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Myanmar’s trade turnover with ASEAN countries hits USD9.6 billion
24/05/2017
Myanmar’s trade turnover with member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) hit USD9.6 billion in the 2016-2017 fiscal year, which ended in March.
ADB's 50th Annual Meeting: Building Together the Prosperity of Asia
11:08 04/05/2017
(CPV) - Operating under the theme of “Building Together the Prosperity of Asia”, this year’s Annual Meeting will focus on the region's growing need for infrastructure as a critical sector towards achieving sustainable and inclusive development. Discussions on how to address urban challenges and strive for clean and climate-resilient development will be held.
ASEAN - US Foreign Ministers Meeting to open
06:40 04/05/2017
The ASEAN - US Foreign Ministers Meeting will take place in Washington DC on May 4th.
One H7N9 death reported in China
06:39 04/05/2017
A woman died of H7N9 bird flu infection in central China’s Hubei province, according to Xinhua.
Ukraine and Belarus pledge to bolster friendly ties
09:09 03/05/2017
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko have pledged to promote friendly ties between the two countries at a meeting.
30th ASEAN Summit opens in Manila
10:36 30/04/2017
The 30th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) opened in Manila, the Philippines on April 29th with the attendance of leaders of 10 ASEAN member nations.
Senate confirms Alex Acosta as Trump's Secretary of Labor
16:48 28/04/2017
On April 27th, the US Senate confirmed Alex Acosta as Secretary of Labor.
Radio Asia Conference 2017 opens in Bangkok
17:26 27/04/2017
The Radio Asia Conference 2017 titled “Creating Radio with Passion: Looking into the World of Radio” was officially opened in Bangkok (Thailand) on April 26th.
Indonesia targets to produce 1.2 million tonnes of sugar in 2017
17:18 27/04/2017
Indonesia’s government sets the target of sugar production for 2017 at 1.2 million tonnes, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita has said.
7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Chile
16:51 26/04/2017
An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale has struck off the west coast of Chile.