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Laos, neighbours pool views on developments in water supply

Lao government representatives and delegations from Cambodia, Myanmar and Japan met in Phnom Penh,

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Februay 19, 2020
- Laos shares in int’l discussions on climate services
Officials from Laos and other countries gathered in Puno, India, last week to discuss climate services, .. More >>>

Februay 18, 2020
- Spread of virus slows down in China
China (China Daily) -- Increasing signs of a stable slowdown in the spread of novel coronavirus pneumonia in .. More >>>

Februay 17, 2020
- UK team begins tests on coronavirus vaccine
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) -- A group of scientists from Imperial College London has reportedly become the first team outside China to begin animal testing on a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. .. More >>>

Februay 14, 2020
- Virus control, economy seen as priorities
China (China Daily/ANN) -- A key meeting presided over by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee.. More >>>

Februay 13, 2020
- WHO chief urges international effort in virus fight
(China Daily) -- The head of the World Health Organisation has called on nations worldwide to show.. More >>>

Februay 12, 2020
- HK donates US$143m, medical gear to help mainland fight virus
(China Daily) -- The Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR pledged on .. More >>>

Februay 11, 2020
- Dr M: I asked Trump to resign to ‘save America’
PUTRAJAYA (The Star) -- Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says that he called for the resignation of United States President Donald Trump to
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Februay 10, 2020
- Wuhan to isolate sources of virus
(China Daily) -- Wuhan, the epicentre of the ongoing outbreak of the novel coronavirus, has begun making door-to-door visits to identify people who are infected or suspected to be in order to reduce sources of infection. .. More >>>

Februay 7, 2020
- US Senate acquits Trump on both articles of impeachment
WASHINGTON (Xinhua) -- US President Donald Trump was acquitted on Wednesday afternoon by the Senate after the chamber voted down both articles of impeachment against him that the House approved late last year... More >>>

Februay 6, 2020
- Suspected infection rates show decline in new coronavirus numbers
China (China Daily) -- The number of suspected infections of the novel coronavirus grew at .. More >>>

Februay 5, 2020
- WHO chief says widespread travel bans not needed to beat virus
(China Daily) -- The head of the World Health Organisation said on Monday there was no need for .. More >>>

Februay 4, 2020
- Superfast hospital in Wuhan ready
China (China Daily) -- A 1,000-bed hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, will begin receiving highly .. More >>>

Februay 3, 2020
- “Dawn of new era” marked as Britain leaves EU
LONDON (Xinhua) -- Memories, celebrations and commiserations marked a historic day that will be narrated differently by the Brexiteers and Europhiles in the future. .. More >>>

January 31, 2020
- Charter flights approved to fly travellers back to Wuhan
China (China Daily) - Civil Aviation Administration of China has approved several airlines.. More >>>

January 30, 2020
- Scientists embark on hunt for vaccines and medicines
China (China Daily) -- As the whole nation joins efforts to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak, .. More >>>

January 29, 2020
- WHO leader praises China’s response to novel coronavirus outbreak
(China Daily) -- China’s powerful system and the effective measures it has .. More >>>

January 28, 2020
- Death toll soars to 36 in eastern Turkey earthquake
ISTANBUL (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey on .. More >>>

January 27, 2020
- Palestinian, Russian presidents meet on Israeli-Palestinian situation
BETHLEHEM (Xinhua) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Thursday evening
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January 24, 2020
- UK lawmakers approve Brexit bill after House of Lords backs down over changes
LONDON (Xinhua) -- Britain’s Brexit withdrawal bill was finally approved Wednesday night after historic votes in the Houses .. More >>>

January 23, 2020
- China reports 440 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia
BEIJING (Xinhua) -- Chinese health authorities announced Wednesday that 440 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by.. More >>>

January 22, 2020
- UK warned of price rises after Brexit
(China Daily) -- British consumers could face post-Brexit price rises after Chancellor Sajid Javid ruled out alignment with .. More >>>

