UN, WB leaders visit quake-hit Indonesian city
Leaders of the United Nations (UN) and the World Bank (WB) on October 12th visited Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province which was stricken by earthquakes and a tsunami last month.
Cambodia’s rice exports drop in first nine months of 2018
14:52 16/10/2018
Cambodia exported 389,264 tonnes of milled rice in the first nine months of 2018, down 8.4 percent from the same period last year, according to the Secretariat of One Window Service for Rice Export Formality.
WB provides USD1 billion in loans for disaster-hit Indonesia
15:16 15/10/2018
The World Bank (WB) has decided to provide loans worth up to USD1 billion for Indonesia after the country was struck by a series of disasters, including a deadly earthquake-tsunami that killed thousands
Donald Trump considers appointing Dina Powell as UN Ambassador
17:09 12/10/2018
US President Donald Trump on October 9th said he would announce his nominee for Nikki Haley’s replacement as US Ambassador to the United Nations in two to three weeks.
Tokyo named world’s best big city
17:02 12/10/2018
More than 420,000 readers of the United States (US) travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler have chosen Tokyo as the world’s best big city outside the US for the third year in a row.
International Day of the Girl Child 2018 opens
17:02 12/10/2018
The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on October 11th called on the global community to support every girl to develop her skills, enter the workplace on equal terms and reach her full potential.
AMAF to adopt 23 plans of actions in agriculture, forestr
09:41 12/10/2018
The 40th meeting of the ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) opened in Hanoi on October 11th, with 23 plans of action and cooperation on the agenda.
US applauds DPRK to allow inspectors into nuclear test
16:42 11/10/2018
The US Department of State applauded the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) allowing inspectors into a key nuclear testing site that it has claimed blew up, signaling a step forward in Pyongyang's commitment to denuclearizing the Korean peninsula.
2018 Nobel Prizes winners
16:32 11/10/2018
In 2018, American scientists have again ruled the Nobel Prizes. Following are the winners of the Prizes at the beginning of October.
World’s largest Buddhist sutra calligraphy opens in Japan
16:17 11/10/2018
The world’s largest Buddnist calligraphy of the Heart Sutra, drawn by Shoko Kanazawa, a 33 year-old calligrapher with Down’s syndrome, has attracted more than 40,000 people in Ryoun-ji Temple in central Japan.