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KATHMANDU -- At least two people died and 18 others were missing as rain-triggered floods hit Nepal's Sindhupalchowk district Wednesday night, local administration and police confirmed. The

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 10:42:34 GMT
How can we stop people wanting to buy illegal wildlife products?
Conservationists have been working for decades to save species such as pangolins and rhinos from illegal hunting and trading. And, with fears that the

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 10:41:47 GMT
CERN: physicists report the discovery of unique new particle
The LHCb collaboration at CERN has announced the discovery of a new exotic particle: a so-called "tetraquar

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 08:12:12 GMT
Inbox: You'll probably never top that one
And the 2019-20 Insider Inbox MVP is… What's your most memorable experience at a Packers game?Tony from Bronxville, NYBeing at the Ice Bowl game along

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 07:18:15 GMT
Trump criticised for his moves to pull US out of WHO
Washington [USA], July 9 (ANI): President Donald Trump's decision to formally withdraw from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and to cut the US' funding to the body, was heavily criticised by US law

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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:24:14 +0800
China-US ties facing toughest time, says Wang Yi
Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on Thursday that China and US relations face the most serious challenges since diplomatic ties were established in 1979 but the two countries can return to the right track. China and the United States should join...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 03:42:49 +0800
At least six hurt in Sichuan firework factory blast
Powerful explosions rocked a fireworks factory in southwest China on Wednesday night, leaving at least six people injured, authorities said. A billowing yellow cloud rose over the factory in the city of Guanghan in Sichuan province after the first b...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 00:08:20 +0800
Macau cools on travel bubble with Hong Kong
Macau says it needs to re-evaluate plans to loosen travel restrictions for those moving between the two SARs, as the number of locally-contracted Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong continues to rise. Authorities in Macau, Hong Kong and Guangdong province h...

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:02:27 +0800
China to impose visa curbs on US citizens over Tibet
China said on Wednesday it will impose visa restrictions on US citizens who have engaged in what it called "egregious" behaviour over Tibet, in apparent retaliation against Washington’s restrictions on Chinese officials. US Secretary of State Mike...

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 02:55:00 +0800
Bus plunges into lake in southwest China, killing 21
At least 21 people were killed when a bus carrying students preparing to sit their annual college entrance exam plunged into a lake in southwest China on Tuesday. The bus crashed into a guardrail and veered into Hongshan Lake in Guizhou province, le...

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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 18:36:36 +0800
Ocean Park to help breed local guide dogs
The Guide Dogs Association and Ocean Park have teamed up to double the number of guide dogs in Hong Kong in the coming two years. The association said there are more than 170,000 blind people in the city, but only 45 serving guide dogs, and most of ...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 18:08:30 +0800
Legco approves 14 weeks maternity leave
New mothers can soon see their statutory maternity leave increased from the current 10 weeks to 14 weeks, after Legco gave almost unanimous support for the relevant legislative changes. The government said that the policy, which will kick in by the...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 18:02:16 +0800
'Restaurants paying the price for govt failure'
Gordon Lam, the head of the Small and Medium Restaurant Federation, said restaurants now have to “pay the price” for the government’s failure to curb the epidemic, while a lawmaker said another round of relief may be needed for the ailing secto...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:02:18 +0800
New curbs coming as 42 more Covid-19 cases confirmed
The government on Thursday announced it would be tightening recently-eased social distancing measures in light of a surge in locally-transmitted cases of Covid-19, as it confirmed 34 more local infections, along with eight imported ones. Twenty-thre...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 15:52:33 +0800
China slams Australia over safe haven offer
China warned on Thursday that it reserves the right to take further action in response to Australia suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and offering safe haven to thousands of people from the SAR. Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian ...