January 21, 2020
- Escalation of US-EU digital tax conflict feared
(China Daily) -- Now that China and the United States have agreed on phase one of a broader trade deal to .. More >>>

January 20, 2020
- Trump impeachment trial in US Senate gets underway
WASHINGTON (Xinhua) -- US Chief Justice John Roberts was sworn in on Thursday afternoon on the Senate floor for the long-awaited impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump, the third president in US .. More >>>

January 17, 2020
- Robberies in Singapore Strait at four-year high
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN)--The number of robbery incidents against ships in the Singapore Strait increased to 31 last year, compared with seven in 2018... More >>>

January 16, 2020
- Vietnam responds to China’s pneumonia outbreak
HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN)--The Vietnam Public Health Emergency Operation Centre said.. More >>>

January 15, 2020
- Talks between Libyan warring leaders in Moscow go positively: Turkish president
ANKARA (Xinhua) -- Negotiations between Libya’s warring leaders in Moscow are going positively, .. More >>>

January 14, 2020
- Thousands evacuated as Philippine volcano threatens big eruption
MANILA (Xinhua) -- Nearly 50,000 people living near a volcano on an island close to the .. More >>>

January 13, 2020
- Parliamentary cooperation promotes Vietnam-Laos friendship
Hanoi (Vietnam News) -- Vietnam-Laos parliamentary collaboration helps boost the traditional friendship between the two nations .. More >>>

January 10, 2020
- FMs of Egypt, France, Greece, Cyprus say Turkey’s security deals with Libyan gov’t “invalid”
CAIRO (Xinhua) -- The foreign ministers of Egypt, France, Greece and Cyprus described as “invalid” the two deals signed between.. More >>>

January 9, 2020
- Opposition MPs fail to dent Johnson’s Brexit strategy in first votes of new year
LONDON (Xinhua/China Daily) -- British lawmakers started a three-day Brexit debate Tuesday on their first House of Commons sitting of the new year... More >>>

January 8, 2020
- PM launches Vietnam’s 2020 Asean Chairmanship
Hanoi (Vietnam News) -- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a ceremony in Hanoi .. More >>>

January 7, 2020
- JNU V-C behaving like a ‘mobster who perpetuates violence’: Students’ union
New Delhi (The Statesman) -- A day after unprecedented violence was unleashed on the .. More >>>

January 6, 2020
- Jakarta mounts rescue ops as flood death toll rises
JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ANN) -- Social Affairs Minister Juliari Batubara told reporters last week that 19 victims had been positively identified, adding that their families would each receive US$1,083 from the government. .. More >>>

January 3, 2020
- Death toll in Jakarta’s floods rises to 16
Jakarta (Kyodo News) -- The death toll in the worst flooding to hit Indonesia’s capital Jakarta in over a decade has increased to 16.. More >>>

January 2, 2020
- 2020 to have ‘milestone significance’
China (China Daily) -- China’s GDP is expected to edge close to 100 trillion yuan (US$14.3 trillion) with.... More >>>

December 31, 2019
- Philippine typhoon death toll rises to 47, nine still missing
MANILA (Xinhua) -- The official death toll from Typhoon Phanfone has risen to 47 .. More >>>

December 30, 2019
- Lao FM commits support to Vietnam
Hanoi (Vietnam News) - Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith has said that the Party, State, Government and people of Laos will do their best to help .. More >>>

December 27, 2019
- Tanker in Singapore Strait boarded by pirates on Christmas Day, 30 incidents recorded so far in 2019
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times) -- A tanker in the Singapore Strait was boarded by pirates on Wednesday (Dec 25), just two days after a couple of piracy attempts in the strait were thwarted... More >>>

December 26, 2019
- UN-backed Libyan gov’t accuses east-based army of deadly shelling in capital
TRIPOLI (Xinhua) -- The UN-backed Libyan government forces accused the rival east-based army of killing four civilians on.. More >>>

December 25, 2019
- Two piracy attempts in Singapore Strait on Dec 23; five attacks in just four days
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) -- The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and .. More >>>

