Bernie Sanders to run in US presidential election
20/02/2019
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced on September 19th that he will be running for US President in the 2020 election.
Remittances to Philippines hit new record in 2018
10:18 18/02/2019
Personal remittances from overseas Philippine people reached USD3.2 billion in December 2018, up 3.6 percent year-on-year, the Philippines central bank said on February 15th.
Indian PM Narendra Modi strongly condemns attack in Jammu and Kashmir
16:55 15/02/2019
Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has strongly condemned the attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, on February 14th.
Vietnam to attend 28th International Book Fair in Cuba
16:55 15/02/2019
The 28th International Book Fair is taking place from February 7th - 17th in Habana, Cuba, and is scheduled to attract 44 countries from five continents, including Vietnam.
Malaysia's economy grows 4.7 percent in 2018
10:09 15/02/2019
Malaysia posted a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 4.7 percent in the fourth quarter (Q4) of last year, leading to an overall economic growth of 4.7 percent in 2018, Bernama news agency reported, citing Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)’s announcement.
US President Donald Trump to meet China counterpart in March
16:41 14/02/2019
President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jin-ping are expected to meet in March 2019, US Deputy Secretary of the Department of Agriculture Stephen Censky said.
Thailand-Myanmar anti-human trafficking deal endorsed
10:23 14/02/2019
The cabinet approved an agreement between the governments of Thailand and Myanmar to suppress human trafficking and eliminate the trafficking at organisational level effectively and in timely manner.
Egypt President takes up AU Chairmanship
10:13 14/02/2019
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has taken up the chairmanship of the African Union (AU) from Rwandan leader Paul Kagame, at the 32nd ordinary session of the AU in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on February 10th.
Singapore works to enhance food security
10:12 14/02/2019
The Singaporean Parliament on February 12th passed a new law on the establishment of a new agency to oversee food-related issues, a move to turn the country into an agriculture and food hub of the region.
Kim Jong-un to fly to Vietnam for 2nd US – DPRK summit
10:05 14/02/2019
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s leader Kim Jong-un will arrive in Vietnam for his 2nd summit with President Donald Trump on a plane.