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Thailand Morning News For May 8 - AEC News Today

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17 hours ago - The National Legislative Assembly has advised the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) that Thailand is determined to tackle the regional problems of small arms and light weapons. — NNT. TAT welcomes Air Asia's new daily direct Manila-Bangkok flight. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is ...

Singapore Morning News For May 8 - AEC News Today

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18 hours ago - All the #Singapore #news you need to know for May 8, 2018. Morning news ... News For May 8. By Leakhena Khat on May 8, 2018 ... Singapore morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Singapore news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.

Indonesia Morning News For May 8 - AEC News Today

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18 hours ago - All the #Indonesia #news you need to know for May 8, 2018. ... By Stella-maris Ewudolu on May 8, 2018 .... Indonesia morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Indonesia news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities and is published M-F by AEC ...

Myanmar Morning News For May 8 - AEC News Today

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18 hours ago - All the #Myanmar #news you need to know for May 8, 2018. Morning news ... Channel NewsAsia (video). Now Rohingya ... Myanmar morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Myanmar news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. It is published ...

Vietnam Morning News For May 8 - AEC News Today

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All the #Vietnam #news you need to know for May 8, 2018. Morning news from Vietnam. ... By Sreypov Men on May 8, 2018. Vietnam .... Vietnam morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Vietnam news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. It is published M-F by ...

Asean leaders join India's national day celebrations - Gulf News

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Jan 26, 2018 - For the first time guests from all ten Asean countries were invited for India s biggest official event. ... May 8, 2018 | Last updated 28 minutes ago ... New Delhi: India yesterday celebrated its 69th Republic Day with 10 leaders of Asean countries taking a close look at the country's military might and cultural ...

Asean must be innovative, adaptive to stay ... - The Business Times

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The region has right ingredients to harness opportunities, tackle challenges associated with current tectonic shifts in global affairs. Thu, Apr 26, 2018 - 5:50 AM. Vivian Balakrishnan. BT_20180426_MFA26MBCM_3402185.jpg. Singapore's Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan (centre) and Asean Secretary-General ...

Asean must be innovative, adaptive to stay ... - The Business Times

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The region has right ingredients to harness opportunities, tackle challenges associated with current tectonic shifts in global affairs. Thu, Apr 26, 2018 - 5:50 AM. Vivian Balakrishnan. BT_20180426_MFA26MBCM_3402185.jpg. Singapore's Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan (centre) and Asean Secretary-General ...

Asean to use fintech as financial inclusion boost, Hub - THE ...

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Apr 26, 2018 - Asean Singapore 2018: THE BUSINESS TIMES Hub - FINANCIAL technology (fintech) is expected to be an important part of cooperation in Asean as the regional trade bloc seeks out new and innovative solutions to solve problems of financial inclusion. . Read more at The Business Times.
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Lao Morning News For May 8 - AEC News Today

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17 hours ago - All the #Lao #news you need to know for May 8, 2018. Morning news from Lao. Lao business news. ... Find our previous morning news feature photos in the AEC News Today Morning News Feature Photos gallery where you will find a pictorial display of daily life throughout the Asean Economic Community ...

Philippines Morning News For May 8 - AEC News Today

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18 hours ago - All the #Philippines #news you need to know for May 8, 2018. Morning news from Philippines. ... Find our previous morning news feature photos in the AEC News Today Morning News Feature Photos gallery where you will find a pictorial display of daily life throughout the Asean Economic Community ...

Cambodia Morning News For May 8 - AEC News Today

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18 hours ago - All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for May 8, 2018. Morning news from ... News For May 8. By Sreypov Men on May 8, 2018 ... Cambodia morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Cambodia news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.

Malaysia Morning News For May 8 - AEC News Today

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18 hours ago - All the #Malaysia #news you need to know for May 8, 2018. Morning news from Malaysia. ... Asean Up. Matrade to promote Malaysian products and services in Xi'an. The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) will be coordinating the participation of Malaysian companies at the 3rd ...

