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Cambodian court announces jail term for opposition leader
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.
Pakistan economy continue to stabilize amid strong headwinds
23:42 28/09/2019
(CPV) - Pakistan’s economy in fiscal year (FY) 2019, which ended on June 30th, is showing signs of recovery as the government’s fiscal consolidation and austerity measures to address the structural weaknesses started to take effect.
ADB, Nauru sign grant agreement for new solar project
23:19 28/09/2019
(CPV) - ADB and the Government of Nauru signed a USD22 million grant on September 27th 2019 for a project that will fund the delivery of reliable, affordable, secure, and sustainable solar energy to help meet the socioeconomic development needs of the Pacific island nation.
Solomon Islands reduces it’s reliance on imported fossil fuels
19:52 27/09/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved an USD18 million loan and a USD12 million grant to help Solomon Islands reduce the country’s reliance on imported fossil fuels for power generation through the Tina River Hydropower Project.
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.
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.