USD180 million ADB loan to improve water supply in Yangon city, Myanmar
30/09/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD180 million loan to construct a 34-kilometer water transmission system that will help transfer 818 million liters of water a day to Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar.
ASEAN+3 ministers agree to strengthen cultural, arts exchanges
11:06 24/10/2020
Culture ministers of the ASEAN Plus Three countries, including 10 ASEAN member states and China, Japan and the Republic of Korea, have agreed to strengthen multilateral cultural and arts exchanges despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
IMF: Cambodia to be fastest-growing economy in ASEAN by 2025
16:42 17/10/2020
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that Cambodia will be the third-fastest growing economy in ASEAN next year and fastest growing economy in the region by 2025.
Singapore launches regional centre to prepare future of work
15:03 30/09/2020
Singapore has launched a regional centre to help ASEAN member states prepare for the future of work.
WB lowers Malaysia’s 2020 growth forecast to -4.9 pct
14:58 30/09/2020
The World Bank (WB) has revised down Malaysia’s economic growth forecast this year to a contraction of 4.9 percent, from an early estimate of minus 3.1 percent, following a sharper than expected contraction in the second quarter of 2020.
Malaysia prioritises to help COVID-19 affected SMEs
20:31 29/09/2020
The Malaysian government is committed to continue helping small and medium enterprises (SMEs) along their recovery path in the upcoming Budget 2021, said Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz.
10th Mekong-RoK Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held online
17:13 29/09/2020
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Kang Kyung Wha co-chaired the 10th Mekong-RoK Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on September 28.
2020 ASEAN Youth Career Mentorship Programme held online
17:37 28/09/2020
The ASEAN-Korea Centre (AKC) has recently held the 2020 ASEAN Youth Career Mentorship Programme in the form of a teleconference, where many questions regarding visa, labour market and employment were cleared up.
ADB approves USD300 million loan to develop Rajasthan’s secondary towns
11:02 28/09/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD300 million loan to finance inclusive water supply and sanitation infrastructure and services in secondary towns of Rajasthan, India.
ASEAN, Italy work on development partnership plan
11:49 27/09/2020
The ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR) will work to support the concretisation of the development partnership between ASEAN and Italy, said Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy Nguyen Thi Bich Hue.