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Boosting Thai-US Ties in an Age of Crisis

Opinions

Boosting Thai-US Ties in an Age of Crisis

31 May 2022

Thailand , United States

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: The Thailand-US alliance is still alive and well but in order to move forward, both sides have …

Stronger ASEAN–US Ties Hinge on Careful Cooperation

Opinions

Stronger ASEAN–US Ties Hinge on Careful Cooperation

31 May 2022

ASEAN , United States

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Much has changed since the first meeting between US and ASEAN officials in 1977. But after 45 …

South Korea's game changer: New Southern Policy

Opinions

South Korea's game changer: New Southern Policy

26 May 2022

Republic of Korea

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: It was a well-kept secret among the ASEAN members during the 1980s that the only topic that …

In the News

Reporting Cambodia’s ASEAN Chair

25 May 2022

'Reporting Cambodia’s ASEAN Chair’ a media event which was co-hosted by ERIA and Khmer Times was covered in several media: ‘Cambodian Media Plays Important …

ERIA Prepares Journalists to Report on Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship

News

ERIA Prepares Journalists to Report on Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship

25 May 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia , Media

Phnom Penh, 25 May 2022: As the chair of ASEAN, under the theme ‘ASEAN A.C.T: Addressing Challenges Together’, Cambodia has chosen its crucial priority issues …

Courtesy Visit to ERIA by Alternate SOCA Leader, Cambodia ASEAN Chairmanship

News

Courtesy Visit to ERIA by Alternate SOCA Leader, Cambodia ASEAN Chairmanship

25 May 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia , Courtesy Visit

Jakarta, 25 May 2022: Mr Koji Hachiyama, the Chief Operating Officer of ERIA, warmly welcomed the courtesy visit made by Dr Songheang Ai, Director of …

Entrepreneurship, Start-ups and Innovation Knowledge Lab Launched in Cambodia

Press Releases

Entrepreneurship, Start-ups and Innovation Knowledge Lab Launched in Cambodia

25 May 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia , Entrepreneurship , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Phnom Penh, 25 May 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, in partnership with the Asian Network, launched a new ERIA initiative …

Behind the Scenes: Thailand's IPEF Talks

Opinions

Behind the Scenes: Thailand's IPEF Talks

24 May 2022

Thailand , United States

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: At the weekly cabinet meeting last week, item No.15 was one of the most important issues up …

RCEP Trade in Services and What They Mean for Cambodia

News

RCEP Trade in Services and What They Mean for Cambodia

23 May 2022

Cambodia , Capacity Building , RCEP

Jakarta, 23 May 2022: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is now in force for 13 of its 15 signatory states. Chapter 8 of …

COVID-19 Pandemic Best Policy Strategies: Balancing Health and Economy (Part 1)

News

COVID-19 Pandemic Best Policy Strategies: Balancing Health and Economy (Part 1)

19 May 2022

COVID-19 , Healthcare

Jakarta, 19 May 2022: The Healthcare Unit and the Communications and Information Department of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held …

New South Korean Government’s New Approach

Opinions

New South Korean Government’s New Approach

19 May 2022

Republic of Korea

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: In his inaugural speech, newly elected South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol was very succinct about his administration’s …

Nine Youthful Leaders Receive 2022 Head and Heart Award

News

Nine Youthful Leaders Receive 2022 Head and Heart Award

19 May 2022

ASEAN , OECD , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Jakarta/Singapore, 19 May 2022: Nine outstanding individuals from various countries who have made major contributions to their communities and countries in the fields of health, …

16th Sadli Lecture: Indonesia Faces Challenges in Age of Algorithms

News

16th Sadli Lecture: Indonesia Faces Challenges in Age of Algorithms

19 May 2022

Digital Transformation , G20 , Trade

Jakarta, 19 May 2022: Digital transformation is one of the most crucial events that change human life. Installation of robots worldwide has doubled and investments …

Sustainable Finance Sought to Tackle Inequality, Climate Change

News

Sustainable Finance Sought to Tackle Inequality, Climate Change

18 May 2022

G20

Surakarta, 18 May 2022: Sustainable finance refers to any form of financing that incorporates environmental, social, and governance aspects into business and investment decisions. …

Thumb Ups for 'new era' ASEAN-US Ties

Opinions

Thumb Ups for 'new era' ASEAN-US Ties

17 May 2022

ASEAN , United States

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: From now on, Asean-US relations will no longer be on 'auto-pilot' mode as has been the case …

