US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit DPRK
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will leave Washington for a trip to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), US National Security Advisor John Bolston said on August 19th.
US Secretary of State appoints special representative for Iran
17:04 20/08/2018
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has appointed Senior Policy Adviser Brian Hook as the Special Representative for Iran.
Ghana’s President declares week of Kofi Annan’s funeral
17:01 20/08/2018
Ghanaian President Nana AKufo-Addo on August 19th announced a week of mourning to pay homage to former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
Australia urges finalisation of COC in line with UNCLOS
23:54 19/08/2018
The Australian Government has called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China to negotiate a Code of Conduct (COC) in the East Sea without prejudice to the rights and interests of third-party states in the strategic waters.
Nepal reduces congestion and pollution in Kathmandu
23:28 19/08/2018
(CPV) - A fleet of 17 new high-tech, low-emission buses to help reduce congestion and pollution in the capital city of Kathmandu has been rolled out as part of a project funded by ADB.
Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan dies
21:18 19/08/2018
Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations, has died at age 80.
Mario Abdo Benitez sworn in as Paraguay’s President
15:31 17/08/2018
Mario Abdo Benitez has been sworn in as the new president of Paraguay after defeating his liberal rival, Efrain Alegre in April elections.
22 children dead in Nile boat shrinking
15:27 17/08/2018
At least 22 primary school children and a teacher drowned on August 15th when a boat carrying more than 40 people sank while crossing the Nile in northern Sudan, according to the state news agency SUNA.
Singapore, Malaysia hold talks on joint high-speed rail project
11:36 17/08/2018
Singapore and Malaysia have held an important discussion on the high-speed rail (HSR) project connecting Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, according to the Singaporean Ministry of Transport.
Thai government launches digital park project in EEC
11:23 16/08/2018
The Thai government has launched a joint investment programme with the private sector to develop a digital park in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) to promote investment in high-tech and innovative industries.