Asean morning news for January 30

Asean morning news for January 30

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   China’s Southeast Asian Neighbors Step up Controls Amid Coronavirus Fears Southeast Asian countries are tightening controls and stepping up screening of travelers this week as China’s neighbors brace for possible cases of novel coronavirus amid a heavy flow of Chinese tourists during Lunar Year holidays. — […]

Asean morning news for January 29

Asean morning news for January 29

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Coronavirus outbreak: WHO Southeast Asia rolls out interim guidance to contain disease The World Health Organisation (WHO) South-East Asia has urged countries in the region, including India, to remain vigilant, strengthen readiness to rapidly detect the coronavirus and prevent its spread. — Forbes India The China […]

Asean morning news for January 28

Asean morning news for January 28

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Southeast Asian countries rescue constituents in Wuhan Southeast Asian (SEA) countries are now in touch with their constituents who were trapped in Wuhan, China amid the deadly 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak that has killed dozens. — Asean Economist ASEAN countries launch preventive measures against coronavirus Southeast […]

Asean morning news for January 27

Asean morning news for January 27

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Commentary: Why Singapore was among the world’s largest recipients of investments in 2019 After more than a year of tit-for-tat tariffs in the US-China trade war and generalised anxiety about the cost to the world economy, it is remarkable that foreign direct investment into Southeast Asia […]

Asean morning news for January 24

Asean morning news for January 24

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Indonesia, Southeast Asia Enter Golden Age of Economy: HSBC Despite the forecast of slow global economic growth in 2020, Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, is expected to enter an economic golden age that will take the region well on the path to become the world’s fourth-largest economic […]

Asean morning news for January 23

Asean morning news for January 23

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Deputy PM highlights ASEAN’s priorities at 50th WEF meeting Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh highlighted the theme and priorities of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Vietnam as ASEAN Chair in 2020 while speaking at a plenary session of the 50th World […]

Asean morning news for January 22

Asean morning news for January 22

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   RCEP finale: Double U-turn intrigue With the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) approaching its final stages, some Asean countries are revealing what can only be described as erratic behaviour. — Bangkok Post Natuna Conflict: DPR Says Indonesia Must Lobby Neighbors The House of Representatives’ Commission I […]

Asean morning news for January 21

Asean morning news for January 21

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN closes ranks over South China Sea dispute China’s new envoy to ASEAN has arrived in Jakarta facing growing pressure from the increasingly vigilant bloc as its top diplomats put more emphasis on compliance to international law in ongoing negotiations for a final and binding code […]

Asean morning news for January 20

Asean morning news for January 20

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Malaysia seeks ASEAN role to resolve crisis Malaysia has urged ASEAN to address the civil war in Myanmar’s Rakhine state to find a long-term solution to the Rohingya crisis that affects Bangladesh in many ways. — The Independent Bright growth outlook forecast for ASEAN+3 in 2020 […]

Asean morning news for January 17

Asean morning news for January 17

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Việt Nam proposes 14 initiatives for ASEAN 2020 To implement the priorities of ASEAN in 2020, Việt Nam proposed 14 initiatives, priorities and co-operation plans for discussion, consultation and consensus with member states in the first meeting of the ASEAN Senior Economic Officials for the 51st […]

Asean morning news for January 16

Asean morning news for January 16

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   China’s growing influence rattles Southeast Asia as U.S. retreats, survey shows China’s rising economic and political clout in Southeast Asia is a growing source of concern as U.S. influence wanes under President Donald Trump, according to a survey of officials, academics and other professionals published on […]

Asean morning news for January 15

Asean morning news for January 15

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   U.S.: Currency Manipulation Report Keeps Southeast Asian Countries on Watch List The U.S. Treasury Department’s currency manipulation report released Jan. 13 kept Singapore, Vietnam and Malaysia on its monitoring list. — Stratfor Oceans were hottest on record in 2019 The world’s oceans were the hottest in […]

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