corporates optimistic on asean business opportunities

Corporates optimistic on ASEAN business opportunities

British lender Standard Chartered today launched its “Winning in ASEAN” report, showcasing business sentiment, opportunities, and strategies corporates can undertake to navigate the global shifts and drive growth in the region.
asean poised to become global tech and startup hub

ASEAN poised to become global tech and startup hub

As the pandemic forced millions to go online to shop, work, and socialise, Southeast Asia’s economy digitalised at a breathtaking speed. Along the way, innovative startups and disruptive tech firms boldly explored a new and competitive economic frontier for the region’s future.
vietnam hong kong target boosting bilateral trade to 50 billion

Vietnam-Hong Kong target boosting bilateral trade to $50 billion

Vietnam and Hong Kong set the target for a hike in bilateral trade turnover to $50 billion in the next five years, making Vietnam the city's largest trade partner in ASEAN.
asean approach underpins robust investment inflow

ASEAN approach underpins robust investment inflow

Further facilitation of a more competitive investment environment leveraged by the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is helping Vietnam attract more funding from ASEAN and its partners.
cambodian scholar highlights vietnams contributions to asean summits

Cambodian scholar highlights Vietnam's contributions to ASEAN Summits

Vietnam has always been an active and responsible member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and coordinated with Cambodia to contribute to the success of the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summits and Related Summits, which just concluded in Phnom Penh, a Cambodian scholar has said.
pm pham minh chinh meets with us president joe biden in phnom penh

PM Pham Minh Chinh meets with US President Joe Biden in Phnom Penh

Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with US President Joe Biden on November 12 within the framework of the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summits and Related Summits in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
asean countries betting on adoption of cloud services

ASEAN countries betting on adoption of cloud services

As ASEAN nations are quickening digital transformation to achieve their new missions for the digital age, various agencies and tech titans are building new plans to meet regional growing needs.
asean eu sign worlds first bloc to bloc air transport agreement

ASEAN, EU sign world’s first bloc-to-bloc air transport agreement

The ASEAN, European Union (EU) and their member states signed the Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (ASEAN-EU CATA) at the 28th ASEAN Transport Ministers’ Meeting in Bali, Indonesia on October 17.
economies evolve china1 strategy

Economies evolve China+1 strategy

For the last few years, manufacturers have been utilising a China+1 strategy in order to not place too much reliance on one location, and areas like Southeast Asia and India are benefiting. The strategy is now being tweaked and tinkered with as a result of geopolitical tensions and China’s ongoing battle with anti-pandemic policy.
vietnam contributes importantly to aseans economic growth asean deputy secretary general

Vietnam contributes importantly to ASEAN’s economic growth: ASEAN Deputy Secretary-General

Deputy Secretary-General for ASEAN Economic Community for 2021-2024, Satvinder Singh, has affirmed that Vietnam is one of the strongest contributors to ASEAN’s dynamic, resilient economy and is a very critical partner for ASEAN’s integration.
asean countries rush to address digital skills gap

ASEAN countries rush to address digital skills gap

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been cooperating with countries across ASEAN in upskilling to meet their digital transformation needs.
clouds in asean set to turbocharge digital innovation

Clouds in ASEAN set to turbocharge digital innovation

Vietnam and regional countries are making big steps in cloud transformation as part of their digital transformation journey, with the trend to further intensify. Eric Conrad, regional managing director for Worldwide Public Sector ASEAN at Amazon Web Services, known as AWS, talked with VIR’s Bich Thuy about the cloud journey in Vietnam and the region, as well as future opportunities at the AWS Public Sector Summit 2022 in Singapore.
fresh connections reinforce trade facilitation in asean

Fresh connections reinforce trade facilitation in ASEAN

With the full liberalisation of trade within the ASEAN Economic Community, businesses from regional nations have capitalised on the bloc’s trade facilitation with a view to expanding investment and exports to Vietnam, while the country has also followed suit with other regional markets.
asean education ministers to meet in hanoi next week

ASEAN education ministers to meet in Hanoi next week

The 12th ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting (ASED) and related meetings will be held in Hanoi from October 11-14, with the participation of education ministers, senior officials and experts from 10 ASEAN member states and eight partner countries.
public sector summit 2022 empowering cloud technology in asean

Public Sector Summit 2022 - Empowering cloud technology in ASEAN

The AWS Public Sector Summit opened in Singapore on October 6, discussing cloud transformation and the upscaling of cloud technology in ASEAN.