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Wed, 22 May 2019 00:44:23 GMT
Cambodian People Commemorate the National Day of Remembrance - Cambodia News Gazette
Cambodian people across the nation today mark the National Day of Remembrance with religious ceremonies to wish for peace for the soul of victims who died during the Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 19

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:44:22 GMT
Lao Villager Dies After 8 Years in Jail Over Land Grab Protest - Cambodia News Gazette
A Lao villager held in jail since 2011 as a leader of a land protest in the country's Salavan province has died in custody, with officials citing natural causes but villagers fearing torture, sour

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:44:21 GMT
Latest Deportation, Disappearances Rattle Thai Dissident Diaspora - Cambodia News Gazette
BANGKOK Yammy and her friends sleep in shifts. They venture out of the house they share only every few days to stock up on food, and have stopped their live webcasts so as not to give away their locat

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:44:14 GMT
Invivoscribe - Cambodia News Gazette
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Wed, 22 May 2019 00:44:04 GMT
Thailand on Red Alert in Bid to Stop Pig Ebola Crossing Border
China, Vietnam, Cambodia are battling outbreaks of the virus. The post Thailand on Red Alert in Bid to Stop Pig Ebola Crossing Border appeared first on The Cambodia Daily .

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Wed, 22 May 2019 03:44:59 +0800
Canada steps up pressure over detained pair
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed on Tuesday to keep the pressure on Beijing as a Canadian parliamentary delegation in China sought the release of two Canadians held as spies. "China is making stronger moves than it has before to try to get its ow...

Tue, 21 May 2019 21:22:59 +0800
Chinese filmmakers absent from Cannes premiere
The premiere of mainland movie "Summer of Changsha" will go ahead at the Cannes film festival, organisers said Tuesday, despite the team behind it saying they would not be there. Zu Feng's tale of betrayal – which is due to screen on Wednesday –...

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:23:02 +0800
Car ploughs through Guangzhou crossing injuring 13
At least 13 people were hurt when a car ploughed into a stream of pedestrians crossing a road in Guangzhou on Tuesday morning. Police said the accident happened just before 9am in the Tianhe district when the driver of a car which had stopped at a r...

Tue, 21 May 2019 12:51:53 +0800
Seven detained over deadly Guangxi roof collapse
Seven people have been detained and more than a dozen others are being questioned over a roof collapse in Baise, Guangxi, which left at least four people dead, mainland media reports. The roof of a bar caved in in the early hours of Monday morning, ...

Tue, 21 May 2019 10:56:40 +0800
US underestimates our strength: Huawei boss
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei struck a defiant tone on Tuesday against American attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the US "underestimates" the telecom giant's strength. Ren spoke to the mainland state media days after President D...

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Wed, 22 May 2019 12:04:08 +0800
'Extradition bill gaining support among public'
A new concern group set up to support the government’s extradition law amendments says its campaign is fast gaining momentum because people are developing a better understanding of the changes. The convenor of the group Safeguard HK, Kennedy Wong...

Wed, 22 May 2019 11:15:55 +0800
ICAC boss says corruption suspects hiding in HK
ICAC Commissioner Simon Peh said on Wednesday that there are criminals wanted for corruption charges hiding in Hong Kong, and a "legal loophole" must be plugged to enable the authorities extradite them. Joining a long list of prominent people who h...

Wed, 22 May 2019 10:34:00 +0800
'Mong Kok riot activists given asylum in Germany'
Two activists who skipped bail after being charged with rioting in Mong Kok say they are now under refugee protection in Germany, a report said. The New York Times said activists Ray Wong, 25, and Alan Li, 27, have come forward to say they have been...

Wed, 22 May 2019 10:01:33 +0800
Carrie Lam's credibility is in tatters: Anson Chan
Former Chief Secretary Anson Chan said on Wednesday that the entire credibility of Chief Executive Carrie Lam is in tatters, accusing her of riding roughshod over people's concerns about controversial changes to extradition laws. The changes would ...

