Australia, Singapore strengthen cooperative relations
21/08/2017
Three leading Australian Ministers including Foreign Minister Julie Bishop; Defence Minister Marise Payne and Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister Steven Ciobo have visited Singapore from August 21st - 22nd to attend a high-level bilateral dialogue.
Philippines reports first avian flu outbreak
20:56 12/08/2017
The Philippines on August 11th reported the first avian flu outbreak at a poultry farm in Pampanga province in Luzon island.
ASEAN’s founding anniversary celebrated in Indonesia
10:56 12/08/2017
The Secretariat of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) hosted a ceremony at its headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, on August 11th to celebrate the bloc’s 50th founding anniversary (August 8th).
50th founding anniversary of ASEAN marked in South Africa
17:39 11/08/2017
On August 8th, the ASEAN Pretoria Committee (APC) celebrated the 50th founding anniversary of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) (8/8/1967 - 8/8/2017) in the capital city Pretoria in South Africa.
Earthquake kills at least 20 people in Jiuzhaigou, China
17:02 11/08/2017
A powerful earthquake hit China’s mountainous southeast, killing at least 20 people and injuring 431, on August 10th.
Alexei Yerkhove appointed new Russian Ambassador to Turkey
16:53 11/08/2017
Mr. Alexei Yerkhove has been appointed as Russia's Ambassador to Turkey.
Japan marks 72nd anniversary of Nagasaki atomic bomb
18:55 10/08/2017
The 72nd anniversary ceremony of the Nagasaki atomic bomb took place on August 9th at the Nagasaki Peace Park.
Powerful earthquake kills at least 13 people in China
18:54 10/08/2017
At least 13 people were killed and 175 more injured after a powerful earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck a popular tourist area in southwest China, according to state media.
Bangladesh strengthens its urban infrastructure and service delivery
18:18 10/08/2017
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved a loan package totaling USD200 million to strengthen urban infrastructure, service delivery, and governance in Bangladesh’s pourashavas (municipalities).
ASEAN’s 50th birthday marked worldwide
18:14 10/08/2017
The 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was observed across the world on August 8th with the participation of diplomats from ASEAN member states.