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Malaysia protests China’s violation of waters
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.
70 percent of population in Singapore fully vaccinated against COVID-19
18:07 11/08/2021
As of August 9, 70 percent of Singapore’s population has been fully vaccinated, and 79 percent had received at least one dose, making it one of the countries with highest vaccination rates in the world.
Cambodia vaccinates over 50 percent of population
17:42 11/08/2021
Cambodia's National Committee for Immunization against COVID-19 announced that as of August 8, nearly 51 percent of the country's population of 16 million people had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
ASEAN, Pacific island nations bolster labour cooperation with Australia
10:02 11/08/2021
Vietnamese Ambassador to Australia Nguyen Tat Thanh, as Chair of the ASEAN Committee in Canberra (ACC), on August 10 presided over a meeting between representatives of ASEAN nations and Pacific island countries on labour issues.
Cambodia welcomes resumption of COC negotiations
16:09 10/08/2021
Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn said Cambodia welcomes the resumption of negotiations on a Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) as it reflects the commitment of ASEAN and China to maintain regional stability by managing differences as per international law.
Regional countries face complicated development of COVID-19
11:00 07/08/2021
The Ministry of Health of Cambodia reported another 588 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest daily number since the start of the pandemic outbreak.
UN Secretary General, Malaysia welcome ASEAN's appointment of envoy to Myanmar
17:20 06/08/2021
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has welcomed ASEAN's decision to appoint Brunei Second Foreign Minister Erywan Yusof as their special envoy to Myanmar.
Britain underscores importance of becoming ASEAN’s dialogue partner
17:05 06/08/2021
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on August 5 emphasised that the UK has become the first country to be awarded the status of a dialogue partner by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) over the past 25 years.
Marshall Islands expand support for public financial management and state-owned enterprise
16:25 06/08/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of the Marshall Islands signed a USD2 million grant today to extend and expand support for public financial management and state-owned enterprise (SOE) reforms in the country.
India invests USD112 million to improve water supply
12:44 06/08/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD112 million loan to finance water supply infrastructure in four towns in the state of Jharkhand.