The financial assistance was announced by US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun at the 1st Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting earlier this week.
US politicians claimed dams built by China affected people’s lives along Mekong River.
The US Dep of Treasury declares sanction on the Union Development Group of China.
Japan’s ruling party elects chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga its new leader.
The history-making blazes have now burned through nearly five million acres.
The United States and Iran will face off at the UN’s top court on Monday in the latest round of a battle over sanctions on Tehran reimposed by President Donald Trump.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 261,216 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 3,372 new cases on Sunday.
Duterte: South China Sea disputes must be resolved using international law.
Peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government got down to business.
Clinical trials of one of the most advanced experimental COVID-19 vaccines resumed Saturday after a brief safety pause, as infection numbers continued to march upward in countries across the globe.
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will spend 150 million baht to develop a new 15km canal network in Thon Buri as part of an initiative to revive tourism in Bangkok.
Greek riot police fired tear gas at protesting asylum-seekers on the island of Lesbos Saturday, as thousands demanded help after being left homeless by fires that destroyed Europe’s largest migrant camp.
Speed limits on stretches of motorways in England are to be cut as a trial measure to reduce air pollution, Highways England announced Saturday.
Wang Yi: The US is becoming the most dangerous factor damaging peace in the area.
State of South Australia has become Australia’s first state to ban single-use plastics.
President Donald Trump admitted that he tried to minimise the lethal threat of the coronavirus early on in the pandemic, according to excerpts reported Wednesday from a new book by veteran US journalist Bob Woodward.
Entire communities have been razed by wildfires raging in the western United States, with officials warning of potential mass deaths under apocalyptic orange skies.
A former Goldman Sachs executive is seeking a review of charges in Malaysia linked to the 1MDB scandal.
Malaysia to renegotiate with China and the main contractor to ascertain the cost.
Clinical trials of AstraZeneca vaccine are “paused” upon finding unexplained illness.
Trump savaged his Democratic opponent Joe Biden on Tuesday at the start of a tour of swing states, but seemed to concede that his reelection campaign is running out of donors, requiring him to dip into his own pocket.
At least two people were killed and a dozen more wounded in an explosion targetting the convoy of Afghanistan’s vice president Amrullah Saleh in central Kabul early yesterday, officials said.
A stricken oil tanker off Sri Lanka that has been on fire since last week has left a kilometre-long slick across the Indian Ocean, the country’s navy said on Wednesday, sparking fears of an environmental disaster.
Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe met with Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto on Tuesday to discuss bilateral ties and cooperation between the two militaries
Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden traded tough blows.
Wildfires in California have torched a record more than two million acres.
Spain has become the first country in Western Europe to pass 500,000 coronavirus infections.
A powerful typhoon lashes South Korea after smashing into southern Japan.
UK gov’t said two more people had died after testing positive over the past 28 days.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Sunday that President Donald Trump is living in a “different reality” when he denies there is systemic racism in America.