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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.
ASEAN-Australia Special Business Conference held in Sydney
11:28 17/03/2018
An ASEAN-Australia Special Business Conference was organised on March 16th in Sydney, New South Wales, within the framework of the on-going ASEAN-Australia Special Summit.
RoK President forms committee to prepare for summit with DPRK
17:07 16/03/2018
On March 15th, President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in formed a committee to prepare for the upcoming summit with President of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un.
President Donald Trump appoints CIA director as Secretary of State
22:04 15/03/2018
The White House on March 13th announced Mr. Mike Pompeo is leaving his post as CIA director to become President Trump's new Secretary of State.
Bidya Devi Bhandari re-elected President of Nepal
16:51 14/03/2018
The Nepali Parliament on March 13th elected Ms. Bidya Devi Bhandari for a second term as President of Nepal.
Sebastian Pinera sworn in as President of Chile
20:34 12/03/2018
Conservative politician and businessman Sebastinastian Pinera on March 11th was sworn in to his second term as the President of Chile, after taking a strong victory in the December elections.
Heiko Maas to be German Foreign Minister
21:52 09/03/2018
German Justice Minister Heiko Mass is to become German Foreign Minister under conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel in her new coalition government.
Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong-un in May
21:51 09/03/2018
The White House on March 8th confirmed that US President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s leader, Kim Jong-un, to hold an unprecedented summit meeting to reach an agreement on nuclear disarmament.
Michael Bloomberg appointed as envoy for climate action
19:48 06/03/2018
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on March 5th appointed former New York mayor and billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg as UN special envoy for climate action.
Digital economy makes ASEAN become more competitive
14:36 06/03/2018
Singapore, as the rotary chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), plans to speed up ASEAN’s economic recovery from advanced technologies to innovate and make the region more competitive.