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Inquirier.net
Technology as the great simplifier for AEC complexitiesFive months have passed since the historic landmark agreement came into effect,
Technology as the great simplifier for AEC complexities
Inquirier.net / Posted 56 minutes ago
Five months have passed since the historic landmark agreement came into effect, where the ten member Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries consisting of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Philippines,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Brexit impact greater than expected as markets fallthe globalised nature of financial markets, the impact of Brexit is expected to
Brexit impact greater than expected as markets fall
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 hours ago
the globalised nature of financial markets, the impact of Brexit is expected to spread worldwide but the overall impact on Asean will most likely be contained as countries like Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand do not have significant exposure to the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Post-arbitration scenariosChinese Maritime Silk Road initiative can be viewed as an attempt to create tra
Post-arbitration scenarios
The Manila Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Chinese Maritime Silk Road initiative can be viewed as an attempt to create trade and economic relations with the Asean community through trade, port and continental land bridges. In brief, China has a much bigger agenda than just playing... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Brexit Means the 'Death of a Certain Idea of Europe'domino effect. You had other regions coming together and modeling themselves of
Why Brexit Means the 'Death of a Certain Idea of Europe'
The Atlantic / Posted 5 hours ago
domino effect. You had other regions coming together and modeling themselves off the European Union: the African Union, ASEAN, MERCOSUR. On every continent, there seemed to be an attempt to create a regional support club that was not identical... Read more
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Sun Star
Brexit ‘a lesson’ to ASEANTHE Philippines, which forms part of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), and it
Brexit ‘a lesson’ to ASEAN
Sun Star / Posted 8 hours ago
THE Philippines, which forms part of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), and its peers in Southeast Asia should remember the lessons of the European Union. This, after the United Kingdom decided in a referendum to leave the 28-member... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Coloma suggests adherence to principles of Int’l Laware essential elements in ensuring the free flow of global commerce and this is
Coloma suggests adherence to principles of Int’l Law
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 hours ago
are essential elements in ensuring the free flow of global commerce and this is the position that has been adopted by ASEAN in successive summits since three or four years ago. This is the principle embodied in the Declaration on the Code of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Local stocks bleed with global martssee this having a big impact in the stock market,” Limlingan told Business Bull
Local stocks bleed with global marts
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 hours ago
see this having a big impact in the stock market,” Limlingan told Business Bulletin. Manuel V. Pangilinan, chairman of ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines, agreed with Limlingan, saying that bulk of the country’s economic growth comes... Read more
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Top Gear Philippines
What's the real score about the new Toyota Fortuner's auto transmission issue?mild, sometimes annoying, and in some cases harsh. Social-media groups consist
What's the real score about the new Toyota Fortuner's auto transmission issue?
