Trade disputes likely to dominate 34th ASEAN summit in Bangkok; contentions over South China Sea, Myanmar's treatment of Rohingyas also on agenda
utheast Asian leaders will discuss the impact of the US-China tariff war, disputes in the South China Sea and Myanmar's treatment of Rohingyas at the 34th ASEAN summit beginning in Bangkok on Saturday.
Vietnam on Wednesday reaffirmed its support for India's bid for permanent membership at the UN Security Council.
Malaysia frees 30-year-old Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader's half-brother Kim Jong-nam
Doan Thi Huong, 30, was charged along with an Indonesian woman with poisoning Kim Jong-nam by smearing his face with liquid VX, a banned chemical weapon, at Kuala Lumpur airport in February 2017.
From PM Narendra Modi to Thackeray: With political propaganda films on a rise in Bollywood, moviegoers must maintain a critical eye
As a tool of propaganda, cinema can either create divides or bridge them. So often it has been used with the former goal in mind, but by remaining a critical and rational viewer, one can prevent this unfortunate outcome.
India drops two places to 140th in World Press Freedom Index, cites 'attacks' against journalists by BJP supporters
In reference to India, the index found an alarming rate of coordinated hate campaigns waged on social networks against journalists who dare to speak or write about subjects that annoy Hindutva
Formula One: Formula One chief Jean Todt feels Vietnamese Grand Prix will open doors for people with 'passion' for motorsport
Formula One chief Jean Todt on Wednesday hailed next year's inaugural Vietnamese Grand Prix in Hanoi as a great opportunity to open doors for people with "a passion" for motorsport in Southeast Asia.
North Korea disappointed by failure of Hanoi summit, Kim Jong-un rethinking US talks, says Pyongyang official
Choe Son Hui questioned the claim by Donald Trump at a news conference after the talks in Hanoi broke down that the North was seeking the lifting of all sanctions against it, and said it was seeking only the ones that are directed at its civilian economy
Denuclearisation of North Korea is possible in Donald Trump's first term, says US state department official
Trump had walked out of his summit meeting with the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Vietnam's capital, Hanoi as the two leaders could not agree on the various aspects of denuclearisation and its timeline
North Korea omits failed nuclear talks from documentary on Trump-Kim summit, points to possibility of continued negotiations
North Korea's state TV aired a documentary glorifying Kim Jong-un's recent visit to Vietnam that omitted the failed nuclear negotiations with President Donald Trump
Country's largest electronics manufacturer, Samsung, is not keen to accept government’s offer of concessions to restart television production, which was shifted to Vietnam last year.
Kim Jong-un returns to Pyongyang: US, North Korea blame each other for inconclusive summit, but diplomacy to continue
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un returned home after travelling by train from Vietnam, after his inconclusive high-stakes nuclear summit with Trump
Kim Jong-un adjusted the ribbons on a large wreath emblazoned with his name and the message "Cherishing the memory of President Ho Chi Minh" before bowing his head for no less than 48 seconds.
China says it never recognised India and Pakistan as nuclear powers, rules out extending such a status to North Korea
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang made the statement at a media briefing.
Donald Trump flees from summit spectacle with Kim Jong Un, revealing limits of maverick diplomacy: How the Hanoi talks imploded
US president Donald Trump framed the breakdown of his nuclear summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un as wisely knowing when "to walk." But the stunning collapse revealed the limits of his unique brand of personal diplomacy and raised concerns about future efforts to disarm a global threat.
Moon Jae-in to announce new plans for inter-Korean engagement; proposal for economic cooperation likely
South Korea’s Moon Jae-in plans to offer new proposals for inter-Korean engagement following the high-stakes nuclear summit between Trump, Kim Jong-un
No agreement between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in Hanoi; leaders leave summit venue before scheduled signing ceremony
The nuclear summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam’s Hanoi ended without an agreement
No rush on nuclear deal, says Donald Trump before meeting North Korea's Kim Jong-un for second day in Hanoi
That first historic summit in Singapore produced little more than a vaguely worded document committing to complete denuclearisation. Concrete steps could be laid out as Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump meet for the second time in Hanoi.
Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un meet in Vietnam: World awaiting concrete steps for denuclearisation of Korean Peninsula
While Kim Jong-un appears committed for a denuclearisation process, there have been disagreements over what that actually means. Donald Trump, on the other hand, has appeared to lower US expectations for the summit by saying that he would be happy if Pyongyang's pause in nuclear and missile testing continued
Footage by Japan’s TBS TV showed Kim Jong-un, a habitual smoker, taking a pre-dawn smoke break Tuesday at a train station in China hours before his arrival in Vietnam for his high-stakes summit with President Donald Trump
Trump-Kim Vietnam Summit: US president, North Korean leader to meet in Hanoi's Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel; all about the venue
The Metropole has been in operation since 1901, making it Vietnam’s oldest continuously operating hotel. It was originally built by French investors and has hosted many famous guests over the years, including Charlie Chaplin and British writer W Somerset Maugham