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Malaysia protests China’s violation of waters
06/10/2021
The Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called in Ambassador of China Ouyang Yujing to convey Malaysia’s position and protest against the presence and activities of Chinese vessels in its waters.
Southeast Asian countries continue measures against COVID-19
11:28 25/09/2021
The Lao Ministry of Health said on September 24 that in the past 24 hours, the country recorded 434 new cases of COVID-19, of which 406 were community infections.
ADB maintains 8.1% forecast for China economic growth in 2021
11:25 25/09/2021
(CPV) - The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is expected to see 8.1% economic growth in 2021 as solid exports as well as increased fiscal support in the second half of the year will offset a more protracted recovery in household consumption, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank.
ADB trims developing Asia 2021 growth outlook to 7.1% amid continued COVID-19 concerns
16:09 24/09/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) lowered its 2021 economic growth outlook for developing Asia, amid continuing concerns over the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
Transforming agriculture key to Asia and Pacific’s future and survival
10:23 24/09/2021
(CPV) - Governments in Asia and the Pacific must transform agriculture to make it more modern, climate-proof, and inclusive as the region recovers from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Young children’s diets show no improvement in last decade, ‘could get much worse’ under COVID-19
09:38 23/09/2021
(CPV) - Children under the age of 2 are not getting the food or nutrients they need to thrive and grow well, leading to irreversible developmental harm, according to a new report released by UNICEF on September 22nd 2021.
Malaysia, India top Asia's forecasts for faster economic recovery 2022
09:28 23/09/2021
Economic activity in Malaysia and India next year is expected to recover faster than previously forecast, although these two countries have been among those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic in recent months.
SEA nations revive tourism following vaccination
16:27 22/09/2021
As vaccination drives are being stepped up, Southeast Asian nations are gradually loosening anti-pandemic measures, including resuming tourism activities.
COVID-19 delays economic recovery
09:16 22/09/2021
(CPV) - The economic recovery in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) slowed amid a second wave of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic that has led to lockdowns and lower consumer spending, according to a report released on September 22nd 2021 by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Cambodia’s garment exports surpass 5 billion USD in 8 months
17:39 21/09/2021
Cambodia's exports of garment and accessories from Cambodia rose by 3.3 percent to 5.02 billion USD in the first eight months of 2021, compared to 4.86 billion USD in the same period last year, the Khmer Times cited statistics from the Ministry of Commerce as reporting.