The Trump administration's rejection of broad Chinese claims to much of the South China Sea came across in Asia as an election-year political move, with some appealing for calm amid fears of greater tensions. China accused the U.S. on Tuesday of trying to sow discord between China and the Southeast Asian countries with which it has long-standing territorial disputes in waters that are both a vital international shipping lane and home to valuable fisheries. ''The United States is not a country directly involved in the disputes. However, it has kept interfering in the issue,'' the Chinese...

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China's foreign minister says his country is willing to buy more U.S. products, saying both sides are showing goodwill ahead of new trade talks. "We hope both sides can take more enthusiastic measures, reduce pessimistic language and action," Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday in New York. "If everyone does this, talks will not only resume but will proceed and yield results." He noted that...

The announcement this week that U.S. President Donald Trump will face an impeachment inquiry led by House Democrats will greatly complicate Trump's efforts to rewrite global trade agreements, experts say. The issue of impeachment is sticking out a compilation of foreign leaders and their political allies in the country is busy discussing whether Trump will be able to survive with...

Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, died Thursday at age 86. His son-in-law Frederic Salat-Baroux told The Associated Press that Chirac died "peacefully, among his loved ones." He did not give a cause of death, though Chirac had had repeated health problems...

China President Xi Jinping on Wednesday inaugurated Beijing's second international airport, which boasts the world's largest single-building terminal. Beijing Daxing International Airport (BCIA) opened for business just days ahead of the 70th anniversary of Communist rule in China on October 1. At the start, only domestic flights will use the airport, but it will offer 112 international...

US President Donald Trump met on Wednesday (25/9) in New York with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in the middle of the report Trump asked Zelensky to discuss presidential candidate Joe Biden about his replacement working for the Ukrainian natural gas company. The telephone conversation between Trump and Zelensky has now become a center of verification in the impeachment process...

Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump and allegations that he sought a foreign government's help with his 2020 re-election bid. Pelosi made her announcement after huddling inside the Capitol with House Democratic leaders, as the number of Democratic lawmakers who support impeachment proceedings grew throughout the...

Google Wins EU Data Privacy Case

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 18:28 WIB

The European Union's top court ruled Tuesday Google is not required to remove worldwide links to sensitive personal information.  Observers say the case highlights the need to balance data privacy concerns against the public's right to information. The EU proposed in 2012 that people deserve the "right to be forgotten" on the internet but the proposal was weakened by the European...

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