Late Russian military expert in Vietnam honoured
05/08/2020
A ceremony took place in suburban Moscow on August 4 to install a memorial stele dedicated to the late Sen. Lieut. Gen Anatoly Ivanovich Khiupenen, head of the Russian military expert delegation to Vietnam.
Protocol amending ASEAN-Japan trade agreement becomes effective
09:42 02/08/2020
The first protocol to amend the ASEAN-Japan Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Partnership (AJCEP) officially took into effect in Japan and the five ASEAN member states of Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam on August 1.
RoK to provide 5.15 million USD for six developing nations
16:40 01/08/2020
The Korean Ministry of Economy and Finance announced on July 31 that it will provide 5.15 million USD for six developing nations, including Vietnam, to support projects ranging from establishing green growth and digital infrastructure to an improved COVID-19 response.
European Commission issues press release on EVFTA
16:07 01/08/2020
The European Union (EU) – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) - the most comprehensive trade agreement the EU has signed with a developing country, will take effect from August 1, a press release of the European Commission (EC) stressed.
UNDP calls for adequate investments at local level
23:22 31/07/2020
(CPV) - COVID-19 shutdown measures have had economic impacts far beyond city boundaries as urban economies account for 80 per cent of global GDP. The response should tackle the inequalities and long-term development deficits that have been exposed and made marginalized groups more vulnerable.
A third of the world’s children poisoned by lead, new groundbreaking analysis says
23:17 31/07/2020
(CPV) - Lead poisoning is affecting children on a massive and previously unknown scale, according to a new report launched today by UNICEF and Pure Earth.
ADB provides USD20 million to help Palau prepare for COVID-19 threat
10:35 31/07/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD20 million loan to help the Government of Palau prepare for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and respond to its impact on the economy.
An additional 6.7 million children under 5 could suffer from wasting this year due to COVID-19
20:27 30/07/2020
(CPV) - An additional 6.7 million children under the age of five could suffer from wasting – and therefore become dangerously undernourished – in 2020 as a result of the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNICEF warned at the end of July.
ADB provides USD20 million grant to help Samoa respond to COVID-19
20:20 30/07/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD20 million grant to help the Government of Samoa respond to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
ASEAN, Japan adopt COVID-19 economic resilience action plan
09:32 30/07/2020
Economic ministers in ASEAN member states and Japan approved the ASEAN - Japan Economic Resilience Action Plan at a virtual meeting chaired by Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on July 29th, as part of the efforts to promote solidarity between the two sides in combating COVID-19.