(VNF) - US President Donald Trump on Nov. 15 rejected claims that his nearly two-week visit to Asia did not bring any breakthroughs in trade and North Korea. In a 24-minute statement at the White House, Trump strongly defended his national coloring agenda during the visit.
Ahead of the APEC Summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia supports the idea of a free trade area in the Asia Pacific.
Saudi Arabia will for the first time allow women to attend sports events in three selected stadiums from early next year, the General Sports Authority said in a statement.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he spoke to Chinese President Xi Jinping to congratulate him on a new leadership line-up unveiled at the Communist Party Congress in Beijing.
The make-up of the Politburo Standing Committee, the country’s supreme political body, has been revealed. Five new faces will back up the president as he looks to advance his political agenda.
The defence ministers of China, Japan and the US expressed their countries’ support for ASEAN’s central role during meetings with their ASEAN counterparts in the Philippines on October 23.
A ceremony was held in Rome, Italy, on October 20 to mark 50 years since the establishment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and 40 years of ASEAN-European Union (EU) diplomatic ties.
VNF - China’s 19th Communist Party Congress officially opened in Beijing on October 18th. Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech opening the congress.
At least 36 people have died in fires ravaging forests in northern and central Portugal over the past 24 hours, rescuers said Monday (October 16th), after three people were killed in Spain in blazes sparked by arsonists and fanned by Hurricane Ophelia.
U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, the Philippines and Hawaii between November 3rd and 14th, the White House said on Monday (October 16th).
World leaders from the United States, Britain, Canada and France on Sunday (October 15th) strongly condemned the weekend suicide bombing in Somalia, the worst attack in the country to date with at least 137 deaths.
Thais marked one year since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej with formal ceremonies and acts of personal devotion Friday before an elaborate five-day funeral later this month.
Britain and the EU are stuck in a "disturbing" deadlock over the Brexit divorce bill, though a breakthrough remains possible in the next two months, EU negotiator Michel Barnier said on Thursday (October 12th).
The owner of the hotel where a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.
More than 200 fire engines and firefighting crews from around the country were being rushed to California on Wednesday (October 11th) to help battle infernos which have left at least 21 people dead and thousands homeless.
The German government on Wednesday (October 11th) gave a substantial lift to its economic growth forecast for 2017, saying it now expects 2.0 per cent expansion rather than the 1.5 per cent predicted in April.
Bolivian President Evo Morales lauded Ernesto "Che" Guevara on Monday (October 9th) as he led commemorations 50 years to the day since the Cuban revolutionary leader was killed by CIA-trained Bolivian troops.