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Socialisation Workshop on the RCEP E-Commerce Work Plan for Lao PDR

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Socialisation Workshop on the RCEP E-Commerce Work Plan for Lao PDR

12 January 2022

Capacity Building , Lao PDR , Trade

Vientiane, 12 Jan 2022: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) came into force on 1 January 2022, with a chapter dedicated to e-commerce (Chapter 12). …

The Next Chapter of ASEAN and Japan Economic Cooperation in the Post-Pandemic Era

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The Next Chapter of ASEAN and Japan Economic Cooperation in the Post-Pandemic Era

10 January 2022

Japan

Jakarta, 10 January 2022: ERIA, in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan …

The Next Chapter of ASEAN and Japan Economic Cooperation in the Post-Pandemic Era

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The Next Chapter of ASEAN and Japan Economic Cooperation in the Post-Pandemic Era

10 January 2022

Jakarta, 10 January: FPCI in collaboration with Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry of Japan …

Call for Proposals: Open Trade, Sustainable Investment and Industry.

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Call for Proposals: Open Trade, Sustainable Investment and Industry.

05 January 2022

Call for Proposals

The T20 Policy Brief Abstract submission deadline has been extended to January 17 to attract more submissions. We kindly invite you to submit abstracts of …

Digitalisation and COVID-19 Recovery in ASEAN with Dr Lurong Chen | ASEAN Insights Podcast

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Digitalisation and COVID-19 Recovery in ASEAN with Dr Lurong Chen | ASEAN Insights Podcast

27 December 2021

ASEAN , COVID-19 , Digital Economy , Podcast

Today's ASEAN Insight episode with Dr Lurong Chen, Senior Economist at ERIA, focuses on Digitalisation in ASEAN and the important role it plays in the …

Lauding RCEP: Free Trade for (almost) All

Opinions

Lauding RCEP: Free Trade for (almost) All

21 December 2021

RCEP

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: When the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) comes into force on Jan 1, its member countries can …

ERIA joins Global Strategic Dialogue 2021

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ERIA joins Global Strategic Dialogue 2021

20 December 2021

China , Climate Change , COVID-19

Beijing 20 December 2021: A hybrid webinar for Open Global Economy - Global Strategic Dialogues was co-organized by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences …

Building ASEAN's Circular Economy with Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi | ASEAN Insights Podcast

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Building ASEAN's Circular Economy with Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi | ASEAN Insights Podcast

20 December 2021

ASEAN , Circular Economy , Podcast

ASEAN economic ministers adopted the Framework for Circular Economy (CE) for the ASEAN Economic Community in October 2021. The Framework sets out an ambitious long-term …

What Does the RCEP Mean for Indonesia?

Opinions

What Does the RCEP Mean for Indonesia?

15 December 2021

Indonesia , RCEP

By Dr Lili Yan Ing, Lead Advisor on Southeast Asia Region: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will come into effect by 1 January 2022, …

Identifying New Growth Path of Services, Urban Amenities and GVC in Cambodia

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Identifying New Growth Path of Services, Urban Amenities and GVC in Cambodia

13 December 2021

Capacity Building

Phnom Penh, 13 December 2021: A key aspect of Global Value Chain (GVC) transformation is the level of growth of service activities and linkages in …

Japan’s Carbon Neutrality Challenge

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Japan’s Carbon Neutrality Challenge

09 December 2021

Energy

By Prof Jun Arima, Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Environment: As the world enters the implementation phase of the Paris Agreement, countries are increasingly …

Social Enterprises and Inclusive Societies for Persons with Disabilities | E-S-I Special Episode

Multimedia , News

Social Enterprises and Inclusive Societies for Persons with Disabilities | E-S-I Special Episode

08 December 2021

Entrepreneurship , Innovation and Technology , Strategy and Partnership Programme , Webinar

Jakarta, 8 December 2021: Social entrepreneurship is a growing phenomenon both worldwide and across the ASEAN region. Social enterprises (SEs) are business entities that provide …

Thailand-UN at 75: Peace and Security

Opinions

Thailand-UN at 75: Peace and Security

07 December 2021

Thailand

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: There are a few things at which Thailand has excelled at the United Nations: Multilateralism, South-South cooperation, …

