President Donald Trump’s administration late on Wednesday said the US will admit a record low of no more than 15,000 refugees over the coming year despite surging global displacement, stepping up its hard line one month before elect
Japan's defence ministry sought a budget increase from Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s government on Wednesday, to build and buy more aircraft and weaponry amid rising military tensions in the region.
Japan's newly minted Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to visit Vietnam and Indonesia in mid-October for his first overseas trip as prime minister, several government sources said on Wednesday.
The development of Ho Chi Minh City’s (HCMC’s) Northwestern Urban Area (NUA) is expected to attract increased investment, drive economic growth of neighbouring areas, and strengthen relations with Cambodia and other ASEAN countries.
All of the 75 tunnels forming part of the Laos-China railway have now been bored, marking a major milestone in the construction of the US$5.9 billion mega-project.
Up to 100 million additional doses of any eventual Covid-19 vaccines will be secured for delivery to poorer countries next year, health groups announced on Tuesday, as the virus showed no sign of receding after claiming more than one million lives around the world.
Democratic Joe Biden told a raging President Donald Trump to “shut up” in a chaotic opening debate that turned almost immediately into a shouting match 35 days ahead of the tensest US election in recent memory.
Two wildfires in the US State of California that ravaged Napa’s famous wine region and killed three people exploded in size on Tuesday as firefighters faced a weeks-long battle to contain the blazes.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is seeking a meeting with representatives of Facebook after he questioned the social networking platform’s decision to take down pro-government and pro-military “advocacy” pages and accounts, saying he does not see any use for it if it does not help the
Chinese Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou and her lawyers returned to a Canadian court on Monday to press for her release, arguing that the US, by omitting key facts, blatantly misled Canada about her alleged crimes to secure her arrest