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David Friedman approved as US ambassador to Israel
Mr. David Friedman has been confirmed by the Senate to be the US ambassador to Israel.
Boao Forum for Asia annual Conference 2017
19:17 24/03/2017
The four-day Boao Forum for Asia annual Conference (BFA), themed “Globalization and Free Trade: The Asian Perspectives”, is taking place from March 23rd to 26th in Boao, Hainan, China.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe visits France
18:42 22/03/2017
On March 20th, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in France to meet with French President Francois Hollande.
Philippine gov’t, rebels agree to resume peace talks
16:36 13/03/2017
The Philippine government and the left-wing rebels have agreed to resume the peace talks to end the 48-year-old insurgency in the Philippines, announced Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza on March 12th.
Indonesia police arrests six alleged terrorists
16:32 13/03/2017
Indonesian police on March 10th said that the anti-terror squad Densus 88 arrested six alleged terrorists who were plotting attacks against police stations and banks in Tolitoli region of Central Sulawesi province.
ASEAN members look to single aviation market
13:51 12/03/2017
Air transport officials of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have made the best effort to build up the ASEAN Single Aviation Market (ASAM), which is seen as one of the key milestones in building the ASEAN Economic Community.
ASEAN ministers want considerable progress on RCEP
15:36 11/03/2017
ASEAN economic ministers have agreed to work for considerable progress on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to prove ASEAN’s leadership in creating a regional partnership.
5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Philippine coast
17:58 06/03/2017
On March 5th, an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck off the southern part of the Philippines, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
RCEP trade meeting opens in Japan
17:02 02/03/2017
16 countries have gathered for a meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in Kobe, Japan.
US Senate confirms Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary
17:01 02/03/2017
The United States Senate has confirmed Rep. Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary by a 68 to 31 vote.