ERIA Mourns the Passing of Prof Jim McGann

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ERIA Mourns the Passing of Prof Jim McGann

01 December 2021

ERIA , Think Tank

It is with the greatest sorrow that I, and all of us at ERIA, have learned of the passing of Prof James McGann. We were …

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Needs more Women and Girls to Drive an Inclusive Post-Pandemic Recovery

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution Needs more Women and Girls to Drive an Inclusive Post-Pandemic Recovery

30 November 2021

Women Participation

By Dr Giulia Ajmone Marsan and Mr Ravindra Ngo: According to UNESCO data, globally, women are progressing towards parity in higher education (they represent 45-55% …

Govt Backs Information as Public Good

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Govt Backs Information as Public Good

30 November 2021

Media

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: At the recent Unesco General Conference this month, one of the key issues discussed and debated among …

The Economics of COP 26: How to Mobilize the Trillion Dollars to Meet the Net Zero Targets?

Opinions

The Economics of COP 26: How to Mobilize the Trillion Dollars to Meet the Net Zero Targets?

30 November 2021

ASEAN , Energy , Environment

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovation, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA): The COP 26 has come and …

Catching up with the increasing plastic waste: Voluntary initiatives alone are no longer enough

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Catching up with the increasing plastic waste: Voluntary initiatives alone are no longer enough

29 November 2021

Environment

By Hendro Putra Johannes, Research Associate, and Ayako Mizuno, Programme Manager ,Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA): As a result of rapid …

Fostering Next-Gen Entrepreneurs and Innovators| E-S-I Webinar #10

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Fostering Next-Gen Entrepreneurs and Innovators| E-S-I Webinar #10

25 November 2021

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

Jakarta, 25 November 2021: In times of great disruptions, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, more innovators are needed to tackle emerging challenges. Entrepreneurs and innovators …

ERIA Participates in the 13th Asia-Europe Summit Meeting

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ERIA Participates in the 13th Asia-Europe Summit Meeting

25 November 2021

Asia - Europe

Phnom Penh, 25-26 November 2021: Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of ERIA, attended the 13th Asia-Europe Summit Meeting (ASEM) as an observer. The ASEM Summit was …

Asian Inclusive Smart Cities in the post COVID-19 Arena

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Asian Inclusive Smart Cities in the post COVID-19 Arena

24 November 2021

Kyoto, 24 November 2021: The rapid speed of urbanization in Asia has led to a shift in the way people live and the way human …

ERIA Participates in the First Asia Europe Economic Business Forum

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ERIA Participates in the First Asia Europe Economic Business Forum

24 November 2021

Asia - Europe , Cambodia

Phnom Penh, 24 November 2021: The first Asia-Europe Economic and Business Forum (AEEBF) was held on 24 November 2021, on the sidelines of the 13th …

COP26 and the End of Coal: ASEAN needs a plan

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COP26 and the End of Coal: ASEAN needs a plan

23 November 2021

Energy

By Dr Han Phoumin, Senior Energy Economist: Among the immediate results of COP26 in Glasgow is a strong commitment by at least 23 nations to …

Thai Sway on Paris more than Food

Opinions

Thai Sway on Paris more than Food

23 November 2021

Thailand

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: It is almost impossible to convince the French that there are other cuisines in the whole wide world …

Supporting the Transition to the Negative List Under ATISA

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Supporting the Transition to the Negative List Under ATISA

23 November 2021

Cambodia , Capacity Building , Services

Phnom Penh, 22-23 November 2021: The ASEAN Member States (AMS) commitment to trade liberalisation has been agreed in the ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement (ATISA) …

Implementing and Monitoring RCEP: Understanding Trade and Domestic Structural Transformation – Workshop for Cambodian Officials

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Implementing and Monitoring RCEP: Understanding Trade and Domestic Structural Transformation – Workshop for Cambodian Officials

23 November 2021

Cambodia , Capacity Building , RCEP

Phnom Penh, 23 – 26 November 2021: Cambodian officials joined a second workshop to enhance their knowledge and understanding of key policy tools to monitor …

The Research Institutes Network Holds Annual Meeting Virtually

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The Research Institutes Network Holds Annual Meeting Virtually

