Thai economy expected to return to normal in next two years
26/09/2020
Thailand’s economy is expected to return to normal within two years as the government has tried to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Thai Deputy Prime Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow on September 25.
ADB announces USD31 million loan to boost road network in Papua New Guinea
17:11 11/08/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD31 million loan to expand and improve the road network in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Malaysia spends nearly 15 million USD to support pandemic-hit farmers
10:28 11/08/2020
Malaysia has allocated 62 millionRM(14.6 million USD) to farmers' organisations through the Prihatin Rakyat Economic Stimulus Package (PRIHATIN) to help its members affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Experts: Malaysian economy can see quick recovery after COVID-19
10:24 11/08/2020
Penang, Malaysia’s technology hub, is helping drive an economic recovery that could see the country bounce back faster than any of its peers in Southeast Asia, said experts.
RoK to export paprika to Vietnam
10:20 11/08/2020
The Republic of Korea (RoK) said on August 10 that it has completed negotiations with Vietnam to export paprika, a type of bell pepper, to the Southeast Asian country.
Philippine President confident ASEAN will overcome COVID-19
23:52 10/08/2020
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed his confidence that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will overcome the COVID-19 pandemic.
80,000 children displaced due to Beirut explosions – UNICEF
23:45 10/08/2020
(CPV) - Some 80,000 children have been displaced by the Beirut explosions, according to UNICEF estimates, with families affected in desperate need of support.
Laos strengthens COVID-19 prevention measures
11:11 10/08/2020
The Lao Government has decided to tighten COVID-19 prevention measures in the face of transmission risks.
ASEAN Foreign Ministers issue statement on Lebanon explosion
11:02 10/08/2020
Learning of the August 4 explosion in Beirut, the Foreign Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on August 9 issued a statement on the incident, at a proposal of Vietnam.
ADB approves additional USD2.5 million grant to Tajikistan for COVID-19 response
10:59 10/08/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an additional USD2.5 million grant to Tajikistan from its Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) to further support the government’s emergency response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.