mekong countries emphasise infrastructure connectivity

Mekong countries emphasise infrastructure connectivity

16:32 | 21/09/2017 Global Economy

Countries in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) should enhance their economic and infrastructure connectivity to promote economic development in the sub-region, Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dang Huy Dong said at a forum on September 19.
britain to promise 20 billion euros in brexit bill ft

Britain to promise 20 billion euros in Brexit bill: FT

15:03 | 20/09/2017 Global Economy

British Prime Minister Theresa May will promise to pay a Brexit divorce bill of at least 20 billion euros (£18 billion, $24 billion), according to officials cited by the Financial Times.
venezuelan presidents plan to beat hunger Venezuelan president's plan to beat hunger

15:04 | 19/09/2017 Global Economy

Venezuela’s government has urged citizens to see rabbits as more than “cute pets” as it defended a plan to breed and eat them – even as the opposition says this would do nothing to end chronic food shortages.
cuba tries to recover tourism industry hit by hurricane irma Cuba tries to recover tourism industry hit by hurricane Irma

15:49 | 18/09/2017 Global Economy

Cuban authorities are making big efforts to recover the tourism industry, the most dynamic sector of the island's economy, which was seriously hit by the devastating hurricane Irma a week ago.
thailand promotes trade in clmv countries Thailand promotes trade in CLMV countries

14:23 | 17/09/2017 Global Economy

Thai Minister of Commerce Apiradi Tantraporn recently directed the Department of International Trade Promotion, Department of Foreign Trade and provincial trade offices to support trade promotion activities in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) and their emerging markets.
laos sets 7 percent economic growth by 2018 Laos sets 7 percent economic growth by 2018

16:27 | 15/09/2017 Global Economy

The Lao government has set the goal of achieving a 7 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth by 2018, said the Vientiane Times on September 12.
under eu attack malaysia and indonesia rethink trade strategy Under EU attack, Malaysia and Indonesia rethink trade strategy

14:06 | 14/09/2017 Global Economy

Facing a backlash in Europe over palm oil's environmental toll, the world's top producers are scrambling to find new markets and even striking unusual barter deals, such as exchanging Sukhoi jets for the edible oil.
nepal summit promotes business opportunities for businesswomen Nepal summit promotes business opportunities for businesswomen

11:03 | 13/09/2017 Global Economy

Over 80 delegates including women entrepreneurs gathered in Kathmandu capital city of Nepal on September 11 to take part in the first Across Barriers-International Business Women's Summit.
south koreas lotte mulls sale of supermarkets in china South Korea’s Lotte mulls sale of supermarkets in China

11:19 | 12/09/2017 Global Economy

South Korea’s Lotte Shopping is considering selling its supermarkets in China and other options should political tensions between Seoul and Beijing continue next year, an official at the retailer told Reuters on Monday.
trump offers to mediate in qatar crisis Trump offers to mediate in Qatar crisis

15:56 | 11/09/2017 Global Economy

US President Donald Trump offered on September 7th to mediate in the crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbours and said he believed the dispute could be solved "fairly easily."
ecb keeps key interest rate at record low ECB keeps key interest rate at record low

15:16 | 08/09/2017 Global Economy

The European Central Bank has kept its benchmark refinancing rate at a historic low of zero per cent and its monetary stimulus plan unchanged.
xi chairs summit to set course for next golden decade of brics Xi chairs summit to set course for next golden decade of BRICS

14:10 | 07/09/2017 Global Economy

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday chaired the ninth BRICS summit, calling on the group of five emerging economies to intensify cooperation and contribute more to a world troubled by protectionism and imbalanced development.
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