Massive sums of allegedly dirty money have flowed for years through some of the world’s largest banking institutions, said an international journalism investigation published on Sunday, which denounced shortcomings in sector regulations.
White House hopeful Joe Biden on Sunday branded Donald Trump’s moves to fill a Supreme Court vacancy less than two months before the US presidential election an “abuse of power”, as some of the president’s own party also objected.
A US judge on Sunday blocked the government’s ban on WeChat downloads, hours before it was due to take effect in an ongoing technology and espionage battle between Washington and Beijing.
For a second day, Taiwan’s air force scrambled jets after several Chinese fighters and bombers crossed the sensitive midline of the Taiwan Strait, as a top US diplomat wrapped up a whirlwind visit to the island that included a dinner with President Tsai Ing-wen.
US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he had approved a deal allowing Silicon Valley giant Oracle to become the data partner for TikTok to avert a shutdown of the massively popular Chinese-owned video app that Washington has called a security risk.
As scientists around the world rush to find a vaccine to stem the spread of Covid-19, another deadly disease, polio, has become the latest target of misinformation campaigns online.
Three people have been rescued from a Bell 212 helicopter owned by PT National Utility Helicopters (NUH) that made an emergency landing in a river basin in Paniai regency, Papua, Indonesia on Thursday.
One of the Philippines’ largest labour federations on Saturday warned the government that as many as 200,000 Filipinos could lose their jobs if the EU were to withdraw the trade privileges it had granted to the country due to perceived human rights violations by the Duterte administration.
Thousands of protesters cheered as activists installed a plaque in Bangkok on Sunday declaring that Thailand “belongs to the people” – the boldest show of defiance in a youth-led movement which is questioning the unassailable monarchy’s role in the country.
Russia on Wednesday issued Germany a strong protest over the alleged poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny, denouncing what it said were baseless claims and warning of a major risk to diplomatic ties.