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In Cambodia Stalled Chinese Casino Resort Embodies Silk Road Secrecy Risks

BOTUM SAKOR, Cambodia – The Dara Sakor Seashore Resort seems a long way off the new Silk Road that China is building to connect Asia with Europe. A five-hour drive...

Malaysian Pm Mahathir Says Government Accepted Resignation Of Central Bank Governor

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Wednesday he had accepted the resignation of central bank governor Muhammad Ibrahim and would meet...

Philippines Duterte Says Will Quit If Enough Women Protest His Kiss

MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has defended his kiss on the lips of a married Filipino woman in South Korea, and said he will resign if enough women...

Mexico Minister Sees More Than 50 Percent Chance Of Initial Nafta Deal This Year

MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s economy minister said on Tuesday that he sees a better than 50 percent chance of reaching an agreement in principle on NAFTA this year...

Asia Stocks Rise As Techs Lift Wall Street Italy Still A Worry

TOKYO – Asian stocks rose on Wednesday after tech sector strength lifted Wall Street shares while concerns about Italy’s debt prompted investors to move into...

Guatemala Warns Of Greater Activity After Volcano Explodes Again

GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemalan authorities warned that the Fuego volcano was showing signs of greater activity on Tuesday night as the death toll from a devastating...

Oas Calls Extraordinary Assembly To Vote On Suspending Venezuela

CARACAS – The Organization of American States (OAS) on Tuesday passed a resolution to call an extraordinary assembly to vote on suspending Venezuela from the...

Asia Stocks Edge Up As Techs Lift Wall Street Italy Still A Worry

TOKYO – Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday after tech sector strength lifted Wall Street shares, while concerns about Italy’s debt prompted investors to move...

Right-wing Duque Holds Lead Over Petro In Colombia Election Poll

BOGOTA – Right-wing candidate Ivan Duque is well-placed to win Colombia’s presidential run-off on June 17, a poll published on Tuesday showed, as he held his...

Oas Passes Resolution To Begin Process To Suspend Venezuela

CARACAS – The Organization of American States (OAS) on Tuesday passed a resolution to begin the process of suspending Venezuela from the 34-member organization...