Laos achieves vaccination target for 2021
The Lao Ministry of Health said the COVID-19 vaccination campaign in the country has achieved good results last year.
Indonesia lifts entry ban for visitors from 14 countries
10:12 15/01/2022
The Indonesian Government has lifted the entry ban on visitors with travel histories from 14 countries in the last two weeks to restore the country's economy.
ADB Vice-President meets Sri Lanka President, commends vaccination drive and reaffirms support
09:52 14/01/2022
(CPV) - Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President Shixin Chen met with Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on 10 January and commended the government’s rapid vaccination program and other efforts to speed the country’s socioeconomic recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
Singapore, Japan vow to maintain CPTPP’s high standards
17:35 13/01/2022
Trade ministers of Singapore and Japan on January 12 pledged to maintain the high standards of market access and rules of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Myanmar declares five-month ceasefire
08:17 09/01/2022
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.
Philippines warned of health crisis due to Typhoon Rai
08:13 09/01/2022
Aid officials in the Philippines have warned of a health crisis as millions of people in the country are struggling to secure clean water and food in areas wrecked by a typhoon last month.
Citizens from 14 more countries permitted to enter Laos under new travel scheme
10:14 02/01/2022
The Consular Affairs Department of the Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs has added citizens from 14 more countries to the list of nationalities eligible to travel to Laos under the Green Travel Zone Plan.
Cambodia to strengthen ASEAN’s central role as Chair 2022: FM
09:42 31/12/2021
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.
Cambodia works to promote economic recovery despite COVID-19
17:26 28/12/2021
Despite the spread of Omicron variant cases, Cambodia will continue to fully resume the re-opening of socio-economic activities which began on November 1, said Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techno Hun Sen.
ADB allocates USD4.1 million to support COVID-19 rural recovery
17:01 28/12/2021
(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.