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.
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.
Philippines lifts restrictions on importing Fukushima food World

Philippines lifts restrictions on importing Fukushima food

Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin said on January 9 that the Philippines has lifted restrictions on Japanese food imports imposed following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster due to a lower risk of radioactive contamination.
Philippines to evacuate workers in Middle East World

Philippines to evacuate workers in Middle East

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military to prepare to deploy aircraft and ships to evacuate thousands of Philippine workers in Iraq and Iran in case violence breaks out following US airstrike at Baghdad International Airport last week.
Vietnamese weightlifters eye Tokyo Olympics Culture - Sports

Vietnamese weightlifters eye Tokyo Olympics

Three Vietnamese weightlifters have been named in the rankings for the Tokyo Olympic 2020 qualifiers by the International Weightlifting Federation thanks to their performances at the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 2019) in the Philippines.