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Thu, 11 Aug 2022 06:05:01 GMT
S.Korea's ICT products export falls in July
SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's export of information and communications technology (ICT) products logged the first fall in over two years last month, government data showed Thursday. ICT products shipment dwindled 0.7 percent over the year ...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 05:49:02 GMT
S.Korea logs about 7.7 bln USD of trade deficit in 1st 10 days of August
SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- South Korea logged a trade deficit in the first 10 days of August due to a faster increase in import than export, customs office data showed Thursday. The trade deficit amounted to 7.68 billion U.S. dollars in the Aug. 1-10...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 02:40:30 GMT
Outsiders, Entity, BOOM stay alive at PGL Arlington
Outsiders, Entity and BOOM Esports kept their playoff dreams alive Wednesday by notching lower-bracket wins at the PGL Arlington Major in Arlington, Texas. Outsiders blanked Royal Never Give Up 2-0, Entity rallied past Evil Geniuses 2-1 and BOOM bea...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 23:37:09 GMT
China's spy ship at few nautical miles away from Sri Lanka's Hambantota despite "defer" request
Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 11 (ANI): Yuan Wang 5, the Chinese research and Survey vessel, continues to proceed to Sri Lanka's port of Hambantota despite the authorities of the island country asked Beijing to defer the visit, local media reported. On...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 16:18:02 GMT
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Aug. 10
TOKYO -- Japan logged 250,403 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, a daily record high, amid concerns over a strain on the medical system due to a new wave of the pandemic. Fueled by the highly transmissible Omicron BA.5 subvariant, the daily tally surpa...

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Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:44:45 +0800
China and Nepal to build trans-Himalayan network
China and Nepal have agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity Network, the foreign ministry said, following a meeting between the foreign ministers of the two countries. As part of the agreement, Foreign Minister Wang Yi sa...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 22:28:17 +0800
Beijing publishes white paper on Taiwan
Beijing published a white paper on Taiwan on Wednesday, reiterating that Taiwan is part of China and demonstrating the commitment of the Communist Party and the Chinese people to reunification. According to the document released by the Taiwan Affair...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 17:40:15 +0800
PLA 'completes various tasks' around Taiwan
The People’s Liberation Army has "completed various tasks" around Taiwan but will conduct regular patrols, it said on Wednesday. In a brief statement, the PLA's Eastern Theater Command said its series of joint military operations in the sea and ai...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 17:10:08 +0800
China, UK to resume direct passenger flights: embassy
China and Britain have agreed to resume direct passenger flights between the two countries, the British embassy in China said on Wednesday. Direct flights would initially be provided by Chinese airlines, and the resumption of flights by British Airw...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 16:54:55 +0800
China's factory inflation hits 17-month low
China's factory-gate inflation eased to a 17-month low in July, defying global cost pressures as slower domestic construction weighed on raw material demand, although consumer price gains hit a two-year high as pork supplies tightened. The producer ...

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Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:25:00 +0800
People flock to Food Expo despite tasting ban
The Food Expo got underway on Thursday, with visitors expressing mixed views on the product tasting ban in force for a second year due to the pandemic. Some people queued up overnight to be among the first visitors to the five-day event at the Conv...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 12:27:02 +0800
Hong Kong must work to attract IT talent: John Lee
Chief Executive John Lee said on Thursday that Hong Kong needs to grab international talent in innovation and technology. Making a speech at an IT summit, he said this was among the views he collected in recent consultation sessions for his policy a...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 12:26:13 +0800
2,200 babies and toddlers inoculated: Ingrid Yeung
The government said on Thursday that around 2,200 children aged between six months and three years have been given the Sinovac vaccine since it became available to the age group a week ago. That’s according to the Secretary for the Civil Service,...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 10:55:23 +0800
Five injured in nine-car collision on Tuen Mun Road
Five people were injured in a nine-car pile-up on Tuen Mun Road on Thursday morning. At around 7:30am, seven private vehicles, a taxi and a van collided near Tsing Lung Tau San Tsuen. The accident happened on the Tsuen Wan-bound carriageway. Five ...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 09:43:41 +0800
'CX recovery on cards but could take 1-2 years'
An aviation analyst says the reduction of hotel quarantine to three nights should boost business for Cathay Pacific, but that it could take up to two years for it to return to pre-pandemic levels. The airline on Wednesday reported a first-half loss...

