Andrea Nahles appointed first chairwoman of SPD
Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) on April 22nd elected Ms. Andrea Nahles, by 66.35% of delegates, as their first ever female leader in the party’s 155-year history.
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta leaves for visit to UK
16:52 16/04/2018
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on April 16th begins an official visit to the United Kingdom (UK) for five days.
China, Japan vow to promote cooperation
16:51 16/04/2018
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on April 15th met with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, and the two diplomats agreed to promote mutual visits by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jin-ping.
Seoul to launch website on inter-Korean summit
16:46 16/04/2018
The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s preparation committee for the inter-Korean summit on April 15th announced a website to livestream the meeting which is scheduled to open on April 17th.
Indonesia, China sign economic deals worth over USD23 billion
09:56 16/04/2018
Indonesia and China have signed five cooperation contracts worth USD23.3 billion under the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road initiatives, according to Indonesia’s Antara news agency.
Cambodia, Thailand celebrate traditional New Year festival
15:54 14/04/2018
The Angkor Songkran festival in celebration of Cambodia’s traditional New Year festival Chol Chnam Thmay kicked off in Angkor Wat relic site, the Cambodian province of Siem Reap on April 13th.
Singapore tightens monetary policy
15:46 14/04/2018
Singapore has decided to tighten its monetary policy for the first time in six years as part of efforts to cope with risks of global trade tension, local authorities announced on April 13th.
Algeria’s President announces state funeral
17:15 13/04/2018
Algeria’s President Bouteflika announced three days of state funeral after a deadly military plane crash which killed at least 257 people.
Cape Town hosts Africa’s first Adaptation Futures
17:14 13/04/2018
The World’s premiere conference (Adaptation Futures) 2018 will be held in South Africa from June 18th - 21st.
US’s new national security adviser meets RoK and Japanese counterparts
17:13 13/04/2018
New US National Security Adviser John Bolton on April 12th met with Mr. Chung Eui-yong, the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s National Security Adviser, and Secretary General of the National Security Secretariat Shotaro Yachi of Japan.