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Andrea Nahles appointed first chairwoman of SPD
Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) on April 22nd elected Ms. Andrea Nahles, by 66.35% of delegates, as their first ever female leader in the party’s 155-year history.
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi wins second term as Egypt’s President
17:52 30/03/2018
Mr. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has won his second term as Egypt’s President after winning roughly 90% of the vote.
ADB expands the scope of its supply chain finance program
23:34 27/03/2018
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved USD100 million in additional financing to extend and expand the scope of its Supply Chain Finance Program (SCFP), helping more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Asia and the Pacific address financing gaps and boost their contribution to the region’s economic growth and development.
Egypt tightens security ahead of Presidential election
22:24 27/03/2018
200,000 police are mobilized to tighten security ahead of the presidential election in Egypt, as a car bomb explosion in northern Egypt has killed at least two people.
ADB President: Inclusiveness, climate change, and aging are challenges for China's new era
10:22 26/03/2018
(CPV) - ADB President Takehiko Nakao addressed the China Development Forum (CDF), which opened on March 25th 2018 in Beijing. Mr. Nakao will meet Premier Li Keqiang along with other participants of the CDF. He also participated in a roundtable with Vice Premier Liu He.
Brussels marks two years since deadly terror attacks
16:37 23/03/2018
A ceremony to commemorate the second anniversary of two deadly terror attacks at Brussels Airport in Zaventem and one at Maalbeek metro station in central Brussels was held on March 22nd.
Donald Trump congratulates Putin on re-election
16:48 21/03/2018
On March 20th, US President Donald Trump called to congratulate Mr. Vladimir Putin on his re-election as President of Russia for the fourth term.
Chinese National People’s Congress appoints new cabinet lineup
16:38 20/03/2018
The seventh plenary meeting of the first session of the 13th Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC) held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing has appointed a new cabinet lineup.
Li Keqiang re-elected as Prime Minister of China
06:00 20/03/2018
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on March 18th was re-elected for his second five-year term by the National People’s Congress (NPC).
Australia announces USD23.4 mln fund for ASEAN’s smart cities
12:05 18/03/2018
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on March 17th announced Australia will provide an investment of AUD30 million (USD23.4 million) to support “smart cities” in Southeast Asia.