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U Thein Sein: Asia Cosmopolitan Awards Prize is for My People

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U Thein Sein: Asia Cosmopolitan Awards Prize is for My People

30 December 2016

Asia Cosmopolitan Awards , Culture , Finance and Macroeconomy , Social Science

Naypyidaw, Myanmar--Myanmar's former President U Thein Sein hailed the Asia Cosmopolitan Award's Grand Prize as an honour for him and the Myanmar people. 'I am …

ERIA and AIPA Sign MoU to Support ASEAN Parliamentary Members

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ERIA and AIPA Sign MoU to Support ASEAN Parliamentary Members

21 December 2016

ASEAN

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ASEAN Inter-parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) on 16 December 2016 …

ERIA Organises World Tsunami Awareness Day 2016 in Jakarta

Press Releases

ERIA Organises World Tsunami Awareness Day 2016 in Jakarta

15 December 2016

Disasters , Symposium

'World Tsunami Awareness Day (WTAD) 2016 - Indonesia' was held in Jakarta on th 15th December 2016. United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), …

INSIGHT: Trump's Economic Policy and Impact on Indonesian Economy

Opinions

INSIGHT: Trump's Economic Policy and Impact on Indonesian Economy

13 December 2016

Finance and Macro Economy , Industry and Manufacturing , Investment , Regulation and Governance , Trade

By Lili Yan Ing There are many questions about United States president-elect Donald Trump's economic policy and how it will affect the Indonesian economy. Although …

President of ERIA Delivers Keynote Lecture at the 6th International Conference on SSE

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President of ERIA Delivers Keynote Lecture at the 6th International Conference on SSE

09 December 2016

Energy , Environment , Sustainable Development Goals

The sixth International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environment (SEE 2016) under the theme of 'Energy Climate Change: Innovating for a Sustainable Future' was held …

ERIA Jointly Organises the Brunei Halal Business Seminar in Tokyo

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ERIA Jointly Organises the Brunei Halal Business Seminar in Tokyo

09 December 2016

ASEAN

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), in collaboration with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and the Energy and Industry Department …

President of ERIA Gives Keynote Speech at the 5th LNG Producer-Consumer Conference

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President of ERIA Gives Keynote Speech at the 5th LNG Producer-Consumer Conference

06 December 2016

ASEAN

On 24 November, 2016, the 5th LNG Producer-Consumer Conference under the theme 'Pathway towards Development of Global LNG Market' was held in Tokyo, organised by …

ERIA CADP Research Team Conducts Site Visits in Cambodia

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ERIA CADP Research Team Conducts Site Visits in Cambodia

06 December 2016

ASEAN

From 30 October to 2 November 2016, a research team from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) on the Comprehensive Asia …

ERIA Research Team Meets with Cambodian Minister to Discuss CADP 2.0 and IDP

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ERIA Research Team Meets with Cambodian Minister to Discuss CADP 2.0 and IDP

06 December 2016

ASEAN

A team of researchers from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) met with H.E. Sok Chenda Sophea, Minister attached to the …

Activating Institutional Investors for Sustainable Infrastructure Finance in Asia

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Activating Institutional Investors for Sustainable Infrastructure Finance in Asia

30 November 2016

A number of Asian and European senior experts including regulators, financial institutions and think tanks gathered on 24 November 2016 in Jakarta for a roundtable …

China's Trade Expansion: A Friend or a Foe for ASEAN Countries?

Opinions

China's Trade Expansion: A Friend or a Foe for ASEAN Countries?

30 November 2016

ASEAN , Competitiveness , Finance and Macro Economy , Industry and Manufacturing , Trade

By Rahmasari Istiandari The rapidly changing dynamics of global trade has prompted countries to continuously examine their roles in international trade, considering the fact that …

Announcement of the Winners of the 3rd ASIA COSMOPOLITAN AWARDS

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Announcement of the Winners of the 3rd ASIA COSMOPOLITAN AWARDS

28 November 2016

Asia Cosmopolitan Awards , Culture , Finance and Macroeconomy , Social Science

The 3rd Asia Cosmopolitan AwardsGrand Prize:HE U Thein Sein Former President of the Republic of the Union of MyanmarEconomic and Social Science Prize:Professor Masahisa …

Ajit Ranade Appointed as ERIA Governing Board Member

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Ajit Ranade Appointed as ERIA Governing Board Member

21 November 2016

ERIA , Governing Board

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Ajit Ranade, the Group Executive President and …

