Seoul week marks ASEAN-RoK dialogue
An ASEAN week to celebrate the 30th anniversary of establishing dialogue between ASEAN and the Republic of Korea (RoK) kicked off in Seoul on June 14th.
Japan, Philippines to work for free, open Indo-Pacific
10:33 02/06/2019
Japan and the Philippines have agreed to work toward achieving a free, open and rules-based Indo-Pacific region by strengthening security cooperation.
ASEAN, China seek to promote trade cooperation
10:33 02/06/2019
A roundtable conference on ASEAN-China trade cooperation took place in Beijing, China on May 31st, aiming to implementing common perceptions reached between the two sides during the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in April 2019.
Thailand: speaker of lower house receives royal approval
15:42 01/06/2019
The speaker and two deputy speakers of the House of Representatives of Thailand have received Royal approval, Thailand's Royal Gazette website reported on May 31.
ARF senior officials adopts over 20 initiatives for 2019-2020
15:11 01/06/2019
The Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) endorsed more than 20 initiatives for 2019-2020 in Bangkok on May 31st.
Increasing the flow of private sector investment into emerging economies in Asia - Pacific
17:02 31/05/2019
(CPV) - ADB and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance arm of the World Bank Group, have agreed to cooperate more closely to increase the flow of private sector investment into emerging economies in Asia and the Pacific, in line with the 2030 development goals.
Nigerian President Mumhammadu Buhari sworn in for 2nd term
09:58 31/05/2019
Nigerian President Mumhammadu Buhari has sworn in for his 2nd term, vowing to tackle security threats and root out corruption.
Chinese President Xi Jin-ping to visit Russia next week
09:55 31/05/2019
Chinese President Xi Jin-ping will pay a visit to Russia from June 5th - 7th at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
Earthquakes in Peru and Ecuador leave two dead and over 30 injured
16:34 30/05/2019
The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked parts of Peru and neighboring Ecuador left at least two persons dead and more than 30 people injured, authorities said.
Thai King appoints new Privy Council President
10:57 30/05/2019
Thailand’s King Rama X has appointed General Surayud Chulanont as acting President of the Privy Council to replace General Prem Tinsulanonda who died aged 98 on May 26th.