China says VP Liu had ‘constructive’ meeting with US Treasury chief Yellen

BEIJING (REUTERS) – Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He had a “constructive” exchange over macro economies and global supply chains via a video call with United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday (July 5), China’s commerce ministry said. The two sides had a “pragmatic and frank” exchange of views on topics including the macroeconomic situation and […]

Thousands of foreigners in Malaysia rush to leave before enforcement on illegals starts

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Thousands of foreigners are resorting to camping out at the country’s main airports and ferry terminals as they scramble to leave the country before enforcement against illegals starts on Friday (July 1). At the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, many were seen sleeping in the car park […]

Russian, Indonesian presidents discuss Ukraine, food supplies

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and Indonesian President Joko Widodo shake hands after a joint news conference after their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on June 30, 2022. (ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO, POOL / AP PHOTO) MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin and visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday discussed the current situation in […]