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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:05:17 GMT
Laos Bullish on Dams Despite Fatal Catastrophe
ATTAPEU PROVINCE, LAOS - Renewable energy proponents have seized on the fatal collapse of a dam in Laos in their push to steer the country away from its hydropower "binge."Laos is planning t

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 05:05:10 GMT
California Governor Pardons 3 Facing Deportation
SACRAMENTO, CALIF. - California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday he pardoned three former prisoners facing the threat of deportation to Cambodia, including one who became a youth pastor after serv

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:42:40 GMT
Vietnamese Activist Given 20-Year Term For Seeking Regime 'Overthrow'
A court in central Vietnam's Nghe An province convicted a dissident writer and activist on Thursday of trying to overthrow the country's communist government, handing him a 20-year prison term afte

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:05:10 GMT
Cooking Up Distinct Flavors by Blending Two Cultures
HOUSTON, TEXAS - Cajun food is well known along the Gulf Coast in the southern part of the United States. This type of food is known for its unique blend of spices in seafood, sausage and rice.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:05:07 GMT
Cambodian Ruling Party Posts Complete Electoral Sweep
The ruling party of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has won all 125 parliamentary seats in last month's election, which has been denounced by outlawed opposition forces as illegitimate.The

Hong Kong China

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:38:21 +0800
Six officials sacked over vaccine scandal
China said on Saturday it has sacked six senior officials at its food and drug regulator after a safety scandal at vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology Co Ltd revealed failings at the government body including inadequate supervision. In a posting ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:36:17 +0800
Mainland experts blasted for 'maternity fund' idea
A call by two mainland academics to encourage childbirth by making people with no or fewer than two children pay into a "maternity fund" has come in for some flak from internet users. The suggestion sparked a furious social media debate in a country...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:03:18 +0800
Chinese jet slides of Manila runway in heavy rain
A Chinese passenger jet slid off the runway as it landed at Manila airport in torrential rain, authorities said on Friday, with all 165 people on board safely evacuated. The aircraft, carrying 157 passengers and eight crew, landed on its second atte...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:27:12 +0800
Google staff protest over censored search engine
More than a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship. The letter calls on executives to review ethics and transparency at the company. ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 04:54:43 +0800
Pentagon frets over China's growing military power
Chinese bombers are likely training for strikes against US and allied targets in the Pacific, according to a new Pentagon report that also details how Beijing is transforming its ground forces to "fight and win." The annual report to Congress, relea...

Hong Kong Local

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:25:31 +0800
Hsin Chong workers seek help over wages
A group of workers of cash-strapped Hsin Chong Construction has sought help from the Labour Department over owed wages. They work for the company at a public housing project in Tung Chung. The Labour Department said it was very concerned about the c...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:32:49 +0800
Suspended cop charged for rape
A police officer, who's been suspended from duty, has been charged for raping a 14-year-old girl in Shatin last month. He will appear in Tuen Mun court for mention on Monday. The 32-year-old policeman also allegedly molested two other girls in Tin S...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:20:28 +0800
Donald Tsang seeks final appeal
The disgraced former Chief Executive, Donald Tsang, has made a last ditch attempt to clear his name as he filed an appeal with the city's top court seeking to overturn his conviction for misconduct in public office. The application was filed yesterda...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:23:27 +0800
Hard to guess response of new permits: Patrick Nip
The Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Patrick Nip, said on Saturday that it was hard to estimate how many Hong Kong people who are living across the border will apply for a mainland residence permit. From next month, Hong Kong resid...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:01:00 +0800
Expert calls for more timely dengue data
University of Hong Kong microbiologist Dr Ho Pak-leung said on Saturday that the government should improve its existing mosquito surveillance programme to help contain the spread of dengue fever. So far, 11 people have contracted the mosquito-borne d...

India Merinews

2018-08-14T08:48:23+05:30
Hate not, eliminate not: A non-poem
The kinds of speeches and utterances that are being made by the politicians and their followers these days seem to be dividing the society. The body language and paralanguage being used is frightening for a common peace-loving person.

