Southeast Asian nations post increasing COVID-19 cases World

Southeast Asian nations post increasing COVID-19 cases

The Lao Ministry of Health on January 5 confirmed additional 836 COVID-19 cases and eight more fatalities over the last 24 hours, lifting the country’s total infections and deaths to 14,787 and 409, respectively.
UN allocates 12 mln USD for Rai typhoon response in Philippines World

UN allocates 12 mln USD for Rai typhoon response in Philippines

UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths on December 23 announced a 12-million-USD rapid response allocation from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund to support the response to Typhoon Rai in the Philippines.
Vietnam, Japan hold environmental policy dialogue Environment

Vietnam, Japan hold environmental policy dialogue

Vietnamese Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha and Japanese Minister of the Environment Tsuyoshi Michael Yamaguchi have discussed measures to further foster cooperation between the two countries in the area of environment and climate change response, focusing on the implementation of commitments made by the Prime Ministers of the two nations at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26). ​
Efforts made to strengthen ASEAN-China relations World

Efforts made to strengthen ASEAN-China relations

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will attend the ASEAN-China Special Summit commemorating the 30th year of the ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations, which will be held virtually on November 22, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Vietnam plays active role in climate change response: ambassador Environment

Vietnam plays active role in climate change response: ambassador

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s attendance at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), to be held in Glasgow, the UK, from October 31 to November 3, demonstrates the Vietnamese Government’s determination and efforts in promoting and realising international commitments to climate change response.