Japan bank to hold emergency meet if vote supports Brexit

Tokyo, June 23 : Bank of Japan (BoJ) is likely to arrange an emergency meeting to send a strong message to calm the markets, in response to the potential outcome of the ‘Brexit’ (Britain’s exit from the European Union) referendum, to be held on Thursday. Experts have estimated that the holding of a special council […]

Women continue to outnumber men in Australia

Canberra, June 23 : The latest survey of Australia’s population shows that women continue to outnumber men, after the female population hit 12 million for the first time this week. Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) on Thursday revealed there were around 96,300 more women in Australia than men, meaning the nation’s […]

India expects fruitful outcome during SCO meet: Modi

New Delhi, June 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India is glad to be a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and it looks forward to fruitful outcomes particularly in the field of economic cooperation. “I will travel to Uzbekistan for a brief visit to attend the SCO Summit and […]

Suu Kyi’s trip to Thai Myanmar refugee camp cancelled

Bangkok, June 23 : A planned visit by Myanmar’s State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi to a Myanmar refugee camp in western Thailand, earlier scheduled for Saturday, has been cancelled, said a Thai government official on Thursday. Suu Kyi, who is also the country’s foreign minister, currently visiting Thailand, has been informed of the Thai […]

Venezuela, US to establish bilateral dialogue

Caracas, June 23 : Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has put aside criticisms and announced a second attempt to re-establish diplomatic relations with the US, officials said. The two nations have been without ambassadors in their respective capitals since 2010, EFE news reported. After the Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez agreed to a bilateral dialogue with […]