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ASEAN Family Day held in Italy
Embassies of member countries in the ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR) celebrated the ASEAN Family Day on September 7th.
US opposes China’s acts to hamper oil, gas activities in East Sea
11:25 22/07/2019
The US Department of State on (DoS) has expressed concern over reports that China is hampering other countries’ oil and gas activities in the East Sea, and said its acts threaten regional peace and security, the Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported.
Singapore’s economic growth shows signs of slowndown
11:21 22/07/2019
Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said the country's 2019 economic forecast could be cut again considering the weak performance in the second quarter and strong headwinds in the global economy.
Vietnam suggests greater investment in ASEAN youth
10:56 21/07/2019
Vietnam has stressed the need for stronger investment in the youth to enhance their capacity and solidarity during the building of the ASEAN Community.
Asia and Pacific growth steady amid global trade tensions
11:13 19/07/2019
(CPV) - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth over 2019 and 2020, as supportive domestic demand counteracts an environment of global trade tensions, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report released on July 18th 2019.
UNHRC adopts resolution on climate change and human rights
16:13 14/07/2019
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has adopted 26 resolutions, including a resolution on climate change and human rights co-authored by Vietnam, the Philippines and Bangladesh, during its 41st session in Geneva, Switzerland.
Philippines invests USD1.3 billion for Malolos–Clark railway project
17:58 12/07/2019
(CPV) - Philippine Finance Secretary Mr. Carlos Dominguez III and ADB Vice-President Mr. Ahmed M. Saeed on July 11th 2019 signed a USD1.3 billion loan, the first tranche of a total USD2.75 billion facility, for the Malolos–Clark Railway Project in a ceremony witnessed by Philippine President Mr. Rodrigo Duterte at the Malacañan Palace
Indonesia to build country’s longest bridge
17:19 12/07/2019
Indonesia is planning to build a 7km-long bridge linking two islands near Singapore, the longest in the country, in a bid to develop industry and tourism in the area, announced the Indonesian government on July 11th.
ADB sells USD3.25 billion 3-year global benchmark bond
17:13 12/07/2019
(CPV) - ADB returned to the US dollar bond market with the pricing of a USD3.25 billion 3-year global benchmark bond issue, proceeds of which will be part of ADB’s ordinary capital resources.
Thailand eyes more Indian tourists to bolster growth
10:51 10/07/2019
Thailand’s tourism industry is seeking support with visitors from India as arrivals from China decline.