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Indonesia’s currency may continue weakening

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Indonesia’s currency may continue weakening

The exchange rate of the rupiah, Indonesia’s currency, of banks in Jakarta is forecast to continue falling after a series of demonstrations protesting the results of vote counting of the General Elections Commission.

PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

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PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse and the high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived in Hanoi on November 15 evening, concluding a trip to Singapore for the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related summits at the invitation of his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong.

Thailand to issue vision statement for ASEAN Year 2019

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Thailand to issue vision statement for ASEAN Year 2019

Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-ocha will deliver a vision statement in preparation for the country’s 2019 ASEAN Chairmanship at the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore from November 13-15, the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.

Private sector’s role in global trade highlighted

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Private sector’s role in global trade highlighted

Nearly 400 representatives of Governments and businesses, and experts at the New Economy Forum in Singapore on November 6-7 agreed on the need to promote the private economic sector in order to increase the firm connectivity of the global trade.

IMF forecasts higher growth for Thailand

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IMF forecasts higher growth for Thailand

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its Thai economic growth projections for this year and next from 3.9 percent to 4.6 percent and 3.8 percent to 3.9 percent, respectively.

Significant outcomes recorded in PM Phuc’s Indonesia trip: official

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Significant outcomes recorded in PM Phuc’s Indonesia trip: official

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s participation in the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – World Bank (WB) Group annual meetings in Bali, Indonesia, and his visit to the archipelago nation on October 11 and 12 reaped fruitful outcomes, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung said.

ASEAN reaffirms commitment on multilateral trade system

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ASEAN reaffirms commitment on multilateral trade system

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have reaffirmed commitment to upholding the open and rules-based multilateral trading system which has underpinned the countries’ economic growth during a meeting between ASEAN leaders.