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ASEAN countries support Czech Republic to fight COVID-19 pandemic
The ASEAN Committee in Prague (ACP) on April 26 presented foods to the Czech Federation of Food Banks to help citizens affected by COVID-19 pandemic in the Czech Republic.
Green and Social Finance Central to Asia-Pacific’s Sustainable Recovery
17:00 28/04/2021
(CPV) - Green and social finance must be nurtured to ensure that Asia and the Pacific's recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is inclusive, resilient, and sustainable, according to Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2021, released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on April 28th 2021.
Developing Asia to grow 7.3% in 2021 even as COVID-19 lingers
11:24 28/04/2021
(CPV) - Economic growth in developing Asia is set to rebound to 7.3% this year, supported by a healthy global recovery and early progress on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines, according to a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
ASEAN leaders discuss Myanmar situation
15:23 25/04/2021
ASEAN leaders sat down together in Jarkata on April 24 to mull over the Myanmar situation.
Indonesia ensures security for ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting
12:30 24/04/2021
Up to 4,382 police officers have been deployed by Indonesia to ensure security for the ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting slated for April 24.
Singapore becomes the first to ratify RCEP
11:27 10/04/2021
Singapore ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and deposited its ratification instrument on April 9, becoming the first participating country to complete the ratification process for the deal.
Indonesia, China look to triple bilateral trade in next three years
10:55 04/04/2021
Indonesia and China are planning to triple bilateral trade from 31 billion USD to 100 billion USD in the next three years, Indonesian Trade Minister M Lutfi has said.
Thailand to become world’s top durian producer in five years
10:55 04/04/2021
Thailand is on course to become the world’s largest durian producer over the next five years, however, it is at risk of losing out to neighbouring exporters of the king of fruit, experts have warned.
World opinion condemns China’s violations of int’l law in East Sea
10:20 03/04/2021
Many countries in the world have showed serious concerns over China’s recent deployment of over 200 ships around Sinh Ton island cluster in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and requested the country to immediately bring these vessels out of the area and end all provocations.
Digitalization and regional cooperation can spur SDG progress despite pandemic
10:08 29/03/2021
(CPV) - Digital transformation and renewed regional cooperation in Asia and the Pacific can spur the region’s equitable, sustainable, and resilient recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and deliver progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a new report.