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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.
50th founding anniversary of ASEAN marked in South Africa
17:39 11/08/2017
On August 8th, the ASEAN Pretoria Committee (APC) celebrated the 50th founding anniversary of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) (8/8/1967 - 8/8/2017) in the capital city Pretoria in South Africa.
Earthquake kills at least 20 people in Jiuzhaigou, China
17:02 11/08/2017
A powerful earthquake hit China’s mountainous southeast, killing at least 20 people and injuring 431, on August 10th.
Alexei Yerkhove appointed new Russian Ambassador to Turkey
16:53 11/08/2017
Mr. Alexei Yerkhove has been appointed as Russia's Ambassador to Turkey.
Japan marks 72nd anniversary of Nagasaki atomic bomb
18:55 10/08/2017
The 72nd anniversary ceremony of the Nagasaki atomic bomb took place on August 9th at the Nagasaki Peace Park.
Powerful earthquake kills at least 13 people in China
18:54 10/08/2017
At least 13 people were killed and 175 more injured after a powerful earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck a popular tourist area in southwest China, according to state media.
Bangladesh strengthens its urban infrastructure and service delivery
18:18 10/08/2017
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved a loan package totaling USD200 million to strengthen urban infrastructure, service delivery, and governance in Bangladesh’s pourashavas (municipalities).
ASEAN’s 50th birthday marked worldwide
18:14 10/08/2017
The 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was observed across the world on August 8th with the participation of diplomats from ASEAN member states.
Cambodia’s exports to Japan up 4.5 percent in H1
11:27 09/08/2017
Cambodian exports to Japan totalled USD591 million between January and June, a 4.5 percent increase compared to the same period last year, according to the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO).
Indonesia reports GDP growth of 5.01 percent in Q2
09:53 09/08/2017
Indonesia posted a 5.01 percent growth in GDP in the second quarter, slightly slower than expected, local media reported, citing official statistics of the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS).