ASEAN should work harder for stronger transport connectivity: minister
Vietnamese Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has highlighted the need for ASEAN to continue enhancing transport connectivity among its member countries.
Asian Economic Forum focuses on competitiveness, productivity
10:51 30/08/2019
The Asian Economic Forum 2019 opened in Singapore on August 29th with the participation of more than 150 experts, scholars and representatives from 10 ASEAN member countries and other nations.
Japan’s retail giant Aeon expands operation in Malaysia
10:24 30/08/2019
Japanese retail giant Aeon Co. is teaming up with major Singaporean e-commerce site Shopee in Malaysia, due to fierce competition triggered by market liberalisation drives.
CAREC improves capital markets by enhancing access to finance
10:19 30/08/2019
(CPV) - Capital market regulators from members of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program met for the first time in Islamabad on August 29th 2019 to discuss ways to improve capital markets by enhancing access to finance, supporting private sector development, spurring economic activities, and strengthening regional cooperation and integration.
East Sea issue important to maintaining regional stability, security
17:07 29/08/2019
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has considered the settlement of disputes in the East Sea as an important task to ensure stability and security in the region, said ASEAN Deputy Secretary-General Aladdin D. Rillo.
Atoll nations are on the front line of climate change
16:32 29/08/2019
(CPV) - Atoll nations are on the front line of climate change and require immediate action to combat the impact of land loss, beach erosion, loss of fisheries, and water shortages—a situation that threatens their development and stability, delegates heard at a conference that opened on August 27th 2019.
ADB President commits to strong assistance to Maldives
10:24 27/08/2019
(CPV) - ADB President Mr. Takehiko Nakao met with Maldives President Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Speaker of the Parliament Mr. Mohamed Nasheed, Finance Minister and ADB Governor Mr. Ibrahim Ameer, and other senior officials on August 26th 2019 during a 2-day visit in which he committed to strong ADB assistance to the country.
Vietnam’s efforts in promoting ASEAN cooperation applauded
09:50 27/08/2019
Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Lim Jock Hoi lauded efforts by the Vietnamese Government and businesses in developing cooperation between the ASEAN member countries, while addressing a seminar in Hanoi on August 26th.
Indonesia: Four helicopters deployed to douse forest fires
16:11 26/08/2019
The forest fire task force of Indonesia’s Riau province has deployed four helicopters to douse the forest fires raging across the southern part of the province on Sumatra Island.
Thailand mulls new packages for foreign investors hit by trade war
15:57 26/08/2019
The Thai Government has ordered the Board of Investment (BoI) to devise a relocation package for foreign investors wishing to shift from China to Thailand as a result of the US-China trade dispute.