Indonesian scholar hails outcomes of AMM Retreat World

Indonesian scholar hails outcomes of AMM Retreat

Head of the ASEAN Studies Program at the Indonesia’s Habibie Centre Ahmad Ibrahim Almutaqqi said on January 20 that the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) Retreat held in the central city of Nha Trang from January 16-17 yielded impressive results, laying solid foundation for ASEAN Year 2020.
Bright growth outlook forecast for ASEAN+3 in 2020 World

Bright growth outlook forecast for ASEAN+3 in 2020

The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) paints a positive economic outlook for the ASEAN region, China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (RoK), projecting their growth to hit 4.9 percent in 2020.
CLMV senior economic officials meet in Hanoi Business

CLMV senior economic officials meet in Hanoi

Senior economic officials from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) gathered in Hanoi on January 12 for their 18th meeting hosted by the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
FTA to facilitate ASEAN – Hong Kong goods flow ASEAN

FTA to facilitate ASEAN – Hong Kong goods flow

The Vietnamese Government has issued a decree on Vietnam’s special preferential import tariffs for the implementation of the ASEAN-Hong Kong (China) Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA) in the 2019-2020.
Prime Minister receives Lao NA Chairwoman Politics

Prime Minister receives Lao NA Chairwoman

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomed Chairwoman of the Lao National Assembly (NA) Pany Yathotou during a reception in Hanoi on January 8, saying Vietnam always strives to support fraternal Lao people, including building the Lao NA House with quality and progress on schedule.
Thailand’s rice exports struggle to hit 8 million tonnes World

Thailand’s rice exports struggle to hit 8 million tonnes

Rice exports may fall below 8 million tonnes for 2019, with this year's prospects still uncertain because of a slew of risk factors such as the continued strong baht, natural disasters and emerging new rice exporters like Myanmar and China, local media reported.
Japan, China, RoK enhance banking cooperation with ASEAN World

Japan, China, RoK enhance banking cooperation with ASEAN

Government-backed development banks of Japan, China and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have signed an agreement with public and private financial institutions in Southeast Asia to meet growing demand for infrastructure projects in the fast-growing region.