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At least three killed in factory fire in northern India
On November 20th, at least three people were killed and 15 others are feared trapped under debris after a three-storey plastics factory caught fire and collapsed in the northern Indian state of Punjab.
US President Donald Trump arrives in RoK for official visit
17:04 08/11/2017
On November 7th, US President Donald Trump arrived in the Republic of Korea (RoK), beginning the second stop on his 12-day trip to Asia.
Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment to attend APEC Ministerial Meeting
11:15 08/11/2017
(CPV) - The Australian Embassy Hanoi on November 8th announced that Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, The Hon Steven Ciobo MP, will visit Vietnam this week for APEC Ministerial Meeting in Da Nang.
World Youth Forum opens in Egypt
17:11 07/11/2017
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has opened the World Youth Forum (WYF) which is titled “We need to talk” on November 5th (local time) in Sharm El sheikh, Egypt.
Texas church shooting leaves at least 27 people dead
17:21 06/11/2017
At least 27 people on November 5th were killed and 20 others were injured after a gunman opened fire at a church. The official death toll has not been confirmed yet.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to visit Asia
23:15 03/11/2017
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will accompany President Donald Trump on his visit to Asia, the State Department said in a statement on November 2nd.
Shinzo Abe re-elected as Japanese Prime Minister
18:06 02/11/2017
Mr. Shinzo Abe, 63, on November 1st was re-elected as Japanese Prime Minister (PM) by the Lower House of Parliament.
Singapore, India enhance bilateral ties
10:08 02/11/2017
Visiting Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan held talks with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi, India on October 31st.
Truck attack in New York City kills at least 8
17:00 01/11/2017
At least 8 people were killed and more than a dozen injured when a man drove a Home Depot rental truck through a New York city cycle lane.
Vietnam, Indonesia have implemented the most reforms in the past 15 years: Doing Business report
06:41 01/11/2017
(CPV) - Business reforms continued at speed in East Asia and Pacific, with regional economies adopting 45 reforms during the past year, bringing to 371 the total number of private sector reforms enacted in the region over the past 15 years, says the World Bank Group’s latest Doing Business report.