Myanmar Monitor

17 August, 2017

Photo Credit: The Irrawaddy Economy, Investment and Trade Visa on arrival continues in Myanmar (15 August 2017) Myanmar’s Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population has agreed to continue issuing visas on arrival (VOA) to

China-ASEAN Monitor

16 August, 2017

Photo Credit: china.org.cn Economy, Investment and Trade Thailand rejects China’s loan terms on railway project (14 August 2017) Thailand rejected China’s loan terms for the Sino-Thai high speed train citing Beijing’s unfair interest rates.

Asean: Due credit and formidable challenges

14 August, 2017

14 August 2017 Originally published in The Star Online FIRST, let us give credit where it is due: 50 years of continued existence in half a century of challenge and change is a feat

Myanmar Monitor

10 August, 2017

Photo Credit: Myanmar Times Economy, Investment and Trade Myanmar to deepen capital markets (7 August 2017) Myanmar is planning to allow trading of Government Treasury Bonds on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX). According to

China-ASEAN Monitor

9 August, 2017

File Photo Economy, Investment and Trade Malaysia awards US$364 million railway project to China-led consortium (3 August 2017) Malaysia’s national rail operator Prasarana Malaysia awarded a US$364 million project to a China-led consortium consisting

Myanmar Monitor

3 August, 2017

File Photo Economy, Investment and Trade ASEAN-Hong Kong FTA to attract investments and finances for Myanmar (31 July 2017) The ASEAN-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is expected to facilitate investments and provide much

China-ASEAN Monitor

2 August, 2017

Photo Credit: Foreign Affairs Economy, Investment and Trade Philippines says China cannot hire Chinese nationals for projects (2 August 2017) The Philippines does not permit the hiring of foreign construction workers and will not

Singapore predicament, Asean challenge

31 July, 2017

29 July 2017 Originally published in The Star Online SINGAPORE is no longer a boring political place which finds its substitute excitement in neighbouring Malaysia or Indonesia. It has plenty of its own now.

Myanmar Monitor

27 July, 2017

File Photo Economy, Investment and Trade Myanmar moving towards interbank lending (26 July 2017) Myanmar is moving towards interbank lending as its first repurchase agreement (repo) transaction of nearly US$400,000 was successfully made through

China-ASEAN Monitor

26 July, 2017

Photo Credit: Cambonomist Economy, Investment and Trade China funds 70% of Cambodia’s transport infrastructure (24 July 2017) Cambodian Transport Minister Sun Chanthol said that 70% of roads and bridges in the country have been