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Ghanaian Police officer honoured as Women Police for Peace
Ghanaian Police officer Phyllis Ama Tebuah Osei has been awarded the annual United Nations (UN) Female Police Officer of the Year Award (formerly known as the International Female Police Peacekeeper Award) 2018 at the UN headquarters in New York.
CPTPP operation to be discussed in Tokyo
10:20 20/11/2018
Chief negotiators from the 11 members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will gather in Tokyo, Japan, on November 20th-21st to discuss policies after the deal takes effect in late this year.
Two Koreas mark 20th anniversary of Mount Geumgang tour
16:49 19/11/2018
Hyundai Group and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s Asia-Pacific Peace Committee held a joint event on November 18th to mark the 20th anniversary of the inter-Korean tourism program at the Mount Geumgang.
RoK President proposes creating APEC Digital Innovation Fund
16:48 19/11/2018
President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in on November 18th proposed that the nations of Asia and the Pacific regions establish the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Digital Innovation Fund to improve the region’s digital capabilities.
Russia invites ASEAN enterprises to economic forums in 2019
16:15 15/11/2018
Russia will invite officials and enterprises from ASEAN member countries to attend the 22nd annual International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg (SPIEF–2018) and the Eastern Economic Forum in the country in 2019, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Thailand seeks to change date for 2019 ASEAN summit
16:10 15/11/2018
The Thai Government has proposed to host the first ASEAN summit in June, instead of the previously suggested date in April, when Thailand chairs the group in 2019, due to worries about a delay in the country’s next general election, according to Thai media on November 14th.
Russia - US summit to open in Argentina
16:44 14/11/2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump are expected to hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel visits UK
16:43 14/11/2018
President of the Councils of State and Ministers Miguel Diaz-Canel arrived in London on November 12th to begin his official visit to the United Kingdom.
World’s longest dragon boat record in Cambodia
16:15 13/11/2018
Cambodia on November 12th set a fourth Guinness Record for the longest dragon boat, which measures on 87.3-meter-long and 1.94-meter-wide.
Myanmar earns almost USD436 million from rice exports
17:54 12/11/2018
Myanmar earned nearly USD436 million from exporting rice and broken rice from April 1st to October 26th this year, according to the Myanmar Rice Federation (MRF).