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Bangkok fit to host Biden-Xi talks

29 July 2022

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Bangkok is a suitable venue for the first face-to-face talks between US President Joe Biden and Chinese …

Opinions

Myanmar’s execution of activists is an outrage

27 July 2022

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: The military junta’s latest action has further worsened the prospect of a peace process in Myanmar. The ASEAN …

ERIA Participates in the 2nd G20 Agriculture Deputies Meeting in Yogyakarta

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ERIA Participates in the 2nd G20 Agriculture Deputies Meeting in Yogyakarta

27 July 2022

Agricultural Development , G20

Yogyakarta, 27-29 July 2022: The Second G20 Agriculture Deputies Meeting (ADM) was held on 27-29 July 2022 in Yogyakarta. This Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) Working …

G20 High-Level Forum on Trade, Investment, and Industry: New Normal, New Technologies, New Financing

News , Press Releases

G20 High-Level Forum on Trade, Investment, and Industry: New Normal, New Technologies, New Financing

27 July 2022

G20 , Trade

Jakarta, 27 July 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-hosted a G20 High-Level Forum (HLF) on Trade, Investment, and Industry …

Opinions

Upcoming AMM Facing Uphill Tasks

26 July 2022

ASEAN

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: The ASEAN Foreign Ministerial Meeting (AMM) next week will be a test of its centrality and relevancy …

ERIA Co-Hosts G20 High-Level Forum on Trade, Investment, and Industry

News , Press Releases

ERIA Co-Hosts G20 High-Level Forum on Trade, Investment, and Industry

26 July 2022

G20 , Trade

Jakarta, 26-27 July 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-hosted a G20 High-Level Forum (HLF) on trade, investment, and industry …

Inclusive Education in ASEAN: Fostering Belonging for Students with Disabilities

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Inclusive Education in ASEAN: Fostering Belonging for Students with Disabilities

21 July 2022

Education , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Jakarta, 21 July 2022: Inclusive education systems and ecosystem should be a key focus of education policies in ASEAN Member States and East Asian countries, …

Opinions

Thai 3Rs Secret to Handling US, China

19 July 2022

China , Thailand , United States

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Recent visits by the foreign ministers of China and the US created lots of buzz among the …

ERIA and ASEAN Secretariat Host Forum on Cross-Sectoral Dialogue for Implementation Plan for the Framework for Circular Economy for the ASEAN Economic Community

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ERIA and ASEAN Secretariat Host Forum on Cross-Sectoral Dialogue for Implementation Plan for the Framework for Circular Economy for the ASEAN Economic Community

19 July 2022

ASEAN

Jakarta, 19 July 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the ASEAN Secretariat hosted the virtual Cross-Sectoral Dialogue for the …

ERIA Takes Part in the 17th Indonesian Regional Science Association Conference

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ERIA Takes Part in the 17th Indonesian Regional Science Association Conference

18 July 2022

Conference , Economic , Healthcare

Lombok, 18-19 July 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) participated in and supported the 17th Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) …

IR 4.0, Skills Training, TVET Tackled in Cambodia Workshop

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IR 4.0, Skills Training, TVET Tackled in Cambodia Workshop

14 July 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia , Technology

Sihanoukville, 14 July 2022: ‘Thanks to the advances in artificial intelligence (AI), more responsive and adaptable robots can better interact with humans and their environment …

Discussing What the RCEP Customs Procedures and Trade Facilitation Provisions Mean for Cambodian Business

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Discussing What the RCEP Customs Procedures and Trade Facilitation Provisions Mean for Cambodian Business

14 July 2022

Cambodia , Capacity Building , RCEP

Jakarta, 14 July 2022: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is envisaged to be a mega trade agreement that establishes a modern, comprehensive, high-quality, and …

Opinions

Remembering Abe and Japan's Rise

12 July 2022

Japan

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: It is not an overstatement to say that the late prime minister Shinzo Abe single-handedly promoted Japan's …

ISPONRE and ERIA Sign MoU to Promote Institutional Cooperation on Prioritized Research Field

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ISPONRE and ERIA Sign MoU to Promote Institutional Cooperation on Prioritized Research Field

11 July 2022

Viet Nam

Ha Noi, 11 July 2022: ERIA’s COO, Mr Koji Hachiyama signed MoU with The Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment …

It is Time for Inclusive Education in ASEAN - Fostering Belonging for Students with Disabilities

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It is Time for Inclusive Education in ASEAN - Fostering Belonging for Students with Disabilities

08 July 2022

Education

By Rubeena Singh: This is the decade of change. The COVID-19 pandemic, recent geopolitical conflicts, climate change, have pushed us to think about the …

