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Tokyo named world’s best big city
12/10/2018
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.
Mr. Takehiko Nakao reaffirms ADB's support for China's development priorities
10:13 30/08/2018
(CPV) - ADB President Mr. Takehiko Nakao and People’s Republic of China (PRC) Minister of Finance (MOF) and ADB Governor Mr. Liu Kun met during Mr. Nakao’s 2-day visit to the PRC, in which he reaffirmed ADB’s support for the country’s development priorities.
Senator McCain - who helps lay foundation for Vietnam-US relations - passes away
16:01 26/08/2018
Senator John McCain, who helped lay the foundation for a cooperative Vietnam-US relationship, passed away on August 25th (US time) at the age of 81.
Stephen Biegun appointed new special envoy for DPRK
08:45 26/08/2018
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on August 23rd named Stephen Biegun, the Ford Motor Co executive, to be the new special envoy for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
UN to hold events to commemorate Kofi Annan
16:33 22/08/2018
The United Nations (UN) will hold events to pay tribute to former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan who died on August 18th at the age of 80.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit DPRK
17:03 20/08/2018
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will leave Washington for a trip to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), US National Security Advisor John Bolston said on August 19th.
Australia urges finalisation of COC in line with UNCLOS
23:54 19/08/2018
The Australian Government has called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China to negotiate a Code of Conduct (COC) in the East Sea without prejudice to the rights and interests of third-party states in the strategic waters.
Nepal reduces congestion and pollution in Kathmandu
23:28 19/08/2018
(CPV) - A fleet of 17 new high-tech, low-emission buses to help reduce congestion and pollution in the capital city of Kathmandu has been rolled out as part of a project funded by ADB.
Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan dies
21:18 19/08/2018
Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations, has died at age 80.
Mario Abdo Benitez sworn in as Paraguay’s President
15:31 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.