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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.
Malaysian Foreign Minister urges ensuring peace, stability in East Sea
16:36 05/08/2021
Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishamuddin Hussein underscored the importance of regional cooperation to ensure that the East Sea is a water of peace and stability during the virtual ASEAN-US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on August 4.
ASEAN affirms peaceful resolution of East Sea disputes based on int’l law
10:03 05/08/2021
The 54th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-54), which took place recently via videoconference, issued a joint communiqué highlighting the East Sea (South China Sea) situation.
Japan donates medical equipment to Laos, Thailand
17:22 04/08/2021
Japan's government has decided to donate medical equipment worth 2.52 million USD in total to Laos and Thailand to support the two countries in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting discusses community building
16:48 04/08/2021
The 54th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-54) opened on August 2 via videoconference, marking the beginning of a series of 20 meetings between ASEAN Foreign Ministers and their partners.
Japanese minister stresses importance of navigation freedom in East Sea
16:40 04/08/2021
Foreign ministers of ASEAN countries and Japan agreed on the importance of freedom of navigation in the East Sea (internationally known as South China Sea) during their virtual meeting on August 3.
New Hope supports livestock farmers in South and Southeast Asia
16:30 04/08/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and New Hope Singapore Private Limited (NHS) have signed a USD20 million loan agreement to help poultry, aquaculture, and other livestock farmers in eight countries across South and Southeast Asia continue their operations during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
ASEAN commits to maintaining nuclear weapon-free region
15:44 03/08/2021
ASEAN member countries on August 2 committed to maintaining nuclear weapon-free Southeast Asia and ensuring the right to using nuclear energy for peaceful purposes of countries.
New COVID-19 developments in Southeast Asian nations
15:08 03/08/2021
The Lao Ministry of Health reported on August 2 that the country had recorded an additional 199 COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, raising the national count to 6,765, including seven fatalities.
Cambodia begins vaccinations for children aged 12-17
16:58 02/08/2021
Cambodia began a COVID-19 vaccination drive targeting children aged 12-17 in its capital Phnom Penh and three provinces of Kandal, Koh Kong and Preah Sihanouk on August 1.