Merkel agrees ’refugee cap’ in concession to allies

Merkel agrees ’refugee cap’ in concession to allies

Two weeks after winning elections with a reduced majority, Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed to limit Germany’s refugee intake in a bid to unite her conservative camp ahead of tough coalition talks to form a new government.
At the event (Source:VNA)

ASEAN community support earthquake victims in Mexico

The ASEAN Committee in Mexico City (ACMC) on October 6 handed over a cheque worth 50,000 peso (2,800 USD) to the Mexico Red Cross to support victims of two historical earthquakes on September 7 and 19 in the country’s central southwest region.
 
Tropical storm kills 20 in C. America, heads for US

Tropical storm kills 20 in C. America, heads for US

A tropical storm churning north along Central America killed at least 20 people in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Honduras on Thursday, with forecasters predicting it could strengthen into a hurricane as it heads for Mexico and the United States.
Agung volcano eruption reduces tourists to Bali

Agung volcano eruption reduces tourists to Bali

 The Indonesia Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI) has forecast that around 70,000 foreign tourists will delay their visits to Bali island from October to November due to Agung volcano’s eruption.
Two small quakes strike S. Korea

Two small quakes strike S. Korea

Two magnitude 2-plus earthquakes struck South Korea on Wednesday, but they were so small that they could hardly be felt, the state weather agency said.
Kuala Lumpur conference looks at future in East Sea

Kuala Lumpur conference looks at future in East Sea

The sixth East Sea conference held by the Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA) opened in Kuala Lumpur on October 4 under the theme “Fostering a shared future in the East Sea”.
This photo shows reporters near the site of the deadliest shooting rampage in modern American history outside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Oct. 3, 2017. (Yonhap)

No S.Koreans killed in Las Vegas shooting rampage

No South Koreans were among those confirmed dead in the Las Vegas shooting rampage, though 11 Korean tourists haven't been able to be reached, a foreign ministry official said Wednesday.