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Regional Issues the Subject of RIN Meeting

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Regional Issues the Subject of RIN Meeting

15 November 2019

ERIA , Research Institutes Network

10 Nov 2019 Bangkok: The annual Research Institute Network (RIN) meeting was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 10 November 2019. It was attended by the …

Advances in Science and Technology Will Save Lives – Prof Nishimura

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Advances in Science and Technology Will Save Lives – Prof Nishimura

14 November 2019

Disasters , Technology

6 November 2019 Tokyo: Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of ERIA, participated in the 3rd General Assembly Meeting of International Tsunami Disaster Prevention Society chaired by …

ERIA’s Research Projects Acknowledged in Statements from the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings

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ERIA’s Research Projects Acknowledged in Statements from the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings

04 November 2019

ASEAN

Bangkok, 4 November 2019: Various research projects and initiatives conducted by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) were recognised by the …

ERIA Participates in the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2019

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ERIA Participates in the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2019

02 November 2019

ASEAN

Bangkok, 2 November 2019: Industry 4.0 and technological development needs to be human-centric; therefore, workers of all ages—not just the young—need to be equipped with …

In the News

China, Japan must cement ties for future

30 October 2019

China , Japan

Note: This article was originally published in Global Times on 30 October 2019. ERIA's special advisor to the president, Prof Akiko Yamanaka, was featured. Japanese …

In the News

The thinktank plotting a course to 2040

30 October 2019

ASEAN

Note: This article was originally published in Bangkok Post on 30 October 2019. ERIA's President, Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, was featured. Under Thailand's chairmanship of Asean, …

In the News

Mari Pangestu: Tahun 2020 negara Asia hadapi tantangan lebih berat

29 October 2019

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Antara News on 29 October 2019. ERIA was featured, in regards to its role as the supporting organisation …

In the News

Action plan mooted to ensure Temburong stays 'green'

29 October 2019

Brunei Darussalam , Environment

Note: This article was originally published in Borneo Bulletin on 29 October 2019. ERIA was featured. Temburong is a special district in Brunei Darussalam, known …

In the News

Sea change: Japanese leads on marine plastic litter

26 October 2019

Environment

Note: This article was originally published in East Asia Forum on 26 October 2019. ERIA's Senior Economist, Dr Michikazu Kojima and Mr Fusanori Iwasaki are …

In the News

Cambodia’s energy security woes

25 October 2019

Note: This article was originally published in East Asia Forum on 25 October 2019. ERIA's Energy Economist, Dr Han Phoumin is the author. Economic growth …

In the News

Indonesians divided over plan to move capital from Jakarta

23 October 2019

ERIA , ERIA Editors' Roundtable

Note: This article was originally published in Arab News on 23 October 2019. The 8th ERIA Editors' Roundtable which organised by the ERIA and Bangkok …

ERIA Co-hosts the AHWIN Forum: Achieving Healthy Ageing in Asia

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ERIA Co-hosts the AHWIN Forum: Achieving Healthy Ageing in Asia

17 October 2019

Healthcare

Tokyo, 17 October 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), together with the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare (MHLW) of …

ERIA Participates in a Working Breakfast Hosted by the Italy-ASEAN Association in Milan

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ERIA Participates in a Working Breakfast Hosted by the Italy-ASEAN Association in Milan

16 October 2019

ASEAN , Digital Economy , ERIA , Innovation and Technology

Milan, 14 October 2019: ERIA Director of Strategy and Partnerships Dr Giulia Ajmone Marsan attended a Working Breakfast at the Italy-ASEAN Association in Milan, Italy, …

ERIA Attends 41st ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture and Forestry

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ERIA Attends 41st ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture and Forestry

16 October 2019

Agricultural Development , ASEAN

Bandar Seri Begawan, 16 October 2019: The 41st ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) and associated meetings were held in Bandar Seri Begawan, …

In the News

NST Region: Asean headquarters to remain in Jakarta

14 October 2019

ERIA , ERIA Editors' Roundtable

Note: This article was originally published in New Straits Times on 14 October 2019. The 8th ERIA Editors' Roundtable which organised by the ERIA and …

In the News

Singapore adds Bengaluru to its Global Innovation Alliance

14 October 2019

ASEAN , Digital Economy , Singapore

Note: This article was originally published in WION on 14 October 2019. ERIA’s research study on digital economy was featured. Singapore announced the addition of …

ERIA Participates in First Expert Group on Skills and Innovation of OECD-European Commission HEInnovate Initiative

