U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to increase U.S. defense spending by 10 percent, or 54 billion U.S. dollars, White House revealed Monday. [Detail]
South Korean special prosecutors on Tuesday branded impeached President Park Geun-hye as a criminal suspect for bribery charge in collusions with her longtime confidante Choi Soon-sil, who is at the center of the corruption scandal. [Detail]
Kim was killed in Kuala Lumpur earlier this month after the two women allegedly smeared VX nerve agent , a chemical described by the United Nations as a weapon of mass destruction , across his face . ( Source : Reuters ).[Detail]
Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi has met with US President Donald Trump at the White House , extending Chinese President Xi Jinping ' s greetings to his American counterpart .[Detail]
Ofo-pronounced "oh-efoh"-has chosen Cambridge for its entry point into Europe and next month 500 of the company's yellow and black bikes, ubiquitous in China's urban centers, will dot the streets of the university town. Located in the fl at Fenlands area, Cambridge is commonly referred to as the UK's unofficial "cycle city".[Detail]
At least 17 people were killed and 62 others injured Sunday, some of them critically, after a speeding truck overturned in India's northeastern state of Meghalaya, police said. [Detail]
It was good news to more than 500 Kenyan farmers who sold 24,000 mangoes in a record two hours directly to the Chinese community in Nairobi.[Detail]
Chinese workers accelerate construction of Vietnam's first light rail
On the morning of Feb. 21, the first car of a train that is part of the Cac Linh-Ha Dong urban light rail project was hoisted onto a bridge in Hanoi, Vietnam, prompting enthusiastic applause from a group of onlookers. Three additional cars were subsequently lifted onto the bridge the following day. [Detail]
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech at the opening of the 34th Human Rights Council (HRC) session in Geneva, Switzerland, Feb. 27, 2017.[Detail]
A man protests against the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system in front of the Lotte Headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Feb. 27, 2017. Lotte Group, South Korea's fifth-largest conglomerate, decided Monday to offer its golf course to be used as a site for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD). [Detail]
Carnival revellers celebrate during the Rose Monday carnival parade in Cologne, Germany, on Feb. 27, 2017.[Detail]
Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter delivers a speech at the opening of the 34th Human Rights Council (HRC) session in Geneva, Switzerland, Feb. 27, 2017.[Detail]
Greece will likely need a fourth bailout program, according to Cypriot economist and 2010 Nobel laureate Christoforos Pissarides.[Detail]
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) man died a painful death minutes after being swabbed with a high dosage of lethal VX nerve agent, Malaysia's Health Minister S. Subramaniam said Sunday. [Detail]
Islamic Hamas movement rejected on Sunday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's proposal to send international forces to the Gaza Strip, the coastal enclave that Hamas has been ruling since 2007. [Detail]