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ASEAN

Business prerequisites still too costly: CIEM

Business

Business prerequisites still too costly: CIEM

Progress on deregulation of business prerequisites was still much below the goal, requiring greater cost-cutting efforts for businesses, the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) told a conference in Hanoi on November 14.

Thailand seeks to change date for 2019 ASEAN summit

World

Thailand seeks to change date for 2019 ASEAN summit

The Thai Government has proposed to host the first ASEAN summit in June, instead of the previously suggested date in April, when Thailand chairs the group in 2019, due to worries about a delay in the country’s next general election, according to Thai media on November 14.

PM highlights ASEAN commitments to strengthen ties with Japan

Politics

PM highlights ASEAN commitments to strengthen ties with Japan

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has underlined strong commitments of ASEAN in promoting and elevating the strategic partnership and comprehensive cooperation between the grouping and Japan for peace, stability and prosperity of each side as well as the whole region.

PM attends 2nd RCEP leaders’ meeting

Politics

PM attends 2nd RCEP leaders’ meeting

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) needs to be in the form of a cooperation framework that fosters trade and investment, rendering common prosperity for the region.

RoK bolsters cooperation with ASEAN

World

RoK bolsters cooperation with ASEAN

President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on November 14 invited leaders of Southeast Asian nations to attend special summits that the country will hold in 2019 to mark the 30th anniversary of relations between the RoK and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

PM attends 20th ASEAN-RoK Summit

Politics

PM attends 20th ASEAN-RoK Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and other ASEAN leaders lauded the New Southern Policy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and efforts by President Moon Jae-in in promoting the relations with ASEAN on the pillars of peace, prosperity and humans.