Trade war will not affect RCEP: ASEAN Secretary-General World

Trade war will not affect RCEP: ASEAN Secretary-General

Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Lim Jock Hoi has expressed his confidence that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be completed in principle before Thailand’s chairmanship ends at the end of this year.
Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement

Vietnam and Cambodia have issued a joint statement on the occasion of the Vietnam visit by Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen from October 4 – 5 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Thai PM pushes implementation of SDGs at UN General Assembly World

Thai PM pushes implementation of SDGs at UN General Assembly

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to accelerate plans for Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) while attending the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 25.
Thailand devises policies to push economic development World

Thailand devises policies to push economic development

The Commerce Ministry of Thailand will push three policies to resolve the low price of five agricultural goods, increase cross-border exports and register geographical indication products for sale on e-commerce markets.
Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks World

Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks

Thailand’s Commerce Ministry has said it is ready to revise long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with the European Union (EU) and has scheduled public hearings nationwide before proceeding with proposals of the talks for cabinet approval by November.
RCEP talks to solve trade barriers and find mutual ground Business

RCEP talks to solve trade barriers and find mutual ground

The final round of negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) – a trade agreement between ten ASEAN member states and their six partners: Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand and the Republic of Korea – will focus on resolving issues and reaching mutual ground on market openness, trade freedom for goods and services as well as investment.
Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh pays official visit to Singapore Politics

Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh pays official visit to Singapore

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh met with Singaporean leaders on September 23, highlighting the importance of the countries’ strategic partnership to each side’s interests, as well as to the solidarity and development of the ASEAN Community.
EU – Thailand FTA talks to be resumed World

EU – Thailand FTA talks to be resumed

The European Union is ready to resume long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with Thailand, EU Ambassador to Thailand Pirkka Tapiola has affirmed.
Thailand works to speed up RCEP talks World

Thailand works to speed up RCEP talks

Thailand will hold bilateral negotiations with Japan, New Zealand and India in an attempt to finish talks on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by November.
ASEAN, China bolster trade partnership World

ASEAN, China bolster trade partnership

Economic ministers of the 10 ASEAN member countries and China have agreed to bolster the bilateral trade during their meeting on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM 51) in Bangkok.
ASEAN economic ministers meet in Thailand World

ASEAN economic ministers meet in Thailand

The 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM 51) and related meetings officially opened in Bangkok on September 6, bringing together economic leaders from the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and partner countries.
Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement Politics

Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement

Vietnam and Malaysia on August 28 issued a joint statement on the occasion of the official visit to Vietnam from August 26-28 by Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Prime Minister receives ASEAN Secretary General Politics

Prime Minister receives ASEAN Secretary General

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi have shared the view that ASEAN should further strengthen its internal solidarity and boost trade, during their meeting in Hanoi on August 27.