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Poverty and inequality major ingredients in supermarket supply chains
(CPV) - Millions of women and men who produce our food are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions, despite billion-dollar profits in the food industry, reveals a new report published by Oxfam on June 21st 2018.
Singapore’s exports increase after three-month drop
09:56 18/05/2018
The Enterprise Singapore announced on May 17th that the country’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) increased in April after three consecutive months of declining, thanks to the higher increase in non-electronic exports over the decrease in electronic exports.
Gina Haspel approved as CIA Director
16:48 17/05/2018
The US Senate Intelligence Committee has approved Ms. Gina Haspel as President Donald Trump’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director.
DPRK’s diplomats to attend RoK’s forum in Kazakhstan
16:47 17/05/2018
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s will send two of its diplomats to attend an international forum hosted by the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Unification Ministry in Almaty city in Kazakhstan on May 18th.
ADB helps Pakistan to tap private sector resources
22:36 15/05/2018
(CPV) - ADB and the Government of Pakistan agreed to chart new ways to pursue more robust and inclusive ADB investments in the country by scaling up public-private partnerships (PPPs) to tap private sector resources and meet Pakistan’s rising infrastructure needs.
Cuban Foreign Affairs Minister visits Europe
16:01 15/05/2018
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla begins a visit to Europe from May 14th.
Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet Shinzo Abe
16:18 14/05/2018
Foreign Affairs Adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Yuri Ushakov said the President will hold a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister (PM) Shinzo Abe in Moscow on May 26th.
Viktor Orban takes oath as Prime Minister of Hungary
18:51 11/05/2018
Chairman of Fidesz Party Viktor Orban on May 10th took the oath as Prime Minister of Hungary for his 4th term.
ADB supports trade in developing markets across Asia
23:56 10/05/2018
(CPV) - ADB, through its Trade Finance Program (TFP), has signed a USD100 million agreement with Citi to share risk on a funded basis on underlying trade finance transactions to further support trade in developing markets across Asia. Citi has been working with ADB on trade finance since 2009.
DPRK’s leader optimistic about summit with Donald Trump
16:36 10/05/2018
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s leader Kim Jong-un has expressed optimism about his upcoming meeting with US President Donald Trump, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said on May 9th.