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Modi kept his job, Indians worry about theirs

And as soon as the election euphoria settles, Modi's government will have to find ways to boost investment and revive manufacturing to create new jobs.

Former Vice President Joe Biden to make third run for the White House

Former Vice President Joe Biden, a moderate Democrat, is set to launch his third run for the White House Thursday.

Upstart Thai party redraws political map, gives glimpse of future

Dynamised by a telegenic billionaire, staffed by trendy graduates and powered by the millennial vote, Future Forward (FFP) has emerged as a new force in Thai politics.
March 27, 2019 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Exit poll has Thai opposition winning most seats but not enough for government

Thai voters flocked to the polls on Sunday for the first election since a 2014 coup, and an exit poll indicated the populist party linked to exiled former leader Thaksin Shinawatra would win the most seats, but not enough to form a government.
March 24, 2019 | 06:30 pm GMT+7

Thailand's early voting kicks off with long queues

Hundreds of thousands of voters crowded into schools, parking lots and temples across Thailand on Sunday.
March 17, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Former Trump campaign chief to be sentenced, could face life in prison

U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort can spend the rest of his life behind bars when a judge sentences him on Thursday.
March 07, 2019 | 11:22 am GMT+7

Party that nominated Thai princess for PM faces ban after king's rebuke

The Thai political party that nominated a princess as its candidate for prime minister could be banned from a general election in March.
February 10, 2019 | 07:32 pm GMT+7

Thai king's sister nominated for PM in March polls in unprecedented move

The sister of King Maha Vajiralongkorn was declared a prime ministerial candidate in a March 24 general election on Friday.
February 08, 2019 | 01:14 pm GMT+7

Major European countries poised to recognize Venezuela's Guaido

Major European countries threw their weight behind Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday saying they would recognize him as interim president if Nicolas Maduro failed to call elections within eight days.
January 26, 2019 | 09:36 pm GMT+7

US networks drop 'racist' Trump ad as critical elections near

NBC, Fox News and Facebook pulled an ad by President Donald Trump’s campaign that critics had labeled racist.
November 06, 2018 | 08:18 am GMT+7

President Trong calls for greater vigilance, dedication

President Nguyen Phu Trong has called on the nation to be more vigilant and dutiful than ever as it tackled new challenges.
October 23, 2018 | 08:29 pm GMT+7

It’s official: Party chief Trong is Vietnam’s new president

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has taken oath as Vietnam’s new president after a secret vote by the parliament.
October 23, 2018 | 04:11 pm GMT+7

History in the making: Party chief set to become Vietnam’s new president

Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong was the only presidential candidate announced by the National Assembly on Monday.
October 22, 2018 | 05:34 pm GMT+7

Parliament set to select Vietnam’s new president early next week

Vietnam's National Assembly is scheduled to elect the country's new head of state at its upcoming session.
October 16, 2018 | 11:27 pm GMT+7

Vietnam will help stabilize Indo-Pacific region: US experts

U.S. observers highly regard Vietnam's potential contribution as a non-permanent member of U.N. Security Council for the 2020-2021 term.
September 29, 2018 | 09:28 am GMT+7
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