• Wed, 20 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Mekong nations reap gains from pact
    THE Lancang-Mekong Coopera-tion (LMC) initiative has significantly contributed to economic growth in terms of trade, investment and capacity building in countries in the Mekong basin, a Chinese senior official said.
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:40:02
    Commerce ministry celebrates Asean-China trade with speech
    To celebrate the 12th anniversary of the Asean-China Free Trade Agreement, Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce will stage a seminar on December 25 at the Centara Grand Hotel.
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  • Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:05:42
    Korean investors to tap into robot industry in Vietnam
    The ASEAN-Korea Centre will dispatch an investment and market research mission to Hanoi, Vietnam from 6 to 9 December 2017 in cooperation with the Vietnam Automation Association (VAA) and the Korea Institute for Robot Industry Advancement (KIRIA).
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Exporters encouraged to boost China sales
    The Commerce Ministry wants to see Thai exporters boost their sales to China when a free-trade agreement between Asean and China comes into effect on January 1, Auramon Supthaweethum deputy director-general of Trade Negotiations Department of Commerce Ministry, said yesterday.
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:37:39
    Asean, China draw closer on tourism following year of cooperation 
    New levels of Asean-China tourism cooperation were lauded as a success and an indication of more to come, at the closing ceremony of the “Asean-China Tourism Cooperation Year 2017”, which took place in the southern Chinese city of Kunming on November 17.
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Cutting plastic waste pollution at sea on agenda at Asean-China meeting in Phuket
    THAILAND’S GOAL to gradually eradicate plastic waste at sea by 80 million to 160 million kilograms a year by 2021, is expected to be affirmed by Jatuporn Burutpat, chief of the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, at the upcoming Asean and China Sea Waste Reduction Meeting, to be held in Phuket from November 22-23.
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Suu Kyi faces tepid UN criticism over Rohingya at summit
    CONCERNS about Rakhine state in Myanmar continued to emerge yesterday during Asean-related meetings in Manila, although Southeast Asian countries adhered to a humanitarian-aid framework to deal with the crisis.
  • Sat, 28 Oct 2017 00:27:20
    NEC provides cybersecurity training for Asean staff
    NEC Corporation has provided cybersecurity training for administrative staff of Asean through Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications’ Asean-Japan Cybersecurity Cooperation Hub project.
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  • Fri, 27 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    NEC Corporation has announced its cybersecurity training programme for administrative staff of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) through Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' "Asean-Japan Cybersecurity Cooperation Hub" project.
  • Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Koreans take to high-quality Asean products
    SOUTH Koreans are increasingly interested in buying high-quality food and beverage products from Asean, said Kim Young-sun, secretary general of the Asean-Korea Centre.
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:44:08
    PalVision Bangkok Hospitality Challenge to tee off in November
    The success of the - Phuket Hospitality Challenge 2017 has led to the partnership with FORE Management Group and ASEAN-EVENTS to team up and bring the very first Bangkok Hospitality Challenge to the Hospitality Industry in Bangkok on 9th November 2017.
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:37:38
    Customs worries Asean-China free trade will trigger influx of Chinese goods 
    The Customs Department will hold talk with its Chinese counterpart over the impact of a new free trade agreement between Asean and China that will come into effect in January next year, of the department director general, Kulit Sombatsiri, said on Monday.
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Measures approved in drive to spur EV production 
    THE GOVERNMENT is steering towards a set of measures to promote electric vehicle (EV) production in Thailand, while the Customs Department, the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Industry are in discussions to amend commitments under the Asean-China free trade agreement (ACFTA) to pave way for imports of EV parts to Thailand.
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:52:27
    ASEAN reps endorse VN East Sea code proposal
    ASEAN foreign ministers have endoresed a proposal by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh for the ASEAN-China Summit in November to issue an official statement on the start of negotiations over a Code of Conduct for the East Sea. 
  • Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:15:43
    Lots to see at Asean-India Expo
    The Asean-India Expo and Forum is being hosted for the first time by Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce and partner organisations, featuring insightful forum and the trade exposition offering premium-quality products from the 10 nations of Southeast Asia and India.
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