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276 killed in deadliest attack in Somalia’s history
18/10/2017
At least 276 people were killed and around 300 others injured in the most powerful bomb blast ever seen in Somalia’s capital.
East Asian countries join hands to fight plastic waste in ocean
11:26 09/09/2017
The East Asia Summit (EAS) on tackling plastic waste in the ocean took place in Bali, Indonesia on September 6th and 7th, with the participation of 85 representatives of EAS member countries.
US House of Representatives approves Harvey emergency relief
16:27 08/09/2017
The US House of Representatives on September 6th approved nearly USD8 billion in aid funding to the victims of hurricane Harvey.
Cambodian PM vows to lead for one more decade
16:26 08/09/2017
On September 6th, Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen vowed to spend another decade in office.
2017 Toronto International Film Festival opens
16:25 08/09/2017
The 42nd annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opened in Canada on September 6th (local time), heating up the race for the Oscars.
Hurricane Irma devastates Caribbean
12:03 08/09/2017
Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, has hit the eastern Caribbean.
9th BRICS summit opens in China
16:23 07/09/2017
The opening ceremony of the 9th BRICS summit, themed “Stronger partnership for brighter future”, opened in Xiamen International Conference Centre, China, on September 4th. Chinese President Xi Jinping chaired the summit.
Indian PM appoints female defence minister
16:29 06/09/2017
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named Nirmala Sitharaman, a female legislator, as India’s Defence Minister.
Indian PM visits Myanmar
16:15 06/09/2017
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 5th arrived in Myanmar, beginning an official visit to the country for two days.
Singapore’s PMI hits 33-month high
10:06 06/09/2017
Singapore’s purchasing managers’ index (PMI), an early indicator of manufacturing activity, posted a reading of 51.5 points in August, the highest figure since November 2014, reported the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM).