US welcomes 36th ASEAN Summit’s statement

29/06/2020 21:15

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo affirmed on June 28 that the US welcomes the vision statement of ASEAN leaders, which was adopted at the recent 36th ASEAN Summit.

Biden criticizes Trump for inaction over reported Russian bounties

28/06/2020 21:14

 The White House on Saturday denied that President Donald Trump was briefed on reported U.S. intelligence that Russia’s military offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan, with Democratic rival Joe Biden criticizing Trump for failing to take action against Moscow.

Global coronavirus cases exceed 10 million

28/06/2020 16:35

Global coronavirus cases exceeded 10 million on Sunday according to a Reuters tally, marking a major milestone in the spread of the respiratory disease that has so far killed almost half a million people in seven months.

North Korea suspends military action plans against South Korea

24/06/2020 20:43

North Korea has decided to suspend military action plans against South Korea, the official KCNA news agency reported on Wednesday, as a report suggested North Korean troops were taking down loudspeakers recently reinstalled at the border.

ASEAN Social-Cultural Community Council convenes 23rd meeting

23/06/2020 20:18

A virtual 23rd meeting of the ASEAN Social-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council took place in Hanoi on June 23, with the ten ministers in charge of ASCC, the ASEAN Secretary General, delegates from member countries, and the ASEAN Secretariat taking part.

Global Coronavirus Case Count Surpasses 8.5 Million

21/06/2020 14:53

The cumulative global toll of confirmed coronavirus cases has surpassed 8.5 million, with 138,980 new cases recorded over the past day, the World Health Organisation said in its latest report.