ASEAN Plus 3 revises agreement protecting regional finance
15/12/2018
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their partners, namely China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed on December 14th to revise the Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralisation (CMIM) Agreement – a regional financial safety net.
Two Koreas to hold rail connection ceremony
16:29 17/12/2018
The two Koreas have agreed to hold a ground-breaking ceremony for a project to reconnect railways and roads across the divided peninsula on December 26th.
ASEAN Plus 3 revises agreement protecting regional finance
15:36 15/12/2018
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their partners, namely China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed on December 14th to revise the Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralisation (CMIM) Agreement – a regional financial safety net.
Two Koreas discuss joint efforts to combat infectious diseases
14:54 14/12/2018
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) on December 12th discussed health cooperation, according to Seoul’s Unification Ministry officials.
Mekong officials set to fast-track infrastructure development
12:23 13/12/2018
(CPV) - Senior officials of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) will convene this week at the 10th GMS Economic Corridors Forum (ECF-10) in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar to discuss ways to fast-track infrastructure development and boost growth along key economic corridors connecting the subregion.
Asia's growth outlook steady despite PRC–US trade conflict
12:13 13/12/2018
(CPV) - Economies in developing Asia and the Pacific are weathering external challenges thanks to robust domestic demand, while inflationary pressures are abating, says a new report from ADB.
2018 Nobel Prizes awarded in Sweden and Norway
16:01 12/12/2018
The 2018 Nobel Prizes have been awarded to 12 new laureates for achievements that have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind.
Brazil President-elect completes cabinet
08:50 12/12/2018
Brazil President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on December 9th appointed rightist lawyer Ricardo Salles as Environment Minister, completing his 22-member cabinet.
Two Koreas discuss hosting 2032 Olympic Games
08:49 12/12/2018
Seoul’s Ministry of Unification on December 10th announced the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) will discuss to host the 2032 Summer Olympics and participating together in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Two Koreas complete joint survey of Han river waterway
16:18 10/12/2018
The Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on December 9th completed a joint waterway inspection of the estuaries of the Han and Imjin rivers.