Asia

How the Tiny Kingdom of Bhutan Out-Vaccinated Most of the World

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

The Himalayan nation has given more than 60 percent of its people a shot. Some villages were reached by helicopter, and health workers hiked through ice and snow.
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‘System irregularity' leaves Twitter users in the dark & support accounts down as outage continues

‘System irregularity' leaves Twitter users in the dark & support accounts down as outage continues

23 hours ago   |   RT

The massive outage affecting Twitter continues, with users around the world getting error messages saying “something went wrong” and being unable to log in. Twitter's team says...
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The US produces just 12% of the world's computer chip supply. Here's why it's trailing China when it comes to manufacturing and how it plans to get ahead

The US produces just 12% of the world's computer chip supply. Here's why it's trailing China when it comes to manufacturing and how it plans to get ahead

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement A crushing computer chip shortage continues to choke the global supply chain. Automakers are producing vehicles without smart technology - which requires...
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Another Unlikely Pandemic Shortage: Boba Tea

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The popular drink's main ingredient, tapioca pearls, could soon be in short supply because of delays in unloading cargo ships from Asia.
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Las Vegas Sands Is Ready To Wager More On China

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Robert Goldstein, CEO Successor To Legendary Sheldon Adelson, Sees Great Potential in Asia
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Esports Technologies extends post-IPO pop after soaring 507% in first day of trading

Esports Technologies extends post-IPO pop after soaring 507% in first day of trading

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Esports Technologies extended gains Friday morning after soaring 507% in its first day of trading. Shares of the competitive gaming company rose as much...
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Vaccine Fiasco May Doom Tokyo Olympics-And $5 Trillion Economy

2 days ago   |   Forbes

Prospects for both the Olympics and the economy are in harm's way as Japan's government slow-walks a vaccination program that's barely begun.
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SoftBank's Billionaire Founder Sees Bright Future For Warehouse Robotics Amid E-Commerce Boom

2 days ago   |   Forbes

Japanese telecom and investment giant SoftBank is upping its bet on e-commerce and robotics with another big investment.
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How Will Biden Pivot on South Asia?

How Will Biden Pivot on South Asia?

2 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

After the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan, its rivalry with China is likely to define the new administration's approach to the region.
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Biden to Announce Nominees for Key Diplomatic Posts

Biden to Announce Nominees for Key Diplomatic Posts

2 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

Experts and former diplomats want to see Biden pick up the pace on nominations to better compete with China on the world stage.
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At least 8 passengers killed, some 100 injured as train derails in Egypt

At least 8 passengers killed, some 100 injured as train derails in Egypt

A packed passenger train has derailed in Egypt, with social media footage showing rail tracks damaged and several carriages overturned. There are reports of dozens of... Read more ...

As Trump considers 2024 run, other GOP White House hopefuls move forward

As Trump considers 2024 run, other GOP White House hopefuls move forward

Former President Donald Trump left the White House only three months ago, but a field of potential Republican candidates for 2024 is already developing. Read more ...

'I doubt very seriously if they just cancel' paused J&J vaccine, Fauci says

'I doubt very seriously if they just cancel' paused J&J vaccine, Fauci says

Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, predicted Sunday that the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine will continue to be used "in some form," though it... Read more ...

Republicans' New ‘America First Caucus' Carries On Trump's White Supremacist...

Republicans' New ‘America First Caucus' Carries On Trump's White Supremacist Politics

A group of Congressional Republicans is carrying on the “Trump tradition” in a new caucus. First reported by Punchbowl News, Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar... Read more ...

Prince Charles to take estranged son Harry to see Philip tributes: report

Prince Charles to take estranged son Harry to see Philip tributes: report

Prince Charles plans to spend private time Sunday with Prince Harry before his estranged son races back to California, according to a report. Charles, Britain's 72-year-old... Read more ...

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Into the Beat' On Netflix, A German Film Where A...

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Into the Beat' On Netflix, A German Film Where A Promising Ballet Dancer Falls in Love With Hip Hop

The flick feels like the lovechild of Save the Last Dance and Step Up. Read more ...

Bellator 257 winner Veta Arteaga felt she had unfinished business with...

Bellator 257 winner Veta Arteaga felt she had unfinished business with Desiree Yanez

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Veta Arteaga can rest easy knowing she's back in the win column. This past Friday, Arteaga saw a two-fight losing streak come to an end when she outpointed... Read more ...

Maryland reports 1,169 coronavirus cases, 17 more deaths

Maryland health officials reported 1,169 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus Sunday and 17 more deaths. Read more ...

Lauri Markkanen bounces back from a quiet stretch - 16 points, 6 rebounds...

Lauri Markkanen's 16-point, 6-rebound performance was still not up to the standard expected before the start of the season, but it was crucial to helping the Chicago Bulls snap... Read more ...

Dodgers vs. Padres: Controversial call, tempers flare, dueling pitchers and...

Catcher's interference? Kershaw angry? And wait until you see how it ended! Read more ...