Plumes of ash from a rumbling volcano forced Indonesian authorities to close Bali's airport for a second day Tuesday, as a threatened eruption stranded tourists and forced mass evacuations.
(VNF) - Each year on Anzac Day, April 25th, Australians gather at services and ceremonies around the world to remember the bravery and sacrifice of those who served their nation in times of war and conflict.
(VNF) - Economic growth will ease slightly in developing countries in East Asia and Pacific this year, even as the region benefits from lower oil prices and a continued economic recovery in developed economies, according to the East Asia Pacific Economic Update released in Singapore on April 13th by the World Bank.
Singapore will invest SGD35 million (USD30 million) in a marketing campaign to boost visitor arrivals to the island country.
The Malaysian Government on April 1st begins imposing a 6 percent Goods and Service Tax (GST) as part of efforts to improve the nation’s tax management system and fiscal deficit.
It is a crime that shocked Hong Kong -- two young Indonesian women found dead in the upmarket apartment of a British banker, the decaying body of one of them stuffed into a suitcase.
Eating food contaminated with bugs leads to more than half a billion cases of illness a year, the World Health Organization warns.
Vietnam wants real peace, but not on impracticable terms based on greed and territorial expansion; and real friendship based on mutual respect, but not at the price of hegemony and dependence.
The illegal Chinese actions in Vietnam's exclusive economic zone since May 2 have raised strong public opposition, with many Chinese people showing concern.
In preparing for the 24th Asean Summit in Myanmar, member states studied ways to respond positively to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's October 2013 proposal for an Asean-China Treaty on Good Neighbourliness, Friendship and Cooperation. They also looked at his
China’s act of locating its oil rig in contested waters in the Paracels is more than a dispute over sovereignty. It is also a dispute about international law of the sea.
More than 30 killed in mine blast in rebel east Ukraine: local authority
Beijing residents gasp for fresh air in the city of smog
Chad president tells Boko Haram leader to surrender or face death
U.S. ambassador to South Korea slashed in face by assailant
Vietnamese man pleads not guilty in U.S. court to aiding Yemen militants