Malaysia foreign minister says its envoy’s criticism of Pelosi isn’t official position

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said on Saturday (Aug 6) that criticism by its envoy to China against US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan isn’t the official position of the Malaysian government. Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing, the Malaysian Prime Minister’s special envoy to China, on Friday said Mrs […]

Asean ‘denounces’ execution of 4 activists in Myanmar

PHNOM PENH (REUTERS) – Asean “denounces and is strongly disappointed by” the Myanmar junta’s execution of four activists, Asean chair Cambodia said in a statement on Tuesday (July 26). The executions went ahead despite appeals by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, in his capacity as Asean Chair, for the sentences to be reconsidered, the statement said. It […]

Beijing hits back at New Zealand’s Ardern after Nato comments

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) – China has responded to New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern’s warning at the Nato summit that Beijing is becoming increasingly assertive and more willing to challenge international norms. “We have taken note of the relevant comment made by the New Zealand side at the Nato session, which includes some misguided accusations against China,” […]

JD.com Announced Renewed Strategic Cooperation with Tencent

BEIJING, June 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) — JD.com, Inc. (the “Company” or “JD.com”) (Nasdaq: JD; HKEx: 9618), a leading supply chain-based technology and service provider, today announced that it renewed the strategic cooperation agreement with Tencent for a period of three years. Tencent will continue to offer the Company prominent Level I and Level II access […]

Indonesia says Foxconn may invest in projects for new capital

JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) – Indonesia said Foxconn Technology Group is considering investing in the country’s new capital, a move that would bolster the US$34 billion (S$47 billion) construction project. The Taiwanese company is looking at setting up an electric bus system and an Internet of Things network at Nusantara, as Indonesia’s new capital will be called, […]

Duterte slams ICC prosecutor’s plan to reopen Philippines drug war probe

MANILA (REUTERS) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s office said on Saturday (June 25) that it was “exasperated” with International Criminal Court prosecutor Karim Khan and his plan to resume an investigation into killings during the government’s crackdown on drugs. Mr Khan said on Friday that a deferral of the ICC’s probe sought by Manila was […]

BlueCity Holdings Limited to Hold Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

BEIJING, June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) — BlueCity Holdings Limited (“BlueCity” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: BLCT), a leading online LGBTQ platform, today announced it has called an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (the “EGM”), to be held on July 29, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. (Beijing time), at Block 2 Tower B, No. 22 […]