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Thailand works out four strategies to promote exports
Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has come up with four strategies to boost exports in 2020, including plans to expand existing major markets such as ASEAN, the European Union, the US, Japan, and China.
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.
ADB supports Georgia to increase productivity and reduce poverty
15:44 26/08/2019
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has endorsed a new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for Georgia.
Thailand reduces use of 1.5 billion plastic bags over past year
16:04 20/08/2019
The Thai government’s waste-management policy has reduced the use of 1.5 billion plastic bags since August 17th last year, the country’s Pollution Control Department (PCD) reported.
Thailand expects economic growth of over 3 percent this year
11:33 19/08/2019
The economic cabinet of Thailand remains optimistic that the country’s economic growth will exceed 3 percent this year despite the sluggish global outlook.