Seminar talks Laos’ economic prospects Business

Seminar talks Laos’ economic prospects

The Vietnamese Embassy and the Vietnam Business Association for Cooperation and Investment in Laos held a seminar in Vientiane on October 11 to discuss Laos’ economic prospects and impacts on Vietnamese enterprises in the country.
ASEAN continues to promote trade facilitation ASEAN

ASEAN continues to promote trade facilitation

The ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) was satisfied with negotiations over ASEAN trade facilitation procedures, in which all members agreed to form and implement guidelines on non-tariff measures, said the Thai Ministry of Commerce.
ASEAN promotes sustainable infrastructure connectivity World

ASEAN promotes sustainable infrastructure connectivity

The first 2019 meeting of the ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee (ACCC) and the third meeting of the Lead Implementing Body for Sustainable Infrastructure (LIB-SI) took place in Jakarta, Indonesia from March 25-26.
ASEAN pays tribute to late Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan ASEAN

ASEAN pays tribute to late Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan

The ASEAN Secretariat and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-organised an event in Jakarta, Indonesia, on December 3 to commemorate late Surin Pitsuwa, who served as 12th ASEAN Secretary-General from 2008-2012.
SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited Business

SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited

Although Vietnam has focused on increasing labour productivity and overall productivity growth, there have been relatively few opportunities for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to get customised support as they grow, said Max Bulakovskiy, policy analyst in Global Relations at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Second ASEAN-India workshop on blue economy held ASEAN

Second ASEAN-India workshop on blue economy held

he second ASEAN-India Workshop on Blue Economy took place in New Delhi on July 18, attracting over 60 delegates, including government officials, scholars, and researchers from ASEAN and India.
Tokyo workshop celebrates 50 years of ASEAN ASEAN

Tokyo workshop celebrates 50 years of ASEAN

A workshop focusing on the 50-year history of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was held in Tokyo, Japan on August 8 on the occasion of the bloc’s jubilee anniversary.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc greets ASEAN Secretary-General Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc greets ASEAN Secretary-General

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 18 received ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh and President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) Hidetoshi Nishimura, who are in Hanoi for a talk on measures to boost intra-bloc links.
ASEAN, Canada agree to promote role of SMEs World

ASEAN, Canada agree to promote role of SMEs

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Canada have agreed to promote the role of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in regional economic development during the 14th ASEAN-Canada Dialogue Meeting in Ottawa.