Upon the Occasion of the Death of Mr Shinzo Abe

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Upon the Occasion of the Death of Mr Shinzo Abe

08 July 2022

Japan

Jakarta, 8 July 2022: It is with the greatest shock and most profound sorrow that I, and all of us at ERIA, have learned of …

ERIA, DRDF Release Longitudinal Study of Ageing and Health in the Philippines

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ERIA, DRDF Release Longitudinal Study of Ageing and Health in the Philippines

07 July 2022

Ageing Population , Healthcare , Philippines

Jakarta, 7 July 2022: Baseline data on the health, economic status, and overall well-being of Filipinos age 60 years and above was released by the …

ERIA Talks on Energy Poverty at  Rural Development, Poverty Eradication Workshop

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ERIA Talks on Energy Poverty at Rural Development, Poverty Eradication Workshop

07 July 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia , Energy

Siem Reap, 7–9 July 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) joined several international organisations and non-governmental organisations that participated in …

ERIA Presents Sustainable Investment for Global Economic Recovery at the G20 Trade, Investment, and Industry Working Group

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ERIA Presents Sustainable Investment for Global Economic Recovery at the G20 Trade, Investment, and Industry Working Group

07 July 2022

G20 , Investment , Trade

Solo, 7 July 2022: Three priority issues were discussed during the second working group meeting of the G20 Trade, Investment, and Industry Working Group held …

Opinions

Time to Strategise Thai-Philippine Ties

05 July 2022

Philippines , Thailand

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Newly elected Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr met with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai …

Dare to Start: Addressing Gender Gaps in Entrepreneurship in Asia

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Dare to Start: Addressing Gender Gaps in Entrepreneurship in Asia

05 July 2022

Entrepreneurship , Strategy and Partnership Programme , Women Participation

Jakarta, 5 July 2022: Entrepreneurs are the driving force behind economic progress, and rapid economic expansion in Asia has resulted in better socio-economic conditions, including …

ERIA President Delivers Keynote Speech for the Borneo International Conference of Agrotechnology 2022

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ERIA President Delivers Keynote Speech for the Borneo International Conference of Agrotechnology 2022

02 July 2022

Agricultural Development , Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam, 02 July 2022: Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), delivered a keynote speech at …

Think Tank Talent for the Future

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Think Tank Talent for the Future

28 July 2021

Think Tank

Dubai, UAE; 28 July 2021: Global transitions shaping the future of work impact think tanks as much as many other industries, yet there has been …

Brunei's chairmanship is truly ASEAN

Opinions

Brunei's chairmanship is truly ASEAN

27 July 2021

ASEAN , Brunei Darussalam

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: By default, Brunei's Asean chairmanship has brought into the open the bloc's strengths and weaknesses for all …

Incubators and Accelerators are Key Actors of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems: The E-S-I Webinar #6

Multimedia , News

Incubators and Accelerators are Key Actors of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems: The E-S-I Webinar #6

22 July 2021

Entrepreneurship , Innovation and Technology , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Jakarta, 22 July 2021: Incubators and accelerators are organisations providing services to entrepreneurs to help them start, grow, and scale up their businesses: from support …

New US push: Vaccine and Mekong

Opinions

New US push: Vaccine and Mekong

20 July 2021

United States

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken used the special session with Asean last week to shore up …

Enhancing Food Supply Chain Resilience and Food Security in ASEAN with Digital Technologies

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Enhancing Food Supply Chain Resilience and Food Security in ASEAN with Digital Technologies

16 July 2021

Agricultural Development , Innovation and Technology

Jakarta, 16 July 2021: Digital technologies are changing agriculture and food systems and can help governments improve the efficiency and effectiveness of existing policies …

Russia is back and it's a little bit better

Opinions

Russia is back and it's a little bit better

13 July 2021

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Make no mistake, Russia is back in Southeast Asia, the region where its former empire reigned during …

ERIA Discusses Findings of Recent OECD Economic Survey of Indonesia

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ERIA Discusses Findings of Recent OECD Economic Survey of Indonesia

13 July 2021

OECD , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Paris/Jakarta 13 July 2021: The latest OECD Economic Survey of Indonesia notes how economic growth in the county has been severely affected by the pandemic …

Cambodian Officials Learn New Approaches to Transposition

News

Cambodian Officials Learn New Approaches to Transposition

12 July 2021

Cambodia , Capacity Building

Jakarta, 12 July 2021: The World Customs Organisation (WCO) updates the Harmonised System (HS) of tariff descriptions and classification around once in five years. As …

Can Thailand's vibrant media be self-regulated?

