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Mario Abdo Benitez sworn in as Paraguay’s President
17/08/2018
Mario Abdo Benitez has been sworn in as the new president of Paraguay after defeating his liberal rival, Efrain Alegre in April elections.
E-commerce is enabling SMEs of Asia and the Pacific to reach global markets
14:41 27/06/2018
(CPV) - E-commerce is enabling small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) of Asia and the Pacific to reach global markets and compete on an international scale, creating many jobs in the process, according to a report launched jointly by ADB and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific at an international conference in Tashkent on June 27th 2018.
Tayyip Erdogan wins re-election to Turkish Presidency
09:04 26/06/2018
On June 24th, incumbent President Tayyip Erdogan won the majority of votes in the Turkish presidential election.
Poverty and inequality major ingredients in supermarket supply chains
10:45 22/06/2018
(CPV) - Millions of women and men who produce our food are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions, despite billion-dollar profits in the food industry, reveals a new report published by Oxfam on June 21st 2018.
Indian President leaves for Greece, Suriname, Cuba visit
23:32 19/06/2018
Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and his spouse Savita Kovind have begun an official three-day visit to Greece, Suriname and Cuba.
ADB President reaffirms commitment to expand partnership to Georgia
15:53 18/06/2018
(CPV) - ADB President Mr. Takehiko Nakao met with President of Georgia Mr. Giorgi Margvelashvili and Minister of Finance and ADB Governor Mr. Mamuka Bakhtadze (nominated as candidate for next Prime Minister on June 14th), during a 3-day visit to the country. He also met with Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Ms. Maya Tskitishvili, Minister of Education and Science Mr. Mikheil Chk
UNICEF: Fathers are one of the best, yet most underutilized child development resources
16:36 16/06/2018
(CPV) - As Father’s Day is celebrated across nearly 90 countries this month, UNICEF today launched a new parenting site as part of its ‘Super Dads’ campaign recognizing fathers’ role in their children’s early development. UNICEF is calling for more support for fathers globally, including for policies that give parents the time and resources they need to spend quality time with their children.
Russian President invites DPRK’s leader to Russia
09:25 16/06/2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 14th invited the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s leader Kim Jong-un to Russia in September.
Donald Trump feels satisfied with US – DPRK historic summit
10:25 14/06/2018
On June 13th, a “comprehensive” document was signed between US President Donald Trump and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s leader Kim Jong-un at the historic summit held in Singapore.
US President and DPRK’s leader hold private meeting
08:45 13/06/2018
US President Donald Trump and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s leader Kim Jong-un on June 12th held a private meeting at the Capella Hotel on Singapore’s resort island of Sentosa.