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Brazil President-elect completes cabinet
12/12/2018
Brazil President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on December 9th appointed rightist lawyer Ricardo Salles as Environment Minister, completing his 22-member cabinet.
UN Secretary-General applauds 3rd Inter-Korean Summit
17:36 21/09/2018
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has applauded the results of the 3rd Inter-Korean summit between Republic of Korea (RoK) President Moon Jae-in and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) Kim Jong-un, and called for concrete action to follow up on the DPRK’s commitment to close a missile test site.
Ethiopia and Eritrea sign Peace Accord
16:13 18/09/2018
Ethiopia and Eritrea have signed a Peace Accord at a summit in Saudi Arabia to end more than 20 years of war between the two countries.
Lao PDR enhances economic connectivity in Paksan and Thakhek
10:19 18/09/2018
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved a USD48 million grant to help improve urban environmental services and enhance economic connectivity in Paksan and Thakhek, two of the least developed towns along the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Central Corridor in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR).
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro visits China
20:56 13/09/2018
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro on September 12th arrived in China for a three-day visit at the invitation of President Xi Jinping, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang.
1.5 million people ordered to evacuate due to hurricane Florence
17:16 12/09/2018
US authorities ordered up to 1.5 million people to evacuate their homes along the coasts of Virginia, North and South Carolina ahead of Hurricane Florence, the powerful Category 4 storm packing winds of 220 kilometres per hour bearing down on the East Coast of the United States.
Oxfam Report highlights the potential of business to foster growth and equality
10:41 12/09/2018
(CPV) - Business has a prime role to play in building an ASEAN that works for all Asians, says the Oxfam Report “The Future of Business: Shaping inclusive growth in South-East Asia,” launched as the World Economic Forum (WEF) ASEAN meeting kicks off in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, on September 11th - 13th 2018.
42 countries endorse UN peace-keeping declaration
16:43 11/09/2018
The UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric on September 10th said a total of 42 countries have endorsed a UN peace-keeping declaration as part of the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ effort to renew political support for the world body’s peace-keeping operations.
“2+2” dialogue: India - US pledge to combat terrorism
16:41 10/09/2018
India and the United States (US) have held the first edition of the 2+2 dialogue in New Delhi.
RoK’s overseas direct investment surges in Q2
10:42 08/09/2018
The Republic of Korea (RoK)'s overseas direct investment rose sharply in the second quarter from a year earlier as investors focus on offshore investment in the manufacturing and financial sectors, the RoK government’s data shows.