Late Russian military expert in Vietnam honoured
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.
Singapore, EU bolster aviation cooperation amid pandemic
15:09 24/07/2020
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (Easa) will collaborate to create common standards so as to promote safe air travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNICEF and partners respond to the triple threat of floods, locusts and COVID-19 in Somalia
14:56 24/07/2020
(CPV) - An estimated 5.2 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, including over 3 million children, due to the combined devastating impact of floods, the locust invasion and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Thailand’s 2020 rice exports forecast to hit lowest in 20 years
11:18 23/07/2020
The Thai Rice Exporters Association on July 22nd predicted that the country’s 2020 rice exports will drop to 6.5 million tonnes, the lowest volume in two decades, owing to drought and a strong baht currency.
West and Central Africa: More than 15 million cases of acute malnutrition expected in 2020
15:29 22/07/2020
(CPV) - More than 15 million cases of acute malnutrition are expected in children under the age of five in West and Central Africa in 2020 – one-third of cases in the most severe form – if adequate measures are not urgently put in place, UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on July 17th 2020.
Malaysia: East Sea issue must be managed in peaceful, rational manner
12:02 22/07/2020
Malaysia stands firm on its position that the East Sea issue must be managed in a peaceful and rational manner through dialogue and consultation.
Japan helps 15 companies move factories to Vietnam
11:03 22/07/2020
Fifteen out of more than 80 Japanese enterprises received support from the government to move factories to Vietnam, reported by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).
ADB's private sector operations commitments reach USD3 billion for record number of projects in 2019
10:52 22/07/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) private sector operations reached USD3 billion in 2019, lifting the overall portfolio by 11% to USD13.6 billion, according to its latest Private Sector Operations in 2019 - Report on Development Effectiveness.
Foreigners in Thailand can apply for visa extensions after July 31st
10:21 19/07/2020
Foreign visitors still stranded in Thailand by the COVID-19 pandemic will be allowed to apply for an extended short stay after their visas expire on July 31, the Thai Immigration Bureau chief said on July 17th.
COVID-19 cases rise sharply in Indonesia, Philippines
10:20 19/07/2020
COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 1,752 within one day to 84,882, with the death toll adding by 59 to 4,016, a local health official said.