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Teacher's Day Special: Need to prepare teachers for role of educational therapists
Teacher's Day is going to be observed on September 5 with the same rituals as usual. However, there is a need to discuss certain serious issues of educational practices and emergent roles of teachers.

When we die each day to all that is old; there can be the new: J Krishnamurti
"There can be nothing new; there can be nothing creative, in that which has continuance - which is fairly obvious. It is only when continuity ends that there is a possibility of that which is ever new. But it is this ending that we dread and we don't...

Bungalows, a vanishing lifestyle: My tale of two cities
Mumbai's famous landmark, the Gateway of India marks the spot where King George V and Queen Mary landed in 1911. They were on their way to lay the foundation stone for the up and coming new capital of India, which was being shifted from Calcutta to w...

Jaipur celebrates Janmashtami with a music and art festival dedicated to theme of life and works of Lord Krishna
In Jaipur, the new trends in of celebrating Krishna Janmashtami are emerging. One of them is in form of cultural event called "Mere To Girdhar Gopal Art and Music Festival" at the KK Square in C-Scheme in the city. Along with the singing of devotiona...

Digitisation of research-facilitative material in disability education is helpful in planning differentiated learning: Study
"Learning by differently abled children with their diverse needs necessitates the develioment of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) after their assessment and diagnosis is done. The process becomes efficient and effective if evidence-based and cli...

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Wed, 10 Aug 2022 16:30:02 GMT
Foxconn to develop EV industry in Indonesia this year: minister
JAKARTA, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia's Investment Minister Bahlil Lahadalia said Wednesday that China's Taiwan region's tech giant Hon Hai Precision Industry, widely known as Foxconn, had signed a deal with the government and a domestic private com...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 16:05:23 GMT
Indonesia targets zero new foot-and-mouth cases by yearend
JAKARTA, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia is targeting zero new cases of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) by the end of this year as vaccination has reached more livestock, government spokesperson for FMD handing Wiku Adisasmito said here Wednesday. "The nu...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 13:49:02 GMT
Chinese shuttlers gear up for BWF World Championships after draw
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- The Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced the draws for the 2022 World Badminton Championships on Wednesday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The 2022 championships, to be held on August 22 in Tokyo, will feature five ...

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 16:05:15 GMT
Indonesia cuts reference price threshold for CPO export tax
JAKARTA, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Starting Tuesday, Indonesia lowered the reference threshold for crude palm oil (CPO) export tax to 680 U.S. dollars per ton from 750 dollars per ton, according to the Finance Ministry. Under the new policy, CPO export and ...

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 16:05:15 GMT
Indonesia opts for wheat alternative to address food security
JAKARTA, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia is preparing for alternatives to replace wheat whose supply chain has been disrupted by conflicts in Ukraine, the Agriculture Ministry said on Tuesday. Ismail Wahab, cereal director at the directorate general of ...

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Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:58:55 +0800
Malaysian Examinations Council: STPM results out on Aug 18
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 — The Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) 2021 results will be announced on August 18. The M...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:51:39 +0800
In KL, unemployed man fined RM7,000 for improper use of network facility to call for rally during pandemic
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 — An unemployed man was fined RM7,000 by the Sessions Court here today for improper use of network...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:42:23 +0800
In PSD circular, govt dept heads told to ensure only Malay language used in every official function 
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 11 — In an effort to empower the use of the Malay language in public service, heads of departments must e...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:34:26 +0800
Electricity tariff subsidies to cost govt RM6.51b this year, says deputy minister
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 — The government will be spending RM6.51 billion in electricity tariff subsidies this year to ensur...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:32:36 +0800
After backlash, Hospital Sungai Buloh withdraws food delivery ban
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 — Hospital Sungai Buloh has reversed a decision banning online food delivery services for patients...


