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Trump criticizes Japan's 'one-sided' trade deals with US

Visiting US President Donald Trump took aim at Japan on Monday for what he described as one-sided trade deals with the US.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/6 21:48:40

Aussie politicians to be forced to declare citizenship status before running for public office: PM

Australian politicians will be forced to declare their citizenship status before running for public office, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/6 18:19:41

29 dead, 29 missing as Typhoon Damrey hits central Vietnam

Typhoon Damrey by Sunday evening had killed 29 local people and left 29 others missing in Vietnam, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Monday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/6 9:35:01

Nations look to Trump to clarify Asia policy

US President Donald Trump's 12-day Asia trip should bring clarification to his approach to Asia, but that strategy will unlikely target China as an archrival, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/5 23:18:39

Cambodia sees Belt and Road Initiative as key development strategy for trade, investment

Cambodia regarded the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative as a key development strategy for the country's trade and investment expansion, said a Commerce Ministry news release on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/5 22:53:23

Australia PM refuses NZ offer to take in 150 asylum seekers

Australia turned down on Sunday an offer to take 150 asylum seekers being held in an Australian-run detention center in Papua New Guinea, where UN officials have warned a humanitarian emergency is unfolding.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/5 22:03:39

S. Korea's Blue House asks people to "warmly welcome" Trump's visit

South Korea's presidential Blue House on Sunday asked people to warmly welcome US President Donald Trump who will make a state visit to the country next week.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/5 17:13:15

Trump in Japan for 1st stop of Asian tour, security, trade in focus

US President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Sunday for the first stop of his 9-day Asian tour.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/5 13:19:40

Vietnam, China vow to join hands to realize common prosperity

Vietnam and China have pledged to seize the opportunities brought about by China's Belt and Road Initiative to achieve common development and common prosperity.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/4 21:01:58

Typhoon kills 20, leaves 17 missing in Vietnam

Typhoon Damrey has claimed 20 human lives and left 17 people missing after hitting Vietnam's central region on Saturday morning, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Saturday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/4 23:52:44

Cambodian king, PM wrap up annual Water Festival

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, accompanied by Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen, attended the closing ceremony of the annual Water Festival on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/4 22:58:21

Typhoon deaths in central Vietnam rise to 11, many missing

Typhoon Damrey has claimed at least 11 human lives and left many people missing after striking Vietnam's central region on Saturday morning, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/4 20:59:43

3 killed, 15 injured in pilgrimage bus overturn in Myanmar

Three people including two women have been killed and 15 others injured in a car overturn accident in Kalay, Myanmar's northwestern Sagaing region, said the Ministry of Home Affairs in a press release on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/4 20:57:51

Cambodian PM says main opposition party on verge of dissolution in treason case

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Saturday that the country's biggest opposition party was on the brink of dissolution after its leader Kem Sokha was charged with treason.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/4 20:56:12

One killed, dozens of buildings damaged in strong earthquake in Indonesia

One person died and dozens of buildings were damaged in the latest powerful earthquake in Maluku province in Indonesia, local disaster agency said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/4 20:51:53

Pro-, anti-Trump rallies held in S.Korea ahead of state visit

Rallies both welcoming and opposing US President Donald Trump's two-day travel to South Korea next week were held here on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/4 20:45:37

Washington better to value cooperation in new Asia-Pacific policy

While awaiting US President Donald Trump's first visit to the region, Asian countries have been closely watching his soon-to-be-unveiled Asia policy. The White House host is well advised to divert his interest - if there is any - in the former US divide-and-rule strategies, and instead steer his country back onto the track of consultation and cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/4 11:31:08

Rohingya refugees continue entering into Bangladesh: agency

Rohingya refugees are continuing to enter into Bangladesh at a fast speed, with over the last 48 hours some 4,000 crossing across the border from Myanmar, the International Organization of Migrants (IOM) said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/4 7:48:21