December 24, 2019
- Pro-military party wins by-election in north-eastern Thailand, blow for opposition
BANGKOK (The Straits Times/ANN) -- The ruling pro-military coalition in Thailand on Sunday .. More >>>

December 23, 2019
- South Australian govt under fire over legalisation of genetically modified crops
CANBERRA (Xinhua/China Daily) -- A ban on genetically modified (GM) crops in South Australia (SA) will be lifted from the start of 2020.
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December 20, 2019
- US House passes Trump impeachment, trial uncertainty remains
WASHINGTON (Xinhua) -- The Democrat-led US House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress... More >>>

December 19, 2019
- Demonstrators take to the streets in New York to rally for Trump impeachment
NEW YORK (China Daily) -- Demonstrators rallied in New York on Tuesday night to.. More >>>

December 18, 2019
- Regional media cooperation forum opens in China
Chengdu, Sichuan province: The Tenth 10+3 Media Cooperation Forum kicked off on Sunday in Chengdu, .. More >>>

December 17, 2019
- UN climate talks end with no deal on key issue
MADRID, (Xinhua)--The UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) came to an end on Sunday .. More >>>

December 16, 2019
- Adherence to Paris accord key
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN)--China called upon parties to adhere to the Paris climate agreement and uphold multilateralism and the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities, as the 2019 .. More >>>

December 13, 2019
- Friendship, cooperation with Russia a priceless asset 
MOSCOW (Vietnam News/ANN) -- National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended a plenary session of the ..
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December 12, 2019
- China’s civil-use observation satellite sends back 1st detailed images
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) -- China’s best optical Earth observation satellite for civil use has started.. More >>>

December 11, 2019
- No signs of life after New Zealand volcanic eruption: PM
WELLINGTON, (Xinhua) -- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed Tuesday that .. More >>>

December 10, 2019
- Death toll in Delhi fire reaches 43
NEW DELHI (Xinhua) -- The death toll in a fire incident in Delhi on Sunday morning has reached .. More >>>

December 9, 2019
- ADB, EU provide US$26 million for TVET programme in Myanmar
YANGON (Eleven Media Group/ANN) -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) .. More >>>

December 6, 2019
- NATO leaders meet in Britain amid rows
LONDON (Xinhua) -- Leaders of 29 member states of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) gathered north of London Wednesday for a summit that has been dogged by squabbles, differences and the hurling of insults... More >>>

December 5, 2019
- Typhoon death toll rises to 17 in Philippines
MANILA,(Xinhua) -- At least 17 people have died in the typhoon that unleashed torrents of rain and.. More >>>

December 4, 2019
- Several SEA Games events canceled due to Typhoon Tisoy
MANILA (Philippine Inquirer /ANN) -- Schedules of several events in the .. More >>>

December 3, 2019
- Singapore resident employment rate edges up but income growth slows: MOM
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) -- The resident employment rate was slightly higher in June this year compared to the same month last year despite economic headwinds, according to an advance labour force report on last week. .. More >>>

November 29, 2019
- New European Commission approved by EU lawmakers
STRASBOURG, (Xinhua) -- A new European Commission with Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen as its first female president was approved by the European Parliament here on Wednesday... More >>>

November 28, 2019
- Estonian president reiterates support for Ukraine’s reform plan
TALLINN (Xinhua) -- Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid on Tuesday reiterated her country’s support to Ukraine’s reform plan to improve people’s living.. More >>>

November 27, 2019
- Plan calls for expressway running through Ginza to become elevated walkway
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) -- An elevated expressway that weaves through the Ginza district and is projected to become obsolete will be.. More >>>

November 26, 2019
- Lao delegation attends summit of Asean audit bodies
A Lao delegation recently attended the 5th Asean Supreme Audit Institutions (ASEANSAI) Summit, .. More >>>

November 25, 2019
- Two more witnesses testify publicly in Trump impeachment inquiry
WASHINGTON (Xinhua) -- The last two witnesses scheduled for publicly testifying before a House panel as part of an impeachment inquiry
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November 22, 2019
- Vietnam highlights Asean’s efforts to observe child rights
HANOI (Vietnam News/ANN) -- Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission .. More >>>

