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The Latest: Pakistan restricts border travel to fight virus

ISLAMABAD---- Pakistan’s national body to control coronavirus decided Sunday to temporarily restrict the country's borders to people coming in from Afghanistan and Iran. Inbound pede...

Chinese tourists to take 18 million rail trips on May Day

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tourists are expected to make a total of 18.3 million railway passenger trips on the first day of the country's five-day holiday for international labor day, according to an est...

Record number of Chinese to travel over Labour Day break, but stick close to home

A record-breaking wave of Chinese tourists will hit the road for the Labour Day break, and with borders still shut many will be travelling domestically, to more remote locations, and for longer, givin...

Utah tour bus that crashed and killed 4 had previous problem

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A tour bus that crashed and killed four Chinese tourists near a national park in Utah in 2019 had problems earlier that day with the engine not starting, according to a new docum...

China's aggression will get it no love: Palauan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau's President Surangel Whipps Jr. likened China's approach to diplomacy to an abusive relationship on Monday (March 30), the third day of the Pacific island...

Japanese account for highest number of foreign visitors to Taiwan in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — About 20 percent of Taiwan's foreign visitors in the first 10 months of 2020 have been from Japan, according to recent statistics released by the Ministry of Transport...

China gears up for world's largest online shopping festival

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese consumers are expected to spend tens of billions on everything from fresh food to luxury goods during this year’s Singles’ Day online shopping festival, as the country recover...

Video shows woman set Chinese tourist straight on 'Taiwan independence'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video showing a Taiwanese restaurant owner setting a Chinese tourist straight on the histories of their two countries has gone viral. On Oct. 9, the eve of Taiwan'...

Thailand admits first first foreign tourists in 7 months

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s tourist industry on Tuesday took a modest step toward reviving its coronavirus-battered fortunes by welcoming 39 visitors who flew in from Shanghai, the first such arrivals s...

Business Highlights

___ Trump administration targets diversity hiring by contractors NEW YORK (AP) — American companies promising to hire more Black employees in leadership roles and t...

China Golden Week holiday pumps up tourism, boon to economy

HONG KONG (AP) — Some 637 million Chinese tourists took domestic trips during the eight-day Golden Week holiday, spending the equivalent of tens of billions of dollars at a time when China is seeking ...

South Korea struggles to choose between US and China

As the economic and geopolitical rivalry between the United States and China continues, South Korea finds itself in a difficult position. The 12th largest economy in the world is heavily reliant on C...

Virus has Chinese tourists heading for domestic destinations

HONG KONG (AP) — Millions of Chinese tourists usually would use their week-long National Day holidays to travel abroad. This year, travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic...

China-Taiwan forum turned into one-sided affair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As dozens of Chinese warplanes intruded into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), communist leaders and a small group of Taiwanese spoke in the city of X...

Profile of a killer: Unraveling the deadly new coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — What is this enemy? Seven months after the first patients were hospitalized in China battling an infection doctors had never seen before, the world’s scientists and c...