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ERIA Participates in First Expert Group on Skills and Innovation of OECD-European Commission HEInnovate Initiative

14 October 2019

Innovation and Technology , OECD

Paris, 9 October 2019: ERIA, together with experts from OECD countries, emerging economies, and the OECD Secretariat, participated in the first expert group discussion on …

News

ERIA Takes Part in COSTI 77: New Technologies and Innovation for Economic Development

11 October 2019

Innovation and Technology

Singapore, 7 October 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) participated in the 77th ASEAN Committee on Science, Technology and …

In the News

Economic diplomacy: Auditing globalism, trade woes, ASEAN’s future

10 October 2019

ERIA , ERIA Editors' Roundtable

Note: This article was originally published in The Interpreter on 10 October 2019. The 8th ERIA Editors' Roundtable which organised by the ERIA and Bangkok …

Prof Nishimura: Towards 2040, ASEAN Must Harness New Technologies and Deep Sense of Belonging

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Prof Nishimura: Towards 2040, ASEAN Must Harness New Technologies and Deep Sense of Belonging

10 October 2019

ASEAN

Kuala Lumpur, 10 October 2019: As ASEAN moves closer to passing significant milestones such as ASEAN Vision 2020 and the ASEAN Community Vision 2025, the …

ERIA Participates in the 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment in Cambodia 

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ERIA Participates in the 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment in Cambodia 

09 October 2019

ASEAN , Environment

Siem Reap, 9 October 2019: The 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment and Related Meetings were held in Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia from …

In the News

Jakarta to remain ASEAN’s capital, secretary-general says

07 October 2019

ASEAN , Indonesia

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 7 October 2019. The 8th ERIA Editors' Roundtable which organised by the ERIA and …

In the News

Trade spat will not affect RCEP: Asean

07 October 2019

ASEAN , RCEP , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Bangkok Post on 7 October 2019. The 8th ERIA Editors' Roundtable which organised by the ERIA and Bangkok …

Editors Discuss ASEAN Vision 2040 during the Eighth ERIA Editors’ Roundtable

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Editors Discuss ASEAN Vision 2040 during the Eighth ERIA Editors’ Roundtable

07 October 2019

ERIA

Bangkok, 6 October 2019: ASEAN Vision 2040 and the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific were among the topics of discussion during a recent meeting of …

Prof Akiko Yamanaka Speaks at Science and Technology in Society Forum 2019 in Kyoto 

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Prof Akiko Yamanaka Speaks at Science and Technology in Society Forum 2019 in Kyoto 

07 October 2019

Urban Development

Kyoto, 7 October 2019: Prof Akiko Yamanaka, the Special Advisor to the President of ERIA, participated as one of the speakers at the session titled …

In the News

Innovation, integration, equitability: ‘Tol Laut’ needs more

05 October 2019

Indonesia , Infrastructure

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 5 October 2019. 'Seminar Nasional 'Menuju Konektivitas Maritim yang Berkelanjutan di Indonesia', which organised …

In the News

Achieving oil security

03 October 2019

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Manila Standard on 3 October 2019 and was first published in the Nikkei Asian Review. ERIA's Senior Policy …

ERIA Research Shows that Caregiving Reflects Socio-Cultural Values of Care Settings   

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ERIA Research Shows that Caregiving Reflects Socio-Cultural Values of Care Settings   

03 October 2019

Healthcare

Bali, 3 October 2019: An ERIA study on the transfer of skills and knowledge by cross-border caregivers found that it is important to consider the …

Government Officials and Experts Discuss Latest LNG Market Trends in 8th Producer–Consumer Conference

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Government Officials and Experts Discuss Latest LNG Market Trends in 8th Producer–Consumer Conference

26 September 2019

Energy

More than 500 high government officials, energy experts, academics, and business representatives from all over the world participated in the 8th LNG Producer–Consumer Conference held …

Ministerial Meeting Tackles Future Directions for Global Utilisation of Hydrogen

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Ministerial Meeting Tackles Future Directions for Global Utilisation of Hydrogen

25 September 2019

Energy

ERIA President Prof. Hidetoshi Nishimura led an ERIA delegation to the 2nd Hydrogen Energy Ministerial Meeting held on 25 September 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. This …

ERIA Delegation Joins the Carbon Recycling Ministerial Conference

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ERIA Delegation Joins the Carbon Recycling Ministerial Conference

