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US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper will visit Bangkok, Seoul, Manila and Hanoi on his Asian tour (AFP Photo/Olivier Douliery)
09 November 2019
The US would like to strengthen military cooperation with China, including repatriating...
Zau Seng, at far right, with Joseph, Dave, and David after successful rescues this week in Syria. Photo: Free Burma Rangers (FBR)
04 November 2019
Mortar fire by pro-Ankara forces Sunday killed a Myanmar national working as a cameraman...
Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: EPA
02 November 2019
China warned Friday it would not tolerate any challenge to Hong Kong's governing system,...
US President Donald J. Trump speaks to the news media before departing aboard Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 01 November 2019. Photo: EPA
02 November 2019
A deeply divided Congress formally opened a new, public phase of its investigation into...
31 October 2019
Beijing will use facial recognition tools to speed up security checks in the city's...
Amelia Bambridge was last seen at a beach party around 3.30am on Oct 24. (Photo: Facebook / Amelia Bambridge)
29 October 2019
Cambodia deployed soldiers, police and divers to scour an island popular with backpackers...
Tran Thi Hue (C), grandmother of 30-year old Le Van Ha, who is feared to be among the 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain, is consoled by relatives inside their house in Vietnam's Nghe An province. Photo: Nhac Nguyen/AFP
28 October 2019
Young, aspirational and poor Vietnamese are risking their lives to travel to Europe,...
David Stilwell (C) US Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Photo: EPA
27 October 2019
US Assistant Secretary David R. Stilwell will visit Tokyo, Rangoon, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok...
A boy carries buckets to collect drinking water at Sapa village, in the outskirts of Mandalay, Myanmar. Photo: EPA
26 October 2019
Developed countries on Friday pledged nearly $10 billion for the UN's flagship climate...
This undated handout picture taken by Nigel Uyam and released by Kessy Sawang of The Basamuk People's Voice on October 24, 2019 shows the coastline and surrounding waters near the Ramu nickel refinery stained an ochre red from toxic slurry at Basamuk Bay, Rai Coast, in Papua New Guinea's Madang province. Photo: AFP
25 October 2019
Papua New Guinea said Thursday it had ordered the indefinite closure of a multi-billion...
A Volocopter unmanned air taxi transport flies over Marina Bay during test flight with a safety pilot at the 26th Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress (ITSWC) in Singapore on October 22, 2019. Photo: Roslan Rahman/AFP
23 October 2019
A drone-like flying taxi whirred over Singapore's waterfront Tuesday, with the firm...
A picture of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (front) is displayed togethter with former Nobel Peace Prize winners at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway, 11 October 2019. Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded with the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced 11 October 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
12 October 2019
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed faces stark challenges on the very issues that earned...

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