India Merinews

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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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 10:18:01 GMT
Indonesia reports 2,657 new COVID-19 cases, 58 new deaths
JAKARTA, July 9 (Xinhua) -- The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 2,657 within one day to 70,736, with the death toll adding by 58 to 3,417, Achmad Yurianto, a Health Ministry official, said on T

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:51:02 GMT
Live COVID-19 updates: Bulgaria reports record high of 240 COVID-19 cases
BEIJING, July 9 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - SOFIA -- The Bulgarian Health Ministry on Thursday reported a reco

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:38:24 GMT
Hatid Tulong brings 600 LSIs home to SOCCSKSARGEN Region, Maguindanao
ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat, July 9 (PIA) -- More than 600 individuals who were stuck in Metro Manila and nearby areas because of the coronavirus disease pandemic have finally come home to SOCCSKSARGEN

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:26:42 GMT
Populism complicates Indonesia's handling of coronavirus - Nikkei Asian Review
Southeast Asia's most democratic nation has the highest number of COVID-19 cases

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:26:16 GMT
US Approves $2b Osprey Aircraft Sale to Indonesia
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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

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Putting the express in espresso

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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:52:38 +0800
Anna Jenkins’ disappearance: Family in Australia to send DNA samples following pelvic bone find, say Penang cops
GEORGE TOWN, July 19 — The family of an Australian woman, Anna Jenkins, who was reported missing in 2017 in Penang, is ready to send DNA samples to police for a comparative test aimed at finding out if a pelvic bone found in a for...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:21:36 +0800
Keep your guard up, Covid-19 fight not over yet, health minister tells Malaysians
KOTA KINABALU, July 9 — The time has come for the people to shoulder the responsibility of being “frontliners” in the fight against Covid-19, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. He said this meant that the people had&nbs...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:57:12 +0800
Elderly woman in PJ cheated of RM3.83m in phone scam
PETALING JAYA, July 9 — Rattled by a ‘police officer’s’ warning that she had committed an offence, a 90-year-old woman ended up losing RM3.83 million. Petaling Jaya District Police Chief ACP Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal s...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:43:19 +0800
Tony Fernandes says he remains optimistic AirAsia will pull through Covid-19 aviation crisis and recover by next year
KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — The heavy losses sustained by low-cost carrier AirAsia Group due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic have proven to be undaunting for its chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, who remains confident it can be in the...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:37:35 +0800
PM leaves Malaysian YouTube cooking sensation Sugu Pavithra gobsmacked as they meet for first time
KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — “Not cooking today, Pavithra?” That may sound like a simple question but coming from Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, it was enough to set the heart racing for sensatio...


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Thu, 9 Jul 2020 20:22:00 +0800
Stimulus bills ready; special session still under study
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque noted that Congress would start a new regular session soon.  

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 20:22:00 +0800
Stimulus bills ready; special session still under study
"The calling of special sessions is still being studied because the opening of the regular session of Congress is approaching," Roque added.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 19:47:00 +0800
Letting students sit out a year could slow economic recovery, advocacy group warns
"We cannot afford to have them sit out a year and that should be the worst case scenario for us," Love Basillote, Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) executive director, said in a virtual press conference.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 19:15:00 +0800
Roque: We could've 'done better' by expanding COVID-19 testing capacity in January
Malacañang on Thursday admitted that it could have increased the country's capability to test for the novel coronavirus disease months sooner.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 18:40:00 +0800
NBI almost done with probe into fatal Jolo shooting, Westmincom chief says
Lt. Gen. Sobejana said tension between the police and military forces in Sulu over the incident has already been addressed.

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Thu, 9 Jul 2020 20:22:00 +0800
Stimulus bills ready; special session still under study
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque noted that Congress would start a new regular session soon.  