25 September 2019

Energy

A delegation from ERIA participated in the International Conference on Carbon Recycling 2019 on 25 September 2019 in Tokyo. Organised by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, …

CSIS Hosts ERIA Roundtable Discussion on ASEAN Vision 2040

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CSIS Hosts ERIA Roundtable Discussion on ASEAN Vision 2040

24 September 2019

ASEAN

Washington, DC, 24 Sept 2019: The Center for Strategic and International Studies Southeast Asia Program hosted a roundtable discussion on ERIA’s publication ASEAN Vision 2040 …

ASEAN SG Dato Lim Pays Courtesy Calls on the New Ministers in Japan

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ASEAN SG Dato Lim Pays Courtesy Calls on the New Ministers in Japan

20 September 2019

Courtesy Visit

Secretary-General of ASEAN Dato Paduka Lim Jock Hoi visited Japan on 19 and 20 September 2019 to pay courtesy calls on the new ministers of …

In the News

Saudi oil attack is wake-up call for Asian economies

19 September 2019

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Nikkei Asian Review on 19 September 2019. ERIA's Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Environment, Prof Jun Arima, …

Saudi oil attack is wake-up call for Asian economies

Opinions

Saudi oil attack is wake-up call for Asian economies

19 September 2019

Energy

On September 14, drone attacks -- claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels -- hit the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil production facilities. These attacks took out …

Financial Support is Needed to Overcome the Regional Waste Management Issues in Indonesia and Other Asian Countries

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Financial Support is Needed to Overcome the Regional Waste Management Issues in Indonesia and Other Asian Countries

18 September 2019

Environment , Waste Management

Jakarta, 18 September 2019: Experts in waste management issues, private sector, and policymakers attended a seminar on ‘Regional Waste Management in Indonesia and Other Asian …

ERIA Holds the Annual Symposium with Chinese Academy of Social Science

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ERIA Holds the Annual Symposium with Chinese Academy of Social Science

18 September 2019

China , Digital Economy , Symposium

Weihai, 17-18 September 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hold the East Asia Summit and East Asia Cooperation Symposium 2019, …

Students Learn About Disaster Risk Reduction on High School Student Summit 2019

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Students Learn About Disaster Risk Reduction on High School Student Summit 2019

11 September 2019

Disasters

Around 520 high school students and teachers from 43 countries and domestic high schools in Japan gathered in a six-day event in Hokkaido, including a …

ERIA Participates in the 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting and Related Meetings

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ERIA Participates in the 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting and Related Meetings

10 September 2019

ASEAN

Bangkok, 10 September 2019 : The 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Meeting, the 7th East Asia Summit (EAS) Economic Ministers’ Meeting and other related …

ERIA Attends the 8th Asia Ministerial Energy Roundtable

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ERIA Attends the 8th Asia Ministerial Energy Roundtable

10 September 2019

Energy

Abu Dhabi, 10 September 2019: Prof Jun Arima, ERIA’s Senior Policy Fellow of Energy and Environment, attended the 8th Asia Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER8) with …

ERIA Releases Updated Database to Help Improve Trade Environment in ASEAN

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ERIA Releases Updated Database to Help Improve Trade Environment in ASEAN

10 September 2019

ASEAN , Non-Tariff Measures

Bangkok, 10 September 2019 – The official handover ceremony of the Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) Database from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia …

ERIA President Presents Energy Policy Research Outcomes to 13th EAS Energy Ministers Meeting

Multimedia , News

ERIA President Presents Energy Policy Research Outcomes to 13th EAS Energy Ministers Meeting

06 September 2019

ASEAN , East Asia Summit , Energy

Bangkok, 5 September 2019: A delegation of energy economists from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), led by ERIA President Prof …

ERIA Holds 8th Energy Research Institute Network Meeting

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ERIA Holds 8th Energy Research Institute Network Meeting

02 September 2019

Energy , Energy Research Institutes Network

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), in cooperation with the Energy Research Institute (ERI) of Chulalongkorn University, held the 8th Energy …

Policymakers and Experts Discuss Sustainable Energy and Connectivity in 2nd East Asia Energy Forum

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Policymakers and Experts Discuss Sustainable Energy and Connectivity in 2nd East Asia Energy Forum

02 September 2019

Energy , Forum

Bangkok, 2 September 2019: Energy ministers and researchers from ASEAN countries gathered in Bangkok on 2 September 2019 to attend the 2nd East Asia Energy …

ASEAN Vision 2040 Launched in Jakarta

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ASEAN Vision 2040 Launched in Jakarta

