Khmer Times sits down with Martin Wolf, BASF’s business director for Asean, to discuss the company’s short and long-term plans in Cambodia as well as the industry’s current situation and outlook.
PM says the launch of the first direct flight with Indonesia will spur growth in tourism.
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As global stakeholders, the EU and Asean have the responsibility to advance the international rules-based order and preserve their ‘global commons’.
If they are managed effectively, minilaterals can well complement the Asean community building process.
The Asian Development Bank has invested $20 million in AC Energy’s maiden climate bond issuance, the bank . on Monday.
Under the theme “Asean – The Power of One” the 38th edition of the Asean Tourism Forum (ATF) was successfully held at Ha Long City, Vietnam,
CIMB Bank officially launches its presence in the Philippines.
Cambodia’s score in Transparency International’s CPI slips by one point.
Strategically located at the center of the Mekong Region and Southeast Asia, Cambodia has great potential to become a bridging state in the region.
Asean is the world’s sixth-largest economy with a GDP of more than $2.5 trillion and an annual growth rate of around 5 percent.
On the sidelines of the on-going Asean-EU Ministerial Meeting in Brussels, Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn met with EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström to discuss the future of Cambodia’s access to the Everything-but-arms preferential trade agreement.
In 2018 Cambodia experienced the 3rd largest increase in Int’l tourists in Asean.
About 200 delegates are gathered to speed up sustainable tourism development.
Cambodia is prioritising the testing and implementation of the Asean Single Window, a system to streamline and digitalise export processes across Asean, according to a public official.
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There is no consensus on what the Indo-Pacific concept will cover. It is not clear what kind of structure is needed for such an Indo-Pacific construct.
Laos has not fully benefited from the recent regional economic integration.
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which is the new acronym for the earlier botched Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), might pose serious problems for Asean countries that are signing up to this major trade and investment deal.
80 Cambodian students from 11 different universities, dressed in pepper-and-salt suits and stiff collars, stepped into the world of Asean delegates last week at the Pannasastra University of Cambodia (PUC), Phnom Penh.
Myanmar and Asean vowe to repatriate displaced persons from Bangladesh.
Asean’s rapid urbanisation has implications for important issues such as strained infrastructure, rising inequalities, and public safety and security.
Cambodia hosted the second regional conference on Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and Natural Language Processing Technologies (NLPT) for Asean languages, aiming at improving communication and information sharing through research in the region.
Nissan launches its newest model, the Nissan Terra, in Phnom Penh on Friday.
Developing a harmonised approach to the digital economy would help Asean harness the opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (or Industry 4.0) and enhance the regional grouping’s digital competitiveness, writes Phidel Vineles.
Tensions in the South China Sea have somewhat abated but the latent flashpoint remains. In mid-October 2018, a near collision took place between a US and Chinese warship.
Metfone C-League champions, NagaWorld have been drawn in Group F of the ASEAN region AFC Asian Cup 2019.
Thailand is the next Asean Chair in 2019 after the just concluded Asean Summit in Singapore this month. This is in keeping with Thailand’s hopes to regain its place of regional leadership.
In 2015, the Cambodian government’s set target of exporting one million tons of rice fell short the moment it was announced.
Technology companies Google, Cisco Systems, Lazada, Microsoft, SEA Ltd, GrabTaxi, and PT Tokopedia plan to train some 20 million people in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across Asean to develop their digital skills by 2020.