Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao announces retirement from sport

World boxing icon Manny Pacquiao announced his retirement from what he called the “greatest sport in the world” on Wednesday to focus on a run for the Philippines presidency, the biggest fight of his career. In a 14-minute video posted on Facebook and Twitter, “Pacman”, as he is known in the sport, thanked fans worldwide… Read More Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao announces retirement from sport

China unveils weaponized drone concept

China on Wednesday revealed a drone concept similar in mission – and appearance – to the U.S.-made Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie as countries race to invest in “loyal wingman” drones to help protect pricier crewed fighter jets. The long-range FH-97 drone concept unveiled on Wednesday can carry different types of weapons, and has swarm and electronic… Read More China unveils weaponized drone concept

North Korea test-fires hypersonic missile

North Korea test-fired a newly developed hypersonic missile this week, state news media KCNA reported on Wednesday, joining a race headed by major military powers to deploy the advanced weapons system. North Korea fired the missile off its east coast towards the sea on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, as Pyongyang called on the United… Read More North Korea test-fires hypersonic missile

Fumio Kishida wins election to emerge Japanese prime minister and leader of ruling party

Fumio Kishida, a former foreign minister, on Wednesday won the race to lead Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) party and become the next prime minister. read more The soft-spoken Kishida, 64, won a run-off against vaccine minister Taro Kono with 257 votes to 170. Fumio Kishida, a former foreign minister, on Wednesday won the… Read More Fumio Kishida wins election to emerge Japanese prime minister and leader of ruling party