Asean morning news for November 27

Asean morning news for November 27

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean engages global strategic partners The Trump administration’s chaotic and erratic diplomacy has prompted Asean to intensify and widen engagement with its strategic partners. — Bangkok Post Fintech poised to lure the bulk of investment in Southeast Asia A growing influx of venture capital (VC) […]

Asean morning news for November 26

Asean morning news for November 26

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean tackles actions on biodiversity and human health at Egypt meet Addressing mental health and healthy aging through greening of cities; organizing information systems on diseases and state of biodiversity in emerging disease hot spots; and listing and mapping endangered medicinal and nutritional species were […]

Asean morning news for November 23

Asean morning news for November 23

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Myanmar, Cambodia lead Asean’s soaring minimum wage growth Countries across Asean are experiencing rapid economic growth, and the associated improvements to the standard of living are conspicuous. Increasing trade means increasing wages — and wage growth is integral to the growth of regional economies. — […]

Asean morning news for November 22

Asean morning news for November 22

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN’s False US-China Choice: Rhetoric and Reality An overemphasis on Southeast Asia’s false choice between Washington and Beijing grossly oversimplifies regional realities. — The Diplomat Russia Concerned Over Western Chemical Weapons Found In Vietnam, Laos, Panama – Official Russia is concerned that UK and US […]

Asean morning news for November 21

Asean morning news for November 21

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Research finds tax incentives key for Asean FDI Tax incentives have played a vital role in multinational firms investing in Asean, but their effectiveness has been reduced for high-tech companies and those that already operate in the region, according to research conducted by a lecturer […]

Asean morning news for November 20

Asean morning news for November 20

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Internet economy to create 1.7 million full-time jobs in Southeast Asia by 2025: Study The Internet economy is set to create 1.7 million full-time jobs in Southeast Asia by 2025, three times the number in 2018. — Channel NewsAsia Region’s digital economy exceeds expectations Southeast […]

Asean morning news for November 19

Asean morning news for November 19

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN Summit concludes with leaders not issuing a joint statement Twenty-one Asia Pacific leaders wrapped up Sunday their two-day regional summit without issuing the traditional joint statement amid the escalating trade tension between the United States and China. — Manila Bulletin Cambodia, Vietnam, and Thailand […]

Asean morning news for November 16

Asean morning news for November 16

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean leaders upbraid Suu Kyi in private but stand by Myanmar THE ASEAN BLOC is standing by Myanmar for repatriation of thousands of Rohingya from Bangladesh despite grave concerns raised by leaders and partners at the summit even as the refugees yesterday continued to resist […]

Asean morning news for November 15

Asean morning news for November 15

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Leaders vow to create world’s largest free trade area in 2019 Leaders of Asean’s 10 members and six key trading partners vowed to seal a pact to create the world’s largest free trade area next year – the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). — The […]

Asean morning news for November 14

Asean morning news for November 14

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu    World’s largest trade deal pushed back; ministers at odds over terms A China-backed bid to complete the world’s largest trade deal—without the United States—was pushed back to next year after Asia-Pacific trade ministers failed to agree key terms at a Singapore summit. — Manilastandard.net China […]

Asean morning news for November 13

Asean morning news for November 13

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Myanmar forum targets chemicals as Asean awash in synthetic drugs (video) Senior counter-narcotics officials from around the world met in the Myanmar capital Nay Pyi Daw last week in an attempt to thrash out policies to stem the flood of synthetic drugs throughout the region. […]

Asean morning news for November 12

Asean morning news for November 12

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Big data: five ways tech is making Asean governments more effective A new study contends that technology can greatly improve the effectiveness of governance, and a new assessment of Asean governments has been made with tech factored in. — AEC News Today ASEAN scores major […]