Daily Archives: August 5, 2018

US Secretary of State Pompeo Plays Down North Korea Sparring

BOARD U.S. GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday played down an exchange of contentious remarks with North Korea on the sidelines of weekend regional meetings in Singapore, saying Pyongyang had made clear its continued commitment to… Read More

At Least 82 Killed as Deadly Earthquake Rocks Indonesia’s Lombok Island

At least 82 people have been killed when a powerful earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday, triggering a brief tsunami warning and sending residents and tourists fleeing into the streets.The death toll was expected to rise, with hundreds… Read More

Pompeo Wraps Up Southeast Asia Tour

JAKARTA, INDONESIA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wrapped up his Southeast Asia tour.Before leaving Sunday to return to Washington, he met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, telling him the U.S. values its ties with Indonesia, one of the… Read More


SINGAPORE, Malaysia’s Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali has arrived in Singapore for a working visit. Have arrived in Singapore for a working visit, he tweeted on his Twitter account this morning. Based on his earlier tweets, Mohamed Azmin is… Read More