Russian President to announce message to the Federal Assembly on March 1st
23/02/2018
On February 21st, Press Secretary of the President of Russia, Dmitry Peskov confirmed that President Vladimir Putin would announce the message to the Federal Assembly on March 1st.
Rwandan President takes over as Chair of AU
17:29 29/01/2018
Rwandan President Paul Kagame on January 28th took over the Chairmanship of the African Union (AU) at the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government, within the framework of the 30th AU Summit, being held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto re-elected
17:28 29/01/2018
Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto has been elected to his second six-year term.
India, Cambodia ink four cooperative pacts
13:30 29/01/2018
India and Cambodia signed four agreements on January 27th, including a USD36.9 million credit package for a water resource development project in Cambodia and an MoU on prevention of human trafficking during an official visit of Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen to India.
Green Climate Fund, Australia and ADB help upgrade Aiwo boat harbor in Nauru
13:26 29/01/2018
ADB's Board of Directors has approved a USD21.3 million grant to help upgrade the Aiwo boat harbor in Nauru, which will make it the country’s first fully functioning international port.
At least 31 dead, 40 injured in RoK hospital fire
22:07 26/01/2018
At least 31 are dead and some 40 injured in a fire in Sejong General Hospital in Miryang, the Republic of Korea (RoK), on January 26th.
ADB calls GMS for greater financial integration
15:22 26/01/2018
(CPV) - ADB Trade Finance Program (TFP) called for greater financial integration, including the development of trade finance, among Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries at a recent conference for trade finance professionals, central banks, and government ministries in Bangkok.
ASEAN countries fight terrorism via information exchange
15:00 26/01/2018
Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand and Brunei on January 25th agreed to cooperate and coordinate on exchange of information to counter radicalism and terrorism in the region.
US President to welcome French President in late April
18:57 25/01/2018
US President Donald Trump will welcome his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron when he visits the White House in late April, a senior administration official said on January 23rd.
Libya car bombing leaves 22 dead
18:46 25/01/2018
A double car bombing has left at least 22 people dead and 20 wounded in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on January 23rd.