Andrej Babis sworn in as Czech Prime Minister
The Czech Republic’s Billionaire Andrej Babis has been sworn in as the country’s new Prime Minister, after his ANO Party came first in an October election.
Lao leaders meet diplomatic corps ahead of National Day
14:32 02/12/2017
Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounnhang Volachith chaired a meeting with diplomatic corps in Vientiane on December 1st on the occasion of the country’s 42nd National Day (December 2nd).
ADB develops high-value horticulture in Viet Nam, China and Indonesia
17:07 01/12/2017
(CPV) - ADB signed USD20 million in loan agreements with Agripacific Holdings (APH) and Kunming Hasfarm Flowers (KHF) on December 1st 2017 to help develop high-value horticulture in Viet Nam, the People’s Republic of China (PRC), and Indonesia.
ASEAN promotes gender equality, women protection
17:01 01/12/2017
HeForShe campaign, designed to encourage men and boys to eliminate discrimination against women and girls, was launched by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on November 30th in response to International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25)th.
Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan passes away
16:34 01/12/2017
Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, former Secretary-General of ASEAN, has passed away at the age of 68 on November 30th.
Chinese President Xi Jinping receives former US President Obama
16:33 01/12/2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping on November 30th received former US President Barack Obama at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China.
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro to seek re-election in 2018
18:54 30/11/2017
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro will run for another term in next year’s election, Vice President Tareck El Aissami said.
Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in as President of Kenya
15:56 29/11/2017
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in for a second and final five-year term.
Cuba marks first anniversary of Fidel Castro’s death
16:38 28/11/2017
Cuba has been paying tribute to its revolutionary father, Fidel Castro, on the first anniversary of his death.
7th CISM Military World Games to open in China
16:37 28/11/2017
The 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games with the slogan “Military Glory, World Peace” will be held in Wuhan city, China’s Hubei province, from October 18th - 27th in 2019.