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UN appoints Palestine as Chair of G77
The UN General Assembly on October 16th voted 146 to 3 in favor of appointing Palestine as head of the Group of 77 and China, a coalition of developing nations at the UN.
Nepal improves access to community-managed water supply and sanitation in its 20 urban municipalities
22:58 27/09/2018
(CPV) - The Board of Directors of ADB has approved a loan of USD130 million to improve access to community-managed water supply and sanitation in 20 urban municipalities of Nepal.
2nd DPRK - US summit scheduled to open in October
16:28 27/09/2018
The 2nd summit between United States (US) President Donald Trump and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong-un could take place in October.
RoK Unification Ministry vows support for separated families
17:08 26/09/2018
The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Unification Minister Cho Myung-gyon on September 24th said the government will increase efforts to reconnect families separated for decades since the Korean War.
Nelson Mandela Statue inaugurated in UN headquarters
10:44 25/09/2018
A statue of late South African President Nelson Mandela was inaugurated on September 24th at the United Nations (UN) headquarters to honor the President’s 100th birth anniversary.
RoK President Moon Jae-in visits US
09:41 25/09/2018
The Republic of Korea (RoK) President Moon Jae-in on September 23rd began his official 5-day visit to the United States (U.S) to participate in the 73rd session of the United Nations (U.N) General Assembly and meet with US President Donald Trump.
Cuban President makes first trip to New York
09:34 25/09/2018
Cuba’s new President Miguel Diaz-Canel arrived in New York on September 23rd for his first trip to the United States.
Vietnam and seven ASEAN countries among world’s outperforming emerging economies
17:39 21/09/2018
Vietnam, along with Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar, are among the 18 outperforming emerging economies, the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) showed on September 14th.
Ferry capsizes in Tanzania’s Lake Victoria, at least 40 dead
17:37 21/09/2018
Tanzania’s authority on September 21st announced at least 40 people died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized in the south of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake.
UN Secretary-General applauds 3rd Inter-Korean Summit
17:36 21/09/2018
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has applauded the results of the 3rd Inter-Korean summit between Republic of Korea (RoK) President Moon Jae-in and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) Kim Jong-un, and called for concrete action to follow up on the DPRK’s commitment to close a missile test site.