The Myanmar military on Monday announced the appointment of 11 new ministers, including U Wunna Maung Lwin as the country's new foreign minister.
02:06 Foreign ministers from all 28 EU countries held an emergency summit in Brussels on Friday to discuss multiple crises in the Middle East.The EU ministers continued to back the Ira
Slightly more than a year after entering politics, Mr Ng Chee Meng and Ong Ye Kung will be promoted to full ministers in the latest round of Cabinet changes announced on Friday (Oct 28).
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is to join his counterparts from Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) in a ministerial meeting in Tokyo on Wednesday,Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Monday.
Vietnamese parliament on Thursday adopted the appointment of cabinet members for 2016-2021 tenure proposed by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday was set to install nine new ministers after announcing his second cabinet reshuffle in less than two years after taking office.
The European Union (EU) will consider taking additional measures to support farmers hit hard by the dairy and pig meat crisis, said EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan Tuesday.
Science and technology-related ministers from the Group of Seven major economies issued a joint statement Tuesday in Japan outlining the importance of technical innovation for the development of societies and economies around the world as well as being central to tackling a number of worldwide challenges including gender parity.
Education ministers of the Group of Seven major nations agreed at a two-day meeting that ended Sunday to promote education to create societies where diversity is valued.
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
Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who stepped back from leadership late last year to allow Democrats to shepherd in a “new generation,” announced on Friday she will se
South Korean fishermen have suffered a sharp fall in the sale of aquatic products after Japan's dumping of nuclear-contaminated wastewater into the ocean."Fishermen are
Israel's foreign minister arrived in Bahrain on Sunday for talks with senior officials in his first visit to one of the Gulf Arab states with ties to Israel.Eli Cohen w
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
India's moon rover confirmed the presence of sulfur and detected several other elements near the lunar south pole as it searches for signs of frozen water nearly a week
Indonesia is hosting the 43rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and several other high-profile meetings associated with the Summit in Jakarta from S
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
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
A group of people in China's Taiwan region gathered on Wednesday to protest against the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities' collusion with the Japanese poli
Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault left for Beijing on Saturday to attend a meeting on climate change and biodiversity issues.This wi
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
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
Japan's agriculture minister on Thursday referred to the Fukushima nuke wastewater released into the ocean as "contaminated water" instead of the term "treated water" i
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
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 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
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
The profit decline posted by China's major industrial firms narrowed in the January-July period, according to National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data published on Sund