Singapore continues cabinet reforms
Singaporean Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will become Deputy Prime Minister from May 1st, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) of Singapore announced on April 23rd.
Cuba and US open center to preserve Hemingway’s legacy
16:31 03/04/2019
The Cuban National Cultural Heritage Council and Finca Vigia Foundation of the United States have inaugurated a restoration center to preserve the work of Ernest Hemingway in Havana, Cuba.
RoK to send new Ambassador to Beijing
16:26 03/04/2019
Jang Ha-sung, former RoK Presidential Policy Chief, is scheduled to arrive in Beijing this week to take the post of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Ambassador to China.
Japan announces name of new imperial era
09:48 03/04/2019
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on April 1st announced that the name of its new imperial era, set to begin on May 1st, will be "Reiwa".
French President appoints new government spokesman
09:46 03/04/2019
French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed his Senegalese-born media advisor Sibeth Ndiaye as his new government spokesman, replacing Mr. Benjamin Griveaux, whose resignation last week came ahead of a run for Paris mayor next year.
WB: Philippine economic growth remains positive amid challenges
15:54 02/04/2019
The Philippines’s economy is poised to grow at 6.4 percent in 2019 and 6.5 percent in 2020-2021 amid lingering global and local uncertainties, according to a report released by the World Bank (WB) on April 1st.
Seoul ready for Bamdokkaebi Night Market 2019
16:12 01/04/2019
“The 2019 Bamdokkaebi Night Market” will take place every Friday through Sunday from April 5th to October 27th.
Zuzana Caputova becomes Slovakia's first female President
16:10 01/04/2019
Zuzana Caputova, a 45-year-old liberal lawyer, has been elected as Slovakia's first female President after winning a runoff election against the country's ruling party's candidate.
Thailand’s rice exports down in both volume and value in February
09:54 01/04/2019
Thailand’s rice exports decreased in both volume and value in February 2019 due to high prices as compared to other competitors and its stronger baht.
Indonesia: Presidential candidates hold different approaches on int’l relations
09:45 01/04/2019
There were some major differences on how two Indonesian presidential candidates envisioned the future of Indonesia’s foreign policy, which were conveyed during the fourth face-off between two candidates held in Jakarta on March 30th.