Emerging market equities powered to their highest in nearly 10 years on January 16 as Asian shares reached another record, while the rand firmed to 2 1/2-year highs and China's yuan hovered near a two-year peak. (Jan 16, 2018)
NDO/VNA-The prime ministers of Australia and Japan committed to having the Comprehensive andAustralia, Japan pledge to sign CPTPP by March Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) signed by March.
Mexico and the European Union should complete a new free trade deal "within the next few weeks," despite the fact there are still a few difficult areas to agree on, a senior Mexican official said on January 17.
Asian stocks struck record highs on 18th, January, with a rally by Wall Street supporting bullish investor sentiment, while the dollar pulled back from three-year lows as comments by European Central Bank officials tempered the euro's recent rally.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has offered to the Republic of Korea (RoK) sending a 230-member cheering squad to the RoK-hosted Winter Olympics during the ongoing working-level talks in the truce village of Panmunjom, Seoul's unification ministry said on January 17.
NDO/VNA – The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) on January 7 held the largest-ever ceremony in Phnom Penh to commemorate the 39th anniversary of the January 7 Victory Day (January 7, 1979) over the genocidal regime of Pol Pot.
NDO/VNA – Former Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Le Luong Minh has called for more efforts and closer cooperation from the group’s member nations to promote intra-bloc development.
NDO/VNA – The 11th World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference opened in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 10 drawing the participation of more than 400 delegates from 164 member countries.
NDO - The countries of developing East Asia and Pacific – among the most successful in the world in reducing poverty and improving living standards – need to adopt a new thinking if they are to achieve inclusive growth going forward, says a new World Bank report.
NDO/VNA – A ceremony marking the 39th anniversary of the Kampuchean United Front for National Salvation (KUFNS) (December 2), now the Solidarity Front for the Development of Cambodia Motherland (SFDCM), took place in Phnom Penh on December 2.