Category: Asia

  • EDITORIAL: North Korea & Biafra; Ballistic Missiles Test-Runs

    By Chima Onyekachi <SUNBIGHT>~Editorial~Afor~23rd November, 2022 @ 17:20 CAT INTERNATIONAL news outlet WION recently reported that the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea [DPRK] has test-run 40 Missiles in 20 Locations in the past 11 months of 2022, a record-breaking feat described as having “unnerved global powers.” That is, World Leaders of United States, European Union, […]

  • PM Hasina opens Bangladesh’s longest bridge over River Padma

    <SUNBIGHT>~Asia~Eke~26th June,2022 @ 05:06 WAT~Aljazeera Dhaka, Bangladesh – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated a landmark bridge over the turbulent Padma River after years of delay due to allegations of corruption that forced the World Bank to walk away from the nearly $4bn mega project, which will connect Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka to the underdeveloped southwestern […]

  • Russia and China open cross-border bridge as ties deepen

    <SUNBIGHT>~Global~Nkwo~13th June,2022 @ 00:27 WAT~Reuters RUSSIA and China have opened a new cross-border bridge in the Far East that they hope will further strengthen trade as Moscow reels from sweeping Western sanctions imposed over its actions in Ukraine. The bridge linking the Russian city of Blagoveshchensk to the Chinese city of Heihe across the Amur […]

  • China warns U.S. over interference in Taiwan

    <SUNBIGHT>~Asia~Nkwo~5th March,2022 @ 06:43 WAT Report By Christain Mporogwu CHINA has threatened “heavy price” against the United States if it attempts to support Taiwan’s independence efforts. The warning came as a five-member delegation headed by former U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen arrived the Taipei capital city amid fears of China’s […]

  • Animoca Leads $10 Million Funding Round In Hong Kong NFT Platform Amid Crypto Craze

    <SUNBIGHT>~Cryptocurrency~Orie~27th February,2022 @ 19:10 WAT UCOLLEX, a Hong Kong-based NFT platform, has pulled $10 million fresh capital from local blockchain game developer Animoca Brands. The startup’s latest funding round comes as sales of the digital collectibles are gaining ground in the city, which has seen an increasing number of projects launched over the past year.  […]

  • Two Chinese fighter jets enter Taiwan’s air defence zone

    <SUNBIGHT>~Asia~Nkwo~25th February,2022 @ 00:33 WAT ON Wednesday (February 23), two Chinese military jets flew into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone (ADIZ), marking the 12th intrusion this month. According to the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense, two People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Shenyang J-16 fighter jets flew into the southwest corner of Taiwan’s ADIZ (MND). […]