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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.
HFC Bank supports up to USD4 million of trade annually in Fiji
18:46 29/05/2017
(CPV) - ADB and the Home Finance Company Limited (HFC Bank) signed two trade finance agreements enabling ADB’s Trade Finance Program (TFP) on May 29th 2017 to support up to USD4 million of trade annually in Fiji. The agreements include a credit guarantee facility and a revolving credit facility.
Donald Trump meets Emmanuel Macron before NATO
06:56 27/05/2017
US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on May 25th met with each other for their first time since the two took office.
Lenin Moreno takes office in Ecuador
06:54 27/05/2017
Mr. Lenin Moreno has been sworn in as the 44th President of Ecuador.
ADB affirms long-term commitment and development partnership with Timor-Leste
15:59 26/05/2017
ADB through its Timor-Leste Resident Mission (TLRM), organized an event today to celebrate the institution’s 50-year anniversary working on Asia and the Pacific’s development, while affirming its long-term commitment and development partnership with Timor-Leste.
Donald Trump visits Belgium
21:12 25/05/2017
On May 24th, US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Brussels, Belgium, beginning their official visit.
Uganda, Tanzania sign oil pipeline construction deal
16:52 25/05/2017
Tanzania President John Magufuli and his Uganda counterpart, Mr Yoweri Museveni have signed an agreement on the laying of an oil pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga port.
SOM discusses preparations for ASEAN Regional Forum meeting
16:30 25/05/2017
The Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) took place in Manila, the Philippines on May 24th to discuss preparations for the 24th ARF Ministerial Meeting slated for August in the country.
Blast at concert in England
16:51 24/05/2017
Nineteen people have been killed and more than 50 injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena.
Ethiopia’s former health minister elected as WHO Director-General
16:46 24/05/2017
Ethiopia’s former health minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been elected as the next Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO).