Indonesia, China look to triple bilateral trade in next three years
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.
Joe Biden elected US 46th President
07:10 08/11/2020
(CPV) – Democrat Joe Biden secured the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the US 2020 presidential election and become this country’s 46th President, major US media like CNN and NBC reported on November 7.
ASEAN officials gather at Socio-Cultural Community Council meeting
16:18 07/11/2020
The 24th meeting of the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council, the most important event of the ASCC this year, was held online on November 6 with the participation of 10 member countries’ officials, the ASEAN Secretary-General, and the bloc’s Secretariat.
Election 2020 in America
10:47 04/11/2020
Donald Trump and Joe Biden are vying for the presidency as a pandemic rages across the country. It has influenced every aspect of the campaign, from the conventions and debates to how voters cast their ballots. Millions have already voted, surpassing pre-election totals in 2016.
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.
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.