Vietnamese PM attends ASEAN+3 Summit in Bangkok ASEAN

Vietnamese PM attends ASEAN+3 Summit in Bangkok

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 22ndASEAN Plus Three (China, Japan and the Republic of Korea) Summit in Bangkok, Thailand,on Nov 4 as part of the ongoing 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits.
ASEAN finance ministers, central bank governors meet in Thailand World

ASEAN finance ministers, central bank governors meet in Thailand

The 23rd ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting (AFMM) and the fifth ASEAN Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' Meeting (AFMGM) took place in Chiang Rai, Thailand, on April 5 under the chair of Thai Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong and Governor of Thai Central Bank Veerathai Santiprabhob.
WWF report warns ASEAN banks World

WWF report warns ASEAN banks

A new World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) report finds that ASEAN’s biggest banks are increasingly aware of the impact their businesses have on the environment and society, but are slow to act on the huge potential they hold in addressing climate change and financing sustainable food, energy and infrastructure systems in the region.
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SSC, GIZ to develop green capital market

The State Securities Commission (SSC) and the German Federal Enterprises for International Cooperation, better known as GIZ, will collaborate to develop a green capital market.
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IMF proposes fund for climate change

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on March 28 released a paper suggesting the creation of a “Green Fund,” with the capacity to mobilise resources worth 100 billion USD a year by 2020, to help developing countries finance the costs of combating climate change.