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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.
ASEAN, EU maintain support for higher education internationalisation
16:35 02/08/2021
The European Union’s Support to Higher Education in ASEAN Region (SHARE) Programme has recently held its 12th Policy Dialogue Webinar Series with the main theme “Creating a Resilient and Sustainable ASEAN Higher Education Space”.
Indonesia to build a global vaccine manufacturing centre
11:14 02/08/2021
Indonesian Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin said his country is working with the World Health Organization (WHO) to finalise a deal in building a COVID-19 vaccine producing centre.
Myanmar pledges to cooperate with ASEAN’s special envoy
11:08 02/08/2021
Chairman of the State Administration Council of Myanmar Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has promised the organisation of new elections, while saying the government of Myanmar is ready to work with any special envoy appointed the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
COVID-19 remains rampant in Southeast Asia nations
14:28 31/07/2021
The Delta variant of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which was first detected in India, has continued to spread in Southeast Asian nations, with Indonesia recording the highest rate of infection.
ASEAN-China trade surges 85 times in 30 years
16:16 30/07/2021
Trade between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has skyrocketed by 85 times since the two sides established their dialogue relations 30 years ago.
Webinar highlights Canada-ASEAN connections in business, education
16:01 30/07/2021
Experts from Canada and ASEAN member countries as well as leaders of businesses of both sides gathered at an online conference on July 29 by York University's Centre for Asian Studies to discuss the Canada-ASEAN connectivity, especially in business and education.
ADB supports Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan to expand trade finance in the country
15:46 30/07/2021
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program (TSCFP) has signed an agreement with Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan Limited (DIBPL) to support trade in Pakistan.
Laos prepares for reopening tourism under new normal conditions
11:52 30/07/2021
The government of Laos has instructed the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism to coordinate with localities nationwide to prepare for the reopening of its tourism under “new normal” conditions.
Southeast Asian nations resolved to stamp out COVID-19
11:21 30/07/2021
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Jul 28 ordered his government to open the coronavirus vaccination campaign for anyone who wants a shot as his country scrambles to protect the population from more transmissible variants.