• Thu, 12 Jul 2018 19:32
    Myanmar discusses growth with World Bank
    At a high-level gathering today (July 12), Myanmar's government and World Bank representatives discussed Nay Pyi Taw's commitment to an ambitious reform agenda to advance inclusive and sustained growth.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 07 Jul 2018 15:38
    Pompeo presses N. Korea for nuclear commitments in Pyongyang
    Washington's top diplomat engaged in an intense day of negotiations with his North Korean counterpart Saturday as he strove to nail down Pyongyang's commitment to nuclear disarmament.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 07 Jul 2018 11:53
    Pompeo in Pyongyang to seek concrete nuclear commitments
    Washington's top diplomat embarked on an intense day of negotiations with his North Korean counterpart Saturday as he strives to nail down Pyongyang's commitment to nuclear disarmament.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 09:17
    Pompeo to seek 'details' on denuclearisation in N. Korea
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was en route to Pyongyang Friday to press Kim Jong Un for a more detailed commitment to denuclearisation following the North Korean leader's historic summit with President Donald Trump.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 02 Jul 2018 12:00
    The Rhine River inspires the new Oris diver-friendly timepiece
    Swiss watchmaker Oris underlines its commitment to environment with a limited edition of the Source of Life collection inspired by the River Rhine and highlighting the plight of the world’s water sources.
    lifestyle
  • Thu, 28 Jun 2018 01:00
    East Asian countries back development in Palestine
    THE THIRD Ministerial Meeting of the Conference on Cooperation among East Asian Countries for Palestinian Development (CEAPAD) yesterday confirmed its commitment to support Palestinian development while raising grave concerns over tensions in the wake of the recent relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:51
    Australia failing to protect Great Barrier Reef: activists
    Australia is breaching commitments to protect the embattled Great Barrier Reef from the effects of land clearing, environmental groups claimed Monday and called on the UN to probe the alleged failures.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 21:27
    US has Kim Jong-un’s commitment to fully dismantle nuclear weaponry: senior official
    The United States believes it has North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s commitment to completely dismantle his country’s nuclear weapons, while denuclearisation would definitely be verified, a senior US security official said on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    ADB raises funding for Philippine programme by $945m
    THE ASIAN Development Bank will raise its funding to the Philippines by US$945 million this year mainly for infrastructure projects as part of the Manila-based multilateral lender’s commitment to support the Duterte administration’s ambitious “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure programme.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    A summit of hope for peace
    Experts believe the Trump Kim meeting in Singapore tomorrow may see some commitment on denuclearising Korean peninsula.
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:50
    Getting rid of single-use plastic
    Akaryn Hotel Group has underlined its commitment to preserving the environment with the setting up of the charity organisation Pure Blue Foundation to support multi-faceted marine projects including coral reef restoration and marine turtle conservation.
    sleep
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    Siemens embraces Belt and Road opportunities in China deals
    SIEMENS yesterday expressed its long-term commitment to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), embracing a scheme that the German company says can potentially change the global order in trade and economics.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:45
    Mattis, Modi in Singapore for security summit
    When US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis attends a security summit in Singapore this weekend, he hopes to assure allies of America's commitment to the region and its aim of checking China's seemingly inexorable rise.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 28 May 2018 01:00
    China will only import the products it needs
    In the joint statement issued after the recent US-China trade talks, China pledged to significantly increase purchases of US goods and services. But there is a caveat to such a commitment: the products and services from the US, or any other country, must be those that Chinese people are willing to buy.
    opinion
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 19:04
    Shopee announces M2030 partnership to defeat Malaria
    Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform has recently announced its commitment to help defeat malaria in the region as part of a long-term partnership with M2030, a brand created by Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA), and supported by the Global Fund.
    Breaking News
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