2018-08-14T08:43:44+05:30
Sonia Gumuchian: One gifted writer to set your eyes on
It's no wonder that internationally acclaimed writer Sonia Gumuchian has caught America's attention. An award-winning writer with sharp dialogue, hilarious stories and impeccable timing, Gumuchian's ability to turn real life situations into fun and e...

2018-08-14T08:36:00+05:30
Hate could be outcome of mind caught in the opposites, self-discover it; proposes J Krishnamurti
According to philosopher and seer J Krishnamurti, one can discover the reality by just by being passively aware of total thought process, and also of the desire to be free of it.

2018-08-14T07:27:16+05:30
Former Member of Parliament and Speaker Somnath Chatterjee passes away at 89, leaders condole death
Former Member of Parliament and Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee breathed his last at age 89 on the morning of 13th of August 2018. He died of heart attack at a private hospital in Kolkata.

2018-08-14T07:18:00+05:30
Disturbing People/Disturbing Situations
Actress Nicole Fahel has been a part of films which tell the dark and difficult tales of humanity.

Indonesia

Indonesia Headlines

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 02:18:01 GMT
Asian Games: Indonesian police kills dozens of criminals in crackdown
Jakarta [Indonesia], Aug 18 (ANI): Indonesian police has killed dozens of petty criminals in a massive crackdown against them, ahead of the 18th edition of the Asian Games that begins today. According

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 01:27:02 GMT
Neeraj Chopra looking to give his absolute best in Asian Games
Jakarta [Indonesia], Aug 18 (ANI): Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who is named as the flag bearer of the Indian contingent by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for the 18th edition of the Asian Gam

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:55:01 GMT
Pak eyeing 2018 Asian Games gold to qualify for Olympics
By Nitin Srivastava Jakarta [Indonesia], Aug 18 (ANI): Pakistan men's hockey team goalkeeper Imran Butt has revealed that his side are looking forward to put their best and clinch a gold medal in the

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:55:01 GMT
Asian Games: Indian archery team optimistic of winning gold
By Nitin Srivastava Jakarta [Indonesia], Aug 18 (ANI): Just a few hours before the commencement of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, the members of the Indian compound archery team have expr

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:05:12 GMT
Strong, Deep Earthquake Shakes Area Off Indonesia
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - A strong earthquake located far below the Earth's surface shook an area in Indonesia's Flores Sea late Friday. There were no immediate reports of damage or tsunami warnings.

Indonesia Jakarta

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 12:09:21 +0700
More Than 8,100 Security Personnel to Safeguard Opening of 2018 Asian Games

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:45:46 +0700
Dozens of Petty Criminals Killed by Police Ahead of Asian Games: Amnesty International
The police have killed dozens in a crackdown against petty criminals ahead of the 18th Asian Games, human rights group Amnesty International Indonesia said on Friday (17/08).

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 05:29:32 +0700
Court Rejects Bid to Stop Expansion of Coal-Fired Power Plant in Bali

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:15:29 +0700
Ahok Gets Sentence Cut on Independence Day, Eligible for Release in January

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:53:31 +0700
A Tribute to Indonesia's Veterans

Japan Times News

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 06:00:00 PST
K. International spelling whiz wins ninth Japan Times Bee

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 05:54:00 PST
Japan’s media out of step with mental health issues

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 05:42:00 PST
Anniversaries loom for gum producer Lotte and the Yoshiwara red-light district

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 05:40:00 PST
NHK puppet show offers a rare glimpse into unconventional lives

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 05:38:00 PST
Putting the express in espresso

Malaysia Malay Mail

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:48:27 +0800
DAP seeks permanent ownership status for new villages in Perak
TELUK INTAN, Aug 18 — Perak DAP wants the state government to grant 999-year leases or permanent (freehold) ownership status to new villages as promised in the Pakatan Harapan manifesto for the 14th General Election (GE-14). Its chairman N...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:29:29 +0800
Johor MB: State Govt never opposed investments from China
JOHOR BARU, Aug 18 — The Pakatan Harapan-led (PH) Johor state government has refuted claims from the Opposition that it previously opposed investments from China during time of the Barisan Nasio...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:06:36 +0800
Closure of Rembau RTC is federal govt's decision, says MB
SEREMBAN, Aug 18 — The decision to close the Rembau Rural Transformation Centre (RTC) was made by the Rural Development Ministry (KPLB), said Negeri Sembilan Mentri Besar Aminuddin Harun. He said this was due to, among ot...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:01:57 +0800
Proton, Geely sign JV agreement to set up facilities in China
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Proton Holdings Bhd and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group today signed a Heads of Agreement to set up a joint venture that will pave the way for Proton to assemble and market their cars in China. Both companies will take up equal....

