NASA celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage month – Times of India

NASA celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage month - Times of India

WASHINGTON: With a belief to unite a workforce inclusive of employees from diverse background, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, (NASA) has already given a number of prolific scientists to the world; and the month of May has been dedicated to celebrating the contributions of those amazing employees by NASA. This May, to celebrate the contributions … Read more

New Zealand: Tsunami warning issued after strong earthquake in South Pacific, thousands evacuated

Image Source : AP Tsunami warnings issued after 8.1 magnitude Earthquake strikes New Zealand, prompting evacuations One of the biggest earthquakes to hit the South Pacific in modern history forced thousands of people in New Zealand to evacuate and triggered tsunami warnings across the world Friday, but it did not appear to cause injuries or … Read more

Vaccine Diplomacy: India Seeks to Rival China with Broad Shipments to Cambodia, Pacific Islands

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India has approved the shipment of COVID-19 vaccine to Cambodia and plans to supply Mongolia and Pacific Island states, officials said on Sunday, as supplies arrived in Afghanistan – all part of the country’s widening vaccine diplomacy. Seeking to steal a march over rival Asian giant China, which has also promised to deliver shots, the … Read more

‘Abba had penned this on a card’: Dia Mirza turns emotional as she relives winning Miss Asia Pacific title 20 years ago – sex and relationships

Dia Mirza turns emotional as she relives winning Miss Asia Pacific title 20 years ago

It was an evening in December 2020 when Dia Mirza brought laurels to the country after being crowned the Miss Asia Pacific International. This was no small feat for the 18-year-old who had never travelled abroad before and 20 years after winning the International beauty pageant, Dia turned emotional as she recalled the historic moment. … Read more

Trump gains ground among Indian-Americans, Asian Pacific Americans: Campaign officials

Trump gains ground among Indian-Americans, Asian Pacific Americans: Campaign officials

WASHINGTON: Indian-Americans supported Donald Trump in large numbers in the US election, especially in the battleground states than they did four years ago, the president’s supporters have said, with his party claiming that the Democrats have lost ground to the Republicans when it comes to Asian Pacific Americans. In a statement issued on Thursday, the … Read more

Trump and Xi Join Virtual Asia Pacific Summit as Trade Spat Endures

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A virtual summit of Asia Pacific leaders started on Friday with U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in attendance to discuss the coronavirus crisis and global economic recovery amid lingering trade differences. The pair joined a meeting of the leaders of the 21-nation Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) hosted virtually by Malaysia … Read more

China Sends New Submersible Fendouzhe, Down Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench With 3 Men On Board

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Fendouzhe had earlier this month set a national record of 10,909 metres for manned deep-sea diving. Beijing: China livestreamed footage of its new manned submersible parked at the bottom of the ocean Friday, the latest foray by the country’s scientists into the Earth’s deepest ocean trench. The vessel “Fendouzhe”, or “Striver”, descended more than 10,000 … Read more

Malabar exercise an opportunity to work for secure India Pacific region, says Australia – world news

The 24th edition of the Malabar naval exercise, scheduled in two phases between the Quad nations - India, US, Japan and Australia, commenced in Vishakhapatnam in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday.

Australian Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds on Tuesday said that India and Australia were natural partners in the India Pacific region and the Malabar naval exercise was a demonstration of the depth of trust and cooperation between the defence organisations of the countries. She said that the need to cooperate with regional defence partners on … Read more

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