Asean morning news for November 5

Asean morning news for November 5

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Smart logistics boosts Asean’s economic integration with China Last year more than 40 billion packages were delivered in China – half the world’s global total. — The Nation Commentary: The rebirth of the ASEAN miracle growth model The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) has come a […]

Asean morning news for November 2

Asean morning news for November 2

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean minimum wages: ‘Measly’ pay rise sees Filipinos’ wages continue to shrink (video) A Philippine labour group which last Thursday slammed a proposed PHP20 (about US$0.37) daily minimum wage increase for workers in Metro Manila as “demeaning” and out of step with rising inflation, yesterday […]

Asean morning news for November 1

Asean morning news for November 1

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   11 countries to launch TPP deal without USA and PH A trade pact between 11 Pacific Rim nations will come into force this year after Australia became the sixth country to ratify it, nearly two years after President Trump withdrew the US from talks. — […]

Asean morning news for October 31

Asean morning news for October 31

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Financing for clean energy projects pushed for ASEAN economies To push more environment-friendly alternatives into the energy mix of economies in the region, a clean energy financing roadmap has been cast during the 36th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) here. — Manila Bulletin China’s […]

Asean morning news for October 30

Asean morning news for October 30

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN endorses roadmap to meet region’s increasing energy demand The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has endorsed an energy investment roadmap designed to attract investment and build sustainable financing models to meet increasing energy needs. — Channel NewsAsia China to work with ASEAN on […]

Asean morning news for October 29

Asean morning news for October 29

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Minimum wages surge across Southeast Asia Minimum wages in Southeast Asia are rising sharply as governments strive to please their publics, but the trend could slow foreign investment as the region loses its edge as a low-cost production hub. — Nikkei Asian Review (paywall) ASEAN […]

Asean morning news for October 26

Asean morning news for October 26

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   New entrants to spur telco competition in Asia Pacific Global credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service said the telecommunications sector in Asia Pacific (APAC) will face stronger competition and increasing commoditization in 2019 caused by new entrants in the industry. — The Philippine Star Southeast […]

Asean morning news for October 25

Asean morning news for October 25

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   17 ASEAN schools in top 100 QS Asian university rankings for 2019 Sixteen schools in 6 Southeast Asian countries made it to the top 100 of the 2019 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings released Wednesday, October 24. — Rappler Singapore, Thailand to push Burma […]

Asean morning news for October 24

Asean morning news for October 24

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Maritime security: Time for Asean to reach beyond low hanging fruit During its year as Asean chair Singapore has continued the association’s work in developing measures to help mitigate tensions in the South China Sea. — AEC News Today Joint statements released following ASEAN Defence […]

Asean morning news for October 23

Asean morning news for October 23

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ADB invests $25 million in private equity fund focused on ASEAN SMEs The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a $25 million equity investment in Exacta Asia Investment II L. P., a private equity fund focused on investing in small and medium-sized enterprises […]

Asean morning news for October 22

Asean morning news for October 22

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   U.S., China Agree to Asia Defense Rules to Avoid Air Crashes The non-binding guidelines had been formally adopted a day earlier by defense ministers from ASEAN’s 10 member nations. — Bloomberg Don’t mention the US-China trade war: Asia and Asean are pressing ahead with their […]

Asean morning news for October 19

Asean morning news for October 19

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean defence ministers expected to ink world’s first multilateral air code Defence ministers from the Asean grouping meeting here from Friday (Oct 19) are set to ink the world’s first multilateral air guidelines on engagement between military planes, with major powers such as the United […]

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