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.
Food, fuel prices drive Malaysia’s CPI in November
16:04 25/12/2021
Malaysia's Consumer Price Index (CPI) in November 2021 increased 3.3 percent year-on-year to 124 points, according to the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DoSM).
UN raises 107.2 mln USD to support Filippine typhoon survivors
15:32 25/12/2021
The United Nations on December 24 raised 107.2 million USD in a campaign to support survivors of super typhoon Rai that hit the Philippines last week.
Singapore inflation continues to rise in November
11:25 25/12/2021
Prices in Singapore are rising more sharply than expected, with inflation at its highest in several years.
Indonesia’s GDP growth predicted to exceed 5 pct in Q4
17:05 23/12/2021
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
09:26 20/12/2021
(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).
Uzbekistan invests USD162 million to modernize railway and boost tourism
18:12 18/12/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD162 million loan that will electrify 465 kilometers of railway line connecting major urban centers in western Uzbekistan, improving railway services and boosting trade and tourism in the region.
Laos to reopen to foreign visitors in three phases
17:43 18/12/2021
Lao government has announced a plan to reopen to foreign visitors starting from January 1, 2022, according to a notice issued by the Prime Minister's Office.
New ADB facility to help Southeat Asia revive tourism and boost sustainable, inclusive investments
20:16 17/12/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has set up a USD1.7 million technical assistance facility to accelerate Southeast Asia’s tourism recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, boost inclusive, sustainable development in the sector, and help local tourism entrepreneurs, especially women and youth, adopt digital platforms to grow their businesses.
Youth, women among most vulnerable to job loss in Southeast Asia during COVID-19
10:11 16/12/2021
(CPV) -Southeast Asia’s youth and women bore the brunt of job losses during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, according to an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report released on December 16th 2021.