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Mario Abdo Benitez sworn in as Paraguay’s President
Mario Abdo Benitez has been sworn in as the new president of Paraguay after defeating his liberal rival, Efrain Alegre in April elections.
ASEAN boosts RoK’s investment in tourism
10:51 09/06/2018
A seminar on ASEAN-Republic of Korea tourism investment took place in Seoul on June 8th to provide up-to-date information on investment environment and opportunities to invest in tourism industries of the 10 ASEAN member states.
Ecuador’s Foreign Minister elected U.N. General Assembly President
08:46 07/06/2018
On June 5th, Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa was elected President of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
US, DPRK Summit set for morning of June 12th
11:09 06/06/2018
The White House announced that the Summit between the US and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s will take place on June 12th in Singapore at 09h00.
Singapore adds Sentosa to “special event area” for US-DPRK summit
09:15 06/06/2018
Singapore on June 5th added its southern resort island of Sentosa to a “special event area” designated for the upcoming summit between US President Donald Trump and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s leader Kim Jong Un.
Thunderstorms kill 47 people in India
17:35 31/05/2018
Storms and lightning across a swathe of northern India have killed at least 47 people.
IFIs reaffirm commitment to coordinate results management
23:07 30/05/2018
(CPV) - Results management and independent evaluation must work hand in hand for international financial institutions (IFIs) to improve their performance and deliver significant development results on the ground, according to participants at a high-level meeting held today at ADB headquarters.
Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi visits US
18:25 24/05/2018
Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi arrived in the US on May 23rd to exchange views on bilateral relations and issues of mutual interest.
US experts: China should refrain from actions further militarising East Sea
10:19 24/05/2018
China and other concerned nations should refrain from actions that further militarise the East Sea and parties need to sit down for negotiation via diplomatic channels to resolve the issue, according to an US expert.
ADB must prioritize sustainability
17:10 22/05/2018
(CPV) - Asia is rapidly evolving as are its development needs. To keep pace with these changing needs and to ensure that solutions multilateral development banks like ADB bring are effective, thorough assessment of their operations is crucial. In its 2018 Annual Evaluation Review (AER), Independent Evaluation at ADB draws out an overall picture of ADB’s performance.