Mekong Monitor

27 September, 2018

Photo Credit: National Public Radio   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   MEKONG Thai government mulls cross-border trade zone in the Golden Triangle (24 September 2018) The Thai government is conducting a feasibility study to

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

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

Mekong Monitor

30 August, 2018

Photo Credit: AP   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   MYANMAR Myanmar’s Financial Inclusion Roadmap focuses on fintech (24 August 2018) The latest inclusion of forming a digital services working group that will be supervised

Mekong Monitor

23 August, 2018

Photo Credit: Myanmar Times   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   CAMBODIA Cambodia becomes the largest importer of Vietnam’s steel thanks to booming construction sector (23 August 2018) A boom in the construction sector has

Mekong Monitor

16 August, 2018

Photo Credit: Myanmar Times   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   MYANMAR Myanmar to liberalise its gold market after five decades (15 August 2018) Myanmar’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) aims to remove gold from its

Mekong Monitor

9 August, 2018

Photo Credit: Myanmar Times   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   MYANMAR Illegal trade on the rise across Myanmar due to corruption (2 August 2018) Illegal trade has been on the rise although Myanmar government

Mekong Monitor

2 August, 2018

Photo Credit: EPA   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   CAMBODIA EU and US threaten economic sanctions after Cambodia’s Ruling Party claims victory in elections with no viable opposition (30 July 2018) The conclusion of

Mekong Monitor

27 July, 2018

Photo Credit: GIZ   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   GREATER MEKONG SUBREGION European Union (EU) trains officials on the safety of transporting dangerous goods in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) (22 July 2018) Thailand