Jacinda Ardern Stays Cool as Earthquake Rattles New Zealand Capital

WELLINGTON – An earthquake struck near New Zealand’s capital Monday morning, shaking many residents including Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who continued with a live TV interview at the parliament building. The 5.8 magnitude earthquake was 37 kms deep and the epicenter was 30 km northwest of Levin, a city in New Zealand’s North Island close […]

Chinese FM Warns Against Foreign Interference Over Hong Kong

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is warning the West and other players that “no external interference will be tolerated” as Beijing considers a new security law inside semi-autonomous Hong Kong. “Excessive unlawful foreign meddling in Hong Kong affairs has placed China’s national security in serious jeopardy,” Wang said at a news conference Sunday. He said […]

Singapore a Bright Spot for China Relations in ASEAN  

In March, China had a disagreement with the Philippines on whether it had donated accurate COVID-19 test kits. In April a Chinese newspaper complained Vietnam put China in an “embarrassing situation” by stopping flights between their nations to curb the virus. And Malaysia protested a Chinese ship appearing in the disputed South China Sea, some […]

Fossil of one of the last megaraptors on the planet found in Argentina

Paleontologists from the Argentine Museum of Natural Sciences said on Monday they found the 70-million-year-old remains of a megaraptor, making it one of the last carnivorous dinosaurs to inhabit the earth, Trend reports citing The discovery was made in the southern province of Santa Cruz in the middle of March this year. After studying the fossils, measuring […]

5.6-magnitude quake hits Mid-Indian Ridge

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 jolted Mid-Indian Ridge at 23:02:28 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said,  reports citing Xinhua. The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 14.812 degrees south latitude and 66.6823 degrees east longitude.   Source: TREND News Agency

5.3-magnitude quake hits 122km SW of Mapastepec, Mexico

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted 122km SW of Mapastepec, Mexico at 03:52:24 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, Trend reports citing The epicenter, with a depth of 35.0 km, was initially determined to be at 14.6969 degrees north latitude and 93.7532 degrees west longitude.   Source: TREND News Agency