China-ASEAN Monitor

8 November, 2017

> Closer collaboration between China and Singapore on capital markets (5 November 2017) The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) have agreed to collaborate on the development of

Southeast Asia does not need Trump’s rhetoric

7 November, 2017

07 November 2017 Originally published in Nikkei Asian Review For regional business, what matters is economic ‘boots on the ground’ The phrase “boots on the ground,” often used by American leaders to describe the

Myanmar Monitor

2 November, 2017

Photo Credit: File Photo Economy, Investment and Trade Myanmar’s October PMI rises (1 November 2017) Myanmar’s Nikkei Purchasing Managers’ Index, or PMI, rose to 51.1 in October compared to 49.4 in September. Sian Jones,

Myanmar Monitor

26 October, 2017

Photo Credit: File Photo Economy, Investment and Trade Malaysia will continue investing in Myanmar despite Rohingya crisis (24 October 2017) Malaysian Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican has said that the

China-ASEAN Monitor

25 October, 2017

Photo Credit: Zhejiang Daily Economy, Investment and Trade Chinese firms to invest US$4.5 billion for industrial projects in the Philippines (24 October 2017) According to the Philippines Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) two

Myanmar Monitor

12 October, 2017

Photo Credit: File Photo Economy, Investment and Trade Investments needed to develop Yangon into regional trading hub (11 October 2017) Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein said that plans are underway for

China-ASEAN Monitor

11 October, 2017

Photo Credit: South China Morning Post Foreign Affairs China donates US$22 million worth of firearms to the Philippines (5 October 2017) China has given US$22 million in guns and ammunition to the Philippines in

Myanmar Monitor

5 October, 2017

Photo Credit: File Photo Economy, Investment and Trade Myanmar PMI continues to indicate manufacturing contraction (2 October 2017) The Nikkei Myanmar Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, or PMI, stood at 49.4 in September, signalling a

China-ASEAN Monitor

4 October, 2017

Photo Credit: South China Morning Post Economy, Investment and Trade China and Philippines to jointly explore oil and gas in South China Sea (28 September 2017) The Philippines Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, speaking at

Myanmar Monitor

28 September, 2017

Photo Credit: Frontier Monitor Economy, Investment and Trade Bankers warn unrealistic deadlines will cause economic disruption (25 September 2017) Banking industry executives warn that a severe disruption to the economy may occur unless a