Thai king's coronation likely by end of this year
The coronation of Thailand's new King Vajiralongkorn is likely to take place at the end of the year, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on April 21st.
Iran's Ahmadinejad registers as Presidential candidate
06:05 14/04/2017
On April 12th, Iran’s former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run in the country’s Presidential elections on May 19th.
Xi Jinping calls Donald Trump over nuclear weapons
06:04 14/04/2017
On April 12th, Chinese President Xi Jinping has told President Donald Trump in a phone call that Beijing is willing to work with Washington on ending Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s nuclear weapons program.
Cambodia-China trade reaches USD4.8 billion
11:31 13/04/2017
Two-way trade between Cambodia and China was valued at USD4.8 billion in 2016, up USD200 million from a year ago.
Afghanistan develops its transport infrastructure
11:23 13/04/2017
(CPV) - ADB and the Government of Afghanistan unveiled a comprehensive Transport Sector Master Plan Update on April 11th 2017 that will help Afghanistan develop its transport infrastructure covering roads, railways, civil aviation, urban transport, trade logistics, and other related operations.
Attorney Sullivan nominated for US Deputy Secretary of State
19:48 12/04/2017
President Donald Trump has nominated attorney John Sullivan of Maryland to be Deputy Secretary of State, the White House announced on April 12th.
Cambodia calls for Philippine investment in rice production
19:43 12/04/2017
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said he had proposed Philippine President Rodirgo Duterte to invest more in rice production in Cambodia.
Lao PDR's economic growth is picking up in 2017 and 2018
19:38 12/04/2017
Economic growth is picking up in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s (Lao PDR) in 2017 and 2018, supported by the expansion of production and sales of electricity, a buoyant services sector growth, and construction of the cross-border railway project, says a new ADB report released on April 6th 2017.
Thailand ready for changes in US’ trade policy
19:33 12/04/2017
Representatives of Thailand’s banking, trade and production have convened for a meeting to discuss issues related to trade with the US, after a list of 16 countries and territories running a large trade surplus with the US was announced.
UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Sweden
16:56 11/04/2017
The UN Security Council has strongly slammed a terrorist attack that took place in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 7th, killing at least 4 people and injuring over a dozen others.