May, 8 2018 - Todays-paper - The Jakarta Post

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May, 8 2018 - Todays-paper - The Jakarta Post. ... All smiles: President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pose together with the 201... Multilateralism key to facing economic .... Cementing the ties: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (left) and ASEAN Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi moves... Together again.

Singapore to host Asean Summit this week ... - The Business Times

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Apr 25, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - REGIONAL leaders will gather in Singapore from Wednesday until Saturday for the 32nd Asean Summit and related meetings, during which they will discuss the grouping's top priorities, programmes and challenges.. Read more at The Business Times.

Asean's digital economy key to unlocking growth, Opinion - THE ...

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Feb 20, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Opinion - RESILIENCE and innovation. That's the tag line for Singapore's chairmanship of Asean this year. And both are very much needed if Asean is to achieve true integration in the form of a single market. . Read more at The Business Times.

Asean and India: 25 years and beyond, Opinion ... - The Business Times

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Jan 26, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Opinion - WHILE we commemorate 25 years of Asean-India relations, India's ties with Southeast Asia date back more than 2000 years. Ancient trade between India and countries such as Cambodia, Malaysia and Thailand is well-documented. South-east Asian cultures, traditions ...

Singapore to host Asean Summit this week ... - The Business Times

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Apr 25, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - REGIONAL leaders will gather in Singapore from Wednesday until Saturday for the 32nd Asean Summit and related meetings, during which they will discuss the grouping's top priorities, programmes and challenges.. Read more at The Business Times.

Singapore has big role to ensure Asean stays relevant and competitive

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Nov 17, 2017 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Opinion - THE curtain has fallen on the Philippines' year-long chairmanship of the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean), and the ceremonial gavel was passed to Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Manila this week, as the Republic gears up to helm the ...

Singapore lays out 5 economic priorities as Asean chair, Government ...

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Jan 19, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - THE digital economy and trade facilitation are two of five key economic areas that Singapore will focus on during its chairmanship of Asean this year.. Read more at The Business Times.

Asean to focus on digital economy, trade facilitation in 2018 with ...

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May 4, 2017 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - DIGITAL economy will be a key priority for Asean next year as Singapore takes over chairmanship of the regional bloc, the city-state's Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade), Lim Hng Kiang, said on Thursday.. Read more at The Business Times.

Asean, India to celebrate silver jubilee of partnership in 2018 ...

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Dec 29, 2017 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - THE year 2018 is a significant one for the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) and India. It marks their 25 years of dialogue partnership, 15 years of summit-level interaction and five years of strategic partnership.. Read more at The Business ...

Boosting infrastructure in Asean with 'patient capital', Opinion - THE ...

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THE BUSINESS TIMES Opinion - THE crucial role infrastructure plays in socioeconomic progress is not difficult to understand. Inadequate sanitation, blackouts and traffic gridlock adversely affect the social well-being and economic development of a nation. The McKinsey Global Institute suggests that "a dollar of ...

10 Japanese haiga to celebrate Asean's 50th, Government ...

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THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - HAIKUhaiga haikuTo celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), writer and brand consultant Koh Buck Song has created 10 haigas for an exhibition at the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) Regional ...

Digital platform improves customs clearance ... - The Business Times

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Digital platform improves customs clearance. The Asean Single Window - implemented in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam on Jan 1 - expedites cargo clearance and reduces paperwork. Thu, Apr 26, 2018 - 5:50 AM. Chia Yan Minchiaym@sph.com.sg@ChiaYanMinBT ...

Insights into Editorial: The arc to Southeast Asia - INSIGHTS

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Jan 25, 2018 - This week India will host heads of state or government of all 10 nations (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for the Republic Day celebrations in a dramatic declaration of intent ...

Asean summit 2017 Archives | Inquirer Global Nation

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Duterte formally accepts PH hosting of Asean summit in 2017. September 08, 2016 BY: Marlon Ramos. Don't miss out on the latest news and information. Follow us: ...