Prof Yamanaka Talks on Women's Role in Reducing Tsunami-based Disaster Risks

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Prof Yamanaka Talks on Women's Role in Reducing Tsunami-based Disaster Risks

14 November 2016

Prof Akiko Yamanaka, Special Advisor to the ERIA President, was a panellist at the 89th public session of the United Nations Institute for Training and …

Prof Ross Garnaut Public Lecture: Asia and the Global Response to Climate Change

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Prof Ross Garnaut Public Lecture: Asia and the Global Response to Climate Change

10 November 2016

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) hosted Professor Ross Garnaut, a Professorial …

Yangon National Policy Dialogue Brings Business and Government Together to Discuss Regulatory Burdens

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Yangon National Policy Dialogue Brings Business and Government Together to Discuss Regulatory Burdens

09 November 2016

On 31 October, 180 people gathered to discuss the importance of reducing unnecessary regulatory burdens (RURB) in Yangon. RURB is a key way to support …

Call for Papers: ADBI - ERIA - OECD Joint Project on Financing Infrastructure in Emerging Asian Economies

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Call for Papers: ADBI - ERIA - OECD Joint Project on Financing Infrastructure in Emerging Asian Economies

07 November 2016

Important Dates: 31 December 2016 : Deadline for the draft paper Submission 31 January 2017 : Notification of Selected Draft papers and Comments 10 March …

How ASEAN can Advance the SDG Agenda

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How ASEAN can Advance the SDG Agenda

31 October 2016

By Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Senior Energy Economist Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) Building on the success of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), …

How to Unlock the Potentials of ASEAN to Advance the SDG 2030 Agenda?

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How to Unlock the Potentials of ASEAN to Advance the SDG 2030 Agenda?

31 October 2016

ASEAN , Regulation and Governance , Sustainable Development Goals

By Venkatachalam Anbumozhi Building on the success of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), in September 2016, world leaders signed up to the Sustainable Development Goals …

ERIA Hosts 7th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium

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ERIA Hosts 7th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium

28 October 2016

Vientiane, Lao PDR. On 20 October 2016, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted the Seventh ASEAN Connectivity Symposium with the …

ERIA President Receives Courtesy Call of Secretary General of AIPA

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ERIA President Receives Courtesy Call of Secretary General of AIPA

25 October 2016

AIPA , ERIA

ERIA President Prof Nishimura was pleased to receive a courtesy call from the new Secretary General of AIPA, Mr Isra Sunthornvut, on 25 October. Attended …

Seeking harmony

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Seeking harmony

24 October 2016

By Karl Wilson, Chief Correspondent - Australia & South East Asia China Daily Asia Pacific Grounding in Japanese music and arts taught the head of …

ERIA and Cambodia Ministry of Mines and Energy Launch Cambodia National Energy Statistics

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ERIA and Cambodia Ministry of Mines and Energy Launch Cambodia National Energy Statistics

19 October 2016

Cambodia , Energy

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) supported the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) of Cambodia to conduct a series of …

Condolences Following the Death of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

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Condolences Following the Death of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

14 October 2016

On behalf of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, the President of ERIA, gives the following statement upon …

ERIA President Receives Courtesy Visit from Australian Ambassador to ASEAN

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ERIA President Receives Courtesy Visit from Australian Ambassador to ASEAN

07 October 2016

Australia , Courtesy Visit

H. E. Jane Duke, the newly appointed Ambassador of Australia to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) visited the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN …

ERIA Attends the 37th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

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ERIA Attends the 37th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

07 October 2016

Delegates from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), including ERIA's President Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura attended the 37th General Assembly of the …

ERIA Publishes a Special Issue with the Journal of Energy Policy on Financing Renewable Energy in East Asia

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ERIA Publishes a Special Issue with the Journal of Energy Policy on Financing Renewable Energy in East Asia

04 October 2016

As the main outcome of a one-year research project between 2015 and 2016 on the topic of 'Financing Renewable Energy Investment in East Asian Developing …

ERIA Attends the 15th International Energy Forum in Algeria

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ERIA Attends the 15th International Energy Forum in Algeria

03 October 2016

A delegation from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) attended the 15th International Energy Forum 'Global Energy Transition: An Enhanced Role …

ERIA's Participation at the 34th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting and 10th EAS Energy Ministers' Meeting

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ERIA's Participation at the 34th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting and 10th EAS Energy Ministers' Meeting

30 September 2016

Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, the President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and a high-level delegation of ERIA Energy Experts attended …

Executive Leaders' Initiative 2016: Developing Domestic and Export Markets for Tropical Fruits

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Executive Leaders' Initiative 2016: Developing Domestic and Export Markets for Tropical Fruits

