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Comedian V. Zelensky wins Ukraine Presidency
Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has won a landslide victory in the country's presidential election.
Thailand plans new rail route to Cambodia
09:26 10/04/2019
Thailand’s Transport Ministry is planning to open a new rail route to link Sa Kaeo province, about 200 km east of Bangkok, with Cambodia to facilitate cross-border trade, and boost tourism around the eastern border of the country.
Malaysia, Singapore settle airspace dispute
10:20 08/04/2019
Malaysia and Singapore have reached an agreement on settling an airspace dispute after several months of negotiations.
Sri Lanka's growth to sustain and accelerate growth, fiscal and structural reforms remain essential
10:14 08/04/2019
(CPV) - Sri Lanka’s economic growth is projected to pick up to 3.6% in 2019 and further to 3.8% in 2020 from 3.2% in 2018, a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report says.
RoK to open peace trails leading to DMZ
16:39 05/04/2019
The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s government on April 3rd announced the country will open to the public three hiking trails leading to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), called “DMZ Peace Trails”, separating the two Koreas.
Tokyo hosts new round of Russian - Japanese strategic dialogue
16:35 04/04/2019
The Russian Foreign Ministry announced that the fifteenth round of Russian-Japanese strategic dialogue at the level of first Deputy Foreign Ministers was held in Tokyo, Japan, on April 2nd.
Growth remains strong across most of developing Asia
15:41 04/04/2019
(CPV) - Growth remains strong across most of developing Asia but is set to moderate this year and next year against the backdrop of slowing global demand and persistent trade tensions, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
UNICEF: One in four health care facilities lacks basic water services
10:10 04/04/2019
(CPV) - One in four health care facilities around the world lacks basic water services, impacting over 2 billion people, according to a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP).
Nepal's economy to stabilize on strong domestic demand
09:53 04/04/2019
(CPV) - Nepal’s economy is anticipated to grow at 6.2% in fiscal year (FY) 2019 and 6.3% in FY2020, says the latest Asian Development Bank (ADB) Nepal Macroeconomic Update.
WB: Philippine economic growth remains positive amid challenges
15:54 02/04/2019
The Philippines’s economy is poised to grow at 6.4 percent in 2019 and 6.5 percent in 2020-2021 amid lingering global and local uncertainties, according to a report released by the World Bank (WB) on April 1st.