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ASEAN-Canada Joint Cooperation Committee holds 8th meeting
The ASEAN-Canada Joint Cooperation Committee (ACJCC) held its 8th meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat’s headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia on February 25th.
Laos, China sign currency settlement agreement
18:01 14/01/2020
Laos and China have agreed to facilitate the direct exchange of the Lao kip (LAK) and the Chinese yuan (CNY) instead of having to making conversions through other currencies previously.
Indonesia asks Singapore to invest in developing new capital
14:04 11/01/2020
Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan has called on Singaporean investors to invest in a number of sectors in the country's new capital city in East Kalimantan Province.
Indonesia to focus on promoting economic diplomacy
09:58 10/01/2020
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has stressed that the country’s orientations and foreign policy priorities in the next five year should focus on economic diplomacy.
Thailand, Bangladesh to kick off FTA talks next week
16:10 04/01/2020
Thailand and Bangladesh will kick off talks to establish a free trade agreement (FTA) during their 5th Joint Trade Committee (JTC) meeting next week.
Indonesia holds meetings following China’s violation of EEZ
15:53 04/01/2020
Ministries and agencies of the Indonesian Government have continually held meetings over the last few days following China’s entry into the Southeast Asian country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
Malaysia promotes digitalisation of economy
17:56 01/01/2020
The Malaysian government will ensure the digitalisation of the economy will not leave anyone out of the mainstream of development, Minister of Finance Lim Guan Eng said at a tech conference on December 30th.
Myanmar’s border trade with neighbours surges
17:52 01/01/2020
Myanmar’s border trade with neighbouring countries reached about 2.4 billion USD as of December 20th in present fiscal year 2019-2020 which started from October 1st.
Kacific1 Satellite launch to bring affordable internet to remote parts of Asia and Pacific
10:17 28/12/2019
(CPV) - Kacific Broadband Satellites International Limited (Kacific) has launched the Kacific1 satellite to expand high-speed broadband internet access across Asia and the Pacific.
Cambodian PM defends stance on rice pricing
09:58 28/12/2019
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has defended his stance on letting the free market determine prices of rice, saying that appeal for the government’s intervention in rice prices is unreasonable.