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Pompeo visits India amid disputes


US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is visiting India to mend ties between the two countries, but analysts believe the visit is unlikely to restore the balance amid disputes between the two countries.

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.


Massive display

North Koreans hold cards to make an image of a worker and a farmer during a mass performance of “The Land of the People” at the May Day Stadium in ...

Lethal dose

A pile of drugs burns during a destruction ceremony to mark the UN's International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Yangon, Myanmar on Wednesday.


Scientists warn of transmission of antibiotic-resistant superbugs to humans via plant foods

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria could be transmitted to humans through consumption of plant foods, which may pose health risks for the general public, according to a study unveiled on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 10:59:52

Libyan navy says rescues 199 migrants off western coast

Libyan navy said on Saturday that it rescued 199 illegal immigrants off the country's western coast during the past three days.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 10:55:19

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

Military action against Iran still on table: Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the United States would impose additional sanctions against Iran, adding that military action is still on the table.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 9:48:41

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

US to impose major sanctions against Iran on Monday: Trump

President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the United States would impose major additional sanctions against Iran on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 9:07:07

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

Death toll in Hawaii airplane crash rises to 11

Authorities confirmed on Saturday 11 people died after a twin-engine aircraft carrying skydivers crashed near an airfield on the Hawaiian island of Oahu Friday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 7:36:10

UAE's Etihad Airways suspends operations through Iranian airspace

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) national carrier Etihad Airways announced on Saturday that it has suspended operations through Iranian airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 19:12:04

US administration's tariff actions not "pet-friendly": industry association

Mike Bober, president and CEO of the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, said Friday that the current and planned tariffs, plus the Chinese retaliations, are having a significant impact on pet trade and American pet owners.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 18:52:26

Death toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 7

The death toll in the collapse of a seven-story building, which was under-construction, in southwestern Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk province early Saturday has risen to seven, the Preah Sihanouk Province's Administration said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 18:51:34