President Rodrigo Duterte said there was a delay in the implementation of the “Build, Build, Build” programme because of shortage of qualified workers.
French officials have strongly condemned anti-Semitic abuse and anti-police attacks by some “yellow vest” demonstrators as up to 2,000 of them gathered in central Paris to embark on a third month of the anti-government protests.
Italy’s ruling 5-Star Movement (M5S) has called an online vote to decide whether or not to block a possible kidnapping trial against Matteo Salvini, their coalition ally and leader of the hard-right League party.
Theresa May is facing a fresh showdown with Eurosceptic Conservative MPs after a Cabinet minister suggested she may ask parliament to approve her Brexit deal again without having legally removed the Irish backstop from the withdrawal text.
As spring approaches in Japan, the country’s weather forecasters face one of their biggest missions of the year: predicting exactly when the famed cherry blossoms will bloom.
Indonesian police said yesterday a suspected explosion outside the venue of a live presidential debate in the capital Jakarta was caused by fireworks.
Junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha’s grip on power was tossed into doubt by the political cameo of a princess, but a week later his ambitions to rebrand as a civilian leader appear back on track, a survivor – for now – of Thailand’s treacherous politics.
Welcome to the AOC primary. At 29 years old, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — already known as “AOC” for short — is too young to be eligible to run for US president.