If Taiwanese ships are attacked near disputed South China Sea islands, the right to order return fire lies with the head of the Cabinet-level Ocean Affairs Council (OAC).
October 27, 2020 | 14:34
A new cluster of symptomatic coronavirus cases in Kashgar city, northwest of Xinjiang has prompted the municipal authorities to carry out vast testing in the entire city.
October 27, 2020 | 09:08
World breaking news today (October 27): Typhoon in Philippines displaces 120,000 people, 8 missing. Meanwhile, US approves $1.8bn in potential arms sales to Taiwan, China gives six US media outlets a week to report on operations and gold prices also make headlines today.
October 27, 2020 | 07:48
Prince Azim, the son of the Sultan of Brunei and the fourth in line to the southeast Asian nation's throne, has died aged 38, the Brunei government has confirmed.
October 26, 2020 | 22:45
Britain is forecasted to cope with torrential rain this week while low pressure over western Europe brings unsettled conditions.
October 26, 2020 | 15:41
On October 24, 2020, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) has reached 50 ratifications. This means that in 90 days the agreement will become part of international law.
October 26, 2020 | 14:24
The U.S. and India are expected to sign a key military agreement this week, bolstering cooperation in the Pacific and Indian oceans to counter an increasingly assertive China, Indian officials said.
October 26, 2020 | 10:35
US President Donald Trump started a trade war with China to fix what he's repeatedly blasted as an unfair relationship between the world's two largest economies. But as the president makes his case for a second term ahead of November's election, he doesn't have much to show for a bruising trade battle that has been a cornerstone of his foreign policy.
October 26, 2020 | 09:23
World breaking news today (October 26): Five Pence aides test positive for Covid-19 Philippines evacuates nearly 1,800 as storm approaches, 7 arrested after armed forces storm tanker stopped in English Channel, and gold prices also make headlines today.
October 26, 2020 | 07:37
Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee died on October 25 at 78. His death came six years and five months after he was hospitalized for a heart attack in May 2014.
UK and Europe weather forecast latest, October 26: Thunderstorms and hail set to batter the UK with wet and windy weather continue next week
October 25, 2020 | 21:37
Thunderstorms and hail set to batter the UK as wet and windy weather is forecasted to continue next week. Meanwhile, bands of rain push from west to east across Europe, turning heavy across parts of Spain and France as well as the Alpine Countries.
October 25, 2020 | 07:49
Vietnam is among the 31-member core group of countries that are supporting the Call to Action which is intended to ensure that women have the ability to freely and fully participate in the global economy.
October 25, 2020 | 00:00
During two panels in the 17th Nikkei-CSIS security symposium, Japanese reform minister Taro Kono accused China of using COVID-19 as a method to expand influence.
UK and Europe weather forecast latest, October 25: Intense rainfall and gusts associated with bad weather heading to north east of the UK
October 24, 2020 | 17:15
The UK is forecasted to cope with heavy winds and rainfall accompanied by colder temperature. Meanwhile, unsettled conditions smash in the north and west of Europe as rain spreads eastwards and winds strengthen.
October 24, 2020 | 17:12
According to a CNN Instant Poll of Debate watchers, 53% of voters who watched the debate said that Biden won the matchup, while 39% said that President Donald Trump did.
October 24, 2020 | 08:10
Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has been secretly rushed to hospital at 2am for a coronavirus test after one of his bodyguards tested positive for the virus.
October 24, 2020 | 07:59
Dubbed the "inland Ha Long Bay", Na Hang Lake in the northern province of Tuyen Quang is an emerging tourist destination. If you're seeking for a tranquil place to leave all daily troubles behind, Na Hang Lake is a perfect choice.
October 23, 2020 | 22:45
President Trump and Joe Biden faced off in their final debate Thursday night in Nashville.
UK and Europe weather forecast latest, October 24: Hurricane Epsilon set to hit the UK and the rest of Europe
October 23, 2020 | 22:45
Hurricane Epsilon is forecasted to hit the UK and the rest of Europe at the start of next week. Besides, outbreaks of rain and showers spread eastward over Europe this weekend.
October 23, 2020 | 14:13
China has agreed to provide the Mekong River Commission (MRC) with year-round hydrological data, contributing to better river monitoring and flood and drought forecasting in the Mekong countries.
October 23, 2020 | 11:06
An Italian farmer welcomed a litter of five dogs earlier this month — and one of the pups stood out among the rest. Cristian Mallocci couldn't believe his eyes when one of them was born with green fur.