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At least six dead after tourist boat sinks in Colombia
26/06/2017
A boat carrying around 170 tourists has sunk in a reservoir in northwestern Colombia, leaving at least six dead and 28 missing.
Explosion in southern Thailand kills at least five soldiers
10:25 20/06/2017
A bomb blast in Pattani province, southern Thailand, on June 19th killed at least five soldiers and injured four others, according to local news.
APEC promotes sustainable tourism for an Inclusive and Interconnected Asia-Pacific
10:21 20/06/2017
(CPV) - The APEC High-Level Policy Dialogue on Sustainable Tourism was held on June 19th 2017 in Quang Ninh province. Under the APEC 2017 theme "Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future”, the Dialogue focused on “Promoting Sustainable Tourism for an Inclusive and Interconnected Asia-Pacific”, with a view to further enhance APEC cooperation on sustainable and inclusive development.
RoK appoints first female Foreign Minister
19:56 19/06/2017
President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in has appointed former United Nations policy adviser Kang Kying-wha as the country's first female Foreign Minister.
Dozens presumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire
19:52 19/06/2017
Dozens of people are presumed dead after the blaze at the 27-storey Grenfell Tower on Latimer Road, near Notting Hill, London.
Massive forest fire in Portugal kills at least 62
19:48 19/06/2017
A massive forest fire in central Portugal has killed at least 62 people, many of them trapped in cars as they tried to escape the area.
Cambodia launches 10-year financial development strategy
09:41 16/06/2017
Cambodia launched a 10-year financial development strategy (2016 to 2025) on June 15th in a bid to maintaining macroeconomic stability and boosting economic growth.
Pacific region boosts economic opportunities
17:12 15/06/2017
(CPV) - ADB and the World Bank Group are ready to help Pacific island countries maximize benefits from increased trade and investment across the region.
Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland’s new PM
16:35 15/06/2017
Mr. Leo Varadkar, 38, was chosen as the Irish Prime Minister (PM) by vote of parliament on June 14th
Kyrgyzstan’s Parliament sets Presidential election for October
16:30 15/06/2017
The Parliament of Kyrgyzstan has adopted a resolution to set the Presidential Election Day on October 15th.