• Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:29:16
    US Democrats accept compromise to end government shutdown
    Washington - The US Senate on Monday reached a deal to reopen the federal government, with Democrats accepting a compromise spending bill to end days of partisan bickering that forced hundreds of thousands of government employees to stay home without pay.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:48:09
    Trump on Oprah: She won't run in 2020 but I'd win anyway
    Washington - US President Donald Trump weighed in Tuesday on fevered speculation about a potential 2020 White House bid by Oprah Winfrey, saying she probably would not run against him, but if she did, he would win.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:52:56
    Cathay Pacific to commence Hong Kong-Washington DC service in September
    Cathay Pacific will connect Hong Kong with the capital of the US for the first time later this year, as it continues to expand its network by launching pioneering nonstop routes.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 07 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Time to forget nuclear buttons at desks
    Following almost a year of a war of words between Washington and Pyongyang, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are threatening each other with nuclear buttons at their desks at the onset of the new year, which doesn’t seem to augur well for 2018.
    opinion
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 17:13:42
    Trump faces new crisis with book questioning his fitness for office
    Washington - US President Donald Trump faced a new public relations crisis Friday with the publication of a tell-all book that depicts him as mentally unstable and in over his head, after his lawyers failed to block its release.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 08:42:40
    Trump to Kim: My nuke button 'bigger,' as talks dismissed
    US President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong-Un Tuesday he has a "much bigger" nuclear button than the North Korean leader, as Washington dismissed the prospect of high-level talks between Pyongyang and Seoul.
    ASEAN+
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 11:59:41
    Pioneer architect John Portman dead at 93
    Washington - John Portman, who pioneered modern hotel design and whose reach spanned from his native United States to Asia, has died aged 93, his firm said on Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 19:44:14
    Taiwan passports recalled over picture mix-up
    Taiwan has had to scrap 200,000 new passports after an embarrassing design blunder mistakenly swapped an image of an airport in Washington for the island's main airport.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 24 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    UN puts Trump IN PLACE
    Rejection of the us recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel raises questions whether Washington can be a mediator any longer
    opinion
  • Tue, 19 Dec 2017 05:00:26
    'Multiple' fatalities as train derails onto highway in Washington state
    "Multiple" people were killed early Monday when an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Washington state near the city of Tacoma, sending cars flying off a bridge and onto a busy interstate, officials said.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Dec 2017 13:46:05
    Power outage at Atlanta airport that sparks wave of cancellations restored
    Washington - Atlanta's airport, the busiest in the world, was hit by a power outage on Sunday that caused hundreds of flights to be delayed or cancelled.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    USTR upgrade a big boost
    REMOVAL FROM PWL LIST SEEN AS IMPROVING FOREIGN INVESTOR CONFIDENCE BUT CRITICS WONDER IF GOVT HAD DONE A DEAL WITH WASHINGTON
    national
  • Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Cambodia laughs off Washington threats over democracy
    Cambodia’s government yesterday laughed off rare efforts by Donald Trump’s administration to punish it over a clampdown on democracy and human rights, as the kingdom effectively becomes a one-party state under strongman Hun Sen.
    opinion
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:58:15
    Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, sparks firestorm
    Washington - President Donald Trump recognized the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital Wednesday, prompting an almost universal diplomatic backlash and fears of new bloodshed in the Middle East.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:44:48
    US restricts entry to Cambodians over opposition crackdown
    Washington -The United States said Wednesday it will bar entry to Cambodians who undermine their country's democracy and called on the government to reverse a crackdown on the opposition.
    Breaking News
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