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Australia, Singapore strengthen cooperative relations
21/08/2017
Three leading Australian Ministers including Foreign Minister Julie Bishop; Defence Minister Marise Payne and Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister Steven Ciobo have visited Singapore from August 21st - 22nd to attend a high-level bilateral dialogue.
Typhoon Nesat hits Taiwan
16:48 01/08/2017
Tropical storm Nesat has hit Taiwan (China), leaving 81 people injured and destroying hundreds of buildings.
Maduro declares victory in legislative election
16:48 01/08/2017
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on July 31st declared victory in the elections for a new Constituent Assembly.
Pakistan’s Parliament to elect new PM
16:30 31/07/2017
Pakistan’s Parliament will meet on August 1st to elect a new Prime Minister after the resignation of Mr. Nawaz Sharif.
Australia provides USD750,000 to boost Samoa's economic performance
16:31 29/07/2017
The Government of Australia has provided AUD1 million (USD750,000) in additional financing to the ongoing Samoa Agribusiness Support Project designed to boost the south Pacific nation’s economic performance by addressing challenges hindering increased trade and export.
Enhanced connectivity through ICTs and transport infrastructure development in Pacific
15:40 28/07/2017
(CPV) - Enhanced connectivity through information and communication technologies (ICTs) as well as transport infrastructure development are some of the efforts needed to increase economic opportunities and create better access to goods and social services in the Pacific, says the latest issue of ADB's Pacific Economic Monitor launched on July 27th 2017.
Philippines launches pilot project to improve financial inclusion
16:39 26/07/2017
(CPV) - ADB and Cantilan Bank, in partnership with Oradian, have launched a pilot project on cloud-based core banking technology in the southern Philippines. Backed by a USD150,000 ADB grant, Cantilan Bank will use Oradian's cloud-based banking technology to demonstrate how digital services can unlock financial opportunities for the unbanked and underserved segments of the population.
Malaysia increases security forces for SEA Games
15:52 25/07/2017
Malaysia has deployed 10,000 policemen to ensure security for the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) which will take place from August 19th to 31st.
APEC Business Advisory Council to meet in Canada
11:33 24/07/2017
The third meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) in 2017 will convene in Toronto, Canada, from July 24th-28th.
APEC Business Advisory Council to meet in Canada
10:17 23/07/2017
The third meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) in 2017 will convene in Toronto, Canada, from July 24th-28th.