UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was "saddened" on Monday by the mudslide and flooding in and near Freetown, Sierra Leone, where officials say at least 300 people have died and at least 2,000 people left homeless.
Philippine Health Secretary Paulyn Rosell-Ubial said the government will spend at least P 2.7 billion to rebuild health facilities, from the DOH-run Amai Pakpak Medical Center and health centers within Marawi City which has been the site of intense armed conflict since May 23 this year.
Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the Armed Forces of the Philippines has began reviewing and recalibrating its existing doctrines for the troops “to adapt and respond” to what he described as evolving type of war.
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 43rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and related summits kicked off on September 5 in Indonesia, with a focus on establishing the region as an
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
Construction has started on a new mega photovoltaic power station in southwest China's Sichuan Province, part of the country's ongoing endeavors to advance the developm
China is set to see more capital inflow and enterprise cooperation during this year's Silk Road (Dunhuang) International Cultural Expo, in order to meet the growing app
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is expected to come to the United Nations headquarters in September, said Ferit Hoxha, Albania's UN ambassador, whose country ho
A recent meeting of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee highlighted the need to effectively prevent and resolve risks in key areas, a
China's central bank held a meeting on Wednesday to enhance financial support for private enterprises, attended by high-ranking officials from regulatory bodies and rep
The First Sichuan Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative Project Jinjing Daoyin Seminar was held on Aug 26 at the foot of Mount Qingcheng in Sichuan province.Dozen
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
Niger's police has been instructed to proceed with the expulsion of French Ambassador to Niger Sylvain Itte, after the expiration of the 48-hour ultimatum granted to hi
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) suspended a planned launch on Monday of an H-IIA rocket that was to carry a moon lander into space, according to launch op
At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Benin's President Patrice Talon pays China a four-day state visit from August 31 to September 3. The visit injects ne
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
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
China's top economic planner on Monday said it will set up an internal bureau to bolster policy coordination in the private economy. The new department is a specialized
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that China will soon launch a special fund of $10 billion to implement the Global Development Initiative (GDI).Xi made the
Over the past 10 years, from the traditional agricultural sector and energy industry to the burgeoning new energy and digital technology sectors, Indonesia has seen mor
China's financial watchdogs announced Thursday that housing credit policies will be adjusted and optimized.The interest rates of existing mortgages for first-home purch