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Vietnam presides over UNSC session on Yemen, Colombia
Vietnam presided over a United Nations Security Council session on January 13th, during which the organisation adopted a resolution to extend the mandate of the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) in Yemen and listened to a report on activities of the UN mission overseeing the peace agreement in Colombia.
Malaysian PM optimistic about economic recovery
16:35 31/10/2019
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has affirmed that the government led by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) alliance is working to re-energise the economy, with the road to recovery now visible.
Thailand acts to soften impact of US suspension of trade benefits
17:06 30/10/2019
Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has announced that it will adopt seven measures to soften the impact of the US suspension of trade benefits for the Southeast Asian country.
Creating policies to achieve inclusive and sustainable development in Asia-Pacific
10:15 29/10/2019
(CPV) - Ensuring access to nutritious, safe, and affordable food, enabled by modern technologies and creative policies, is essential to achieve inclusive and sustainable development in Asia-Pacific, participants heard at the Rural Development and Food Security (RDFS) Forum 2019 on October 28th 2019.
Cambodia to become an upper middle-income country by 2030
10:42 28/10/2019
(CPV) - ADB has endorsed a new 5-year country partnership strategy (CPS) that lays out the institution’s support for Cambodia’s goal of becoming an upper middle-income country by 2030.
RoK, ASEAN enhance ties for peace, development
15:51 26/10/2019
Officials and scholars from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on October 25th called for greater cooperation between the two sides in spurring ongoing efforts for a lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.
Thailand to build high-speed rail linking three airports
14:45 26/10/2019
Thailand will build a high-speed rail linking the country’s three airports, the spine of an infrastructure scheme set to transform the southern coast into a tech hub.
Indonesian President sworn in for second term
11:23 21/10/2019
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.
Thailand works out four strategies to promote exports
16:03 19/10/2019
Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has come up with four strategies to boost exports in 2020, including plans to expand existing major markets such as ASEAN, the European Union, the US, Japan, and China.
Cambodian court announces jail term for opposition leader
11:59 19/10/2019
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on October 18th sentenced exile leader of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy to one year and eight months in prison.