ASEAN optimistic about finalisation of RCEP ASEAN

ASEAN optimistic about finalisation of RCEP

The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its six trading partners remain optimistic about making a breakthrough on the long-delayed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal, Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit.
ASEAN should be well-prepared for economic "headwinds" World

ASEAN should be well-prepared for economic "headwinds"

Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should prioritise progress on regional initiatives to cope with major economic headwinds in the context of increasing US-China trade tensions, according to eastasiaforum.org.
Initiatives help remove economic headwinds facing ASEAN in 2019 World

Initiatives help remove economic headwinds facing ASEAN in 2019

Member countries of ASEAN need to give priority to promoting ASEAN Economic Community 2025 (AEC2025) and concluding Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations to deal with economic headwinds in 2019, according to a recent article on the website https://www.eurasiareview.com.
Commercial banks race to expand foreign investments Business

Commercial banks race to expand foreign investments

Vietnamese commercial banks are racing to develop their networks by opening representative offices and subsidiaries in foreign nations, paving the way for them to expand their overseas operations, according to market watchers.
Vietnam seeks ways to increase exports to ASEAN Business

Vietnam seeks ways to increase exports to ASEAN

Vietnamese businesses have not yet tapped opportunities brought by the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) to boost exports to the ASEAN market, said experts at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on October 10.
Challenges posed for ASEAN labourers Videos

Challenges posed for ASEAN labourers

With over 600 million people, the AEC is the third largest labour market in the world. It is expected to create a lucrative market for the skilled workforce.
WEF ASEAN 2018’s theme relevant and timely: ADB Vice President Politics

WEF ASEAN 2018’s theme relevant and timely: ADB Vice President

The theme proposed by Vietnam for the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF-ASEAN) this year, “ASEAN 4.0: Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4),” is very relevant and timely, said Vice President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Stephen P. Groff.
AEC helps Vietnam gain firm foothold in ASEAN market Business

AEC helps Vietnam gain firm foothold in ASEAN market

After 23 years joining the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Vietnam’s economy has connected closely with the bloc’s economy, especially after the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) was set up in late 2015, said Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
Vietnam Print Pack & Foodtech 2018 opens in HCM City Society

Vietnam Print Pack & Foodtech 2018 opens in HCM City

The Vietnam Print Pack Foodtech 2018 Expo opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Conference Centre in District 7 of Ho Chi Minh City on August 29, drawing more than 380 enterprises from 11 countries and territories including Vietnam, Australia, Canada, Germany, and Japan.