Parliament leaders congratulate Vietnam on AIPA-41 Politics

Parliament leaders congratulate Vietnam on AIPA-41

Leaders of parliaments sent congratulations to National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on the Vietnamese NA’s successful hosting of the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-41) from September 8-10.
Indonesia adopts state budget bill into law World

Indonesia adopts state budget bill into law

The Government and House of Representatives of Indonesia passed the 2021 state budget bill into law on October 1, aiming at accelerating economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic and pushing for structural reforms to boost competitiveness.
AIPA members support parliamentary diplomacy, cooperation ASEAN

AIPA members support parliamentary diplomacy, cooperation

Heads of member legislatures of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) voiced their support for stronger parliamentary diplomacy and cooperation, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, at the first plenary session of the 41st AIPA General Assembly on September 8.
Indonesia steps up school digitalisation World

Indonesia steps up school digitalisation

The Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture is proposing a budget of 1.49 trillion RP (100 million USD) for school digitalisation programmes in a bid to reduce technological discrepancies by improving digital access to education.
AIPA 41 in strategic position to coordinate efforts against COVID-19: Philippine official World

AIPA 41 in strategic position to coordinate efforts against COVID-19: Philippine official

In the midst of uncertainty and seemingly unending health and economic shocks brought about by the COVID-19 global crisis, the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) is in a strategic position to serve as a platform to coordinate and integrate efforts of AIPA member parliaments to help stem the tide of the contagion, according to a Philippine official.
AIPA 41: Promoting regional efforts to fight COVID-19 ASEAN

AIPA 41: Promoting regional efforts to fight COVID-19

Even though the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) is held online, the event would be a great momentum for ASEAN Member of Parliaments to reaffirm their commitment and to accelerate the efforts for alleviating the adverse impact of the COVID-19 in the people’s livelihood, affirmed a senior official of the Indonesian House of Representatives.
Indonesian House of Representatives approves assistance funds to SOEs World

Indonesian House of Representatives approves assistance funds to SOEs

The Indonesian House of Representatives has approved the proposal for government assistance in the form of state capital participation (PMN), disbursement of government debt to State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and loan funds worth 151.15 trillion Rp (10.32 billion USD) for a number of SOEs.