Le Pen steps down as National Front Party leader
26/04/2017
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that she is temporarily stepping down as head of her National Front Party.
Attorney Sullivan nominated for US Deputy Secretary of State
19:48 12/04/2017
President Donald Trump has nominated attorney John Sullivan of Maryland to be Deputy Secretary of State, the White House announced on April 12th.
Cambodia calls for Philippine investment in rice production
19:43 12/04/2017
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said he had proposed Philippine President Rodirgo Duterte to invest more in rice production in Cambodia.
Lao PDR's economic growth is picking up in 2017 and 2018
19:38 12/04/2017
Economic growth is picking up in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s (Lao PDR) in 2017 and 2018, supported by the expansion of production and sales of electricity, a buoyant services sector growth, and construction of the cross-border railway project, says a new ADB report released on April 6th 2017.
Thailand ready for changes in US’ trade policy
19:33 12/04/2017
Representatives of Thailand’s banking, trade and production have convened for a meeting to discuss issues related to trade with the US, after a list of 16 countries and territories running a large trade surplus with the US was announced.
UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Sweden
16:56 11/04/2017
The UN Security Council has strongly slammed a terrorist attack that took place in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 7th, killing at least 4 people and injuring over a dozen others.
New York Times wins 3 Pulitzers Prizes
16:47 11/04/2017
The New York Times won three Pulitzer Prizes, the most prestigious awards in US journalism, at Columbia University in New York.
Kevin Hassett nominated as Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers
08:56 11/04/2017
President Donald Trump has announced he would nominate Mr. Kevin Hassett as Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers.
Three strong earthquakes hit Philippines
17:05 10/04/2017
Three earthquakes have caused landslides and building damage in the Philippines, although no injuries were reported.
Myanmar President visits China
10:54 09/04/2017
On April 6th, Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw began a state visit to China, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.