Opinions

Can Thailand's vibrant media be self-regulated?

06 July 2021

Media , Thailand

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Exactly 24 years ago this week, some 40-plus publishers and editors from all over Thailand came together …

Thailand Must Get its Act Together on US

Opinions

Thailand Must Get its Act Together on US

01 July 2021

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: The Biden administration has made the Thai-US alliance more secure and valuable as demonstrated by the 7th Thai-US …

Three Point Pathway for Promoting Sustainable Palm Oil Production and Trade

Opinions

Three Point Pathway for Promoting Sustainable Palm Oil Production and Trade

01 July 2021

Energy , Sustainable Development Goals , Trade

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovation: Since its inception for commercial purposes in early 1900s, palm oil has been promoted …

JCIE and ERIA Announce Winners of the 1st Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation Award

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JCIE and ERIA Announce Winners of the 1st Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation Award

31 July 2020

Healthcare

Tokyo and Jakarta, 31 July 2020: A virtual event to celebrate the Grand Prize and Second Prize winners of the 1st Healthy Aging Prize for …

ERIA Hosts Webinar on Overcoming GVC Disruptions for MSMEs

Multimedia , News

ERIA Hosts Webinar on Overcoming GVC Disruptions for MSMEs

30 July 2020

Finance and Macroeconomy , SMEs , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Jakarta, 30 July 2020: The ERIA MSMEs Webinar Talk #3 ‘Overcoming GVC Disruptions – Thinking Out of the Box’, was held on 30 July 2020. …

In the News

ASEAN can go Beyond U.S.-China Dynamic

28 July 2020

ASEAN

Note: This article was originally published in New Strait Times on 28 July 2020. Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn was quoted. US-CHINA, US-China …

China Seeks Stronger ASEAN Ties

Opinions

China Seeks Stronger ASEAN Ties

28 July 2020

China

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: ASEAN and China will celebrate the 30th anniversary of bilateral relations next year and at issue is whether …

Call for Proposals: ERIA Microdata Research Fiscal Year 2020

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Call for Proposals: ERIA Microdata Research Fiscal Year 2020

28 July 2020

Call for Proposals

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submissions of research proposals for the ERIA Microdata Research Project for Fiscal Year 2020. …

Scaling Renewable Energy in ASEAN:  Hydrogen as the Missing Piece

Opinions

Scaling Renewable Energy in ASEAN: Hydrogen as the Missing Piece

23 July 2020

Energy

By Dr Han Phoumin, Senior Energy Economist: Recent international headlines have been declaring the potential of hydrogen to solve some of the key issues that …

RCEP the Key to East Asia's Recovery

Opinions

RCEP the Key to East Asia's Recovery

21 July 2020

RCEP

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: The Asean-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will almost certainly be signed at the 37th Asean Summit in …

ERIA Hosts Virtual Forum on Fostering Regulatory Cooperation Through Implementation of GRP in ASEAN

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ERIA Hosts Virtual Forum on Fostering Regulatory Cooperation Through Implementation of GRP in ASEAN

20 July 2020

ASEAN

Jakarta, 20 July 2020: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted a Virtual Forum on Fostering Regulatory Cooperation through Implementation of …

Can a Self-Reliance Strategy Pull India Out of Recession?

Opinions

Can a Self-Reliance Strategy Pull India Out of Recession?

19 July 2020

India

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Senior Energy Economist: Addressing the nation on the COVID-19 pandemic recovery on May 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a historic …

SMEs Need the Right Skills and Government’s Helping Hand to be Successful in E-commerce

Opinions

SMEs Need the Right Skills and Government’s Helping Hand to be Successful in E-commerce

17 July 2020

E-commerce

By Dr Rashesh Shrestha, Economist: A recent survey[1] of ASEAN SMEs showed that 8 in 10 have made technology their top investment priority. This is …

In the News

GECF-ERIA Joint Workshop on LNG

17 July 2020

Energy

GECF-ERIA Joint Workshop on LNG was mentioned by several media ‘Menteri ESDM Paparkan Program Pengembangan Gas Nasional di Forum GECF-ERIA’ by Kontan on …

The Second Module on E-Commerce for Capacity Building Programme

News

The Second Module on E-Commerce for Capacity Building Programme

17 July 2020

Capacity Building , E-commerce

Jakarta, 15 July 2020: The second module on e-commerce for ERIA’s Capacity Building Programme started on 13 July with the posting of course materials on-line, …

