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New Year’s food traditions around the world
Grapes, red wine or fishes… are food traditions on New Year from around the world that will make your mouth water.
US special envoy for DPRK to visit RoK, Japan
22:01 31/01/2018
The US State Department on January 29th said special envoy for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun, will visit Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) from February 1st - 6th.
Australia and US join Pacific search for sunken ferry
21:59 31/01/2018
Australian and American rescue teams on January 29th agreed to join the search for survivors from the Kiribati ferry that capsized in the central Pacific more than a week ago.
UN’s special envoy for Syria to attend Sochi talks
21:56 31/01/2018
UN’s Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on January 29th arrived in Russia’s coastal city of Sochi to attend the Syrian National Dialogue Congress.
Bangladesh women still face sizable gender gaps
16:41 30/01/2018
(CPV) - Bangladesh’s women have made progress in various aspects of health, education, and work, but still face sizable gender gaps, according to a new report from ADB, prepared in collaboration with the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development.
Thailand raises 2018 GDP growth outlook to 4.2 percent
15:47 30/01/2018
Thailand’s finance ministry has raised its GDP growth forecast to 4.2 percent from 3.8 percent, and also increased its estimate for exports.
Rwandan President takes over as Chair of AU
17:29 29/01/2018
Rwandan President Paul Kagame on January 28th took over the Chairmanship of the African Union (AU) at the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government, within the framework of the 30th AU Summit, being held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto re-elected
17:28 29/01/2018
Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto has been elected to his second six-year term.
Green Climate Fund, Australia and ADB help upgrade Aiwo boat harbor in Nauru
13:26 29/01/2018
ADB's Board of Directors has approved a USD21.3 million grant to help upgrade the Aiwo boat harbor in Nauru, which will make it the country’s first fully functioning international port.
At least 31 dead, 40 injured in RoK hospital fire
22:07 26/01/2018
At least 31 are dead and some 40 injured in a fire in Sejong General Hospital in Miryang, the Republic of Korea (RoK), on January 26th.