From a 93-year-old former intelligence agent to a 28-year-old economist working as a maintenance man, Cubans of every generation are watching this week as Raul Castro leaves the presidency as part of a broader handoff to a group of younger leaders.
Tropical storm Egay has brought flooding, stranded passengers in several ports, cut power supply, and caused the canceling of domestic flights in the Philippines.
(VNF) - The European Commission takes note of and respects the result of the referendum in Greece.
Recently, as The Diplomat reported, China declared that some of its land reclamation work in the South China Sea will be completed soon. Considering the feverish pace of Chinese activity in this respect over the past few months, one might be tempted to heave a sigh of relief.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday ignited a storm of social media debate when he used a racial epithet in an interview posted online that discussed race relations following the recent killings of nine black churchgoers.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen was elected as President of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party at the 38th central committee conference on June 20th, replacing Chea Sim who passed away on June 8th.
The 28th SEA Games wrapped up in Singapore on June 16th with the region’s attention shifted to Malaysia, the host of the 2017 games.
The Association of South East Asian Nations ( ASEAN) will enhance cooperation to effectively meet the challenges posed by non-traditional security issues, according to the ASEAN Secretariat.
ASEAN-Malaysia National Secretariat Director-General Muhammad Shahrul Ikram Yaakob said on June 10th that the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) believes a judicious mechanism could solve disputes in the East Sea.
The Shangri-La 2015 Dialogue taking place in Singapore from May 29th– 31th brought together defence officials and armed forces’ commanders from 30 countries in the world with the guest of honor Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong.
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is confident the ASEAN Community will be established by the end of this year, but added the quality of ASEAN integration will depend on how it resolves outstanding issues, including the territorial dispute in East Sea.
US President Barack Obama has stated that China’s illegal construction projects in the East Sea are counter-productive and called for an end to aggressive action in the region.
The 14th Shangri-La Dialogue ended in Singapore on May 31st with a message that dialogue is needed to build trust and transparency.
Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed to address the "root causes" of the current migrant crisis at a meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 29th.
On May 28th, the Finnish Parliament officially elected the Chairman of the Centre Party, Juha Sipila as the new Finnish Prime Minister.
Washington supports resolving disputes in the East Vietnam Sea through peaceful measures based on international law, visiting Senator John McCain, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services, told his host in Hanoi.
On May 26th, the Indian authorities reported that at least 1,000 people have died due to a major heatwave that swept across India with temperatures nearing 50 Degree Celsius.