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New Year’s food traditions around the world
17/02/2018
Grapes, red wine or fishes… are food traditions on New Year from around the world that will make your mouth water.
Singapore joins hands with ASEAN to address challenges
10:02 14/01/2018
As holding the rotating chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Singapore will make efforts to strengthen the bloc’s collective resilience against common threats such as terrorism, cybercrimes and climate change.
Volcano in Bali island active with 2,500m ash column
14:40 13/01/2018
The Agung volcano in Bali resort island of Indonesia spew an ash column of 2,500m to the sky in its latest eruption on January 11th.
Indonesia to import rice from Vietnam to curb price hikes
14:25 13/01/2018
Indonesia will import 500,000 tonnes of rice from Vietnam and Thailand to contain rice price hikes and declining supply in the local market, said Indonesian Minister of Trade Enggartiasto Lukita.
13 killed in Southern California landslides
17:12 12/01/2018
Heavy rains unleashed destructive rivers of mud and debris in Southern California on January 9th, leaving at least 13 people dead.
US Secretary of State to attend Korean Peninsula talks in Canada
17:04 12/01/2018
The US State Department on January 11th said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will co-host the Vancouver Foreign Minister’s Meeting on Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland.
Japanese PM visits Baltic, Eastern European nations
17:02 12/01/2018
Japanese Prime Minister (PM) Shinzo Abe will visit the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, and three Eastern European nations including Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania, for six days from January 12th, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.
International leaders welcome Intra-Korean talks
17:01 12/01/2018
International leaders on January 9th welcomed the result of the high-level talks between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) Governments which took place at Panmunjeom’s Peace House.
US President Donald Trump says US "could conceivably" rejoin Paris deal
16:54 12/01/2018
On January 10th, US President Donald Trump said the US could "conceivably" return to the 2015 Paris climate accord if the agreement treated America more fairly.
British PM appoints Economic Secretary to Treasury
18:53 11/01/2018
Prime Minister Theresa May appointed former management consultant and the Conservative Member of Parliament for Salisbury, John Glen as Economic Secretary to the Treasury.