Indonesian President sworn in for second term
Indonesian President Joko Widodo was officially sworn in on October 20 for his second and final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions in infrastructure development.
Mongolia provides high-quality health care services
10:52 15/10/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved its first multitranche financing facility (MFF) in the health sector in Mongolia. The USD158.34 million MFF will provide high-quality health care services in selected disadvantaged ger areas of Ulaanbaatar, provinces, and subdistricts to support the Government of Mongolia’s commitment to universal health coverage.
ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo
16:03 12/10/2019
Deputy defence chiefs of ASEAN countries and Japan met in Tokyo, Japan from October 8th-10th to discuss regional security, the future of the Indo-Pacific region and ASEAN’s initiatives for regional cooperation.
Indonesian President asks for tightened security for state officials
15:55 12/10/2019
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ordered tighter security for state officials a day after a suspected Islamist militant stabbed Chief Security Minister Wiranto during his trip to Pandeglang city in Banten province on Java Island on October 10th.
WB: Cambodia's economy to moderate to 7 percent this year
15:47 12/10/2019
Cambodia's economy is projected to moderate to 7 percent in 2019 after experiencing a better-than-expected growth rate of 7.5 percent in 2018, the World Bank (WB) said in its new report released on October 10th.
15th ASEAN ministerial meeting on environment opens in Cambodia
12:39 09/10/2019
The 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (AMME15), the 15th ASEAN Meeting on Transboundary Haze Pollution and relevant meetings kicked off in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on October 8th.
Myanmar facilitates entry of foreign visitors
10:16 07/10/2019
The Myanmar government recently announced new regulations to make it easier for foreign tourists to enter the country.
Mongolia develops tourism sector
10:04 07/10/2019
(CPV) - ADB and the Government of Mongolia on early October wrapped up one successful eco-tourism project and embarked on a second project aimed to help Mongolia benefit from a boom in domestic and overseas tourists while safeguarding the environment.
Philippines, Russia to expand bilateral cooperation
18:16 05/10/2019
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have agreed to enhance cooperation between the two countries.
Singapore, EAEU sign free trade deal
17:06 03/10/2019
A free trade agreement (FTA) between Singapore and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was signed by their leaders in Yerevan, capital of Armenia, on October 1st.