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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.
Tajikistan focuses on improving quality of growth
09:51 21/09/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched a new country partnership strategy (CPS) for Tajikistan that will focus on improving the quality of the country’s economic growth by supporting government efforts to increase productivity and mobilize private investments.
Vietnam calls on parties in Somalia to solve differences
08:48 19/09/2021
Vietnam has called on parties involved in Somalia to settle differences and put national interests first to solve the ongoing political crisis, said Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, Deputy Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations.
Mongolia to focus on recovery from COVID-19 for inclusive and sustainable growth
17:05 10/09/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched a new country partnership strategy (CPS) for Mongolia covering 2021–2024 to help the country recover from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and lay resilient foundations for inclusive and sustainable growth.
ASEAN, UN review progress of cooperation projects
08:56 03/09/2021
Ambassador Nguyen Hai Bang, Vietnam’s Permanent Representative to ASEAN, on September 1 attended the virtual Interface between the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN (CPR) and the United Nations (UN) Delegation.
CPTPP Council to discuss UK application on September 1
09:36 31/08/2021
Ministers from 11 member countries of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) agreed to schedule an online meeting on September 1 to discuss the UK application to join the deal.
Singapore boasts world highest COVID-19 vaccination rate
09:28 30/08/2021
Singapore has become the country with the highest COVID-19 vaccination rate in the world, with 80 percent of its population having received two doses of vaccine.
AIPA affirms commitment in building ASEAN Community
09:18 30/08/2021
The 42nd General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-42) wrapped up on August 25 after three days of sitting via videoconference.
RoK, Thailand enhance collaboration in future industries, health care
11:37 28/08/2021
The top diplomats of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Thailand on August 27 agreed to intensify cooperation in future industries, health care and green technologies during their talks in the Southeast Asian country, according to the RoK Foreign Ministry.
Indonesian President highlights three key economic, business strategies
11:09 28/08/2021
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has hihglighted three major economic and business strategies, comprising industrial downstreaming, digitising micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs); and developing a green economy.