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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.
Mongolia develops two national parks as models for economically inclusive development
10:24 29/05/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved USD38 million in loans to develop ecotourism in Khuvsgul Lake National Park and Onon-Balj National Park to serve as models for economically inclusive development and conservation in Mongolia.
RoK veterans’ group condemns AO/dioxin use in Vietnam
09:47 29/05/2019
The Korean Healthy Security Measures Association (KHSMA), an advocacy group for war veterans, held a press conference with foreign correspondents on May 27th in Seoul to condemn the use of Agent Orange during the war in Vietnam and protest the lack of compensation from the US administration for all the victims in the Republic of Korea (RoK) of the toxic chemical.
Australian PM Scott Morrison announces new cabinet
16:31 28/05/2019
Australian Prime Minister (PM) Scott Morrison has named his first cabinet, including a record seven women.
Narendra Modi appointed Prime Minister for a second term
16:20 28/05/2019
President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Narendra Modi to the office of Prime Minister (PM) of India, hours after he was elected the leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as well as the National Democratic Alliance.
Gitanas Nauseda elected as President of Lithuania
16:18 28/05/2019
Gitanas Nauseda, a former member of the board of the National Bank of Lithuania, has been elected President of Lithuania on May 26th.
Philippines wants to achieve inclusive growth by improving access to high quality secondary education
09:52 28/05/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved a USD300 million loan to support the Philippine government’s efforts to achieve inclusive growth by improving access to high quality secondary education that responds to labor market needs.
Thailand’s House of Representatives has new speaker
11:36 27/05/2019
The House of Representatives of Thailand elected Chuan Leekpai from the Democrat Party as is new speaker on May 25th.
ADB to help build 100-MW Solar Park in Cambodia
11:29 27/05/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved a USD7.64 million loan to support the construction of a 100-megawatt (MW) solar power park in Cambodia, which will help the country develop renewable energy resources, diversify its energy mix, and improve the competitiveness of its economy.
Indonesia increases security personnel in Jakarta after protests
11:08 24/05/2019
Indonesia deployed thousands of soldiers and police officers in Jakarta on May 23rd after protests in opposition of the official results of the country’s recent presidential election turned violent.