Indonesia accelerates tourism growth in 2023 ASEAN

Indonesia accelerates tourism growth in 2023

Indonesian President Joko Widodo emphasised that 2023 is expected to be an opportune time for recovering and expediting the growth of the country's tourism sector, with the government planning to hold several prominent events.
Fifth Thai-Lao bridge to open next year World

Fifth Thai-Lao bridge to open next year

The Thai government on January 28 announced that the fifth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge is set to open early next year which should help boost border exchanges not only between localities between Thailand and Laos but also trade in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), as it will speed up imports between Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and China (Yunnan).
Laos expects to serve 1.4 million tourists this year World

Laos expects to serve 1.4 million tourists this year

Laos expects to serve 1.4 million domestic and foreign tourists this year with revenue from the tourism sector expected to reach more than 340 million USD, according to the Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism.
Philippines reduces tariffs on imported EVs ASEAN

Philippines reduces tariffs on imported EVs

The President office of the Philippines recently announced that the country will reduce tariff rates on imported electric vehicles (EV), parts and components, to boost the EV market in the country.