ASEAN’s efforts against COVID-19 lauded

ASEAN’s efforts against COVID-19 lauded

The Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) has coped with COVID-19 quite well with Vietnam serving as the ASEAN Chair 2020, heard an online seminar held by the Centre for International Law (CIL) under the National University of Singapore on May 20.

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Cambodia lifts ban on entry of visitors from six countries

Cambodia has lifted a ban on entry of visitors from Iran, Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the US that had been put in place to curb the spread of the COVID-19, the Health Ministry said on May 20.

Travellers allowed to transit through Singapore’s Changi Airport from June 2


Singapore will gradually allow travelers to transit through its Changi Airport from June 2, as the country is preparing to ease some COVID-19 restrictions and reopen its borders, announced the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) on May 20.

Vietnam yet to confirm COVID-19 patient infected while in Cambodia: Ambassador


Vietnam has yet to confirm when, where, and how Patient 315 contracted the COVID-19, Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh has said.

Southeast Asian countries report hundreds of new COVID patients


Indonesia confirmed 496 new COVID-19 patients on May 18, taking the total in the Southeast Asian country to 18,010.
Vietnam, Cambodia promote trade activities in border areas

PANO - The Asia-Africa Market Department under the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade, in association with several Departments of Industry and Trade of provinces bordering Cambodia, on May 21 held a teleconference on the problems and challenges associated with imported and exported goods crossing the shared border with Cambodia.

More support for Cambodian legislature in COVID-19 fight


PANO - The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) presented gifts to the NA and Senate of Cambodia on May 20 to help them in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Officials stress President Ho Chi Minh’s significant role in Lao revolution


Had it not been for the leadership and guidance of President Ho Chi Minh, the revolution in Laos would not have been as successful as it was, according to Sounthone Sayachak, Chairwoman of the External Relations Commission of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee.

Vietnam steps up preparations for 36th ASEAN Summit


The ASEAN 2020 National Committee convened its fifth meeting in Hanoi on May 15, focusing on preparations for the upcoming 36th ASEAN Summit.
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