28 September 2016

Unlimited demand and high value produce is characteristic of tropical fruits. As such, the sector provides massive potential for the still heavily rural economies of …

ERIA Economist Published in MIT Press Journals

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ERIA Economist Published in MIT Press Journals

27 September 2016

Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is pleased to announce that an article by ERIA Economist Dr. Lili Yan Ing and Olivier …

Going Back to the Spirit of ASEAN Charter

Opinions

Going Back to the Spirit of ASEAN Charter

23 September 2016

ASEAN

By Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria While the grouping's 'internal' summits are meant to be business-like, the summits with its dialogue partners have been a chance …

Simplifying Rules of Origin, Reducing Non-tariff Barriers

Opinions

Simplifying Rules of Origin, Reducing Non-tariff Barriers

22 September 2016

Finance and Macro Economy , Regulation and Governance , Trade

By Lili Yan Ing and Olivier Cadot The economic growth of East Asia has outperformed the world's growth for the last two decades. The emerging …

ERIA Proposes Two Ways to Escape 'Shallow Integration' in ASEAN

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ERIA Proposes Two Ways to Escape 'Shallow Integration' in ASEAN

21 September 2016

Economic Integration , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

One of the main challenges for ASEAN moving forward is the risk of 'shallow integration.' If we look at the last 15 years, intra-ASEAN trade …

ERIA Holds Inaugural Seminar of Senior Policy Fellow

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ERIA Holds Inaugural Seminar of Senior Policy Fellow

14 September 2016

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held a seminar on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 in its office in Jakarta for the …

ERIA Contributes to the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings

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ERIA Contributes to the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings

08 September 2016

The 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits and other related meetings were held in Vientiane, Lao PDR on 6-8 September 2016. The summits, which focused on …

[TiVA]: Indonesia's Productivity Can be Improved through Firms' Innovation

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[TiVA]: Indonesia's Productivity Can be Improved through Firms' Innovation

02 September 2016

Indonesia could increase its productivity and achieve higher economic growth if its firms adopted more innovation, according to a study by Professor Gunther Schulze of …

ERIA Appoints Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria as Senior Policy Fellow

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ERIA Appoints Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria as Senior Policy Fellow

01 September 2016

ERIA

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria …

Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens (RURB) in ASEAN's Priority Integration Sectors

Opinions

Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens (RURB) in ASEAN's Priority Integration Sectors

31 August 2016

Competitiveness , Finance and Macro Economy , Investment , Regulation and Governance

By Yuanita Suhud ASEAN is standing at a momentous juncture. With the emergence of mega trade deals such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the …

Asia Forum: Indonesia Shifts Strategy to Achieve High Investment-led Growth

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Asia Forum: Indonesia Shifts Strategy to Achieve High Investment-led Growth

29 August 2016

ASEAN , Finance and Macroeconomy , Forum , Infrastructure , Investment , Trade

The Government of Indonesia is serious about attracting higher levels of investment into the country so that it can achieve high investment-led economic growth, said …

Finalists Selected for Asia Cosmopolitan Awards

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Finalists Selected for Asia Cosmopolitan Awards

22 August 2016

The Selection Committee of the 3rd Asia Cosmopolitan Awards met on 19 August 2016 in Tokyo, Japan to select the finalists from 32 candidates that …

ERIA and Vientiane Times Organise the Fifth ERIA Editors' Roundtable

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ERIA and Vientiane Times Organise the Fifth ERIA Editors' Roundtable

08 August 2016

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), together with the Vientiane Times, co-organised the Fifth ERIA Editors' Roundtable to commemorate Lao People's …

Bridging the Gap: Financing Infrastructure Development in Emerging Economies

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Bridging the Gap: Financing Infrastructure Development in Emerging Economies

08 August 2016

By Fauziah Zen, Economist Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia Economists and business people agree: emerging economies are subject to …

Highlights of ERIA's Participation in the 48th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meetings

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Highlights of ERIA's Participation in the 48th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meetings

07 August 2016

The 48th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Meeting and related meetings were held in Vientiane, Laos from the 3rd until the 7th of August, 2016. Prof …

ERIA Supports Training Seminar for the Members of National and People's Provincial Assembly of Lao PDR

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ERIA Supports Training Seminar for the Members of National and People's Provincial Assembly of Lao PDR

21 July 2016

The National Assembly (NA) of Lao PDR organised a training seminar in Vientiane for the members of the NA and the People's Provincial Assembly (PPA) …