Top Gear Philippines / Posted 12 hours ago
mild, sometimes annoying, and in some cases harsh. Social-media groups consisting of owners both here and elsewhere in the ASEAN region have been abuzz with speculation as to the actual reason for this issue. Some suggest it's merely an electronic... Read more
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The Star
EU, UK leaders must take steps to boost business confidence: EU-ABCpublic have voted. We hope that the politicians and policy makers will now work
EU, UK leaders must take steps to boost business confidence: EU-ABC
The Star / Posted 12 hours ago
public have voted. We hope that the politicians and policy makers will now work together to ensure a smooth transition,” EU-Asean Business Council (ABC) executive director Chris Humphrey said in a statement on Friday. The EU-ABC assured that Asean... Read more
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The Star
Privasia confident of consistent growthhe said. This year, he said, Privasia was also eyeing to increase the number o
Privasia confident of consistent growth
The Star / Posted 14 hours ago
he said. This year, he said, Privasia was also eyeing to increase the number of clients and penetrate the Asean market with its enhanced e-procurement platform, "Procurehere" - a centralised and automated system that manages... Read more
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International Business Times
Brexit: Japanese yen gains while other Asian currencies lose ground the Singapore dollar and Indonesian rupiah would be least affected because "the
Brexit: Japanese yen gains while other Asian currencies lose ground
International Business Times / Posted 15 hours ago
the Singapore dollar and Indonesian rupiah would be least affected because "the former [is] seen as a safer haven among ASEAN currencies, while the latter has so far been buffered by portfolio and direct investment flows as sentiment towards... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
'No problem in hosting two events'Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said Malaysia has no problem in hosting two s
'No problem in hosting two events'
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 16 hours ago
Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said Malaysia has no problem in hosting two sporting events, the 29th SEA Games and the Asean Para Games simultaneously, next year. This is because Malaysia is ready in terms of logistics, competition venues,... Read more
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New Kerala
'Strong collaboration' needed to help end violence against children in Viet Nam, says UN envoy - newkerala.com #81069her visit, Santos Pais delivered a keynote speech at the opening of the 4th Ass
'Strong collaboration' needed to help end violence against children in Viet Nam, says UN envoy - newkerala.com #81069
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
her visit, Santos Pais delivered a keynote speech at the opening of the 4th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Children Forum in Ha Noi, held a dialogue with the child delegates at the Forum, and visited the Social Work Center in... Read more
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Rappler
PayMaya Philippines to tap ASEAN marketsees transaction volume of across its platforms hitting P200 billion for the en
PayMaya Philippines to tap ASEAN market
Rappler / Posted 19 hours ago
sees transaction volume of across its platforms hitting P200 billion for the entire 2016 "We'll start initially with ASEAN then target countries even outside Asia," PayMaya Philippines President and CEO Orlando Vea told reporters on the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Supachai: Strength in Asean trade unitySupachai Panitchpakdi, former secretary-general of the UN Conference on Trade a
Supachai: Strength in Asean trade unity
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 hours ago
Supachai Panitchpakdi, former secretary-general of the UN Conference on Trade and Development, calls for Asean to band together to bolster its leverage in negotiating trade pacts. PATTARAPONG CHATPATTARASILL A former World Trade Organization (WTO)... Read more
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The Star
CIMB’s RM1bil Sompo Japan dealdominant position in the Japanese non-life bancassurance market - number 1 in J
CIMB’s RM1bil Sompo Japan deal
The Star / Posted 22 hours ago
dominant position in the Japanese non-life bancassurance market - number 1 in Japan - and its growing business in various Asean markets. At yesterday’s close, shares of CIMB closed four sen higher to RM4.34, giving it a market capitalisation of... Read more
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Business Standard India
China-backed Asean opposes India's stand on RCEP(RCEP) in New Zealand. It led to some nations, particularly those belonging to
China-backed Asean opposes India's stand on RCEP
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
(RCEP) in New Zealand. It led to some nations, particularly those belonging to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), pushing for dismantling of the three-tier system followed in the initial round of offers for goods... Read more
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Inquirier.net
For bringing honor back to PH, Aquino lauds envoysplayed a crucial role in keeping the maritime dispute on top of the agenda of t
For bringing honor back to PH, Aquino lauds envoys
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
played a crucial role in keeping the maritime dispute on top of the agenda of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), and sought to push fellow regional leaders to sign a legally binding agreement to preserve the status quo while... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Blustar notches first D-League winfour games. Blustar, composed mostly of Malaysians who were part of the Westpo
