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ASEAN, Australia sign MoU on counter-terrorism
Officials of Australia and the ASEAN member states signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on strengthening cooperation to counter international terrorism within the framework of the ASEAN – Australia Special Summit in Sydney, Australia on March 17th.
ASEAN-Australia Special Business Conference held in Sydney
11:28 17/03/2018
An ASEAN-Australia Special Business Conference was organised on March 16th in Sydney, New South Wales, within the framework of the on-going ASEAN-Australia Special Summit.
DPRK’s Minister Ri Yong-Ho visits Sweden
17:05 16/03/2018
On March 15th, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ri Yong-Ho began his visit to Sweden, on a mission that could set the stage for a possible summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong-un
Angela Merkel sworn in for 4th term as German Chancellor
22:05 15/03/2018
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on March 14th was sworn in as Chancellor of Germany for her fourth term.
President Donald Trump appoints CIA director as Secretary of State
22:04 15/03/2018
The White House on March 13th announced Mr. Mike Pompeo is leaving his post as CIA director to become President Trump's new Secretary of State.
RoK Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha visits US
22:03 15/03/2018
The Republic of Korea (RoK) Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on March 15th visited the US to maintain “strong cooperation” with Washington.
At least 49 dead in Nepal’s worst plane crash
16:52 14/03/2018
At least 49 were killed and 22 injured when a Bangladeshi plane crashed and burst into flames near Kathmandu Airport as it was coming in to land.
Bidya Devi Bhandari re-elected President of Nepal
16:51 14/03/2018
The Nepali Parliament on March 13th elected Ms. Bidya Devi Bhandari for a second term as President of Nepal.
Chinese President Xi Jinping receives RoK special envoy
16:50 14/03/2018
On March 12th, Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Chung Eui-yong, top National Security Advisor for the President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in, in Beijing.
Singapore announces new head of defence force
10:03 14/03/2018
Singapore on March 13rd announced that army chief Major General Melvyn Ong will take over as Chief of Defence Force and replace Lieutenant-General Perry Lim, who will be transferred to a new position.