Deputy PM talks with US business community Business

Deputy PM talks with US business community

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh on September 22 met representatives from the US Chamber of Commerce, the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) and US firms operating in many different areas in New York.
HSBC lowers Vietnam’s inflation forecast to 3.5 percent Business

HSBC lowers Vietnam’s inflation forecast to 3.5 percent

HSBC has lowered its forecast on Vietnam’s inflation rate in 2022 to 3.5 percent from its earlier prediction of 3.7 percent due to the stable domestic food price, which is expected to help curb the country’s headline inflation, according to a report released by the bank on June 14.
Indonesia eyes to export excess electricity to ASEAN ASEAN

Indonesia eyes to export excess electricity to ASEAN

The Trade Ministry of Indonesia has called for progress to promote the ASEAN Power Grid (APG) initiative, which can help the country deal with its current electricity oversupply, including by exporting excess power to neighbouring countries.
ASEAN countries discuss response to food security concerns ASEAN

ASEAN countries discuss response to food security concerns

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), in collaboration with the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), on June 1 organised a forum themed “Transforming the Food System in ASEAN post COVID-19: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns”.
 Cambodia sees strong rise in tourist number World

Cambodia sees strong rise in tourist number

With the threat of COVID-19 receding, the number foreign tourist arrivals to Cambodia has gone up sharply with the first four months of this year recording visits by 230,000 international tourists, an increase of 180 percent compared to the same period in 2021, according to the statistics from country’s Ministry of Tourism.
ASEAN+3 agree to foster regional financial cooperation ASEAN

ASEAN+3 agree to foster regional financial cooperation

Ten ASEAN countries and three partners of Japan, China and the Republic of Korea have agreed to strengthen financial cooperation in the region to cope with negative impacts from the Russia-Ukraine conflict and COVID-19 pandemic.
ASEAN countries win four awards at World Expo 2020 Dubai ASEAN

ASEAN countries win four awards at World Expo 2020 Dubai

Four out of 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states’ pavilions were presented with awards at the World Expo 2020 Dubai on March 30 by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), before the expo closed on March 31.