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China slams Quad ahead of 1st in-person summit in US, says ‘doomed to fail'
Ahead of the first in-person Quad summit among the leaders of the US, India, Japan and Australia in Washington, China on Friday criticised the grouping, saying the formation of “exclusive closed cliques” runs against the trend of times, and it is “doomed to fail”.
UK urges public calm over shut fuel stations
Oil giant BP said on Thursday it was having to temporarily close some petrol filling stations in Britain because of a lack of truck drivers, hours after a junior minister cautioned the public not to panic buy amid fears of food shortages.
Quad leaders to meet at White House amid shared China concerns
Leaders of United States, Japan, India and Australia, sharing concerns about China's growing power and behavior, meet in person as a group for the first time on Friday for a summit expected to bring progress on Covid-19 vaccines, infrastructure and technological cooperation.
Chinese label pulls clothing line over 'inappropriate' designs
A Chinese fashion label has pulled a children's clothing line and apologised after consumer complaints surfaced about prints that contained references to racial violence and suggestive phrases including "let me touch you".
Ex-head of Chinese liquor giant Moutai jailed for life
The former head of Chinese liquor firm Kweichow Moutai, the world's most valuable spirits company, has been jailed for life for taking more than $17 million in bribes. Yuan Renguo, 64, was found guilty of accepting cash and properties worth more than 112.9 million yuan ($17.5 million) while working at Kweichow Moutai between 1994 and 2018, according to a court statement on Thursday.
Gabby Petito's disappearance captivated the world. Why?
The death of young adventurer Gabby Petito sparked immense US and worldwide interest. The recent discovery of the 22-year-old travel blogger's body in Wyoming, and Tuesday's ruling of her death as a homicide, drew headlines far and wide.