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Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever external situation

China is North Korea's only major ally and the purpose of Xi's visit is to bolster the isolated country against pressure from UN sanctions over its nuclear and missile programmes.

We won’t be working with PAS for now, says Sabah Umno

Sabah Umno deputy chief Yakub Khan says the party is now focusing on strengthening itself and hopes to get full autonomy to run its affairs.

We won’t be influenced by others in our ties with China,...

The end goal is to work together with China, Malaysia's largest trading partner, he adds.

China will maintain good ties with Malaysia, assures vice-minister

He says Chinese investment in Malaysia and trade will continue to rise.

US House panel to probe Trump’s Saudi ties

The committee will investigate the US intelligence assessment of Khashoggi's death among other pressing topics.

Saifuddin: We didn’t seek Hisham’s help to restore ties with Saudis

He says authenticity of report published by a news portal was doubtful as it only cited 'sources from Putrajaya'.

Dr M’s China trip a disaster? Nonsense, say ex-diplomats

Two former diplomats say the prime minister's visit to China was never going to be easy as he had to discuss the cancellation or postponement of huge Chinese-led projects.

Ties with Japan will be raised to higher level, says Saifuddin

Foreign minister says this is in line with importance being given to Malaysia's relationship with Japan and Look East Policy 2.0.

US to return two Philippine church bells seized a century ago

The return of church bells to the Philippines is for the US to mend ties with firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte.

Ties with Malaysia not dependent on one issue, says Singapore minister

Singapore Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing says the republic will work with the Malaysian government of the day for mutual benefit.

Iran Supreme Leader’s aide hails ‘strategic’ ties with Russia before Putin...

Ali Akbar Velayati, who is due to meet President Vladimir Putin, also took a swipe at US President Donald Trump, saying his "unreliable" actions made Tehran's close ties with Moscow all the more necessary.

Sudan says it has cut all defense ties with North Korea

Sudan's defense production sector has cancelled all contracts with North Korea.

Japan, China pledge to work on economic ties amid heightened trade...

Concern is growing about a trade row between China and the United States in which the two nations have threatened each other with tariffs.

US hostility means Iran must boost China, Russia ties

Bolton, a former UN ambassador and outspoken supporter of the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, opposes a historic 2015 Iran nuclear deal which Trump has threatened to scrap.

Olympic ‘hugs and smiles’ on ice for US and North Koreans

Skaters from both sides are breaking the Olympic ice with a budding friendship.

A year on, Trump fails to improve US-Russia ties

The Cold War rivals have clashed over crises in Ukraine, Syria and Iran, with reciprocal expulsions of diplomats last year.

No pressure on Malaysia over Qatar ties

Minister Ong Ka Chuan says Malaysia adopts a policy of non-intervention in affairs of other countries.

Penang PAS to table motion to end ties with PKR

It will be tabled at PAS general assembly in Kedah.

North Korea’s art of brinkmanship

It has closed its borders when faced with the threat of disease or held as hostage foreigners as bargaining chips in negotiations in the past.

‘Malaysia-US military ties will continue under Trump’

Malaysian forces have in the past undergone military training with the US and China as well as other countries.

‘Impact of severing ties with Myanmar minimal but unwise’

Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) says it is better to use economic and trade leverage to urge Myanmar to stop the atrocities against Rohingyas.

PAS Syura Council to decide on PKR-PAS ties

Some delegates feel that a debate on the matter would have been good, but trust that the Syura Council will make the right decision