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Foreign involvement in Sri Lanka attacks: PM


Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tuesday that authorities are making progress in identifying the culprits of the series of bombing attacks and evidence had been found on foreign links of the attacks.

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.


Presidential selfie

Former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev (second from right)and interim President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev (first from right) pose for pictures with attendees during a congress of the ruling Nur Otan party in ...

Sea bed unveiled

This handout photo dated Tuesday and released by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) on Monday shows an image from a drop camera onboard the CSIRO research vessel ...


Panel with Chinese experts to review Boeing's flight control system next week

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Friday that experts from nine civil aviation authorities had confirmed their participation in a panel to review the Boeing 737 Max flight control system.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 17:00:48

Renowned US university holds event on China's development, bilateral ties

The 2019 Penn Wharton China Summit, a student-run gathering to discuss development of China and the United States and their cooperation, kicked off at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) in the US city of Philadelphia on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 16:49:28

Indian man chops off finger after accidentally voting for Modi's party

A man chopped off his index finger after he accidentally cast his ballot for India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 16:48:50

Blast, gunshots heard near gov't office building in Afghan capital

Casualties were feared after a blast and ensuing gunfire rocked near a government office building and a hotel in central of Afghanistan's capital of Kabul on Saturday, witnesses said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 16:46:24

Explosion rocks police compound in southern Philippine Davao City

An explosion rocked inside a police compound in Davao City in the southern Philippines before noon on Saturday, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 13:50:21

Chinese, Ukrainian firms open major solar plant in Ukraine

China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) and Ukraine's largest private energy holding Donbas Fuel and Energy Company (DTEK) on Friday inaugurated a major solar power plant in Ukraine's central Dnipropetrovsk region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 10:21:22

New Zealand becomes first country to hand over genocide archives to Rwanda

New Zealand on Friday became the first country to hand over archives related to the 1994 genocide to Rwanda.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 10:19:35

U.S. House panel subpoenas full Mueller report

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Friday issued a subpoena for the full Mueller report, as it seeks to uncover more damning evidence against U.S. President Donald Trump.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 9:54:47

Brunei national carrier launches direct flights to Changsha, China

Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) announced on Friday that the national carrier has launched direct scheduled services to Changsha, China, effective on April 16, 2019.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 9:10:32

Turkey understands NATO's concerns on Russian missile deal: FM

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday that Turkey understands NATO's concerns over its procurement of the Russian S-400 air defense missiles.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 9:09:21

North Macedonia's presidential candidates wrap up election campaign

The three candidates running for president in North Macedonia are wrapping up their election campaign on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 9:07:45

Pompeo says US to continue negotiation after DPRK's tactical weapon test-firing

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the United States will continue to work to negotiate with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to achieve the Korean Peninsula denuclearization.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 9:04:15

US, Japanese officials meet on ties, DPRK

US and Japanese senior officials met on Friday in Washington, discussing bilateral relations, cross-domain cooperation and the Korean Peninsula denuclearization, among other issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 9:03:15