• Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:24:21
    War of words ratchets up between Kim and Trump
    WASHINGTON - An escalating war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un ratcheted up a notch on Friday as the US president dubbed North Korea's leader a "madman," a day after the reclusive regime hinted it may explode a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean.
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  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:45:00
    Trump, Xi agree on 'maximizing pressure' on N. Korea: White House
    UNITED NATIONS- US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping committed to "maximizing pressure on North Korea", the White House said Monday, amid an escalating crisis over Pyongyang's ballistic and nuclear weapons programs.
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    United Asean ‘essential’ to prevent ripple effects
    A REGIONAL, collective stance was essential regarding the escalating Rohingya crisis, after more than 380,000 refugees have fled Rakhine state in Myanmar to Bangladesh, before the issue becomes a regional problem, an academic seminar has heard.
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 07:02:56
    Paris, Los Angeles confirmed as Olympic hosts
    LIMA - Paris and Los Angeles celebrated their coronation as host cities for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics here Wednesday, delivering a jolt of good news for the International Olympic Committee as it battles escalating corruption allegations.
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 13:48:42
    Daily trio face tax department charges
    The Tax Department yesterday escalated its attack on the Cambodia Daily by filing a legal complaint accusing its founder and two directors of obstructing the tax process and tax evasion, which could see them face up to six years in prison.
  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017 08:52:05
    Japan PM, Trump agree to hike pressure on N. Korea: Abe
    TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday that he and US President Donald Trump agreed to hike pressure on North Korea after it launched a ballistic missile over Japan, marking a major escalation in tensions over Pyongyang's weapons development.
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  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017 07:06:21
    N. Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan
    SEOUL - Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, multiple governments said, in a major escalation by Pyongyang amid tensions over its weapons ambitions.
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  • Fri, 25 Aug 2017 23:11:08
    Rakhine attacks a dangerous escalation in Myanmar violence
    Amnesty International is urging restraint by all sides after attacks by Rohingya militants in Myanmar left dead at least 32 people, including 11 security personnel.
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    North Korea tensions trigger peso slide
    THE PHILIPPINE peso has continued to flirt with 11-year lows, this time exacerbated by the escalating tension between North Korea and the United States.
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Clouds of war hang over economy
    THAILAND could face a delayed economic recovery plus disruption to exports, investment and tourism should North Korea-US tension escalate into a full-fledged war, market analysts warned.
  • Sat, 12 Aug 2017 18:44:41
    France's Macron warns against 'escalation of tensions' over N.Korea
    PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday warned against an "escalation of tensions" over North Korea amid a growing war of words between Washington and Pyongyang.
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  • Sat, 12 Aug 2017 16:30:26
    US says N. Korea must stop 'provocative' behavior
    WASHINGTON - North Korea "must stop its provocative and escalatory behavior," the White House said early Saturday after President Donald Trump stepped up his warnings against Pyongyang and spoke with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping by phone.
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  • Sat, 12 Aug 2017 15:24:25
    Xi urges Trump to avoid exacerbating N. Korea tensions
    BEIJING - Chinese leader Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump on Saturday to avoid rhetoric that could inflame tensions with North Korea as an escalating war of words raised global alarm.
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  • Tue, 08 Aug 2017 15:46:06
    PM warns politically motivated groups to abide by the law
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday warned all politically motivated groups to adhere to the law, saying that problems in the past had escalated partly due to violation of the country’s laws, as well as a failure to enforce them.
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  • Tue, 08 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    China’s e-wallet titans step up turf battle
    CHINESE mobile payment leaders Alipay and WeChat Pay are wrapping up a week-long battle to encourage consumers to use their e-wallet services amid an escalat-ing duel for digital payment supremacy.
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