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:31:40 +0800
Judge who challenged Xi 'held at HK airport'
A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who accused President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court said she was barred for hours from entering Hong Kong on Tuesday. Conchita Carpio-Morales said she was sto...

India Merinews

Tourists, visitors and residents throng big Buddha statue in Thailand's Phuket Island on Vesak Day
In Thailand, the festival Vesak Day or Visakha Puja is celebrated with religious devotion and gaiety to mark of the birth, enlightenment, and death of the Buddha, all said to have taken place at full moon in the Visakha month of the year. Special pra...

An uneasy Indian economy
Figures of the IIP of March, 2019 have been disappointing after a gap of 21 months. These figures show the decline in both investment and consumption. A decline in recent quarters has been reported in sectors like steel, electricity, coal and cement.

Lush green and clean Phi Phi Island of Thailand attracts thousands of visitors and tourist everyday
"Phi Phi Island is Thailand's is the most visited island through water transport which has also featured in a few movies. Many travellers come to Phuket just for touch down but the daytime is spent on beaches, sea stretches, lagoons and islands like ...

Actor Francesca Ravera combines classic style and bold experimentation
The world of live theater is one of the most dynamic and exciting environments for any player, one steeped in tradition yet also an ever-evolving arena of limitless creative potential.

Buddha's message of non-violence and service is more relevant than ever: UN Chief Guterres
UN proclaimed Vesak Day, 17 May, got celebrated by the world community to 'acknowledge the contribution that Buddhism, one of the oldest religions in the world, has made for over two and a half millennia and continues to make to the spirituality of h...

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Tue, 21 May 2019 22:36:56 GMT
Indonesia opposition plans vote challenge - Illawarra Mercury
Indonesia opposition plans vote challenge Illawarra Mercury Indonesian President Joko Widodo has comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count shows, throwing the spotlight

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:36:54 GMT
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo to challenge poll result in Constitutional Court
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo to challenge poll result... Reuters JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is to challenge the official election result in th

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:36:40 GMT
Indonesian Police Break Up Election Protest with Tear Gas
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Indonesian police fired tear gas Wednesday to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results showed President Joko Widodo had been comfort

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:36:29 GMT
Omanis cautioned to stay away from public gatherings in Indonesia s Of Oman
Omanis cautioned to stay away from public gatherings in Indonesia Times of Oman Muscat: Omani citizens in Indonesia have been warned to avoid public gatherings and marches that will occur in the wake

Tue, 21 May 2019 22:36:20 GMT
Indonesians in Johor head back on ferries
Indonesians in Johor head back on ferries - Nation The Star Online JOHOR BARU: Indonesians working and living here have started going home from the Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal and the Puteri Harbour

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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

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NHK puppet show offers a rare glimpse into unconventional lives

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Wed, 22 May 2019 12:54:21 +0800
Penang CM dismisses call to extend public display of reclamation EIA report
GEORGE TOWN, May 22 — The public display of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) environmental impact assessment (EIA) report will not be extended, state Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today. He said this is the second time that the EIA was put...

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:45:12 +0800
Kit Siang denies DAP seeking Maszlee’s ouster, says it’s Umno ‘psy-war’ against Pakatan
KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 — DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang today cautioned his Pakatan Harapan (PH) allies not to believe allegations that his party is pushing for the removal of Education Minister Maszlee Malik and for deputy Teo Nie Ching to take over....

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:31:36 +0800
Dr Wan Azizah conveys condolences to Pahang royal family
KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail expressed her condolences to the entire Pahang royal family over the passing of Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah today. “My heartfelt...

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:19:56 +0800
Security stepped up along Kelantan-Thai border ahead of Raya holidays, says police chief
TUMPAT, May 22 — The Kelantan police will step up security along the Kelantan-Thailand border to avoid any illegal activities in view of the upcoming Aidilfitri celebration. Kelantan police chief Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan said the cooperation...

