Thu, 17 May 2018 01:30
World Bank report urges Thailand to revisit migrant worker policies to pursue 4.0 growth strategy
THAILAND is home to more than 55 per cent of the region’s migrant workers but if the country could back it up with proper policies, it could contribute to economic growth under the much-talked-about Thailand 4.0 strategy, according to a World Bank report.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:28
Vietnam presses for equal development in AEC
The Asean Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, meeting in Manila on Tuesday, adopted a resolution proposed by Vietnam to strengthen intra-regional cooperation and bring equity and inclusiveness to the Asean Economic Community (AEC).
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:20
Asean members give further boost to single aviation market
VIENTIANE - Air transport officials of Asean member state countries will work to build up the Asean Single Aviation Market, which is seen as one of the key milestones in developing the Asean Economic Community.
Sat, 05 Aug 2017 01:00
Fast-growing Asean is a double-edged sword
Asean has enjoyed a relatively successful and prosperous first 50 years. A key milestone is the establishment of the Asean Free Trade Area (AFTA) which laid the foundation for the Asean Economic Community (AEC), one of the three pillars of the Asean Community.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:00
TV Direct aims to make 3-RD Thailand’s
TV DIRECT, a home-shopping operator, yesterday revealed a strategic move to make its latest subsidiary 3-RD Co the country’s leading provider of outsourced contact-centre services as well as a regional base for such services in the Asean Economic Community (AEC) within five years.
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:00
30 Thai SMEs seek partners in Myanmar
WITH THE Asean Economic Community opening up the region, representatives of 30 Thai small and medium-sized enterprises visited Myanmar from Monday to Wednesday to seek out local partners.
Tue, 30 May 2017 01:00
Benefits from integration elude Laos
ALTHOUGH the Asean Economic Community has resulted in increased economic activity between Laos and other countries in the regional bloc, the nation still must overcome numerous challenges to benefit from regional economic integration.
Sun, 28 May 2017 01:00
ASEAN@50: Prioritising the Human Face for the Asean Economic Community
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) held its 30th Summit in Manila last month amid growing anti-globalisation sentiment in the West. As western markets become more inward-looking, intra-ASEAN Asian links will matter now, more than ever.
Tue, 02 May 2017 01:00
Cosmetics firm expands abroad
BSC COSMETOLOGY, a marketing and distribution unit of ICC International for skincare and cosmetics products, plans to continue its expansion in the Asean Economic Community (AEC) and its foray into China, said Bussabong Mingkwanyeon, vice president for the cosmetics and perfume division of ICC.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 12:06
PH, Asean to pursue single mart
In light of a sluggish global economic recovery, Asean finance ministers will keep tabs of progress made thus far since the Asean Economic Community (AEC)—aimed at making the region a single market and production base—went in full swing two years ago.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 01:00
CLMV could steal share of Thai farm exports
THAILAND’S agricultural products could lose market share to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) under the Asean Economic Community, despite the value of the Kingdom’s agricultural exports to Asean countries increasing this year, according to a study by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:00
Foreign investment in Asean property expands
PROPERTY DEVELOPERS from Japan, China, South Korea and Hong Kong are expanding their investment in Asean, thanks mainly to the implementation of the Asean Economic Community (AEC), which has led to massive programmes of public investment in infrastructure links between Southeast Asian countries.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 01:00
Video competition promotes benefit of ‘AEC of My Dreams’
THAIS have voiced their expectations for the Asean Economic Community through a video competition called “AEC of My Dreams”.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:19
Expanding Regional Supply Chains Through Hong Kong Kerry Logistics & Lalamove to Share Success Tips in Bangkok
Bangkok, 28 September 2016 - The Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Economic Cooperation mechanism and the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) are refining the supply chain network in Asia
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:00
Volvo Group forecasts strong truck sales in Laos
AFTER a 10-per-cent increase in sales volumes for Volvo and UD trucks in Thailand last year thanks to the launch of the Asean Economic Community, the brands’ dealer in Thailand has vowed to continue the success in such ways as delivering excellent after-s