Pakistan World News

Thu, 11 Aug 22 06:42:20 +0500
A year after Biden's Afghanistan exit, accountability in short supply
Biden's administration has moved on without properly assessing lessons from the 20-year war and the Taliban victory

Thu, 11 Aug 22 06:49:42 +0500
'Freedom, happiness, opportunities': Afghan women learn to swim, drive in Australia
Some of the women at the centre chose not to speak in front of the camera, for the safety of family back home

Thu, 11 Aug 22 06:38:27 +0500
North Korea declares victory over COVID, suggests leader Kim had it
The World Health Organization has cast doubts on North Korea's assertions

Wed, 10 Aug 22 08:16:02 +0500
Taliban torn over reforms one year after seizing power
Infamous during their first reign Taliban vowed to rule differently this time

Wed, 10 Aug 22 18:12:09 +0500
London children to be offered polio booster as samples found
The last case of polio in the UK, which can cause paralysis, was in 1984

Pakistani News

Thu, 11 Aug 22 07:17:06 +0500
ICT police says raid on Gill's driver's house 'legal'
Says the scope of the case could be extended to other provinces

Thu, 11 Aug 22 05:39:11 +0500
PTI distances itself from Gill's remarks
Fawad Chaudhry says Gill’s narrative is not reflective of party's stance

Thu, 11 Aug 22 04:58:11 +0500
COAS Gen Bajwa arrives in UK
ISPR said he will call on the military leadership of the UK during the visit

Wed, 10 Aug 22 13:53:33 +0500
Imran sees conspiracy to pit PTI against army
Ex-PM credits his party for initiating political funding in country

Thu, 11 Aug 22 04:43:45 +0500
India also linked to anti-army propaganda
204 accounts being handled by people within Pakistan and another 17 from India, probe committee reveals


Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:20:00 +0800
Padilla seeks equal rights for same-sex couples in civil union bill
Sen. Robinhood Padilla has filed a bill that seeks to give same-sex couples the same rights enjoyed by married straight couples under the law, saying it is “high time” for the Philippines to do so.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:15:00 +0800
Shopping devices online can just be as good – if not better – as in person
With all the advancements in how businesses run their online stores, shopping for devices online can be, indeed, just as good—if not better—as in person.  

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:41:00 +0800
Marcos mourns death of 'Asia's fastest woman' Lydia de Vega
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Thursday condoled with the family and loved ones of sprint legend Lydia de Vega, saying the late sports icon "fought a good fight."

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:37:00 +0800
DFA: Sabah issue needs 'whole of government' approach
Padilla called on the government to assist the heirs of the last in asserting their commercial rights over Sabah through his privilege speech on Tuesday evening.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:00:00 +0800
Pimentel seeks Senate probe on ‘pricey, outdated’ DepEd laptops
Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Pimentel III is asking the chamber’s Blue Ribbon panel to investigate the laptops bought by the Department of Education through the procurement service of the Department of Budget and Management which the Commission ...

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Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:20:00 +0800
Padilla seeks equal rights for same-sex couples in civil union bill
Sen. Robinhood Padilla has filed a bill that seeks to give same-sex couples the same rights enjoyed by married straight couples under the law, saying it is “high time” for the Philippines to do so.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:41:00 +0800
Marcos mourns death of 'Asia's fastest woman' Lydia de Vega
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Thursday condoled with the family and loved ones of sprint legend Lydia de Vega, saying the late sports icon "fought a good fight."

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:37:00 +0800
DFA: Sabah issue needs 'whole of government' approach
Padilla called on the government to assist the heirs of the last in asserting their commercial rights over Sabah through his privilege speech on Tuesday evening.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:00:00 +0800
Pimentel seeks Senate probe on ‘pricey, outdated’ DepEd laptops
Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Pimentel III is asking the chamber’s Blue Ribbon panel to investigate the laptops bought by the Department of Education through the procurement service of the Department of Budget and Management which the Commission ...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:45:00 +0800
DOH: Close contacts of first monkeypox case still in quarantine
The DOH said the 10 close contacts of the patient—a 31-year-old individual from overseas—remain in quarantine and are asymptomatic.

