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Philippine President declares to continue fight against drugs
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made the annual State-of-the-Nation Address on July 24th, declaring that the anti-drug war will continue, mentioning a plan to modernise the army and vowing to protect the people from extreme Islamic rebels.
Donald Trump talks with European leaders ahead of G20 summit
17:58 04/07/2017
US President Donald Trump on July 3rd held discussions with Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italy’s Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni about the upcoming G20 summit in Hamburg on July 7th - 8th.
Philippine economy to grow 6.8 percent in 2017: WB
15:23 04/07/2017
The World Bank (WB) has predicted that the Philippines will continue its robust growth in 2017 with an economic expansion of 6.8 percent, a slight drop compared to the earlier forecast of 6.9 percent it gave in April.
Congo declares end to Ebola outbreak after 4 deaths
17:48 03/07/2017
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on July 2nd officially declared the end of the most recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Singapore’s economy likely to achieve 3 percent growth in 2017
10:05 02/07/2017
Singapore’s economy is forecast to expand 3 percent in 2017, said the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
Mongolia to hold first Presidential election runoff
19:03 30/06/2017
Mongolia will hold its first Presidential election runoff after none of the three candidates won an absolute majority, election officials said.
Mihai Tudose chosen as new Romanian PM
19:00 30/06/2017
Romania’s ruling Social Democrats have picked the outgoing Economy Minister Mihai Tudose as new Prime Minister (PM).
Donald Trump meets RoK’s President Moon Jae-in
18:58 30/06/2017
On June 28th, Republic of Korea (RoK)’s President Moon Jae-in arrived in the US for a summit with US President Donald Trump.
Grenfell Tower fire death toll rises to around 80
09:05 30/06/2017
Around 80 people are dead after the Grenfell Tower fire, London capital on June 14th.
Belarus press review Vietnamese President’s visit
16:30 29/06/2017
Belarus press has reviewed the Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang’s visit to the country from June 26th - 28th.