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Mario Abdo Benitez sworn in as Paraguay’s President
17/08/2018
Mario Abdo Benitez has been sworn in as the new president of Paraguay after defeating his liberal rival, Efrain Alegre in April elections.
RoK President appoints new Navy Chief
09:19 21/07/2018
The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s President Moon Jae-in on July 19th appointed Admiral Sim Seung-seob as the new Navy Chief in a ceremony at the presidential office in the Blue House.
India, Iran hold Foreign Office Consultations
10:45 19/07/2018
India and Iran on July 16th held the 15th round of Foreign Office Consultations in New Delhi, India.
Flooding and landslides in Japan leave at least 100 dead
16:29 10/07/2018
At least 100 people have been killed and two million forced to flee their homes after record rains pounded southwest Japan.
US ambassador to Korea to sworn in on July 7th
10:06 07/07/2018
New US ambassador to the Republic of Korea (RoK) Harry Harris will take up the post on July 7th.
South Sudan government proposes bill to extend presidential term
12:08 06/07/2018
South Sudan’s government has proposed a bill to extend the presidential and parliamentary terms for three years.
US Secretary of State to visit DPRK for nuclear talks
09:04 05/07/2018
The White House has announced that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would travel to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on July 5th, seeking agreement on a plan for the country’s denuclearization.
RoK President plans to visit India, Singapore
09:11 04/07/2018
On July 2nd, the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s presidential office said President Moon Jae-in will make state visits to India and Singapore from July 8th – 13th.
Global trade tension threatens Malaysia's growth prospect
16:45 30/06/2018
The trade spat intensified by the US protectionism has prompted analysts to cut forecast on Malaysia's gross domestic product (GDP) growth this year by 0.1 percentage point to 5.2 percent.
Canada supports GEF to advance climate action in developing countries
12:06 28/06/2018
(CPV) - Developing countries constantly face the destabilizing effects of climate change, with women and children facing disproportionate challenges.