Mon, 29 May 2023

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia said on Friday that the upcoming visit of Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim to the kingdom will inject new impetus into the bilateral ties.

Anwar will pay a one-day official visit to Cambodia on March 27 at the invitation of Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Cambodia's foreign ministry said in a press statement. (Cambodia-Malaysia-Visit)

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ISLAMABAD -- At least three people were killed and 12 others injured on Friday in a collision between a passenger bus and a dumper near Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, the rescue service reported.

The rescue service said that the accident took place in the morning on the superhighway when the bus hit the dumper from behind, resulting in casualties. (Pakistan-Road Collision)

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BAMYAN, Afghanistan -- At least two commuters died and five others were injured as a mini-bus turned turtle in Afghanistan's central Bamyan province on Thursday, provincial police spokesman Muhammad Khawani Rasa said Friday.

Blaming reckless driving for the mishap, the official said that the driver's carelessness in driving on a congested road in Waras district Thursday afternoon led to the death of the two travelers and the injury of five others, with two of them in critical condition. (Afghanistan-Road Accident-Injuries)

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HANOI -- Vietnam has rejected U.S. human rights report as based on false information.

"Vietnam feels sorry that the 2022 human rights report by the U.S. Department of State has made biased comments based on false information about the real situation in Vietnam," deputy spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pham Thu Hang said at a regular press briefing in Hanoi on Thursday. (Vietnam-U.S.-Human Rights Report)

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