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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.
ASEAN ministers want considerable progress on RCEP
15:36 11/03/2017
ASEAN economic ministers have agreed to work for considerable progress on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to prove ASEAN’s leadership in creating a regional partnership.
5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Philippine coast
17:58 06/03/2017
On March 5th, an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck off the southern part of the Philippines, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
RCEP trade meeting opens in Japan
17:02 02/03/2017
16 countries have gathered for a meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in Kobe, Japan.
US Senate confirms Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary
17:01 02/03/2017
The United States Senate has confirmed Rep. Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary by a 68 to 31 vote.
Thai Gov’t working to achieve 4 percent GDP growth
08:17 26/02/2017
The Thai government is working to ensure the country will achieve a 4-percent GDP growth as forecast by the National Economics and Social Development Board (NESDB), said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.
Australia to host ASEAN special summit in 2018
10:53 24/02/2017
Australia is scheduled to host the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in 2018, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on February 23rd.
Israeli PM Netanyahu visits Singapore
17:43 21/02/2017
On February 20th, Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would visit Singapore from February 20th – 21st.
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop visits US
17:30 21/02/2017
On February 20th, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop began her official visit to the U.S.
Cambodia approves amended law on political parties
17:22 21/02/2017
The National Assembly (NA) of Cambodia approved an amended Law on Political Parties on February 20th.