ASEAN countries support Czech Republic to fight COVID-19 pandemic
The ASEAN Committee in Prague (ACP) on April 26 presented foods to the Czech Federation of Food Banks to help citizens affected by COVID-19 pandemic in the Czech Republic.
ASEAN discusses fourth Industrial Revolution strategy
08:25 01/05/2021
The Second ASEAN Sectoral Bodies and the Stakeholders Consultative Workshops on the Consolidated Strategy on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) for ASEAN took place on April 27 and 29, respectively, via videoconference.
Green and Social Finance Central to Asia-Pacific’s Sustainable Recovery
17:00 28/04/2021
(CPV) - Green and social finance must be nurtured to ensure that Asia and the Pacific's recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is inclusive, resilient, and sustainable, according to Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2021, released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on April 28th 2021.
Developing Asia to grow 7.3% in 2021 even as COVID-19 lingers
11:24 28/04/2021
(CPV) - Economic growth in developing Asia is set to rebound to 7.3% this year, supported by a healthy global recovery and early progress on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines, according to a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
ASEAN leaders discuss Myanmar situation
15:23 25/04/2021
ASEAN leaders sat down together in Jarkata on April 24 to mull over the Myanmar situation.
Indonesia ensures security for ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting
12:30 24/04/2021
Up to 4,382 police officers have been deployed by Indonesia to ensure security for the ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting slated for April 24.
ADB, AFD reaffirm strong cooperation in key sectors, Including climate action
18:05 17/04/2021
(CPV) - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa in a call on April 14 with Agence Française de Développement Group (AFD) Chief Executive Officer Rémy Rioux reaffirmed the importance of collaboration between the two institutions, particularly on key issues such as climate change and aspirations for COP26.
Singapore becomes the first to ratify RCEP
11:27 10/04/2021
Singapore ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and deposited its ratification instrument on April 9, becoming the first participating country to complete the ratification process for the deal.
Indonesia, China look to triple bilateral trade in next three years
10:55 04/04/2021
Indonesia and China are planning to triple bilateral trade from 31 billion USD to 100 billion USD in the next three years, Indonesian Trade Minister M Lutfi has said.
Thailand to become world’s top durian producer in five years
10:55 04/04/2021
Thailand is on course to become the world’s largest durian producer over the next five years, however, it is at risk of losing out to neighbouring exporters of the king of fruit, experts have warned.