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Singapore: Investment in fintechs surges
Investment in Singapore’s financial technology companies in the first half of 2019 has quadrupled from a year ago to USD453 million, according to a recent report of consulting company Accenture.
Malaysia working to recover USD65 mln in 1MDB case
11:04 22/06/2019
The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has launched legal action against 41 individuals and organisations to recover about USD65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB.
34th ASEAN Summit-related meetings begin in Bangkok
16:40 21/06/2019
The 34th ASEAN Summit and related meetings officially began in Bangkok on June 20th with the meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN (CPR).
ASEAN ICT Awards 2019 launched in Vietnam
10:29 19/06/2019
The Ministry of Information and Communications hosted a ceremony in Hanoi on June 18th to announce the ASEAN ICT Awards 2019 (AICTA).
Asia bond market is expanding
10:28 19/06/2019
(CPV) - The local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia continued to expand over the first quarter of 2019 despite trade conflicts and moderating global growth, according to ADB's latest issue of the Asia Bond Monitor. Housing bonds and green bonds are potential areas of future growth, the quarterly report said.
Thailand works to ensure safety for ASEAN Summit
17:06 17/06/2019
The Royal Thai Police (RTP) has confirmed its readiness to ensure safety and the facilitation of traffic flow during the 34th ASEAN Summit from June 20th-23rd.
Seoul week marks ASEAN-RoK dialogue
14:38 15/06/2019
An ASEAN week to celebrate the 30th anniversary of establishing dialogue between ASEAN and the Republic of Korea (RoK) kicked off in Seoul on June 14th.
MDB supports USD43.1 billion to developing countries and emerging economies in 2018
11:19 14/06/2019
(CPV) - Climate financing by the world’s largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) in developing countries and emerging economies rose to an all-time high of USD43.1 billion in 2018, boosting projects that help developing countries cut emissions and address climate risks.
News Agencies World Congress opens in Bulgaria
10:44 14/06/2019
The sixth News Agencies World Congress (NAWC) opened in the Bulgarian capital city of Sofia on June 13th, bringing together more than 200 delegates from nearly 100 countries and territories around the world.
Thailand ready for 37th SOM on Energy
10:55 13/06/2019
Thailand is ready to host the 37th Senior Officials Meeting on Energy (SOME) to push for concrete regional energy cooperation.