Chinese Pianist Li Yundi Detained On Suspicion Of Soliciting Prostitute
JI arrests, 20 years on: ISD releases new details on terrorist group’s plans to attack nearly 80 S’pore targets
SINGAPORE — The Internal Security Department (ISD) has released newly declassified details of terror plans by the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) organisation against about 80 targets here. These include previously unreleased statements by JI detainees and surveillance footage obtained by the group as it plotted against Singapore.
China’s ‘lipstick brother’ livestreamer sells record US$2b of goods in one dayChina’s Li Jiaqi, a top livestream salesman widely known as the “lipstick brother,” sold US$1.9 billion in goods on the first day of Alibaba Group’s annual shopping festival.
EU lawmakers push for closer ties with Taiwan amid rising Chinese pressureBRUSSELS: The European Union must deepen ties with Taiwan and start work on an investment deal with the island, EU lawmakers said in a resolution adopted on Thursday (Oct 21), a move likely to anger Beijing as a similar EU-China deal struck in 2020 has been put on ice. The European Parliament in the French
Tesla looks to pave the way for Chinese battery makers to come to USTesla Inc wants to shift to a less expensive battery for its electric vehicles but first needs to figure out how to overcome political tensions to get a Chinese partner to build the iron-based batteries near its U.S. factories.The world's two biggest economies have yet to resolve disputes over tariffs, in
Chinese clothing brand accused of using blackface on their models in runway showOn Oct. 14, a runway show in China organized by clothing brand 022397Bluff caught some social media users’ attention for allegedly using blackface on its models. Blackface accusation: Shanghai-based journalist Siyuan Meng shared a picture of the event on Twitter last week, which showed a line of runway models who donned colorful clothes and had their faces painted black. “While 022397Bluff is known for using the embroidery and cultural elements of the Miao ethnic group as the designer himself is Miao (according to Baidu, a few Miao villages would put on blackface in weddings), showing up in blackface at a major fashion week is quite ignorant,” Meng wrote.
Chinese variety show 'Squid's Victory' accused of plagiarism'Squid's Victory' was described as a game that will test physical strength, intelligence and teamwork based on childhood games.
UN experts to Pakistan: Release man charged with blasphemyUnited Nations human rights experts urged Pakistan on Thursday to release a Christian man who was detained two years ago for insulting Islam's Prophet Muhammad and is believed to be mentally ill. Stephen Masih, who was arrested in March 2019, has yet to face trial, the experts said. Masih's family has denied the blasphemy charge and said he was mentally ill.