November 21, 2019
- South Korea, UNESCO to cooperate toward listing DMZ as world heritage
PARIS (The Korea Herald/ANN) -- Culture Minister Park Yang-woo and UNESCO chief Audrey Azoulay agreed.. More >>>

November 20, 2019
- Global media executives discuss media opportunities, challenges in new era
SHANGHAI (Xinhua) -- Senior executives of major media organisations from around the world on Monday .. More >>>

November 19, 2019
- Gota wins presidential election, extends olive branch to all
SRI LANKA (The Island/ANN) -- President elect, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, on Sunday pledged to fully assist .. More >>>

November 18, 2019
- China’s Mars mission test opened to foreigners
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) -- China carried out a key experiment for its coming Mars mission in Huailai, Hebei province, on Thursday in front of dozens of foreign diplomats and journalists. .. More >>>

November 15, 2019
- Cambodia studying EU’s preliminary report on EBA
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Wednesday said the government was studying the EU Commission’s preliminary report.. More >>>

November 14, 2019
- Further casualties avoided but homes lost in Australian bushfires
(Xinhua) -- Fire crews remained on high alert in eastern Australia on Wednesday, despite more favourable conditions in.. More >>>

November 13, 2019
- Singapore to invest US$2 billion in green funds to drive climate action
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) -- Singapore will invest US$2 billion (S$2.7 billion) in funds that have a .. More >>>

November 12, 2019
- Incumbent president leads Romania’s presidential elections: exit polls
BUCHAREST (Xinhua) -- Exit polls showed that incumbent Romanian President Klaus Iohannis was .. More >>>

November 11, 2019
- Power shortages again in dry season, says Cambodian prime minister
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) -- Cambodia will face power shortages from the end of this year throughout .. More >>>

November 8, 2019
- Jokowi dreams bigger than Dubai: making new capital city ‘the best on earth’
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) -- President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has revealed that he has dreams for the new capital bigger than those of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).. More >>>

November 7, 2019
- Nepal: Tanahu folk hold puja to prevent leopard attacks
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) -- As leopards continue to enter human settlements, locals in Tanahun have been scrambling
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November 6, 2019
- GrabFood warns customers of longer wait with e-scooter ban on footpaths
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN)--Customers should be prepared for longer waits and even having their orders cancelled when.. More >>>

November 5, 2019
- Regional free trade pact likely to be sealed in 2020
NONTHABURI (The Nation/ANN) -- It is likely that the world’s largest free trade pact can be concluded next year,.. More >>>

November 4, 2019
- Asia vulnerable to rising sea levels
 Bangkok (ANN) -- A new projection method which uses artificial intelligence has found that as many as 150 million people are currently
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November 1, 2019
- Asia can be voice of moderation, forge common cause despite US-China tensions:
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) -- ESM Goh said China is pulling ahead in 5G technology and artificial intelligence, and the US
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October 31, 2019
- Prabowo no longer barred from the US: Gerindra executive
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) -- Gerindra Party chairman Prabowo Subianto, who currently serves as Indonesia’s defense minister,.. More >>>

October 30, 2019
- Party leader, President meets Lao counterpart
Hanoi (Vietnam News/ANN) -- Party General Secretary, President Nguyen Phu Trọng on Monday .. More >>>

October 29, 2019
- Abe quickly replaces industry minister to minimise impact on administration
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s quick decision to effectively remove .. More >>>

October 28, 2019
- Masako blossoms in role of Japan’s Empress
TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN -- Japan’s Empress Masako, having long struggled with what the imperial household terms .. More >>>

October 25, 2019
- Lao media get first-hand look at China’s tourist attractions
Shanghai, China: A group of 13 media personnel from Laos have been visiting some of China’s top tourist attractions over the past 12 days, taking in the sites of four provinces... More >>>

October 24, 2019
- Over 19m Bangladeshi children at frontline of climate change disaster
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN)-- In a country where 60 percent of the population counts on.. More >>>

