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.
Indonesia helps tourism sector weather COVID-19  ASEAN

Indonesia helps tourism sector weather COVID-19

Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Wishnutama Kusubandio recently vowed to disburse an aid package worth 3.3 trillion IDR (224 million USD) for tourism-related businesses and local administrations.
Grassroots healthcare clinics to be upgraded Health

Grassroots healthcare clinics to be upgraded

Vietnam is one of the few countries with a complete healthcare network which had been widely expanded to villages to provide primary treatment to local people, Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen has said.
First bespoke research on self-care in Vietnam introduced Health

First bespoke research on self-care in Vietnam introduced

Vietnam is one of the countries enjoying a developed healthcare system in the ASEAN with nearly 90 percent of the population (about 84 million people) enjoying support from medical insurance, according to a report entitled “Power of Self-care in Achieving Health-for-All”.
Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19 Politics

Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19

To mark Singapore’s 55th National Day (August 9, 2020), Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong Siow Ping writes about Singapore’s growing Strategic Partnership with Vietnam, and how both countries have worked together to overcome challenges.
Poverty rate in Indonesia rises due to COVID-19 World

Poverty rate in Indonesia rises due to COVID-19

Indonesia saw the poverty rate rise to 9.78 percent in March from 9.22 percent last September, with 26.42 million people living below the poverty line as of March, according to Statistics Indonesia (BPS).