Blustar notches first D-League win
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
four games. Blustar, composed mostly of Malaysians who were part of the Westports Malaysia Dragons’ title victory in the ASEAN Basketball League earlier this year, also took pride in registering its first win after an embarrassing 122-60 loss to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
The South China Sea: Historical perspectives and contemporary reflectionsand reefs to wider maritime areas, but without spinning out of control. A good
The South China Sea: Historical perspectives and contemporary reflections
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
and reefs to wider maritime areas, but without spinning out of control. A good proof was the “golden era” of the China-ASEAN relations from 1991 to the end of 2010, during which bilateral cooperation flourished and trade ballooned nearly 37... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines assured of continuous support under any US presidentin its planned accession to the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership. “The Philipp
Philippines assured of continuous support under any US president
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
in its planned accession to the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership. “The Philippines has also been helpful in strengthening ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) ties with the United States,” he said. But aside from trade and investment,... Read more
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New Kerala
China's attempt to maintain hegemony can creates hurdles: Shyam Saran - newkerala.com #80964also referred to China's alleged attempts to bully the regional grouping, the A
China's attempt to maintain hegemony can creates hurdles: Shyam Saran - newkerala.com #80964
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
also referred to China's alleged attempts to bully the regional grouping, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). Saran said: "India and Singapore can play a major role in the balance of power." Speaking on the occasion, senior... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PayMaya targets P200-B haul in 2016this year and plans to go international soon. At present, PayMaya is in discus
PayMaya targets P200-B haul in 2016
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
this year and plans to go international soon. At present, PayMaya is in discussion with prospective partners in the ASEAN and one other outside the region, Voyager President Doy Vea told reporters yesterday. Currently, PayMaya ranks as the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
UPDATED: Aung San Suu Kyi visits Thailandairport by Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak. Ms Suu Kyi will deliver
UPDATED: Aung San Suu Kyi visits Thailand
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
airport by Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak. Ms Suu Kyi will deliver the keynote speech at the "Myanmar, Asean and the World" forum at the Foreign Ministry before going to Government House tommorrow. Her plan to visit the Tham... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Suu Kyi meets migrant workers in Mahachaiin 2012 to meet Myanmar migrants while on a trip to Thailand. Ms Suu Kyi will
Suu Kyi meets migrant workers in Mahachai
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
in 2012 to meet Myanmar migrants while on a trip to Thailand. Ms Suu Kyi will deliver a keynote speech on the "Myanmar, Asean and the World" forum at the Foreign Ministry before going to Government House. Her plan to visit the Tham Hin refugee... Read more
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Sun Star
Filipino consul wins seat in UN treaty body on gender equalityher previous stint in CEDAW, she brought the Convention’s concepts to the Assoc
Filipino consul wins seat in UN treaty body on gender equality
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
her previous stint in CEDAW, she brought the Convention’s concepts to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). In the DFA, she has an unbeatable 57-year record of service performing in various capacities in multilateral fora... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Suu Kyi meets migrant workers in Mahachaiin 2012 to meet Myanmar migrants while on a trip to Thailand. Ms Suu Kyi will
Suu Kyi meets migrant workers in Mahachai
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
in 2012 to meet Myanmar migrants while on a trip to Thailand. Ms Suu Kyi will deliver a keynote speech on the "Myanmar, Asean and the World" forum at the Foreign Ministry before going to Government House. Her plan to visit the Tham Hin refugee... Read more
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The Star
Vote of confidence by Khairy for two Games-in-onePUTRAJAYA: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin is adamant about staging
Vote of confidence by Khairy for two Games-in-one
The Star / Posted yesterday
PUTRAJAYA: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin is adamant about staging the 29th SEA Games and 9th Asean Para Games simultaneously in Kuala Lumpur next year. But that can only happen if the South-East Asian Games Federation (SAGF), who have... Read more
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New Kerala
Karnataka Region Economic Trade Organisation opens memberships - newkerala.com #80808constituted on Wednesday in the presence of trade commissioners from Saudi Arab
Karnataka Region Economic Trade Organisation opens memberships - newkerala.com #80808
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
