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Filipino President Duterte to visit Japan
20/04/2017
Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte will pay a visit to Japan in early June to attend an economic forum among Asian leaders.
Indonesia police arrests six alleged terrorists
16:32 13/03/2017
Indonesian police on March 10th said that the anti-terror squad Densus 88 arrested six alleged terrorists who were plotting attacks against police stations and banks in Tolitoli region of Central Sulawesi province.
ASEAN members look to single aviation market
13:51 12/03/2017
Air transport officials of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have made the best effort to build up the ASEAN Single Aviation Market (ASAM), which is seen as one of the key milestones in building the ASEAN Economic Community.
ASEAN ministers want considerable progress on RCEP
15:36 11/03/2017
ASEAN economic ministers have agreed to work for considerable progress on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to prove ASEAN’s leadership in creating a regional partnership.
5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Philippine coast
17:58 06/03/2017
On March 5th, an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck off the southern part of the Philippines, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
RCEP trade meeting opens in Japan
17:02 02/03/2017
16 countries have gathered for a meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in Kobe, Japan.
US Senate confirms Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary
17:01 02/03/2017
The United States Senate has confirmed Rep. Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary by a 68 to 31 vote.
Thai Gov’t working to achieve 4 percent GDP growth
08:17 26/02/2017
The Thai government is working to ensure the country will achieve a 4-percent GDP growth as forecast by the National Economics and Social Development Board (NESDB), said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.
Australia to host ASEAN special summit in 2018
10:53 24/02/2017
Australia is scheduled to host the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in 2018, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on February 23rd.
Israeli PM Netanyahu visits Singapore
17:43 21/02/2017
On February 20th, Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would visit Singapore from February 20th – 21st.