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Billionaire Pinera recaptures Chile presidency with resounding win

As of 2017, he was ranked 745th on Forbes' global rich list, with a $2.7 billion fortune.

Mnangagwa the 'Crocodile' to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president

Rebuilding a shattered economy and restoring investor confidence will be at the top of the agenda for Mnangagwa.

Trump readies for high-stakes Asia trip

Trump will speak at APEC summit in Da Nang and deliver a speech on his vision for a 'free and open Indo-Pacific region.'
November 03, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Malay woman to be Singapore president, puts minority representation on agenda

Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament, will be formally named to the mostly ceremonial post on Wednesday.
September 11, 2017 | 06:56 pm GMT+7

Egyptian president pays historic visit to Vietnam, boosts economic cooperation

This is the first visit made by an Egyptian president to Vietnam in 50 years.
September 06, 2017 | 06:41 pm GMT+7

Duterte's Philippine presidency by the numbers

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte marks his first year in power on Friday. 
June 30, 2017 | 11:53 am GMT+7

Brazil plea-bargain testimony says president took $4.6 mln in bribes

'This is easily the worst moment in Brazil since we returned to democracy.'
May 20, 2017 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Trump says he thought being president would be easier than his old life

He misses driving, feels as if he is in a cocoon, and is surprised how hard his new job is.
April 28, 2017 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

Thousands of anti-Trump protesters say 'not my president'

Anti-Trump activists took advantage of the Presidents Day and turned it into 'Not My Presidents Day.'
February 21, 2017 | 09:33 am GMT+7

Obama admits Trump transition 'unusual'

'Don't underestimate the guy, because he's going to be 45th president of the United States.'
January 14, 2017 | 09:55 am GMT+7

Nine things Obama will be remembered for

A young Illinois senator has become the first black president of the United States.
January 08, 2017 | 11:17 am GMT+7

S.Korea's Park rejects wrongdoing in scandal, says she was 'set up'

Her fate is in the hands of the Constitutional Court judges who have up to 180 days to uphold the impeachment or reinstate her.
January 01, 2017 | 05:18 pm GMT+7

Trump prepares for historic inaugural address

Three weeks left till Trump's Inauguration Day.
December 30, 2016 | 09:27 am GMT+7

Trump firm on agenda but says Americans have nothing to fear

'Don't be afraid. We are going to bring our country back.'
November 14, 2016 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Obama, Trump hold 'excellent' White House talks

Trump called Obama "a very good man".
November 11, 2016 | 08:57 am GMT+7