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Top Oman diplomat meets Assad in rare Syria visit

Oman is one of the few Arab states to have maintained ties with Syria over the past eight years.

Xi agrees in principle to Japan state visit next year

China and Japan have a fraught relationship, complicated by longstanding maritime disputes and Japan's wartime legacy.

Putin ready for Trump talks

US-Russia ties remain strained by everything from Syria to Ukraine and Venezuela, as well as by allegations of Russian interference in US politics.

Saudi Crown Prince meets US Central Command

The discussions involved, among others, reviewing bilateral relations between the US and Saudi Arabia.

China, US made ‘new progress’ in latest round of trade talks

The two sides discussed draft agreement text on issues including technology transfer and the protection of intellectual property rights.

China would welcome visit by British finance minister Hammond

China and Britain, which have talked of a 'golden era' of relations, agrees to look at the possibility of reaching a 'top-notch' post-Brexit free trade deal.

There’s a new sheriff in town now, ex-diplomat tells Singapore

A former ambassador says Singapore should get used to the fact that the new government, unlike the Najib Razak administration, prioritises Malaysia's interest above all else.

Malaysia doesn’t need to make a bogeyman out of Singapore

Characterising the new Malaysian government as 'intrinsically unstable' is too much.

‘Unstable’ Malaysian govt using Singapore as ‘bogeyman’, says ex-diplomat

Bilahari Kausikan of Singapore says the island republic is being used by the new Pakatan Harapan government to ‘hold things together’, which is why disputes have been cropping up again.

Malaysia, Singapore like twins, says Dr M

The prime minister expresses appreciation for the help extended by Singapore during Malaysia's recent financial troubles.

Singapore deputy prime minister visits Malaysia

Teo Chee Hean is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his deputy Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

Aussie foreign minister Bishop calls on Mahathir

The two discuss strengthening bilateral relations and regional issues during the hour-long meeting.

Review of China-related projects will not affect Alibaba’s plans

Alibaba Group Malaysia chief representative James Song says it will continue to invest heavily in Malaysia.

Emulate Malaysia and Singapore, paper tells Beijing and Hong Kong

The Standard of Hong Kong says the cooperation between Singapore and Malaysia in solving cross-border transport issues points the way for Beijing and Hong Kong.