Thousands join ‘Invasion Day’ protests on Australia Day holiday

Indigenous children wearing T-shirt designs with the image of the Aboriginal flag take part in a dancing ceremony during the annual "Invasion Day" protest march through the streets of Sydney on Australia Day on Jan 26, 2023. (ROBERT WAALCE / AFP) SYDNEY – Thousands of Australians marked the country's national day celebrations on Thursday with […]

Reviving travel rush indicates colorful Spring Festival despite pandemic

Editor's note: China's adjustment and optimization of epidemic prevention measures provide favorable conditions for the recovery of the international air transport market and tourism, writes a veteran journalist with China Daily. Passengers are seen in Shenzhen North railway station in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, Jan 7, 2023. (PHOTO / XINHUA) Despite the concerns of some […]

UN chief calls for ‘massive investments’ for Pakistan recovery

Displaced people stand on flooded highway, following rains and floods during the monsoon season in Sehwan, Pakistan, Sept 16, 2022. (AKHTAR SOOMRO / REUTERS) GENEVA – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for massive support to help Pakistan with a $16 billion rebuilding effort following devastating floods, saying the country had been the victim […]

Right move at the right time

China’s changes in COVID controls come at an appropriate moment amid the long fight An elderly resident receives a shot of COVID-19 vaccine at home during a medical service for senior citizens in Dongcheng District of Beijing, May 10, 2022. (PHOTO / XINHUA) China’s National Health Commission issued optimized COVID-19 control regulations on Dec 7, […]