China's GDP growth slows to 27-year low
14:17 | 22/10/2019 Global Economy
The Chinese economy grew an underwhelming 6% in quarter three, its weakest rate in at least 27 years. An ongoing trade war with the US continues to weigh on the world's second largest economy.
Seminar talks Laos’ economic prospects
14:47 | 20/10/2019 Global Economy
The Vietnamese Embassy and the Vietnam Business Association for Cooperation and Investment in Laos held a seminar in Vientiane on October 11 to discuss Laos’ economic prospects and impacts on Vietnamese enterprises in the country.
Trade war will not affect RCEP: ASEAN Secretary-General
15:28 | 09/10/2019 Global Economy
Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Lim Jock Hoi has expressed his confidence that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be completed in principle before Thailand’s chairmanship ends at the end of this year.
ADB cuts Southeast Asia growth forecast
11:04 | 27/09/2019 Global Economy
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised down its forecast on economic growth in Southeast Asia to 4.5 percent compared with a previous forecast of 4.8 percent and from last year's 5.1 percent pace.
South Korea removes Japan from fast-track trade list
11:38 | 21/09/2019 Global Economy
South Korea has followed through with a pledge to remove Japan from a preferred list of nations that enjoy fast track trade status, the latest chapter in an escalating diplomatic dispute tied to Japan's 20th century occupation of the Korean peninsula.