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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.
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.
UNICEF support rollout of vaccines for children in Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu against infectious diseases, cervical cancer
16:03 10/08/2021
(CPV) - The rollout of vaccines to protect children against cervical cancer, pneumonia, and rotavirus has begun in Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu.
Pakistan deploys safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines
16:17 09/08/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a USD500 million loan on August 6th 2021 to help the Government of Pakistan procure and deploy safe and effective coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines and strengthen the country’s capacity to implement its vaccination program.
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.
Timor-Leste invests USD47 million to provide safe, reliable water supply, sanitation services
10:15 07/08/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Timor-Leste have signed a USD47 million loan to help provide safe, reliable, and affordable water supply and sanitation services to about 62,000 people living in Lospalos, Viqueque, and Same.
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.