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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.


Trump to make 2-day visit to S. Korea from June 29: Blue House

US President Donald Trump will make a two-day visit to South Korea from June 29, the South Korean presidential Blue House said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 15:21:01

Powerful quakes hit off E. Indonesia, no damage or casualty report so far

Earthquakes with magnitudes of revised 7.4 and 6.1 rocked Indonesia's eastern Maluku and Papua provinces on Monday, but were not potential for tsunami, the meteorology, climatological and geophysics agency said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 14:57:10

Aussie PM promises "fresh look" at industrial relations after election victory

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has promised a "fresh look" at trade unions.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 13:29:31

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

Sino-American university launches global enrollment

Duke Kunshan University (DKU), a Sino-American joint university in east China's Jiangsu Province, began its 2019 enrollment to recruit 325 students globally.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 11:01:04

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

Four foreign workers killed in road accident in Uganda's capital: police

Three Chinese and an Indian workers were killed in a Sunday road accident in Uganda's capital Kampala, a police spokesperson said here.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 10:13:33

Trump denies threatening to demote Fed chairman, says he can if he wants: report

US President Donald Trump said he didn't threaten to demote US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, but he'd be able to do that if he wanted, US media reported Sunday.
Source: xinhua | 2019/6/24 10:02:14

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