Andrea Nahles appointed first chairwoman of SPD
23/04/2018
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.
Mr. Wencai Zhang: ADB looks forward to expanding its partnership with Nepal
10:02 13/04/2018
(CPV) - ADB Vice-President Wencai Zhang met with the Prime Minister of Nepal K. P. Sharma Oli during a 2-day visit to the country. Mr. Zhang reiterated ADB’s support for the government’s development agenda as the country transitions to a federal system of governance.
Thailand, UK promote bilateral trade cooperation
09:50 13/04/2018
Thai Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijiwarong left for the UK on April 10th to discuss how both sides can cooperate to promote bilateral trade.
Azerbaijan’s incumbent President Ilham Aliyev re-elected
17:13 12/04/2018
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has been re-elected for his fourth consecutive term.
Boao Forum for Asia: Chinese President meets other leaders
17:12 12/04/2018
Chinese President Xi Jin-ping on April 10th met with a number of foreign leaders from the Philippines, Singapore, Pakistan and Mongolia on the sidelines of the annual conference of the Boao Forum for Asia.
Russian Foreign Minister accepts invitation to visit DPRK
16:45 11/04/2018
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Pyongyang, after accepting a formal invitation from the country’s top diplomat.
4.7-magnitude earthquake hits Central Italy
16:44 11/04/2018
An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale on April 10th hit an area of Central Italy that was devastated by a major quake in 2016.
Former UN Secretary-General elected BFA chairman
19:10 10/04/2018
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on April 9th was elected as Chairman of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA).
European leaders congratulate Viktor Orban on election win
19:02 10/04/2018
Central European leaders on April 9th congratulated Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban after he secured a “historic” victory for his ruling Fidesz Party in the national election.
World Bank raises Thailand’s 2018 growth forecast
09:23 10/04/2018
Thailand's economy is expected to grow 4.1 percent this year, up from 3.6 percent predicted last August, as the recovery is broadening, the World Bank said on April 9th.