Philippines Morning News For April 30 - AEC News Today

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Apr 30, 2018 - President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday witnessed the signing of 10 business agreements worth $187 million between Philippine and Singaporean firms on the sidelines of the opening of the ASEAN Summit. — ABS-CBN (video). Thailand, Vietnam won't sell rice at cheaper prices. After Thailand and ...

The rail way to track growth in Asean, Opinion - THE BUSINESS TIMES

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Nov 14, 2017 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Opinion - THE Asean Summit in Manila - in the bloc's 50th year - is an opportune time to take stock of what's needed to supercharge the region's growth. And for nearly all members, transport infrastructure tops the list.. Read more at The Business Times.

Singapore gears up to be Asean gateway for ... - The Business Times

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Apr 26, 2018 - SINGAPORE is positioning itself as a gateway for German firms looking to tap business opportunities in Asean, as the region looks set to become an economic force in Asia. Germany already has a strong contingent of companies in Singapore, but there are are still opportunities for their small and ...

Asean and India: 25 years and beyond, Opinion ... - The Business Times

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Jan 25, 2018 - WHILE we commemorate 25 years of Asean-India relations, India's ties with South-east Asia date back more than 2,000 years. Ancient trade between India and countries such as Cambodia, Malaysia and Thailand is well-documented. South-east Asian cultures, traditions and languages have been ...

Corporate governance progress flatlines for Singapore companies ...

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Apr 4, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Companies & Markets - The country report for Singapore, part of the Asean Corporate Governance Scorecard 2018, indicated that the development of CG practices here has essentially flatlined, and that the gap in standards between the large-capitalisation (large-cap) companies ...

Digital platform improves customs clearance ... - The Business Times

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Digital platform improves customs clearance. The Asean Single Window - implemented in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam on Jan 1 - expedites cargo clearance and reduces paperwork. Thu, Apr 26, 2018 - 5:50 AM. Chia Yan Minchiaym@sph.com.sg@ChiaYanMinBT ...

Experience Southeast Asia in Dubai - Gulf News

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Feb 7, 2018 - “The ABCA hopes to bridge our culture and connect our people with the Emiratis and other expat communities in Dubai. We want the Asean Festival to be an inclusive experience for all, fostering friendship and understanding,” Bobbie Carella, chairperson of the Philippine Business Council – Dubai and the ...

Philippines Morning News For May 1 - AEC News Today

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May 1, 2018 - ABS-CBN (video). BSP: April inflation seen hitting 3.9-4.7% Inflation could have accelerated to as high as 4.7 percent last month, the Bangko Sentral ng ... Philippines morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Philippines news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean ...

Singapore Morning News For May 4 - AEC News Today

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5 days ago - With Singapore's Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2018, the Festival will highlight FinTech developments and opportunities in ASEAN. ... photos in the AEC News Today Morning News Feature Photos gallery where you will find a pictorial display of daily life throughout the Asean Economic Community (AEC).

Indonesia Morning News For May 1 - AEC News Today

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May 1, 2018 - The Indonesian Coordinating Investment Board (BKPM) says the country booked a total of Rp 185.3 trillion (US$13.32 billion) in investment from both .... Indonesia morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Indonesia news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean ...

20 world leaders attending 31st Asean Summit | Inquirer Global Nation

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Nov 10, 2017 - At least 20 world leaders will arrive in the Philippines starting Saturday to attend the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit and Related Summits, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday. DFA spokesperson Robespierre Bolivar said the following world leaders who would ...

Vietnam Morning News For May 1 - AEC News Today

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May 1, 2018 - AEC News Today Mobile App – mobile app for Asean news. Asean news mobile app. Vietnam morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Vietnam news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. It is published M-F by AEC News Today: Governance, ...

Lao Morning News For April 26 - AEC News Today

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Apr 26, 2018 - All the #Lao #news you need to know for April 26, 2018. Morning news from Lao. Lao business news. ... Lao morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Lao PDR news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. It is published M-F by AEC News Today: ...

