Indonesia emphasizes the role of the ASEAN Five-Point Consensus on Myanmar

In a phone call with Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) emphasized the importance of implementing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Five-Point Consensus on Myanmar. Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: AFP/VNA According to the Vietnam News Agency correspondent in Jakarta, the Indonesian Foreign Ministry released a press … Read more

COVID-19 in ASEAN by the end of January 21: The whole bloc exceeded 16 million cases; Laos considers easing entry regulations

According to the statistics of worldometers.info, as of 23:59 on January 21, countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) recorded 60,751 new cases of COVID-19 and 359 deaths. Laos considers easing regulations against the COVID-19 epidemic. Photo: Xinhua By the end of January 21, the total number of cases in Southeast Asia had … Read more

COVID-19 in ASEAN ends January 20: New cases in the Philippines are still high; Malaysia to vaccinate children from 5-11 years old

According to statistics site worldometers.info, on January 20, ASEAN member states recorded 64,111 cases of COVID-19 and 304 deaths. The total number of infected people in ASEAN since the beginning of the epidemic has been 15,961,978 cases, of which 311,210 people died. Medical staff take samples to test for COVID-19 for people in Quezon, Philippines, … Read more

COVID-19 in ASEAN ends January 19: Laos plans to reopen schools; Countries agree to open up the tourism industry

According to the statistics of worldometers.info, as of 23:59 on January 19, countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) recorded 51,779 new cases of COVID-19 and 262 deaths. The total number of cases in this region has so far exceeded 15,915,886 cases and 311,029 deaths. Medical staff transport the body of a COVID-19 … Read more

ASEAN agrees to reopen tourism industry

On January 19, the Tourism Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to reopen the ASEAN tourism industry to revive this industry in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. View of the Angkor Wat temple complex in Siem Reap province, Cambodia. Photo: AFP/VNA Under the chairmanship of Cambodian Tourism Minister Thong Khon, … Read more

COVID-19 in ASEAN by the end of January 17: The epidemic increased sharply in the Philippines; Laos advises people not to gather in large numbers

According to the statistics of worldometers.info, as of 23:59 on January 17, countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) recorded 64,726 new cases of COVID-19 and 238 deaths. The total number of cases in this region has so far exceeded 15,795,700 cases and 310,502 deaths. Health workers give people a COVID-19 vaccine in … Read more

The US is ‘losing’ to China in Southeast Asia

As the United States seeks to strengthen its presence in Southeast Asia through diplomacy, China is also promoting regional cooperation with trade and investment deals. According to Professor Syed Munir Khasru, President of the Institute of Policy, Advocacy and Governance (IPAG), an international think-tank, in the South China Morning Post (scmp.com) on 13/03. 1, the … Read more

COVID-19 in ASEAN ended January 15: The whole bloc added 69,591 cases; New cases in the Philippines hit a record high for 3 consecutive days

According to statistics site worldometers.info, on January 15, ASEAN member states recorded 69,591 cases of COVID-19 and 226 deaths. The total number of infected people in ASEAN since the beginning of the epidemic has been 15,649,303 cases, of which 309,926 people died. Health workers give children a COVID-19 vaccine in Taguig, Philippines, December 6, 2021. … Read more

COVID-19 to 6:00 on January 15: The US leads the world in new cases and deaths; WHO considers adding a list of drugs to treat COVID-19

In the past 24 hours, the world recorded an additional 2,466,802 cases of COVID-19 and 7,187 deaths. The total number of COVID-19 cases globally exceeded 322 million, of which over 5.54 million people did not survive. Medical staff treat COVID-19 patients at a hospital in Cremona, Italy on January 11, 2022. Photo: AFP/VNA According to … Read more

COVID-19 in ASEAN by the end of January 14: The whole bloc has over 63,000 positive cases; Indonesia lifts entry ban from 14 countries

According to the statistics of worldometers.info, as of 23:59 on January 14, countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) recorded an additional 63,443 new cases of COVID-19 and 281 deaths. The total number of cases in this region has so far exceeded 15,554,700 cases and 309,669 deaths. Passengers check in at Suvarnabhumi International … Read more