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Indonesia uses sonar technology in Lake Toba search
23/06/2018
Indonesian authorities on June 22nd used sonar technology in the search for victims going missing during a boat accident in Lake Toba, one of the world’s deepest lakes.
US - DPRK Summit back on track
09:59 29/05/2018
The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s President Moon Jae-in on May 27th said the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s leader Kim Jong-un reiterated his commitment to the “denuclearization of the Korean peninsula” and to a meeting with US President Donald Trump on June 12th.
Malaysian PM vows to cut down national debt
09:44 28/05/2018
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has announced that his administration is taking various approaches to reduce the national debt from RM1 trillion (USD251.2 billion) to RM800 billion, including dissolution of some agencies, the News Straits Times reported on May 27th.
ASEAN+3 economies should enhance connectivity: seminar
10:40 26/05/2018
Economies in the ASEAN+3 region should enhance their connectivity, boost the service sector and develop skilled human resources in order to meet the world’s demands, heard a seminar in Hanoi on May 25th.
Venezuelan President sworn in for second six-year term
10:36 26/05/2018
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on May 24th was sworn in for second six-year term.
Prince William to visit Israel and Palestine in June
10:31 26/05/2018
Prince William will pay an official five-day visit to Israel and Palestinian territories at the end of June.
Giuseppe Conte approved as Prime Minister of Italy
17:14 25/05/2018
Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella officially on May 23rd approved Mr. Giuseppe Conte as the Prime Minister of the country, the Secretary of the presidential palace said.
Dmirtry Rogozin appointed as General Director of Roscosmos
17:12 25/05/2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin on May 24th appointed former Deputy Prime Minister (PM) Dmirtry Rogozin as General Director of Roscosmos State Space Corporation.
Thailand conducts annual exercises with Australia, US
10:37 25/05/2018
The 2018 Pirab-Jabiru peacekeeping exercise between armies of Thailand and Australia is taking place in Thailand’s Chon Buri province to mark 20 years of the two countries’ regional engagement and commitment to peace maintenance.
Indonesia invests USD160 million in first utility-scale solar photovoltaic plants
10:30 25/05/2018
(CPV) - ADB announced a private sector financing package totaling approximately USD40 million on May 24th 2018 to invest in Indonesia’s first utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) plants on a project-finance basis. The loan package is part of a two-phased portfolio financing totaling approximately USD160 million for new renewable energy investments in the country.