Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Taiwan president vows justice for victims of 1947 massacre

Taiwan president vows justice for victims of 1947 massacre

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday vowed to ensure truth and justice for the victims of a massacre carried out seven decades ago by...
Trump considering 3,000 pardons, including boxer Muhammad Ali

I stand with Japan against N. Korean menace, working on trade – Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said America stood with ally Japan against the North Korean “menace”. Speaking after a summit with Japanese Prime Minister...
MPC retains lending rate at 14%

China, Nigeria bilateral trade hits $11.2b

The trade and economic cooperation between China and Nigeria has prospered with bilateral trade hitting $11.2 billion with first 10 months of 2017. The figure...

China formally opens first overseas military base in Djibouti

China on Tuesday formally opened its first overseas military base with a flag raising ceremony in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, the same...
Pope condemns Gaza killings, says Mideast needs justice, peace

Pope condemns Gaza killings, says Mideast needs justice, peace

Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the killing of Palestinians near the Gaza-Israel border, saying the deaths would only lead to more violence, and appealed...
Eid celebration: UAE president pardons 803 prisoners

Eid celebration: UAE president pardons 803 prisoners

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) president has ordered the release of 803 prisoners on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, the Islamic feast of sacrifice. UAE...
Report: Cambodia bans Hollywood blockbuster

Report: Cambodia bans Hollywood blockbuster

The Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has banned the Hollywood blockbuster sequel “Kingsman: Golden Circle’’ from local cinemas, local media reported on...
Duterte threatens to arrest ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

Philippines’ Duterte now targets fake drugs

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines has opened a new front in his war on drugs, targeting fake over-the-counter medicines to try to stem the...
41 patients die in Korean hospital fire

41 patients die in Korean hospital fire

A huge fire tore through a South Korean hospital Friday killing at least 41 people, in the country’s worst blaze for 15 years. More than...
10 crocodiles escape from zoo after floods hit southern Thailand

10 crocodiles escape from zoo after floods hit southern Thailand

No fewer than 10 crocodiles escaped from a zoo in the southern Thai province of Nakhon Si Thammarat since floods hit the area recently,...