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The interior of Byton's M-Byte electric vehicle, featuring a massive screen, is shown after the vehicle's unveiling during the 2019 CES in Las Vegas

Vehicle screens go super-sized at CES as tech catches up

LAS VEGAS — Take a glance at the vehicle displays shown at CES and you could be forgiven for thinking you are at the movies. "This is not...
Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is greeted by Thai immigration authorities at a hotel inside Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok

Saudi teen asylum seeker spotlights ‘strangling’ male guardianship

BEIRUT — World headlines about an 18-year-old Saudi Arabian woman seeking asylum in Thailand have thrown the spotlight on the conservative kingdom's guardianship system...
Reproductive coercion Interaksyon

U.S. women face abuse from partners over contraception choices

LONDON — Up to three in 10 women seeking family planning healthcare in the United States have suffered coercive control over their reproductive choices,...
China Taiwan flags Interaksyon

China to kick off year of sensitive anniversaries with major speech...

BEIJING, Dec 31—China will kick off a year of sensitive anniversaries with a major speech on Wednesday by President Xi Jinping on Taiwan, China's...
West Philippine Sea

Tough South China Sea talks ahead as Vietnam seeks to curb...

HONG KONG — Tough negotiations lie ahead over a new pact between China and Southeast Asian nations aimed at easing tensions in the South...
China social media Interaksyon

Watch that Tweet! China cracks whip on government social media image

BEIJING/SHANGHAI—China's cabinet has warned government departments to clean up their social media image amid a drive to bolster the government's online presence to help...
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LONDON, Dec 20—Christmas holidaymakers have been warned by officials and campaigners not to inadvertently fund slavery with their gift lists as awareness grows over forced and child labor used in a list of products from princess dolls to sparkly...
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin attends the daily briefing at the White House in Washington

U.S. Treasury’s Mnuchin says expects January trade talks with China —...

WASHINGTON — The United States and China are planning to hold meetings in January to "document an agreement" on trade, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told...
Japan Navy Interaksyon

Japan to buy more stealth jets, radar to counter China, Russia

TOKYO—Japan will accelerate spending on advanced stealth fighters, long-range missiles and other equipment over the next five years to support U.S. forces facing China's...
A man holds a sign calling for China to release Wang Bingzhang and former Canadian diplomat Kovrig, who was arrested in China on Tuesday, outside the B.C. Supreme Court bail hearing of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

Canada says China has granted consular access to second detainee

OTTAWA — Canadian diplomats received consular access on Sunday to the second of two men detained by China over the past week, Canada's foreign ministry...
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A home owned by the family of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

Huawei CFO seeks bail on health concerns; Canada wants her in...

TORONTO/BEIJING — A top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd argued that she should be released on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing, citing fears...
U.S. Marines

Six missing after U.S. military aircraft crash off Japan

WASHINGTON/TOKYO — Six U.S. military personnel were missing following a still-unexplained mishap off the coast of Japan on Thursday involving two U.S. Marine Corps...
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and her husband singer Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas celebrate wedding at New Delhi reception

NEW DELHI — Priyanka Chopra, star of Indian film and U.S. television, and Jonas Brothers singer Nick Jonas celebrated their wedding at a glitzy reception in New Delhi on...
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