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Trump declares national emergency to fund border wall


US President Donald Trump announced Friday he will sign a national emergency to expand the US-Mexico border wall and push for his signature campaign promise.

Venezuela cuts diplomatic ties after US recognizes opposition leader

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday he was breaking diplomatic relations with the United States, after the Trump administration recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the South American country's interim president.

Philippines offers low-cost solution to China's growing English teacher demand

The Philippines has become a fast-growing source for China's burgeoning English teaching market with many Chinese online platforms starting to look for language teachers in the country.


Boat crash ruffles Malaysia, Singapore ties

A Malaysian government vessel has collided with a ship in waters disputed by Singapore and Malaysia, sparking a fresh flare-up of maritime tensions on Sunday between the neighbors.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/10 20:23:40

US Senator Elizabeth Warren launches 2020 campaign

US Senator Elizabeth Warren, struggling to move past criticism over her claims of Native American heritage, aimed for a fresh start on Saturday with the formal launch of her 2020 presidential campaign, saying that she is fighting for all Americans.
Source: Reuters | 2019/2/10 20:23:40

China's EU mission denies groundless reports about Chinese espionage in Brussels

The Mission of China to the European Union (EU) on Saturday denied groundless allegations about Chinese espionage in Brussels.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/10 15:21:32

S.Korea, US sign cost-sharing deal for US forces in S.Korea

South Korea and the United States on Sunday signed a deal to share defense costs for US forces stationed in South Korea, according to local media reports.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/10 15:18:52

Annual Golden Dragon Parade for Chinese New Year held in LA Chinatown

The 120th Annual Golden Dragon Parade took place on Saturday in Chinatown of western US city of Los Angeles, drawing tens of thousands of people to the Chinese New Year celebration with floats and marching bands.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/10 15:18:01

72 killed after consuming illicit liquor in India

The death toll due to consumption of illicit liquor in northern India has risen to 72, officials has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/10 11:20:10

Venezuelan VP calls on Guaido to join "right side of history"

Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez on Saturday called on opposition leader and self-proclaimed "interim president" Juan Guaido to reconsider his course of action and stop "the madness of calling for an invasion."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/10 10:57:07

"Yellow Vest" protests continue for 13th weekend in France

Thousands of "Yellow Vest" protesters marched through Paris and other French cities on Saturday for the 13th consecutive weekend in a row, although their number was lower than those of previous weeks.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/10 9:34:28

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren officially announces bid for U.S. presidency

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren Saturday officially announced that she is running for the president of the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/10 9:26:02

Boeing delivers first KC-46 tanker to US Air Force Altus Base in Oklahoma

US aircraft company Boeing Friday delivered the first KC-46 refueling tanker to the US Air Force Altus Base in Oklahoma State, Boeing said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/9 18:13:44

Chinese ships participate as multinational naval exercise kicks off in Pakistan

The sixth Pakistan-led multinational maritime naval drills, Aman 19, kicked off on Friday at the Pakistan Navy Dockyard in Karachi with a colorful flag hoisting ceremony, with navies and observers from 46 countries including China, Russia and the US participating in the five-day exercise.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/2/9 15:05:05

Chinese contractor vows to ensure natural preservation in Brunei bridge construction

Chinese contractor vows to ensure natural preservation in Brunei bridge construction
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/9 11:53:29

Trump says to meet with top DPRK leader in Hanoi, Vietnam

US President Donald Trump said Friday that he will meet for the second time with Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), on Feb. 27-28 in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/9 10:56:27