ERIA to Partner with the Indonesian MOT and ITAPS-IPB University in Supporting Policymaking and Digital Transformation

News

ERIA to Partner with the Indonesian MOT and ITAPS-IPB University in Supporting Policymaking and Digital Transformation

17 May 2022

Trade

Jakarta, 17 May 2022: The COVID-19 pandemic and current global geopolitical turbulences have presented serious challenges to global trade. Against this backdrop, a timely trade …

How the Ukraine Conflict Is Impacting India’s Economy

Opinions

How the Ukraine Conflict Is Impacting India’s Economy

11 May 2022

India

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovation, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA): India’s trade with Russia is …

Natural Gas Crucial as Global Energy Transition Efforts Poised to Intensify

News

Natural Gas Crucial as Global Energy Transition Efforts Poised to Intensify

11 May 2022

Energy , G20

Jakarta, 11 May 2022: The inclusion of natural gas in the global energy mix will be integral as the world deepens its energy transition process …

Inclusive Education in Asia: Myth or Reality?

Opinions

Inclusive Education in Asia: Myth or Reality?

11 May 2022

Education

By Dr Giulia Ajmone Marsan and Mr Ravindra Ngo: Has the current pandemic changed our behaviours and the way students and children learn? Yes, …

In the News

Potential for Circular Economy to Drive ASEAN Economic Growth

31 May 2021

Note: This article was originally published in Biometric Update. Mr Koji Hachiyama was quoted. A circular economy is an economic concept that prioritises …

In the News

Searca tapped to craft ASEAN guidelines on use of digital tech in food, agri sector

30 May 2021

Note: This article was originally published in Business Mirror. ERIA was mentioned. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (Searca) …

In the News

With China on the backfoot in the perception war, India needs to step up its game in Africa

29 May 2021

Note: This article was originally published in Social News. ERIA's research was featured. New Delhi, May 29: The slowing Chinese investments amid rising fear …

ERIA’s Special Advisor on Healthcare and Long-term Care Policy Participated at BKKBN Ambassador Talk with Embassy of Japan

News

ERIA’s Special Advisor on Healthcare and Long-term Care Policy Participated at BKKBN Ambassador Talk with Embassy of Japan

27 May 2021

Healthcare

Jakarta, 27 May 2021: BKKBN Ambassador Talks with Ambassador of Japan to Indonesia was held as a new program initiated by Centre for International Training …

The Evolving Role of Women Entrepreneurs, Innovators, and Disruptors: The Fourth E-S-I Webinar

Multimedia , News

The Evolving Role of Women Entrepreneurs, Innovators, and Disruptors: The Fourth E-S-I Webinar

27 May 2021

Entrepreneurship , Innovation and Technology , Start-up , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Jakarta, 27 May 2021:The fourth episode of ERIAs Entrepreneurship, Start-Up, and Innovation (E-S-I) webinar series with the theme The Evolving Role of Women Entrepreneurs, Innovators, …

In the News

ASEAN to Receive $10bn Decarbonization Support from Japan

26 May 2021

Note: This article was originally published in Nikkei Asia. ERIA was mentioned. Japan is preparing to launch a new initiative aimed at helping the 10-member …

Thailand Tightens Information Law

Opinions

Thailand Tightens Information Law

25 May 2021

Thailand

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: In September 1997 Thailand became the first country in ASEAN to enact a freedom of information law. …

ASEAN-Japan Business Week: Toward Innovative and Sustainable Growth

Multimedia , News

ASEAN-Japan Business Week: Toward Innovative and Sustainable Growth

24 May 2021

ASEAN , Japan

Tokyo, 24 May 2021: Southeast Asia has always been at the heart of the international business for many Japanese companies, and it has become even …

Give Peace a Chance to End Myanmar Crisis

Opinions

Give Peace a Chance to End Myanmar Crisis

24 May 2021

Myanmar

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: As the Myanmar quagmire enters a fourth month, it is clear that all protagonists are still entertaining …

ERIA’s Senior Advisor on Healthcare Policy on How Diversification of Health Policies in ASEAN Successfully Responded to the COVID-19 Pandemic

News

ERIA’s Senior Advisor on Healthcare Policy on How Diversification of Health Policies in ASEAN Successfully Responded to the COVID-19 Pandemic