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:29:57 +0800
Guan Eng on SST: Trust first, probe later
SUBANG JAYA, Aug 18 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the Pakatan Harapan government will use a soft approach based on trust on businesses and traders on the implementation of the Sales and Services Tax (SST). Speaking to reporters after a...

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Mongolia

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 04:21:29 +0000
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:19:35 +0000
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Mon, 02 May 2016 01:24:00 +0000
Construction industry: Impasse and a way out
Mongolia’s real estate market today resembles a toddler. Thousands of apartments and other buildings in Ulaanbaatar do not meet the basic requirements of modern urban planning and they lack good infrastructure. The buildings start falling apart and...

Sun, 01 May 2016 03:10:41 +0000
Portrait of a morin khuur master
By Michelle Borok Jigjiddorj Nanzaddorj, “Jiigee” as he’s known to friends and fans, is one of Mongolia’s living national treasures. He is a young morin khuur (horse head fiddle) virtuoso and has been honored numerous times wi...

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 04:21:25 +0000
A conversation with Canada’s Ambassador Ed Jager
Ambassadors in Depth The UB Post is Mongolia’s only English language newspaper that is distributed to all the embassies in Mongolia. We make an effort to work closely with all ambassadors and other accredited representatives as we acknowledge the c...

Myanmar Mandalay

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:16:44 +0630
Farmers protest to free detained comrades
Farmers in Singu township, Mandalay Region, launched a protest to call for the release of fellow farmer U Tint Naing and others in the region who were arrested for continuing to plow on confiscated farm lands in Tayawbin village, Katetchin village-tr...

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:10:24 +0630
15 perish in KTV fire in Magwe
Fifteen people were killed and one injured in a fire that broke at a KTV lounge in Magwe. The injured woman is in a critical condition, and is being treated at the Magwe Region Hospital, according to the regional Fire Brigade.

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 13:30:29 +0630
King Thibaw mausoleum planned in Mandalay
A mausoleum for Myanmar’s last monarch of the Konbaung dynasty King Thibaw is being planned at the Mandalay Palace, a descendant of the late king said.

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:44:25 +0630
Gold traders to sign petition against 5pc tax on gold foil
Gold entrepreneurs and traders plan to meet next month to try and launch a petition against the imposition of a 5 percent commercial tax on highly-purified gold foil, said U Tin Tun, chairman of the Mandalay Gold Entrepreneurs Association.

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:40:32 +0630
Pyin Oo Lwin’s garbage collection to be done by City Development Committee
Pyin Oo Lwin’s garbage collection system, which was handed over to be managed by a private company since February 2016, will be handled by the Pyin Oo Lwin City Development Committee beginning April 1, 2017.

Myanmar National

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:19:58 +0630
State Counsellor to medical staff: be competent, ethical
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says that Myanmar needs doctors and medical staff who are not only professionally competent but who are also ethically committed to their work.

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:16:44 +0630
Farmers protest to free detained comrades
Farmers in Singu township, Mandalay Region, launched a protest to call for the release of fellow farmer U Tint Naing and others in the region who were arrested for continuing to plow on confiscated farm lands in Tayawbin village, Katetchin village-tr...

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:15:10 +0630
Same GSM numbers to replace CDMA SIM cards
State-owned telecommunications operator Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) has started issuing GSM SIM cards with the same number for CDMA users since March 20, according to an MPT official. Accordingly, the old CDMA SIM cards will not be can...

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:10:24 +0630
15 perish in KTV fire in Magwe
Fifteen people were killed and one injured in a fire that broke at a KTV lounge in Magwe. The injured woman is in a critical condition, and is being treated at the Magwe Region Hospital, according to the regional Fire Brigade.

