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YANGON, April 29 (Bernama) -- Myanmar is planning to set up a satellite system of its own and to form a steering committee for the purpose, China's Xinhua news agency reported citing the official Global New Light of Myanmar on Saturday.


OTTAWA, April 29 (Bernama) -- Canada on Friday announced removing conditional permanent residence in a move to benefit people such as sponsored spouses or partners of Canadian citizens, and permanent residents to live with their sponsors for two years in order to keep their permanent resident status, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


CANBERRA, April 29 (Bernama) -- Australia is one of four nations which has put its hand up to step in and take over the responsibility to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games after the South African city of Durban was stripped of the event, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


HAVANA, April 29 (Bernama) -- Cuba's government has approved a national plan to combat climate change, which it calls a threat to sustainable development, China's Xinhua news agency reported citing state daily Granma on Friday.


LONDON, April 29 (Bernama) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday that Britain stands steadfast in its condemnation of the destabilising activity of the North Korea, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


By Manik Mehta

NEW YORK, April 29 (Bernama) -- Addressing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Friday, US Secretary of Rex Tillerson raised alarm bells over the nuclear threat posed by the North Korea against both South Korea and Japan, saying that the threat of nuclear attack was "real".