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Italy highway bridge collapses in Genoa, around 30 dead

About 30 were killed after a motorway bridge collapsed on Tuesday (Aug 14) over the northern Italian port city of Genoa in what the transport minister said was likely to be "an immense tragedy".

  • Refugee crisis: European Commission takes decisive action

    Refugee crisis: European Commission takes decisive action

    Public: 9/11/2015 12:23:57 PM

    (VNF) - Delivering on the European agenda on migration from May, the European Commission (EC) on September 9th was putting forward a comprehensive package of proposals which will help address the refugee crisis that EU member states and neighboring countries are facing, including by tackling the root causes making people seek refuge in Europe.

  • Bangkok rocked by deadly bomb blast

    Bangkok rocked by deadly bomb blast

    Public: 8/18/2015 10:16:59 AM

    A bomb exploded in the centre of Bangkok, Thailand around 19:00 (local time) of August 17th, leaving at least 12 dead and 20 others injured, according to local media reports.

  • ASEAN founding anniversary marked in Indonesia

    ASEAN founding anniversary marked in Indonesia

    Public: 8/10/2015 9:46:22 PM

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrated its 48 th founding anniversary (August 8) at the headquarters of its Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 10.

  • ASEAN, partners vow to boost cooperation for regional development

    ASEAN, partners vow to boost cooperation for regional development

    Public: 8/6/2015 10:41:06 AM

    A series of meetings between ASEAN Foreign Ministers and the group’s 10 partners took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 5.

  • AMM-48 affirms resolve to form ASEAN Community as schedule

    AMM-48 affirms resolve to form ASEAN Community as schedule

    Public: 8/5/2015 11:48:56 AM

    ASEAN foreign ministers affirmed the resolve to complete remaining tasks towards the formation the ASEAN Community at the end of this year at the 48th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 48) which took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 4.

  • TPP Ministers’ Meeting concludes in Hawaii

    TPP Ministers’ Meeting concludes in Hawaii

    Public: 8/1/2015 10:17:02 PM

    (VNF) - “Vietnam’s entry into the TPP helps it reach its goal of comprehensive international integration. Of all the member countries, Vietnam stands to benefit the most”, US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius acknowledged as the outcome of the TPP Ministers’ Meeting that concluded on July 30th in Lahaina, Hawaii.

  • 48th AMM, related meetings to open on August 1

    48th AMM, related meetings to open on August 1

    Public: 8/1/2015 9:48:21 AM

    Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a press conference on July 31 on the 48 th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (48 th AMM) and related meetings, which will be organised in Kuala Lumpur from August 1 to 6.

  • Malaysian investigators probe plane debris for MH370 link

    Malaysian investigators probe plane debris for MH370 link

    Public: 7/31/2015 11:06:07 AM

    Malaysia has sent a team to verify whether an aircraft wreckage found off the French island of La Reunion on the Indian Ocean was from the missing plane MH370.

  • UK to loan USD1.6 billion to Indonesia

    UK to loan USD1.6 billion to Indonesia

    Public: 7/30/2015 12:38:28 AM

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron on July 27th said his Government would loan GBP1 billion (USD1.6 billion) to Indonesia to help finance infrastructure projects.

  • UK to loan USD1.6 billion to Indonesia

    UK to loan USD1.6 billion to Indonesia

    Public: 7/29/2015 9:43:11 PM

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron on July 27th said his Government would loan GBP1 billion (USD1.6 billion) to Indonesia to help finance infrastructure projects.

  • Indonesia hosts Asia-Pacific regional peacekeeping meeting

    Indonesia hosts Asia-Pacific regional peacekeeping meeting

    Public: 7/28/2015 8:44:27 AM

    The Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting on peacekeeping opened on July 27 in Jakarta with the participation of about 100 top officials from 30 countries, including five members of the United Nations Security Council.

  • More needs to be done towards AEC’s prosperity: Credit Suisse

    More needs to be done towards AEC’s prosperity: Credit Suisse

    Public: 7/24/2015 6:02:20 PM

    More work needs to be done to ensure that the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration that commences this year will actually bring about a stronger and more prosperous region, the Philippines’ Manila Times quoted a senior financial institution official.

  • Malaysian Government ranked 8th most efficient globally

    Malaysian Government ranked 8th most efficient globally

    Public: 7/17/2015 11:18:53 AM

    Malaysia’s government has been ranked eighth in terms of most efficient performance in the 2014-2015 Global Competitive Report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on its website, according to local New Straits Times.

  • ASEAN market access paper launched

    ASEAN market access paper launched

    Public: 7/17/2015 11:03:41 AM

    The European Union-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) has launched a region-wide position paper of recommendations to boost market access as well as increase trade and investment between Europe and ASEAN.

  • Asia-Pacific nations continue RCEP negotiations

    Asia-Pacific nations continue RCEP negotiations

    Public: 7/14/2015 12:46:06 PM

    Sixteen Asia-Pacific nations started a new round of negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 13 to eliminate import duties.

  • Thailand’s health system reinforced against new diseases

    Thailand’s health system reinforced against new diseases

    Public: 7/13/2015 1:45:27 PM

    Thailand will continue to safeguard its citizens against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) and other new diseases.

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