Thai Government Declares Nov 4-5 As Public Holidays In Bangkok, As Thailand Hosts ASEAN Summit

BANGKOK, The Thai cabinet declared Nov 4-5 as public holidays in Bangkok and its adjacent province of Nonthaburi, as the government is scheduled to host the Association of Southeast Asian…

Opposition Activists Remain Loyal, Patiently Await Exiled Leaders’ Return to Cambodia: CNRP Official

Activists with the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) remain loyal to the party’s leaders and are patiently waiting for their return from exile next month, despite a widening…

Thailand to observe public holidays in Bangkok, Nonthaburi during ASEAN Summit in November

BANGKOK, Thailand today announced special public holidays on Nov 4 and 5 in Bangkok and Nonthaburi in conjunction with the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings to be held at…

China Says US House Should Stop Interfering in Hong Kong

BEIJING – China’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday that Beijing resolutely opposed new measures passed by the U.S. House of Representatives related to the Hong Kong protests and urged lawmakers…

Hong Kong Leader Rules Out Concessions in Face of Escalating Violence

HONG KONG – Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday ruled out making any concessions to pro-democracy protesters in the face of escalating violence, which police said was now…

Dye Artisans Keep Ancestors’ Traditions Alive

Dodging waves at low tide, a barefooted, shirtless Mixtec man is carefully walking along the Pacific Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico. He navigates his way through the gray rocks on a…

German 5G Rules Avoid Huawei Ban; US Warns on Intel Sharing

LONDON – Germany released draft security guidelines Tuesday for next generation wireless networks that stopped short of banning Huawei, as the U.S. warned again it would reconsider intelligence sharing with…

US Farmers Harvest Amid Trade, Impeachment Uncertainty

CAMERON, ILL. – A sunny and warm October day outside Coleman, Illinois, is a welcome sight for farmer Jared Kunkle, who is eager to begin harvesting corn and soybean crops.Inclement…

Vietnam Tops List of Trade Performers in ASEAN

HO CHI MINH CITY – Vietnam has just topped a list of economic performers in Southeast Asia, a list that Standard Chartered Bank calls the rising stars of global trade…