ASEAN’s Secretary-General hails Vietnam’s Chairmanship in 2020
Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Dato Lim Jock Hoi has commended Vietnam’s exemplary role as the Chair of ASEAN in a year full of challenges.
USD180 million ADB loan to improve water supply in Yangon city, Myanmar
10:26 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.
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.
Imrpoving sentiment lifts emerging East Asian bonds
14:50 26/09/2020
(CPV) - Improving global investment sentiment and financial conditions provided a much-needed lift for local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia, despite risks from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, says the latest issue of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Asia Bond Monitor.
Singapore records first population contraction since 2003
14:03 26/09/2020
Singapore’s population has shrunk for the first time since 2003 as travel curbs and job losses brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic have pushed foreign workers from the global business hub.
Thai economy expected to return to normal in next two years
13:59 26/09/2020
Thailand’s economy is expected to return to normal within two years as the government has tried to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Thai Deputy Prime Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow on September 25.
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