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 ASEAN affirms central role in creating new trade architecture: AEM-50

World

ASEAN affirms central role in creating new trade architecture: AEM-50

Through the negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has affirmed its central role in creating new regional trade architecture that contributes to the multilateral trading system and creating momentums to boost trade liberalisation and commercialisation.

President Tran Dai Quang congratulates upcoming AIPA-39

Politics

President Tran Dai Quang congratulates upcoming AIPA-39

President Tran Dai Quang has sent a letter of congratulations to Speaker of Parliament of Singapore Tan Chuan-Jin, President of the 39th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) General Assembly, on the event, scheduled for September 3-7 in Singapore.

ASEAN, Northeast Asian partners to boost economic linkages

World

ASEAN, Northeast Asian partners to boost economic linkages

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its Northeast Asian partners - China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) - have reaffirmed commitments to promoting cooperation and economic integration to build a free and open East Asia region amid growing protectionism.

ASEAN businesses boost anti-corruption efforts

World

ASEAN businesses boost anti-corruption efforts

The top listed ASEAN companies have been improving their anti-corruption activities over the past two years, according to the Study on Corporate Disclosure on Business Integrity in ASEAN, which was announced at the ASEAN Responsible Business Forum (ARBF) in Singapore on August 27-28.

Canada eyes free trade with ASEAN

ASEAN

Canada eyes free trade with ASEAN

Canada wants free trade with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), said the country’s Trade Minister Jim Carr on August 27 on the eve of his trip to Thailand and Singapore.

ASEAN becomes RoK’s second-largest export market

World

ASEAN becomes RoK’s second-largest export market

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s exports to 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN) in the first half of 2018 gained 5.9 percent to 48.93 billion USD, making the bloc its second-largest export market.