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Indonesia, France look to beef up strategic partnership
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.