• Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:00
    The Earth doesn’t need us...
    The ongoing COP24 summit in Katowice, Poland, comes at a critical point in the battle to rein in the effects of climate change as our planet warms. COP24 is undoubtedly the most important summit since the Paris conference in 2015.
    opinion
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:00
    A stoned head of state at war with drugs
    Referring to his tight schedule at the recent Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation  Summit in Papua New Guinea, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said, “I use marijuana to stay awake.” 
    opinion
  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 01:00
    Thailand urged to take lead on trade
    THAILAND should capitalise on its position as chair of the next two Asean summits in 2019 by finishing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations in order to mitigate risks from the US-China trade war, say experts.
    Economy
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:52
    Urgent : S Korean leader to visit Thailand after Feb elections: adviser
    Seoul - SOUTH KOREAN President Moon Jae-in plans to visit Thailand next year in a move to boost ties and cooperation, the president’s top economic adviser said recently.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:24
    Latest : Duterte admits using marijuana to keep him awake
    President Rodrigo Duterte admitted Monday he was taking marijuana to keep him awake, citing his hectic schedule.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 02 Dec 2018 01:00
    G20 leaders agree on Bush tributes, but little else
    A Sino-US showdown on trade loomed Saturday as G20 leaders wrapped up tense summit talks with a rare show of unity over the death of former president George Bush.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 15:06
    G20 Summit: India presents 9-point agenda to deal with fugitive economic offenders
    PM Modi said there was a need for a joint effort by member countries to form a mechanism that denies entry and safe havens to all fugitive economic offenders.
    business
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 14:47
    China, US showdown looms on trade at fractious G20
    The United States and China, the world's two largest economies, will see Saturday if they can find a breakthrough to exit a spiraling trade war as their presidents meet at a tense G20 summit.
    business
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 12:15
    Abe, Macron discuss Nissan-Renault alliance
    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and French President Emmanuel Macron held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires on Friday, apparently to discuss the alliance between Nissan Motor Co., Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp.
    business
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 07:26
    MBS mingles with G20 leaders as Trump fuels summit tensions
    Fissures on trade, climate change and Ukraine divided world leaders on Friday as US President Donald Trump came under sustained fire and Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler came in from the cold at G20 talks.
    business
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 04:54
    Trump reaffirms second North Korea summit plan
    US President Donald Trump reaffirmed Friday in a meeting with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in that he wants a second summit with North Korea's leader, the White House said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:35
    G20 opens under assault from Trump on collective action
    G20 powers open two days of summit talks in crisis-hit Argentina on Friday after a stormy buildup dominated by US President Donald Trump's consensus-bucking crusade to realign world trade.
    business
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:31
    Trump arrives in Buenos Aires for tension-filled G20
    US President Donald Trump arrived Thursday in Buenos Aires for the Group of 20 summit, where he will hold a high-stakes meeting with China but has vowed to snub Russia's Vladimir Putin.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 06:30
    Merkel to miss G20 opening after emergency landing in Cologne: spokeswoman
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will miss the opening of the G20 summit in Argentina after her plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Cologne on Thursday due to a technical problem, her spokeswoman said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
    The challenges facing key players at G20 summit
    Global leaders have gathered for a G20 summit beginning today likely to be dominated by simmering international tensions over trade.
    opinion
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