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Singapore, US back settlement of East Sea disputes under international law
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reiterated US support for Southeast Asian states upholding their sovereign rights and interests in the East Sea under international law.
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.
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.
ASEAN Smart Cities Network convenes 3rd conference
10:55 18/07/2020
Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha chaired the 3rd conference of the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) on July 17th, in the form of a videoconference.
WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19
17:22 17/07/2020
(CPV) - The World Health Organization and UNICEF warned on July 17th 2020 of an alarming decline in the number of children receiving life-saving vaccines around the world. This is due to disruptions in the delivery and uptake of immunization services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Malaysia calls for resolution of East Sea disputes based on int’l law
11:14 17/07/2020
Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishamuddin Hussein on July 16 affirmed his country’s consistent position that parties should work together to ensure peace, security and stability in the East Sea (South China Sea).
Indonesia urges parties to respect international laws regarding East Sea disputes
11:11 17/07/2020
Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi has called all parties to respect international laws in response to the recent escalating tensions in the East Sea.
US rejects China’s claims to resources across most of East Sea
17:26 14/07/2020
US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo affirmed on July 13 that the People’s Republic of China (PRC)’s claims to offshore resources across most of the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) are completely unlawful, as is its campaign of bullying to control them.
The COVID-19 situation in Kazakhstan is under control
16:34 09/07/2020
(CPV) - Despite some progress in certain regions of the world, global experience continues to show that the coronavirus crisis is a long way from being eliminated. New cases are soaring in many countries, perhaps most notably in the United States.
ADB approves USD200 million loan to modernize power supply, distribution system in Nepal
15:22 30/06/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD200 million concessional loan to improve power supply and distribution systems in Nepal.