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Thu, 11 Aug 2022 08:53:00 +0800
Villagers displaced as Moro groups clash in North Cotabato
Two heavily armed Moro groups in the troubled Pikit town in North Cotabato traded shots late Wednesday, sending hundreds of villagers running for their lives.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0800
BF Homes gates regulated by residents
The five gates of BF Homes subdivision in Parañaque City ordered opened to the public by the Human Settlements Adjudication Commission are being regulated again by the homeowners.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0800
Couple caught with P87.6 million drugs
Anti-narcotics officers confiscated yesterday around P87.6 million worth of illegal drugs from a couple during a sting in Cubao, Quezon City.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0800
QCPD official’s car tagged in fatal hit-and-run
A police official is the registered owner of a black Ford Ranger pickup truck, which figured in a hit-and-run accident in Quezon City that killed a tricycle driver and injured a passenger on Saturday.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0800
JPE questions Defensor presence at MMDA meet
President Marcos’ chief legal counsel Juan Ponce Enrile blasted yesterday defeated Quezon City mayoral candidate Mike Defensor over his presence at an official function of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority.

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Wed, 10 Aug 2022 20:14:00 +0800
2 Abu Sayyaf bandits surrender
TWO Abu Sayyaf bandits have surrendered as they wish to live peaceful lives with their families as military offensives continue against them in Basilan and Sulu provinces.They were identified by Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) as Totoh Akalun, ...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 20:13:00 +0800
P6.8-M shabu seized in Tawi-Tawi
LAWMEN have arrested two alleged big-time drug traffickers and seized some P6.8 million worth of illegal drugs in a joint anti-drug operation in the province of Tawi-Tawi, the police reported Wednesday, Wednesday, August 10, 2022.Police Colonel Richa...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 19:55:00 +0800
Juvenile Brahminy kite retrieved in Zamboanga del Sur town
A JUVENILE brahminy kite is now under the care of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) Regional Wildlife Rescue Center in Baclay, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur for proper care and treatment.Rosevirico Tan, DENR regional informat...

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 17:50:00 +0800
Gunman kills 2 Basilan electric firm workers
TWO utility personnel of the Basilan Electric Cooperative (Baselco) were killed in a broad daylight gun attack Tuesday, August 9, 2022, in Isabela City, the capital of Basilan province.Police Lieutenant Colonel Junpikar Sitin, Isabela City police chi...

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 17:47:00 +0800
453 new soldiers join fight against Abu Sayyaf
THE government’s anti-terror campaign got a boost as 453 new soldiers joined the ranks of the 11th Infantry Division (ID), which is dedicated in fighting the Islamic State for Iraq and Syria (ISIS)-affiliated terrorist group in Sulu.The new soldier...

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Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:06:25 +0800
Taiwan fishing community casting for fresh markets after China ban

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:06:00 +0800
DAP demands resignation of Malaysia’s attorney-general and top graft buster over warship deal scandal

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:57:57 +0800
Thor: Love and Thunder pulled from screening as it did not pass Malaysia's censorship guidelines: Minister

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:57:00 +0800
Chinese medical portal censored after doubting herbal 'COVID-19 remedy'

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:53:23 +0800
CNA Explains: Travelling to Hong Kong under its new quarantine rules? Here's what you need to know
Hong Kong is relaxing travel restrictions with a "3+4" quarantine model, as it takes a step towards gradually reopening borders.

