Mario Abdo Benitez sworn in as Paraguay’s President
17/08/2018
Mario Abdo Benitez has been sworn in as the new president of Paraguay after defeating his liberal rival, Efrain Alegre in April elections.
US Secretary Mike Pompeo to visit three Southeast Asian nations
21:56 02/08/2018
US Department of State has announced Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would visit Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia from August 1st - 5th to discuss bilateral ties and regional issues with the three countries.
Cuban National Assembly announces new Constitutional draft
21:50 02/08/2018
Both the paper and digital format of the complete draft of the Cuban proposed new Cuban Constitution has been published for the first time.
Myanmar to allow visa-free entry for Japanese, Korean tourists
10:49 02/08/2018
Myanmar will start granting visa-free entry to tourists from Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in October to attract more visitors from Asia, according to Japan's Kyodo News.
Anti-terrorism drill in Indonesia ahead of ASIAD 2018
10:30 02/08/2018
Indonesian security forces held an anti-terrorism drill on August 1st as preparations for the 18th Asian Games, which will take place from August 18th to September 2nd.
Canadian General takes offices as Deputy UNC Chief
16:41 01/08/2018
Canadian Lt. Gen. Wayne D. Eyre on July 30th took office as deputy commander of the United Nations Command (UNC) in the Republic of Korea (RoK), Canada’s Department of National Defence said.
Turkish, Russian, German and French leaders to meet in Istanbul
16:40 01/08/2018
Leaders of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France will meet in Istanbul on September 7th, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse
09:48 01/08/2018
A delegation led by Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), on July 29th visited people who were affected by the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Sanamxay district of Laos’ Attapeu province.
Bangladesh develops two power lines in support of its national target of electricity for all by 2021
23:21 31/07/2018
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved an assistance package totaling more than USD357 million for a project to develop two power lines in support of Bangladesh’s national target of electricity for all by 2021.
ADB helps Lao PDR to develop sustainable and climate-smart agriculture value chains
23:06 31/07/2018
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved a USD40.5 million grant to help farmers and agribusinesses develop sustainable and climate-smart agriculture value chains in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR).