Asean morning news for May 14

Asean morning news for May 14

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Thailand Invests Over 3 Billion USD in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) The Government of Thailand is striving to turn Thailand into a transport hub for six countries in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), following an infrastructure development project worth 100 billion baht (over 3 billion […]

Asean morning news for May 13

Asean morning news for May 13

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asian economies set to dominate 7% growth club during 2020s The 2020s are set to be the Asian decade, with the continent dominating an exclusive list of economies expected to sustain growth rates of around 7%. — BusinessWorld Online Asean Liberals Call for End to Attacks […]

Asean morning news for May 10

Asean morning news for May 10

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   FTA between China’s Hong Kong, 3 ASEAN nations to take effect in June As part of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Hong Kong and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), tariff reduction and services market access between Hong Kong and three ASEAN members will […]

Asean morning news for May 9

Asean morning news for May 9

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Words hurt: time for Asean leaders to speak up on SCS Government officials and heads-of-state in Asean appears to have a collective aversion to speaking up in public about Chinese transgressions and coercion in the South China Sea (SCS). — AEC News Today China, Wary of […]

Asean morning news for May 8

Asean morning news for May 8

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN, UN review cooperation until 2020 ASEAN ambassadors and UN officials have sat down to examine the two organisations’ joint projects and cooperation activities within their Plan of Action for 2016-2020. — Vietnamplus To Cut or Hold: Southeast Asia Central Banks Face Busy Week Southeast Asia’s […]

Asean morning news for May 7

Asean morning news for May 7

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   SE Asia losing edge as investment site on rising labor costs — Fitch unit The Philippines and other Southeast Asian countries may lose their competitiveness as a location for businesses over the next decade due to rising labor costs in the region, a unit of Fitch […]

Asean morning news for May 6

Asean morning news for May 6

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Beijing’s blurred lines between military and non-military shipping in South China Sea could raise risk of flashpoint China’s steady build-up of non-military shipping in the South China Sea could increase the risk of conflict and undermine stability in the region, observers have warned. — South China […]

Asean morning news for May 3

Asean morning news for May 3

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Southeast Asia manufacturing gauge improves in April Southeast Asian manufacturing picked up in April, with a leading survey of purchasing managers showing its highest reading in five months, in a sign that the regional slowdown brought on by trade tensions may be moderating. — Financial Times […]

Asean morning news for May 2

Asean morning news for May 2

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asia’s Economies Can Fight Off Trade War and Global Headwinds, Says Report The economies of Southeast Asia, China, Japan and South Korea are expected to remain “resilient” in the face of heightened trade tensions and stronger global headwinds, a regional body said. — Bloomberg Asean should […]

Asean morning news for May 1

Asean morning news for May 1

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   US threat to rethink sharing information with nations using Huawei has implications for Thailand and Philippines Washington will rethink connectivity and information sharing with any nation using equipment made by Chinese tech giant Huawei – including its allies in Southeast Asia, according to the United States […]

Asean morning news for April 30

Asean morning news for April 30

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN countries fight trade in counterfeit goods Enforcement officials, investigators, and prosecutors from across the ASEAN region discussed best practices for addressing the trade in counterfeit goods at a workshop on the enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights held in Manila last week. — AEC News […]

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