HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - US President-elect had said that on his very first day in office, he would kill the agreement that 12 nations had negotiated for years. Will the trade pact be able to pull its weight without major driving force, the US, as a member?
NEW DELHI (dataLEADS/ ANN) - The United States remains the country with the most number of migrants in the world. It is home to 19 per cent of the world’s immigrants, according to the United Nations figures.
TOKYO/MANILA/JAKARTA/HANOI (Philippine Daily Inquirer/The Jakarta Post/Viet Nam News/ANN) - Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam from January 12-17 in a bid to strengthen security cooperation.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ ANN) - Two months after India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the controversial decision to withdraw currency notes of Rupees 500 (US$7.4) and 1,000 from circulation his country is still reeling from the effects.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines' foreign affairs undersecretary, however, says the grouping will not discuss the Hague ruling on the dispute; priority will be on coming up with a Code of Conduct by end of the year.