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Mario Abdo Benitez sworn in as Paraguay’s President
17/08/2018
Mario Abdo Benitez has been sworn in as the new president of Paraguay after defeating his liberal rival, Efrain Alegre in April elections.
Canadian General takes offices as Deputy UNC Chief
16:41 01/08/2018
Canadian Lt. Gen. Wayne D. Eyre on July 30th took office as deputy commander of the United Nations Command (UNC) in the Republic of Korea (RoK), Canada’s Department of National Defence said.
Bangladesh develops two power lines in support of its national target of electricity for all by 2021
23:21 31/07/2018
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved an assistance package totaling more than USD357 million for a project to develop two power lines in support of Bangladesh’s national target of electricity for all by 2021.
US President delays proposed meeting with Russian counterpart until 2019
16:04 29/07/2018
The White House has announced it will put off a proposed second summit between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin until 2019.
Lao dam collapse: more residents evacuated from flooded areas
15:25 28/07/2018
As of midday on July 27th, search teams had rescued 72 families with 413 people from flooded areas caused by the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Attapeu province’s Sanamxay district, in Laos.
10th BRICS Summit opens in South Africa
16:55 26/07/2018
The 10th BRICS summit officially kicked off on July 25th at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Asia - Pacific needs to eradicate extreme poverty towards a prosperous and sustainable region
16:07 26/07/2018
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved a new long-term corporate strategy, Strategy 2030, that sets out the institution’s broad vision and strategic response to the evolving needs of Asia and the Pacific.
RoK to set up special committee on relations with ASEAN
15:23 26/07/2018
The Republic of Korea (RoK) will soon establish a new specialised committee on improving the country’s economic and diplomatic relations with India and 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Presidential Office said on July 25th.
RoK welcomes DPRK dismantling rocket test site
11:10 25/07/2018
Nam Gwan-pyo, a senior director from the presidential National Security Office of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on July 24th welcomed the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to dismantle some facilities at a site used to develop engines for ballistic missiles.
Indonesia looks to mitigate impacts of US-China trade war
15:43 21/07/2018
As the US and China are locked in a trade spat through mutual hiking of tariffs, Indonesia looks likely to be dragged into what may escalate into a global trade war.