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Brazil President-elect completes cabinet
12/12/2018
Brazil President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on December 9th appointed rightist lawyer Ricardo Salles as Environment Minister, completing his 22-member cabinet.
Kiribati strengthens economic management
20:21 30/11/2018
(CPV) - ADB has approved a USD2.5 million policy-based grant to support the second subprogram of the government-led Kiribati Strengthening Economic Management Reform Program.
Thai Prime Minister’s trip to Germany a success
09:58 30/11/2018
The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced on November 29th that Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha had made a successful state visit to Germany and had assured his host that a general election in Thailand is still slated for February.
Malaysia yet to set deadline for CPTPP ratification
09:55 30/11/2018
The Malaysian Government has not set any deadline for ratifying the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Malaysian national news agency Bernama quoted International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking as saying.
US: Nancy Pelosy nominated as House Speaker
16:29 29/11/2018
Democrats in the US House of Representatives on November 28th picked Ms. Nancy Pelosy to be their nominee for the Speaker.
Thailand’s exports surge in October
11:24 29/11/2018
Thailand’s exports increased 8.7 percent in October from a year earlier, nearly double the forecast of 4.5 percent.
Kyrgyz Republic strengthens disaster risk management
10:21 29/11/2018
(CPV) - ADB has approved USD38.6 million in development financing to help modernize irrigation systems, improve agriculture and land management, strengthen disaster risk management, and enhance data collection and analysis in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Two Koreas to launch joint railway inspection
16:53 27/11/2018
The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Ministry of Unification spokesman Baik Tae-hyun on November 26th reported that the two Koreas were in talks to launch a joint railway inspection this weekend.
Horasis meeting looks into ASEAN, new Asian regional groups
10:28 27/11/2018
The ASEAN and other new regional Asian groups became the focus of a plenary session on November 26th, part of the 2018 Horasis Asia Meeting held in the southern province of Binh Duong.
G20 summit to take place in Argentina
20:54 26/11/2018
The 2018 G20 summit will take place in Buenos Aires on November 30th and December 1st.