Wed, 22 May 2019 11:22:07 +0800
NGO wants Putrajaya to stop Malaysian’s execution in Singapore
KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 — Amnesty International Malaysia urged Putrajaya to intervene in a Malaysian’s scheduled execution for drug possession in Singapore this Friday. The human rights group pointed out that during Pannir Selvam Pranthaman’s...


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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...

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Wed, 22 May 2019 12:29:00 +0800
Race is on: Who will be the next House speaker?
Several names are being floated for the possible replacement of Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo when she ends her term next month.

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:20:00 +0800
Thurman to Pacquiao: I’ll show you the exit
WBA “super” welterweight champion Keith Thurman just hit the jackpot in the Manny Pacquiao sweepstakes.

Wed, 22 May 2019 11:13:00 +0800
Vivo V15 Pro lights up the night with AI triple camera
Vivo's new smartphone, the V15 Pro, is out with features that capture everyday moments vividly.

Wed, 22 May 2019 11:12:00 +0800
Sexton, Penicheiro to Jr. NBA kids: Strive through failure
Most players are no strangers to failure, like getting cut from a team or losing a big game, or suffering a season-ending injury.

Wed, 22 May 2019 10:43:00 +0800
Bam Aquino, Otso Diretso's last hope for 18th Congress, fails to secure Senate seat
The official and final tally showed Sen. Bam Aquino at the 14th spot with 14,144,923 votes.

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Wed, 22 May 2019 12:29:00 +0800
Race is on: Who will be the next House speaker?
Several names are being floated for the possible replacement of Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo when she ends her term next month.

Wed, 22 May 2019 10:43:00 +0800
Bam Aquino, Otso Diretso's last hope for 18th Congress, fails to secure Senate seat
The official and final tally showed Sen. Bam Aquino at the 14th spot with 14,144,923 votes.

Wed, 22 May 2019 10:34:00 +0800
Duterte loyalists fill up Senate after midterm vote
It is final: President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies took most of the 12 Senate seats available during last week's midterm election.

Wed, 22 May 2019 10:30:00 +0800
Sonny Angara, Senate’s tax man, secures second term
Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara gets another Senate term despite headwinds he faced after he shepherded through the Senate the first package of  the Duterte administration’s tax reform program, which was partly blamed for the multi-year high inflation...

Wed, 22 May 2019 10:20:00 +0800
Second time's a charm: Francis Tolentino makes it to Senate
The backing of the most powerful man in the country proved to be helpful to Francis Tolentino.

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Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0800
29 arrested for drugs in Metro Manila
At least 29 persons were arrested for drugs in Metro Manila over the past two days.

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0800
Maynilad may face fines over water interruptions
Maynilad Water Services Inc. may face penalties over the two-week supply interruption this month amid the quality of water in Laguna de Bay, an official said yesterday.

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0800
Rebate set for Manila Water customers
Some customers of Manila Water Co. Inc. will receive rebates of up to P2,197 in connection with the penalties imposed by the government following the supply mess in its service areas last March.

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0800
Quezon City water supply cutoff moved up
The service interruption scheduled in 20 barangays in Quezon City on Friday night has been adjusted to an earlier time, the Manila Water Co. Inc. said yesterday.

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0800
Isko Moreno vows: No tyranny in Manila’s streets
Manila Mayor-elect Isko Moreno said he will allow the poor and underprivileged to earn a living on the streets – within limits.

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Wed, 22 May 2019 03:11:07 +0000
M1 customers affected by fibre broadband disruption

Wed, 22 May 2019 02:47:35 +0000
Revamped Funan mall unveils 25m-tall ‘tree’ housing 20 retail pods

Mon, 20 May 2019 19:30:00 +0000
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Tue, 21 May 2019 15:07:26 +0000
Mobile phone shops stop buying Huawei phones from customers; anxiety sets in for existing users

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:58:12 +0000
MOH may impose stricter timelines for review of disciplinary cases by SMC

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Wed, 22 May 2019 12:49:18 +0800
‘Rape is OK if woman changes her mind about sex’, one in seven young Australians says
Almost one in seven young Australians believe a man would be justified in raping a woman if she initiated sex but changed her mind, while almost one-quarter of young men think women find it flattering to be persistently pursued, even if they are not ...

