Cambodia expects to finalise FTA with China in November
26/02/2020
A free trade agreement (FTA) between Cambodia and China is expected to be finalised in November in a move to boost trade between the two countries, the Phnom Penh Post reported.
ASEAN-UN cooperation discussed at UNSC meeting
11:11 01/02/2020
Cooperation between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations (UN) in maintaining international peace and security was debated at a meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC) that was held in New York on January 30th under the chair of Vietnam.
UNICEF ships 6 metric tons of supplies to support China’s response to Novel Coronavirus outbreak
10:06 01/02/2020
(CPV) - A UNICEF shipment of respiratory masks and protective suits for health workers landed in Shanghai, China, atthe end of January to support China’s response to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak.
Singapore confirms first case of coronavirus infection
19:09 31/01/2020
Singapore’s Ministry of Health on January 23rd confirmed the first case of a new strain of coronavirus that has killed 17 and infected over 570 people in China.
Thailand screens cave bats in national parks over virus fear
16:23 31/01/2020
Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) plans to screen cave bats amid health concerns that the creatures might be linked to the outbreak of the coronavirus in China.
ASEAN countries launch preventive measures against coronavirus
14:45 28/01/2020
Southeast Asian nations have taken precautionary measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus as the outbreak is worsening in China and elsewhere.
Eliminating all 'hatred' of old year with a 'fist' to celebrate New Year
09:56 27/01/2020
On the last day of the year, participants of the Takanakuy festival in Peru will scuffle with each other to resolve all "hatred" in the old year and welcome a happy New Year with no more arguments.
Thailand to ban personal car use to reduce air pollution
15:34 23/01/2020
The Thai government is considering whether to impose a ban on personal car use in affected areas to cope with high levels of hazardous ultra-fine PM2.5 dust particles in the air if levels exceed 100 microgrammes per cubic metre, twice the safety level.
Indonesia prepares for ASEAN, G-20 meetings
11:28 21/01/2020
Indonesia is preparing for meetings of G-20 and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations which will be held in the country in 2023.
World’s billionaires have more wealth than 4.6 billion people
09:58 21/01/2020
(CPV) - The world’s 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than the 4.6 billion people who make up 60 percent of the planet’s population, reveals a new report from Oxfam on January 20th, 2020 ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.