India, Japan agree on military sales, train, nuclear deal

Posted at December 13, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Japan have signed agreements on military purchases for India’s armed forces, high-speed trains and upgrading India’s infrastructure. They also reached an agreement for cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy, with the final deal to be signed after technical details are finalized. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on […]

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COP21 UPDATE: China and India say rich nations must bear more climate costs

Posted at December 12, 2015

PARIS (AP) — CHINA is standing firm at the Paris climate talks on its demand that rich countries should bear a greater burden than developing ones in reducing emissions and helping countries cope with global warming. Liu Zhenmin, deputy chief of the Chinese delegation, told reporters Friday the issue is “at the core of our […]

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Alibaba buys Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post newspaper

Posted at December 12, 2015

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it is buying Hong Kong’s leading English-language newspaper, the South China Morning Post. Alibaba Group said late Friday that it signed a deal with publisher SCMP Group to buy the Post and the company’s other media assets, which include magazines, outdoor advertising and digital media. The […]

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10 Cambodians dead after dog meat feast, drinking wine

Posted at December 12, 2015

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian health officials have been dispatched to a rural northeastern district where 10 people died and more than 100 fell ill in two separate incidents linked to the consumption of dog meat and rice wine. Kratie provincial health department chief Chhneang Sivutha said Friday that experts from the U.N.’s World […]

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