Singapore’s economy forecast to expand 1-3 percent in 2017
18/02/2017
The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) of Singapore has forecasted that the country’s economy will expand by between 1-3 percent in 2017 following a growth rate of 2 percent last year.
Russian’s Ambassador to UN passes away at 65
17:49 21/02/2017
Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin has suddenly passed away in New York, the Russian Foreign Minister announced.
Israeli PM Netanyahu visits Singapore
17:43 21/02/2017
On February 20th, Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would visit Singapore from February 20th – 21st.
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop visits US
17:30 21/02/2017
On February 20th, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop began her official visit to the U.S.
Cambodia approves amended law on political parties
17:22 21/02/2017
The National Assembly (NA) of Cambodia approved an amended Law on Political Parties on February 20th.
APEC 2017: Delegates review the implementation of multi-year programs
11:35 21/02/2017
(CPV) – Delegates reviewed the implementation of multi-year programs such as the Beijing Declaration on Fighting Corruption and the APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) among others.
93-year-old Zimbabwe President declares 2018 Presidential candidate
18:13 20/02/2017
On February 19th, President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe confirmed his candidacy for the Presidential election expected in mid-2018, when he will be 94 years old.
6.3-magnitude earthquake shakes northern Argentina
18:06 20/02/2017
An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale has struck in northern Argentina, close to the border with Chile.
67th Berlin International Film Festival
17:59 20/02/2017
The 67th annual Berlin International Film Festival took place from February 9th – 18th.
Admiral Robert Harward appointed National Security Adviser
12:21 19/02/2017
On February 16th, President Donald Trump has offered to retired admiral and former Navy SEAL Robert Harward the position of the next National Security Adviser, after the resignation of Michael T. Flynn.