President Macron reappoints Edouard Philippe as PM
21/06/2017
French President Emmanuel Macron has reappointed Mr. Edouard Philippe as Prime Minister.
Canada helps Myanmar in climate change adaptation, social development
14:49 09/06/2017
Canada will provide 20 million CAD (14 million USD) to help Myanmar implement two initiatives on climate change adaptation and social development in the next five years.
EU: Commission opens debate on moving towards a security and defence union
08:49 09/06/2017
(CPV) - The EU Commission opened a public debate on the future direction of defence in an EU of 27.
Heat wave in India leaves at least 360 dead
16:38 08/06/2017
India, currently experiencing a deadly heat wave, is seeing increasing frequency of extreme summer weather events in recent years.
35th session of UN Human Rights Council
16:32 08/06/2017
The 35th session of UN Human Rights Council opened in Geneva, Switzerland on June 6th.
H5N8 type flu found in Paju
07:58 08/06/2017
Authorities of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on June 6th has confirmed that the H5N8 strain was detected in Paju city, Gyeonggi.
Sher Bahadur Deuba elected 40th PM of Nepal
07:53 08/06/2017
On June 6th, the Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, has been elected the 40th Prime Minister of Nepal.
India and Nepal discuss ways to ease traffic-in-transit
15:09 07/06/2017
(CPV) - Indian and Nepali senior customs and trade officials met in Mumbai on June 6th 2017 to discuss ways to ease traffic-in-transit along the route from Kolkata to four major customs points of Nepal, including Raxaul, through an electronic tracking system.
Indonesia wants to rejoin OPEC
15:04 07/06/2017
Indonesian Energy and Mineral Resource Ministry spokesperson Sujatmiko on June 6 said the country has sent a letter to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) requesting to reactivate its membership in the group.
Philippine official: COC agreement expected in November
14:31 07/06/2017
Philippine Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Enrique Manalo said on June 5th that Asian countries will likely agree on a code of conduct for the East Sea (COC) when regional leaders meet for a summit in November, the online newspaper nikkei.com reported.