Continuing the America-China’s oral war, after the US Senate passed the Innovation and Competition Act to address the Chinese technological threat, the Chinese foreign ministry said America is “seeing China as an imaginary enemy”. Meanwhile, on the covid front, French authorities on Wednesday allowed restaurants and cafes to serve indoors as President Macron hailed the move as a “new step”. In the East, during a rare protest in China, students of a university help a school principal hostage during a protest about the devaluation of degrees.
Click on headlines to read more
The bill aims to bolster the US auto industry hit hard due to the pandemic and also seeks to increase domestic manufacturing of semiconductors.
The threat of the virus remains as the country reported over 6,000 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday but the number of hospitalisations remained in control.
Recent photographs show Kim Jong Un much slimmer, which has sparked speculations about his health.
Israeli airstrikes in Syria killed at least eleven government troops even as Syria said it had intercepted an Israeli missile strike over capital Damascus.
The Chinese students were protesting against a proposal to merge a Nanjing college in Jiangsu province with a vocational institute.
A Havana zoo has introduced the country’s first-ever white Bengal tiger, a rare type not known to exist in the wild.
Former India wicket-keeper Farokh Engineer has expressed his shock after England PM Boris Johnson disagreed with Ollie Robinson’s suspension from international cricket by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) over racist and sexist historical tweets.
The Biden administration on Wednesday ordered a security review of Chinese apps WeChat and TikTok and dropped the executive orders passed by former President Trump that sought to ban those apps.
While almost a third of the population does not own cards, some of them who do have these ID cards are unable to use them as they have errors in them.