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:47:44 +0800
Dozens of angry workers refuse to emerge from underground mine in South Africa after Chinese owners rescind pay increase offer
At Orkney, in South Africa’s North West province, gold miners are staging a sit-in strike nearly 3km underground against a wage decision made by the troubled mine’s Chinese owners.The shock move by 69 disgruntled employees, including 14 women, ha...

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:41:59 +0800
Hong Kong National Party waives right to legally challenge ban, paving way for more government crackdowns on independence groups
An outlawed separatist party in Hong Kong has waived its right to legally challenge an unprecedented ban, a move that could embolden the government in future crackdowns on pro-independence groups in the city.The Hong Kong National Party (HKNP) said i...

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:39:31 +0800
Six dead in Indonesia riots as election results released
Six people have been killed and 200 injured in riots following the release of Indonesia’s official election results, according to Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan.The deaths came as supporters of the unsuccessful presidential candidate Prabowo Subia...

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:34:42 +0800
For a glimpse of how Donald Trump’s trade war with China may end, look at the War of 1812 fought between the US and Britain
President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war against China has drawn plenty of historical parallels. The Chinese like to invoke the 19th-century Opium Wars and the national humiliation that followed. In the US, the comparison is increasingly to th...

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Wed, 22 May 2019 07:06:00 +0700
Pattaya turning 60 with plans for tourist activities
Pattaya, a tourism destination in Chon Buri province, celebrates its 60th anniversary next month and has plans for marketing campaigns and promotions throughout the year.

Wed, 22 May 2019 06:01:00 +0700
Spat seen hitting Huawei sales
Huawei smartphone sales in Thailand will plunge as phone buyers start to shun the brand and switch to rivals after Google announced it was suspending business with China's top mobile phone maker, dealers and experts warn.

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:41:00 +0700
Abhisit calls quit talk 'groundless'
Former Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has denied media reports he will resign as an MP if his party joins the pro-regime Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) to form a new government.

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:14:00 +0700
Ganja amnesty finds 10% have valid cause
About one in 10 of the 20,000 people who registered as being in the illegal possession of cannabis to treat medical ailments were found to have diseases that justified the use of the narcotic, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesd...

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:08:00 +0700
Chinese partners in bids to build new expressway
Three consortiums with Chinese partners have offered the lowest bids for three contracts to construct an expressway linking Rama III Road, Dao Khanong and the western outer ring road.

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Wed, 22 May 2019 11:41:00 +0700
Land Rover Discovery Sport gets electrified
Seven-seat SUV updated with new platform to support mild hybrid tech, plus novel driving aids to ease off-roading.

Wed, 22 May 2019 09:23:59 +0700
Indonesian police fire teargas on protestors
Indonesian police fired tear gas in a bid to disperse groups of protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results confirming President Joko Widodo's re-election, television footage shows. - REUTERS

Wed, 22 May 2019 09:11:00 +0700
Rubbish rates not that bad, residents say
The city administration is convinced city residents will be not burdened by the new household garbage waste handling fee that will start in October.

Wed, 22 May 2019 08:45:29 +0700
Balloon 'Tank Man' commemorates Tiananmen crackdown
Visitors to one of Taipei's most popular tourist sites were surprised on Tuesday by a giant balloon artwork in the shape of "Tank Man" to commemorate a crackdown on student-led pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. ...

Wed, 22 May 2019 08:43:00 +0700
How Australian intelligence grew Huawei's woes
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is a favorite bogeyman for the Trump administration over cybersecurity fears. But Australian intelligence services were lobbying allies over the perceived threat to 5G long before it was on the Americans' agenda. - Reute...

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 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

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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.