APEC Business Advisory Council to meet in Canada
The third meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) in 2017 will convene in Toronto, Canada, from July 24th-28th.
Venezuela kicks off constituent assembly campaign
17:01 12/07/2017
Venezuela on July 9th kicked off a series of campaigns for candidates to the National Constituent Assembly (ANC).
RoK President appoints two new ministers
16:59 12/07/2017
Republic of Korea (RoK) President Moon Jae-in has appointed two new ministers, the presidential office said on July 11th, but without a formal ceremony.
US - Russian diplomats to meet in Washington
16:46 12/07/2017
US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon will meet with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov in Washington next week, the State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on July 12th.
11 TPP countries to meet in Japan
15:56 12/07/2017
Representatives from 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) member countries are expected to meet in Hakone town, west of Tokyo, Japan on July 12th.
Malaysia warns of IS militants fleeing to Southeast Asia
15:52 12/07/2017
Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein has said intelligence reports indicated that foreign Islamic State (IS) fighters fleeing the Middle East are planning to shift their bases to Southeast Asia.
Program helps more Fijian women reach leadership in South Pacific Exchange-listed
15:33 12/07/2017
A training program to help more Fijian women reach leadership and board positions in South Pacific Stock Exchange-listed (SPSE) companies was launched in Suva on July 10th 2017.
Khaltmaa Battulga sworn in as Mongolian President
16:39 11/07/2017
Khaltmaa Battulga of the Mongolian Democratic Party (DP) has been sworn in as the President of the country.
China-ASEAN Expo to take place in Nanning in September
10:57 11/07/2017
The 14th China–ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) and the China–ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (CABIS) will be held from September 12th–15th in Nanning city, capital city of China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Nepal improves customs reform and modernizes trade processes
10:53 11/07/2017
(CPV) - ADB Board of Directors has approved a USD21 million policy-based loan to support the Government of Nepal’s efforts to simplify, harmonize, and modernize the country’s trade processes to meet international standards.