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:01:26 +0630
Thai court awards K100 million to sacked Myanmar workers
Sixty-five Myanmar workers, who were sacked by a Thai factory in Bangkok, have been awarded more than K100 million (Thai baht 2,751,000) in compensation, according to the Thai based Aid Alliance Committee (AAC).

Myanmar Nay Pyi Taw

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:19:58 +0630
State Counsellor to medical staff: be competent, ethical
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says that Myanmar needs doctors and medical staff who are not only professionally competent but who are also ethically committed to their work.

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:35:07 +0630
Police stop protesters in front of Supreme Court
Police have prevented 20 protesters from demonstrating in front of the Nay Pyi Taw  Supreme Court office.

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:29:11 +0630
Over 300 farmers to get land compensation
The Nay Pyi Taw City Development Committee gave 381 farmers land compensations totalling more than K940 million for 899 acres of crop fields and farmlands which were reclaimed as they were part of forest reserve area.

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:27:42 +0630
Myanmar SMEs to get a boost from Thai bank
Market competitiveness of small and medium enterprises in Myanmar which operate in traditional ways will be developed under an MoU signed between the Central Department of Small and Medium Enterprises Development  (CDSMED) under the Ministry of Indu...

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:31:27 +0630
6,000 villagers to get first aid, road safety training
Over 6000 people living in villages along the accident-prone Yangon-Nay Pyi Taw highway will be trained in first aid and road safety by the Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS) and Shell Myanmar.

Myanmar Yangon

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:13:06 +0630
Yangon judiciary system needs own land, offices
Yangon Region’s judiciary system needs to be restructured and independent in order to function effectively, said the Region Hluttaw Judicial, Rule of law, Complaints and Appeals Scrutiny Committee (JRLCASC).

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:10:38 +0630
Magnitude 4 earthquake shakes parts of Yangon
A magnitude 4 earthquake centred four miles from northeast Twante township was felt in parts of Yangon at about 5:06pm on Thursday, according to the earthquake section of the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology.

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:19:42 +0630
Voters lacking info about candidates: EEOP survey
More than half of the voters have admitted that they don’t know the plans and policies of the candidates competing in the by-election on April 1, 2017, according to the Pre-Election Voter Perception Survey done by the Election Education and Observa...

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:35:10 +0630
No more toll collection on Yangon bridges
Toll collection on nine bridges in Yangon Region – linking the city and townships in the outskirt – will cease starting April 1.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:27:25 +0630
Factories told to close on polling day
Factories in Hlaing Tharyar have been told to close on polling day to allow their employees to cast their votes in the township’s by-election.

North Korea (published in Seoul, South Korea)

Mon, 05 Mar 18 22:40:53 +0900
Internal Kim Jong Un memo reveals no desire for talks with US
Ivanka Trump and US Forces Korea Commander Vincent Brooks sit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korea’s Kim Yong Chol, Vice Chairman of the Workers' Party Central Committee, at the Closing Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Ga...

Mon, 05 Mar 18 02:05:49 +0900
US-North Korea talks face roadblock in continuing differences over denuclearization
Ivanka Trump (left) joined Kim Yong Chol (right), head of North Korea's United Front Department, in South Korean President Moon Jae In's presidential box at the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Image: Yonhap News AgencyFollowing a period...

Fri, 02 Mar 18 20:21:10 +0900
North Korean merchants match consumer preferences with greater variety of goods, prices
Unification Media Group (UMG): It’s time for a weekly recap of North Korea market news with reporter Kang Mi Jin. Kang Mi Jin (Kang): These days, more and more North Koreans are struggling to get by. As we have mentioned before, a lot of this can b...

Fri, 02 Mar 18 19:32:29 +0900
North Koreans flock to markets for spring full moon holiday
Shoppers and merchants in North Korea are hitting the markets in large numbers this week in celebration of the March 2 "Daeboreum" holiday marking the first full moon of the year, according to the lunar calendar. South Koreans also celebrated with va...

