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Australia, Singapore strengthen cooperative relations
Three leading Australian Ministers including Foreign Minister Julie Bishop; Defence Minister Marise Payne and Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister Steven Ciobo have visited Singapore from August 21st - 22nd to attend a high-level bilateral dialogue.
Japan marks 72nd anniversary of WWII surrender
16:32 16/08/2017
Japan on August 15th marked the 72nd anniversary of its surrender in the World War II, between August 14th and 15th in 1945.
Big Ben to go silent for four years
16:30 16/08/2017
Big Ben, the iconic British timekeeper at the Palace of Westminter, will go silent on August 21st for four years.
India-ASEAN Youth Summit opens in India’s Bhopal city
10:37 16/08/2017
The India-ASEAN Youth Summit, themed “Shared values, Common Destiny”, opened in Bhopal city, India’s central state of Madhya Pradesh on August 14th.
Uhuru Kenyatta re-elected as President of Kenya
21:10 15/08/2017
President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta won a second term in office, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announced on August 11th.
RoK, US defence chiefs to meet in late August
21:06 15/08/2017
The Defence Minister of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Song Young-moo and his counterpart of the US Jim Mattis will meet in Washington on August 30th.
Over 300 killed due to landslide in Sierra Leone
21:03 15/08/2017
More than 300 people have been killed after a mudslide and torrential flooding on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown.
Flooding and landslides kill at least 90 in India and Nepal
18:40 14/08/2017
Flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rain have left at least 90 people dead in India and Nepal.
Philippines reports first avian flu outbreak
20:56 12/08/2017
The Philippines on August 11th reported the first avian flu outbreak at a poultry farm in Pampanga province in Luzon island.
ASEAN’s founding anniversary celebrated in Indonesia
10:56 12/08/2017
The Secretariat of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) hosted a ceremony at its headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, on August 11th to celebrate the bloc’s 50th founding anniversary (August 8th).