Thai king's coronation likely by end of this year
23/04/2017
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.
New York Times wins 3 Pulitzers Prizes
16:47 11/04/2017
The New York Times won three Pulitzer Prizes, the most prestigious awards in US journalism, at Columbia University in New York.
Kevin Hassett nominated as Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers
08:56 11/04/2017
President Donald Trump has announced he would nominate Mr. Kevin Hassett as Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers.
Three strong earthquakes hit Philippines
17:05 10/04/2017
Three earthquakes have caused landslides and building damage in the Philippines, although no injuries were reported.
Myanmar President visits China
10:54 09/04/2017
On April 6th, Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw began a state visit to China, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Trump receives Chinese President Xi Jinping
17:04 07/04/2017
US President Donald Trump on April 6th received Chinese President Xi Jinping for the very first time.
Strong quake shakes Botswana
16:11 06/04/2017
An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale struck nearly 250 km north-northwest of Botswana's capital Gaborone on April 4th.
Wolf Erlbruch wins Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
15:59 06/04/2017
German author-illustrator Wolf Erlbruch has won the 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest children’s book award.
India, Malaysia pledge to enhance cooperation in terror fighting
15:55 06/04/2017
Malaysian Prime Minister (PM) Najib Razak and Indian PM Narendra Modi have announced that their countries would enhance cooperation in several fields, including terror fighting in the region, according to the Sutnik News Agency.
Former Togolese Prime Minister elected as IFAD's President
15:51 06/04/2017
Mr. Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo, former Togolese Prime Minister, was elected as the 6th President of the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).