Critical 37th ASEAN Summit to be held Nov. 11th-15th

Critical 37th ASEAN Summit to be held Nov. 11th-15th

The 37th summit of the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) and related meetings will be held via video link from November 11th to 15th. Currently headed by Vietnam, its Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will chair the bi-annual event. The mee
ASEAN seals roadmap for future-ready human resources

ASEAN seals roadmap for future-ready human resources

On Wednesday September 16th, ASEAN Member States’ labour and education ministers launched the “Roadmap of ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Changing World of Work” as well as the “ASEAN Technical and Vocatio

Myanmar-ASEAN trade hits USD 9.9 billion

Trade between Myanmar and other ASEAN nations has reached USD 9.9 billion this fiscal year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Ministry of Commerce data reported by Xinhua News, and briefly reported in our Highlights section last week. Since
Myanmar’s trade with ASEAN members close to USD 10 billion this FY

Myanmar’s trade with ASEAN members close to USD 10 billion this FY

Ministry of Commerce released the trade numbers for the first ten months of the current fiscal year (October 2019 – July 2020) and trade between Myanmar and its fellow ASEAN members reached USD 9.94 billion over the period. Myanmar registered a
Myanmar- ASEAN commercial trade holds on in H1 of 19-20 FY

Myanmar- ASEAN commercial trade holds on in H1 of 19-20 FY

If the trade with its Indian neighbor is down 40% (see this week’s highlight), Myanmar’s commercial exchanges with its ASEAN partners remain healthy. According to the latest reports from the Ministry of Commerce, the aggregated sea and la

Myanmar attends ASEAN Plus Three pandemic video conference

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi met with leaders of ASEAN Plus Three (which includes all ASEAN nations as well as South Korea, China and Japan) in a video conference to discuss coordinated measures to protect the region amid the COVID-19 pandemic.