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 ASEAN affirms central role in creating new trade architecture: AEM-50

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ASEAN affirms central role in creating new trade architecture: AEM-50

Through the negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has affirmed its central role in creating new regional trade architecture that contributes to the multilateral trading system and creating momentums to boost trade liberalisation and commercialisation.

Malaysian PM affirms to continue negotiating CPTPP terms

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Malaysian PM affirms to continue negotiating CPTPP terms

The Malaysian government will continue to negotiate the terms of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) until it is satisfied that they will not be detrimental to the country, said Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

Household debts exert pressure on Thai economy

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Household debts exert pressure on Thai economy

With a debt mountain of 12.17 trillion THB (372 billion USD), or 77.6 percent of the national GDP at the end of March, Thai households are among the biggest borrowers in Asia, and they find it difficult to keep up with payments.

ASEAN, Northeast Asian partners to boost economic linkages

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ASEAN, Northeast Asian partners to boost economic linkages

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its Northeast Asian partners - China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) - have reaffirmed commitments to promoting cooperation and economic integration to build a free and open East Asia region amid growing protectionism.