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7.7-magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the Maluku province of eastern Indonesia on Monday, but was not potential for tsunami, the meteorology, climatological and geophysics agency said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 13:26:45

7.2-MAGNITUDE QUAKE JOLTS INDONESIA'S TANIMBAR ISLANDS IN BANDA SEA -- MEDIA REPORT

7.2-MAGNITUDE QUAKE JOLTS INDONESIA'S TANIMBAR ISLANDS IN BANDA SEA -- MEDIA REPORT
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 11:24:26

Death toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24

The death toll in the collapse of a seven-story under-construction building in southwestern Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk Province early Saturday, has risen to 24, according to the latest report released by the rescue team on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 10:57:53

6.1-magnitude quake hits 233km W of Abepura, Indonesia -- USGS

A magnitude-6.1 earthquake jolted 233km W of Abepura, Indonesia at 01:05:28 GMT on Monday, the US Geological Survey said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 9:50:19

5.5-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Chiba Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 on Monday struck off southeast coast of Japan's Chiba Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 9:23:56

Hog cholera breakout

Workers wearing protective clothing prepare to cull pigs at a farm where hog cholera, also known as classical swine flu, was confirmed in Seki City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan on Sunday. Local authorities said that 1,200 pigs would be destroyed at the farm. This is the 18th outbreak of hog cholera in the area since September 2018.
Source: IC | 2019/6/23 21:33:40

Protectionism slammed as ASEAN leaders meet

Thailand's prime minister made an impassioned plea against protectionism on Sunday at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders where the fallout from the US-China tariff war has dominated talks.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/23 21:28:41

N.Korea's Kim receives letter from Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has received a personal letter from US President Donald Trump, the country's official Korean Central News Agency reported on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/23 21:28:39

India rejects US religious report

The Indian government on Sunday rejected a US State Department religious report, seeing no credibility in a "foreign entity" pronouncing "on the state of our citizens' constitutionally protected rights."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 15:47:32

Sci-tech innovation boosts socio-economic development in DPRK

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been pushing forward technological innovation in a bid to bolster the country's economic growth and social progress.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 10:18:09

Death toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 17

The death toll in the collapse of a seven-story building, which was under-construction, in southwestern Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk province has risen to 17, according to a victims' name list released by the rescue team on Sunday
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 10:11:36

34th ASEAN Summit held in Bangkok, Thailand

The 34th ASEAN Summit, which is chaired by Thailand and will last until Sunday, will discuss the affairs of the 10 member countries, the current status of the ASEAN community and its future tasks.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 10:08:24

Moscow to ban flights of Georgian airlines to Russia from July 8

Flights of Georgian airlines to Russia will be suspended from July 8, Russian Transport Ministry said Saturday, amid rising unrest in the Caucasus country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 9:46:28

DRPK leader Kim Jong Un receives letter from Trump

Top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un has received a personal letter from U.S. President Donald Trump, the country's official Korean Central News Agency reported on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 8:28:43

Sri Lanka president further extends state of emergency

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday extended the state of emergency by a further one month considering the security situation in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 13:56:49

Sri Lankan container terminal crowned best in Asia for 3rd consecutive year

Sri Lanka's Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT), located at the Colombo Harbor, has been voted as the Best Container Terminal in Asia in the "Under 4 million TEUs category" at the Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards, local media reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 9:35:38

30 dead in fire at Indonesia factory

At least 30 people died on Friday after a fire swept through a small factory producing matchsticks in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, authorities said.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/21 22:28:42

ASEAN seeks conclusion of trade deal this year: Thai PM

Southeast Asian leaders are eager to sign a sweeping trade pact by the end of this year, Thailand's prime minister said on Friday, with further talks expected at a Bangkok summit on the world's biggest commercial deal.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/21 22:28:41