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DPRK, RoK hold high-level talks
17/10/2018
The Republic of Korea (RoK) Ministry of Unification (MoU) has announced the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the RoK agreed to hold high-level talks at the border village of Panmunjom.
DPRK appoints Kim Song as new ambassador to United Nations
16:00 18/09/2018
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has appointed Mr. Kim Song as the new ambassador to the United Nations (UN), a position that has been vacant for more than a month.
RoK President Moon Jae-in visits DPRK
15:59 18/09/2018
The Republic of Korea (RoK) President Moon Jae-in and his spouse Kim Jung-sook on September 18th flew to Pyongyang, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), for his third meeting with leader Kim Jong-un.
Typhoon Mangkhut damages Philippine rice production
10:14 18/09/2018
Typhoon Mangkhut cost the Philippines a total of 250,730 tonnes of paddy rice after it hit across the nation’s northern provinces over the weekend, according to initial official estimates. The figure exceeded a previous forecast by 60 percent.
Thailand benefited from products with geographical indications
10:09 18/09/2018
Revenue from products with geographical indications (GI) of Thailand this year is projected to stand at THB4 billion (about USD123 million), said the country’s Ministry of Commerce.
Hurricane Florence strikes eastern US: At least 13 dead
22:52 17/09/2018
Hurricane Florence made landfall in the eastern United States, killing at least 13 people on September 15th.
Philippines: At least three killed by Super Typhoon Mangkhut
10:15 16/09/2018
At least three people were killed and four others were injured after Super Typhoon Mangkhut made a landfall in the Philippines on early September 15th, the country’s disaster officials said.
US, Indonesia tighten counterterrorism cooperation
10:14 16/09/2018
The US and Indonesia on September 14th inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on strengthening counterterrorism cooperation.
Tuvalu improves connectivity and maritime safety between outer islands and main island of Funafuti
15:45 15/09/2018
(CPV) - ADB's Board of Directors has approved a USD15.4 million grant as additional financing for the ongoing Tuvalu Outer Island Maritime Infrastructure Project.
Philippines raises alert as super typhoon Mangkhut approaches
15:23 15/09/2018
Philippine authorities on September 14th raised its storm warning and warned of major destruction, hours before super typhoon Mangkhut was due to make landfall with fierce winds and drenching rains.