October 23, 2019
- Japanese emperor wishes for the people’s happiness
Tokyo (The Yomiuri Shimbun/ANN)--The ceremony of enthronement was held Tuesday at .. More >>>

October 22, 2019
- Mahfud, Gojek’s Nadiem ‘ready’ to join Jokowi’s Cabinet
Jakarta (The Jakarta Post/ANN) -- On the day when President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo promised to .. More >>>

October 21, 2019
- Vietnam’s schools need to focus on entrepreneurship: official
HANOI (Vietnam News/ANN)--Entrepreneurship has been ignored by schools and young people in Vietnam for too long .. More >>>

October 18, 2019
- South Korean, Asean officials look ahead to special summit, stronger regional ties
BUSAN (The Korean Herald/ANN)--Ahead of the highly anticipated summit in Busan next month between the leaders of South Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, top officials from participating countries gathered in the.. More >>>

October 17, 2019
- Train journey marks 30th anniversary of Asean-Korea
Republic of Korea: Some 200 delegates from the 10 Asean Member States and Korea representing government,.. More >>>

October 16, 2019
- In China, initial research on rocket ends successfully
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) -- Report says spacecraft carrier will be bigger, stronger than Long March 5. The preliminary research on China’s new generation of manned spacecraft-carrying rocket has concluded successfully, paving the way for the program’s next steps, according to China Space News, the flagship newspaper in the country’s space industry. The newspaper reported recently that the research results were reviewed and approved on Wednesday by the China Manned Space Agency, which governs the nation’s manned space activities. Experts from the agency said the results will be adopted in the research and development of the new carrier rocket, which has yet to be named. .. More >>>

October 15, 2019
- Typhoon leaves widespread damage
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) -- Powerful Typhoon No. 19 barreled north through the Kanto region, .. More >>>

October 14, 2019
- Colombian peace process moves forward through challenging period: UN envoy
UNITED NATIONS, (Xinhua) -- The top UN envoy in Colombia said Thursday that the peace process has continued to .. More >>>

October 11, 2019
- Yoshino, 2 others win Nobel Prize in Chemistry
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) -- Chemist Akira Yoshino shared this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry with scientists John Goodenough and Stanley .. More >>>

October 10, 2019
- Turkish parliament extends motion for cross-border operations in Iraq, Syria
ANKARA (Xinhua) -- Turkish parliament on Tuesday extended a motion for the government’s authority to.. More >>>

October 9, 2019
- Disaster prevention in Japan adds young, bold voice
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) -- An 8-year-old girl in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, born a month before the .. More >>>

October 8, 2019
- Migrant workers: 120 more return from Saudi Arabia
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) -- The number of returned migrant workers from the .. More >>>

October 7, 2019
- Damage from Mitag grows after typhoon brings heavy rain to Korea
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) -- South Korea remains on alert for damage stemming from Typhoon Mitag, which exited the peninsula Thursday morning after battering the country in heavy downpour, takin lives, flooding homes and roads and damaging properties. .. More >>>

October 4, 2019
- NA leader welcomes Lao PM in Hanoi
Hanoi (Vietnam News) -- National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thị Kim Ngan met with visiting Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith in Hanoi on Wednesday... More >>>

October 3, 2019
- WhatsApp begins testing self-destructing messages
Jakarta (The Jakarta Post/ANN) -- Popular messaging app WhatsApp is .. More >>>

October 2, 2019
- President Xi reviews armed forces on National Day for first time
BEIJING (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping reviewed the armed forces in the heart of Beijing on .. More >>>

October 1, 2019
- Loyal ministers back British PM’s Brexit pledge
LONDON (Xinhua/China Daily) -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson ignited the Brexit debate Sunday, .. More >>>

September 30, 2019
- China strongly condemns US bill meddling in HK affairs
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) -- China on Thursday expressed indignation and opposition to a Hong Kong-related bill approved .. More >>>

