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Chinese New Year Festivities Begin in Belgium (Photos)

LIEGE, Belgium (Xinhua) — A multicultural festival was held in the eastern Belgian city of Liege during the weekend to greet the upcoming Chinese Spring Festival, a celebration also known as the Chinese Lunar New Year.

Malaysia Sends Back Trash, Says Won’t Be World’s Waste Bin

PENANG, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mainly rich countries since the third quarter last year, with the environment minster warning on Monday that those who want to make the country a rubbish bin of the world can “dream on.”

Japan Looks to Protect Intellectual Property in Wagyu Beef Cattle

TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japan's farm ministry on Monday proposed legislation to protect the intellectual property in fertilized eggs and sperm taken from Japan's famous wagyu beef cattle as concerns grow about overseas breeding efforts.

No Escape: Senators to Be Quiet, Unplugged for Trump Trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — No cellphones. No talking. No escape.

Harry, Meghan to Quit Royal Jobs, Give up ‘Highness’ Titles

LONDON (AP) — Goodbye, your royal highnesses. Hello, life as — almost — ordinary civilians.

Beijing Steps Up Garbage Sorting Campaign

BEIJING (Xinhua) — China's capital city Beijing is taking concrete steps to promote garbage sorting and has achieved tangible results as preparations for the official launch of a city-wide mandatory regulation taking effect in May enters the home stretch.

Japanese Policeman Arrested on Drunk Driving Charge

NAHA, Japan (Kyodo) — A 58-year-old police officer was arrested Thursday for allegedly driving while drunk in Okinawa Prefecture, southwestern Japan, police said.

Warren-Sanders Clash Was Inevitable as Voting Gets Closer

WASHINGTON (AP) — As long as they are rivals, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders couldn’t stay friends forever.

Xi’s Myanmar Visit Expected to Boost Trade, Investment

NAY PYI TAW (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to Myanmar is expected to lead to sustainable development in two-way trade and further strengthen bilateral cooperation, Myanmar's Minister of Commerce Than Myint told Xinhua on Thursday.

Trump’s Trial Begins, Senators Vowing ‘Impartial Justice’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday — senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jurors, House prosecutors formally reciting the charges and Chief Justice John Roberts presiding.

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