A tiny Pacific island nation shut COVID out for two years. It recorded 3,000 cases in the last week

The Marshall Islands defenses are finally falling.

S&P pushes Sri Lankan bonds deeper into junk territory with 'default' rating

- Global ratings agency S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI) on Monday slashed its rating on Sri Lankan bonds to 'D', representing default, following missed interest and principal payments. The South Asian...

U.S. Visits Taiwan Again, Two Weeks After Threatening China Reaction To Pelosi Trip

U.S. lawmakers, including Sen. Ed Markey, are visiting the island nation in the face of international tension.

Chinese Tracking Ship Can Dock at Port, Sri Lanka Says

The Yuan Wang 5 is expected to arrive at the island nation's southernmost port, Hambantota, on Tuesday – despite security concerns raised by its neighbour India and the US. The post Chinese...

Sri Lankan ex-president who fled homeland leaves Singapore

BANGKOK (AP) — Former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who last month fled anti-government protests in his country, has left Singapore, immigration authorities there said Thursday.A...

Sri Lanka's ousted president to seek temporary stay in Thailand

BANGKOK - Sri Lanka's former president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is expected to arrive in Thailand on Thursday and stay temporarily in a second Southeast Asian country since fleeing his island nation...

Sri Lanka introduces bill to clip presidential powers

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan government minister on Wednesday submitted to Parliament a constitutional amendment bill that would clip the powers of the president, a key demand of...

Pakistan finance minister says the country has avoided a Sri Lanka-like default crisis

Miftah Ismail says the government has taken steps that will put the country on the right track. But that will cause pain for its people, he added. The country is desperately fighting for its...

Sri Lanka's ousted president expected to go to Thailand

-Sri Lanka's ousted president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is expected to arrive in Thailand on Thursday, seeking temporary shelter in a second Southeast Asian country after fleeing his island nation last...

Ocean warmth, seaweed scarcity threaten Fiji's fisherwomen's livelihoods

SUVA, Fiji - Karen Vusisa has been struggling to find a decent catch of a favourite Fijian edible seaweed, amid concerns that ocean temperatures have hit harvests and are threatening livelihoods...

Indian Oil Corp unit to open 50 fuel stations in Sri Lanka to help alleviate crisis

By Uditha Jayasinghe COLOMBO - Sri Lanka has given approval for India's Lanka Indian Oil Corporation (LIOC) to open 50 new fuel stations, a company official said on Monday, as part of efforts to...

Lindsey Graham among senators throwing support behind Pelosi's Taiwan trip

Senators from both sides of the aisle voiced their support on Sunday for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's recent trip to Taiwan, as China continues to retaliate with provocative military drills in the...

Taiwan says China is rehearsing for an invasion

Taiwan is warning that China's recent military drills are a rehearsal for a real invasion. The disputed island has, in recent days, been surrounded by Chinese military vessels and shows of...

Intel, Micron, and 3 Other Stocks With Direct Exposure to Taiwan

All eyes have been on Taiwan as China launches live-fire military drills near the self-ruled island. The fallout could be widespread, and investors looking for ripples in the U.S. market may want...

China halts military, climate talks with U.S. after Pelosi's visit to Taiwan

China is livid that the U.S. House speaker stopped on the island nation China claims as its own. It also conducted more military drills and sanctioned her.

Supply Chain Problems Will Persist Because The System Is Being Sabotaged

Supply Chain Problems Will Persist Because The System Is Being Sabotaged Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.us, In a recent interview with Bloomberg, the executive vice...

China's War-Drills Disrupt Container Ship Traffic To Taiwan's Top Ports

China's War-Drills Disrupt Container Ship Traffic To Taiwan's Top Ports As Beijing conducts war drills around Taiwan following a controversial trip to the island by House Speaker...

Sri Lanka considering restructure of local and sovereign debt

By Uditha Jayasinghe and Channa Kumara COLOMBO - Sri Lanka is considering a restructure of local and sovereign debt, President Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Friday, as the island nation battles...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan Features Meeting with TSMC

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After Taiwan, Pelosi in S. Korea to meet political leaders

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met top South Korean political leaders on Thursday, a day after she concluded her high-profile visit to Taiwan by renewing Washington’s...

Nancy Pelosi's Husband Enters Plea In DUI Case Following Car Crash

Nancy Pelosi's Husband Enters Plea In DUI Case Following Car Crash Authored by Jack Phillips via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) husband, Paul...

Pelosi's flight to Taiwan was the most-tracked of all time, Flightradar24 says

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's flight to Taiwan, which bolstered American support for the island nation but angered China, was the single most heavily tracked flight in the history of the online...

Sri Lanka Says IMF Rescue Deal Talks Set to Restart

The island nation is wilting under billions of dollars of debt that have led to food and fuel shortages causing social unrest The post Sri Lanka Says IMF Rescue Deal Talks Set to Restart appeared...

TSMC Shares Drop amid Speculation of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Planned Visit to Taiwan

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Taiwan Mobilizes Military for War as China Threatens Nancy Pelosi: Report

The island nation has had its air defense forces begin readying for a potential conflict with China, according to SET News on Monday.

Pelosi Is Irrelevant: China Was Already Planning An Invasion Of Taiwan

Pelosi Is Irrelevant: China Was Already Planning An Invasion Of Taiwan Would China really commit to an impromptu war with Taiwan over Nancy Pelosi, a person who amounts to nothing...

Taiwan left off Nancy Pelosi's public Asia itinerary amid warnings

President Joe Biden and military officials have warned against traveling to the island nation.

Taiwan left off Nancy Pelosi's Asia itinerary amid warnings from U.S. officials

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) did not include Taiwan in her official itinerary for the congressional delegation she is leading to Asia.The big picture: President Joe Biden and military...

Sri Lanka leader says IMF agreement pushed back after unrest

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president said Saturday that an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to help pull the bankrupt nation out of its economic crisis has been pushed...

How Singapore is turning multi-storey car parks into farms

The densely populated South East Asian island nation imports more than 90% of the food it consumes.

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