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Japanese PM visits Pacific Rim nations to strengthen ties
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam on a six-day trip from January 12th to strengthen security cooperation.
Cuba, US talks on human trafficking
17:39 18/01/2017
On January 16th, the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that representatives of Cuba and the US have held the fourth bilateral meeting on human trafficking on January 12th - 13th in Washington.
Chinese President visits Switzerland
10:51 18/01/2017
President of China Xi Jinping has arrived in Switzerland for his state visit and to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.
Thai King orders charter amendment
10:34 11/01/2017
Thailand’s new King Maha Vajiralongkorn has ordered sections regarding royal power in the country’s draft constitution to be rewritten, said Thai Prime Minister (PM) Prayuth Chan-o-cha on January 10th.
Boris Johnson meets Donald Trump’s key advisers
17:04 10/01/2017
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has arrived in New York to meet with some of Donald Trump’s closet advisers and senior Congressional leaders.
Paul Ryan wins re-election as speaker of U.S. House of Representatives
18:53 04/01/2017
On January 3rd, U.S. Representative Paul Ryan was re-elected speaker of the House of Representatives by the 115th Congress on Capitol Hill.
Singapore’s economy grows at slowest pace since 2009
11:17 04/01/2017
Singapore’s economy grew by 1.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, a rise of 1.8 percent year – on –year, according to estimates by Ministry of Trade and Industry on January 3rd.
Cambodia, Japan look towards extensive strategic partnership
10:30 01/01/2017
Cambodia and Japan are looking towards elevating their relations from strategic partnership to extensive strategic partnership.
Projects signed to promote gender equality
16:27 23/12/2016
(CPV) - ADB and the Government of Mongolia signed three grant agreements on December 22nd 2016 totaling USD4.8 million for projects to promote gender equality, provide affordable sanitation for low-income communities in the capital, and build sustainable tourism in Mongolia’s northern region at Khuvsgul Lake National Park.
Angela Merkel wins re-election as Chair of CDU Party
18:56 08/12/2016
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won re-election as chairwoman of her Christian Democrats (CDU) with 89.5 percent of votes cast.