Singapore gears up to be Asean gateway for ... - The Business Times

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Apr 26, 2018 - SINGAPORE is positioning itself as a gateway for German firms looking to tap business opportunities in Asean, as the region looks set to become an economic force in Asia. Germany already has a strong contingent of companies in Singapore, but there are are still opportunities for their small and ...

Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang to be part of Asean smart cities ...

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Apr 25, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - [SINGAPORE ] Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang in Vietnam will be part of the Asean network of smart cities being proposed by Singapore, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Wednesday (April 25)."I visited all three cities during my two visits to ...

Asean needs to embrace fourth industrial revolution, Opinion - THE ...

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Nov 7, 2017 - WHEN the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) gather for their 31st summit in the Philippines this week, they will also celebrate "Asean@50" - testimony to Asean's endurance and durability, as the longest-running regional grouping of developing countries in the world.

Strong outlook draws more Singapore firms to Asean, Government ...

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Mar 21, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - THE stronger global trade outlook is reigniting Singapore companies' interest in doing business with - and conducting due diligence on - their overseas counterparts, especially in the region.. Read more at The Business Times.

News - The Manila Times Online

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BELEAGUERED Chief Justice on leave Maria Lourdes Aranal-Sereno is said to be packing her things and asking Supreme Court officials to take care of her .... by the International Institute of Finance (IIF) on Tuesday, offered a mildly negative outlook, while the second, prepared by the Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research ...

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PH to remain fastest-growing economy in Asean — World Bank ...

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Jan 10, 2018 - “The Philippines will continue to be the fastest-growing economy in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), despite some stabilization of ... The World Bank projected the Philippines' gross domestic product (GDP) to grow 6.7 percent in 2018 and 2019, before growing at a slightly slower rate of ...

Chinese premier's Indonesia visit cements ties ... - People's Daily

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10 hours ago - JAKARTA, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday concluded his official visit to Indonesia, reinforcing bilateral ties and partnership between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and sending a strong message of defending economic globalization and free trade.

Southeast Asia - The Jakarta Post

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A newspaper hailed as Cambodia's last independent English daily has been sold to a Malaysian inv... Malaysia's ... The ASEAN countries are facing two near-term risks, namely faster-than-expected tightening in global. ... A Danish national is the first to be punished under the newly enacted Anti-Fake News Act, over a You.

The Asean promise, Hub Projects - THE BUSINESS TIMES

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Jul 19, 2017 - CEO Conversations 2017: THE BUSINESS TIMES Hub Projects - THE numbers around South-east Asia, or Asean, have attracted a number of superlatives. If it were a single country, Asean would be the seventh-largest economy in the world and the third-largest labour force, with a market of US$2.6 trillion ...

Australia urged to get tough on human rights at Asean summit ...

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Mar 15, 2018 - [SYDNEY] Australia must avoid a "dance with dictators" when it hosts Asean leaders at a special summit this week, and should make human rights a prominent issue, campaigners say. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will welcome heads of government or state from nine of the 10 Association of Southeast ...

Asean to grow 5% in 2017: S&P Global, Government & Economy ...

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Oct 4, 2017 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - ASIA-PACIFIC economies are experiencing growth and will continue to do so heading into the last few months of the year, with inflation remaining constant or below target in most economies, says a report from S&P Global.. Read more at The Business ...

Funding for Asean fintechs surging, with Singapore getting lion's share ...

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Nov 17, 2017 - Singapore FinTech Festival 2017: THE BUSINESS TIMES Banking & Finance - FUNDING for fintechs in Asean is surging, fuelled by the potential of the region's young and underbanked population.. Read more at The Business Times.

Vietnam Morning News For April 11 - AEC News Today

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Apr 11, 2018 - Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Corporation (Vinacomin) aims to produce 9.45 million tonnes of raw coal in the second quarter of 2018, and at the .... Vietnam morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Vietnam news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean ...

