Building resilience to drought in Southeast Asia World

Building resilience to drought in Southeast Asia

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) have released the Ready for the Dry Years: Building Resilience to Drought in Southeast Asia report.
Indonesian diplomat highlights significance of RCEP signing World

Indonesian diplomat highlights significance of RCEP signing

The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement is ASEAN’s most outstanding achievement this year, Permanent Representative of Indonesia to ASEAN Ambassador Ade Padmo Sarwono said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA)’s correspondent in Jakarta on November 18.
Thailand puts forth four main issues at 31st APEC Ministerial Meeting World

Thailand puts forth four main issues at 31st APEC Ministerial Meeting

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai called for building an inclusive, resilient, sustainable and innovative future for Asia-Pacific while attending the 31st APEC Ministerial Meeting (AMM) held recently via video conference by Malaysia.
Thailand earmarks 200 million USD for COVID-19 vaccine World

Thailand earmarks 200 million USD for COVID-19 vaccine

Thailand’s Cabinet on November 17 gave permission to the Ministry of Public Health to pay 6 billion baht (200 million USD) and reserve 26 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine developed by British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca.
Foreign officials, media highlight signing of RCEP World

Foreign officials, media highlight signing of RCEP

Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany Peter Altmaier has welcomed the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement between 15 signatories in Asia-Pacific.
Foreign leaders appreciate RCEP’s strategic significance World

Foreign leaders appreciate RCEP’s strategic significance

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on November 15 that the signing of the long-waited Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement showed the region’s shared commitment to open trade and investment, despite the challenges of COVID-19.
Thai PM proposes three areas for UN to assist ASEAN World

Thai PM proposes three areas for UN to assist ASEAN

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha proposed three areas which the United Nations (UN) can support ASEAN in addressing the unfinished business and advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while addressing the 11th ASEAN-UN Summit held via videoconference on November 15.
Thailand underlines multilateral cooperation in ASEAN summits ASEAN

Thailand underlines multilateral cooperation in ASEAN summits

Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha underlined the significance of multilateral cooperation in bringing COVID-19 under control and sustainable economic recovery while attending the online 12th Mekong-Japan Summit on November 13.