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Thailand supports SMEs to expand overseas
The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) and the Bank of Thailand (BoT) have agreed to launch new measures for Thai small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to encourage them to expand overseas.
Thailand acts to soften impact of US suspension of trade benefits
17:06 30/10/2019
Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has announced that it will adopt seven measures to soften the impact of the US suspension of trade benefits for the Southeast Asian country.
Indonesia improves quality of government spending on health, education
16:53 30/10/2019
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $500 million policy-based loan to support Indonesia’s fiscal and public expenditure management reforms and improve the quality of government spending on health, education, social protection, and infrastructure.
Cambodia: Real estate market grows strongly in Q1
11:02 29/10/2019
Cambodia’s real estate sector experienced strong growth in the first half of the year, with robust market absorption for landed housing and condominiums.
Creating policies to achieve inclusive and sustainable development in Asia-Pacific
10:15 29/10/2019
(CPV) - Ensuring access to nutritious, safe, and affordable food, enabled by modern technologies and creative policies, is essential to achieve inclusive and sustainable development in Asia-Pacific, participants heard at the Rural Development and Food Security (RDFS) Forum 2019 on October 28th 2019.
Cambodia to become an upper middle-income country by 2030
10:42 28/10/2019
(CPV) - ADB has endorsed a new 5-year country partnership strategy (CPS) that lays out the institution’s support for Cambodia’s goal of becoming an upper middle-income country by 2030.
RoK, ASEAN enhance ties for peace, development
15:51 26/10/2019
Officials and scholars from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on October 25th called for greater cooperation between the two sides in spurring ongoing efforts for a lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.
Thailand to build high-speed rail linking three airports
14:45 26/10/2019
Thailand will build a high-speed rail linking the country’s three airports, the spine of an infrastructure scheme set to transform the southern coast into a tech hub.
Indonesian President sworn in for second term
11:23 21/10/2019
Indonesian President Joko Widodo was officially sworn in on October 20 for his second and final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions in infrastructure development.
Nauru constructs first international port
11:17 21/10/2019
(CPV) - With support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), work has begun to transform the Aiwo Boat Harbor area, which will help make it Nauru’s first international and cargo terminal, improving the country’s maritime trade and connectivity.