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Seoul week marks ASEAN-RoK dialogue
An ASEAN week to celebrate the 30th anniversary of establishing dialogue between ASEAN and the Republic of Korea (RoK) kicked off in Seoul on June 14th.
ARF senior officials adopts over 20 initiatives for 2019-2020
15:11 01/06/2019
The Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) endorsed more than 20 initiatives for 2019-2020 in Bangkok on May 31st.
Increasing the flow of private sector investment into emerging economies in Asia - Pacific
17:02 31/05/2019
(CPV) - ADB and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance arm of the World Bank Group, have agreed to cooperate more closely to increase the flow of private sector investment into emerging economies in Asia and the Pacific, in line with the 2030 development goals.
Nigerian President Mumhammadu Buhari sworn in for 2nd term
09:58 31/05/2019
Nigerian President Mumhammadu Buhari has sworn in for his 2nd term, vowing to tackle security threats and root out corruption.
Chinese President Xi Jin-ping to visit Russia next week
09:55 31/05/2019
Chinese President Xi Jin-ping will pay a visit to Russia from June 5th - 7th at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
Earthquakes in Peru and Ecuador leave two dead and over 30 injured
16:34 30/05/2019
The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked parts of Peru and neighboring Ecuador left at least two persons dead and more than 30 people injured, authorities said.
Thai King appoints new Privy Council President
10:57 30/05/2019
Thailand’s King Rama X has appointed General Surayud Chulanont as acting President of the Privy Council to replace General Prem Tinsulanonda who died aged 98 on May 26th.
Thailand to release 34 million tonnes of rice this year
16:50 29/05/2019
The Rice Policy and Management Committee of Thailand has announced rice stock release plans and expects over 34 million tonnes of rice throughout this year.
30 dead and 200 missing after boat sinking in Congo
16:25 29/05/2019
At least 30 people died and hundreds were believed missing after a boat carrying more than 350 passengers capsized on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
67th Bilderberg Meeting to open in Switzerland
16:11 29/05/2019
The 67th Bilderberg Meeting will take place in Montreux, Switzerland, from May 30th - June 2nd.