Category Archives: Medical and Health Care

Cambodian Court Issues Second Warrant to Arrest Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy

A court in Cambodia has issued a new warrant for the arrest of acting president of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy for insulting the King,…

Expert: North Korean Call for UN to Cut Aid Staff Seen as Pressure for Sanctions Relief

North Korea’s call on the United Nations to cut its international staff involved in humanitarian work there could be a move to gain leverage over sanctions relief, a human rights…

North Korea Says Released Australian Student Was Spying

SEOUL – North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials…

Thailand: 65 Rohingya Stranded with Suspected Traffickers from Myanmar

Sixty-five Rohingya landed on an island in southern Thailand on Tuesday with six suspected human traffickers, including five from Myanmar, after their wooden boat ran out of fuel, officials said.Five…

China Blames Washington for Trade Talks Breakdown

BEIJING Joyce Huang contributed to this report.China says Washington bears the sole and entire responsibility for the breakdown in trade talks earlier this month and that Beijing won’t back down…

How China Will Resist if US Approves Sanctions over Maritime Expansion

TAIPEI, TAIWAN A U.S. congressional bill to sanction companies that help China’s expansion in a disputed Asian sea is expected to spark retaliation, if passed, without stopping Chinese maritime activity.China…

US Treasury Says 9 Trade Partners Deserve Scrutiny Over Currency Practices

WASHINGTON The Trump administration said on Tuesday that no major trading partner met its currency manipulation criteria but nine countries, including China, required close attention as Washington presses tariffs and…

Lao Dam Collapse Due to Use of Soil: Water Experts

Poor construction methods, with soil used in place of concrete, caused a fatal hydropower dam collapse last year in Laos, a panel of water experts has concluded, prompting a rejection…

Thailand: No Political Bloc Yet Able to Form Coalition Government

BANGKOK, May 24 (NNN-TNA) � Thailand’s new parliament formally opens Friday (May 24) after March’s general electionExactly two months after the general election, Parliament will select its new speaker on…