Singapore Morning News For April 30 - AEC News Today

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Apr 30, 2018 - Open Gov Asia. Singapore PM: Asean growing closer to new powers China, India Southeast Asian countries will work more closely with new powers China and India to counter the pressure of protectionism and ensure continued growth, Singapore's prime minister said last Saturday. — Business Mirror.

Singapore Morning News For April 23 - AEC News Today

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Apr 23, 2018 - At the SCDF (Singapore Civil Defence Force) Workplan Seminar 2018, held on 18 April at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), ... Singapore morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Singapore news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean ...

Campus journalists cover #ASEANJambo2017 - SunStar Bacolod

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Dec 2, 2017 - The Asean Jam Daily is the official daily newsletter of the 6th Asean Scout Jamboree which is circulated a day after the scouting activities and other ... to the jamboree are also disseminated through the Asean Jam Radio which is broadcast live from a radio station in the City, and on Asean News Jambo ...
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50 years on, Asean gears up for new challenges, Opinion - THE ...

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Apr 25, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Opinion - FINANCE ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have just concluded their 22nd Meeting in Singapore, as Asean embarks on the second half of its journey towards its centennial. As now the longest-serving grouping in the developing world, it is timely to ...

Asean power grid will raise use of renewables, says energy body ...

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Apr 16, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Energy & Commodities - A TOP official of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has called on Asean to work towards a regionally interconnected grid so that its member states can adopt renewable energy on a larger scale.. Read more at The Business Times.

Asean's growth can be 'dramatically' affected by headwinds: Heng ...

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Apr 6, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - ASEAN is expected to grow faster than most other regions this year, but is also facing headwinds that include trade tensions and technological disruptions, Singapore's minister for finance Heng Swee Keat said on Friday. . Read more at The Business ...

How Asean can unlock promise of artificial intelligence, Opinion - THE ...

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Oct 5, 2017 - ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) is still in its early stages in South-east Asia: the use of one common type of AI - machine learning, where machines are fed data to learn from - is just beginning to have an impact on the region. While all member states of the Association of Southeast Asian. GAIN ACCESS TO ALL ...

Singapore gets lion share as fintech funding surges in Asean, Banking ...

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Nov 16, 2017 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Banking & Finance - FUNDING for the financial technology sector in Asean is surging, fuelled by the potential of its young and underbanked population.. Read more at The Business Times.

Air, land pacts to be signed at 23rd Asean Transport Ministers Meeting ...

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Oct 11, 2017 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Transport - TRANSPORT ministers from the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) expect to sign and adopt several agreements to liberalise and improve air travel in the region when they meet in Singapore on Oct 12 and 13, the Singapore Ministry of Transport said on ...

Chiang Mai gets ready to host ASEAN Tourism Forum 2018 - TAT Newsroom

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Sep 22, 2017 - ATF rotates between ASEAN member nations and comprises numerous high-level public and private sector meetings. These include the ASEAN Tourism Ministers Meeting, a gathering of ASEAN National Tourism Organisation chiefs plus airline meetings, press briefings, tourism conferences and the must ...

Lao Morning News For April 11 - AEC News Today

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Apr 11, 2018 - An ASEAN small arms shooting competition range of the Lao People's Army built with the help of the Chinese People's Liberation Army was handed over to Lao authorities here on Tuesday. — Xinhua Net. SMEs to access finance via Laos-China cooperation scheme. Small and medium enterprises (SME) ...
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Fifty years on, South-east Asia emerges as global growth leader ...

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Aug 7, 2017 - [SINGAPORE] The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has much to crow about as it marks its 50th anniversary: economic and social progress, a manufacturing powerhouse and relative political stability. The 10 Asean members boast of some of the world's fastest expanding economies like the ...

Singapore Budget 2018: Anti-globalisation not the answer to problems ...

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Mar 2, 2018 - Singapore also hopes to make substantive progress this year on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), with the 10 Asean members and six dialogue partners. Far from being rival trade blocs, the CPTPP and RCEP are "complementary building blocks" towards a free trade area of the ...

