Myanmar hopes to take significant steps towards ending its long-running armed conflicts this month as leaders will meet for a peace conference starting Wednesday in the capital city Naypyidaw. However, the battlefields are unlikely to quieten down any time soon.
The Airport Authority has come under fire again – this time from government environmental advisers – over plans to translocate just 5 per cent of rare and slow-growing coral colonies found near the construction site of its third runway.
An Air Koryo passenger plane, the national carrier of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), was forced to land in Taoxian International Airport in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province on Friday.
One month after Taiwan's new leader Tsai Ing-wen assumed office, the island is not short of protests and disputes over policy reversals, and businessmen increasingly complain about the dawdling economy.
The banking regulator began a three-month consultation into the initiative on Tuesday, designed to ensure banks are ready to face online threats
Patients using emergency services at public hospitals could be asked to pay HK$200 – double the current fee – under a plan being considered by the Hospital Authority to address overcrowding caused by flu.
Beijing transit authorities are targeting illegal roadside parking in bicycle lanes, and plan to further increase cycling infrastructure by the end of this year.
Altogether 224 people are still in critical condition following a fire on June 27 at a water park in Taiwan, the island's health authority said Thursday.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday signed several trade bills into law, including the legislation giving him the so-called fast-track authority to negotiate trade deals with other countries, injecting new momentum to the stalled Asia-Pacific trade talks.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday night asked Congress to grant the administration the so-called "fast track" authority to negotiate far-reaching trade deals with Asia-Pacific and European countries and speed them through Congress.
Taiwan's new chief administrator Mao Chi-kuo and other officials from the administrative authority were sworn in on Monday, pledging to deepen rapport with the public.
Taiwan's legislative authority passed new amendments to the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation after a third reading on Tuesday.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday welcomed the transfer of authority early in the day from the African-led Mission to the UN peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic (CAR), saying that the move marks the beginning of the UN force's military and police action in the country
The Taiwan authority on Sunday afternoon agreed to halt the construction of the island's fourth nuclear power plant that triggered safety concerns.
Student protest leaders Monday announced that they would retreat from the chamber of Taiwan's legislative building at 6 p.m. Thursday.
An H-IIA rocket carrying the Japanese space agency's lunar lander lifted off from Tanegashima Space Center on Thursday.It will attempt to make the nation's first lunar
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
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
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Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad and his Iranian counterpart Hussein Amir-Abdollahian on Wednesday jointly warned the United States against its reported military b
The 43rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and related summits kicked off on Tuesday, with the focus on establishing the region as an epicenter of e
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
New cabinet members under Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin were sworn in at the Royal Palace on Tuesday.Earlier, Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has endorsed th
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
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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
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
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The United Nations on Tuesday called for a legally binding ban of nuclear tests and warned of a global catastrophe brought by nuclear weapons.In a message on the Intern
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
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