Mario Abdo Benitez sworn in as Paraguay’s President
17/08/2018
Mario Abdo Benitez has been sworn in as the new president of Paraguay after defeating his liberal rival, Efrain Alegre in April elections.
Thailand’s economic growth reaches five-year high
10:44 09/08/2018
Thailand’s economy grew 4.8 percent in the second quarter of this year, higher than that of the first quarter and the highest level in five years, according to a report from the Bank of Thailand (BoT).
Expanding access to financial services for underserved communities
10:38 09/08/2018
(CPV) - ADB President Mr. Takehiko Nakao and Financial Supervisory Service of Korea (FSS) Governor Mr. Suk Heun Yoon, along with FSS’s International Cooperation Department (ICD) Director General Mr. Se Hee Lim met on August 6th 2018 at ADB headquarters in Manila.
Ivan Duque sworn in as Colombia’s next President
10:17 09/08/2018
Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque was sworn on August 7th in as the country’s President, succeeding Juan Manuel Santos, who had been in power since 2010.
Leaders of UN and Japan discuss DPRK’s denuclearization
10:15 09/08/2018
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on August 8th discussed how to reach the goal of denuclarization in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
At least 91 people die in Indonesia earthquake
11:09 08/08/2018
An earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale has hit the Indonesian island of Lombok, claiming at least 91 lives and injured an additional 236 people.
Imran Khan nominated as Pakistan’s PM
11:00 08/08/2018
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Parliamentary Committee on August 6th officially nominated Party Chairman Imran Khan as Prime Minister.
Six arrested over attack on President Nicolas Maduro
14:28 07/08/2018
Authorities have detained six people suspected of using explosive-laden drones in a failed bid to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, officials said on August 6th.
Ebola returns to Democratic Republic of Congo
14:26 07/08/2018
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s Ministry of Health declared another outbreak of Ebola in the eastern region of the country.
EAS Foreign Ministers' Meeting agrees to reinforce marine cooperation
23:51 05/08/2018
The 8th East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, which was held in Singapore on August 4th, agreed that maritime cooperation will be one of the focuses the EAS nations are going to promote in the time ahead.