Singapore tops Asean for 2018 property market growth forecasts ...

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Jan 10, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Companies & Markets - SINGAPORE'S property market came in as the most promising one among Morgan Stanley Research's rankings of Asean markets which include the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia.. Read more at The Business Times.

Silverlake Axis subsidiary wins 5 accounts in Asean, Hong Kong ...

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Feb 21, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Companies & Markets - SILVERLAKE Axis' wholly-owned insurance processing subsidiary Merimen Ventures has won five new accounts in three Asian countries that are expected to contribute positively to the results of the fintech services provider in its current and following ...

Singapore Morning News For April 27 - AEC News Today

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Apr 27, 2018 - The list of countries which might potentially host the high profile meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has .... Singapore morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Singapore news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean ...
Jordan's king receives Alibaba founder Jack Ma. May 8,2018. King Abdullah II of Jordan on Monday received Jack Ma, founder and chairman of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, the state-run Petra News Agency reported.

PH growth to remain fastest in Asean | Inquirer Business

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Jan 11, 2018 - The World Bank projected the Philippines' gross domestic product (GDP) to grow 6.7 percent in 2018 and 2019, before slightly slowing to 6.5 percent in 2020. ... “In some Asean economies, such as Indonesia and the Philippines, supportive monetary policy had spurred investment and, hence, capital ...

Singapore 'can lead growth in region's digital economy', Technology ...

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Singapore 'can lead growth in region's digital economy'. Republic's chairmanship of Asean presents prime opportunity, along with its edge in infrastructure, economic links and reputation for trustworthiness. Mon, Apr 02, 2018 - 5:50 AM. Jacquelyn Cheokjaccheok@sph.com.sg@JacCheokBT ...

2018 ASEAN Basketball League Archives | Inquirer Sports

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Nov. 13 to 15 special non-working days in MM ... - Inquirer News

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Oct 23, 2017 - President Rodrigo Duterte has declared November 13 to 15 as Special Non-Working Days in Metro Manila, Pampanga, and Bulacan, as the country hosts the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit and Related Meetings. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, by the authority of ...

Digital economy among Singapore's five economic priorities as Asean ...

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Jan 17, 2018 - THE digital economy and trade facilitation are two of five key economic areas that Singapore will focus on during its chairmanship of Asean this year. The others are services integration and ease of investment; energy security; and strengthening ties between Asean and its external partners. Minister for ...

How Industrial IoT can close Asean's talent gap, Opinion - THE ...

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Mar 24, 2017 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Opinion - AS China's growth slows, the world is watching Asean countries to gain a greater share of global economy. However, many say that one obstacle between Asean and its new economic scale is the increasing scarcity of available talent in the region, simply due to the fact ...

Financial inclusion - new paradigm shift for Asean, Opinion - THE ...

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Aug 2, 2017 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Opinion - MOBILE money, mobile points of sale and digital payments have largely dominated the conversation around digital finance in recent years. Indeed, digital finance, powered through mobile technologies, has opened up new channels to access financial services at lower ...

Intra-region trade links in Asean closer than in EU, Government ...

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Mar 7, 2016 - Singapore's Future Economy: THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - TRADE between Asean member states as a proportion of the regional bloc's total trade value might be low when compared to other regions - but a more discriminating examination reveals that trade linkages within Asean are a ...

Singapore Morning News For April 2 - AEC News Today

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Apr 2, 2018 - SINGAPORE'S chairmanship of Asean 2018 will present it a worthwhile opportunity to lead the region in developing its various digital economies, said Ravi ... Singapore morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Singapore news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean ...

Myanmar Morning News For May 7 - AEC News Today

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2 days ago - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today suggested Myanmar to take lesson from the prevailing religious harmony in Bangladesh. — The Daily Star ... Myanmar morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Myanmar news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business ...

