China’s Push to Control the Mekong River a “Troubling Trend”

“The Mekong River has been at its lowest levels in a decade — a problem linked to China’s decision to shut off water upstream.

China’s Push to Control the Mekong River a “Troubling Trend”

BANGKOK – The United States has expressed concern over Chinese dam building, dredging and other activities on the Mekong River in Southeast Asia, calling them “troubling trends.” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with ministers from lower Mekong River countries, including Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. The foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast […]

Thai, US Navy’s Conduct Joint Anti-Submarine Exercise in Andaman Sea

Rear Admiral Kamchorn Charoenkiat, the commander of the First Frigate of the Naval Fleet, presided over the Guardian Sea 2019 naval exercise involving the Thai and United States navies.

Thai, US Navy’s Conduct Joint Anti-Submarine Exercise in Andaman Sea

ANDAMAN SEA – The Thai Navy and United States Navy have jointly conducted the Guardian Sea 2019 naval exercise for naval ships and anti-submarine aircraft. Rear Admiral Kamchorn Charoenkiat, the commander of the First Frigate of the Naval Fleet, presided over the Guardian Sea 2019 naval exercise involving the Thai and United States navies, on board […]

China, U.S. Agree on 90-Day Halt to New Tariffs at G20 Summit

State Councillor Wang Yi, the Chinese government’s top diplomat, told reporters in Buenos Aires that the two sides believed the agreement “effectively prevented the expansion of economic frictions between the two countries”.

China, U.S. Agree on 90-Day Halt to New Tariffs at G20 Summit

BUENOS AIRES  – China and the United States agreed to halt additional tariffs in a deal that keeps their trade war from escalating as the two sides try again to bridge their differences with fresh talks aimed at reaching an agreement within 90 days. The White House said on Saturday that President Donald Trump told […]

General Motors to Cuts 15% of North American Workforce to Moves Jobs Overseas

"The company reaped a massive tax break from last year's GOP tax bill and failed to invest that money in American jobs,"

General Motors to Cuts 15% of North American Workforce to Moves Jobs Overseas

  DETROIT – In a massive restructuring, US auto giant General Motors announced Monday it will cut 15 percent of its workforce to save $6 billion and adapt to “changing market conditions.” The moves include shuttering seven plants worldwide as the company responds to changing customer preferences and focuses on popular trucks and SUVs and […]

US Customs and Border Protection Shut Border Crossing as Migrants Try to Rush Across

Central American migrants -mostly from Honduras- climb over a fence as they try to reach the US-Mexico border near the El Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on Sunday

US Customs and Border Protection Shut Border Crossing as Migrants Try to Rush Across

  TIJUANA, Mexico –  US officials closed a border crossing in southern California on Sunday after hundreds of migrants tried to breach a fence from the Mexican city of Tijuana, US authorities announced. The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) office in San Diego, California, said on Twitter that it had closed both north and […]

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