Bus fire in Kazakhstan kills 52 people
The Kazakh Interior Ministry on January 18th announced a bus caught fire in a remote part of Kazakhstan, killing 52 citizens of neighbouring Uzbekistan.
Chinese and Russian Presidents exchange New Year greetings
15:55 03/01/2018
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent his New Year greetings to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
RoK firms set to invest 9.36 bln USD in 5G tech
15:52 03/01/2018
The Republic of Korea's mobile carriers will likely invest more than KRW10 trillion (USD9.36 billion) in the fifth-generation network technology this year in a bid to lay a firm foundation for the high-end service, according to the RoK news agency Yonhap.
Russian President to meet Israeli Prime Minister
18:20 02/01/2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on January 1st spoke by phone and agreed to meet soon.
Thailand, EU to resume FTA talks
14:35 02/01/2018
The Government of Thailand has ordered the Ministry of Commerce and related state agencies to fast-track preparations for talks on a free trade agreement with the European Union after the bloc agreed to resume political contact with Thailand.
Over 4000 babies to be born on New Year’s Day in Viet Nam, says UNICEF
16:57 01/01/2018
(CPV) - Approximately 4,268 babies will be born in Viet Nam on New Year’s Day, UNICEF said today. An estimated 385,793 babies will be born globally on New Year’s Day.
Countries around the world welcome New Year 2018
15:18 01/01/2018
(CPV) – The atmosphere of the New Year 2018 jubilated everywhere as people around the world happily welcomed a new beginning with the best things in the year.
Kyrgyz Republic encourages private sector to contribute more effectively to the country’s growth
23:03 31/12/2017
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved a USD25 million policy-based grant to continue ongoing efforts to improve the investment climate in the Kyrgyz Republic and encourage the private sector to contribute more effectively to the country’s growth.
Cook Islands invests USD15 million to improve access high-speed internet
22:53 31/12/2017
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved a USD15 million loan for an internet submarine cable project to connect Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the Cook Islands. The Cook Islands has joined Samoa, Niue, and French Polynesia to implement a regional cable system—Manatua—to have access to faster and more affordable internet.
Top ten world events in 2017
13:13 31/12/2017
The Vietnam News Agency has selected the top ten world events for 2017 as follows: