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US Expects China Tariff Retaliation

<p>The U.S. said Sunday it expects that China will retaliate with increased tariffs on U.S. exports after President Donald Trump sharply boosted levies on Chinese products headed to the United States.</p><p>Chief White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told "Fox …</p>
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Rights Groups, Family Demand Answers on Missing Thai Activists

<p>BANGKOK Three Thai activists in exile and accused of insulting the country's powerful monarchy have gone missing, rights groups and a family member told AFP Saturday, as demands mount for answers on their whereabouts.</p><p>The activists, Chucheep Chiwasut,...
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MOFA thanks US House for legislation backing Taiwan

<p>The unanimous passage of a bill and resolution by the U.S. House of Representatives reiterating support for Taiwan is deeply appreciated by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs May 8.</p><p> </p><p>Sponsored by U.S. Rep. M...
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US Sanctions Hit Two of Iran’s Top Non-Energy Exports

<p>New U.S. sanctions targeting Iranian industrial metals will hit two of the country's most lucrative non-energy exports, according to Iranian government data seen by VOA Persian.</p><p>President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday, seeking to de...
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China, Wary of US, Pushes to Accelerate Accident Prevention Deal in Disputed Sea

<p>TAIPEI China and Southeast Asian countries that dispute sovereignty over a strategic Asian sea aim to speed up talks toward a code of conduct that would lower the risk of accidents and help keep the U.S. government out of the …</p>
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Newly-Crowned Thai King Carried in Elaborate Royal Procession

<p>BANGKOK newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn was carried by soldiers on a gilded palanquin through the streets of Bangkok Sunday, in front of crowds who craned to witness the historic event.</p><p>The king, Rama X of the Chakri dynasty, wore a …</...
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After Test, South Korea Urges North to Stop Raising Tensions

<p>SEOUL South Korea called on North Korea to stop raising military tensions, after the North fired a barrage of projectiles into the sea off the east coast of Korea.</p><p></p><p>In a statement, a South Korean presidential spokesperson said the tests …...
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30 Nations Pitch Internet Security Rules Amid Huawei Concern

<p>PRAGUE Cybersecurity officials from dozens of countries on Friday proposed a set of principles to ensure the safety of next generation mobile networks amid concerns over the use of gear made by China's Huawei.</p><p>The non-binding proposals were published...
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May Day 2019: Workers Demand Rights, Respect

<p>BERLIN Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists rallied around t...
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