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USD180 million ADB loan to improve water supply in Yangon city, Myanmar
30/09/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD180 million loan to construct a 34-kilometer water transmission system that will help transfer 818 million liters of water a day to Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar.
ADB President: Rebuilding from COVID-19 Requires Green, Resilient, Inclusive Actions
10:26 01/09/2020
(CPV) - SDGs and related targets in the Paris Agreement on climate change provide strong frameworks for the recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Asia and the Pacific, ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa said at a high-level event hosted by UN-ESCAP on August 31 focusing on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond in Asia and the Pacific.
ASEAN, partners agree to promote post-COVID-19 economic cooperation
10:12 31/08/2020
The Economic Ministers of ASEAN member states and their partner countries on August 28 emphasised the importance of further strengthening regional economic cooperation and promoting economic growth post COVID-19.
Cambodia backs use of digital technology
10:00 31/08/2020
Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak called for the use of digital technology to restore trust between businesses and customers, during the 52nd Meeting of ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-52) on August 29.
Japan calls for peaceful settlement of East Sea issue
15:37 29/08/2020
Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on August 28 called on parties involved in the East Sea issue to pursue the peaceful settlement of conflicts based on international law.
ASEAN economic ministers hold consultations with partners
14:52 29/08/2020
ASEAN Economic Ministers held online consultations on August 28 with external partners - China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (RoK) - within the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings.
ASEAN, Russia work to shore up supply chains
11:26 29/08/2020
ASEAN Economic Ministers joined an online consultation with Russia on August 28 as part of the 52nd meeting of the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-52).
Ministers meet to promote RCEP signing by year’s end
18:05 27/08/2020
The 8th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting was held online on August 27 under the chair of Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
US sanctions Chinese firms, individuals for illegal construction of artificial islands in East Sea
17:46 27/08/2020
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in the US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced on August 26 that it added 24 Chinese companies to the Entity List for their involvement in the illegal construction of artificial islands in the East Sea.
Cambodian PM shares vision for future Mekong-Lancang Cooperation
11:45 26/08/2020
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen emphasised the importance of the regional cooperation among the Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) member nations.