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ASEAN-Canada Joint Cooperation Committee holds 8th meeting
26/02/2020
The ASEAN-Canada Joint Cooperation Committee (ACJCC) held its 8th meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat’s headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia on February 25th.
ASEAN Secretary General, Russian FM hold talks
09:13 05/02/2020
ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held talks in Moscow on February 3rd.
Philippines confirms first nCoV-related death outside China
10:10 03/02/2020
The Philippines’ health authorities on February 2nd reported a death related to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the country.
Coronavirus outbreak: Singapore denies entry to foreigners from China
13:09 01/02/2020
Singapore announced on January 31st that it would stop issuing visas to people holding Chinese passports and deny entry to foreigners who had visited China in the past 14 days, in a bid to counter the spread of novel coronavirus.
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.