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ASEAN, UN review progress of cooperation projects
03/09/2021
Ambassador Nguyen Hai Bang, Vietnam’s Permanent Representative to ASEAN, on September 1 attended the virtual Interface between the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN (CPR) and the United Nations (UN) Delegation.
Southeast Asian nations step up measures against COVID-19
10:25 12/08/2021
Cambodia’s Phnom Penh authorities have ordered extending the night curfew by seven days to August 19.
Bhutan launch construction of satellite clinics at Babena, Thimphu
09:14 12/08/2021
(CPV) - Bhutan’s Ministry of Health and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held a groundbreaking ceremony on August 11th 2021 for the construction of satellite clinics in urban peripheries in Thimphu and Phuentsholing. The project has been supported by a USD20 million Health Sector Development Program of ADB.
Significant milestones in development of ASEAN
09:08 12/08/2021
Since its official establishment in 1967, the Assocation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has obtained significant achievements.
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.
IIFL Home Finance to promote green, affordable housing in India
16:35 11/08/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and IIFL Home Finance Limited (IIFL) have signed an agreement for a USD1 million technical assistance (TA) that will help promote green and affordable housing solutions in India.
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.
Philippines sees fastest growth in over 30 years
09:52 11/08/2021
The Philippine economy posted the fastest year-on-year growth in more than three decades in the second quarters of 2021.
ADB appoints new Country Director for Pakistan
09:46 11/08/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced it has appointed Yong Ye as its new Country Director for Pakistan, effective immediately.