BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 6 April 2017 – Safe and decent work is a priority in the ASEAN cooperation in labour. On 4-5 April, occupational safety and health  officials from ten ASEAN Member States gathered at the 18th ASEAN-Occupational Safety and Health Network (ASEAN-OSHNET) Coordinating Board Meeting (CBM-18) in Bandar Seri Begawan to update their cooperation.. read more →

2015 Apr 10
April 10, 2015

New HIV cases breach 600 mark

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NEW cases of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the Philippines have breached the 600 mark for the first time last February. According to the Department of Health (DOH), 646 new HIV cases were reported in February, 33 percent higher than in the same period last year (486 cases). read more →

2013 Dec 01
December 1, 2013

ASEAN marks World AIDS Day 2013

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Sunday marked the World AIDS Day with the theme “Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation.” read more →

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of premature death and disability from disease in Thailand and the death toll is rising in some other Southeast Asian countries, findings from a new U.S. study published on Wednesday showed. read more →

HONG KONG — A new United Nations report on H.I.V.-AIDS has some encouraging findings, notably dramatic reductions in new infections in southern Africa, although several countries in Asia now have infection rates 25 percent higher than they were a decade ago. read more →