Philippines Morning News For April 13 - AEC News Today

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Apr 13, 2018 - The Philippine and Chinese governments have signed the P3.135-billion loan agreement for the Chico River Pump Irrigation Project, the first flagship .... the AEC News Today Morning News Feature Photos gallery where you will find a pictorial display of daily life throughout the Asean Economic Community ...

Vietnam Morning News For May 7 - AEC News Today

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2 days ago - Vietnam's shrimp exporters are expected to meet the US$4.8 billion export target this year thanks to market advantage and competitive improvement of .... Vietnam morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Vietnam news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business ...

PH gets bronze in Asean Schools Games girls' volleyball | Inquirer ...

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Jul 19, 2017 - PH gets bronze in Asean Schools Games girls' volleyball ... “Thailand is really an advanced country in terms of volleyball and we managed to make things close so that's really something to be proud of,” said Diego in an interview with Inquirer's The ... Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Duterte to take private plane to ASEAN Summit in Singapore | Philstar ...

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Apr 23, 2018 - "It's expensive to charter a plane and a leaner delegation would mean lesser cost for the taxpayer," Roque said in a press briefing. The MalacaƱang spokesman also noted that the flight from Duterte's home town Davao City to Singapore, where the ASEAN Summit will be held, would only take two hours.

Smart cities network to include 3 Vietnam cities ... - The Business Times

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Apr 26, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - HANOI, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang in Vietnam will be part of the Asean network of smart cities being proposed by Singapore, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on April 25. "I visited all three cities during my two visits to Vietnam last year and was ...

Singapore-Malaysia stock link breaks new ground for Asean markets ...

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Feb 7, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Stocks - INVESTORS in Singapore and Malaysia will have seamless trading access to the two neighbours' 1600 public-listed companies, worth more than US$1.2 trillion, by the end of the year.. Read more at The Business Times.

Singapore to focus on e-commerce, digital economy when it takes ...

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Sep 13, 2017 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - SINGAPORE will focus on e-commerce and the digital economy as well as improve trade facilitation in the region when it takes over the Asean chairmanship in 2018. Among other things, the Republic is looking to achieve a single window for Customs ...

Asean-Japan relations - past and present, Hub - THE BUSINESS TIMES

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Apr 26, 2017 - Asean-Japan Special: THE BUSINESS TIMES Hub - MY heartiest congratulations on the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Asean! The partnership between Asean and Japan formally began in 1973 with the launch of the Asean-Japan forum on synthetic rubber. In 1977, then Japanese Prime Minister ...

Smart cities network to include 3 Vietnam cities ... - The Business Times

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Apr 26, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - HANOI, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang in Vietnam will be part of the Asean network of smart cities being proposed by Singapore, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on April 25. "I visited all three cities during my two visits to Vietnam last year and was ...

Lao Morning News For April 30 - AEC News Today

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Apr 30, 2018 - All the #Lao #news you need to know for April 30, 2018. Morning news from Lao. Lao business news. ... Lao morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Lao PDR news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. It is published M-F by AEC News Today: ...

Philippines Morning News For April 24 - AEC News Today

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Apr 24, 2018 - To save money, Duterte to take 8-seater plane to Asean summit in Singapore President Rodrigo Duterte wants to save money and will take an 8-seater plane to Singapore instead of the Philippine Airlines Charter Flight PR001 as he attends the 32nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) this ...

Asia | International Justice Resource Center

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The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) began operating in October 2009, under the auspices of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), an intergovernmental organization with ten Member States: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the ...

MMDA Announces ASEAN Summit Rerouting Scheme - Carmudi ...

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Apr 26, 2017 - The MMDA issued a rerouting plan for motorists to accommodate the 30th ASEAN Summit which the country will host from April 26 to 29. Read the details here.

Asean, China to start talks on code of conduct over sea dispute ...

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Nov 13, 2017 - The leaders of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and China are set to announce on Monday the beginning of talks over the long-overdue code of conduct (COC) on the disputed South China Sea (SCS), citing the importance of maintaining stability in the region. In a draft statement ... Alexander Language School Franchise Alexander Language Schools
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