Thu, 01 Mar 18 19:54:14 +0900
North Korean authorities encourage people to make up for sanctions-related production losses
The February 27 edition of the state-run publicatin Rodong Sinmun called international sanctions an 'economic blockade' that is 'harming the nation's independence, survival, and development. Image: Rodong SinmunNorth Korea's Party-run publication Rod...

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Philippines

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 18:28:00 +0800
P10 million worth of smuggled sugar seized in Tawi-Tawi
The Coast Guard turned over Saturday to the Bureau of Customs an estimated P10 million worth of smuggled sugar seized from a boat rescued early this week off Tawi-Tawi.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 18:18:00 +0800
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80
Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:55:00 +0800
Arrest of Makati bar lawyers puts at risk ordinary Filipinos — CHR
The Commission on Human Rights on Saturday expressed alarm over the arrest of three lawyers by Makati police on Thursday for alleged obstruction of justice.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:22:00 +0800
In photos: Dead butanding seen in Navotas
A dead whale shark was seen at the Navotas Fish Port in Manila on Friday, August 17.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:09:00 +0800
Elusive drug lord nabbed in Maguindanao
Authorities arrested on Friday an elusive drug trafficker who had slipped through a dozen entrapments laid to put him behind bars.

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:55:00 +0800
Arrest of Makati bar lawyers puts at risk ordinary Filipinos — CHR
The Commission on Human Rights on Saturday expressed alarm over the arrest of three lawyers by Makati police on Thursday for alleged obstruction of justice.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:22:00 +0800
In photos: Dead butanding seen in Navotas
A dead whale shark was seen at the Navotas Fish Port in Manila on Friday, August 17.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:40:00 +0800
DepEd conducts ‘fact-finding’ probe into reported burning of students’ bags
A video posted on social media showing students watching their confiscated bags get burned for allegedly violating the school’s “no-bag policy” set for a campus event went viral on social media, catching the attention of the Department of Educ...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 14:41:00 +0800
DOTR's Tugade on NAIA mishap: We did our best, I am deeply sorry
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade on Saturday apologized to the public after around 165 international and local flights were canceled on Friday and Saturday at the Philippine capital's main airport after a Chinese plane's bumpy landing.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 12:37:00 +0800
Operations resume as NAIA runway reopens
The Ninoy Aquino International Airport runway was temporarily closed while airport officials monitored its conditions for planes after a Xiamen Airlines flight slid off the runway late Thursday evening. It reopened past 11 a.m. Saturday.

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 18:28:00 +0800
P10 million worth of smuggled sugar seized in Tawi-Tawi
The Coast Guard turned over Saturday to the Bureau of Customs an estimated P10 million worth of smuggled sugar seized from a boat rescued early this week off Tawi-Tawi.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:09:00 +0800
Elusive drug lord nabbed in Maguindanao
Authorities arrested on Friday an elusive drug trafficker who had slipped through a dozen entrapments laid to put him behind bars.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0800
Xiamen Airlines plane skids off rain-slick NAIA runway
A plane from China landing on a rain-soaked runway at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in poor visibility veered off in a muddy field, officials said yesterday.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0800
House panel endorses wiretapping for drug cases
The House of Representatives committee on dangerous drugs has endorsed a bill that will allow wiretapping in illegal drug-related cases.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0800
Maynilad water supply back to normal
Customers of west zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. can now enjoy stable water supply after three days of interruptions in several parts of Metro Manila.

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Singapore Today Online

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 12:03:34 +0000
The Bukit Batok connection to Crazy Rich Asians
Low Youjin1 hour 54 min agoSINGAPORE — Billed as the first Hollywood film to feature an all-Asian cast since the

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 09:43:50 +0000
Pain and anxiety when the tears run dry
Eveline Gan3 hours 32 min agoSINGAPORE – Businessman Dawson Chandar Raj, 66, gets particularly anxious whenever a

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:13:35 +0000
Like real meat, but guilt-free? Beyond Burger debuts in Singapore
Neo Chai Chin20 hours 51 min agoSINGAPORE — They look, cook and supposedly taste like real meat patties, except they

