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22 children dead in Nile boat shrinking
17/08/2018
At least 22 primary school children and a teacher drowned on August 15th when a boat carrying more than 40 people sank while crossing the Nile in northern Sudan, according to the state news agency SUNA.
Cuban National Assembly announces new Constitutional draft
21:50 02/08/2018
Both the paper and digital format of the complete draft of the Cuban proposed new Cuban Constitution has been published for the first time.
Myanmar to allow visa-free entry for Japanese, Korean tourists
10:49 02/08/2018
Myanmar will start granting visa-free entry to tourists from Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in October to attract more visitors from Asia, according to Japan's Kyodo News.
Anti-terrorism drill in Indonesia ahead of ASIAD 2018
10:30 02/08/2018
Indonesian security forces held an anti-terrorism drill on August 1st as preparations for the 18th Asian Games, which will take place from August 18th to September 2nd.
Canadian General takes offices as Deputy UNC Chief
16:41 01/08/2018
Canadian Lt. Gen. Wayne D. Eyre on July 30th took office as deputy commander of the United Nations Command (UNC) in the Republic of Korea (RoK), Canada’s Department of National Defence said.
Turkish, Russian, German and French leaders to meet in Istanbul
16:40 01/08/2018
Leaders of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France will meet in Istanbul on September 7th, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse
09:48 01/08/2018
A delegation led by Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), on July 29th visited people who were affected by the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Sanamxay district of Laos’ Attapeu province.
ADB helps Lao PDR to develop sustainable and climate-smart agriculture value chains
23:06 31/07/2018
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved a USD40.5 million grant to help farmers and agribusinesses develop sustainable and climate-smart agriculture value chains in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR).
Zimbabwe holds presidential election
16:53 31/07/2018
Zimbabwe’s first presidential and parliamentary elections since the end of Robert Mugabe’s long rule took place on July 30th.
Australia boosts relations with Southeast Asian countries
09:56 31/07/2018
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is visiting Timor-Leste, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia from July 29th to August 7th to reaffirm her country’s commitment to remaining a leading partner to its regional neighbours in Southeast Asia, according to her media release on July 29th.