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Philippine President declares to continue fight against drugs
25/07/2017
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made the annual State-of-the-Nation Address on July 24th, declaring that the anti-drug war will continue, mentioning a plan to modernise the army and vowing to protect the people from extreme Islamic rebels.
Photo exhibition on Vietnam in Netherlands
16:13 13/07/2017
(CPV) - The Vietnamese Embassy in the Netherlands on July 10th organized a photo exhibition titled “Vietnam’s beauty - A modern look” at the Vietnam Arts Centre in The Hague (the Netherlands) on the occasion of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visit to the European country.
Deadly floods and landslides hit China
16:10 13/07/2017
The floods began in early July, killing dozens and forcing mass evacuations.
TPP negotiations continued without US
10:44 13/07/2017
The chief negotiators from the 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership countries met in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, on July 12th to discuss how to bring the regional free trade deal into effect following the withdrawal of the United States, the Japanese Kyodo News reported.
Venezuela kicks off constituent assembly campaign
17:01 12/07/2017
Venezuela on July 9th kicked off a series of campaigns for candidates to the National Constituent Assembly (ANC).
RoK President appoints two new ministers
16:59 12/07/2017
Republic of Korea (RoK) President Moon Jae-in has appointed two new ministers, the presidential office said on July 11th, but without a formal ceremony.
US - Russian diplomats to meet in Washington
16:46 12/07/2017
US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon will meet with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov in Washington next week, the State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on July 12th.
11 TPP countries to meet in Japan
15:56 12/07/2017
Representatives from 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) member countries are expected to meet in Hakone town, west of Tokyo, Japan on July 12th.
Khaltmaa Battulga sworn in as Mongolian President
16:39 11/07/2017
Khaltmaa Battulga of the Mongolian Democratic Party (DP) has been sworn in as the President of the country.
China-ASEAN Expo to take place in Nanning in September
10:57 11/07/2017
The 14th China–ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) and the China–ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (CABIS) will be held from September 12th–15th in Nanning city, capital city of China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.