constituted on Wednesday in the presence of trade commissioners from Saudi Arabia, Turkey, East and South Africa Division, ASEAN Region, WANA Region, Western Europe Division and the Consuls of Djibouti and Estonia and others. Some of the services... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Filipino ambassador bags seat in UN bodyon Women. The Filipino diplomat then shared the convention’s concepts to the A
Filipino ambassador bags seat in UN body
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
on Women. The Filipino diplomat then shared the convention’s concepts to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 “The human condition and the human spirit of the women in... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
AirAsia X confident of new Tehran routetap into and we will look forward to deepening our footprint in the region, and
AirAsia X confident of new Tehran route
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
tap into and we will look forward to deepening our footprint in the region, and ensuring Malaysians and other citizens of Asean can fly further with us!" He said the commencement of this route is timely to complement the group's growing flight... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
PH Ambassador Manalo wins seat in UN committee fighting for gender equalitylater, to achieve a better life for the people of Southeast Asia. Let us in the
PH Ambassador Manalo wins seat in UN committee fighting for gender equality
Coconuts Manila / Posted yesterday
later, to achieve a better life for the people of Southeast Asia. Let us in the Philippines start this journey and lead ASEAN to greater heights in peace, in equality, in prosperity and in the exercise of social justice,” Ambassador Manalo... Read more
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dna
US warns China against provocations once court rules on South China Sea claimsdown an apparent display of disunity by Southeast Asian countries last week. T
US warns China against provocations once court rules on South China Sea claims
dna / Posted yesterday
down an apparent display of disunity by Southeast Asian countries last week. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), following a foreign ministers meeting in China, issued and then abruptly withdrew a statement that expressed deep... Read more
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The Financial Express
Honda ramps up its India strategy with big Karnataka drivepercentage earlier.” Regarding customization demands, he said India was catchi
Honda ramps up its India strategy with big Karnataka drive
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
percentage earlier.” Regarding customization demands, he said India was catching up with global markets, particularly Asean countries. “Honda will look at the opportunity to customise all its products in India with different kits package to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Mobikon acquires social and marketing solutions provider MassBlurb for $1 millionin a mixed equity and cash deal estimated to be around $1 million. The acquisi
Mobikon acquires social and marketing solutions provider MassBlurb for $1 million
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
in a mixed equity and cash deal estimated to be around $1 million. The acquisition will help the Jungle Ventures and Asean tech-fund Qualgro-backed Mobikon to integrate online review management, website automation and other services to its... Read more
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The Star
CIMB Research retains Hold for Westportsfor the OCEAN alliance, so that leaves the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) which
CIMB Research retains Hold for Westports
The Star / Posted yesterday
for the OCEAN alliance, so that leaves the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) which is used as Evergreen’s transshipment hub in Asean. Evergreen could potentially move its transshipment hub to Westports, or perhaps to Singapore, although the latter... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Southeast Asia steelmakers bid to emerge from China's shadowarc furnace plants have been idled and capacity utilization across the 10-membe
Southeast Asia steelmakers bid to emerge from China's shadow
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
arc furnace plants have been idled and capacity utilization across the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) grouping has fallen to less than 40 percent from around 65 percent following a 2010 regional free trade agreement with... Read more
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The Star
AirAsia X upbeat about its new route to Tehranof this route is timed perfectly to complement the groups growing flight networ
AirAsia X upbeat about its new route to Tehran
The Star / Posted yesterday
of this route is timed perfectly to complement the groups growing flight network here, where the connectivity with Asean, China and Australia is being optimised with the new destinations and frequencies that we have introduced across the... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. warns China against provocations once court rules on sea claimsdown an apparent display of disunity by Southeast Asian countries last week. Th
U.S. warns China against provocations once court rules on sea claims
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
down an apparent display of disunity by Southeast Asian countries last week. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), following a foreign ministers meeting in China, issued and then abruptly withdrew a statement that expressed deep... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S. warns China against provocations once court rules on sea claimsdown an apparent display of disunity by Southeast Asian countries last week. Th