21 May 2021

ASEAN , COVID-19 , Healthcare

Jakarta, 21 May 2021: Dr Antonio Villanueva, Senior Advisor of ERIA on Healthcare Policy, participated in a webinar series, ‘Talking ASEAN’, an event focused on …

Identifying Policy Gaps to Undertake Structural Transformation in Lao PDR

News

Identifying Policy Gaps to Undertake Structural Transformation in Lao PDR

19 May 2021

Capacity Building , Lao PDR

Vientiane, 19 May 2021: Hosted jointly by the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Centre for Development Policy Research (CDR) of Lao PDR, ERIA’s Capacity Building …

ASEAN must Engage with US, China

Opinions

ASEAN must Engage with US, China

18 May 2021

ASEAN , China , United States

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: On 24 April at the Asean Leaders' Meeting in Jakarta, the Asean chair, Sultan Hassan Bolkiah, instructed foreign …

What Will India’s Post-COVID Recovery Look Like?

Opinions

What Will India’s Post-COVID Recovery Look Like?

17 May 2021

COVID-19

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Senior Energy Economist: Since the beginning of 2020, India has reported more than 25 million COVID cases, bringing the country’s …

In the News

The Filipino Elderly are Left Behind

13 May 2021

Note: This article was originally published in ABS CBN News. ERIA's research was mentioned. After the launching of a community pantry resulted in crowd chaos …

Implications of New Draft Law on NGOs

Opinions

Implications of New Draft Law on NGOs

11 May 2021

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Thailand's long-standing business-as-usual approach to local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and international non-governmental organisations (INGOs), will soon be …

In the News

What is ‘carbon trading’ in Hong Kong, and How do Renewable Energy Certificates Work Under 2050 net-zero Emissions Target

06 May 2021

Note: This article was originally published in South China Morning Post. ERIA’s research was cited. Hong Kong introduced a scheme for trading renewable energy certificates …

Preparing to Unlock the Lockdown with Lao PDR

News

Preparing to Unlock the Lockdown with Lao PDR

06 May 2021

Capacity Building , Lao PDR

Vientiane, 6 May 2021: ERIA’s Capacity Building Programme held an online workshop, ‘Unlocking the Lockdown: Alignment of Domestic and Regional Policies’ on 6 May. Hosted …

Call for Proposals: Sustaining Viet Nam’s Economic Miracle – The Role of Productivity Growth

News

Call for Proposals: Sustaining Viet Nam’s Economic Miracle – The Role of Productivity Growth

05 May 2021

Call for Proposals , Viet Nam

Jakarta, 5 May 2021: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submissions of original research proposals for its project, Sustaining Viet …

Can Power help Biden's foreign policy?

Opinions

Can Power help Biden's foreign policy?

04 May 2021

United States

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: The confirmation of Samantha Power last week as the new head of the US Agency for …

Cooperation at the Core of ASEAN-China Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

News

Cooperation at the Core of ASEAN-China Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

29 May 2020

COVID-19

Jakarta, 29 May 2020: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) participated in the 1st Jakarta Forum on ASEAN-China Relations 2020 held …

The New Normal: Elderly Life and Care Post COVID-19

News

The New Normal: Elderly Life and Care Post COVID-19

28 May 2020

Healthcare

Jakarta, 28 May 2020: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), in partnership with the Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) …

From Containment to Recovery:  Rescuing the ASEAN from Crisis

Opinions

From Containment to Recovery: Rescuing the ASEAN from Crisis

28 May 2020

COVID-19 , Energy

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Senior Energy Economist: The upcoming 36th ASEAN Summit will take place against the backdrop of severely damaged business and investor confidence …

ERIA’s Capacity Building Goes Online with Pandemic Policy Webinar

News

ERIA’s Capacity Building Goes Online with Pandemic Policy Webinar

28 May 2020

Capacity Building , COVID-19

Naypyitaw, 28 May 2020: On 27 and 28 May, ERIA’s Capacity Building Programme went online for the first time with two webinars for 30 government …

In the News

Indonesia’s Clean Energy Program Faces Setback, ETI Ranking Plunges

20 May 2020

Energy

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 20 May 2020. Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto was quoted . Indonesia’s readiness to …

RCEP Talks Shouldn't Leave India out

Opinions

RCEP Talks Shouldn't Leave India out

19 May 2020

India , RCEP

By Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged countries around the world over the past three months and India, the world's largest …

Realizing ASEAN Smart Cities – A Webinar with Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi

