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Tokyo named world’s best big city
More than 420,000 readers of the United States (US) travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler have chosen Tokyo as the world’s best big city outside the US for the third year in a row.
Oxfam Report highlights the potential of business to foster growth and equality
10:41 12/09/2018
(CPV) - Business has a prime role to play in building an ASEAN that works for all Asians, says the Oxfam Report “The Future of Business: Shaping inclusive growth in South-East Asia,” launched as the World Economic Forum (WEF) ASEAN meeting kicks off in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, on September 11th - 13th 2018.
42 countries endorse UN peace-keeping declaration
16:43 11/09/2018
The UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric on September 10th said a total of 42 countries have endorsed a UN peace-keeping declaration as part of the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ effort to renew political support for the world body’s peace-keeping operations.
“2+2” dialogue: India - US pledge to combat terrorism
16:41 10/09/2018
India and the United States (US) have held the first edition of the 2+2 dialogue in New Delhi.
RoK’s overseas direct investment surges in Q2
10:42 08/09/2018
The Republic of Korea (RoK)'s overseas direct investment rose sharply in the second quarter from a year earlier as investors focus on offshore investment in the manufacturing and financial sectors, the RoK government’s data shows.
At least 20 dead in twin blasts at sports center in Afghanistan
17:18 07/09/2018
At least 20 are dead and 70 injured due to a suicide attack at a sports center in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul.
India: 1,400 die due to rain and floods
18:22 04/09/2018
The Union Home Ministry’s National Emergency Response Centre said on September 3rd said that 1,400 people have died from rain and floods across 10 states in India.
India improves State Highways in Karnataka
23:33 31/08/2018
(CPV) - ADB and the Government of India today signed a USD346 million loan to finance improvement of over 400 kilometers (km) of state highways that will enhance connectivity and access to economic centers across 12 districts in Karnataka.
Mekong River Commission to hold forum on Lao hydropower project
11:18 31/08/2018
The Mekong River Commission (MRC) will organise the first regional stakeholder forum on the Pak Lay hydropower project in Vientiane, Laos, on September 20th-21st, according to the MRC’s press release on August 30th.
India improves irrigation in Madhya Pradesh
10:25 30/08/2018
(CPV) - ADB and the Government of India today signed a USD375 million loan agreement to contribute to double farming incomes in Madhya Pradesh by expanding irrigation networks and system efficiency.