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ASEAN Family Day held in Italy
09/09/2019
Embassies of member countries in the ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR) celebrated the ASEAN Family Day on September 7th.
ADB and Pakistan formulate a new Country Partnership Strategy
09:41 09/07/2019
(CPV) - ADB and the Government of Pakistan held a series of country consultations on July 8th 2019 to formulate a new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS), which will guide ADB’s engagement in the country from 2020 to 2024.
ILO congratulates Vietnam, EU on signing free trade deal
09:54 03/07/2019
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has welcomed the signing of the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) on June 30th in Hanoi, which promotes the respect for fundamental labour rights as a basic condition for fair international trade.
ASEAN nations join hands in fisheries development
14:20 02/07/2019
Measures for fisheries development of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) were discussed at a number of recent meetings, according to the Directorate of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Thailand, Laos step up transport connectivity
10:19 02/07/2019
Thailand and Laos have inked an agreement to upgrade a road and extend a railway linking the two countries to foster cross-border economic cooperation.
Thailand’s e-commerce to surge to USD13 billion by 2025
10:27 01/07/2019
Thailand's e-commerce market value is expected to surge to USD13 billion by 2025 from USD3 billion in 2018 on the back of strong global demand for Thai products.
ADB President presents reports We-Fi financed project at Osaka G20 Summit
21:16 29/06/2019
(CPV) - ADB President Mr. Takehiko Nakao handed to Japan Prime Minister Mr. Shinzo Abe a report on an ADB project in Sri Lanka financed by the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) at the Leaders’ Special Event on Women’s Empowerment at the Osaka G20 Summit on June 29th 2019.
Thailand calls for regional countries’ modernisation to increase competitiveness
10:49 26/06/2019
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has called on Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand (CLMVT) to embrace innovation or else risk losing their competitive edge.
Thailand targets to become ASEAN’s electricity hub
10:18 26/06/2019
Thailand has set a target of becoming an electricity hub in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
ADB approves USD60 million to improve skills of Cambodia's labor force
09:41 26/06/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved a USD60 million loan to boost the skills and competitiveness of Cambodia’s growing labor force, as the Government of Cambodia seeks to transition its economy from a low-skilled, labor-intensive growth model to a skills-driven one.