Thai king's coronation likely by end of this year
23/04/2017
The coronation of Thailand's new King Vajiralongkorn is likely to take place at the end of the year, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on April 21st.
6.0-magnititude earthquake shakes Peru
17:53 19/04/2017
A strong and deep earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale hit a rural area in northern Peru on April 18th.
US National Security Advisor visits Pakistan
10:01 19/04/2017
US National Security Advisor Herbert McMaster paid a visit to Pakistan for talks on the security situation in Afghanistan and bilateral matters.
France tightens security on election day
18:20 18/04/2017
On April 16th, French Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said that 50,000 police personal would be deployed to ensure security on the day of the nation's presidential election.
Massive floods hit Iran
18:18 18/04/2017
At least 48 people were killed and 5 are missing after torrential rains caused intense flooding and landslides in northwestern Iran.
Cuban Foreign Minister visits Spain
18:13 18/04/2017
On April 17th, Cuban Foreign Minister (FM) Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla officially visited Spain.
Singapore invests USD24 million in tourism promotion
11:09 18/04/2017
The Changi Airport Group (CAG), the Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will jointly invest SGD33.75 million (over USD24 million) to promote inbound travel, according to a joint statement issued on April 17th.
Solomon Islands expected to moderate to 3% in 2017
10:57 18/04/2017
(CPV) - With growth in the Solomon Islands expected to moderate to 3% in 2017 and 2.8% in 2018, tourism is being viewed as an untapped source for economic growth, says a new ADB’s report.
RoK marks 3rd anniversary of Sewol ferry disaster
17:01 17/04/2017
On April 16th, the Republic of Korea (RoK) organized a number of activities to mark the 3rd anniversary of the Sewol ferry disaster.
Thailand cuts down tanks bought from China
10:43 17/04/2017
The Royal Thai Army (RTA) will cut the number of VT-4 battle tanks it wants to buy from China from 98 to 60 due to insufficient funds.