Andrea Nahles appointed first chairwoman of SPD
23/04/2018
Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) on April 22nd elected Ms. Andrea Nahles, by 66.35% of delegates, as their first ever female leader in the party’s 155-year history.
German appoints new ambassadors to countries
15:27 20/04/2018
New grand coalition government in Germany on April 19th appointed a number of new ambassadors to major global capitals.
Cambodia to deploy 80,000 security persons for general election
09:48 19/04/2018
Cambodia plans to deploy a total of 80,000 security personnel to ensure security and public order during the general election in July, a senior officer said on April 18th.
Former US First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92
20:39 18/04/2018
Barbara Bush, the former US first lady, wife to 41st President George H.W Bush and mother of 43rd President George W. Bush, has died at the age of 92.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe leaves for US visit
20:38 18/04/2018
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on April 17th left for a three day official visit to the US for talks with President Donald Trump.
Myanmar President pledges to promote national development
10:21 18/04/2018
Myanmar’s new President U Win Myint has pledged to promote changes for the stronger development of the country, believing that the objective could be realised through the pursuit of united strength.
Angus Campbell appointed as Australian Chief of Defence Force
17:52 17/04/2018
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on April 16th appointed Chief of Army, Lieutenant General Angus Campbell, who was formerly the commander of Operation Sovereign Borders, as Chief of Defence Force.
Japan, China hold first high level economic dialogue in eight years
17:44 17/04/2018
The Japan - China High Level Economic Dialogue was organized for the first time in eight years in Tokyo, Japan, on April 16th.
World reacts to strikes on Syria by US, UK and France
17:42 17/04/2018
China’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ma Zhaoxu called on parties concerned to remain calm and exercise restraint over the situation in Syria.
ADB: Vanuatu should develop its private sector
10:17 17/04/2018
(CPV) - Efforts to support private sector development should be stepped up to boost Vanuatu’s economy, with growth expected to moderate to 3.2% in 2018 and 3.0% in 2019, says a new Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) report.