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US to send delegation to Southeast Asia to discuss Myanmar crisis

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): The United States said it will send a delegation to Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia next ...

From the Field: Lao farmers serve up fish with rice

Farmers in Laos are rediscovering ancient practices by cultivating rice and fish in the same field after more modern farming ...

YuppTV Bags Exclusive Broadcasting Rights For The ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 For Continental Europe And Southeast Asia

ATLANTA, October 13 (ANI/ PRNewswire): YuppTV, the world's leading OTT platform for South-Asian content has announced it has secured exclusive ...

Asia Album: Enjoy beauty of nature -- sunset on Mekong River in Laos

© Provided by Xinhua VIENTIANE, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Mekong River winds along the west side of Vientiane, the ...

People in Laos oppose leasing lands to Chinese farmers

Vientiane [Laos], October 13 (ANI): Farmers in Laos have urged the local government authorities not to lease lands to the ...

India committed to assist world in providing most cost-effective ICT services: MoS Devusinh Chauhan

New Delhi [India], October 13 (ANI): India is committed to assist the world in providing the most cost-effective ICT services ...

NITI Aayog, UNDP launch handbook to promote sustainable management of plastic waste

New Delhi [India], October 13 (ANI): NITI Aayog and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India launched a handbook to promote ...

Lack of perspective on Taiwan-China tensions

When we look at the issue of Taiwan we must also reflect on how Taiwan was taken by the U.S.-backed ...

Vietnam reports 3,193 new COVID-19 cases, 864,053 in total

HANOI, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 3,193 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, including 3,175 locally transmitted and 18 imported, ...

Laos records trade surplus of 117 mln USD in September

VIENTIANE, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Laos recorded a trade surplus of about 117 million U.S. dollars in September, according to ...

China's Yunnan donates anti-pandemic supplies to Vietnam

KUNMING, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Southwest China's Yunnan Province on Saturday sent donations of COVID-19 medical supplies to several regions ...

GLOBALink | Bullet train for China-Laos railway arrives in Vientiane

VIENTIANE, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- The streamlined "China-standard" bullet train, or electric multiple unit (EMU) train, for the China-Laos railway ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Oct. 16

HONG KONG -- Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said Saturday that she is ...

Vietnam reports 3,221 new COVID-19 cases, 860,860 in total

HANOI, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 3,221 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, including 3,211 locally transmitted and 10 imported, ...

Roundup: Bullet train for China-Laos railway arrives in Vientiane

VIENTIANE, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- The streamlined "China-standard" bullet train, or electric multiple unit (EMU) train, for the China-Laos railway ...

Bullet train for China-Laos railway arrives in Vientiane

VIENTIANE, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- The streamlined "China-standard" bullet train, or electric multiple unit (EMU) train, for the China-Laos railway ...

Laos to extend national lockdown due to COVID-19 concern

VIENTIANE, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- As the number of the COVID-19 case keeps rising in Laos, the government on Friday ...

Vietnam reports 3,797 new COVID-19 cases, 857,639 in total

HANOI, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 3,797 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, including 3,789 locally transmitted and eight imported, ...

Vietnam reports 3,092 new COVID-19 cases, 853,842 in total

HANOI, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 3,092 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, including 3,088 locally transmitted and four imported, ...

Vietnam approves COVID-19 vaccination for children

HANOI, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's Ministry of Health has approved the vaccination against COVID-19 for children between 12 and ...

Tapering stimulus not option for Japan: central bank board member

TOKYO, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- A board member of the Bank of Japan (BOJ) has said that although Japan's economy ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Oct. 14

TOKYO -- Japan's House of Representatives was dissolved after the reading out the rescript of dissolution at the plenary meeting ...

6th batch of China-donated COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Laos

VIENTIANE, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- The sixth batch of China-donated Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines has been handed over to the Lao ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Oct. 13

YANGON -- One million doses of COVID-19 vaccines donated by China arrived in Yangon Wednesday and another 1 million doses ...

Vietnamese capital to reopen indoor dining, public transport

HANOI, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Vietnamese capital Hanoi has allowed more activities including in-store dining and drinking, and public ...

Vietnam reports 3,461 new COVID-19 cases, further eases restrictions

HANOI, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 3,461 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, including 3,458 locally transmitted and three imported, ...

Condominium prices, rents in Cambodia's capital slide in Q3

PHNOM PENH, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Oversupply and a lack of foreign buyers are pushing down condominium prices across the ...

S.Korea's ICT export hits record high in September

SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's export of the information and communications technology (ICT) products hit a record monthly ...

Lao weather bureau warns heavy rains as cyclone Kompasu approaches

VIENTIANE, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- The weather bureau of Laos has warned people living in valleys at the bottom of ...

Saudi Arabia defeats China in FIFA World Cup qualifiers (updated)

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- China twice narrowed the gap with host Saudi Arabia but eventually failed to ...

Oman come from behind to beat Vietnam in World Cup qualifying s of Oman s of Oman

Oman come from behind to beat Vietnam in World Cup qualifying - Times of Oman Times of Oman ...

South Korea will donate 1.6 million vaccine doses to Vietnam and Thailand.

South Korea will donate 1.6 million vaccine doses to Vietnam and Thailand. The New York Times ...

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Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...

Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...

Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...

Bangladesh to move 81,000 Rohingya to island after UN deal

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh intends to transfer more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a distant island in the Bay of ...

Following fall semester suicides, Univ. North Carolina cancels classes

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina: Following a second student suicide during the fall semester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

Russia denies claims for return of Japanese islands seized after WWII

MOSCOW, Russia: The Russian government has issued a statement saying it disagreed with the comments of new Japanese Prime Minister ...

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