In the News

Mekong Sub-Regional Co-operation must Converge with ASEAN Goals: Official

14 July 2020

Mekong Region

Note: This article was originally published in Viet Nam News on 14 July 2020. Prof Fukunari Kimura was mentioned. HÀ NỘI — …

In the News

ASEAN Forum on Sub-Regional Development Opens

14 July 2020

ASEAN

Note: This article was originally published in Vietnam Plus. ERIA’s report on the Mekong sub-region’s development was mentioned. ASEAN should prioritise the enhancement of connectivity, …

In the News

The Prosperous Mekong Subregion Helps Strengthen ASEAN's Position in the Regional Structure

14 July 2020

ASEAN

Note: This article was originally published in Hanoimoi on 14 July 2020. Prof Fukunari Kimura was mentioned . Note that the article is …

Thai-US Alliance Comes with New Twists

Opinions

Thai-US Alliance Comes with New Twists

14 July 2020

Thailand , United States

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Before General James C McConville, the Chief of Staff of the US army, was able to sign the …

ERIA Presents Video on the Future of Work in ASEAN

Multimedia

ERIA Presents Video on the Future of Work in ASEAN

14 July 2020

ASEAN , Human Capital , Strategy and Partnership Programme

The future of work is complex. Technological change, especially the digital transformation, is changing the landscape of work and presents new challenges but also opportunities …

ERIA and AIPA Host Dialogue on the Issue of Waste Management During COVID-19

News

ERIA and AIPA Host Dialogue on the Issue of Waste Management During COVID-19

13 July 2020

Waste Management

Jakarta, 13 July 2020: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held the ‘Online Joint Dialogue on Waste Management in the Context …

In the News

Waste Management in the Context of Covid-19 Pandemic

13 July 2020

AIPA

ERIA-AIPA virtual dialogue on ‘Waste Management in the Context of Covid-19 Pandemic’ was featured in DPR-RI website. (please note that the article is in Indonesian) …

New On-line Course on E-Commerce for Government Officials

News

New On-line Course on E-Commerce for Government Officials

13 July 2020

Capacity Building , E-commerce

Jakarta, 13 July 2020: ERIA’s Capacity Building Program has launched a series of on-line workshops on e-commerce. The seven modules, designed for government officials, will …

Indonesia and Philippines are Smart to Make Nuclear Power Plans

Opinions

Indonesia and Philippines are Smart to Make Nuclear Power Plans

12 July 2020

Energy

By Prof Jun Arima, Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Environment: Even though critics say building nuclear power plants is an expensive and environmentally …

ASEAN’s Frontline Heroes: Women and the Cost of Informal Ageing Care During (and After) a Pandemic

Opinions

ASEAN’s Frontline Heroes: Women and the Cost of Informal Ageing Care During (and After) a Pandemic

10 July 2020

COVID-19 , Women Participation

By Ms Lydia Ruddy, ERIA's Director of Communications: In Indonesia, heart-breaking stories about healthcare workers who died as a result of Covid-19 started appearing in …

Riding on the E-commerce Bandwagon: 2nd ERIA MSME Series Talk

Multimedia , News

Riding on the E-commerce Bandwagon: 2nd ERIA MSME Series Talk

09 July 2020

Digital Economy , Innovation and Technology , SMEs , Strategy and Partnership Programme , Webinar

Jakarta, 9 July 2020: The ERIA MSMEs Webinar Talk #2 ‘Riding on The E-Commerce Bandwagon: Now or Never? – Perspectives from ASEAN MSMEs’, was held …

Call for Proposals: ERIA Research on COVID-19 and Regional Economic Integration

News

Call for Proposals: ERIA Research on COVID-19 and Regional Economic Integration

08 July 2020

Call for Proposals

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submission of proposals for an ERIA study on COVID-19 and its implications for the …

Navigating ASEAN’s post-COVID-19 Energy Transition

Opinions

Navigating ASEAN’s post-COVID-19 Energy Transition

07 July 2020

COVID-19

By Dr Han Phoumin, Senior Energy Economist: Daily global carbon emissions dropped by 17 per cent in the first quarter of 2020 compared with 2019 …

Engagement key to Sino-Thai Ties

Opinions

Engagement key to Sino-Thai Ties

07 July 2020

Thailand

By Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Gone are the days when policymakers could sit back and relax to watch Sino-Thai relations moving ahead in autopilot …

Reimagining Global Value Chains after COVID-19

Opinions

Reimagining Global Value Chains after COVID-19

02 July 2020

COVID-19

By Prof Shujiro Urata, Senior Research Advisor to the President of ERIA: COVID-19 is exposing the vulnerability of global value chains (GVCs). GVCs contribute …

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