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.
Cambodia localities suffer from flooding
15:11 23/09/2020
Torrential rains left by storm Noul has caused severe flooding in a number of localities in Cambodia and forced local authorities to issue emergency state to limit travelling as water level in rivers continues to rise.
Philippines may lose in banana export race
11:33 22/09/2020
The Philippines may lose in the banana export war amid continued stiff competition in the global market, prompting the government to allocate some 263 million peso (12.49 million USD to save the local banana industry.
ADB approves USD1 million grant to build disease resilient and energy efficient centralized air-conditioning systems
11:15 22/09/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD1 million knowledge and support technical assistance project to deploy smart, energy efficient, and disease resilient centralized air-conditioning (CAC) systems in its developing member countries (DMCs).
Tropical storm Noul affects 22 Thai localities
19:54 21/09/2020
As many as 22 provinces of Thailand have been severely affected by flash floods triggered by tropical Storm Noul, a senior government official has said.
Two endangered Javan rhino calves spotted in Indonesia
19:41 21/09/2020
Two extremely rare Javan rhinoceros calves have been spotted in an Indonesian national park, boosting hopes for the future of one of the world’s most endangered mammals.
Malaysia’s domestic tourism grows 12 percent
10:04 21/09/2020
Malaysia’s domestic tourism continued to record better performance last year, recording a double-digit growth of 12 percent to 92.6 billion RM (22.4 billion USD), according to Bernama news agency.
Japan, Malaysia sign 3 billion USD currency swap deal
16:31 19/09/2020
Japan and Malaysia on September 18 signed a mutual currency swap arrangement to allow each side to provide the other up to 3 billion USD to prevent a financial crisis, the Japanese Finance Ministry said.
AFMGM+3 seeks measures to promote regional economic growth
16:09 19/09/2020
The 23rd ASEAN Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting Plus Three (AFMGM+3) was held virtually on September 18, with discussions focusing on a wide range of measures to promote regional economic growth.
Three European powers reject China’s South China Sea claims
09:56 19/09/2020
France, Germany, and the United Kingdom have come together to issue a joint note verbale to the United Nations in order to challenge China’s claims in the South China Sea, known locally as the East Sea.