Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan dies
19/08/2018
Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations, has died at age 80.
Turkish, Russian, German and French leaders to meet in Istanbul
16:40 01/08/2018
Leaders of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France will meet in Istanbul on September 7th, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse
09:48 01/08/2018
A delegation led by Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), on July 29th visited people who were affected by the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Sanamxay district of Laos’ Attapeu province.
Bangladesh develops two power lines in support of its national target of electricity for all by 2021
23:21 31/07/2018
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved an assistance package totaling more than USD357 million for a project to develop two power lines in support of Bangladesh’s national target of electricity for all by 2021.
ADB helps Lao PDR to develop sustainable and climate-smart agriculture value chains
23:06 31/07/2018
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved a USD40.5 million grant to help farmers and agribusinesses develop sustainable and climate-smart agriculture value chains in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR).
Zimbabwe holds presidential election
16:53 31/07/2018
Zimbabwe’s first presidential and parliamentary elections since the end of Robert Mugabe’s long rule took place on July 30th.
Australia boosts relations with Southeast Asian countries
09:56 31/07/2018
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is visiting Timor-Leste, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia from July 29th to August 7th to reaffirm her country’s commitment to remaining a leading partner to its regional neighbours in Southeast Asia, according to her media release on July 29th.
Ruling CPP wins majority of votes in Cambodia’s general election
10:38 30/07/2018
The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won some 4.2 million out of more than 6.8 million votes in the country’s general election on July 29th, or 61.7 percent, according to the party.
US President delays proposed meeting with Russian counterpart until 2019
16:04 29/07/2018
The White House has announced it will put off a proposed second summit between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin until 2019.
Russian Parliamentary leader to visit DPRK, RoK
16:03 29/07/2018
Valentina Matviyenko, speaker of Russian Federation Council, the upper house of Russia’s parliament, on July 26th said she planned to visit the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) this autumn.