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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.
Indonesia continues to develop inclusive financial sector
10:12 29/06/2017
(CPV) - ADB has approved a USD400 million policy-based loan to continue supporting the Government of Indonesia’s reforms to develop a more inclusive financial sector.
Cambodian People’s Party marks founding anniversary
10:02 29/06/2017
The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) held a ceremony on Koh Pich island in Phnom Penh on June 28th to mark its 66th founding anniversary (June 28th, 1951).
Cambodian ruling Party marks 66th anniversary
09:56 29/06/2017
On June 28th, the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) marked the 66th anniversary of its birth (28/6/1951 - 28/6/2017).
RoK’s President appoints new Justice Minister
09:41 29/06/2017
The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s President Moon Jae-in on June 27th appointed Mr. Park Sang-ki, 64, a professor at Yonsei University’s law school, as the new Justice Minister.
15 dead and 118 missing in China landslide
11:37 28/06/2017
Summer rains in China have caused extensive flooding and triggered landslides which have killed at least 15 people and left 118 missing in Sichuan province.
Indian PM Narendra Modi visits US
11:10 28/06/2017
Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has arrived in Washington, beginning his official visit to the U.S.
Pacific island countries to finance a series of renewable energy projects
10:32 27/06/2017
(CPV) ADB has approved a new Pacific Renewable Energy Investment Facility which will finance a series of renewable energy projects and sector reforms in the smallest 11 Pacific island countries consisting of the Cook Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, the Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
Malaysian faces five risks, challenges: PM Najib Razak
10:22 27/06/2017
Malaysian Prime Minister (PM) Najib Razak has pointed out five risks and challenges facing his country in a message marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
At least six dead after tourist boat sinks in Colombia
16:47 26/06/2017
A boat carrying around 170 tourists has sunk in a reservoir in northwestern Colombia, leaving at least six dead and 28 missing.