Seoul week marks ASEAN-RoK dialogue
An ASEAN week to celebrate the 30th anniversary of establishing dialogue between ASEAN and the Republic of Korea (RoK) kicked off in Seoul on June 14th.
Timor-Leste develops coffee sector
08:54 30/05/2019
(CPV) - A comprehensive plan to develop Timor-Leste’s coffee sector was launched in Dili on May 28th 2019 by Timor-Leste’s Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Mr. Joaquim Jose Gusmao Reis Martins.
Thailand to release 34 million tonnes of rice this year
16:50 29/05/2019
The Rice Policy and Management Committee of Thailand has announced rice stock release plans and expects over 34 million tonnes of rice throughout this year.
30 dead and 200 missing after boat sinking in Congo
16:25 29/05/2019
At least 30 people died and hundreds were believed missing after a boat carrying more than 350 passengers capsized on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
67th Bilderberg Meeting to open in Switzerland
16:11 29/05/2019
The 67th Bilderberg Meeting will take place in Montreux, Switzerland, from May 30th - June 2nd.
Mongolia develops two national parks as models for economically inclusive development
10:24 29/05/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved USD38 million in loans to develop ecotourism in Khuvsgul Lake National Park and Onon-Balj National Park to serve as models for economically inclusive development and conservation in Mongolia.
RoK veterans’ group condemns AO/dioxin use in Vietnam
09:47 29/05/2019
The Korean Healthy Security Measures Association (KHSMA), an advocacy group for war veterans, held a press conference with foreign correspondents on May 27th in Seoul to condemn the use of Agent Orange during the war in Vietnam and protest the lack of compensation from the US administration for all the victims in the Republic of Korea (RoK) of the toxic chemical.
Australian PM Scott Morrison announces new cabinet
16:31 28/05/2019
Australian Prime Minister (PM) Scott Morrison has named his first cabinet, including a record seven women.
Narendra Modi appointed Prime Minister for a second term
16:20 28/05/2019
President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Narendra Modi to the office of Prime Minister (PM) of India, hours after he was elected the leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as well as the National Democratic Alliance.
Gitanas Nauseda elected as President of Lithuania
16:18 28/05/2019
Gitanas Nauseda, a former member of the board of the National Bank of Lithuania, has been elected President of Lithuania on May 26th.