Indonesia: Jakarta eases large-scale social restrictions World

Indonesia: Jakarta eases large-scale social restrictions

Jakarta capital of Indonesia has begun easing large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) over two weeks since October 12, following a slowdown in the growth of new COVID-19 infections after a partial lockdown was re-imposed in the city on September 14.
Deputy PM: Vietnam supports Myanmar in COVID-19 fight Politics

Deputy PM: Vietnam supports Myanmar in COVID-19 fight

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh cabled a message of sympathy to State Counsellor and Foreign Minister of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi and Union Minister for International Cooperation Kyaw Tin on the recent complicated developments of COVID-19 pandemic with rising infection cases recorded in the country.
Cambodia serves over 1.11 million travellers in Pchum Ben festival World

Cambodia serves over 1.11 million travellers in Pchum Ben festival

More than 1.11 million domestic and foreign tourists traveled in Cambodia during the three-day Pchum Ben festival, or Ancestor's Day, after the COVID-19 situation has been brought under control, Xinhua news agency reported, citing a report by Cambodia’s Tourism Ministry.
Australia assists ASEAN’s post-pandemic recovery ASEAN

Australia assists ASEAN’s post-pandemic recovery

Australia said it will offer the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) a 60-million-USD package under the Partnerships for Recovery programme to support the region in COVID-19 related health security, stability and economic recovery.
Congratulations to new Prime Minister of Japan Politics

Congratulations to new Prime Minister of Japan

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 16 extended congratulations to Suga Yoshihide as the latter was officially named the new Prime Minister of Japan following a vote in the country’s Parliament on the day.
Malaysia, China enhance bilateral cooperation World

Malaysia, China enhance bilateral cooperation

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin met with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe in Kuala Lumpur on September 7, during which they discussed cooperation between the two countries.