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Le Pen steps down as National Front Party leader
26/04/2017
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that she is temporarily stepping down as head of her National Front Party.
Singapore invests USD24 million in tourism promotion
11:09 18/04/2017
The Changi Airport Group (CAG), the Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will jointly invest SGD33.75 million (over USD24 million) to promote inbound travel, according to a joint statement issued on April 17th.
Solomon Islands expected to moderate to 3% in 2017
10:57 18/04/2017
(CPV) - With growth in the Solomon Islands expected to moderate to 3% in 2017 and 2.8% in 2018, tourism is being viewed as an untapped source for economic growth, says a new ADB’s report.
RoK marks 3rd anniversary of Sewol ferry disaster
17:01 17/04/2017
On April 16th, the Republic of Korea (RoK) organized a number of activities to mark the 3rd anniversary of the Sewol ferry disaster.
Malaysia: One pregnant woman dies of A/H1N1
10:39 17/04/2017
The Health Department of Terengganu state in Malaysia has confirmed that a pregnant woman has died of the influenza A virus (H1N1).
ADB moves closer to its USD6 billion annual climate financing commitment by 2020
10:34 17/04/2017
(CPV) - ADB has launched a new database presenting detailed figures and insights on projects supporting climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts as the institution moves closer to its USD6 billion annual climate financing commitment by 2020.
Traditional New Year celebration in full swing in Laos, Cambodia
16:29 15/04/2017
People across Laos and Cambodia have been on cloud nine with vibrant cultural activities held during their traditional New Year festivals according to the Buddhist calendar.
DPRK to mark Kim II Sung’s 105th birth anniversary
07:08 15/04/2017
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is preparing to mark the 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim II-sung, the country’s founder and grandfather of current leader Kim Jong Un.
Malaysian court postpones DPRK citizen’s death-related hearing
11:31 14/04/2017
A Malaysian court in Sepang district of Malaysia’s Selangor state postponed a hearing for two women suspected in the death of a Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) citizen to May 30th.
Iran's Ahmadinejad registers as Presidential candidate
06:05 14/04/2017
On April 12th, Iran’s former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run in the country’s Presidential elections on May 19th.