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Philippines thanks Vietnam after 22 Filipino fishermen are rescued at sea

“Vietnam. Philippines. Friends.” Those were the three words that saved the 22 Filipino fishermen from certain death after their boat was sunk by a speeding Chinese ship and left on their own on June 9.

  • US President Donald Trump to visit Asia from November 3

    US President Donald Trump to visit Asia from November 3

    Public: 10/17/2017 8:43:12 AM

    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 condemn Somalia bombing 'in strongest terms'

    World leaders condemn Somalia bombing 'in strongest terms'

    Public: 10/16/2017 9:48:15 AM

    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 mark one year since King Bhumibol’s death with prayers, ceremony

    Thais mark one year since King Bhumibol’s death with prayers, ceremony

    Public: 10/13/2017 9:47:40 AM

    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.

  • Brexit talks in 'disturbing deadlock': EU's Barnier

    Brexit talks in 'disturbing deadlock': EU's Barnier

    Public: 10/13/2017 9:13:54 AM

    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).

  • Las Vegas gunman fired on guard and crowd at about same time: Hotel

    Las Vegas gunman fired on guard and crowd at about same time: Hotel

    Public: 10/13/2017 8:53:18 AM

    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.

  • 21 dead in 'catastrophic' California wildfires

    21 dead in 'catastrophic' California wildfires

    Public: 10/12/2017 8:40:01 AM

    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.

  • Germany gives big boost to 2017 growth outlook

    Germany gives big boost to 2017 growth outlook

    Public: 10/11/2017 8:08:38 PM

    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.

  • Bolivia's Morales lauds Che on 50th anniversary of death

    Bolivia's Morales lauds Che on 50th anniversary of death

    Public: 10/10/2017 8:17:21 AM

    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.

  • Cubans pay tribute to 'Che' on 50th anniversary of his death

    Cubans pay tribute to 'Che' on 50th anniversary of his death

    Public: 10/9/2017 9:08:15 AM

    Tens of thousands of Cubans turned out on Sunday (October 8th) to pay tribute to Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the Argentine-born Marxist revolutionary and guerrilla leader, on the 50th anniversary of his death.

  • Deadly tropical storm lashes Central America, heads for US

    Deadly tropical storm lashes Central America, heads for US

    Public: 10/6/2017 11:03:06 AM

    A tropical storm sliding north along Central America on Thursday (October 5th) has unleashed heavy rains that have killed at least eight people in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, with forecasters predicting it could strengthen into a hurricane headed for the United States.

  • France to ban glyphosate weedkiller by 2022, develop alternative

    France to ban glyphosate weedkiller by 2022, develop alternative

    Public: 10/5/2017 1:24:30 PM

    France has decided to set 2022 as a deadline to phase out the use of glyphosate, the controversial active ingredient in one of the world’s most widely used weedkillers, the Government said on September 25th.

  • Cuba, Bolivia, remembering

    Cuba, Bolivia, remembering "Che" 50 years after death

    Public: 10/4/2017 9:44:35 PM

    A half-century after his death, Ernesto "Che" Guevara will be remembered in ceremonies next week in Cuba and in Bolivia, whose CIA-trained troops sent shockwaves around the world when they executed the Cold War revolutionary icon in 1967.

  • Fear of volcanic eruption on Bali forces nearly 135,000 to flee to shelters

    Fear of volcanic eruption on Bali forces nearly 135,000 to flee to shelters

    Public: 9/29/2017 2:54:43 PM

    Nearly 135,000 people on the Indonesian island of Bali have left their homes and taken shelter in makeshift evacuation centers after warnings the Mount Agung volcano could erupt at any time, officials said late on Thursday.

  • 60% kids' reading and mathematics level lower than minimum proficiency

    60% kids' reading and mathematics level lower than minimum proficiency

    Public: 9/29/2017 1:40:05 PM

    (VNF) - According to new estimates from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), more than 617 million children and adolescents are not achieving minimum proficiency levels (MPLs) in reading and mathematics.

  • A success story in resolving sea boundary disputes

    A success story in resolving sea boundary disputes

    Public: 9/28/2017 2:01:47 PM

    Timor-Leste and Australia chart the way through conciliation in a first under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.

  • Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcanic eruption

    Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcanic eruption

    Public: 9/26/2017 4:31:46 PM

    Nearly 50,000 people have evacuated their homes amid fears of an imminent volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, disaster officials said Monday (Sep 25).

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