Indonesian economy posts higher growth in Q2

Indonesian economy posts higher growth in Q2

Indonesia’s economy expanded 5.44 % in the second quarter of 2022, up slightly from the 5.01% growth recorded in the first quarter according to Statistics Indonesia.
RoK to invest 6 billion USD in Indonesia’s new capital development
RoK to invest 6 billion USD in Indonesia’s new capital development
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said that the Republic of Korea has agreed to support the development of the country's new capital (IKN)...
Five more Omicron BA 5 variant cases detected in Malaysia
Five more Omicron BA.5 variant cases detected in Malaysia
Malaysian Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin on July 8 said five cases of the COVID-19 Omicron BA.5 variant have been detected in the country and are...
Promoting business friendly local economies to boost pandemic recovery in Southeast Asia
Promoting business friendly local economies to boost pandemic recovery in Southeast Asia
(CPV) - Better business environments across Southeast Asia are critical to rejuvenating firms hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. This was the key...
Singapore face rising COVID-19 cases
Singapore face rising COVID-19 cases

The Singaporean Ministry of Health on January 21 informed that the number of COVID-19 cases began to increase sharply in recent days, from an average of 800 cases last week to nearly 1,500 cases on January 20, with community infections accounting for the majority.

ASEAN, RoK promote mutually beneficial economic partnership
ASEAN, RoK promote mutually beneficial economic partnership

The ASEAN-Korea Centre, in coordination with the International Contractors Association of Korea (ICAK), will hold the 9th ASEAN Connectivity Forum on 18-19 January, aiming to further promote mutually beneficial economic partnership.

ADB invests in Northstar V to improve access to growth capital in Indonesia
ADB invests in Northstar V to improve access to growth capital in Indonesia

(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a USD39.5 million equity investment in Northstar Equity Partners V Limited (NEP V), a private equity fund managed by the Northstar Group. NEP V will provide growth capital to companies operating across the consumer, financial services, and digital economy sectors in Southeast Asia with a focus on Indonesia, contributing to overall job growth and eco

Cambodia rolls out 4th dose of COVID-19 vaccines
Cambodia rolls out 4th dose of COVID-19 vaccines

Cambodia on January 14 began administering the fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine to priority groups in its capital city of Phnom Penh amid the spread of the Omicron variant within the community.

Myanmar declares five-month ceasefire
Myanmar declares five-month ceasefire

General Min Aung Hlaing, chairman of the ruling State Administration Council (SAC) of Myanmar, declared a five-month ceasefire when meeting with visiting Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen in Nay Pyi Taw on January 7.

Cambodia to strengthen ASEAN’s central role as Chair 2022 FM
Cambodia to strengthen ASEAN’s central role as Chair 2022: FM

Cambodia will strengthen ASEAN’s central role so as to maintain peace, security and prosperity as Chair of ASEAN for 2022, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn said on December 29.

ADB allocates USD4 1 million to support COVID-19 rural recovery
ADB allocates USD4.1 million to support COVID-19 rural recovery

(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has allocated USD4.1 million in technical assistance to help agri-food value chains and rural economies in Asia and the Pacific recover from the impacts of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

Indonesia’s GDP growth predicted to exceed 5 pct in Q4
Indonesia’s GDP growth predicted to exceed 5 pct in Q4

The Indonesian government expects GDP growth in the final quarter of 2021 to exceed 5 percent thanks to eased mobility restrictions and a recovering global economy, according to Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati.

China improves pig breeding stock production
China improves pig breeding stock production

(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Chongqing Tianzow Animal Husbandry Technology Limited have signed loan agreements of up to USD30 million (in equivalent yuan) to scale up high-quality pig breeding stock volumes and provide income for smallholder farmers in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

Laos records sharp drop in number of new COVID-19 cases
Laos records sharp drop in number of new COVID-19 cases

The Lao Ministry of Health announced on December 12 that a total of 1,274 new COVID-19 cases, all community infections, have been recorded in 18 provinces and cities across the country over the past 24 hours.

Three research books on international relations launched
Three research books on international relations launched

Three research books on international relations were launched on December 10 as part of the cooperative project in selection and publication between the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Foundation (KAS) in Vietnam.