Indonesia increases security personnel in Jakarta after protests
Indonesia deployed thousands of soldiers and police officers in Jakarta on May 23rd after protests in opposition of the official results of the country’s recent presidential election turned violent.
President Donald Trump supports plan for humanitarian food aid to DPRK
23:13 08/05/2019
The Republic of Korea (RoK) said US President Donald Trump supported the country’s plan to provide humanitarian food aid to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Indonesia strengthens forces to secure elections
15:48 08/05/2019
Indonesia will deploy 450,000 military troops and police personnel to handle possible riots when the 2019 elections results are announced on May 22nd, according to Indonesian Military Commander Hadi Tjahjanto.
Thailand EC announces 349 seat winners for House of Representatives
15:45 08/05/2019
Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) on May 7th announced the list of 349 candidates who won seats in the House of Representatives in the March 24th election.
Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito formally ascends Chrysanthemum Throne
16:41 07/05/2019
Former Crown Prince Naruhito formally took his place as Emperor at a solemn ceremony on May 1st, following the abdication of his father Akihito on April 30th, 2019, beginning the Reiwa period.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets US counterpart Mike Pompeo
16:38 07/05/2019
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on May 6th held talks with his U. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Finland.
13 people killed in Mexico private jet crash
16:04 07/05/2019
A private jet with more than a dozen people on board crashed in northern Mexico on its way down from Las Vegas.
Dien Bien Phu campaign in French veteran’s memory
10:12 07/05/2019
Despite the 65 years that have passed, the memories of Colonel Jacques Allaire – a French veteran who fought in the Dien Bien Phu campaign – have remained intact.
RoK steps up FTA talks with Philippines, Malaysia
10:04 07/05/2019
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) is set to hold open hearings in Seoul on May 7th to promote the country’s free trade agreements (FTAs) with the Philippines and Malaysia.
China considers cancelling trade talks with US this week
16:19 06/05/2019
China is consider cancelling trade talks with the United States this week after President Donald Trump vowed to a new tariff hike on Chinese goods.