Cambodia faces risk of COVID-19 spreading to more localities

Cambodia faces risk of COVID-19 spreading to more localities

Cambodia is facing the possibility of more provinces being affected by the prevailing COVID-19 February 20 Community Event which broke out on the same date in the capital.

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Singapore supports ASEAN’s efforts in improving Rakhine situation

Singapore strongly supports efforts by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to improve the situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, and is willing to send more aids to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan has stated.

Thailand mulls COVID-19 vaccine passports to boost tourism sector


Thailand is considering COVID-19 vaccine passports and quarantine exemption in an effort to boost the ailing tourism sector as inoculation rolled out worldwide, China’s Xinhua News Agency has reported.

Singapore is the world's freest economy: Heritage Foundation


Singapore's economy has been ranked the freest in the world this year in the Heritage Foundation's 2021 Index of Economic Freedom, the second year in a row it topped the list.

Vietnam attends ASEAN-China Joint Cooperation Committee’s 22nd meeting


PANO – The 22nd meeting of the ASEAN-China Joint Cooperation Committee (ACJCC) took place virtually on March 5. Ambassador Nguyen Hai Bang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to ASEAN, attended the event.
27th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Retreat adopts 10 initiatives, priorities

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh attended the 27th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Retreat held via videoconference on March 2 and 3, during which he and other delegates approved 10 initiatives and priorities for economic cooperation in 2021.

Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting issues Chair’s Statement


An informal meeting via videoconference of foreign ministers of 10 ASEAN member states took place on March 2 and ended with the release of a Chair's Statement. The following is the full text of the document:

Vietnam’s new representative to ASEAN presents credentials


Ambassador Nguyen Hai Bang presented his letter of credential to ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi at a virtual ceremony on February 26, officially becoming Vietnam’s representative to the ASEAN.

Vietnam urges int’l community to work with ASEAN on Myanmar issue


Vietnam’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has called on the international community to assist ASEAN in preventing risks of violence and helping millions of people in Myanmar who are bearing the economic brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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