22 November 2021

Research Institutes Network

Jakarta, 22 November 2021: The annual Research Institute Network (RIN) meeting was held to gather input from leaders of international research organisations for ERIA’s current …

Bappenas and ERIA Launch the Indonesian Manufacturing Sector Review

Press Releases

Bappenas and ERIA Launch the Indonesian Manufacturing Sector Review

17 November 2021

Indonesia , Industry and Manufacturing

Jakarta, 17 November 2021: The Ministry of National Development Planning/National Development Planning Agency, Republic of Indonesia, in collaboration with the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN …

The Digital Creative Economy Can Be a Driver of the Post-Pandemic Economy in ASEAN

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The Digital Creative Economy Can Be a Driver of the Post-Pandemic Economy in ASEAN

17 November 2021

ASEAN , Digital Economy , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Bali, 17 November 2021: The Digital Creative Economy offers significant economic growth opportunities for ASEAN. The creative economy is related to a broad range of …

Policy on Myanmar must be Prudent

Opinions

Policy on Myanmar must be Prudent

16 November 2021

Myanmar

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Ten months into the crisis in Myanmar, Thailand is still scrambling for a well-balanced policy that would lessen …

Rules of Origin under RCEP: A Training for Lao PDR Officials

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Rules of Origin under RCEP: A Training for Lao PDR Officials

15 November 2021

Capacity Building , Lao PDR , RCEP

Vientiane, 15 – 19 November 2021: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will come into force on January 1, 2022 for those countries that have …

The 13th ASEM Plenary Study Launched

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The 13th ASEM Plenary Study Launched

11 November 2021

Asia - Europe , Cambodia

Phnom Penh, 11 November 2021: The 13th ASEM plenary study ‘13th Asia Europe Meeting: Multilateral Cooperation for Resilient, Sustainable, and Rules-Based Future for ASEM’ was …

Harvesting Insights on Agriculture Technology and Innovation Across ASEAN and India

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Harvesting Insights on Agriculture Technology and Innovation Across ASEAN and India

11 November 2021

Agricultural Development , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Jakarta/Ahmedabad, 11 November 2021: Agriculture plays a crucial role in the growth of some of the largest economies across the globe – including India and …

Thailand's High Stakes for APEC 2022

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Thailand's High Stakes for APEC 2022

09 November 2021

Thailand

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was happy to have a chat and a photo with US President Joe …

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Key Trends during the Viet Nam Industry 4.0 Summit

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Key Trends during the Viet Nam Industry 4.0 Summit

09 November 2021

Entrepreneurship , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Hanoi, 9 November 2021: The ASEAN digital economy is booming. To maximise the potential benefits arising from digital technology adoption, firms across ASEAN need to …

RCEP, SDGs, and the Need for Sustainable FDI Policies

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RCEP, SDGs, and the Need for Sustainable FDI Policies

08 November 2021

ASEAN , RCEP

Jakarta, 8 November 2021: ‘Building back better’ in Southeast Asia offers an opportunity to advance the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. This was …

Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 on Southeast Asian Public Health Systems

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Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 on Southeast Asian Public Health Systems

04 November 2021

ASEAN , Healthcare

Jakarta/Manila, 4 November 2021: Asia’s think tanks play an increasingly important role in shaping the future of the region. Over the past several …

Can Glasgow COP 26 Save the Planet?  Transforming Climate Fatigue into People Centric Climate Actions

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Can Glasgow COP 26 Save the Planet? Transforming Climate Fatigue into People Centric Climate Actions

04 November 2021

ASEAN , Energy , Environment

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovation, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA): The 26th Session of the Conference …

Cambodia Takes to Global Stage Again

Opinions

Cambodia Takes to Global Stage Again

02 November 2021

Cambodia

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: For the next 365 days, every move Cambodia, especially Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, …

RCEP E-Commerce Provisions and What They Mean for Cambodia

Multimedia , News

RCEP E-Commerce Provisions and What They Mean for Cambodia

02 November 2021

Cambodia , Capacity Building , RCEP

Jakarta, 2 November 2021: With the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) set to come into force in January 2022, the agreement's e-commerce provisions will play …

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