Malaysia will increase cigarette prices by the end of this month, said Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad on Tuesday (Oct 16).
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first trip to Asia next week and meet with senior officials to discuss North Korea's recent missile tests and U.S. economic and security interests in the region.
The United States has started to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system to South Korea, U.S. Pacific Command said in a statement on Tuesday (Mar. 7th).
North Korea fired multiple missiles from its Tongchang-ri region, where a missile base is located, early on Monday (Mar 6th), South Korea's military said.
US president Donald Trump's first speech to Congress received positive reviews from viewers nationwide, according to surveys by CNN and CBS.
U.S. officials say the Trump administration is proposing deep cuts in spending for diplomacy and foreign aid programs to help pay for increased military spending.
Nigeria's former Minister for Environment, Amina Mohammed, was officially sworn in as deputy secretary-general of the United Nations on Tuesday.
Asia and the Pacific will need 1.7 trillion USD per year from now to 2030 for developing infrastructure, including climate change mitigation and adaptation costs, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a new flag ship report released on February 28 in Manila.
(VNF) - UN aid agencies and donor countries gathered in Oslo Thursday for a two-day meeting to raise emergency aid for millions of people threatened by famine in northeastern Nigeria, a Boko Haram stronghold.
The chemical substance used to kill Kim Jong Nam was VX nerve agent, according to a preliminary report by the Chemistry Department of Malaysia, Malaysian police said in a statement Friday.
Police believe the four suspects have already fled Malaysia after the killing.
Canada will resettle 1,200 Yezidi refugees who faced persecution by the Islamic State group, the immigration minister said Tuesday.
Maritime officials have warned of an emerging 'Somalia-type' situation in the waters.
Dressed in only white loincloths, 10,000 men gathered at a Japanese temple over the weekend to scramble for a pair of lucky sticks.
Vitaly Churkin, the tough-talking Russian ambassador to the United Nations, died suddenly Monday after falling ill at his country's consulate in New York City.
The Airport Jacket allows you to wear 15 kilos of luggage in a bid to beat baggage queues and reduce baggage fees.
The 11th elephant festival took place in Laos’s northwestern province of Sayabouly on February 18.