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 20:22:00 +0800
Stimulus bills ready; special session still under study
"The calling of special sessions is still being studied because the opening of the regular session of Congress is approaching," Roque added.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 19:15:00 +0800
Roque: We could've 'done better' by expanding COVID-19 testing capacity in January
Malacañang on Thursday admitted that it could have increased the country's capability to test for the novel coronavirus disease months sooner.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 18:36:00 +0800
Roque: Dance with COVID-19 not literal, refers to hammer and dance theory
After being ridiculed for his remark about "dancing" along with the pandemic, presidential spokesman Harry Roque explained Thursday that his statement was not literal and that he was referring to a theory on the virus that went viral online.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 18:31:00 +0800
Citing danger to organized labor, trade unionists join legal fight vs Anti-Terrorism Law
Trade unionists assailed the constitutionality of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 before the Supreme Court, citing the danger the law poses to labor rights defenders.

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Thu, 9 Jul 2020 18:40:00 +0800
NBI almost done with probe into fatal Jolo shooting, Westmincom chief says
Lt. Gen. Sobejana said tension between the police and military forces in Sulu over the incident has already been addressed.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 14:31:00 +0800
BARMM scrambles to help residents sent to Cagayan de Oro from Manila
The locally-stranded individuals, 301 of them from Basilan, have been staying since Wednesday at a public gymnasium in Cagayan de Oro City.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0800
73rd Malasakit Center launched in Romblon
Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go attended the virtual launch of the 73rd Malasakit Center at the Romblon Provincial Hospital in Odiongan town on Tuesday.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0800
More MRT-3 workers get virus
The number of Metro Rail Transit Line 3 employees infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 has climbed to 202.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0800
Remains of 44 OFWs from Saudi arriving in Manila
The remains of 44 overseas Filipino workers who died in Saudi Arabia are scheduled to arrive tomorrow at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III announced yesterday.

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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:22:00 +0800
DOLE awards livelihood aid to 2 women's groups
THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Zamboanga Peninsula has provided P849,230 financial assistance to boost the livelihood undertaking of two women groups in the region.The DOLE regional office,

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:21:00 +0800
2 killed in 'stop and frisk' operation
TWO persons were killed in a "stop and frisk" operation in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Thursday, July 9.Police Major Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 18:55:00 +0800
Village exec dies, 1 hurt in highway accident
A VILLAGE official died, while another rider was injured in a highway accident in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, the police reported Thursday, July 9.The Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:47:00 +0800
Zamboanga City health office readies for anti-polio campaign
CITY Health Office (CHO) personnel step up preparations for the third round of Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio in Zamboanga City.The CHO said in a statement Wednesday, July 8, 2020, that the third round of

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:42:00 +0800
New police officers under leadership skills training
THE Police Regional Office (PRO)-Zamboanga Peninsula, in an effort to enhance the leadership skills of the 110 new commissioned officers, has conducted a two-day pre-deployment seminar to newly appointed

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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:19:13 +0800
EU lawmakers urge Japan to end parental child 'abductions'
The European Parliament urged Japan to comply with international rules on child protection and to allow for joint parental custody after a number of EU citizens were denied access to their children by Japanese mothers.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:09:59 +0800
Tokyo to pay nightclubs to close as COVID-19 cases surge
Tokyo unveiled plans Thursday to offer nightclubs subsidies to close as new coronavirus infections in the capital hit a single-day record, with many linked to entertainment districts.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:49:50 +0800
China landslides leave at least 14 dead or missing
Heavy rains and landslides in China have left at least 14 people dead or missing over the past day, burying houses and causing scenic areas to temporarily shut.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:24:12 +0800
Indonesia posts worst rise in COVID-19 cases after outbreak among military cadets
JAKARTA: Indonesia reported its biggest single-day increase in coronavirus infections on Thursday (Jul 9), with almost half of the 2,657 new cases found at a military training centre in West Java. So far, the world's fourth-most populous country has...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:14:26 +0800
China offers glimpse inside Wuhan lab near COVID-19 origin
BEIJING: Chinese state media has offered a rare glimpse of the lab at the heart of coronavirus conspiracy theories, as it seeks to push back against claims the facility was the source of the global pandemic. President Donald Trump and other US figu...