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:52:27 +0000
All chronically-ill patients at NHG polyclinics to get same healthcare team during checkups by mid-2019
Wong Pei Ting21 hours 12 min agoSINGAPORE — By June next year, all patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:19:41 +0000
PM Lee to talk about cost of living, water and electricity prices, housing and medical costs at NDR
Siau Ming En22 hours 52 min agoSINGAPORE – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will touch on issues that “are on people’s

South China Morning Post

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:49:24 +0800
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s Facebook Live event fails to impress LGBT groups after questions ‘snubbed’
Hong Kong LGBT groups have accused the city’s leader of snubbing them during a Facebook Live question-and-answer session on Friday night. Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, the first Hong Kong leader to use the platform, took about 30 ...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:17:20 +0800
Injured alpacas and tortoises in labour: life as a vet for exotic animals in China
Dr Liu Youou isn’t your ordinary vet. In addition to the usual cats and dogs, she has treated a range of exotic animals including alpacas, raccoons, minks, flying squirrels, a giant tortoise and a lizard at her Nanjing practice in Jiangsu provi...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 18:09:15 +0800
IT problems interfering with British army doctors’ ability to treat soldiers
Armed forces doctors have said their ability to provide a safe service is being hampered by serious problems with their IT system. The British Medical Association (BMA) says it has been raising concerns for two years with the surgeon-general and Mini...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 18:00:28 +0800
How Britain’s post-war debt turned a small US outpost in Hong Kong into a staging area for its cold war operations in Asia
The diplomatic negotiations between the American and Hong Kong governments which eventually led to the US consulate’s highly unusual 999-year lease in a prime city location actually began in 1946, unclassified British government documents obtai...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:50:51 +0800
Kofi Annan, former UN chief and Nobel laureate, dead at age 80
Kofi Annan, one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary general, has died. He was 80. His foundation announced his death in S...

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:31:00 +0700
EC: Election likely on Feb 24
The general election will likely be held on Feb 24 next year, according to the roadmap set by the Election Commission (EC).

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:18:00 +0700
High-fashion cremation has people talking
PHRAE: The cremation ceremony for an award-winning makeup artist was a lively, dance-filled affair unlike anything that mourners in this northern province had seen before.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:32:00 +0700
Chinese man held in B36m log seizure
SAMUT PRAKAN: A Chinese national and three migrant workers were arrested and 400 illegally felled logs worth worth 36 million baht seized during a raid on a warehouse in Muang district on Saturday morning.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:08:00 +0700
Three-month traffic solution promise 'miscommunication'
Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha’s spokesman has dismissed reports that the prime minister said he would solve Bangkok’s traffic jams within three months, saying it was a miscommunication.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:51:00 +0700
Kofi Annan dies at 80
Kofi Annan, one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80.

Thailand Bangkok Top Stories

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:31:00 +0700
EC: Election likely on Feb 24
The general election will likely be held on Feb 24 next year, according to the roadmap set by the Election Commission (EC).

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:18:00 +0700
High-fashion cremation has people talking
PHRAE: The cremation ceremony for an award-winning makeup artist was a lively, dance-filled affair unlike anything that mourners in this northern province had seen before.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:32:00 +0700
Chinese man held in B36m log seizure
SAMUT PRAKAN: A Chinese national and three migrant workers were arrested and 400 illegally felled logs worth worth 36 million baht seized during a raid on a warehouse in Muang district on Saturday morning.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:51:00 +0700
Kofi Annan dies at 80
Kofi Annan, one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:57:00 +0700
2018 Mitsubishi Xpander: Thai prices and specs
All-new seven-seater comes in two grades with the basic one costing 779,000 baht.

Thailand National

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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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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

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 19:24:00 GMT
Rice: aid deal is “win-win” for U.S., Israel
 Record new U.S. military aid deal for Israel to be signed in days: sources

Xinhua China News

2017-05-07
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.

2017-04-24
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...

2017-04-21
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 .

2017-04-20
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 .

2017-04-08
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.

Xinhua World News

2018-01-24
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.

2018-01-03
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."

2017-10-28
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.

2017-10-23
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.

2017-10-13
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.

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