Multimedia , News

Realizing ASEAN Smart Cities – A Webinar with Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi

18 May 2020

ASEAN , Governance , Innovation and Technology , Singapore , Urban Development

Jakarta, 14 May 2020: A webinar dialogue on Realizing Smart Cities was jointly hosted by the Smart Cities Network and Economic Research Institute for ASEAN …

EU deal key to recovery of ASEAN airlines

Opinions

EU deal key to recovery of ASEAN airlines

16 May 2020

COVID-19

By Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto, ERIA's Energy Economist and Panayotis Christidis: Following the COVID-19 outbreak, all 10 ASEAN countries have implemented strict air travel …

Post-Pandemic ASEAN must Bridge the Digital Gender Divide

Opinions

Post-Pandemic ASEAN must Bridge the Digital Gender Divide

13 May 2020

COVID-19 , Strategy and Partnership Programme

By Giulia Ajmone Marsan, ERIA's Strategy and Partnership Director and Ms Lydia Ruddy, ERIA's Director of Communications: Asean member states have a unique opportunity to …

Repatriation of Thais needs ramping up

Opinions

Repatriation of Thais needs ramping up

12 May 2020

Thailand

By Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: In recent weeks, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has accelerated efforts to bring Thai citizens stranded overseas …

In the News

Cabaraban: How vulnerable is Northern Mindanao from Covid-19? (2nd of 2 parts)

12 May 2020

COVID-19

Note: This article was originally published in Sunstar on 12 May 2020. ERIA’s research: Longitudinal Study of Aging and Health in the Philippines was …

In the News

Time to Turn Virus Crisis into Opportunity

08 May 2020

COVID-19

Note: This article was originally published in Borneo Bulletin on 8 May 2020. Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi was quoted. Since its inception in 1970, …

In the News

Market Design for Multilateral Trade of Electricity in ASEAN: A Survey of  the Key Components and Feasibility

06 May 2020

Trade

Note: This article was published in Asian Economic Papers. Dr Yanfei Li is acknowledged as the contributing author . The member states of ASEAN …

In the News

Japan to tackle plastic marine waste, uphold free trade with ASEAN: Abe

31 May 2019

Note: This article was originally published in Kyodo News on 30 May 2019. ERIA was mentioned. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday called for other …

News

Prof Akiko Yamanaka Speaks at T20 Summit 2019 in Tokyo

27 May 2019

Conference

Tokyo, 27 May 2019: Prof Akiko Yamanaka, the Special Advisor to the President of ERIA, participated as one of the co-chairs of Task-Force 4 (TF4): …

ERIA Attends T20 Summit in Tokyo

News

ERIA Attends T20 Summit in Tokyo

27 May 2019

Conference

Tokyo, 26-27 May 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) participated in the Think 20 (T20) Summit of the G20 held …

ERIA Holds the 12th Governing Board Meeting

News

ERIA Holds the 12th Governing Board Meeting

27 May 2019

ERIA , Governing Board

Jakarta, 24 May 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted the 12th Governing Board Meeting at the Fairmont Hotel in …

In the News

A guide to renewable power in Cambodia

24 May 2019

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Southeast Asia Globe on 24 May 2019. ERIA’s research finding together with Cambodia’s General Department of Energy …

In the News

Japan-Indonesia Summit Telephone Talk

22 May 2019

Indonesia , Japan

Note: This news was originally published in Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of Japan on 22 May 2019. The Project 2045 was featured. On …

In the News

Jokowi's agenda: economy and infrastructure

22 May 2019

Indonesia , Infrastructure

Note: This article was originally published in China Daily on 22 May 2019. Dr Dionisius Narjoko, ERIA Senior Economist, was featured. The result of Indonesia's …

Prof Akiko Yamanaka Speaks at OECD Forum in Paris

News

Prof Akiko Yamanaka Speaks at OECD Forum in Paris

21 May 2019

OECD

Paris, 20-21 May 2019: Prof Akiko Yamanaka, the Special Advisor to the President of ERIA, participated as the panelist in one of the sessions in …

MITI Secretary-General Mr Lokman Hakim B. Ali Appointed as ERIA Governing Board Member

News

MITI Secretary-General Mr Lokman Hakim B. Ali Appointed as ERIA Governing Board Member

20 May 2019

ERIA , Governing Board

Kuala Lumpur, 20 May 2019: Malaysia’s Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) recently assigned Mr Lokman Hakim B. Ali to represent Malaysia in the …

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