ASEAN Plus 3 revises agreement protecting regional finance
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their partners, namely China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed on December 14th to revise the Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralisation (CMIM) Agreement – a regional financial safety net.
China’s Guangxi province to apply tax refund policy for tourists
14:53 10/12/2018
Vietnamese tourists to China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region will enjoy tax refund as the locality plans to apply the policy on foreigners staying in China within 183 days as well as tourists from China’s Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan from December 11th.
South Africa’s President appoints Shamila Batohi as new NPA Head
15:57 07/12/2018
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced Shamila Batohi as the new National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP).
NATO Foreign Ministers meet in Brussels
16:51 06/12/2018
The meeting of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) at the level of Foreign Ministers took place at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.
China, Japan, RoK to hold FTA talks in Beijing
16:50 06/12/2018
Seoul’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy on December 5th announced that Republic of Korea (RoK), China and Japan will hold their 14th round of negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) to boost trade and investment between the Asian neighbors.
DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho visits China
16:47 06/12/2018
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Foreign Miniser Ri Yong-ho began his official visit to China on December 6th at the invitation of State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
Climate Change Summit 2018 opens in Poland
16:28 04/12/2018
The 24th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, otherwise known as COP24, opened in Katowice (Poland) on December 2nd.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sworn in as Mexico’s President
17:29 03/12/2018
Andres Manuel Lopez has been sworn in as President of Mexico at a ceremony in the country’s Parliament, becoming the country’s first leftist President in more than 70 years.
Indonesia cleans up trash on Thousand Islands
00:58 01/12/2018
Residents of the Thousand Islands off Jakarta’s coast are battling waves of trash, with an estimated 40 tonnes of rubbish collected daily over the past week.
Symposium seeks orientations for ASEAN future path
00:24 01/12/2018
Over half a century, ASEAN has brought great benefits to Southeast Asian and Asian-Pacific countries by providing a peaceful and stable environment for development, and an open cooperation space, stated Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.