• Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:54
    US won't send officials to China's Belt and Road forum
    Beijing - Washington will not send officials to a Beijing summit on Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature global infrastructure project, the US embassy said Wednesday amid a raft of disputes between the two powers.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 20 Apr 2019 16:03
    US authorities arrest man linked to N.Korea embassy raid
    US authorities have arrested a former marine in connection with a mysterious February raid on North Korea's embassy in Spain during which masked assailants roughed-up staff and stole computers, the Washington Post reported Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:33
    Disney throws down gauntlet in war on Netflix
    Washington - The battle is on. Walt Disney Co. is bringing its biggest weapons to a new streaming service, including "Star Wars" and Marvel superheroes, in what is expected to be bruising war with Netflix and others for television dominance.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 14 Apr 2019 02:15
    North Korean leader open to third Trump summit: KCNA
    Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is willing meet with US President Donald Trump a third time if Washington comes to the table with the "right attitude", state media reported Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 31 Mar 2019 09:45
    White House 2020 spouses eye new title: First Gentleman
    Washington - From Martha Washington to Melania Trump, the role of US first lady is as old as the republic itself.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 30 Mar 2019 12:24
    Actor George Clooney calls for boycott of Brunei-owned hotels
    Washington - American actor George Clooney has called for a boycott of nine Brunei-owned hotels over the sultanate's imposition of the death penalty for gay sex and adultery.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 30 Mar 2019 11:40
    US urges Philippines to let arrested journalist 'operate freely'
    Washington - The United States on Friday urged the Philippines to quickly resolve a case against arrested journalist Maria Ressa and allow her and her news site Rappler to "operate freely."
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 21:57
    Google signs deal with Cuba to boost internet services
    US tech giant Google on Thursday signed a deal with Cuban operator ETECSA to explore ways of boosting internet service on the communist-run island, despite diplomatic tensions between Washington and Havana.
    Tech
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00
    China’s 737 move shows growing global aviation clout 
    The key role China played in grounding the troubled Boeing 737 MAX 8 has demonstrated its growing clout in global aviation and may give it an extra bargaining chip in trade talks with Washington.
    opinion
  • Sun, 17 Mar 2019 20:21
    Condolences pour in for ambassador Virachai
    THE international community and diplomatic corps have expressed their condolences on the passing away of Thailand’s ambassador to Washington, Virachai Plasai, praising his contribution to international relations.
    ASEAN+
  • Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:05
    Fellow envoy recalls fun times with Ambassador Virachai
    Panyarak Poolthup, Thailand’s ambassador to Cambodia, has characterised the passing in Washington on Saturday of his colleague Virachai Plasai as a reminder that nothing is permanent and life is short.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 17 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thai ambassador to US Virachai dies at 58
    Thailand's ambassador to Washington, Virachai Plasai, passed away in the United States at the age of 58, according to the Foreign Ministry on Saturday.
    national
  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019 01:00
    US 'hopeful' for continued talks with N. Korea: Pompeo
    Washington - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced hopes Friday that nuclear disarmament negotiations with North Korea would continue following reports that Pyongyang is considering suspending the talks.
    politics
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:09
    Boeing suspends 737 MAX deliveries as France probes black boxes
    Washington - US aerospace giant Boeing said Thursday it was suspending deliveries of its top-selling 737 MAX as French investigators took delivery of the black boxes from the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 passengers and crew.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:00
    US pilots reported problems with Boeing 737 MAX
    Washington- As US authorities continued to resist pressure Wednesday to ground the Boeing 737 MAX following the latest deadly crash, reports from American pilots surfaced who reported issues with the plane late last year.
    Breaking News
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