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Mon, 06 Dec 2021 09:01:37 +0000
Dog owner fined for fighting with man who asked him to move his pets at HDB lift lobby

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 08:44:54 +0000
Yaw Shin Leong, expelled by WP in 2012 for not addressing alleged affair, now claims party asked him to ‘stay silent’

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 08:55:43 +0000
MAS flags climate change, crypto-assets as emerging long-term vulnerabilities to global financial system

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 07:48:21 +0000
MAS urges homebuyers to exercise prudence, as housing loans drive increase in household debt

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 07:22:10 +0000
2 men charged with cheating S$9,000 in fraudulent Covid-19 relief grant applications

South China Morning Post

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:53:11 +0800
China’s belt and road lending under more scrutiny after IMF tightens debt limits, experts say
Tighter lending standards and debt monitoring at the International Monetary Fund are pressuring borrowers to disclose more information on Chinese loans, former senior staff and analysts say.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:47:38 +0800
113,200 residents leave Hong Kong in 12 months, contributing to 1.6 per cent drop in population census figures show
Figures released by Census and Statistics Department show city’s population slid to 7,291,600 from 7,413,100 the year before.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:08:08 +0800
Hong Kong Food Expo: visitors queue for days in bid to be first in line for big prizes and bargains
Two elderly women who waited at the venue since Monday won 300 cans of abalone in a game.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:00:15 +0800
Secoo, once China’s top online luxury goods retailer, files for bankruptcy amid waning consumer demand
Secoo, once China’s top online luxury goods retailer, has filed a bankruptcy petition for the second time this year, as it faces delisting from Nasdaq and waning consumer buying power.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:41:41 +0800
Kenya election: media tallies differ with 10 million votes counted
Daily Nation newspaper has former Prime Minister Raila Odinga ahead, while Rival outlet Citizen has Deputy President William Ruto in front. No official results have been released.

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Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:31:00 +0700
B21bn savings bond issue dates set
A total of 21 billion baht worth of government savings bonds will go on sale to the public from Aug 22 to 24, a Ministry of Finance official confirmed on Thursday.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:20:00 +0700
Thailand, Malaysia to speed up border infrastructure improvement
Thailand and Malaysia have agreed to expedite the construction of land transport links at their border, to foster trade between the two countries.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:53:00 +0700
Inferno pub death toll rises
The death toll from the fire at Moutain B pub in Chon Buri province rose by one, to 17, on Thursday.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:25:00 +0700
Bangkok governor has B42.85m in assets
Bangkok governor Chadchart Sittipunt has declared assets worth 42.85 million baht including 18.6 million baht worth of land and 10.8 million baht in deposits, according to the National Anti-Corruption Commission.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:22:00 +0700
Google to launch cloud region in Thailand
The internet giant Google has announced its plan to create its first cloud region in Thailand to capture the growing demand for cloud computing services in Thailand and internationally.

Thailand Bangkok Top Stories

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:20:00 +0700
Buried, murdered couple may have links to drug smugglers, say police
NAKHON RATCHASIMA: The slain Vietnamese woman and Nigerian man recently found buried in Chok Chai district were lovers, and their deaths may be linked to transnational crystal methamphetamine trafficking, according to police.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 08:07:00 +0700
Consumer group petitions Norwegian embassy in Thailand
Consumer advocates on Wednesday submitted a petition to the Norwegian embassy in Bangkok, expressing opposition to the planned merger of True Corporation and Total Access Communication (DTAC), saying the move could take a toll on consumer interest du...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 06:45:00 +0700
Phuket recovery relying on Indian flights
Direct flights from India and Australia are helping to sustain Phuket's tourism industry during low season, but a full recovery might not be seen this year as the major Chinese and Russian markets are unable to resume overseas travel, says Thaneth Ta...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 05:45:00 +0700
'Learning boxes' help boost skills
The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the education system, affecting how students learn and testing teachers' ability to keep students engaged in online classes.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 05:39:00 +0700
Flight searches out of Hong Kong jump 290% with Bangkok top pick
Online searches for flights out of Hong Kong surged by 290% in the 24 hours after the government announced shorter hotel quarantine requirements on Monday, according to travel company Expedia Group.

Vietnam Politics

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:32:00 GMT
Japan to provide patrol ships to Vietnam amid maritime row with China
  Japan also agreed to provide two large patrol ships and lend up to five used surveillance aircraft to the PhilippinesJapan to provide planes, ships for Philippines amid sea dispute with ChinaJapan eyes record defence budget to develop anti-ship m...

