Asean morning news for January 15

Asean morning news for January 15

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean industrial 4.0 plan first priority for Thailand IN ITS FIRST move as this year’s Asean chair, Thailand is pushing for a cohesive regional industrial 4.0 development plan and to implement guidelines on non-tariff measures across the region. — The Nation (very annoying pop-ups) ASEAN scores […]

Asean morning news for January 14

Asean morning news for January 14

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   China to support offshore RMB market development in ASEAN region China will support countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to set up offshore renminbi markets as part of a string of measures to facilitate cross-border financial innovation. — Borneo Bulletin China promotes use […]

Asean morning news for January 11

Asean morning news for January 11

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Thailand spells out priorities as ASEAN chair in 2019 Closing the gap: ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly secretary-general Isra Sunthornvut (right) speaks to Thai Ambassador to ASEAN Phasporn Sangasubana (center) alongside PT Humpuss Intermoda Transportasi board of commissioners chairman Theo Lekatompessy on the sidelines of a seminar titled […]

Asean morning news for January 10

Asean morning news for January 10

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean ministers seek ‘comprehensive’ Rohingya plan Foreign ministers from 10 Southeast Asian Nations will call for a “comprehensive and durable” solution to the when they meet informally for their annual retreat in Chiang Mai later this month, according to a draft of a statement to be […]

Asean morning news for January 9

Asean morning news for January 9

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   How RCEP can help small businesses The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is said to be one of the biggest trade deals in the world. Spearheaded by ASEAN, it will encompass 25 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP), 45 percent of the total population, 30 […]

Asean morning news for January 8

Asean morning news for January 8

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean economic meeting to focus on 12 top issues As chair of Asean this year, Thailand is set to host the first senior economic official meeting (Seom) during Jan 12-18 in Bangkok, highlighting 12 key economic issues as top priorities. — Bangkok Post Asia trade pact […]

Asean morning news for January 7

Asean morning news for January 7

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN more positive about economic outlook: Survey Many influential people in Southeast Asian countries are predicting the region would see moderate to strong economic growth in 2019 in spite of pessimism underpinned by uncertainty, according to a survey released on Monday. — The Jakarta Post (paywall) […]

Asean morning news for January 4

Asean morning news for January 4

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Why China and ASEAN’s South China Sea Negotiations Will Go Nowhere As the world gets acclimated to 2019, the South China Sea could very well be at the center of the new year’s most bare-knuckled negotiations. — The National Interest Digital farming to address food scarcity […]

Asean morning news for January 3

Asean morning news for January 3

Asean morning news Compiled by Sreypov Men          @MenSreypov   ASEAN manufacturing PMI dips to 50.3 in Dec, slowest since Mar 2018 Manufacturing activity in the ASEAN region edged down in December, the slowest expansion since March last year, a survey showed Wednesday. — The Edge Markets Trump Signs Asia Reassurance Initiative Act Into Law […]

Asean morning news for January 2

Asean morning news for January 2

Asean morning news Compiled by Sreypov Men          @MenSreypov   Thailand begins assuming ASEAN Chairmanship 2019 Thailand on January 1 started its role as the rotating Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2019. — VietnamPlus Thailand to promote single-window clearance system for border trade IN a push for digital transformation within […]

Asean morning news for January 1

Asean morning news for January 1

Asean morning news Compiled by Sreypov Men          @MenSreypov   Amnesty International: thanks for the victories, but Myanmar remains a concern To mark its 57th anniversary, the human rights organisation Amnesty International Australia is sharing some of the incredible wins it secured in 2018 through its efforts to end human rights violations. — AEC News […]

Asean morning news for December 31

Asean morning news for December 31

Asean morning news Compiled by Sreypov Men          @MenSreypov   South China Sea code of conduct talks may not all be plain sailing next year To be fair, much has been achieved as far as Asean and China are concerned, especially over the South China Sea disputes. — South China Morning Post Elections in Southeast […]

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