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Terry Branstad confirmed as U.S. ambassador to China
23/05/2017
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Gov.Terry Branstad as the U.S. ambassador to China.
Georgia improves road transport to become a regional transport and logistic hub
16:21 30/03/2017
(CPV) - ADB has approved a USD114 million loan to help improve regional connectivity and road transport efficiency in Georgia, while strengthening the country’s bid to become a regional transport and logistics hub.
Africa to tackle last remaining stronghold of polio
23:30 28/03/2017
More than 190,000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize more than 116 million children over the next week, to tackle the last remaining stronghold of polio on the continent.
ADB approves an update to its anticorruption policy
18:18 27/03/2017
(CPV) - ADB is stepping up its anticorruption and integrity efforts, and has approved an update to its Anticorruption Policy. This is on top of other reforms and policies to be implemented over the next 12 months to improve the institution’s support to developing member countries (DMCs) to address issues such as tax integrity, according to ADB’s Office of Anticorruption and Integrity’s (OAI) 2016
David Friedman approved as US ambassador to Israel
10:26 25/03/2017
Mr. David Friedman has been confirmed by the Senate to be the US ambassador to Israel.
Boao Forum for Asia annual Conference 2017
19:17 24/03/2017
The four-day Boao Forum for Asia annual Conference (BFA), themed “Globalization and Free Trade: The Asian Perspectives”, is taking place from March 23rd to 26th in Boao, Hainan, China.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe visits France
18:42 22/03/2017
On March 20th, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in France to meet with French President Francois Hollande.
Philippine gov’t, rebels agree to resume peace talks
16:36 13/03/2017
The Philippine government and the left-wing rebels have agreed to resume the peace talks to end the 48-year-old insurgency in the Philippines, announced Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza on March 12th.
Indonesia police arrests six alleged terrorists
16:32 13/03/2017
Indonesian police on March 10th said that the anti-terror squad Densus 88 arrested six alleged terrorists who were plotting attacks against police stations and banks in Tolitoli region of Central Sulawesi province.
ASEAN members look to single aviation market
13:51 12/03/2017
Air transport officials of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have made the best effort to build up the ASEAN Single Aviation Market (ASAM), which is seen as one of the key milestones in building the ASEAN Economic Community.