Australian gov't approval rating falls to new low – poll

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Australian gov't approval rating falls to new low – poll 

CANBERRA, Feb. 22 — The Australian government's approval rating continued its downward trend on Monday after the latest Newspoll revealed the opposition was now neck-and-neck with the government in the two-party preferred survey.

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Vietnam to study over hosting of Southeast Asian Games in 2021

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Vietnam to study over hosting of Southeast Asian Games in 2021 

HANOI, June 16 — Vietnamese Prime Minister has agreed on studying the hosting of the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in 2021, said Vietnamese government office on Tuesday.

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More Private Sector Participation Expected In BIMP-EAGA

February 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on More Private Sector Participation Expected In BIMP-EAGA 

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 22 — More private sector participation is expected from the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-the Philippines East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) in the development of air and sea links, given the attractive business prospects in the region.

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Australian PM calls party room meeting to consider spill motion on Monday

February 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Australian PM calls party room meeting to consider spill motion on Monday 

CANBERRA, Feb. 8 — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced on Sunday morning that he will move the special Liberal party room meeting on Monday instead of the previously scheduled meeting on Tuesday to deal with the leadership spill motion "as soon as possible."

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Lesotho PM's 2 bodyguards attacked, one citizen dead

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Lesotho PM's 2 bodyguards attacked, one citizen dead 

JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 2 — Two bodyguards of Lesotho's Prime Minister Tom Thabane were wounded and an innocent citizen killed in a crossfire on Sunday, according to local media report on Monday.

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Kiev declares state of emergency in eastern Ukraine

January 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kiev declares state of emergency in eastern Ukraine 

KIEV, Jan. 27 — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said Monday that his government has imposed a state of emergency in the restive eastern regions in the wake of intensified fighting.

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Radical Left SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras sworn in as Greek Prime Minister

January 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Radical Left SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras sworn in as Greek Prime Minister 

ATHENS, Jan. 27 — Anti-bailout Radical Left SYRIZA party leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in on Monday as Greece's new Prime Minister to head a coalition government after winning Sunday' s national elections.

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Major power failure leaves 140-M without electricity in Pakistan

January 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Major power failure leaves 140-M without electricity in Pakistan 

MOSCOW, Jan. 26 — The power failure on Sunday, one of the worst Pakistan has experienced, caused an electricity crisis across the country, including the capital Islamabad, reported AFP.

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Greek PM Samaras hopes that new government will keep country in Eurozone

January 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Greek PM Samaras hopes that new government will keep country in Eurozone 

ATHENS, Jan. 26 — Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras expressed hope that the new government will keep the country in the Eurozone.

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Obama to visit India to strengthen bilateral relations

January 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Obama to visit India to strengthen bilateral relations 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 — United States President Barack Obama will go on a three-day visit to India to participate in the country's celebrations of the Republic Day as well as to hold meetings with the officials to discuss cooperation in various areas, including defense, economy, civil nuclear power and climate change.

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