Vietnamese nationals account largest proportion of Japan’s foreign worker population

Vietnamese nationals account largest proportion of Japan’s foreign worker population

Vietnamese nationals account for 25.4% of the total 1.82 million foreign workers who were working in Japan as of the end of October last year, according to the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW).
Indonesia records strong eruption of Marapi volcano
Indonesia records strong eruption of Marapi volcano
Mount Marapi, a volcano in Indonesia's West Sumatra province, erupted for about 45 seconds on January 7, throwing ash up to 300 meters above its peak.
ADB sells USD5 5 billion dual tranche 3- and 10-year global benchmark bonds
ADB sells USD5.5 billion dual tranche 3- and 10-year global benchmark bonds
(CPV) - On January 5th 2023, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) priced a 3-year global benchmark United States (US) dollar bond worth USD3.5 billion and...
January 7 victory reflects Cambodia-Vietnam solidarity scholar
January 7 victory reflects Cambodia-Vietnam solidarity: scholar
Cambodia’s January 7 Victory reflected the pure and sincere international solidarity between Cambodian and Vietnamese people, opening a new page in...
Malaysia’s ringgit marks new all-time low
Malaysia’s ringgit marks new all-time low

Malaysia’s ringgit further weakened against the US dollar on October 21, closing the week at a new all-time low of 4.738 due to the absence of fresh market catalyst, analysts said.

ASEAN strengthens collaboration in building regional disaster resilience
ASEAN strengthens collaboration in building regional disaster resilience

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) reaffirmed its resolve to strengthen collaboration in building disaster resilience in the region at the 10th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management (AMMDM) and 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) on October 20.

ASEAN, China wish to early adopt Code of Conduct in East Sea spokesperson
ASEAN, China wish to early adopt Code of Conduct in East Sea: spokesperson

The joint working group of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China held their 37th meeting on the implementation of the Declaration of Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) in Cambodia on October 1-3, according to Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.

Malaysia to cut daily oil output from November
Malaysia to cut daily oil output from November

Malaysia has agreed with the recent implementation of oil production cut of 2 million barrels per day by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies (OPEC ) with effect from this November.

ASEAN, Russia look for new cooperation dynamics
ASEAN, Russia look for new cooperation dynamics

An international conference themed “Russia and ASEAN in the Asia-Pacific region: Dynamics of cooperation, regional processes and global context” took place at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) on October 13.

ASEAN, Russia bolster digital technology cooperation
ASEAN, Russia bolster digital technology cooperation

An online symposium focusing on economic aspects in the transition to the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Russia and ASEAN countries and cooperation chances between the sides, was recently held in Moscow.

ADB lowers developing Asia growth outlook as global risks mount
ADB lowers developing Asia growth outlook as global risks mount

(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) again lowered its forecasts for economic growth in developing Asia and the Pacific, amid mounting challenges that include increased monetary tightening by central banks, fallout from the protracted Russian invasion of Ukraine, and recurrent COVID-19 lockdowns in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

ASEAN creates healthy competition environment for SMEs
ASEAN creates healthy competition environment for SMEs

Heads of ASEAN member economies have agreed to create a mechanism to promote competition, create an environment conductive for regional SMEs to enter ASEAN amid economic recovery from COVID-19 crisis.

Thai oil refining firm eyes investment in Vietnam
Thai oil refining firm eyes investment in Vietnam

Thai Oil Plc (TOP), Thailand’s the largest oil refining company by capacity, is looking forward to pouring its investment in Vietnam, Indonesia and India, in the fields of oil refinery, lube oil and high-value petrochemical products.

Indonesia unveils net zero emission roadmap
Indonesia unveils net zero emission roadmap

The Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (EMR), in cooperation with the International Energy Agency (IEA), has unveiled the Indonesia Net Zero Emission (NZE) Roadmap for the energy sector of 2060.

Thailand s CPI hits 14-year high in August
Thailand's CPI hits 14-year high in August

The headline consumer price index (CPI) of Thailand in August rose 7.86% year-on-year, the highest level since July 2008, the Thai Ministry of Commerce reported on September 5.

Cambodia, Thailand ink deal on human trafficking combat
Cambodia, Thailand ink deal on human trafficking combat

Cambodia and Thailand have signed an agreement on the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on law enforcement cooperation against human trafficking, according to a statement from Cambodia's National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT) on August 29.

Vietnam contributes to enhancing NPT’s role in global security
Vietnam contributes to enhancing NPT’s role in global security

The 10th Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) concluded in New York in the United States on August after nearly four weeks of working, during which Vietnam contributed to promoting the NPT’s role as part of global security.

ASEAN Family Day 2022 held in Hanoi
ASEAN Family Day 2022 held in Hanoi

On August 13, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the ASEAN Women's Circle of Hanoi (AWCH) jointly held the ASEAN Family Day 2022, on the occasion of ASEAN’s 55th founding anniversary and the 27th anniversary of Vietnam’s accession to the regional organisation.