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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.
Thailand to become world’s top durian producer in five years
10:55 04/04/2021
Thailand is on course to become the world’s largest durian producer over the next five years, however, it is at risk of losing out to neighbouring exporters of the king of fruit, experts have warned.
World opinion condemns China’s violations of int’l law in East Sea
10:20 03/04/2021
Many countries in the world have showed serious concerns over China’s recent deployment of over 200 ships around Sinh Ton island cluster in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and requested the country to immediately bring these vessels out of the area and end all provocations.
COVID-19 developments remain complicated in Southeast Asia
11:25 06/03/2021
The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported 3,045 new COVID-19 cases on March 5, the record number in four months, raising the total count in the country to 587,704.
ADB sells USD2 billion 10-year global benchmark bond
18:07 26/02/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) priced a USD2 billion 10-year global bond, proceeds of which will be part of ADB’s ordinary capital resources.
Indonesian President: economic growth to be higher than expected
15:55 26/02/2021
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said Indonesia will prove that its economic growth for 2021 will be higher than forecasts given by international economic and financial bodies.
Thailand’s food exports poised for 7.1 percent growth in 2021
16:47 20/02/2021
Thailand’s food exports are forecast to recover to 7.1 percent growth this year, fetching 1.05 trillion THB (35 billion USD), driven by growing demand in the global market.
Leveraging digital technologies key to Asia’s COVID-19 recovery
10:37 11/02/2021
(CPV) - Digital platforms and other technology-based tools are providing new growth opportunities for businesses of all sizes and across all industries in Asia and the Pacific—a trend which could contribute significantly to the region’s sustainable recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
ASEAN’s Secretary-General hails Vietnam’s Chairmanship in 2020
16:07 12/12/2020
Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Dato Lim Jock Hoi has commended Vietnam’s exemplary role as the Chair of ASEAN in a year full of challenges.
Mekong – RoK cooperation facilitates regional economic integration: official
15:33 05/12/2020
The Mekong – Republic of Korea (RoK) cooperation is of importance to boosting regional economic integration, innovation, and economic competitiveness of the two sides, Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Hoai Trung said at the 8th Mekong – RoK Business Forum on December 4.