Thailand allows foreigners to own land ASEAN

Thailand allows foreigners to own land

Thailand’s cabinet on October 25 approved the Interior Ministry's proposal to allow foreigners to hold land ownership of up to one rai (roughly 0.16 hectares) for residential purposes.
Malaysian government ratifies CPTPP World

Malaysian government ratifies CPTPP

Malaysia has officially ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) following years of careful deliberation and consultation by the government, becoming the 9th nation to have approved the deal.
Indonesia, India discuss IPEF regional cooperation World

Indonesia, India discuss IPEF regional cooperation

Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto recently met Indian Minister of Trade and Industry Piyush Goyal in the US to discuss the benefits of Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) regional cooperation.
Singapore's GDP expands by 3.4 percent in Q1 World

Singapore's GDP expands by 3.4 percent in Q1

Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry recently announced that the country's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 3.4 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2022, moderating from the 6.1 percent growth in the previous quarter, reported Xinhua news agency.
Singapore economy posts 7.6 percent growth in 2021 World

Singapore economy posts 7.6 percent growth in 2021

The Singapore economy grew by 7.6 percent in 2021, compared to a previous estimate of 7.2 percent, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has said, while the growth forecast for this year has been maintained at 3-5 percent.
Malaysia leads Southest Asia in FDI attraction in 2022 World

Malaysia leads Southest Asia in FDI attraction in 2022

Malaysia has outpaced other emerging Southeast Asia peers as the most attractive country for foreign direct investment in the 2022 Milken Institute Global Opportunity Index released on January 27, said the Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry on January 28.
Malaysia ready to ratify RCEP World

Malaysia ready to ratify RCEP

Malaysia's Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) on January 21 announced that the country submitted its Instrument of Ratification (IOR) to the ASEAN Secretariat on January 17, becoming ready to be the 12th member state to ratify the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP).
Power Development Plan VIII under revision again Business

Power Development Plan VIII under revision again

The draft Power Development Plan VIII is being revised again and expected to be submitted to the Prime Minister for approval in the first quarter of 2022, an official said in a press conference of the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoIT) on January 12.
Virtual Vietnam Foodexpo 2021 kicks off Business

Virtual Vietnam Foodexpo 2021 kicks off

The Virtual Vietnam Foodexpo 2021 kicked off on December 7, expected to help enterprises boost displaying, business matching, and cooperation activities on the digital platform.