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 01:00:00 GMT
French president hails preservation of Hanoi Old Quarter
  Francois Hollande was warmly welcomed by Hanoians and tourists in the Old QuarterVietnamese airlines order 40 Airbus jets worth $6.5 billionBeyond the baguette: France's food legacy in VietnamHanoi opens pedestrian zone around iconic Sword LakeFr...

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Philippine president 'responds positively' to Vietnam premier’s visit invitation
  PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc encouraged Philippine businesses to "invest more, have more trade" in Vietnam during his meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 08:16:20 GMT
India PM offers Vietnam $500 million credit line for defense cooperation
  Narendra Modi, the first Indian prime minister to visit Vietnam in 15 yearsIndia plans expanded missile export drive, with China on its mindIndia sets up space facility in Vietnam to monitor East Sea: reportVietnam needs closer strategic partners...

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Vietnam says all will lose in any South China Sea war
  "Recent worrying developments" there "have had a negative impact on the security environment of the region, the country's president said.Schedule announced for Hollande's visit to Vietnam next monthJokowi vows to develop ‘every inch’ of Indon...

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Fri, 10 Apr 2020 03:01:12 GMT
5 Tips and Tricks for Minecraft for Android
  Minecraft is deemed to be one of the popular and successful arcade-style games ever made. 

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 05:00:00 GMT
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 03:44:51 GMT
Vietnam property market: to buy or not to buy?
  The new legislation played a major role in addressing many issues that foreigners previously faced and made Vietnam property market “sexy” againVietnam’s housing market improves in Q2: reportForeigners fuel housing salesIt's still hard for ...

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 03:32:19 GMT
Heroin, nazis, and Agent Orange: inside the $66 billion merger of the year
  These companies used to sell heroin and Agent Orange. Now, they want to form the world’s largest supplier of seeds and pesticides.EU seen approving weed-killer ingredient glyphosate amid cancer rowDow and DuPont to merge in deal to create $130 ...

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 02:00:00 GMT
China issues highest typhoon alert as Meranti makes landfall
  Typhoon Meranti kills 1 in Taiwan; expected to weaken furtherHydropower dam tunnel collapses in central Vietnam flash floods, many missingTyphoon Rai weakens after hitting central Vietnam

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China Focus: Beijing firms bring tech to Belt and Road countries
"Borrow a boat to sail in the sea -- we will find more ways to use the opportunities brought by the Belt and Road Initiative," he said.

Xi, Trump discuss ties, Korean Peninsula situation over phone
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Monday discussed bilateral ties and the situation on the Korean Peninsula on phone, pledging close contact by various means to promptly exchange views on major issues of common con...

Feature: A Thai student dreams of selling rice to China
Agricultural products have been exempted duty by the FTA , but most Thai rice sold in China ' s supermarkets is imported through regular channels , without taking advantage of the FTA , she said .

Hebei promises dedication in building Xiongan New Area
Public services including employment , education , healthcare and social security will be improved in the area , he said .

Xi, Trump pledge to expand mutually beneficial cooperation, manage differences
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, pledged on Friday to expand mutually beneficial cooperation and to manage their differences based on mutual respect.

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Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers after protest against Pence visit
Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli soldiers during clashes after a protest against the visit of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in Jerusalem, in the West Bank city of Hebron, on Jan. 23, 2018.

U.S. failure to appoint Australian ambassador "diplomatic insult": former deputy PM
Former Australian Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer has accused the U.S. of hitting Australia with a "diplomatic insult."

Speaker of Hungarian Parliament addresses in Budapest
Laszlo Kover (1st L), Speaker of the Hungarian Parliament, speaks at a conference of the parliament speakers of the Western Balkans in Budapest, Hungary on Oct. 27, 2017.

Typhoon Lan lashes central Japan, killing 2 and disrupting transport systems
Two people were killed and transportation systems and businesses severely disrupted as Typhoon Lan lashed central Japan's Pacific coast after making landfall early Monday.

Spotlight: U.S. decision to withdraw from UNESCO triggers calls for multilateralism
The U.S. decision to withdraw from UNESCO, the UN cultural agency, has triggered worldwide calls for supporting multilateralism amid world challenges.