China and Kuwait sign MoU on E-commerce Cooperation

On July 9, 2018, during the visit of Kuwait Emir Sabah’s visit to China, under the witness of the heads of state of China and Kuwait, Fu Ziying, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Commerce of China, and HE Khaled Nasser Abdullah Al-Roudan, Minister of Commerce and Industry of Kuwait In Beijing, signed a Memorandum […]

APEC meeting provides enormous opportunity for regional economies

Visiting Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O’Neill said Monday that the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting, which will be held in Papua New Guinea in November, provides an enormous opportunity for many economies in the region. O’Neill, who arrived here Sunday for a two-day visit to Fiji since being elected as […]

DPRK top leader Kim Jong Un guides rocket firing drill

Top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un on Saturday guided a rocket firing drill of the Strategic Force of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), one day ahead of the 61st anniversary of the signing of the Korean War Armistice Agreement, the official KCNA news agency reported. Kim examined the […]

Taiwan export orders up 10.6 percent in June

Taiwan export orders up 10.6 percent in June

Taiwan’s export orders surged 10.6 percent year on year in June to US$38.82 billion, buoyed by steadily warming global demand and a lower comparison base from last year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs July 21. “June marked the fifth consecutive month of growth and the largest percentage gain since December 2012,” said Lin […]

China-ASEAN trade up 4.8 pct in H1

Trade between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) grew 4.8 percent year on year to 220.69 billion U.S. dollars in the first half of the year, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) on Tuesday. Investment between China and ASEAN hit 120 billion U.S. dollars at the end of June this year, […]

Philippines to mark 100 million population

The Philippine Population Commission (POPCOM) expects the country’s population to officially reach 100 million on July 27. In an information released by the POPCOM-Western Visayas on Tuesday, the office said that the 100th million Filipino is anticipated to be born in the said date from either of the six provinces under the Western Visayas region […]

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