Asean morning news for October 7

Asean morning news for October 7

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Asean ‘confident’ RCEP done by year’s end Asean Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi on Sunday expressed his confidence that the long-awaited Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be completed in principle before Thailand’s chairmanship ends at the end of this year. — Bangkok Post S. Korea seeks […]

Asean morning news for October 4

Asean morning news for October 4

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Southeast Asia internet economy exceeds $100B, online population hits 360M The Southeast Asian internet economy has expanded by 39% to hit $100 billion for the first time this year, with Indonesia and Vietnam clocking growth rates of more than 40%, while Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and the […]

Asean morning news for October 3

Asean morning news for October 3

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Dangerous journeys: UNHCR report details the risks faced by asylum seekers A United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) report released in Bangkok yesterday (Oct 1) highlights the critical threats and risks refugees and asylum seekers in Southeast Asia face while seeking safety and a better […]

Asean morning news for October 2

Asean morning news for October 2

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Malaysia trails Singapore manufacturing drop as Asean output falls at quickest rate since July 2017 Malaysian, Singapore and Indonesian manufacturing sector conditions deteriorated in September 2019, as the overall Asean industry continued to struggle, with latest data signalling a downturn for the fourth successive month, according […]

Asean morning news for October 1

Asean morning news for October 1

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   PM Modi in Chennai highlights: Let brains in ASEAN countries compete to offer innovative solutions, says PM PM Modi addressed the audience at Singapore-India Hackathon event in Chennai. He asked the countries to let brains in ASEAN compete to offer innovative solutions. — Deccan Herald The […]

Asean morning news for September 30

Asean morning news for September 30

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   ADB report plots Asean’s key indicators over 50 years For the past 50 years the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been tracking and helping to improve the prosperity, inclusiveness, and sustainable livelihoods for inhabitants of the Asia-Pacific region. Its latest annual statistical report, Key Indicators for […]

Asean morning news for September 27

Asean morning news for September 27

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   US President agrees to visit Thailand for the 35th ASEAN Summit later this year in Bangkok US President Donald Trump may be on his way to Bangkok to attend the Asean Summit which takes place from the end of October to the beginning of November this […]

Asean morning news for September 26

Asean morning news for September 26

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu Bain warns of heightened ASEAN exposure to global economic slump Southeast Asia would be harder hit by a global economic downturn than it was during the last financial crisis according to management consultancy Bain & Company, with many local firms acting as if in denial. — Consultancy.asia […]

Asean morning news for September 25

Asean morning news for September 25

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Thailand calls on developed countries to act on climate commitments Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has called on developed countries to deliver on their financial commitments to scale-up climate finance that is secure, predictable and sustainable beyond next year. — AEC News Today N.K. leader […]

Asean morning news for September 24

Asean morning news for September 24

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN faces more risks ahead of next downturn Several structural shifts have left ASEAN more exposed to an economic downturn than during the last global financial crisis a decade ago. — The Asean Post India walks a tight rope as RCEP negotiators meet in Vietnam for […]

Asean morning news for September 23

Asean morning news for September 23

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Climate strike Asean: youth across the AP demand climate action (photo gallery) Youth and citizens of one of the world’s most at risk nations, Kiribati (pronounced khi-ra-bus), yesterday (Sep 20) heralded in #Climatestrike 2019, a global day of protest by the world’s students against the current […]

Asean morning news for September 20

Asean morning news for September 20

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Climate crisis: Asia-Pacific students to lead world into #Climatestrike 2019 — join them (video) School students from across the world will rally tomorrow (Sept 20) to protest the deplorable state of the world’s environment and the poor job that world leaders and heads of industry are […]

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