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Iran-US disputes not to drift towards war: experts


The recent military build-up by the U.S. regional forces has increased danger of conflicts between Tehran and Washington and has worried regional and international players.

Philippines offers low-cost solution to China's growing English teacher demand

The Philippines has become a fast-growing source for China's burgeoning English teaching market with many Chinese online platforms starting to look for language teachers in the country.

Is Singapore's upcoming leadership up to the challenge?

Lee Hsien Loong once said the PAP's new committee was a “major step forward in our political renewal.” As the potential leader and “a safe pair of hands,” Heng Swee Keat shoulders great responsibility.


Thailand's Royal Palaces, government mourn for Privy Council President Prem Tinsulanonda

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has ordered the Royal Palaces to mourn the death of Privy Council President Prem Tinsulanonda for 21 days.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 16:55:10

Latvia's ruling center-right New Unity wins European Parliament elections

Latvia's ruling center-right New Unity party has emerged as the winner of this year's European Parliament election, gaining 26.24 percent of the vote, according to preliminary results announced at midnight by the Baltic country's election authority.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 15:21:12

ADB approves 300 mln USD loan to support Philippine education

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 300-million-US dollar loan to support the Philippine government's efforts to achieve inclusive growth by improving access to high-quality secondary education that responds to labor market needs, the Manila-based bank said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 15:12:54

Socialist Party wins European elections in Portugal: official data

Portugal's Socialist Party (PS) won the European elections on Sunday, according to the official data of the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Internal Administration released here.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 14:48:57

Vietnam to connect more bus routes with China-built urban railway

Vietnam's capital Hanoi plans to increase the number of bus routes connected with China-constructed Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway from 43 to 50, with 65 bus stops along the route, local media reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 14:22:54

Michael Gove joins battle to become next British PM

British Environment Secretary Michael Gove emerged Sunday as the eighth challenger to become the country's next Prime Minister.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 14:17:49

Japan, US leaders affirm importance of alliance in summit talks in Tokyo

The leaders of Japan and the United States underscored the importance of the two countries' alliance at the outset of talks in Tokyo on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 14:13:29

Why should US worry about weakening Chinese currency?

As trade tensions between the US and China escalate, with both sides increasing tariffs on a widening selection of products, American consumers will see higher prices as soon as this summer.
Source: CGTN | 2019/5/27 14:02:24

Lead candidates for European Commission president squabble after election results published

The lead candidates for the European Commission president wrangled over certain issues after provisional results for the European elections were published, with Manfred Weber stressing stability and two other heavyweights either for calling change or end to political "monopoly".
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 13:20:45

Three parties take lead in European Parliament elections in Lithuania

The Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TSLKD) had a clear lead in Sunday's elections for the European Parliament (EP), according to preliminary results announced early Monday by the country's Central Electoral Commission.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 13:18:17

Austrian chancellor faces no-confidence vote despite victory in European elections

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is still facing a no-confidence vote though his center-right People's Party (OVP) won a significant victory in the European Parliament elections on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 12:00:04

Trump becomes first foreign leader to meet Japan's new emperor

Donald Trump became the first foreign leader to meet with Japan's newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito, an honor Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes will help charm the U.S. president when it comes to thorny trade talks.
Source: CGTN | 2019/5/27 11:57:19

One dead, 11 injured in Peru quake

At least one person was killed and 11 others injured after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday morning, said the head of the National Emergency Operations Center (COEN) Ricardo Seijas.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 11:47:59