Mekong Monitor

13 December, 2018

Photo credit: The Phnom Penh Post   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   CAMBODIA, LAOS Cambodia, Laos pledge to boost bilateral trade (7 December 2018) Cambodia and Laos have agreed to increase trade and investment

China-ASEAN Monitor

13 December, 2018

Photo Credit: GCash   Economy, Investment and Trade The Philippines aims for a cashless society using Chinese technology (21 May 2018) Partnering with Alibaba Group’s affiliate Ant Financials, Filipino company Mynt has introduced a

China-ASEAN Monitor

12 December, 2018

Photo credit: AFP   Economy, Investment and Trade Indonesia seeks US$60 billion investment for Belt and Road infrastructure projects (7 December 2018) Indonesia is “currently in the discussion stages” with China concerning electricity, energy

Mekong Monitor

6 December, 2018

Photo credit: Reuters   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   CAMBODIA, THAILAND First nine months of Cambodia-Thailand trade in 2018 surpassed that of the entire 2017 (4 December 2018) Trade between Cambodia and Thailand in

China-ASEAN Monitor

5 December, 2018

Photo credit: Xinhua   Economy, Investment and Trade Rail-sea routes help ASEAN goods extend reach in China (2 December 2018) Southeast Asian commodities have benefited from the over 700 China-ASEAN rail-sea routes connecting traders

Mekong Monitor

29 November, 2018

Photo credit: Khmer Times   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   CAMBODIA Cambodia and Nepal to ink aviation agreement (28 November 2018) Cambodia and Nepal will sign an Air Service Agreement (ASA) in early December,

China-ASEAN Monitor

28 November, 2018

Photo credit: New Straits Times   Economy, Investment and Trade Malaysia bets on durian as demand from China rises (26 November 2018) Malaysia foresees a rise in large-scale durian farming as it expects a

Mekong Monitor

22 November, 2018

Photo credit: The Straits Times   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   THAILAND Thailand assumes ASEAN chairmanship amid challenges (16 November 2018) Thailand unveiled the theme of its ASEAN chairmanship—Advancing Partnership for Sustainability—at the closing

China-ASEAN Monitor

21 November, 2018

Photo credit: People’s Daily Online   Economy, Investment and Trade Strategic partnership vision 2030 hailed as milestone in China-ASEAN relations (15 November 2018) China and ASEAN Member States adopted the China-ASEAN Partnership Vision 2030

Mekong Monitor

15 November, 2018

Photo credit: Real Estate   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   CAMBODIA EBA withdrawal could affect Cambodia’s real estate sector (7 November 2018) The potential discontinuation of the European Union’s duty-free trade privileges under its