Datuk J. Jayasiri Appointed to Join ERIA's Governing Board

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Datuk J. Jayasiri Appointed to Join ERIA's Governing Board

19 July 2016

Governing Board

ERIA is pleased to announce that Datuk J. Jayasiri, the new Secretary General of Malaysia's Ministry of International Trade and Industry's (MITI), has been appointed …

ERIA Senior Economist: RCEP as Engine for Development in ASEAN

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ERIA Senior Economist: RCEP as Engine for Development in ASEAN

18 July 2016

Speaking to the business and trade delegation which accompanied the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Rt Hon John Key on his visit to Indonesia, ERIA's …

Prof Yamanaka attends Chatham House's 2016 London Conference

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Prof Yamanaka attends Chatham House's 2016 London Conference

15 July 2016

Prof Akiko Yamanaka, Special Advisor to the President of ERIA, was invited to the Chatham House's 2016 London Conference on 'Redefining Borders' on 16 to …

ERIA Supports Connectivity in ASEM Countries

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ERIA Supports Connectivity in ASEM Countries

15 July 2016

Connectivity should be promoted not only because it would help achieve sustainable economic growth but also it recognised the diversity among the people in Asia …

Pushing PPPs Forward at a Capacity Building Workshop

News

Pushing PPPs Forward at a Capacity Building Workshop

11 July 2016

Capacity Building , Public-Private Partnership , Workshop

On June 27-28 government representatives from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam spent two days learning about different models of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) …

Invitation to Submit a Proposal ERIA Microdata Research Fiscal Year 2016

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Invitation to Submit a Proposal ERIA Microdata Research Fiscal Year 2016

04 July 2016

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submission of research proposals for the ERIA Microdata Research Project for Fiscal Year 2016. …

Globalisation and Wage Inequality

Opinions

Globalisation and Wage Inequality

04 July 2016

Industry and Manufacturing , Poverty and Sustainable Development Goals , Social Protection , Trade

By Dionisius Narjoko Two important economic trends have emerged during the past few decades: rapid globalisation and increasing wage inequality. Developing countries, in particular, have …

Policymakers Urge ERIA to Help Bridge Development Gaps Ahead of Mega FTAs

News

Policymakers Urge ERIA to Help Bridge Development Gaps Ahead of Mega FTAs

02 July 2016

Senior Economic Official Meeting (SEOM) leaders from East Asian Summit (EAS) countries expressed their hopes that ERIA's research projects could help bridge the development gaps …

Prof Yamanaka Appointed as Special Advisor to ERIA President

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Prof Yamanaka Appointed as Special Advisor to ERIA President

01 July 2016

ERIA is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Akiko Yamanaka as Special Advisor to the President. Professor Yamanaka has been active in both academia …

[TiVA]: How to Make Indonesia Internationally Competitive?

Press Releases

[TiVA]: How to Make Indonesia Internationally Competitive?

29 June 2016

Trade , Workshop

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held a two-day workshop on trade in value added (TiVA) from 25-26 June 2016 in …

ERIA 2.0 Launched at the 9th ERIA Governing Board Meeting

Press Releases

ERIA 2.0 Launched at the 9th ERIA Governing Board Meeting

17 June 2016

ERIA , Governing Board

Jakarta, Indonesia - On June 16, the ERIA Governing Board held two back-to-back meetings at the ASEAN Secretariat: the 9th Governing Board Meeting (GBM) followed …

ERIA-UPH Distinguished Guest Pierre Sauve Speaks at ERIA on TTIP: Press Release from UPH

Press Releases

ERIA-UPH Distinguished Guest Pierre Sauve Speaks at ERIA on TTIP: Press Release from UPH

13 June 2016

FTA , Trade , TTIP

Pierre started his presentation by quoting Donald Tusk - President of the EU Council and Cecilia Malmstrom - European Commisioner for Trade, and pointed out …

Young Cambodian Economists Receive Awards

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Young Cambodian Economists Receive Awards

07 June 2016

The final event of the ERIA - Cambodian Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) Economic Policy Modelling Workshop series was held on 23 May in …

Regional Challenges: ASEAN View at the OECD Global Parliamentary Network Meeting

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Regional Challenges: ASEAN View at the OECD Global Parliamentary Network Meeting

31 May 2016

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Global Parliamentary Network Meeting was held in Tokyo on 12 - 13 April 2016, organized by the …

ASEAN Russia Summit

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ASEAN Russia Summit

23 May 2016

ERIA COO, Mr. Izuru Kobayashi, comments on Al Jazeera English international broadcast 22 May 2016. Watch the interview. …

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