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Senior Macedonia official in Greece for name dispute talks

ATHENS — Macedonia's deputy prime minister is visiting neighboring Greece in an effort to resolve a long-standing dispute over the tiny Balkan republic's nam.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 9th, 2018

UN Negotiator in Macedonia Seeks to End Name Dispute

SKOPJE, MACEDONIA - A U.N. negotiator has arrived in Macedonia for talks with the country's leadership, in a revived effort to settle a peculiar but acrimonious dispute with neighboring Greece over M.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2018

Greece, Macedonia to sign deal ending yearslong name dispute

Greece and Macedonia are about to sign a deal that, if ratified, will resolve a decades-old dispute concerning Macedonia's name......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

‘We have a deal,’ say Greece and Macedonia over name dispute

Greece and Macedonia have reached an historic accord to resolve a dispute over the former Yugoslav republic’s name that has troubled relations between the two neighbors for decades. Source link link: ‘We have a deal,’ say Greece and Macedonia over name dispute.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Senior N. Korean official chastises S. Korean reporter

      SEOUL, South Korea---Bitter rivals North and South Korea are on talking terms again, but their surprising cordiality still has moments of awkwardness, such when a senior North Korean official scolded a South Korean reporter over a question he didn't like.   In a brief exchange that displayed the fundamental differences between the countries, North Korean official Ri Son Gwon reacted with irritation Friday when a South Korean reporter asked him whether North Korea's grievances against the South had been resolved as he arrived for talks on easing tensions at the border village of Panmunjom.   Ri, chairman of the North Korean agency th...Keep on reading: Senior N. Korean official chastises S. Korean reporter.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 1st, 2018

Top North Korean official lands in US for talks with Pompeo

A senior North Korean official arrived in New York on Wednesday in the highest-level official visit to the United States in 18 years, as President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un sought to salvage prospects for a high-stakes nuclear summit......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

Top North Korean official lands in US for talks with Pompeo

A senior North Korean official arrived in New York on Wednesday in the highest-level official visit to the United States in 18 years, as President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un sought to salvage prospects for a high-stakes nuclear summit......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

Top North Korean official lands in US for talks with Pompeo

A senior North Korean official arrived in New York on Wednesday in the highest-level official visit to the United States in 18 years, as President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un sought to salvage prospects for a high-stakes nuclear summit......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

Most senior North Korean envoy to hold official talks in US in 18 years

A senior North Korean official is headed to New York to discuss an upcoming summit, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, the latest indication that an on-again-off-again meeting between Trump and North Korea’s leader may go ahead next month. Source link link: Most senior North Korean envoy to hold official talks in US in 18 years.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Spokesman: Duterte orders lifting of labor ban to Kuwait

An official says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted a ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait after talks eased a dispute over the plight of Filipina housemaids in the oil-.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

South Korean, DPRK Leaders Promise to Meet More Often After Ongoing Summit

Leaders of South Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) promised to meet more often after Friday’s summit, a senior official with South Korea’s Blue House told reporters at noon. South Korean President Moon Jae-in and top DPRK leader Kim Jong Un held formal, closed-door talks for over an hour and a half […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

Trump says top diplomat Tillerson out, names Pompeo successor

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (UPDATED) – US President Donald Trump on Tuesday, March 13, announced the departure of his top diplomat Rex Tillerson, to be succeeded by the current CIA chief Mike Pompeo. A senior US official said the president wanted to reshuffle his team ahead of talks with North Korea. "Mike Pompeo, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018

EU Commission chief urges Macedonia to resolve name dispute

SKOPJE — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has urged Macedonia to resolve a long-standing naming dispute with neighboring Greece so the count.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2018

US, Japan, India, Australia in talks to establish alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative

SYDNEY — Australia, the United States, India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure scheme as an alternative to China’s multibillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative in an attempt to counter Beijing’s spreading influence, the Australian Financial Review reported on Monday, citing a senior US official. The unnamed official was quoted as saying […] The post US, Japan, India, Australia in talks to establish alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018

Australia, US, India and Japan in talks to establish Belt and Road alternative: report

Australia, the United States, India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure scheme as an alternative to China’s multibillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative in an attempt to counter Beijing’s spreading influence, the Australian Financial Review reported on Monday, citing a senior US official......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018

BSP eyes third tenor for term deposit offerings

THE CENTRAL BANK is looking to introduce a new tenor for its weekly term deposit auctions, a senior official said, at a time of tepid demand for month-long instruments. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Deputy Governor Diwa C. Guinigundo said the monetary authority is in talks with banks as it considers adding a new maturity […] The post BSP eyes third tenor for term deposit offerings appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2018

Six Asian banks in talks with BSP for establishment of local offices

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez, Senior Reporter SIX ASIAN BANKS are in talks with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to venture into the local market, a senior official said, signalling mounting interest towards the Philippines as it continues to enjoy robust growth. BSP Deputy Governor Chuchi G. Fonacier said several Asian lenders have “signified […] The post Six Asian banks in talks with BSP for establishment of local offices appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

NoKor tells UN envoy it wants to prevent war but offers no commitment

  A senior United Nations (UN) official returning from Pyongyang said on Tuesday, Dec. 12, that North Korean officials had told  him it was important to prevent war but offered no concrete proposal for talks. Read More........»»

Category: newsSource:  filipinoexpressRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2017

N. Korea blames US for tensions in rare UN talks

    North Korea blamed US "nuclear blackmail" for soaring tensions over its weapons program following rare meetings with a senior UN official, but agreed to regular communication with the organization, state media said Saturday.   Jeffrey Feltman arrived in Beijing Saturday after wrapping up a five-day visit to Pyongyang aimed at defusing the crisis, just a week after North Korea said it test-fired a new ballistic missile capable of reaching the United States.   His trip---the first by a UN diplomat of his rank since 2010---saw him meet Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho and vice foreign minister Pak Myong-Kuk as well as medical facilities supported by ...Keep on reading: N. Korea blames US for tensions in rare UN talks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

North Korea blames U.S. for tensions in rare UN talks

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea blamed US "nuclear blackmail" for soaring tensions over its weapons program in rare meetings with a senior UN official, but agreed to regular communication with the organization, state media said Saturday, December 9. Jeffrey Feltman arrived in Beijing Saturday after wrapping up a 5-day visit to Pyongyang aimed ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

UN envoy meets North Korean foreign minister

PYONGYANG, North Korea — A senior United Nations official on a rare high-level visit to North Korea held talks with the North's foreign minister on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017