Thailand’s cross-border trade slightly decreases in 10 months
02/12/2019
Thailand's cross-border trade reached 1.12 trillion THB in the first 10 months of the year, a year-on-year fall of 1.94 percent, according to statistics from the country’s Commerce Ministry.
RoK, Singapore boost ties on smart city, arms development
09:36 24/11/2019
The Republic of Korea (RoK) and Singapore on November 23 reached an agreement to strengthen partnerships in various fields, including developing weapons and smart cities on the basis of the bilateral traditional cooperation.
Indonesia vows to open 65 percent of market after RCEP
09:36 24/11/2019
Nearly 65 percent of the Indonesian market will be opened to partner countries once the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) takes effect, the Indonesia-based Antara News quoted an Indonesian official as reporting.
Thailand optimistic about RCEP’s benefits after India’s withdrawal
09:32 24/11/2019
Despite the setbacks, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal has the potential to dramatically improve economic prospects among its members, said Auramon Supthaweethum, Director-General of the Trade Negotiations Department under the Thai Ministry of Commerce.
ASEAN members bolster trade with Mexican state
10:52 17/11/2019
The ASEAN Committee in Mexico, comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, joined hands with authorities of Mexico’s Yucatan state to arrange a business forum in Merida city on November 15th.
ASEAN, Japan step up transport cooperation
17:08 16/11/2019
ASEAN and Japan agreed to enhance transport cooperation towards environmental sustainability at the 17th ASEAN-Japan Transport Ministers Meeting, which was held in Hanoi on November 15th.
Cambodia to ban import, production of single-use plastic products
16:59 16/11/2019
Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment plans to issue a circular banning the import and production of single-use plastic products as part of efforts to reduce plastic waste pollution in the country.
ASEAN, RoK look to expand transport link
16:50 16/11/2019
Transport Ministers of ASEAN member nations and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed to further promote cooperation between the two sides, especially in transport connectivity, at their meeting in Hanoi on November 15.
ASEAN should work harder for stronger transport connectivity: minister
15:59 15/11/2019
Vietnamese Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has highlighted the need for ASEAN to continue enhancing transport connectivity among its member countries.
UNCLOS – important legal instrument to solve maritime issues
10:50 14/11/2019
The 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is an important legal instrument to regulate maritime issues and ensure legitimate rights and interests of countries, heard the second ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on implementing UNCLOS in Hanoi on November 13th.