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Tokyo named world’s best big city
More than 420,000 readers of the United States (US) travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler have chosen Tokyo as the world’s best big city outside the US for the third year in a row.
Thai government launches digital park project in EEC
11:23 16/08/2018
The Thai government has launched a joint investment programme with the private sector to develop a digital park in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) to promote investment in high-tech and innovative industries.
Cuba begins public debate on Constitutional draft
14:29 15/08/2018
Cuba on August 13th began debate on the Constitutional draft in a series of public forums, which will present their conclusions to lawmakers.
Thailand’s investment promotion aims to improve competitiveness
11:19 15/08/2018
Thailand’s investment drive will focus on three aspects of the country’s agenda – national competitiveness, a reduction in income disparity, and sustainability, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has said.
Thailand’s economic growth reaches five-year high
10:44 09/08/2018
Thailand’s economy grew 4.8 percent in the second quarter of this year, higher than that of the first quarter and the highest level in five years, according to a report from the Bank of Thailand (BoT).
Six arrested over attack on President Nicolas Maduro
14:28 07/08/2018
Authorities have detained six people suspected of using explosive-laden drones in a failed bid to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, officials said on August 6th.
China proposes principles for future EAS development
23:17 05/08/2018
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has proposed three principles for the future development of the East Asia Summit (EAS).
DPRK Foreign Minister attends ASEAN Regional Forum
14:41 05/08/2018
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho arrived in Singapore to attend the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), which convened on August 4th.
UN: Jens Wandel appointed Special Adviser on Reforms
16:41 03/08/2018
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on July 31st appointed Jens Wandel, born in 1962, as Special Adviser on Reforms.
US Secretary Mike Pompeo to visit three Southeast Asian nations
21:56 02/08/2018
US Department of State has announced Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would visit Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia from August 1st - 5th to discuss bilateral ties and regional issues with the three countries.