(HBO) - The ASEAN Committee in Mexico, comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, joined hands with authorities of Mexico’s Yucatan state to arrange a business forum in Merida city on November 15th.
On November 16, Japan’s Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) announced the recall of 394,025 cars from the US over a defect in the braking system, causing concerns that a brake fluid leak could potentially lead to a fire.
Vice President of Bolivian Senate, Senator Jeanine Anez was sworn in as Interim President of Bolivia on November 12, in the context of the country being in a serious political crisis after weeks of violent protests led to the resignation of former President Evo Morales.
The 48th ASEAN Senior Transport Officials (STOM 48) Meeting and Associated Dialogue Partner Meetings kicked off in Hanoi on November 11.
(HBO) - Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia’s east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming "catastrophic” fire conditions.
The first round of discussions among the 45-member "small body" of the Syrian Constitutional Committee was concluded in Geneva on November 8 and the new round is expected to be convened in Geneva later this month.
At least five members of a family in northern Mexico, including two infants, were killed on November 4 in an attack by unknown gunmen, a government source and local media said, in the latest case of grisly violence to hit the country.
ADB has endorsed a new 5-year country partnership strategy (CPS) that lays out the institution’s support for Cambodia’s goal of becoming an upper middle-income country by 2030.
US President Donald Trump said on Sunday (October 27) the Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed in a US military operation in Syria.
The Republic of Korea (ROK) on October 28 offered to hold working-level talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to discuss issues on the DPRK's scenic resort of Mount Kumgang.
Israeli Blue and White party's leaders vowed on Monday (October 21) to form "a liberal unity government" after incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to present a new one.
Chile's government will extend a state of emergency to cities in its north and south, President Sebastian Pinera said late on October 20, after at least seven people were killed amid violent clashes and arson attacks over the weekend.
European Union leaders will discuss a new budget plan on Friday (October 18) that could allow the bloc to spend up to EUR1.1 trillion (US$1.2 trillion) in the 2021-2027 period, but deep divisions among governments could block a deal for months.
The United States and Turkey on October 17 reached an agreement on a five-day truce and the establishment of a safe zone in northern Syria, where the Turkish forces had been fighting against the Kurdish militia, following talks between the two sides in the Turkish capital of Ankara.
The world economy is facing a future in which there are more and more barriers and tariff measures. In the context that economies have to "live” with trade barriers, analysts are concerned that global economic growth is at risk of sharp decline.
The Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on October 14 agreed to approve a request from the United States for authorization to impose retaliatory measures on the European Union (EU) and four EU member states in the Airbus case.
Mount Merapi, an active volcano in Indonesia's Java island, erupted on Monday (October 14) afternoon, spewing a column of ash up to 3 km high and forcing the authority to issue a warning for planes, national volcanology agency said.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Hakim and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on October 7 called in Baghdad for increasing efforts to reduce tensions in the Gulf region and the return of Syria to the Arab League (AL).
Bangladesh has lifted about 8 million people out of poverty over the past seven years, showed a World Bank report released in Dhaka on october 7.
Candidate for the early presidential election Kais Saied announced that he will not campaign for the second round of the presidential election for "ethical reasons," in a statement issued on October 5.
The latest working-level talks held in Stockholm on Saturday (October 5) between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States broke down with no agreement.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have agreed to enhance cooperation between the two countries.
The Libyan Navy on Wednesday (October 2) said it has rescued 7,036 illegal immigrants this year so far, compared with 12,365 illegal immigrants rescued from January 1 to September 30 last year.
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday (October 2) that the latest Brexit proposals from the British government do not fully meet the agreed objectives of the backstop.
The Italian cabinet on September 30 set the deficit target at 2.2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) for next year, a slight increase from a previous forecast of 2.1 percent.