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Japan marks 72nd anniversary of WWII surrender
16/08/2017
Japan on August 15th marked the 72nd anniversary of its surrender in the World War II, between August 14th and 15th in 1945.
ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community contributes to ASEAN Community
08:43 05/08/2017
The ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) has played a significant role in building the ASEAN Community, which was born on December 31st, 2015.
ASEAN leader highlights milestones in bloc’s 50-year history
08:33 05/08/2017
ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh highlighted the bloc’s milestones during its 50 years of existence in an interview with Vietnam News Agency.
Iran’s Hassan Rouhani sworn in for second term
21:43 04/08/2017
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on August 3rd was sworn in for his second term at a ceremony overseen by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamanei.
Japan PM launches new cabinet
19:00 04/08/2017
Japanese Prime Minister (PM) Shinzo Abe has announced his new cabinet.
Taro Kono appointed as Japanese Foreign Minister
16:40 03/08/2017
Former Minister for Administrative Reform Taro Kono has been appointed as Japanese Foreign Minister.
Dengue fever outbreak spreads across Asia
16:37 03/08/2017
Dengue fever outbreaks are occurring across Asia, causing thousands cases of infections.
Australia boosts relations with Southeast Asian nations
14:42 03/08/2017
Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop began her six-day visit to Thailand and the Philippines on August 2nd to enhance the bilateral relations and promote Australia’s economic and security benefits in Southeast Asia.
ADB raises USD1.25 billion to help finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects
10:44 03/08/2017
(CPV) - ADB has raised USD1.25 billion to help finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects with the issue of dual-tranche 5-year and 10-year green bonds.
Christopher Wray confirmed as new FBI Director
16:38 02/08/2017
The US Senate on August 1st confirmed Christopher A. Wray as the next FBI Director.