Thailand prepares for hosting APEC 2022 ASEAN

Thailand prepares for hosting APEC 2022

The Government of Thailand has kick-started preparations for the country’s hosting of the 2022 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting and other related meetings.
Thailand’s rice exports remain gloomy this year World

Thailand’s rice exports remain gloomy this year

Thailand’s rice exports are expected to recover slightly from an estimated 5.8 million tonnes in 2020, which was the lowest in 20 years due to weak global purchasing power caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a container shortage and the strong baht.
Malaysia promotes free data flow within ASEAN ASEAN

Malaysia promotes free data flow within ASEAN

Policies and regulations on free flow of data across the countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) must be realised urgently to further promote digitalisation and its growing participation in the region, according to Malaysia’s national news agency Bernama.
Malaysia re-imposes movement control order World

Malaysia re-imposes movement control order

Malaysia re-applied the Movement Control Order (MCO) from January 13 to 26 in various locations as the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) was no longer effective, said Noor Hisham, a high-ranking official of the Malaysian Ministry of Health.
Japan adjusts entry policy for foreigners World

Japan adjusts entry policy for foreigners

Japan will suspend the entry of business people from 11 countries and territories, including Vietnam, into the country as part of its efforts to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kyodo News reported on January 13.