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Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next President of Cuba
The National Assembly of People's Power on April 19th voted on First Deputy Chairman of the State Council of Cuba Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez's nomination as President of Cuba’s Council of State and Council of Ministers.
ASEAN targets sustainable economic growth, financial stability
10:36 07/04/2018
Maintaining sustainable economic growth and ensuring financial stability and self-resilience are key goals reached at the 22nd ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting (AFMM-22), the fourth ASEAN Finance Minister and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting (AFMGM-4) and related meetings held in Singapore from April 3rd-6th.
Shimmoe volcano erupts
16:52 06/04/2018
Another powerful eruption was observed on April 5th at Mt. Shinmoe in southwestern Japan, with ash spewing up to around 5,000 meters high, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.
Julius Maada Bio wins Sierra Leone presidential runoff
16:47 06/04/2018
The National Electoral Commission has announced that Mr. Julius Maada Bio, born in 1964, won the Sierra Leone presidential runoff.
Indonesia targets third position in global footwear industry
11:05 06/04/2018
Indonesia is targeting the third position in the global footwear industry by improving its current position as the fourth country after China, India, and Vietnam.
ASEAN urged to attract more private capital in infrastructure
10:15 06/04/2018
Infrastructure development projects in Southeast Asia will create significant financing needs and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) must do more to attract private capital to plug the gap, said Singaporean Minister of Finance Heng Swee Keat.
Senior Officials Meeting of Non-Aligned Movement opens in Baku
16:50 05/04/2018
A Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), as part of the preparation process for the NAM Mid-Term Ministerial Meeting, opened in Baku, Azerbaijan, on April 3rd - 4th.
7th Conference on International Security opens
16:48 05/04/2018
The 7th Conference on International Security, themed “The development outlook in the Middle East following the routing of ISIS in Syria”, took place on April 4th in Moskva.
Regional security discussed at ASEAN workshop in Indonesia
11:36 05/04/2018
A workshop on "ASEAN and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy" was held by the Mission of Japan to ASEAN and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) in Jakarta, Indonesia on April 4 to discuss regional security threats.
Mongolia improves air quality and education quality
10:33 05/04/2018
(CPV) - ADB and the Government of Mongolia signed three loan and one grant agreements totaling USD207 million on April 4th 2018 to help improve air quality and quality of life in Ulaanbaatar; sustain people’s access to quality education; and improve inclusivity by providing better opportunities for people with disabilities in the country.