors were...

‘Virtual kidnappings’ warning for Chinese students in Australia

Elaborate “virtual kidnappings” are being used to extort money from the friends and relatives of Chinese students Down Under, Australian police warned Monday, after...

US accuses Russia of firing anti-satellite weapon in space

The United States accused Russia of test-firing an anti-satellite weapon in space, warning that the threat against Washington’s systems was “real, serious and increasing.”   US...

China orders closure of US consulate in Chengdu

China said Friday it had revoked the license for the US consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu, in retaliation for the closure of...

COVID-19 Vaccine Studies Offer Hope As WHO Warns Africa On Acceleration

Two studies offered new hope of a potential vaccine for the novel coronavirus on Monday, as the World Health Organization warned about a possible...

China blows up dam in eastern province to ease flood risk

Chinese authorities blew up part of a dam in eastern Anhui province to relieve flood pressure, local media reported, as heavy rains continue to...

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