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Comedian V. Zelensky wins Ukraine Presidency
Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has won a landslide victory in the country's presidential election.
RoK vows to beef up economic ties with ASEAN
11:13 22/03/2019
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea has vowed to bolster the country's economic ties with Southeast Asia through free trade agreements, according to Yonhap news agency.
South Pacific's Biggest Solar Plant to be built in Tonga
10:43 22/03/2019
(CPV) - The largest solar plant in the south Pacific will be built in Tonga through the country’s second commercially financed public-private partnership (PPP) after an agreement was signed in Nuku’alofa on March 21st 2019.
Indonesia holds press conference on Lion Air’s flight crash
10:28 22/03/2019
Indonesian authorities on March 21st held a press conference to provide the media with information related to the Lion Air’s flight crash in October last year.
At least 107 killed in Indonesia's flash floods, landslides
10:28 21/03/2019
The death toll from flash floods and landslides in Indonesia’s eastern Papua province has risen to 107 on March 20th, local officials have said.
Emerging East Asia bond market expands but concerns persist
09:36 21/03/2019
(CPV) - Investor sentiment toward emerging East Asia’s local currency bond markets has improved but there are persistent concerns about financial stability in the region, including ongoing trade conflicts, according to the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) latest issue of the quarterly Asia Bond Monitor.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev resigns after 30 years in power
16:14 20/03/2019
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev on March 19th announced his resignation in a surprise public address on national television after 30 years in power.
Indonesia issues emergency state due to serious floods in Papua
15:21 19/03/2019
Indonesia has issued a 14-day state of emergency to cope with the heavy consequences of flash floods and landslide triggered by torrential rain in the eastern province of Papua, as fatalities have climbed to 77 on March 18th.
At least 42 people killed by flash flood in eastern Indonesia
10:43 18/03/2019
At least 42 people were killed by flash floods in Papua province, eastern Indonesia as of March 17th morning.
RoK President concludes three-nation ASEAN tour
10:22 18/03/2019
President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in returned home on March 16th, concluding his week-long trip to three Association of Southeast Asian (ASEAN) nations.