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Philippine President declares to continue fight against drugs
25/07/2017
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made the annual State-of-the-Nation Address on July 24th, declaring that the anti-drug war will continue, mentioning a plan to modernise the army and vowing to protect the people from extreme Islamic rebels.
Indian Presidential election begins
16:45 18/07/2017
The 14th Indian Presidential election began in the Indian capital, New Delhi on July 17th.
Memorial to victims of MH17 unveiled in Netherlands
16:43 18/07/2017
The Netherlands on July 17th unveiled a national monument in memory of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy.
Legislative election begins in Congo-Brazzaville
16:42 18/07/2017
On July 16th, the first round of legislative and local area elections were held in the Republic of Congo.
Indonesia, Japan cement ties in health sector
10:35 18/07/2017
Indonesia and Japan have agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in health services and human resource development.
UN assists USD40.5 million against Haiti cholera
16:35 17/07/2017
The United Nations (UN) said it would ask countries to provide USD40.5 million for the Government and people of Haiti to tackle the cholera epidemic.
ASEAN moves forward with connectivity master plan
15:44 15/07/2017
A forum on the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) 2025 Initiative and Project Concepts and the 8th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium took place in Alabang, the Philippines, from July 12-14, according to Vietnam’s delegation to ASEAN.
Donald Trump nominates Deputy Trade Representative
17:59 14/07/2017
US President Donald Trump has nominated Mr. Dennis Shea as Deputy US Trade Representative, the White House said.
Unabated climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in Asia - Pacific
15:39 14/07/2017
(CPV) - Unabated climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in Asia and the Pacific, which could severely affect their future growth, reverse current development gains, and degrade quality of life, according to a report produced by ADB and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).
11 TPP states seeks new framework to implement pact
09:56 14/07/2017
The chief negotiators of the 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries have agreed to aim to put the regional free trade deal into force under a new framework, following the withdrawal of the US, according Kyodo news.