September 27, 2019
- Building a better future with tech: World Knowledge Forum second day
SOUTH KOREA, Seoul:  Building a better future with technology was one of the stimulating topics debated by experienced speakers on
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September 26, 2019
- World forum promoting knowledge revolution 5.0 launched in Seoul
SOUTH KOREA, Seoul: Thousands of attendees, along with world-class speakers.. More >>>

September 25, 2019
- Guterres urges concrete action at UN climate summit
UNITED NATIONS (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday .. More >>>

September 24, 2019
- South Koreans join global climate protest
SEOUL (Korea Herald/ANN) -- South Koreans, young and old alike, took to the streets to .. More >>>

September 23, 2019
- Asia believes in openness, working together:
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Trade tensions and shifting alliances may roil the world but Asia remains a bright spot, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said lastweek. .. More >>>

September 20, 2019
- Overseas study no longer only for China’s elite
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) -- In recent decades, millions of Chinese have attended schools and colleges in other countries... More >>>

September 19, 2019
- Baby girl and elderly man reported to have died because of haze in Sumatra
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) -- A baby girl and an elderly man reported to have.. More >>>

September 18, 2019
- British PM comes face to face with EU leader, insists on Brexit deadline of Oct. 31
LONDON (Xinhua) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson ended a hectic day .. More >>>

September 17, 2019
- Science and technology vital to Vietnam’s development
HANOI (Vietnam News/ANN) -- With increasing international integration, science and .. More >>>

September 16, 2019
- New ways to fund quality journalism needed: ST editor
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) -- Media around the world are building new sources of revenue to keep newsrooms going .. More >>>

September 13, 2019
- New ministers begin work as Abe Cabinet faces challenges
TOKYO, Japan (Kyodo News) -- Japan’s newly appointed ministers got to work on Thursday, taking over their portfolios from predecessors replaced the day before by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a major Cabinet reshuffle... More >>>

September 12, 2019
- Rohingya Return: Fresh conflicts in Rakhine making it more difficult
DHAKA (The Daily State/ANN) -- UN High Commissioner for Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet fears.. More >>>

September 11, 2019
- Italy’s PM Conte unveils new gov’t program to lower house, winning first confidence
ROME (Xinhua) -- Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s new gov-ernment won the first confidence vote .. More >>>

September 10, 2019
- Ministers of Sudan’s transitional cabinet sworn in
KHARTOUM, (Xinhua) -- Ministers of Sudan’s transitional cabinet on Sunday .. More >>>

September 9, 2019
- Wildfire raging near Athens resort, arson suspected
ATHENS, (Xinhua) -- Greek firefighters were battling a wildfire which was raging on Thursday at the Nea Makri coastal resort .. More >>>

September 6, 2019
- Torrential rain in Vietnam claims four lives, eight missing
HANOI (Vietnam News/ANN) -- At least four people have been killed and eight others remain missing in central .. More >>>

September 5, 2019
- UNSC to highlight cooperation with regional organisations, Africa issues in September
UNITED NATIONS (Xinhua) -- United Nations Security Council will highlight UN cooperation with.. More >>>

September 4, 2019
- 34 unaccounted for, 5 rescued after boat fire off California coast
LOS ANGELES (Xinhua) -- A total of 34 people are unaccounted for and five .. More >>>

September 3, 2019
- Thailand, South Korea sign six MOUs as Moon visits
BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) -- Thai Prime Minister Prayut Cha-o-cha and South Korean President Moon Jae-in witnessed the .. More >>>

September 2, 2019
- Vietnam, RoK foster labour cooperation
HANOI (Vietnam News/ANN) -- Vietnam’s Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Ministry of Employment .. More >>>

August 30, 2019
- Thousands gather to protest against PM’s announcement to suspend Parliament
LONDON (Xinhua) -- Thousands of people gathered in city squares across Britain Wednesday night to protest against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement he is to suspend the House of Commons... More >>>

August 29, 2019
- Dengue still raging in Bhutan’s Phuentsholing
PHUENTSHOLING, Bhutan (Kuensel/ANN) -- Dengue cases  have risen in weeks to 1,468 in the border town of Phuentsholing. .. More >>>

