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Russian President to announce message to the Federal Assembly on March 1st
On February 21st, Press Secretary of the President of Russia, Dmitry Peskov confirmed that President Vladimir Putin would announce the message to the Federal Assembly on March 1st.
PPPs are crucial contributors to development of countries in Asia and Pacific
16:45 24/11/2017
(CPV) - Countries in Asia and the Pacific with developed financial markets, strong local financial institutions, and diverse financing resources are more likely to secure public-private partnership (PPP) projects, according to a new ADB report.
Thousands evacuate as Mount Agung volcano erupts
18:12 23/11/2017
More than 140,000 people were forced to evacuate as Mount Agung on the Indonesian island of Bali erupted for the first time in more than 50 years.
At least three killed in factory fire in northern India
22:09 21/11/2017
On November 20th, at least three people were killed and 15 others are feared trapped under debris after a three-storey plastics factory caught fire and collapsed in the northern Indian state of Punjab.
China proposes building economic corridor with Myanmar
16:53 21/11/2017
China has proposed building an economic corridor with Myanmar to further enhance the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.
US Secretary of State visits Myanmar, seeking to ease Rohingya crisis
10:09 16/11/2017
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Nay Pi Taw on November 15th, beginning his visit to Myanmar – the final leg of his Asia tour.
Without Regional Collaboration, Southeast Asia Will Struggle in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
09:54 16/11/2017
(CPV) - To successfully deal with the profound challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) need to improve their collaboration. This is the conclusion of a new joint report launched on November 14th 2017 by ADB and the World Economic Forum.
US President nominates Health and Human Services Secretary
16:31 15/11/2017
US President Donald Trump on November 13th nominated former pharmaceutical executive Alex Azar as Secretary of the US Health and Human Services Department (HHS).
China proposes formulation of strategic partnership vision with ASEAN
11:08 15/11/2017
China has proposed the formulation of a vision for strategic partnership between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) toward 2030 to upgrade cooperation.
RoK calls for stronger ties with ASEAN
14:32 14/11/2017
President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in has called for efforts to diversify and upgrade ties with the Associaiton of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).