President Macron reappoints Edouard Philippe as PM
21/06/2017
French President Emmanuel Macron has reappointed Mr. Edouard Philippe as Prime Minister.
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.
Montenegro becomes 29th NATO member
17:04 06/06/2017
Montenegro has become the 29th member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO).
Eiffel Tower goes dark to honour London terror attack victims
06:20 06/06/2017
On June 4th, Paris’ Eiffel Tower lights were turned off to honour the victims of the London terror attack on Saturday (June 3rd).
Rex Tillerson and James Mattis visit Australia
16:53 05/06/2017
On June 5th, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and and Secretary of Defense James Mattis landed in Sydney for meetings with their Australian counterparts.
Japan Times hails visit by Vietnamese PM
16:16 05/06/2017
The Japan Times has covered the Japan visit by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc from June 6th-8th, saying that it will be the largest Vietnamese delegation to the country comprising Ministers, Deputy Ministers, lawmakers, municipal and provincial leaders and more than 100 business people.
Cambodia wraps up campaign for communal elections
17:08 03/06/2017
The campaign for the communal elections in Cambodia finished on June 2nd, two days ahead of the June 4th elections.
Bolivia assumes UN Security Council presidency for June
17:33 02/06/2017
Bolivia has taken up the presidency of the UN Security Council, replacing Uruguay.
Slovak Foreign Minister elected as UN General Assembly President
17:32 02/06/2017
The UN General Assembly has elected Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak to be its next President.