Russian President to announce message to the Federal Assembly on March 1st
On February 21st, Press Secretary of the President of Russia, Dmitry Peskov confirmed that President Vladimir Putin would announce the message to the Federal Assembly on March 1st.
Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe to attend Pyeongchang Olympics in RoK
18:45 25/01/2018
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on January 24th said he would attend the Pyeongchang Olympics in the Republic of Korea (RoK) in February.
US Senate confirms Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve Chair
21:53 24/01/2018
On January 23rd, the US Senate approved President Trump's nominee, Mr. Jerome Powell, 65, as the new Chair of the Federal Reserve (Fed).
US Secretary of State visits Europe
21:52 24/01/2018
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is travelling to the United Kingdom (UK), France, Poland and Switzerland from January 21st - 27th for talks on global security and economic issues.
Senior officials meet to prepare for ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit
16:50 24/01/2018
The ASEAN-India Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) convened a working session in New Delhi, India, on January 23rd to review preparations for the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit slated for January 25th in the city.
ADB to support Bangladesh on implementing SDGs
16:39 24/01/2018
(CPV) - Together with the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and representatives of development partners, ADB Vice-President Wencai Zhang attended the Bangladesh Development Forum (BDF) in Dhaka at the middle of January 2018. As a keynote speaker of the opening session, he reaffirmed ADB’s commitment to supporting Bangladesh in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and assisting the countr
Myanmar tightens security in Rakhine state
10:23 23/01/2018
Myanmar’s authorities have tightened security in ten key sensitive areas of Sittway, the capital of western Rakhine state, following violence in Mrauk U township last week.
Richest 1% bagged 82% of wealth created last year - poorest half of humanity got nothing, says Oxfam
10:20 23/01/2018
(CPV) - Eighty two percent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world saw no increase in their wealth, according to a new Oxfam report released on January 22nd 2018.
US Vice President Mike Pence visits Israel
20:09 22/01/2018
US Vice President Mike Pence on January 21st arrived in Israel for his three-day visit.
Zimbabwe’s President announces elections in five months
20:07 22/01/2018
Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced that elections will be held within “four to five months”, the first since the end of Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule last year.