Asean morning news for April 29

Asean morning news for April 29

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Investible expands entrepreneur search to Asean with OTEC 2019 If you are an entrepreneurs or the owners of a startup in Asean take note. Investible is coming to a city near you. — AEC News Today Xi’s Belt and Road rakes in US$64 billion Chinese President […]

Asean morning news for April 26

Asean morning news for April 26

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   East Asia, Pacific Growth Expected To Moderate As Global Headwinds Persist, WB Says Growth in developing East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) is projected to soften to 6.0 per cent this year and 2020, down from 6.3 per cent in 2018, largely reflecting global headwinds and […]

Asean morning news for April 25

Asean morning news for April 25

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Southeast Asia to suffer intense, more frequent drought without government action: UN and Asean report rought in Southeast Asia may become even more frequent and intense if countries do not take steps to reduce its impact, according to a joint study from the United Nations Economic […]

Asean morning news for April 24

Asean morning news for April 24

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN economic ministers ink investment, trade pacts The ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement (ATISA) and the fourth protocol amending the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA) were inked by ASEAN economic ministers in Thailand on April 23. — Vietnam Plus US demand not enough to save Q1 […]

Asean morning news for April 23

Asean morning news for April 23

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Vietnam Quietly Builds Up 10 Islands in South China Sea Both China and Vietnam are building up small islands in the South China Sea, a waterway known in Vietnam as the East Sea. — VOA The US ultimatum over China’s 5G giant falls flat in Southeast […]

Asean morning news for April 22

Asean morning news for April 22

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean economic ministers to sign two documents for boosting services sector and investment ASEAN CHAIR Thailand has lined up 13 ambitious goals to achieve regional integration as the 25th Asean Economic Ministers’ Retreat (AEMR) kicks off today in Phuket, where two pacts are set to be […]

Asean morning news for April 19

Asean morning news for April 19

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Vietnam and Thailand lead drive to make Southeast Asia cashless Governments across Southeast Asia are pushing ahead with efforts to create cashless economies, with less developed countries such as Vietnam and Thailand leapfrogging richer ones like Singapore and Malaysia in electronic payments. — Nikkei Asian Review […]

Asean morning news for April 18

Asean morning news for April 18

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Malaysia begins inquiry into 2015 discovery of mass graves, human trafficking camps Malaysia began a public inquiry on Wednesday into the discovery of mass graves and suspected human trafficking camps in the jungles near its border with Thailand, which prompted a regional crisis in 2015, and […]

Asean morning news for April 17

Asean morning news for April 17

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   The IMF Outlook on ASEAN Member States IMF Deputy Director of Asia Pacific Odd Per Brekk discusses his outlook for ASEAN member states and the possible risks they could face due to trade tensions between the U.S. and China. — Bloomberg (video) NPC: Asean privacy framework […]

Asean morning news for April 16

Asean morning news for April 16

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Access to capital hampers smart city creation in the region Access to capital is the most critical barrier for developing smart cities in Asean nations, including Thailand, as countries struggle to find alternative sources of investment for infrastructure projects with high upfront costs. — Bangkok Post […]

Asean morning news for April 15

Asean morning news for April 15

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   PH urges ASEAN to share moves vs money laundering Member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should share efforts in deterring money-laundering schemes that have been proven to be a primary funding source of international terrorist activities, a Philippine official said. — ABS-CBN News […]

Asean morning news for April 12

Asean morning news for April 12

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN local currency guideline in works ASEAN is looking to expand the use of local currencies to settle trade and direct investment between member countries in a bid to stabilize the region’s financial market. — The Jakarta Post (paywall) Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand buck worldwide trend […]

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