Technology could make aging a 'Silver Dividend' for Asia's economies
13/11/2019
(CPV) - Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt technology policies that improve elderly people’s health, extend skills and working lives, and facilitate job matching, according to a new report from ADB.
ADB launches 50th edition of Asia-Pacific statistical report and new database
09:55 10/09/2019
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) released the 50th edition of its annual statistical report, Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2019, and an online database, Key Indicators Database on September 10th 2019.
ASEAN Family Day held in Italy
10:52 09/09/2019
Embassies of member countries in the ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR) celebrated the ASEAN Family Day on September 7th.
Philippines expects to attract 8.2 million foreign tourists in 2019
17:04 07/09/2019
The Philippines is hoping to reach its target of 8.2 million foreign tourist arrivals in 2019, one million higher than the figure in 2018.
ASEAN economic ministers meet in Thailand
11:51 07/09/2019
The 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM 51) and related meetings officially opened in Bangkok on September 6th, bringing together economic leaders from the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and partner countries.
RoK President begins trip to Southeast Asia
15:38 02/09/2019
President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in on September 1st departed for Thailand on a week-long trip that will also take him to Myanmar and Laos as part of efforts to deepen the country's partnerships with the region.
Malaysia to provide free breakfasts for primary students
10:19 01/09/2019
Malaysia will implement the Free Breakfast Programme at primary schools across the country from next year, said Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.
Foreign scholars condemn China’s bullying behaviour in East Sea
08:39 31/08/2019
China is engaged in a long-term and consistent campaign of coercing Southeast Asian countries to abandon their legitimate rights in the East Sea, according to an American scholar.
Countries concerned about East Sea situation
08:24 31/08/2019
France, Germany and the UK on August 29th released a joint statement expressing their concern about the situation in the South China Sea (known as East Sea in Vietnam) which they said could lead to insecurity and instability in the region.
Asian Economic Forum focuses on competitiveness, productivity
10:51 30/08/2019
The Asian Economic Forum 2019 opened in Singapore on August 29th with the participation of more than 150 experts, scholars and representatives from 10 ASEAN member countries and other nations.