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.
Laos records sharp drop in number of new COVID-19 cases
16:28 14/12/2021
The Lao Ministry of Health announced on December 12 that a total of 1,274 new COVID-19 cases, all community infections, have been recorded in 18 provinces and cities across the country over the past 24 hours.
ADB revises Developing Asia growth outlook down slightly to 7.0% in 2021 and 5.3% in 2022
10:10 14/12/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) revised its economic growth outlook for developing Asia, down slightly to 7.0% this year and 5.3% next year, after renewed outbreaks of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) led to slower growth in the third quarter.
Thai economy predicted to return to before COVID-19 level in 2023
09:35 11/12/2021
Thailand's economy may return to levels logged before the COVID-19 pandemic in the first quarter of 2023, according to the Bank of Thailand (BOT) governor.
Economists upbeat about Singapore’s economic outlook next year: Survey
16:21 10/12/2021
Singapore's economy will grow by 4 percent next year, likely be driven by improvements in the construction sector as well as manufacturing and finance, according to a survey of professional forecasters.
Indonesia’s creative economy contributes 20 percent to world economy
16:11 10/12/2021
Indonesia’s creative economy could contribute up to 20 percent to the global economy, according to Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Uno.
USD603 million ADB program to support social protection and poverty reduction strategy in Pakistan
17:12 09/12/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD603 million results-based lending program to strengthen and expand social protection programs in Pakistan.
India invests USD350 million to improve urban services
17:03 09/12/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD350 million policy-based loan to improve urban services in India.
Indonesia announces initial success in controling COVID-19
15:46 07/12/2021
President Joko Widodo on December 6 said Indonesia is one of the five countries in the world that have managed to control the COVID-19 pandemic at level 1.
Cambodia lifts travel ban on Omicron-hit African countries
15:43 07/12/2021
Cambodia on December 5 removed its ban on travellers from 10 African countries after a nearly one-week suspension due to the Omicron variant of COVID-19, according to Health Minister Mam Bunheng.