ASEAN should be well-prepared for economic "headwinds" World

ASEAN should be well-prepared for economic "headwinds"

Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should prioritise progress on regional initiatives to cope with major economic headwinds in the context of increasing US-China trade tensions, according to eastasiaforum.org.
Initiatives help remove economic headwinds facing ASEAN in 2019 World

Initiatives help remove economic headwinds facing ASEAN in 2019

Member countries of ASEAN need to give priority to promoting ASEAN Economic Community 2025 (AEC2025) and concluding Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations to deal with economic headwinds in 2019, according to a recent article on the website https://www.eurasiareview.com.
Myanmar to fully join AEC in 2018 ASEAN

Myanmar to fully join AEC in 2018

Myanmar will only be able to join the AEC in 2018 since the country is yet to stand ready for a full integration, said the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI).
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Joint Declaration of 5th GMS Summit

Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) leaders adopted a joint declaration of their fifth summit in Bangkok , Thailand on December 20, committing to the inclusive and sustainable development of the subregion, especially the effective management and use of Mekong River water resources.
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Vietnam, Russia strive for 7 billion USD in trade by 2015

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on November 25 had a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Sochi city, during which they agreed to work harder to raise bilateral trade to 7 billion USD by 2015 and 10 billion USD by 2020.
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Deputy PM highlights China-ASEAN Expo

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh delivered remarks at the opening ceremony of the 11th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) in China’s Nanning city on September 16, describing the expo as a successful model of cooperation between the two sides.
ASEAN unifies aviation regulations World

ASEAN unifies aviation regulations

ASEAN aviation officials gathered in Yangon, Myanmar on May 7 to make aviation regulations and laws uniformity in the region as part of efforts to create an ASEAN single aviation market.
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VN attends ASEAN investor seminar in Hong Kong

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung attended the ninth annual ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Investor Seminar (AFMIS), which was opened in Hong Kong special administrative region, China on October 9. 

APEC ministers seek to broaden free trade area World

APEC ministers seek to broaden free trade area

Ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum have affirmed the need to take “concrete steps” toward the goal of creating a region-wide free trade area, and to resist protectionism.