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Tokyo named world’s best big city
More than 420,000 readers of the United States (US) travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler have chosen Tokyo as the world’s best big city outside the US for the third year in a row.
2018 Nobel Prizes winners
16:32 11/10/2018
In 2018, American scientists have again ruled the Nobel Prizes. Following are the winners of the Prizes at the beginning of October.
US, DPRK agree to hold 2nd summit
16:19 08/10/2018
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the US have agreed to hold the second summit “as soon as possible”, according to a statement by Republic of Korea (RoK)’s presidential office.
Iraq elects new President and Prime Minister
08:35 05/10/2018
Iraq’s Parliament on October 2nd elected veteran politician Barham Salih as the new President of the country.
World leaders unite under new initiative to provide quality education and training for young people
17:02 26/09/2018
(CPV) - World leaders will launch a new partnership to get every young person into quality education, training or employment by 2030, next week at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly. Generation Unlimited will tackle the global education and training crisis currently holding back millions of young people and threatening progress and stability.
UN Secretary-General applauds 3rd Inter-Korean Summit
17:36 21/09/2018
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has applauded the results of the 3rd Inter-Korean summit between Republic of Korea (RoK) President Moon Jae-in and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) Kim Jong-un, and called for concrete action to follow up on the DPRK’s commitment to close a missile test site.
Ethiopia and Eritrea sign Peace Accord
16:13 18/09/2018
Ethiopia and Eritrea have signed a Peace Accord at a summit in Saudi Arabia to end more than 20 years of war between the two countries.
Lao PDR enhances economic connectivity in Paksan and Thakhek
10:19 18/09/2018
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved a USD48 million grant to help improve urban environmental services and enhance economic connectivity in Paksan and Thakhek, two of the least developed towns along the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Central Corridor in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR).
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro visits China
20:56 13/09/2018
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro on September 12th arrived in China for a three-day visit at the invitation of President Xi Jinping, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang.
1.5 million people ordered to evacuate due to hurricane Florence
17:16 12/09/2018
US authorities ordered up to 1.5 million people to evacuate their homes along the coasts of Virginia, North and South Carolina ahead of Hurricane Florence, the powerful Category 4 storm packing winds of 220 kilometres per hour bearing down on the East Coast of the United States.