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Poverty and inequality major ingredients in supermarket supply chains
(CPV) - Millions of women and men who produce our food are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions, despite billion-dollar profits in the food industry, reveals a new report published by Oxfam on June 21st 2018.
Former UN Secretary-General elected BFA chairman
19:10 10/04/2018
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on April 9th was elected as Chairman of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA).
Cambodia calls on locals not to boycott general election
09:20 10/04/2018
The National Election Committee (NEC) of Cambodia on April 9th warned that anyone calling on the people to boycott the upcoming general election could be fined and face criminal charges.
Hungary’s Viktor Orban declares victory
16:48 09/04/2018
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban on April 8th declared a “historic” victory for his ruling Fidesz Party in the national election.
ADB President Affirms Support for Infrastructure Investment, Financial Inclusion at ASEAN Meeting
11:17 09/04/2018
ADB President Takehiko Nakao participated in the 21st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meetings in Singapore on April 5th - 6th 2018.
Senior Officials Meeting of Non-Aligned Movement opens in Baku
16:50 05/04/2018
A Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), as part of the preparation process for the NAM Mid-Term Ministerial Meeting, opened in Baku, Azerbaijan, on April 3rd - 4th.
DPRK’s Foreign Minister visits China, Azerbaijan and Russia
18:19 04/04/2018
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho on April 3rd has left Pyongyang for visits to China, Azerbaijan and Russia.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe plans to visit US
21:29 03/04/2018
On April 2nd, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced he planned to visit the US from April 17th - 20th for talks with President Donald Trump.
Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Turkey
22:06 02/04/2018
On March 31st, the Turkish Presidential Office said Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Turkey to participate in the 7th session of the Russia - Turkey High Level Cooperation Council from April 3rd - 4th.
ADB President congratulates Greater Mekong Subregion on 25 years of successful cooperation
22:41 31/03/2018
(CPV) - ADB President Takehiko Nakao congratulated the six member countries at the Summit of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) on 25 years of successful regional cooperation on March 31st 2018. He reaffirmed ADB’s continued support to the program, with USD7 billion expected over the next 5 years to help the subregion achieve inclusive growth and sustainable development.