Singapore continues cabinet reforms
24/04/2019
Singaporean Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will become Deputy Prime Minister from May 1st, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) of Singapore announced on April 23rd.
Notre Dame Cathedral catches fire in Paris
09:35 16/04/2019
A huge fire has engulfed Paris’s Notre-Dame, the world-famous, 850-year-old cathedral, damaging much of the structure and causing its iconic spire to fall on April 15th.
2019 Indonesian overseas general election in Hanoi
15:57 15/04/2019
(CPV) - On April 14th 2019, 200 Indonesian citizens in Hanoi and its surrounding areas have exercised their right to vote for the 2019 Indonesian general election at the polling station in the Indonesian Embassy, 50 Ngo Quyen, Hanoi.
ASEAN countries boost trade ties with western Mexican state
12:46 15/04/2019
A business cooperation forum was held in the western state of Jalisco, the second biggest economic centre of Mexico, on April 11th and 12th to foster its multifaceted relations with ASEAN countries, particularly in trade, investment, education and tourism.
ADB, UNDP to accelerate progress towards sustainable development in Asia - Pacific
10:28 13/04/2019
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a 5-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) on April 12th 2019 to accelerate progress towards sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.
Kim Jong-un re-elected as Chairman of State Affairs Commission
07:05 13/04/2019
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s leader Kim Jong-un has been re-elected as Chairman of the State Affairs Commission, the state's highest decision-making body, the state media KCNA reported on April 12th.
Thai economy shows good performance: SCB
10:04 12/04/2019
The Siam Commercial Bank’s (SCB) latest review of the Thai economy reveals a healthy expansion rate despite a decrease in growth due to the global economy, trade war between the United States and China, and uncertainty among private companies on the formation of new government.
21st EU - China summit opens in Brussels
19:29 11/04/2019
The 21st annual summit between the European Union and China took place on April 9th in Brussels.
RoK President Moon Jae-in begins US visit
19:25 11/04/2019
President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in on April 10th began a visit to the United States (US) for a summit with President Donald Trump.
James Murray appointed as Secret Service Director
10:10 11/04/2019
US President Donald Trump has named Mr. James Murray as the new Director of the US Secret Service (USSS), replacing Mr. Randolph Alles, the White House said.