Malaysia’s opposition leader Lim Guan Eng, who is also the chief minister of the prosperous northern island of Penang, was arrested on Wednesday by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for alleged graft.
A South Korea-born Canadian pastor was sentenced to lifetime labor for subversion, the supreme court of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) announced Wednesday.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) contributed around 50 percent of Singapore's 2014 Gross Domestic Product (GDP), said Minister of Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang.
A South Korean Army soldier, who killed five comrades and wounded seven others in a shooting rampage in June 2014, got death penalty from a military court on Tuesday.
A runaway South Korean Army sergeant, who killed five comrades in a shooting spree Saturday night, was captured alive on Monday afternoon after some 20 hours of standoff with trailing soldiers.
When people think of trade, typically their focus tends to be on goods, something produced in one country, and shipped to another. The world has of course seen such tra
Donald Trump will stand trial in March 2024 for trying to overturn his 2020 presidential election defeat, one day before Republican voters in more than a dozen U.S. sta
Rescuers on Monday faced a growing race against time to find survivors from the rubble of devastated villages in Morocco's Atlas Mountains, three days after the country
About 5,000 people gathered in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to protest against a new type of identity card to be introduced later this month, polic
Thailand's Pheu Thai Party will announce later on Monday it has the backing of 14 parties in its bid to form the next government, its deputy leader said, ahead of this
The 15th meeting of BRICS leaders was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from August 22 to 24 with the theme "BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Mutually Accelerated Gr
Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad Ahmed Attaf said on Tuesday that his country has put forth a political solution to address the ongoin
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday met with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Kyiv as the senior U.S. official made a surprise visit
A Pakistani high court on Tuesday suspended former Prime Minister Imran Khan's prison sentence for a graft conviction, his party said, though he still faces a slew of o
The world has been closely monitoring the BRICS summit, which brings African countries together to enhance their share of the global economy and bridge the substantial
Iran and China have "good capacities" for environmental cooperation, especially in combating dust and sand storms, said Ali Salajegheh, Iran's vice president and head o
At the invitation of the government of the Republic of India, Premier Li Qiang of China's State Council will attend the 18th G20 Summit to be held in New Delhi, India d
The U.S. policies, including tariffs, which were aimed at decoupling the Chinese and U.S. economies, may ultimately not reduce the U.S.' dependence on supply chains lin
With the theme "opening up leads development, cooperation delivers the future," the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) opened in Beijing on Saturda
Climate change is undoubtedly the defining challenge of our time, but its effects are not equally distributed. In both developed and developing countries, environmental
Japan will begin discharging the nuclear-contaminated water stored at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the sea on August 24, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio
Every weekend, Asia Pacific Daily will provide you with a run-down of the latest hot news.This week, the following hot news you should know:Top 1 | Brice Nguema named t
Hurricane Idalia left a trail of destruction along its path through three U.S. states. In Florida, where it first made landfall in the Big Bend region, where the panhan
On August 27, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in China for a four-day visit to discuss trade and technology issues and better manage economic differences.