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.
(HBO) - Cuba's National Assembly of People's Power, or the parliament, is set to elect its president and other key positions during an extraordinary session on October 10, local media reported on September 30.
The Greek market appears ready to rise to the challenge set by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis regarding a forthcoming ban on all single-use plastics, business representatives told Xinhua on September 27.
Afghans began voting on Saturday (September 28) morning in a one-day presidential election to select the country's new leader for the next five years.
Top US Democrat Nancy Pelosi Tuesday announced the opening of a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, saying he betrayed his oath of office by seeking help from a foreign power to hurt his Democratic rival Joe Biden.
Germany, France, Italy and Malta have agreed on how to jointly handle migrants who arrive in the Mediterranean.
The UN Climate Action Summit opened in New York, the US on September 23 with the participation of representatives from more than 60 countries and the European Union (EU).
The 39th ASEAN Chiefs of Police Conference (ASEANAPOL 39) concluded in Hanoi on September 19.
Vietnam is taking part in a field exercise on peacekeeping operations and humanitarian mine action that opened at the Indonesia Peace and Security Centre in Sentul city on September 16.
Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud said Tuesday (September 17) that Saudi oil production, suspended earlier due to attacks on two major Aramco facilities, would be fully restored by the end of September.
Trade tensions are weighing on growth across the world, but the International Monetary Fund is "far" from forecasting a global recession, an IMF official told Reuters on September 13, as the fund prepares to release a new economic outlook next month.
Việt Nam, Cambodia and Laos should work together across their borders to fight the illegal drug trade, said participants at the 18th trilateral/bilateral ministerial meeting on drug control co-operation among the three nations held in Hà Nội on Wednesday.
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Many provinces of Thailand on September 13 started to hand out face masks to people as smog from forest fires in Indonesia hovered over its southern region.
Embassies of member countries in the ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR) celebrated the ASEAN Family Day on September 7th.
(HBO) - Lao officials and military personnel last week used aircraft and trucks of the Lao People's Army to deliver emergency supplies including drinking water, food, boats, tents and household essentials to six southern provinces devastated by floods.