August 28, 2019
- Lao waterworks officials make a splash with training in Japan
Lao government officials have completed a training course in Tokyo, Japan, on administration and .. More >>>

August 27, 2019
- Rifts on trade, Iranian nuclear deal further divide G7 on 2nd summit day
BIARRITZ, France (Xinhua) -- As the Group of Seven (G7) summit entered into its second day, .. More >>>

August 26, 2019
- Leaders of China, Laos discuss deadly bus accident
(China Daily) -- President Xi Jinping told his Lao counterpart, Bounnhang Vorachit, that he hopes officials in both China and Laos .. More >>>

August 23, 2019
- Chinese-funded youth centre starts construction near Tunisian capital
TUNIS (Xinhua) -- The groundbreaking ceremony of a Chinese-funded youth cultural centre was held on Wednesday near the.. More >>>

August 22, 2019
- Vietnam, Cambodia seek ways to step up bilateral ties
Phnom Penh (Vietnam News/ANN) -- The Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) within the.. More >>>

August 21, 2019
- Afghan president vows to combat terrorism in Independence Day speech
KABUL (Xinhua) -- Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has pledged to .. More >>>

August 20, 2019
- Chinese tourists injured in bus accident in Moscow
MOSCOW (Xinhua) -- A bus carrying a group of 30 Chinese tourists, a tour guide .. More >>>

August 18, 2019
- China releases white paper on vocational education, training in Xinjiang, hails key victory in counter-terrorism
(Global Times) -- China on Friday released a white paper on vocational education and training in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region .. More >>>

August 16, 2019
- Violence at HK airport condemned
China (China Daily) -- Two organisations of the central government expressed strong indignation and condemnation on Wednesday over violent acts.. More >>>

August 15, 2019
- HK court bans protesters from airport
(China Daily) -- On Wednesday morning, a Hong Kong court issued an interim ..... More >>>

August 14, 2019
- Floods take heavy toll on six provinces in Cambodia
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) -- The National Committee for Disaster Management said six provinces .. More >>>

August 13, 2019
- Kerala floods: 72 dead, 58 missing; Rahul Gandhi visits relief camps
New Delhi (The Statesman) -- As many as 72 people have lost their lives and at least 58 others .. More >>>

August 12, 2019
- HK residents cherish peace and order
Hongkok (China Daily/ANN)--An opinion poll held during a major rally held in Hong Kong last weekend showed most participants hoped that the city’s .. More >>>

August 9, 2019
- Delhi airport on high alert; domestic flyers urged to report 3 hours before departure
India (The Statesman) -- The Government has put Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on high alert in the wake of recent developments in Jammu and Kashmir and the Independence Day celebrations... More >>>

August 8, 2019
- Singapore ranks 32 out of 40 in new index on work-life balance
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times) -- Singapore is in the bottom quarter of 40 cities when .. More >>>

August 7, 2019
- Death from dengue in Bangladesh: most were infected a second time
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) -- Three more people died of dengue on Monday, taking the .. More >>>

August 6, 2019
- 9 killed, 26 injured in overnight bar shooting in US state of Ohio
WASHINGTON (Xinhua) -- Nine people were killed with 26 others injured early .. More >>>

August 5, 2019
- 28,000 additional troops being deployed in Kashmir, say reports; MHA calls them ‘speculations’
New Delhi (The Statesman) -- After reports of over 28,000 additional troops of paramilitary forces being deployed in the Kashmir valley, the Ministry of Home Affairs said that these were just “speculations”. .. More >>>

August 2, 2019
- China, Singapore pledge to boost bilateral cooperation
BANGKOK (Xinhua) -- China and Singapore have pledged to boost bilateral cooperation... More >>>

August 1, 2019
- 911 children split at border since 2018 court order
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- More than 900 children, including babies and toddlers, were separated from their.. More >>>

July 31, 2019
- 13 killed, 23 injured in Saudi-led airstrike on market in Yemen’s Saada
SANAA (Xinhua) -- At least 13 people were killed when a Saudi-led coalition .. More >>>

