WB forecasts Cambodia’s economy grows 7 percent in 2019 World

WB forecasts Cambodia’s economy grows 7 percent in 2019

Cambodia’s economy is projected to expand 7 percent in 2019, lower than the rate of 7.5 percent recorded in the previous year as export moderate in line with a fall in global demand, according to the World Bank (WB)’s report.
Myanmar strives to lure foreign investment World

Myanmar strives to lure foreign investment

State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi on January 28 urged global investors to pour their money into Myanmar, seeking to offset the negative impact of the Rohingya crisis and slow pace of economic reforms.
Malaysian, Argentinean firms to set oil joint venture World

Malaysian, Argentinean firms to set oil joint venture

Argentina’s state-controlled energy company YPF and Malaysia’s Petronas will form a joint venture to invest 2.3 billion USD over the next four years in the Latin American country’s Vaca Muerta shale oil fields.
PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore Politics

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 World

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 World

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 World

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 Politics

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.