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.
ASEM Food Court opens on RoK’s Jeju island
11:47 13/11/2021
The ASEM Food Court opened on the Republic of Korea’s Jeju island on November 11, as a venue for international cultural exchanges gathering the attendance of foreign embassies of Southeast Asian and European nations.
Laos prepares to exit least developed country status in 2026
11:23 13/11/2021
The Lao government has called for all sectors and stakeholders to prepare for a smooth transition in plans to graduate from the Least Developed Country (LDC) status in 2026, according to the Vientiane Times newspaper.
Malaysia, Indonesia share common stance on East Sea issue
09:41 12/11/2021
Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has said his country and Indonesia share the view that the East Sea (internationally called the South China Sea) issue must be resolved through the diplomatic channel with respect for international law.
Vietnam confident in ASEAN – Australia cooperation in overcoming COVID-19: official
10:24 11/11/2021
With the role of the co-chair of the ADMM-Plus Experts' Working Group on Military Medicine with Brunei, Australia and ASEAN will have many practical activities to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic together, said a Vietnamese official while attending the informal ASEAN-Australia Defence Ministers’ Meeting on November 10.
Singapore launches national AI programme in finance
10:40 09/11/2021
Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced on November 8 the launch of the National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Programme in Finance at the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH) 2021.
Laos considers new expressway linking Vientiane, Vietnam
10:58 06/11/2021
The Lao government is discussing the planned route of an expressway running from Vientiane through Xaysomboun, Xieng Khuang and Huaphan provinces to the Vietnamese border, local media reported on November 4.
Partners pledge USD665 million to support green recovery in ASEAN
16:09 03/11/2021
(CPV) - Four partners have collectively pledged $665 million toward a platform managed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) that aims to mobilize an additional USD7 billion for low-carbon and climate-resilient infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia and accelerate the region’s recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
4th meeting of the Japan-Philippines Maritime Dialogue held
16:00 23/10/2021
The fourth meeting of the Japan-Philippines Maritime Dialogue was held on October 22, in a teleconference format.
CEO of Siemens AG is chairman of German Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific
15:59 19/10/2021
(CPV) - Roland Busch, 56, CEO of Siemens AG, took over the leadership of the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business (APA) from Siemens Energy AG Supervisory Board Chairman Joe Kaeser on October 13, 2021.