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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:39:22 +0800
‘Low-charge beds’ in Hong Kong private hospitals lying underutilised, ombudsman says
“Low-charge beds” provided by two Hong Kong private hospitals as part of their duty to help alleviate the burden of public hospitals are lying underutilised, according to the ombudsman.The usage rate of such facilities in one private hospital ran...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:24:09 +0800
Indonesian man’s frozen body found on Chinese fishing vessel
The frozen body of an Indonesian man has been found aboard a detained Chinese fishing vessel, authorities said on Thursday, adding that they suspected foul play in the crew member’s death.Indonesian police said they intercepted two boats in the Mal...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:00:19 +0800
US-China trade war reaches second anniversary, with superpower relations at ‘alarming’ lowest ebb
On the second anniversary of Washington unleashing its first trade war tariffs on Beijing, tensions continue to flare over issues ranging from Hong Kong to technology, with observers in both countries agreed that the superpower relationship between C...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:00:16 +0800
Vast majority of US research institute disclosure violations related to China
The US National Science Foundation revealed on Wednesday that most cases where researchers violated American rules on foreign disclosures since 2018 were related to China.Rebecca Keiser, the foundation’s first chief of research strategy and policy,...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:42:43 +0800
Fatal garage blast in Hong Kong caused by mechanic unqualified for fuel tank repair, High Court jury told
A mechanic on trial for manslaughter over a garage blast that claimed three lives in Hong Kong five years ago has been accused of causing the explosion while repairing a taxi’s fuel tank despite being unqualified for the job.Lai Chun-ho, 37, allege...

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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:35:00 +0700
Water shortage hits Pattaya
PATTAYA: The water authority has warned Pattaya residents to be frugal in their use of tap water, because the water in the city reservoirs has fallen to the minimum retention level.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 16:22:09 +0700
Illegal migrants latest Covid-19 worry
Checkpoints will be set up on roads from border areas to intercept illegal migrants coming here to work, to prevent the spread of Covid-19, a government spokesman said.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 15:58:00 +0700
Immigration office to reopen at Muang Thong Thani
The Immigration Bureau will open an office at Muang Thong Thani in Nonthaburi province from Monday, to relieve congestion at its government complex office on Chaeng Wattana Road.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 15:02:00 +0700
‘Slave monkey’ scandal forces rethink of coconut trade
Thailand, the world’s top producer of coconut milk, said it will enable retailers and consumers to trace coconuts back to their source to show whether monkeys have been used for harvesting.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:46:00 +0700
'Little Tuscany' closes down as Khao Yai tourism struggles
NAKHON RATCHASIMA: The decision by the picturesque Palio complex to shut its doors could be a precursor of more closures of businesses dependent on tourists visiting scenic Pak Chong district, a senior tourism official warned on Thursday

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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:46:00 +0700
'Little Tuscany' closes down as Khao Yai tourism struggles
NAKHON RATCHASIMA: The decision by the picturesque Palio complex to shut its doors could be a precursor of more closures of businesses dependent on tourists visiting scenic Pak Chong district, a senior tourism official warned on Thursday

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:07:00 +0700
Uttama, Sontirat, others quit Palang Pracharath
Three cabinet ministers announced their resignation from the Palang Pracharath Party on Thursday, including the finance minister, and with party quotas in play a cabinet reshuffle now seems certain.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:27:00 +0700
More returnees from Mideast infected
The government on Thursday reported five more cases of new coronavirus disease, all quarantined returnees.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:00:00 +0700
Push for total Thai ban on wildlife trade
Activists campaigning against wildlife crime say Thailand could be a global leader in stopping pandemics by further cracking down on and ceasing to be a gateway for the illegal wildlife trade.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 05:00:00 +0700
Narongpan tipped to be next army chief
Gen Narongpan Jitkaewthae is expected to replace Gen Apirat Kongsompong as army chief during a military reshuffle at the end of September, according to a source in the armed forces.

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.

Xinhua World News

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.