U.S. warns China against provocations once court rules on sea claims
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
down an apparent display of disunity by Southeast Asian countries last week. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), following a foreign ministers meeting in China, issued and then abruptly withdrew a statement that expressed deep... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Selangor to collaborate closely with Taiwanese investorscloser collaboration with Taiwanese investors in line with the country’s refres
Selangor to collaborate closely with Taiwanese investors
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
closer collaboration with Taiwanese investors in line with the country’s refreshed policy of expanding aggressively into Asean. Selangor State senior executive councilor for Investment, Industry and Commerce, Small and Medium Enterprise and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US warns China against provocations once court rules on sea claimsdown an apparent display of disunity by Southeast Asian countries last week. Th
US warns China against provocations once court rules on sea claims
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
down an apparent display of disunity by Southeast Asian countries last week. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), following a foreign ministers meeting in China, issued and then abruptly withdrew a statement that expressed deep... Read more
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The Star
U.S. warns China against provocations once court rules on sea claimsdown an apparent display of disunity by Southeast Asian countries last week. Th
U.S. warns China against provocations once court rules on sea claims
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
down an apparent display of disunity by Southeast Asian countries last week. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), following a foreign ministers meeting in China, issued and then abruptly withdrew a statement that expressed deep... Read more
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Daily News
Apparel exports to China to reach US$ 500 mnduties lowered. The Minister requested for the apparel industry of Sri Lanka t
Apparel exports to China to reach US$ 500 mn
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
duties lowered. The Minister requested for the apparel industry of Sri Lanka to be given a level playing field similar to ASEAN countries, Making use of the Asia Pacific Trade Agreement which Sri Lanka is a party to, where the apparel exports to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Arbitral court ruling won’t ease sea tensions – USalso claimed by the Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia and Taiwan.Beijing
Arbitral court ruling won’t ease sea tensions – US
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
also claimed by the Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia and Taiwan.Beijing praises ally China, meanwhile, praised its ASEAN ally Cambodia for siding with Beijing on the South China Sea row. “We highly commend and appreciate Prime Minister Hun... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No instant reprisal under Phl-US pactlater. That says a lot about Philippine-Chinese relations. “In 2015, while Chi
No instant reprisal under Phl-US pact
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
later. That says a lot about Philippine-Chinese relations. “In 2015, while China-Asia trade fell 7.8 percent and China-ASEAN trade by 1.7 percent, the Philippines was one of only four ASEAN members that retained a positive trade growth with the... Read more
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Sun Star
Spectators to ‘Brexit’may enter the EU duty-free. “Trade with the EU, whether we are exporting from
Spectators to ‘Brexit’
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
may enter the EU duty-free. “Trade with the EU, whether we are exporting from the Philippines or exporting as part of ASEAN, will continue to prosper,” he said. (ASEAN stands for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.) Senen Perlada of... Read more
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Sun Star
Senators hopeful tax reforms will pass under Duterte adminreducing corporate income tax rates, noting that with a 30-percent corporate in
Senators hopeful tax reforms will pass under Duterte admin
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
reducing corporate income tax rates, noting that with a 30-percent corporate income tax rate, which is the highest among Asean countries, the Philippines might be left behind in the tight race for job-creating investments. Angara cited a recent... Read more
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Sun Star
Ledesma: Dialogue with Chinain the West Philippine Sea or South China Sea. Ambassador Rosario Manalo who w
Ledesma: Dialogue with China
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
in the West Philippine Sea or South China Sea. Ambassador Rosario Manalo who was head of the High Level Task Force on Asean Charter advised Duterte to “launch bilateral talks with China to settle the raging sea dispute”. Then there is former... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH banks need to focus on informal sectors – WBSystem: Opportunities and Challenges,” Mylenko also said, “There appears to be
PH banks need to focus on informal sectors – WB
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
System: Opportunities and Challenges,” Mylenko also said, “There appears to be a headroom if we compare Philippines to Asean [Association if Southeast Asian Nations] countries for the continued expansion of intermediation in the private... Read more
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