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Asean, China to strengthen Free-Trade Agreement (FTA)

Asean and Chinese leaders will ink two agreements facilitating trade growth between the two sides under the Asean-China Free-Trade Agree-ment (FTA) at their bilateral summit this month.

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Asean and Chinese leaders will ink two agreements facilitating trade growth between the two sides under the Asean-China Free-Trade Agree-ment (FTA) at their bilateral summit this month.

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The two sides’ leaders are scheduled to meet  on November 18 in Cambodia during a summit of the Asean leaders plus those of six partner countries.

Commerce Ministry Inspector-General Boonyarit Kalayanamit said that trade and investment between Asean and China should grow following the recent agreement of both sides to eliminate technical trade barriers.

The first agreement to be signed by Asean and China would eliminate technical trade barriers and sanitary and phytosanitary (animal and plant health) standards. The second would support free trade by giving officials more flexibility in drawing up rules to facilitate business growth between Asean and China.

via Asean, China intend to strengthen FTA.

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Singapore’s PayNow and Thailand’s PromptPay Launch Cross-border Payment System

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In a global first, Singapore and Thailand have linked their real-time payment systems, PayNow and PromptPay allowing international fund transfers between the two countries within minutes.

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Digital Revolution and Repression in Myanmar and Thailand

Activists have also proactively published social media content in multiple languages using the hashtags #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar and #WhatsHappeningInThailand to boost coverage of events on the ground.

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Following the February 1 coup, Myanmar’s netizens became the latest to join the #MilkTeaAlliance, an online collective of pro-democracy youth across Asia.

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Vietnam: Manufacturing to remain the key driver of growth

We expect robust exports, led by strong global demand for electronics, to continue to underpin solid economic growth over the remainder of this year with GDP forecast to rise close to 8%.

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Vietnam’s Binh Dinh Industrial Zone: Opportunities for Foreign Investors

GDP growth was unchanged at 4.5% y/y in Q1. Manufacturing activity surged, while the recovery in service sector activity and construction continued albeit at a more subdued pace as some localised social distancing measures were reinstated.

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