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US, Philippines to launch joint anti-terrorism drill
The US Embassy in Manila, the Philippines, announced on September 15th that the US will launch a joint anti-terrorism drill with the Philippines in the Southeast Asian country and Hawaii within September.
72nd session of UN General Assembly opens
17:14 13/09/2017
The 72nd session of UN General Assembly, titled “Focusing on people: Striving for peace and a decent life for all on a sustainable planet”, convened at UN Headquarters on Tuesday, September 12th.
Death toll from earthquake rises to 96 in Mexico
20:22 12/09/2017
Mexican authorities on September 11th announced that the death toll from the 8.6 magnitude earthquake had risen to 96.
New UN General Assembly President sworn in
20:20 12/09/2017
On September 11th, Slovak diplomat Miroslav Lajcak was sworn in as new UN General Assembly President of the 72nd session at the UN headquarters in New York.
Mexico earthquake kills at least 61
22:11 11/09/2017
An earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter scale, followed by a Gulf coast hurricane, has killing at least 61 people In Mexico.
Key Indicators 2017 will be a useful tool for ADB member countries
11:05 11/09/2017
(CPV) - ADB has released the 2017 edition of Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific. Key Indicators 2017 provides the latest available economic, financial, social, and environmental statistics for the 48 regional members of ADB.
East Asian countries join hands to fight plastic waste in ocean
11:26 09/09/2017
The East Asia Summit (EAS) on tackling plastic waste in the ocean took place in Bali, Indonesia on September 6th and 7th, with the participation of 85 representatives of EAS member countries.
US House of Representatives approves Harvey emergency relief
16:27 08/09/2017
The US House of Representatives on September 6th approved nearly USD8 billion in aid funding to the victims of hurricane Harvey.
Cambodian PM vows to lead for one more decade
16:26 08/09/2017
On September 6th, Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen vowed to spend another decade in office.
2017 Toronto International Film Festival opens
16:25 08/09/2017
The 42nd annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opened in Canada on September 6th (local time), heating up the race for the Oscars.