July 30, 2019
- Death toll in attack at Afghan political office rises to 20
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The death toll from an attack against the Kabul office .. More >>>

July 29, 2019
- Ebola’s life and death struggle in eastern Congo
BENI, Congo (AP) -- They made their way through the thick forest like astronauts carrying a fallen comrade. Their booted steps were slow and deliberate as .. More >>>

July 26, 2019
- Britain’s new PM assembles top team in biggest reshuffle for over 50 years
LONDON (Xinhua) -- Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named the first of his new front bench ministers on Wednesday night
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July 25, 2019
- Death toll rises to 11 in SW China landslide
GUIYANG (Xinhua/China Daily) -- Eleven people are dead after a landslide.. More >>>

July 24, 2019
- Trump expands fast-track deportation authority across US
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Trump administration announced Monday that it will .. More >>>

July 23, 2019
- Mekong-Lancang media organisations enhance cooperation
Kunming, Yunnan province: Media organisations from China and the four Mekong .. More >>>

July 22, 2019
- Germany marks 75th anniversary of plot to kill Hitler
BERLIN (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Europeans to confront populism, nationalism .. More >>>

July 19, 2019
- Scientific reseach and policy making connect to tackle plastic pollution
HANOI (Vietnam News) -- There must be close ties between scientific researching and policy making to tackle plastic pollution in Vietnam, environmental campaigners have said... More >>>

July 18, 2019
- 14 dead in Mumbai building collapse; death toll likely to rise, massive rescue ops on
New Delhi (The Statesman) -- The death toll in the Kesarbai building collapse rose to 14 on.. More >>>

July 17, 2019
- At least 50 feared trapped as four storey building collapses in Mumbai
(The Statesman) -- At least 50 people are feared trapped after a four-storey building collapsed in the .. More >>>

July 16, 2019
- 17 dead or missing as rainstorms sweep central, east, south China
BEIJING (Xinhua) -- At least 17 people were killed or missing and thousands evacuated as torrential downpours .. More >>>

July 15, 2019
- Palestinian president underlines importance of Egyptian role in national reconciliation
RAMALLAH (Xinhua) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday stressed the importance of continuing Egyptian efforts to end the Palestinian internal division and efforts .. More >>>

July 12, 2019
- Asean ‘crucial for Australia’s economic, security interests’: officials
Southeast Asian countries offer enormous potential and opportunities, and the region is crucial for Australia’s economic and security interests, Australian officials told media from Asean countries. Journalists from Brunei, Indonesia, Laos, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam recently visited Australia on the Asean International Media Visit Programme organised by Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The media trip showcased Australia’s engagement with Asean and reflected why the 10 member regional grouping matters for Australia.
Economically, Asean with a combined market of more than 600 consumers is crucial for Australia’s growth. .. More >>>

July 11, 2019
- HK chief vows reform of governance
(China Daily) -- Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region,.. More >>>

July 10, 2019
- Laos’ strategy on infrastructure to connect with Asean
The 7th Asean Connectivity Forum is taking place from July 9-10 at the International Seoul COEX, .. More >>>

July 9, 2019
- US threatens Iran with more ‘isolation, sanctions’ after nuclear expansion
WASHINGTON (Xinhua/China Daily) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on .. More >>>

July 8, 2019
- Thailand’s opposition pushes for Prayut’s disqualification as cabinet member
Bangkok (The Nation) -- Chuan Leekpai, in his capacity as House of Representatives speaker, on Friday forwarded a petition to Constitutional Court calling for the disqualification of PM .. More >>>

July 5, 2019
- Police, land protesters clash
Cambodia (The Phnom Penh Post) -- More than 100 villagers, representing 197 families from Chi Khor Krom and Chi Khor Leu communes in Koh Kong province’s Sre Ambel district.. More >>>

July 4, 2019
- Xi, Turkish president hold talks, agreeing to deepen strategic cooperation
BEIJING (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with his Turkish.. More >>>

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