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UK’s World First looks to crack Chinese payment sector

A British money transfer firm has become the first foreign company to apply for a payments business license in China, in a sign of...

‘Kazakhstan to start issuing E-Visas in July 2018

Kazakhstan will start issuing electronic visas from July 1 as part of the Digital Kazakhstan programme. Visitors will be able to apply online through...

‘Pilot considered most difficult job to quit in China

Being a pilot could be the most difficult job to quit in China, according to a white paper published by a court in Chengdu,...

‘US troop withdrawal not linked to possible Korean peace treaty

Republic of Korea (ROK) President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday dismissed claims that US troops stationed in the country would have to leave if a...

Thousands rally in ‘Moscow’ for internet freedom

In an unusually strong turnout, at least 10,000 people including top opposition leader Alexei Navalny turned up in Russia's capital in support of internet...

Two Korea start to dismantle border speakers, fulfilling summit pledge

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) began removing propaganda loudspeakers from the border area with the Republic of Korea (ROK) in a bid...

‘Iran nuclear deal’: What’s at stake as critical deadline nears?

The Iran nuclear deal, or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is facing its most critical juncture since the hard-won agreement was struck by...

China simplifies passport application procedures for citizens

Chinese citizens will no longer need to make multiple trips to apply for passports and other travel documents starting May 1. They can make appointments...

‘Sajid Javid named new British Home Secretary

British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Sajid Javid as her new interior minister on Monday, promoting the former banker in an attempt to draw...

‘Scandal fallout piles pressure on May as senior UK Home Minister...

Seventy years after immigrants from the Caribbean were asked to come to Britain to help rebuild its infrastructure after World War Two, the "Windrush"...

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