China-ASEAN Monitor

26 September, 2018

Photo credit: The National Interest   Economy, Investment and Trade Philippines and Fujian look to boost economic relations (22 September 2018) The Philippines is looking to improve its economic ties with the Chinese province

Malaysia: August 2018 consumer price inflation

21 September, 2018
By Michelle Chia, Economist, CIMB Research and Economic and Lim Yee Ping, Economist, CIMB Research |

HIGHLIGHTS August 2018 consumer price inflation Inflation slipped to a 42-month low of 0.2% yoy in August, the last month of a tax holiday, before the SST came into effect on 1 September The

China-ASEAN Monitor

20 September, 2018

Prime Minister Hun Sen shakes hands with China’s First Vice-Premier Han Zheng at the China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning on Tuesday. HUN SEN VIA FACEBOOK   Economy, Investment and Trade Chinese Vice Premier pushes ASEAN

Mekong Monitor

20 September, 2018

Photo Credit: Bangkok Post   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   THAILAND Thailand to play an important role in Southeast Asia’s digital development (20 September 2018) Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha stated that Thailand would

Mekong Monitor

13 September, 2018

Photo Credit: Hanoi Times   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   VIETNAM Vietnam to develop e-commerce infrastructure (10 September 2018) Vietnam’s e-commerce sector is growing at a fast pace, but according to the Director of

China-ASEAN Monitor

12 September, 2018

Prime Minister Hun Sen shakes hands with China’s First Vice-Premier Han Zheng at the China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning on Tuesday. HUN SEN VIA FACEBOOK   Economy, Investment and Trade Hun Sen commits to safeguarding

Mekong Monitor

7 September, 2018

Photo Credit: Bangkok Post   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   THAILAND Thailand is the most digitally disrupted market in Asia Pacific (29 August 2018) Thailand has been listed as the most digitally disrupted market

China-ASEAN Monitor

5 September, 2018

File photo   Economy, Investment and Trade The Philippines to ink ten infrastructure loan agreements with China (28 August 2018) The Department of Budget and Management has confirmed that at least ten infrastructure loan

50th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ (AEM) Meeting

5 September, 2018

  The 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ (AEM) meeting concluded in Singapore on 1 September 2018. The meeting was chaired by Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry, Chan Chun Sing. Prior to the 50th AEM