ADB: Thailand’s economy to shrink by 8 percent in 2020 World

ADB: Thailand’s economy to shrink by 8 percent in 2020

Despite relatively effective containment of Covid-19, the impact of the pandemic on Thailand's economy has been more severe than expected and economic recovery remains elusive, with annual GDP poised to shrink by 8 percent, says the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
41st General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly opens Politics

41st General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly opens

The 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) themed “Parliamentary Diplomacy for a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN Community” opened in Hanoi on September 8 under the chair of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, Chair of the AIPA 41.
Philippines secures over 8.8 bln USD for COVID-19 response World

Philippines secures over 8.8 bln USD for COVID-19 response

The Philippines has so far secured a total of 8.83 billion USD in borrowings, loans and grant assistance for the government's COVID-19 response efforts from its development partners and the commercial markets, China’s Xinhua News Agency reported.