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.
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.
Indonesia: Twin-disaster death toll soars to 2,04
14:55 11/10/2018
The death toll from the strong quakes and subsequent tsunami that hit Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province last month has risen to 2,045 as of October 10th.
Haiti earthquake kills 15 and injures 300
22:29 09/10/2018
An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck Haiti on October 6th and killed at least 15 people, injured another 300 and destroyed 40 houses, according to the Caribbean country’s Civil Protection Agency.
Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad win 2018 Nobel peace prize
16:32 08/10/2018
The 2018 Nobel peace prize was presented to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.
US, DPRK agree to hold 2nd summit
16:19 08/10/2018
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the US have agreed to hold the second summit “as soon as possible”, according to a statement by Republic of Korea (RoK)’s presidential office.
Brazil election: Jair Bolsonaro wins first round
16:18 08/10/2018
Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has won the first round of Brazil’s presidential election.
ADB supports Pakistan's new development and reform agenda
10:28 08/10/2018
(CPV) - ADB Vice-President Mr. Wencai Zhang affirmed ADB’s support for the Government of Pakistan’s new development and reform agenda during his 2-day visit to the country from October 4th to October 5th.
Indonesia: Int’l community continue assisting earthquake victims
10:13 08/10/2018
The international community continued to provide relief aid for Indonesia whose Central Sulawesi province was hardly hit by strong earthquakes and tsunami ten days ago.