Le Pen steps down as National Front Party leader
26/04/2017
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that she is temporarily stepping down as head of her National Front Party.
Senate confirms Alex Acosta as Trump's Secretary of Labor
16:48 28/04/2017
On April 27th, the US Senate confirmed Alex Acosta as Secretary of Labor.
Radio Asia Conference 2017 opens in Bangkok
17:26 27/04/2017
The Radio Asia Conference 2017 titled “Creating Radio with Passion: Looking into the World of Radio” was officially opened in Bangkok (Thailand) on April 26th.
Indonesia targets to produce 1.2 million tonnes of sugar in 2017
17:18 27/04/2017
Indonesia’s government sets the target of sugar production for 2017 at 1.2 million tonnes, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita has said.
7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Chile
16:51 26/04/2017
An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale has struck off the west coast of Chile.
US Senate confirms Perdue as Agriculture Secretary
10:54 26/04/2017
Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue on April 24th was confirmed as US Secretary of the Agriculture Department, with a vote of 87-11.
Laos to provide free health care for children
18:13 25/04/2017
Children in Laos will enjoy free health care services in public hospitals from 2017 under a new policy of the government aiming to reduce fatality rate among children under five.
Myanmar holds political dialogue at national level
18:10 25/04/2017
A three-day political dialogue at the national level is underway in Taunggyi city of Myanmar’s eastern Shan state, prior to the upcoming second meeting of the country's 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference.
UNICEF: At no time is education more important than in times of war
18:07 25/04/2017
(CPV) - More than 25 million children between 6 and 15 years old, or 22 per cent of children in that age group, are missing out on school in conflict zones across 22 countries, UNICEF said on April 24th 2017.
Sultan Muhammad V installed as 15th Malaysian king
17:18 25/04/2017
On April 23rd, Sultan Muhammad V was officially installed as the 15th Malaysian king.