Daily Archives: July 4, 2020

Flooding, Mudslides Kill 2 in Southern Japan

Two people died in southern Japan on Saturday after heavy rain overnight caused floods and mudslides, according to official sources. More than a dozen people are missing, and many others are stranded on rooftops waiting to be rescued. In the prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima, authorities have urged more than 75,000 residents to evacuate. Footage

North Korea Says it Has No Immediate Plans to Resume Nuclear Negotiations with US

North Korea said Saturday it has no plans to resume nuclear negotiations with the United States in near future if Washington does not abandon what the communist country terms “hostile” polices toward Pyongyang. North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui made the statement following former national security adviser John Bolton’s comments to reporters

2 US Aircraft Carriers Conduct Exercises in South China Sea

The U.S. Navy says the USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier groups are conducting exercises in South China Sea on Saturday “to support a free and open Indo-Pacific.” China has also conduced military drills in the sea, which the Pentagon criticized this week as “counter-productive to efforts at easing tensions and maintaining stability,” accusing China of trying

Good governance, solidarity vital for Asean to face Covid-19 challenges

KUALA LUMPUR, Good governance and stronger solidarity among member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will be vital to responding to challenges brought on by the COVID 19 pandemic, say several leading public figures in the region. Suos Yara, a member of the National Assembly of Cambodia, said his country was promoting