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IMF: Cambodia to be fastest-growing economy in ASEAN by 2025
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that Cambodia will be the third-fastest growing economy in ASEAN next year and fastest growing economy in the region by 2025.
ASEAN, UN vow to advance comprehensive partnership
10:29 16/09/2020
Representatives of ASEAN member countries and UN officials reviewed the implementation of projects and cooperation activities within the ASEAN-UN Plan of Action for 2016-2020, during their annual meeting on September 15.
Singapore continues reporting negative employment data in Q2
19:00 15/09/2020
Singapore’s employment fell by a record 103,500 in the second quarter of 2020, four times higher than that in the previous quarter, according to the Ministry of Manpower's Labour Market Report released on September 14.
AMM 53: Japanese Ambassador to ASEAN praises the lead of Vietnam
15:53 15/09/2020
The most important outcome of the of the 53rd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM 53) is the commendable chairmanship of Vietnam and Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
ASEAN, Australia look toward stronger partnership
16:12 11/09/2020
Participants to the virtual ASEAN-Australia Ministerial Meeting on September 10 shared the view that the ASEAN-Australia dialogue relationship has made strong progress since its establishment in 1974, and positively contributed to regional peace and stability.
ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights urged to better performance
15:08 11/09/2020
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh chaired the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Interface with ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Representatives that was held online on September 10.
AMM 53: ASEAN-New Zealand Ministerial Meeting runs virtually
14:46 11/09/2020
The ASEAN-New Zealand Ministerial Meeting was held online within the framework of the 53rd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings on September 10.
US highlights cooperation programmes with ASEAN countries
10:38 11/09/2020
The US on September 9 introduced specific cooperation and support programmes for ASEAN member states, on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the US-ASEAN Strategic Partnership.
ASEAN 2020: sub-regional development on table on AMM-53 first working day
10:56 10/09/2020
Sub-regional development was among the key topics of discussion during the first working day of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings on September 9.
Singapore calls for stronger intra-ASEAN cooperation in COVID-19 fight
19:15 09/09/2020
Speaker of the Singaporean Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin called for a coordinated and well-calibrated approach to regional challenges and stressed the importance of strengthening existing intra-ASEAN cooperation efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.