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Laos, Vietnam strengthen Digital Cooperation

Laos and Vietnam have agreed to cooperate in the field of digital information technology after reaching an agreement in Vientiane on Tuesday at the Lao Blockchain Forum.
Date: 20 June 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Vientiane Times

Laos to host CLMV Summit in 2020

The next Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam (CLMV) Summit will be held in Vientiane in 2020 when Laos will chair the summit, while Cambodia will chair the 9th Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) Summit.
Date: 17 June 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Vientiane Times

Bangkok Bank President has confidence in ASEAN Economy

BANGKOK, June 19 (NNT) - The President of Bangkok Bank spoke today at the AEC Business Forum 2018, expressing confidence in the ASEAN economy despite the escalating trade war between the United States and China.
Date: 19 June 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Thailand PM urges ASEAN to become Community Focusing on People

BANGKOK, June 18 (NNT) - Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha discussed with ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi the development of ASEAN as a community which primarily focuses on the people.
Date: 18 June 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Proposed Link between Malaysian, Singapore Exchanges to be reviewed

PUTRAJAYA, June 6 (Bernama) - The government will review the proposal for a trading link between Bursa Malaysia and the Singapore Exchange, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Date: 06 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Laos, Brunei further Bilateral Cooperation

Laos and Brunei have agreed to further strengthen bilateral relations, including in the fields of human resource development, air transport, drug control, labour, cultural exchange, and women’s development.
Date: 06 June 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Vientiane Times

DTI organizes Focus Group Ssession on ASEAN-Australia Digital Trade Survey

The DTI’s Bureau of Philippine Standards, together with the Standards Australia, organizes a half-day Focus Group Session on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-Australia Digital Trade Survey, on 11 May 2018 at the 6F Penthouse Boardroom of the Industry and Investments Building in Makati City.
Date: 02 June 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Department of Trade and Industry

ASEAN Leaders gathering to discuss Regional Priority Issues: Mulyani

Jakarta, June 5 (ANTARA News) - The ASEAN Leaders Gathering (ALG), as one of the agendas at the Annual Meeting of the International Monetary Fund-World Bank Group (AM IMF-WBG) 2018, will discuss regional priority issues, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani stated.
Date: 05 June 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Closer Chinese - ASEAN Cooperation called for against Terrorism

Beijing, June 5 (ANTARA News) - An analyst has called for closer cooperation between China and ASEAN in fighting terrorism in this region.
Date: 05 June 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

ASEAN, China to hold talks on South China Sea code in August

MANILA, June 2 (PNA) - The leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China are set to convene negotiations for the crafting of the Code of Conduct (COC) on the South China Sea in August, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano announced Friday. Cayetano, however, admitted that all parties are still facing challeng ...
Date: 02 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

ASEAN to forge Closer Cooperation on Cyber Security

Jakarta, May 31 (ANTARA News) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), under the chairmanship of Singapore this year, is giving a priority to cyber issues, especially cyber security.
Date: 31 May 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Asean, Norway to deepen and broaden Partnership

Jakarta, May 31 (ANTARA News) - ASEAN and Norway have reaffirmed their resolve to further strengthen their partnership by exploring practical cooperation in a number of mutually beneficial areas.
Date: 31 May 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Indonesia, Vietnam establish Cooperation in Construction

Jakarta, May 31 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Vietnam have established cooperation with regard to construction and property and will organize a joint business forum in the two fields, the Indonesian Embassy in Hanoi said in a press release received in Jakarta on Thursday.
Date: 31 May 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

ASEAN must stand united vs Protectionism: Singapore Minister

SINGAPORE, May 22 (PNA) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) must take a collective stand in favor of a free, open, rules-based trading system while combating protectionism, Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said Monday.
Date: 22 May 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Philippine News Agency

ASEAN Committee in DC holds First Meeting under PH Chairmanship

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 18 - Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manuel G. Romualdez presided over the first regular meeting of the ASEAN Committee in Washington (ACW) under the Philippines’ chairmanship at the Philippine Chancery Annex building on 11 May.
Date: 18 May 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Department of Foreign Affairs

Singapore seeks ASEAN Digital Growth, ways to fight Fake News

Singapore has called on fellow member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to be prepared for the onslaught of digitalisation as the trend is transforming the economy and the societies at dizzying pace.
Date: 11 May 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Myanmar Times

PH Embassy assumes Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 8 - Myanmar Ambassador to the United States Aung Lynn turns over the ASEAN Committee in Washington (ACW) Chairmanship to Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manuel G. Romualdez in a brief ceremony held at the Carlos P. Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on 02 May 2018.
Date: 08 May 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Department of Foreign Affairs

London School launches ASEAN Creativepreneurship Center

Jakarta, May 9 (ANTARA News) - The London School of Public Relations (LSPR) in Jakarta has launched the Center for ASEAN Creativepreneurship Studies (CACS) that will serve as a learning support institution to prepare students to become creative business players.
Date: 09 May 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Laos, Singapore cement ties signing MOUs on Education, Environment

Visiting President BounnhangVorachit and his Singaporean counterpart HalimahYacob have vowed to enhance bilateral ties and cooperation between the two Asean member countries.
Date: 10 May 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Vientiane Times

ASEAN+3 vows to strengthen Regional Financial Cooperation

MANILA, May 4 (PNA) - The 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) joined by China, South Korea and Japan (ASEAN Plus Three) have agreed to further strengthen the multilateral currency swap arrangement to enable members overcome crisis more speedily and promote sustained economic growth.
Date: 04 May 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Philippine News Agency