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RoK enjoys trade surplus for 64 consecutive months
The Republic of Korea had enjoyed trade surplus for a 64-month streak in May spurred by strong exports on the global demand upturn, the country’s Customs Service announced on June 15th.
India and Nepal discuss ways to ease traffic-in-transit
15:09 07/06/2017
(CPV) - Indian and Nepali senior customs and trade officials met in Mumbai on June 6th 2017 to discuss ways to ease traffic-in-transit along the route from Kolkata to four major customs points of Nepal, including Raxaul, through an electronic tracking system.
Montenegro becomes 29th NATO member
17:04 06/06/2017
Montenegro has become the 29th member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO).
Eiffel Tower goes dark to honour London terror attack victims
06:20 06/06/2017
On June 4th, Paris’ Eiffel Tower lights were turned off to honour the victims of the London terror attack on Saturday (June 3rd).
Japan Times hails visit by Vietnamese PM
16:16 05/06/2017
The Japan Times has covered the Japan visit by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc from June 6th-8th, saying that it will be the largest Vietnamese delegation to the country comprising Ministers, Deputy Ministers, lawmakers, municipal and provincial leaders and more than 100 business people.
Bolivia assumes UN Security Council presidency for June
17:33 02/06/2017
Bolivia has taken up the presidency of the UN Security Council, replacing Uruguay.
Slovak Foreign Minister elected as UN General Assembly President
17:32 02/06/2017
The UN General Assembly has elected Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak to be its next President.
Pacific island countries launch meeting on gender equity and social inclusion policy
19:25 31/05/2017
(CPV) - (CPV) - “In 2016, at the Global Policy Forum in Fiji, members of the AFI endorsed the Denarau Action Plan — a ten-point action plan which confirmed our commitment to gender and women’s financial inclusion,” said Mr. Bakani, Bank of Papua New Guinea Governor.
Storm hits Moscow, 14 killed
17:57 31/05/2017
At least 14 people have been killed due to a severe thunderstorm which hit Moscow.
Thailand, US kick off CARAT 2017 joint military exercise
15:44 31/05/2017
The Royal Thai Navy and the US Navy have kicked off the joint maritime exercise "Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training" (CARAT 2017) in Chonburi province of Thailand in an effort to enhance the tactical proficiency of both nations’ armed forces.