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Two Koreas complete joint survey of Han river waterway
The Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on December 9th completed a joint waterway inspection of the estuaries of the Han and Imjin rivers.
Symposium seeks orientations for ASEAN future path
00:24 01/12/2018
Over half a century, ASEAN has brought great benefits to Southeast Asian and Asian-Pacific countries by providing a peaceful and stable environment for development, and an open cooperation space, stated Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
Congo's Ebola outbreak now 2nd largest in history, WHO says
20:30 30/11/2018
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on November 29th warned that the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)’s deadly Ebola outbreak is now the second largest in history, behind the devastating West Africa outbreak that killed thousands a few years ago.
ADB and ESCAP discuss to support the SDGs in Asia and Pacific
20:29 30/11/2018
(CPV) - ADB President Mr. Takehiko Nakao and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana met at ADB headquarters together with senior staff of both institutions to discuss deepening their collaboration.
Two Koreas start joint railway inspection
20:28 30/11/2018
The 18-day joint railway inspection on the east and west coast of the Korean peninsula began on November 30th.
Malaysia yet to set deadline for CPTPP ratification
09:55 30/11/2018
The Malaysian Government has not set any deadline for ratifying the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Malaysian national news agency Bernama quoted International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking as saying.
US: Nancy Pelosy nominated as House Speaker
16:29 29/11/2018
Democrats in the US House of Representatives on November 28th picked Ms. Nancy Pelosy to be their nominee for the Speaker.
World leaders head to Argentina for G20 summit
16:27 29/11/2018
Nineteen leaders of the world's biggest economies and a representative of the European Union have begun to arrive in Buenos Aries (Argentina) for the Group of 20 summit.
Thailand’s exports surge in October
11:24 29/11/2018
Thailand’s exports increased 8.7 percent in October from a year earlier, nearly double the forecast of 4.5 percent.
Presidents of US and RoK to meet at G20 summit
16:41 28/11/2018
US President Donald Trump and Republic of Korea (RoK)’s President Moon Jae-in will meet on the sidelines of a Group of 20 summit in Argentina this week.