Kazakhstan mother leaps to death in ‘rope free–flying’ accident

Asia & Pacific 10/12/21, 01:37

A Kazakhstan mother died after jumping off a building without a “rope free-flying” adequately tied. Yevgenia Leontyeva, 33, is pictured on a rooftop in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, as she prepares to participate in the extreme sport. On Sunday, Oct. 10, after preparing for the jump, the woman was given permission to go before ...

Chinese state media threatens US again: This time with an airstrike

U.S. 10/09/21, 03:28

Global Times, the mouthpiece for the Chinese Communist Party, sent out another hostile warning to the U.S. this week. This time it reacted to the news about U.S. secret military training in Taiwan. "See whether the PLA [People's Liberation Army] will launch a targeted air strike to eliminate those U.S. invaders!" ...

Biden says China’s Xi has accepted Taiwan ‘agreement’

U.S. 10/06/21, 17:31

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday evening, Oct. 5, said that President Xi Jinping of China has agreed with him on the "Taiwan agreement." "I've spoken with Xi about Taiwan. We agree ... we'll abide by the Taiwan agreement," the president said, according to Reuters. "We made it clear that I don't ...

38 CCP fighter jets invades Taiwan’s defense zone

Asia & Pacific 10/03/21, 00:00

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) flew 38 fighter planes into Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) on Friday, Oct 1, a national holiday in China—when the CCP commemorates its aggressive conquest of the mainland in the late 1940s. The incursion came in two waves. The group of jets consisted of 18 ...

Samsung, Toshiba continue to withdraw from China

Asia & Pacific 09/23/21, 19:05

The corporate management division of Toshiba Corporation Japan in Dalian, China, announced that on Sept. 30, it would close the factory. Toshiba Dalian factory will lay off more than 1000 employees. In addition, Samsung’s shipyard in Ningbo will close, causing thousands of employees to protest, demanding reasonable compensation. According to many ...

US, UK, and Australia forge a new military alliance to curb China

Australia & Oceania 09/16/21, 16:40

The United States, Britain, and Australia are forming a trilateral security pact to counter China, which will involve assistance in developing nuclear-powered submarines in Australia. The effort, dubbed AUUKUS, was introduced by U.S. President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. They framed it as ...