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Mali President appoints new Prime Minister
25/04/2019
Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has appointed former Finance Minister Boubou Cisse, 41, as the new Prime Minister.
ASEAN, China enhance multifaceted cooperation
10:00 11/04/2019
The 20th ASEAN-China Joint Cooperation Committee (ACJCC) Meeting took place in Jakarta, Indonesia on April 9th.
Leaders of Singapore, Malaysia vow to cooperate in solving dispute
10:15 10/04/2019
Singapore and Malaysia's leaders on April 9th vowed to cooperate to solve disputes after tensions between the neighbours over airspace and maritime boundaries.
Papua New Guinea’s economy is set to grow 3.7% in 2019
09:58 10/04/2019
(CPV) - Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) economy is expected to improve despite a major earthquake in 2018 according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
RoK hopes to expand relations with ASEAN: Kang
09:34 10/04/2019
Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Kang Kyung-wha on April 8 requested the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to maintain its support for the country’s summit with the bloc’s member countries slated for November.
ASEAN aims at deepening economic integration
09:30 10/04/2019
Customs cooperation and healthy financial infrastructure remain the top challenges for ASEAN in its efforts to strengthen economic integration and redistribute economic wealth, reported The Nation – an English-language daily newspaper based in Bangkok, Thailand – on April 8th.
Thailand plans new rail route to Cambodia
09:26 10/04/2019
Thailand’s Transport Ministry is planning to open a new rail route to link Sa Kaeo province, about 200 km east of Bangkok, with Cambodia to facilitate cross-border trade, and boost tourism around the eastern border of the country.
Kevin McAleenan named Acting Head of Homeland Security
16:23 09/04/2019
Kevin K. McAleenan, the Commissioner of United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP), will become the acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), following the resignation of Kirstjen Nielsen.
Malaysia, Singapore settle airspace dispute
10:20 08/04/2019
Malaysia and Singapore have reached an agreement on settling an airspace dispute after several months of negotiations.
Sri Lanka's growth to sustain and accelerate growth, fiscal and structural reforms remain essential
10:14 08/04/2019
(CPV) - Sri Lanka’s economic growth is projected to pick up to 3.6% in 2019 and further to 3.8% in 2020 from 3.2% in 2018, a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report says.