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APEC CEO Summit starts in Bangkok, Thailand

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit began on Thursday in Bangkok, Thailand, under the theme of "Embrace, Engage, Enable."Thai Prime Minister Prayut

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UN General Assembly resolution demands end of U.S. embargo on Cuba

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution to demand an end to the decades-old U.S. embargo on Cuba.The resolution was adopted with 185 v

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Pound hits record low against U.S. dollar on growing recession fears

The British pound plunged to a record low against the dollar on Monday as traders grow increasingly fearful of a deep UK recession after new finance minister Kwasi Kwar

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The UK's Queen Elizabeth II dies aged 96

Queen Elizabeth II of the UK had died aged 96, at her summer residence in Scotland. The longest serving monarch of recent times was placed under medical supervision by

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China adds foreign banks to its emissions-cutting policy lending tool

China's central bank has added two foreign banks to its carbon emission reduction supporting tool to assist with the country's green push and further open up the financ

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Yemen's warring parties extend truce by two months: UN

Yemen's warring parties on Tuesday agreed to extend a four-month long truce by a further two months, just hours before the current deal lapsed."I am pleased to announc

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China's industrial profits rebound 0.8% in June

Profits of China's major industrial enterprises rebounded by 0.8 percent year on year in June, after declining over the previous two months due to COVID-19 curbs, accor

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