30 August 2019

ASEAN

ASEAN Vision 2040, ERIA’s project with the Government of Thailand, the ASEAN Chair in 2019, was launched in Jakarta on 30 August 2019 with the …

ERIA Attends the 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

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ERIA Attends the 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

30 August 2019

AIPA , ERIA

Bangkok, 30 August 2019: The 40th General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) with the theme ‘Advancing Parliamentary Partnership for Sustainable Community’ was held on …

Japan’s Lessons on Ageing Populations Shared with Africa

Multimedia , News

Japan’s Lessons on Ageing Populations Shared with Africa

29 August 2019

Healthcare

Tokyo, 29 August 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia(ERIA) hosted ‘Towards Population Ageing in Africa—Current Approach to Elderly Care, and Lessons …

News

Japan’s Lessons on Ageing Populations Shared with Africa

29 August 2019

Healthcare

Tokyo, 29 August 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia(ERIA) hosted ‘Towards Population Ageing in Africa—Current Approach to Elderly Care, and Lessons …

News

Japan’s Lessons on Ageing Populations Shared with Africa

29 August 2019

Healthcare

Tokyo, 29 August 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia(ERIA) hosted ‘Towards Population Ageing in Africa—Current Approach to Elderly Care, and Lessons …

ERIA Holds Family Memorial for Dr Ponciano Sabado Intal, Jr

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ERIA Holds Family Memorial for Dr Ponciano Sabado Intal, Jr

27 August 2019

ERIA

On Monday, 26 August 2019, ERIA held a memorial gathering in honour of Dr Ponciano Sabado Intal, Jr. who passed away on 24 August 2019. …

ERIA Takes Part in Delhi Process V

News

ERIA Takes Part in Delhi Process V

27 August 2019

India

ERIA’s network organisation in India, Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), organises the Delhi Process on South-South Cooperation to further the goals of …

ERIA Holds the 10th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium in Bangkok

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ERIA Holds the 10th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium in Bangkok

27 August 2019

Connectivity , Symposium

Bangkok, 27 August 2019 : The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, and the ASEAN …

Opinions

Can Electric Vehicles Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Indonesia?

26 August 2019

Energy , Indonesia

People living in the urban areas of Indonesia may soon see plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) running on their streets now that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo …

Upon the Occasion of the Death of Dr Ponciano Sabado Intal, Jr.

News

Upon the Occasion of the Death of Dr Ponciano Sabado Intal, Jr.

26 August 2019

ERIA

It is with a heavy heart that we share with you the passing of Dr Ponciano Sabado Intal, Jr., the Senior Economist and Senior Policy …

ERIA Receives Courtesy Call from Charge d’Affairs a.i. of US Mission to ASEAN

News

ERIA Receives Courtesy Call from Charge d’Affairs a.i. of US Mission to ASEAN

23 August 2019

Courtesy Visit , ERIA

ERIA President Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura was very pleased to welcome Ms Melissa Brown, Charge d’Affairs a.i. of the United States Mission to ASEAN, to the …

ERIA and the Indonesian Ministry of Trade Holds a Policy Dialogue on East Asia Integration

News

ERIA and the Indonesian Ministry of Trade Holds a Policy Dialogue on East Asia Integration

20 August 2019

Economic Integration

Experts on international trade discussed various challenges that lay ahead for the economic integration of East Asian countries during a discussion organised by the Economic …

Exchange Students from ASEAN and East Asia Countries Visit ERIA

News

Exchange Students from ASEAN and East Asia Countries Visit ERIA

13 August 2019

Education , ERIA

A group of 30 exchange students from ASEAN and East Asia countries visited ERIA’s office in Jakarta on 13 August 2019 as part of their …

In the News

ASEAN nations hope Japan and U.S. can 'shape' behavior of China, Thai expert says

02 August 2019

ASEAN , China , Japan , Trade , United States

Note: This article was originally published in The Japan Times on 1 August 2019. ERIA Senior Communication Advisor, Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, was featured. BANGKOK – …

In the News

Tackling marine plastic pollution together

01 August 2019

Environment

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 1 August 2019. Dr Michikazu Kojima and Fusanori Iwasaki are the authors. Marine plastic …

In the News

Ex-president pioneer of free press in Burma

01 August 2019

ERIA , Myanmar

Note: This article was originally published in The Burma News International (BNI) on 1 August 2019. ERIA was featured. From 1962 up to 2011, Burma …

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