June 21, 2021

Day: May 10, 2021

Miscellaneous

Can Taiwan’s Silicon Shield Protect It against China’s Aggression?

TAIPEI – The global shortage of semiconductors, or microchips — the “brains” in all electronic devices, has heightened the geopolitical significance of Taiwan and its chip-making sector. The island is home to the world’s largest contract chipmaker: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC). Many describe Taiwan’s strength in microchips as its “silicon shield,” which can protect […]

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Miscellaneous

ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update Week 18, 03 – 09 May 2021

A total of 26 disasters (7 floods, 3 landslides, 4 storms and 12 windsrelated) affected the region in week 18. These disasters occurred in Cambodia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) reported that strong winds and storms occurred in Bântéay Méanchey, Kampong Speu, Kampong Cham, Kratie, Oddar Meanchey, Koh Kong, […]

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Miscellaneous

His Excellency PRAK Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, chaired the meeting of the National Commission for Organizing the ASEAN Summits

In the morning of 10 May 2021, His Excellency PRAK Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, chaired the meeting of the National Commission for Organizing the ASEAN Summits and Related Meetings in 2022 via videoconference. Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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Health Protection

Samdech Heng Samrin Receives Second Shot of COVID-19 Vaccine

AKP Phnom Penh, National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin and his wife received their second vaccinations against the virus that causes COVID-19 on Monday. Samdech Heng Samrin and Samdech Thomvisuth Vongsa Sao Ty got their AstraZeneca shots at the National Assembly — two months after receiving their first shots at Calmette […]

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