Sunday, November 18, 2018

Xi, Pence spar over trade, development issues at Apec meet

Chinese President Xi Jinping and United States Vice-President Mike Pence yesterday locked horns over trade and regional development as they sent starkly contrasting...

Thailand raises shipwreck that killed 47 Chinese tourists in Phuket

BANGKOK - Thailand on Saturday raised the shipwreck that killed 47 Chinese tourists in July, part of an ongoing investigation into the cause...

Istanbul to host Asia-Pacific trade chambers meeting

ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency Istanbul next week will...

Caritas: more than 30000 homes built for victims of Typhoon Yolanda

Underway since 2014, the project has touched 1.4 million Filipinos. The 2013 disaster affected 3,424,593 families in nine regions, causing the death of...

Jerusalem, Jewish real estate 'colonisation' ousting Palestinians (and Christians)

The sale of the family home of the Muslim holder of the key to the Holy Sepulcher confirms a growing trend. For a...

Asia's top directors, actors and actresses gather for Chinese-language 'Oscars' awards ceremony

TAIPEI – Asian cinema’s top stars gathered in Taipei on Saturday for Taiwan’s Golden Horse film awards, dubbed the Chinese-language “Oscars,” with acclaimed...

Hospital employee in Malaysia attacks supervisor with machete over appraisal dispute

LIMBANG, Sarawak: A 31-year-old hospital administrative assistant...

Half of All Workers in Asia-Pacific Will be Engaged in 'Vulnerable' Jobs by 2020:...

Nearly half of all workers — 49%  — in the Asia-Pacific region will be engaged in ‘vulnerable employment’ by 2020, says a new report by the...