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, Switzerland ink labour exchange agreement
15:39 07/12/2021
Indonesia and Switzerland have signed an agreement on the exchange of young professionals within the framework of their bilateral Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IE-CEPA).
ADB approves $125 million for water supply and sanitation in Uttarakhand, India
01:21 30/11/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $125 million loan to improve access to quality water supply and sanitation services in Uttarakhand, India.
Russia promotes cultural diplomacy with ASEAN
09:22 28/11/2021
The ASEAN Centre at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of Russia on November 27 organised a cultural and music festival of ASEAN countries as part of activities to celebrate the 30th founding anniversary of relations between the two sides.
Cambodia NA approves draft State budget spending for 2022
13:53 27/11/2021
Cambodia’s National Assembly (NA) on November 25 approved the draft budget of 8.5 billion USD for the government spending in 2022, a rise of 8.4 percent over that of 2021.
Indonesia, France look to beef up strategic partnership
11:55 27/11/2021
An action plan to deepen strategic partnership between Indonesia and France in the 2022-2027 period was signed within the framework of French Foreign Minister Jean Yves Le Drian’s visit to Indonesia on November 24.
Thailand suggests potential field for Asia-Europe cooperation
11:40 27/11/2021
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has emphasised that the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit (ASEM 13) was a good opportunity for European and Asian leaders to have dialogue in order to find common solutions to current global issues like COVID-19 and climate change.
ADB announces support for task force on climate-related financial disclosures
16:12 26/11/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has declared its support for the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), reaffirming its commitment to building a more resilient financial system, increasing transparency, and safeguarding against risks from climate change through enhanced disclosure.
Infflation concerns push up emerging East Asia bond yields
11:02 26/11/2021
(CPV) - Emerging East Asia’s bond market grew 3.4% in the third quarter to $21.7 trillion, although rising global inflation and a shift in the United States (US) monetary stance weakened regional financial conditions, according to the latest issue of the Asia Bond Monitor.
Efforts made to strengthen ASEAN-China relations
18:55 21/11/2021
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will attend the ASEAN-China Special Summit commemorating the 30th year of the ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations, which will be held virtually on November 22, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.