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Filipino President Duterte to visit Japan
Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte will pay a visit to Japan in early June to attend an economic forum among Asian leaders.
Myanmar state counselor vows to build federal union with peace
11:58 01/04/2017
Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi vowed to continue building up a federal union with eternal peace as she made a TV speech to the nation on March 30th evening.
UNICEF hails new Italian law as model for Europe
18:21 31/03/2017
(CPV) - UNICEF welcomes the Italian Parliament for passing an historic law to boost support and protection for the record number of foreign unaccompanied and separated children who arrived in Italy – nearly 26,000 in 2016.
Georgia improves road transport to become a regional transport and logistic hub
16:21 30/03/2017
(CPV) - ADB has approved a USD114 million loan to help improve regional connectivity and road transport efficiency in Georgia, while strengthening the country’s bid to become a regional transport and logistics hub.
Africa to tackle last remaining stronghold of polio
23:30 28/03/2017
More than 190,000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize more than 116 million children over the next week, to tackle the last remaining stronghold of polio on the continent.
ADB approves an update to its anticorruption policy
18:18 27/03/2017
(CPV) - ADB is stepping up its anticorruption and integrity efforts, and has approved an update to its Anticorruption Policy. This is on top of other reforms and policies to be implemented over the next 12 months to improve the institution’s support to developing member countries (DMCs) to address issues such as tax integrity, according to ADB’s Office of Anticorruption and Integrity’s (OAI) 2016
David Friedman approved as US ambassador to Israel
10:26 25/03/2017
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.