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EAS countries seek result-oriented energy policy for economic recovery
Delegates at the 14th East Asia Summit (EAS) – Energy Ministers’ Meeting on November 20 reiterated the significance of ensuring stable supply and clean energy with affordable prices to support economic and daily activities.
Improving sentiment boosts emerging East Asian bond markets amid COVID-19
16:28 25/11/2020
(CPV) - Accommodative monetary stance sustained the growth of local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia, with currencies and equity markets gaining in early November, according to the latest quarterly issue of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Asia Bond Monitor.
27th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting opens
11:07 21/11/2020
The 27th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting opened on November 20 via video conference with leaders of 21 member economies taking part.
Australian minister highlights significance of RCEP amid global trade uncertainty
16:24 14/11/2020
Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham has recently emphasised the importance of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, which is expected to be signed on November 15 between 10 ASEAN countries and China, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), New Zealand and Australia.
Joe Biden elected US 46th President
07:10 08/11/2020
(CPV) – Democrat Joe Biden secured the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the US 2020 presidential election and become this country’s 46th President, major US media like CNN and NBC reported on November 7.
ASEAN officials gather at Socio-Cultural Community Council meeting
16:18 07/11/2020
The 24th meeting of the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council, the most important event of the ASCC this year, was held online on November 6 with the participation of 10 member countries’ officials, the ASEAN Secretary-General, and the bloc’s Secretariat.
Election 2020 in America
10:47 04/11/2020
Donald Trump and Joe Biden are vying for the presidency as a pandemic rages across the country. It has influenced every aspect of the campaign, from the conventions and debates to how voters cast their ballots. Millions have already voted, surpassing pre-election totals in 2016.
ASEAN+3 ministers agree to strengthen cultural, arts exchanges
11:06 24/10/2020
Culture ministers of the ASEAN Plus Three countries, including 10 ASEAN member states and China, Japan and the Republic of Korea, have agreed to strengthen multilateral cultural and arts exchanges despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
IMF: Cambodia to be fastest-growing economy in ASEAN by 2025
16:42 17/10/2020
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.
Singapore launches regional centre to prepare future of work
15:03 30/09/2020
Singapore has launched a regional centre to help ASEAN member states prepare for the future of work.